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Published:Thursday | June 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Despite the technological and other advances since 1951, the political will to make the well-needed appropriate investments in climate change adaptation and mitigation policies and strategies remains a vitally important missing link in the...

Published:Saturday | October 21, 2017 | 12:04 AM

Junction, St Elizabeth:Life for Tasheika Williams has not been easy and every day it seems to her as though she is failing to adequately care for her sick eight-year-old son.Every day she questions the episodes in her life, why they played out the...

Published:Saturday | October 21, 2017 | 12:04 AMShanna Kaye Montetih

Etched in many minds is the tragic fire in May 2009 that destroyed a government-run correctional institution, killing five girls and injuring another 13, and though many stories have come out of the incident, just as many remain untold.Stephanie*...

Published:Saturday | October 21, 2017 | 12:03 AMTamara Bailey

Ellen Street, Manchester"The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, "Say to the Israelites: 'Of all the animals that live on land, these are the ones you may eat: You may eat any animal that has a divided hoof and that chews the cud."There are some that only...

Published:Saturday | October 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Willliams

The seeds for the Jamaica Chinese Christian Church were planted on Sunday, July 1, 1984, when three families met to worship in a private residence.Some six months on, the number of families grew to 10, to the extent where a Sunday school class was...

Published:Saturday | October 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

What do you do when your life falls apart? We continue from last week, looking at someone whose life crumbled - David, in1 Samuel 30.Several years before, Samuel the prophet had anointed David king over Israel. He was declared to be a man after God'...

Published:Saturday | October 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

"No temptation has overtaken you that is unusual for human beings. But God is faithful, and he will not allow you to be tempted beyond your strength. Instead, along...

Published:Saturday | October 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMNadine Wilson-Harris

Up to 90 per cent of some homes have been found to be breeding grounds for the Aedes aegypti mosquito, but the Government will be partnering with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the coming months to deal with this...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 6:39 PM

National Security Minister Robert Montague says there are between seven and eight million rounds of ammunition in Jamaica for which the ministry is unable to give an account. Montague says the ministry arrived at...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 2:24 PM

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 1:49 PM

​The Denham Town Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a man that was found in Hopeful Village, Arnett Gardens, Kingston 13, more than two weeks ago. The police say the headless, partially burnt...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 1:19 PM

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the recent hurricanes in the region have halted plans by two popular cruise operators to pull out of Falmouth in Trelawny. During a tour of the Falmouth cruise...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:54 PM

The Meteorological Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of eastern parishes. Residents of St Mary, Portland, St Thomas...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:30 PM

Jamaica continues to grapple with a spiralling murder rate even as the government struggles to devise strategies to arrest crime. The latest police statistics show that...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 11:59 AM

A call is being made for the judiciary to expand its Sentence Reduction Day initiative to all criminal courts islandwide after 40 persons yesterday pleaded guilty to murder and other violent crimes. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 11:41 AM

Two new opposition senators a short while ago took the Oath of Allegiance at a swearing ceremony at the start of the sitting of the Upper House. Donna Scott-Mottley and Damion Crawford...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 11:09 AM

Montague revealed that the new board, which has been appointed for a period of three years, has been mandated to audit all the uncollected weapons at police...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 10:37 AM

Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Karl Samuda has promised residents of the Pedro Cays that he’s urgently moving to find a solution to their solid and human waste problems. Samuda made the promise during a...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Mount Zion Infant School in St Ann became the 100th school built in Jamaica by Food for the Poor (FFP). It is also the sixth school to be funded by FFP partner, the Florida-based Levitetz Family Foundation.FFP Jamaica has now doubled its goal of...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Are your daily lifestyle choices setting you up for illness in later life? Are they impacting your life right now? It's never too late to start changing your lifestyle.In an effort to sensitise and encourage persons to maintain good health, Body...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Local mechanical and electrical engineering contracting firm J. H. Dunstan and Associates on Thursday, October 5, signalled its keen interest in the alternative energy sector by facilitating an eight-hour training seminar in photovoltaics (PV) at...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

CHILDREN from Mar-Jam Preparatory School in Ocho Rios, St Ann got their hands dirty on Friday, October 6 and there was nothing their teachers could say about it, certainly not on National Tree-Planting Day.Anxious to show off their garden to their '...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Director of the Fi Wi Jamaica Project, Professor Rosalea Hamilton, is appealing to citizens to show a greater sense of national responsibility, noting that this is key to addressing social ills.She argued that there is a direct correlation among...

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