Sun | Dec 11, 2016

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The challenging economic condition, which has blanketed the island for a number of years, is taking a toll on some charities, which will be unable to reach out to the less fortunate the way they usually do this Christmas.Desmond Whitely, manager of...

Several companies have been asked to pull or adjust the advertisements they have put out in their effort to attract persons looking Christmas deals.The watchdog Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) late last week confirmed that some ads were found to...

With the Government facing increasing pressure over its decision to grant a domestic mobile spectrum licence to Symbiote Investments (which trades as Caricel), the company has gone on the offensive, arguing that it is facing unfair and unjust...

With the change in the composition of the respective municipal councils in western Jamaica, some stakeholders say they are hoping the councillors will take a new approach to governance - not only focusing on parochial matters but encourage economic...

Chartered engineer, Professor Gossett Oliver, has charged that some locally trained engineers are receiving less pay than their colleagues from abroad while working together on development projects in Jamaica.According to Oliver, the disparity...

Good day, readers, and thanks for the continued support of this column, I ask that you exercise some patience with us as we try to get to all your questions in a timely manner. This week I respond to another reader's question.Good day Mr Francis,I...

With just a few days remaining in 2016, it is an apt juncture at which to reflect on the year's highs and lows in relation to Jamaican women.Indeed, 2016 saw the woman card being played unsuccessfully in the controversial United States election,...

Belief in evil spirits wreaking unspeakable horrors on unsuspecting victims is played out weekly in deliverance services across the globe.It is a curious, if not troubling phenomenon that robs Christianity of its existential freedom.This primitive...

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) Hundreds of houses of worship are offering sanctuary to people who could face deportation if President-elect Donald Trump follows through on his campaign pledge to remove millions...

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) has approved Ernst & Young (EY) Jamaica to be the first employer outside of Canada to offer a pre-approved training programme...
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