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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:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 9:39 AM

The National Identification Systems (NIDS) Project has committed significant investments to the system upgrade and strengthening of the Registrar General’s Department’s (RGD) national civil registry, in preparation for its roll-out. The...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

Over 30 of Jamaica's brilliant youngsters recently received an educational jump start into high school and one individual into university, courtesy of JPS...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mrs Walker-Huntington,I live in Jamaica and my daughter is a United States citizen by naturalisation through her father. She is now 19 years old. When she gets to 21, she will still be a student. Will she be able to file a petition on my behalf...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Ms Powell,I have applied for a Canadian visitor's visa several times and I can't seem to be able to get one. I just want to visit my grandmother who is very ill and I'm worried that she will pass away before I get a chance to see her. I have a...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mr Bassie,I was told that the home secretary may exercise discretion to naturalise adults or register minors, is this true? I would be grateful for any information.- JMDear JMApplications at the home secretary's discretion to naturalise adults...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Following its transition to the ISO: 9001 2015 standard earlier this year, JN Bank has been recertified for another three years by the United Kingdom-based Lloyd's Register, which has again praised the bank's commitment to delivering high-quality...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

A call is being made for local producers, particularly those who supply peppers, to engage more with the overseas market in order for there to be greater collaboration and growth in the economy.Michael Burgess, chief executive officer of Nerpy's Inc...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica is being urged to effectively use its state budget to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national and local budgeting and budget reporting to ensure that all government expenditure is understood and accounted for as...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has called on craft traders and producers in the resort city of Montego Bay, St James, to put themselves in order and prepare for increased sales opportunity.Noting that the expansion of cruise shipping for...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A three-day sensitisation seminar on the CARICOM Results Based Management (RBM) System will be held in Jamaica starting today and ending on Thursday.The seminar opens at 9 a.m. at the Office of the Prime Minister, where a discussion will be held...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican Teas Limited has been awarded the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Certification, which is the internationally recognised risk-based system for managing food safety.It provides the general principles of food hygiene from...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 4:32 PM

A wanted man was among three persons arrested and charged by the police during a special operation in Bogue Hill, St James on Saturday. Arrested and charged are 22-year-old Dennis Brown, otherwise called ‘Bobby’, and 29-year-old Orane...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 2:22 PMRuddy Mathison

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has strongly defended the Government’s stewardship of the economy, declaring that all the fundamentals are correct with everything pointing in the right direction. Holness also warned that those who are betting...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 2:12 PM

President of the Trelawny Chapter of the Lay Magistrates Association of Jamaica Kenneth Grant has called for the leadership of the Area One Police Division and Commissioner of Police Major Anthony Anderson to immediately address the shortage of...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 2:03 PMRomario Scott

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared that the Government and the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) are not shaken by what he called “the noise” coming from the opposition People’s National Party (PNP). The Government has...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 1:49 PM

Patrons who will be attending the matches in the Jamaican leg of the Caribbean Premier League 20Twenty Competition at Sabina Park, Kingston on Tuesday, August 14 and Wednesday, August 15 are being advised that several items will not be permitted...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:57 AM

In life, there are three elements that can cause you to experience true prosperity - value, vision and success. Value I have realised that people will value their vehicle, tablets and phones more than they value their mentor, pastor, teacher or...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson/Gleaner Writer

Head of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies at The University of the West Indies, Mona, Dr Leith Dunn, has called for the transportation sector to partner with the Government to combat human trafficking, which she says is a major issue...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMHopeton Bucknor/ Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:The three men and teenager who were recently arrested and charged for the murder of an elderly woman and a schoolboy in Malcolm Heights, Lucea, Hanover, remain in custody after they were remanded in the Hanover Parish Court on Friday....

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMDamion Mitchell/ Integration Editor

Scores of happy faces lit up the Alpart Sports Club in Nain, St Elizabeth, on Thursday as one by one, young scholars rose to collect scholarships, grants and other forms of financial assistance totalling $13 million.It was the Alpart Community...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Applications for Chevening Scholarships to study in the United Kingdom (UK) are open between August 6 and November 6, 2018, with applications to be submitted via www.chevening.org/apply.Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Today, Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) will kick off the third staging of its Junior Creators Camp at the Campion College campus. The camp, which will run for two weeks, will host 100 students, ages eight to 11 years, from various primary schools...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Monique Blair, the top student nurse graduate at the 2018 August Commencement Service of the Northern Caribbean University (NCU), is appealing for more individuals to enter the field of nursing. This she argues is to build up the nursing profession...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Group CEO of GraceKennedy Limited (GKL) Don Wehby has announced changes to the company's structure and management team effective August 1, 2018, in preparation for the celebration of its 100th anniversary in 2022.In explaining the changes, Wehby...

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