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Published:Thursday | June 30, 2016 | 6:00 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:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:08 PM

A Jamaican man was among six people arrested by Antigua's National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP) in a drug raid which resulted in more than one million Eastern Caribbean dollars in illegal drugs being seized over the weekend...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:45 PM

Livern Barrett, Senior Gleaner Writer The former household helper who is on trial for killing university lecturer Dr Peter Vogel says she regrets not going to the police about the murder, but insists that she had no involvement in his death....

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:09 PM

The University of the West Indies (UWI) says it will remove a controversial bust of Jamaica’s first national hero, Marcus Mosiah Garvey, following outcry from various sections of the society. Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Education at...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:52 PM

The Urban Development Corporation is yet to respond to a claim that the government is set to pay the a Chinese firm as much as US$1 million to design the master plan for the development of Government Circle at Heroes Circle in central Kingston...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:27 PM

The body of the late Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President, Captain Horace Burrell, will be on display for public viewing at the National Arena in Kingston on Tuesday, but members of the public will not be allowed to take photographs....

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:22 AM

Businessman and government senator, Don Wehby says the Government should consider making pensions portable and shorten vesting periods to help make the public sector more attractive to young people. Wehby made the...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:02 AM

The operators of Highway 2000 have confirmed there’s to be an increase in toll rates come July 1. Last week, The Gleaner reported that the toll rates are set to go up by 10 per cent for all classes of vehicles. In a newspaper...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:41 AM

Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has accused the Andrew Holness-led administration of seeking to rush the passage of the anti-crime bill currently before the Parliament after allowing it to languish in the House of Representatives. Earlier...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:34 AM

Microsoft ratcheted up its bid for the attention of hardcore gamers recently, when they unveiled the Xbox One X, a supercharged entry into the company’s video-game console line. The device, set for released on November 7 for $499, brings...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:29 AMDanielle Mullings

What comes in the Box? - Carrying case - 2 adjustable bands - 1 rechargeable battery - 1 charger for rechargeable battery What is Bone Conduction? This is a method of audio transmission in which the sound vibrations are sent through the upper...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AMKeisha Hill

Climbing the ladder of success is not always easy. However, for Terron Dewar, he is consistently at the forefront of making it all happen. For him, every competitive challenge is an opportunity not just to survive, but to move ahead and thrive.At...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AM

When pension reform legislation gets implemented, the Government will lose its dependency on contributions from some workers because those monies will have to flow to a dedicated fund and Mark Golding, the outgoing leader of opposition business in...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AM

Declaring crime a national crisis, the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) has declared that the country's response must not be undermined by partisan political point-scoring. As a result, the Opposition has stated that it will support the...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AM

The Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (CHASE) Fund, as a part of advancing its mission in the development of the sports and arts, is supporting the distribution of a special keepsake publication on the career of superstar athlete Usain...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AM

We are living in a society that is broken and needs healing. There are many in influential positions within the society who need emotional healing, but it cannot be done through, or by, medical resources, only through spiritual empowerment and...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:With alleged multiple murderer Shernado Leslie now out of the way, Deputy Superintendent of Police Sharon Beeput, the commanding officer for the Hanover Police Division, is confident that some measure of peace should return to the...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AM

The Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority (JSEZA) and Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) have signed an addendum to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which both organisations inked last December to collaborate on the development of special...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AM

There is an immediate need to rethink the approaches to tackling crime and violence at both the national and community levels. Indeed, data received from the Jamaica Constabulary Force reveal that murders increased by 11 per cent in 2016 when...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AMShanique Samuels

The National Housing Trust (NHT) will be injecting $18 billion into the local economy through housing developments in Clarendon over the next three-and-a-half years.Board Chairman at the NHT Ambassador Dr Nigel Clarke made the announcement in...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AM

JN Bank has announced that it has discontinued some in-branch fees, including minimum balance and maintenance fees on deposits in savings accounts.Maureen Hayden-Cater, managing director, JN Bank, said the removal of the fees is part of the company'...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AM

The Jamaican Teas Limited team was out toiling recently as they launched their Dream Initiative in the rural farming community of Slipe in southwestern St Elizabeth.The Dream Initiative seeks to support and develop projects geared at crime and...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Labour and Social Security is advising that no recruitment for the Overseas Employment Programme will begin today.Instead, the ministry will begin the pre-selection of persons who already submitted farm work applications in May.The...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AM

Students from 19 non-traditional high schools across the island have been honoured by the National Child Month Committee (NCMC) for outstanding performance and community service through its Academic Awards Programme.Now in its fourth year, the...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 6:56 PM

  Women's rights group, Tambourine Army (TA), is demanding six Jamaican church groups, including the Jamaica Union of Seventh-Day Adventists tell the country clearly whether each of them is in support of the rape of women in marriage....

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