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CABINET HAS given approval for the appointment of a Climate Change Advisory Board, following the two-year hiatus of the Climate Change Advisory Committee (CCAC), which it replaces."The Cabinet decision has been taken; the board was constructed. We...

THE Jamaica Public Service (JPS) will donate its innovative and environmentally friendly schoolbags and pencil cases made from vinyl banners, along with school supplies, to approximately 500 children who have done well in school and are in need of...

FROM the climate risk atlas being developed for Negril to training in disaster risk reduction (DRR) techniques for communities, Jamaica's Adaptation Fund (AF) project is progressing.This is despite the cancellation of component one that should have...

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:They not only share the same genes and physical identity, but they also share the same values and dreams, which is evidenced in their philanthropic efforts.Shanique and Monique Levy, co-founders of the 'Shanique's Building a...

MOCHO, Clarendon:Twenty-six-year-old Romaine Morris is all about putting his community, Mocho, back on the map through his charitable acts.A past student of Denbigh High School, he has been implementing successful projects in...

The Women's Health Network (WHN) Jamaica has given teen mothers a scholarship award to help ease their financial, educational, health and socio-psychological challenges.The first presentation of awards was held at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel last...

MOORE TOWN, Portland:The Granny Nanny Cultural Group of Moore Town, Portland, is now on a two-month, Georgia State University-sponsored cultural tour of the United States. Eleven members left the island on August 11 and will return in early October....

RETREAT, St Mary:Back in February, when St Mary's youth mayor, Fredrina Sequira, appeared in The Gleaner declaring a desire to open a homework centre for young people in Retreat, St Mary, the plucky teenager had no idea it would take less than six...

Michael Lee-Chin, NCB chairman, recently presented scholarships to the outstanding 2016 parish champions as part of the NCB Foundation's annual flagship scholarship and grants programme.The programme, now in its ninth year, provides financial...
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