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Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The sheer dedication to God's work and will, even above his double-major university degree, has positioned Karim Campbell as a suitable leader and competitive employee in his field.The young man told Family...

Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMShanna kaye Monteith/ Gleaner Writer

Defiance and indiscipline became threads deeply sewn in the fabric of Carla Minto-Drummond's life as early as nine years old, a reaction to her parents' separation at the time.Almost immediately, the then little girl began dressing and acting as the...

Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Tucked away in North Central Clarendon, just about six miles from Chapelton is the Morgan's Pass All-Age School.While it may not one of those 'name-brand' institutions, Principal Hikeba Haase could not be more proud of the school she leads and its...

Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Can I be holy and have fun as a Christian? Let's review. Last week, we stated that though holiness may not be a trendy or popular term, it does not mean a 'boring', 'sexless' 'uninspired' or 'unattainable' life. Holiness is, in fact, separation to...

Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

You pass them on the street corners enjoying a game of dominoes. The loud banter and the laughter indicate that they are enjoying the powerful process called male bonding.This is prime enjoyment for a lot of men, but unfortunately, often times, it...

Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

On Monday, November 19, between 2 and 4 p.m. the Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS), Mona Unit, and the UWI Gender Society will host a public forum to celebrate International Men's Day (IMD), inside the Old Dramatic Theatre.Under...

Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Acknowledging the increase in the number of innovative businesses, particularly by young people who are creating products from Jamaican raw material, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw is...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 6:40 PM

Ex-policeman Kevin Osborne has been arrested for being in possession of approximately 800 pounds of conch at the close of season. Osborne, who is also a fisherman, was arrested at the Rocky Point Beach in Clarendon after the conch was found in a...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 6:28 PM

Petrojam says it has now received the US$370,000 that was owed by Aegean Marine Petroleum for products delivered on November 04. Agean has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States. The Opposition had raised questions...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 4:40 PM

Twenty-three-year-old construction worker Fitzroy Coore of May Pen, Clarendon has been freed of gun charges in the Clarendon Circuit Court. Coore was freed  after high court judge Calys Wiltshire yesterday upheld a no...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 9:21 AM

A St Thomas mother was this morning shot dead as she was about to leave home to take her child to school at the St Theresa Prep School in Kingston. The incident happened in Retreat, St Thomas about 5:15 a.m. This morning, there was anguish at...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:42 AM

Cane farmers were stunned into silence on Wednesday after Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw warned them against resisting the development of traditional sugar estates for other purposes.

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CAC 2000 Limited (CAC), in keeping with its objective to expand regionally, has been selected to join an international team providing engineering services for the development of an initial set of multimillion-dollar houses on the island of Barbuda....

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican children with learning disabilities can often slip through the cracks and fall behind as they pursue their education.For this reason, and underlining its commitment to education in Jamaica, Food For The Poor (FFP) Jamaica has collaborated...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LASCO Distributors has committed $300,000 to the Jamaica Fire Brigade's (JFB) Fire and Life Safety Awareness Campaign designed to educate children on how to prevent fires and how to protect themselves in the event of a fire.Each year, the last week...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill/ Senior Gleaner Writer

Fantastic deals and quality items were the major highlights of the CashWiz Yard Sale, held at the company's five locations islandwide. With excellent entertainment for the entire family, customers were in a festive mood as they took advantage of the...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMVanessa James/Gleaner Writer

The Negril Education Environment Trust (NEET) aims to equip every child with a tablet to assist with their academic endeavours.The Leadership Tablet Programme is an initiative created by NEET that helps students, ages nine to 14, learn the four...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

For many reasons, Jamaica is an appealing destination, not only for tourists, but also for businesses. It offers great climate, a conducive business environment, reliable infrastructure, and extensive air-travel routes.These are especially attractive...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Seven days of culture and heritage are lined up for the 2018 Ananse Sound Splash under the theme 'Stories of Dignity and Identity.'National Storytelling Day is the highlight of the festival and honours the National Hero Marcus Mosiah Garvey, who is...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Thousands of visitors to the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival last Sunday interacted with pieces of history at the Taste the Islands Caribbean Culinary Museum and Theater.Guests were able to read about the origins of foods typical to the region on a...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The JN Money Services' (JNMS) Breast Cancer Awareness campaign was successful in raising almost US$3,000 across all of its locations in the Jamaican diaspora Horace Hines, general manager, has revealed.Between October 19 and 25, JN Money customers...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Food For The Poor Jamaica recently donated 30 blood-pressure machines to the Ministry of Health.Executive director of Food For The Poor, David Mair, was pleased to present the machines to Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton. "We know these blood...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Photography Society, spearheaded by Musgrave medallist and renowned Jamaican photographer Donnette Ingrid Zacca, is a passionate group of committed, young and vibrant photographers.The society, which was founded in February 2017, is...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

Guns, drugs smugglers and illegal fishermen, no longer have a free ride operating in Jamaica's territorial waters, now that the island has its own maritime patrol aircraft, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has said.The Jamaica Defence Force Air Wing...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMVanessa James/Gleaner Writer

Victoria Mutual celebrated 140 years of service on Wednesday with the opening of its newly refurbished Victoria Mutual Building Society (VMBS) Half-Way Tree branch.The highlight of the renovation is the installation of new intelligent automated...

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