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The country’s continued problem with crime and violence will receive some attention at the eighth Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference, which will be held at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston from June 16 to 20. The conference...

The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has partnered with a multidisciplinary team from the Faculty of Science and Technology at The University of the West Indies, Mona, to conduct research on the seaweed, sargassum. The research will...

Anything God creates in perfect order there is always a fight to bring disorder and to remove it from the purpose and position God has placed it. For years, fathers have been under great attack, especially from high places and places of influence....

Having the odds stacked against them often causes people to think that they will always fail. However, American-Swiss psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross stated, “The most beautiful people I’ve known are those who have known trials, have known...

When the eighth Biennial Diaspora Conference opens today, some of the standout figures from previous editions who have spearheaded advocacy will be missing, signalling that the lobby movement is in transition and beckoning new leadership to fill...

At six years old, Brianna Harris was struck by a bullet in the May Pen Market in Clarendon. The experience changed her features, her abilities, and the lives of everyone around her – especially her twin sister. Now 16, the teenager said she has...

As a young budding footballer who represented Jamaica College in Under-14 and Under-16 football competitions, Richard Byfield’s big dream was to make the Reggae Boyz team one day. Therefore, when he transferred to grade 12 at Kingston College in...

What would be the best legacy for a father to leave his children? The answer is crystal clear. Living a life of integrity, humility and generosity. I am one of the privileged few to have a father who embodies these three fundamental pillars to...

Patients with lighter complexions are treated with more favour than those with darker hues when seeking medical attention in public hospitals and clinics, anecdotal reports by doctors show, raising concerns that the health of Jamaica’s black...

Stephanie Hall* was completely taken aback when she was asked by the male representative at her health insurance company to state the last time she saw her period when she sought to clarify her maternity benefits. Hall said that she and her husband...
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