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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:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 4:12 PM

Acting Chief Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie has said that the flu vaccine is now available to high-risk groups, including children, the elderly, and persons with immuno-compromised conditions such as cancer...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 1:53 PM

A member of the Jamaica Defence Force is now in police custody after allegedly stabbing his wife to death. The deceased has been identified as Nordraka Williams-Burnett, an attorney-at-law at the law firm Townsend, Whyte and Porter. One of the lead...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 10:50 AM

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) will be establishing an Agricultural Produce Protection Division as part of efforts to intensify the campaign against praedial larceny. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce,...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 10:45 AM

CASTRIES, St  Lucia, CMC- Jamaica alongside St Lucia, Haiti and Grenada have been selected to participate in the installation of rainwater harvesting systems to strengthen our climate resilience through the management of water...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 10:37 AM

The Savanna-la-Mar Police have charged 18-year-old Romaine Beckford of Chantilly in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition. He was charged yesterday. The police say about 11:15 a.m. Beckford allegedly led...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 10:27 AM

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is reporting that it repaired 6,235 streetlights in the past two months, exceeding its target for the final quarter of 2018. With a target of 2,000 streetlights per month, JPS said it repaired 2,544 lamps in...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 10:02 AM

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — Insurance claims from last month’s California wildfires already are at $9 billion and expected to increase, the state’s insurance commissioner said.  About $7 billion in claims are from the...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) has extended its application deadline for the Take a Child Home for Christmas Programme to tomorrow.An initiative of the CPFSA, the programme, which began more than 10 years ago, allows persons...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Scores of educational institutions, childcare and health facilities, and infirmaries across the island benefited from the Jamaica 4-H Clubs National Leaders' Association (NALA) Week of Kindness activities in November.Each year in November, the...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater/News Editor

WESTERN BUREAU:With just under three weeks to go in the year, Superintendent Sharon Beeput, the commanding officer for Hanover, has said she is extremely confident that the relative peace in the parish will continue through the Christmas season and...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

In trying to make sure that Jamaica and five other Caribbean Community nations are not lagging behind socially and economically by 2040, the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) Caribbean Country Department, has published a road map in the form...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Her decision to switch from computer programming to teaching meant that her salary would be significantly less. Margaret Campbell was however convinced that she was born to be in the classroom and is today committed to transforming the lives of the...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

IN CELEBRATION of 'Gender Day' at the international climate talks in Poland, regional communication non-governmental organisation (NGO) Panos Caribbean on Tuesday released a documentary highlighting the gender dimensions of climate change and the...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMVanessa James/Gleaner Writer

Mount Airy All-Age School on Tuesday night emerged the 2018 winners of Television Jamaica's Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz (JSCQ).The first-time victors closed the 16th season of the competition with a 33-26 win over Broughton Primary School.The...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JAMAICA'S ADAPTATION Fund project was one of three country projects highlighted at a contributor event put on by the fund at the United Nations (UN) Climate Talks in Poland yesterday."The programme has been contributing to the implementation of the...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 6:33 PM

Jamaica-born neonatologist Dr Rosemary Moodie has been appointed a senator in the Canadian parliament in Ontario.  Moodie, who was raised in Kingston, is a clinical teacher and an associate professor of paediatrics....

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 6:15 PMNickoy Wilson

  President of the Court of Appeal Justice Dennis Morrison is hoping that the court will reach its full complement in less than two years. Morrison made the declaration while speaking at the official opening of the newly expanded Court of...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 5:39 PM

Businessman Stephen B. Facey has been appointed as the Chairman of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI). The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PanJam Investment Limited (PanJam) has replaced Dr Marshall Hall, who will remain on the...

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