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For more than a day, Phaedra Martin, the six-year-old who was reportedly abducted in Tuesday's brazen midday attack on Ransford Avenue in St Andrew, remains missing.The disappearance of five-year-old Iesha Stewart, of Lower Second Street, Kingston...

Youth Minister Lisa Hanna has challenged Jamaicans to be more involved in the fight to stamp out instances of violence and sexual abuse against children, stating that efforts to positively impact the lives of the country's young will amount to zero...

A CLAIM by Opposition Spokesman on Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Edmund Bartlett that Jamaica should steer away from its "overtly mendicant" approach to development was quickly challenged on the floor of Parliament yesterday by Junior Minister...

Principal Harvey Brown believes living by example and inspiring others are central to changing lives.A teacher for the last 18 years, Brown has been the principal of the Stony Hill Infant, Primary and Junior High School since May 2014. Seeing...

Very high risk! Several communities within a five-kilometre (3.1 miles) radius of the Riverton dump were given that designation as a result of their exposure to...

ONE ADULT male has been taken into custody after The Gleaner yesterday broke the story of 14-year-old Shanique, who claimed she was kidnapped, and, along with other girls, forced into prostitution.Preliminary checks by the Centre for Investigation...

Board chairmen of the country's regional health authorities have been instructed to conduct a comprehensive audit of their major hospitals and health centres to determine the availability of supplies as well as the challenges being faced in ensuring...

At 100 years old, Olga Christie has many pearls of wisdom to pass on to young women about preserving their virtue and never giving up.Christie, who said she is still a virgin, recently celebrated her...

Amid a push by the Government to acquire body cameras for members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), there is a warning from the leaders of two Canadian law-enforcement agencies that the technology is very expensive to manage.Chief Devon...

Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of the West Indies Dr  André Haughton wants to see sustainable farming mechanisms, including agro-processing, and aggressive expansion of Jamaica's information and communications technology (ICT) sector to increase the prospects of production.
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