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NEWS THAT the United States (US) is to cut financing for climate research has been received without worry in Jamaica, where the stated intention is to press ahead with efforts to shore up the island's resilience to the changing climate."We will...

SOARING ENERGY demand, together with increased populations and the dangers of a warming planet are intensifying the conversation around better building practices worldwide.In response, the prototype Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) being constructed...

Jamaica has seen some growth and fall in the 2016 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Index (HDI) report.The report, which was officially launched at the Wembley Centre of Excellence in Hayes, Clarendon on Tuesday, showed...

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:With many worthwhile oppor-tunities to be explored as a bilingual Spanish teacher and author, Sherica Green is determined to have individuals, particularly students across Jamaica, embrace the language.Green recently...

ANNOTTO BAY, St Mary:Staff at Annotto Bay Hospital (ABH) in St Mary celebrated yesterday after receiving a $2.5-million cash boost, thanks to a donation made by a group of third-year medical students from the University of the West Indies.According...

Nestl… Needs Youth is a three-year programme which lends support to young people in their transition from university to work. Through this programme, NestlÈ is aiming to contribute to the reduction in the youth skills and employability gap, in...

BOG WALK, St Catherine:Five women, two in absentia, were honoured by the True United Sisters and Power of Faith Ministries in Bog Walk, St Catherine, for their outstanding contributions to education and religion over the last 45 years.The honourees...

OCHO RIOS, St Ann:The trend is for beauty queens to launch a project or choose a charity to focus on, after they have been crowned.Not so for beautiful Candice McLeod, current Miss Universe Jamaica North East.Her charity, JoJo's Angels, which she...

THREE HILLS, St Mary:A Japanese volunteer in Three Hills, St Mary, has launched an innovative, eco-friendly scheme to help local farmers increase their revenues and learn more about the benefits of recycling.Community development officer Arisa Murai...
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