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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 20, 2018 | 1:45 PM

Thousands of people travelling across Central America en route to the United States (US) are now stuck on Mexico's southern border after a failed attempt to enter the country. The migrants include mostly women and children from Honduras who say...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 1:21 PM

The Agriculture Ministry says there has been an increase in the Beet Armyworm population in sections of Manchester and St Elizabeth. According to the Rural Agriculture Development Authority (RADA), the Beet Armyworm is an insect pest which affects...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 11:35 AM

Manchester City opened up a two-point lead at the top of the Barclays Premier League (BPL) with a convincing 5-0 win over Burnley that maintained their 100 per cent home record this season. Pep Guardiola's team was briefly knocked off the BPL...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 11:14 AM

The police have activated a high alert for a one-year-old boy who has been missing since last Sunday. He is Jayden Elliot of Byles district, in Kitson Town, St Catherine. The Spanish Town Police reports that Jayden was last seen in the Cherry...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 10:02 AM

The elderly man accused of chopping one woman to death then slashing another female on the head before setting her house on fire is to remain in custody until his next court appearance. The order was made by Senior Parish Judge Tara Reid-Carr when...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 9:46 AM

Turkey has announced that it will reveal all details about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. This announcement by a spokesman for the governing party in Turkey follows Saudi Arabia’s admission that Khashoggi was killed inside its...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:36 AM

A call is being made for Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and other industry stakeholders behind the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) certification project to expand the programme to the thousands of entry-level and line staff employed in...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:16 AM

Black River Primary School emerged the parish champion for St Elizabeth in the Trees for Peace competition organised by the Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Information, Youth and Culture."We worked...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:10 AMRuddy Mathison/Gleaner Writer

Apostle Bishop Dr Karen Reid-Hyman has been working under the anointing of the Holy Spirit since she was called to serve the Most High God.Describing her Christian journey as one that has been ordained by God, this woman of God, as she is often...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:09 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican gospel pioneers Claudelle Clarke, Shirley Willis and Lester Lewis will be among the Caribbean gospel acts who will be honoured with awards at a special function dubbed Honouring the Legends of Caribbean Gospel Music in Connecticut on...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Campbell's Castle, Manchester:The Bible says that God loves His people with an everlasting love, and nothing can come between that love: not even the defiance of His children. But it is God's ideal to have us live the way we ought to, and He has...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMShanna Kaye Monteith/GleanerWriter

For many years, the stigma of divorce has kept many, especially Christians, suffering in silence. While it is agreed that marriage is one of the most powerful partnership that one could be a part of, the feeling of being stuck in a toxic, abusive...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMShanna Kaye Monteith/Gleaner Writer

Young author and visionary, Colleen Cohen, is launching what is called the True Vine Writer's Camp, which, according to her, will exist to inspire hope by transforming families and communities, one neighbourhood at a time.With youth, nation building...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

They say it is a blessing when one can help another, and for the past few years, the members of the Universities and Colleges Apostolic Ministry (UCAM) have been doing just that: helping young people like themselves reach their academic goal."Over...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson/ Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Prime Minister Andrew Holness has issued a warning to the new homeowners at the Castlewood Housing Scheme in Granville, Trelawny, imploring them not to allow criminal dons to devalue the investment they have made in their dream homes...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

We have come to the end of our Freedom series. The series is about walking free from those things that hold us back from achieving God's desire for our lives. There are agents of darkness, namely, the devil and his demons working against your future...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

Dwayne Fuller evolved from an agnostic young man to Apostle Dwayne Fuller, having his own church, The Vision Center Church of all Nations, which is a multi-campus, multi-site institution. He is the host pastor at the Half-Way Tree campus, located on...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Recently many expressed shock that a gunman could have walked into a church and brutally snuffed out the life of a minister. They seem to think the gunman crossed the line and that being a minister sets you apart from vicious crimes.It begs the...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On October 27, Hope Zoo will be transformed into an unforgettable 'Spook-tacular' adventure for the annual charity festival 'Boo at the Zoo'. The calendar staple for fun and games, promises to be the most scary yet, with lots of games and sweet...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist/Gleaner Writer

GALINA, St Mary:A St Mary man who was hit by a car in 2009 is still suffering after sustaining multiple injuries in the incident. Today, because of his debilitating condition, he is unable to walk properly without the aid of two crutches but is...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist/Gleaner Writer

PORT MARIA, St Mary:The Port Maria Drop In Centre, now getting finishing touches, will be completed and open to coincide with the start of Local Government Month on November 1.The centre, located at Claude Stewart Park, next to the St Mary Parish...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 11:14 PMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Students who move from their hometown and relocate to another parish to pursue studies oftentimes find it difficult to retain their active religious lifestyles, with the absence of like-minded persons or a building to accommodate their faith.It was...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 8:03 PM

An Ananda Alert has been activated for 14-year-old Kadian Clarke, otherwise called ‘Kay’, of Sterling District, Grange Hill in Westmoreland, who has been missing since Friday, October 19. She is of brown complexion and slim build....

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 7:31 PM

Prosecutors in Bill Cosby’s sex assault case called his bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing “meritless”, and asked the judge to deny him a post-trial hearing.

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