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Gary 'Butch' Hendrickson isn't the biggest fan of formal, glitzy affairs - particularly those at which he is the centre of attention. However, as head of Continental Baking Company, including its ubiquitous National brand of baked goods, the modest...

The St Ann police today held five men suspected of being involved in a incident last Thursday in which $1 million was snatched from a motorcar in Ocho Rios, St Ann. Head of the St Ann Police, Superintendent Wayne Cameron says the three men were...

People’s National Party General Secretary Paul Burke is appearing defiant following claims for him to withdraw statements that implicate former senior ministers in a multi-million dollar campaign financing scandal. This afternoon, former...

The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has, for now, essentially slammed the door shut on the possibility of about 40 students of the Penwood High School in St Andrew getting grades in six Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) subjects.

Q My son was tested for learning disabilities last year. He is going to another school this year. Should he be tested again? A Some schools require the latest information. The new psycho-educational test will let the new school know what his...

WESTERN BUREAU:Karisma Resorts says it will break ground in January 2017 for three hotels, under its 'Sugar Cane Project', which will see the hotel group constructing 10 resorts over 10 years.The group gave the commitment to tourism minister Edmund...

Today we live in a world where lots of people suffer from mental and emotional stress, and what Jamaicans call 'bad nerves'. But what really are bad nerves? Our nervous system is composed of the brain and spinal cord connected to an amazing network...

MONEAGUE, St Ann:National Security Minister Robert Montague has urged members of the Kiwanis club organisation in Jamaica to help in the fight against crime.Speaking at the 26th Convention of Kiwanis Clubs in Jamaica at Moneague College in St Ann on...

The long lines at the entrance of the St William Grant Park in downtown Kingston was an indication of the eagerness of the many patrons who turned out for the Star-Digicel back-to-school fair, which was held last Saturday.Kimesha Hazle, who...

The Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) has experienced a 125 per cent increase in its revenue. The teachers' union raked in approximately $79 million as at the end of the financial year in March.Last year, revenue stood at $35 million as the...
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