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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:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:35 AM

This week, Legal Scoop will take a brief look at the Jamaican Constitution as it relates to the office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives and to make a comparison with what exists in Britain. As is well known, the Jamaican...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:34 AMKaryl Walker - Gleaner Writer

Almost a decade after accusing two cops of sexually assaulting her while she was detained at a police station in Bridgetown, Barbados, a Jamaican woman has grown “frustrated and tired” as she has yet be given an opportunity to tell her story in a...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:33 AM

President Trump said during the United Nations General Assembly: “The future belongs to sovereign and independent nations who protect their citizens, respect their neighbours, and honour the differences that make each country special and unique.”...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:28 AMYasmine Peru - Senior Gleaner Writer

Very early in the New Testament, we run into two women who seem to have badness running through their veins. This wily mother-daughter duo has craftiness down to a science. The mother, Herodias, who was the granddaughter of King Herod the Great,...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:26 AM

Spaulding, Clarendon: “If I were to describe a woman’s strength. I will be talking about rocks, depths, fire, and warfare. A woman can withstand the harshest realities and still create a beautiful home.” Unknown Her personality screams boldness...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:25 AMTamara Bailey - Gleaner Writer

Have you ever seen mothers who seem to effortlessly wear the hat of motherhood so well, whose actions are so true to form that you think there are step-by-step guidelines to motherhood that they follow? Kerida Samuda-Jones could easily pass as one...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:24 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

Having encountered the liberating power of Jesus Christ while serving time behind bars, Stacy-Ann Garvey is steady in her mission to set other spiritual captives free from the bondage of sin. The woman of God, who ministers by the spiritual...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:17 AM

The video has been making the rounds and fans locally have been wondering, what really took place in Nairobi, Kenya, recently? A clip shows a male fan rushing to the stage, embracing Christopher Martin (clearly a little too close for comfort), who...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:16 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

Sikhism is religion that was established in Punjab, India, in the late 1400s by Guru Nanak Dev, who was also born in Nankana Sahab, Punjab (which is now in Pakistan, in 1464. It is underpinned by the basic principles of service, humility and...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:15 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston - Gleaner Writer

Heal the world Make it a better place For you and for me And the entire human race There are people dying If you care enough for the living Make it a better place For you and for me – Michael Jackson, Heal The World With the...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:14 AM

Have you ever met someone who was incredibly talented at a certain skill but was constantly insecure about their talent? Has anyone ever said that about you? We have all been blessed in wonderful ways with talents and skills, and yet, for some of...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:14 AMCarl Gilchrist - Gleaner Writer

Oshin Levy has had a busy life. As a young child, 15 years ago, she joined her brothers Ovando and Oneil in the gospel group, Levy’s Heritage, which is still going strong today. With a musical career as a backdrop, she would finish high school and...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Jamaicans here and abroad will get a chance to design the next logo for the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR). After 20 years of using the same logo, the OUR is moving to review its logo with a view to determine whether it is time to re-brand...

Published:Saturday | January 25, 2020 | 8:01 PMAlicia Barrett/Gleaner Writer

It was all smiles on the faces of residents of Richie Lane, in the vicinity of Spanish Town Road in Kingston, when they received news that the man they believe killed eight-year-old Galen Buchanan was caught in Trelawny earlier today.  Senior...

Published:Saturday | January 25, 2020 | 6:29 PMCarl Gilchrist

The St Ann Municipal Corporation today spearheaded the parish's leg of the National Clean-up initiative to rid communities of mosquito breeding sites and reduce incidents of mosquito-borne diseases, such as dengue.    The country...

Published:Saturday | January 25, 2020 | 6:04 PM

The Trelawny police have said they arrested the man, known as Phillip Rose, who was wanted in connection with the murder of an eight-year-old boy in St Andrew, in a dragnet along the Daniel Town main road in the parish today.   Rose also...

Published:Saturday | January 25, 2020 | 4:48 PM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says there will be zero tolerance  going forward for persons who attack vector control workers, including those carrying out fogging in communities. Holness was speaking this morning at the...

Published:Saturday | January 25, 2020 | 4:06 PM

The police have confirmed that a person interest in the kidnapping and murder of eight year-old Galen Buchanan is in custody.  The suspect was held in Trelawny earlier today, the Constabulary's Corporate Communications Unit...

Published:Saturday | January 25, 2020 | 3:31 PM

A policeman on firearm and larceny charges is set to return to court on March 4 after  granted bail when he appeared in court on Thursday. The policeman, Constable Ajani McBean of the Jamaica Constabulary's Operations Branch...

Published:Saturday | January 25, 2020 | 2:49 PM- JIS

Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Fayval Williams, says the Data Protection Bill, now before a Joint Select Committee of Parliament, is expected to go before the House soon. Williams, who was speaking last week at the eGov Jamaica Limited (...

Published:Saturday | January 25, 2020 | 2:34 PM

Minister of National Security, Dr Horace Chang, has condemned Thursday's incident in which a police constable was mowed down by a taxi cab in the Corporate Area.  The driver sped off after hitting the policeman and is yet to turn himself,...

Published:Saturday | January 25, 2020 | 2:00 PM

The National Water Commission (NWC) says customers in some sections of Kingston and St Andrew will continue to experience water supply disruptions due to low inflows affecting operations at its Ferry System in St Catherine...

Published:Saturday | January 25, 2020 | 1:34 PMAlbert Ferguson

Montego Bay’s mayor, Homer Davis, has urged citizens to exercise care to protect their identity when using the city's free public WiFi service. The free internet service was made available in Sam Sharp Square on Friday by the...

Published:Saturday | January 25, 2020 | 12:56 PM

The Pan American Health Organization is urging countries in the Caribbean and Latin America region to be prepared for the early detection and isolation of persons infected who may be travelling from affected countries with the deadly...

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