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Published:Monday | August 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

IF YOU accept Joyce Gordon's invitation to explore her farm cultivated on hilly terrain inherited from her father in Lemon Hall, St Catherine, prepare for a long trek.However, the 55-year-old...

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

POLICYMAKERS in the education ministry have been scolded by the hierarchy of Jamaica's two major principals' associations for failing to consult with educators on too many issues.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

IN JUST over 10 years, members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) fatally shot more than 2,000 civilians in alleged shoot-outs and other confrontations.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Secondary-school principals have charged that for years, elected officials have been playing politics with education, putting thousands of Jamaican children at a disadvantage. The principals are now calling for the insulation of critical education policies from political interference.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has committed to funding a regional mega clean-up project aimed at removing all obsolete pesticides from the shores of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) territories.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Oberlene Whyte bounced around in the dusty bed of a military jeep as it sped across the Tawila Desert in Sudan, northern Africa. She had a lump in her throat and started feeling queasy as she got closer to her destination - a notoriously hostile rebel camp set up on the outskirts of the harsh African desert.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

POLICE INVESTIGATORS in Mandeville, Manchester, yesterday waded through conflicting information surrounding the murder of former Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Neil McGill.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE MAVIS Bank Coffee Factory is to shortly begin construction of a waste-water plant that will significantly enhance the marketability of its coffee beans and value-added products sold under the Jablum brand.

Published:Saturday | August 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Vintage model cars led the way as the 48th Independence celebration hit the final lap yesterday. Approaching the traffic lights at Tom Redcam Avenue and Arthur Wint Drive in St Andrew, two engines sputtered as if drawing their last breath, but they stayed the course.

Published:Saturday | August 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

United States Ambassador-Designate to Jamaica, Pamela Bridgewater Awkard, has moved one step closer to confirmation, with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee giving her the nod of approval. This should pave the way for Bridgewater Awkard to move to Kingston later this year as the top US diplomat in Jamaica.

Published:Saturday | August 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE RULING of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn on the Buckfield shooting is being kept close to the chest by law-enforcement officials.

Published:Saturday | August 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The usual pomp and pageantry were display at King's House yesterday as the nation's leaders gathered for the annual Independence Day ceremony.

Published:Saturday | August 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pride radiated across the nation yesterday as hundreds of black- gold- and green-clad, flag-waving Jamaicans marched through the streets of the Corporate Area celebrating the country's 48th anniversary of Independence.

Published:Saturday | August 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE CONVENOR of Jamaica's newest political party has urged communities across the island to copy Harbour View. Betty Ann Blaine, a former resident of the east Kingston community, says not only does Harbour View have a vibrant citizens' association, but also, members of the community have continuously inculcated its younger members with the right values and attitudes.

Published:Friday | August 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

IT IS a daily routine for Lloyd Campbell to take his small herd of goats to and fro for feeding.Although a small farmer, the resident of Scott's district near Milk River, Clarendon, says he has grand plans...

Published:Friday | August 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The late Rita Marie Elliot was remembered as a woman who cared deeply for her family and friends.As the raindrops sprinkled the courtyard of the Stella Maris church, Shortwood Road, St Andrew, mourners took their places...

Published:Friday | August 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

St Ann Resident Magistrate Carolyn Tie has ruled that two of the policemen placed in detention following the shooting death of a man in Buckfield, Ocho Rios, last Thursday, must be charged by August 10 or released until...

Published:Friday | August 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Twenty-two years ago when Karl Jumi was contemplating a future after high school, his father - the late Moses Jumi, six-time national champion farmer - made...

Published:Friday | August 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For the second straight month, murders and other major crimes continue to plummet with 85 homicides recorded in July. This is close to 50 per cent less than the 163 murders recorded in July last year and seven less murders than recorded last month....

Published:Friday | August 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Former United States ambassador to Jamaica, Susan Cobb, advertising icon Arnold Foote, businessman and educator Dr Marshall Hall, Monsignor Gregory Ramkissoon and Professor Emeritus Sylvia Wynter head the list of 98 people conferred with national honours...

Published:Friday | August 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Clinton hails nation on Independence - United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has underscored the long-standing close relationship between Kingston and Washington in her message to mark Jamaica's Independence Day ...

Published:Friday | August 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE HOTSHOT attorneys retained to represent alleged drug lord Christopher 'Dudus' Coke are upbeat as they start preparing for a trial that will be of interest around the world...

Published:Friday | August 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

ONE OF the local attorneys slated to represent colleagues of Christopher 'Dudus' Coke and three companies in which the alleged drug lord is a shareholder is crying foul...

Published:Thursday | August 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

History buff and clairvoyant Terry Wilmot is dead.Her brother, Professor Swithin Wilmot, told The Gleaner that her body was discovered at her St Andrew home Friday morning, but gave no cause of death.Wilmot...

Published:Thursday | August 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The leadership of negotiating organisations and bargaining units have dispatched a stern warning to the Bruce Golding administration not to dish out its usual menu...

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