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Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:18 PMRomario Scott

Lennox Channer, a vice president of the Jamaica Broilers Group, has been appointed the new chairman of the National Housing Trust (NHT).  The announcement was made last week by Prime Minister Andrew Holness in Hanover, while...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 11:19 AM

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC  –  Education  Minister Ruel Reid says 100 mathematics coaches will soon be deployed to assist in strengthening primary and secondary students’ performance in mathematics in...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMMalique Dawkins

Christina Broderick is a final-year student at the University of the West Indies, where she is pursuing a degree in molecular biology.Her plan is to become a cross between a medical doctor and a geneticist. She believes in the power of prayer, and...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Native to the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and South America, the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is emerging as an alien invasive species...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMDr Glenville Ashby

The Psychology of oppression - Why it is important to challenge the myths surrounding slavery (The Sunday Gleaner, July 8, 2018) stirred widespread interest among readers.Of the many emails I received, there was one that more than stood out, an...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

After more than 20 years in prison, Whyette Gordon is looking to get his life back on track by getting formal training in his passion, painting, but that is proving difficult as not many persons want to employ an ex-convict.While he tries to achieve...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica's language training arrangements for tourism workers is not only crucial to the island's multi-destination arrangements with neighbouring countries, but must act as a catalyst to enable...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMNadine Wilson-Harris

Committed to the mantra, 'it takes a village to raise a child,' several parents in Beersheba, New Market, St Elizabeth, have joined forces in an effort to ensure that children at the Beersheba Primary School are fully ready for the start of the new...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis Sr

The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is assuring residents of Port Antonio and surrounding communities in Portland that a garbage pile-up in their communities is being addressed.Executive Director of the NSWMA Audley Gordon says...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Locally produced chicken neck has been in a pickle for the past two months, a development for which poultry market leader the Jamaica Broilers Group is taking full responsibility.When The Sunday Gleaner visited the company's processing plant in...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Born August 17, 1910, Tata is the oldest person in his district and one of the oldest in Jamaica.Tata, who was predeceased by his lifelong love, his wife, Louise, is the father of seven children, six alive and a host of grand, great grand, great-...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Hello, sir,I'm S-K A from St Elizabeth. My parents have been living on a piece of land for the past 17 years. It was left in their care by the owner. We were very thankful at the time, so we did whatever we could for him.A few years ago, I asked him...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The National Works Agency (NWA) has signalled that the intersection of Windward Road and Mountain View Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic for 10 hours, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. today.According to manager of communication and customer...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Spanish Town police are appealing for information from residents of Hampton Green and surrounding communities in St Catherine who may be able to assist them in their investigation in the death of 66-year-old Whittington Cole of Dempster Road,...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

The Clarendon police are urging persons to be aware of scammers who are operating out of the Exeter, Milk River, Race Course and Lionel Town areas of the parish.Head of the Clarendon police Senior Superintendent Vendolyn Cameron Powell, says these...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 11:04 PM

Starting today, the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) will be conducting live firing at the Green Bay Range located in St Catherine.The exercise ends tomorrow.As a result, the JDF is urging residents to make every effort to secure their livestock.The army...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 7:00 PM

The Police High Command says it is aware of a voice note being circulated on social media claiming that motorists are being stopped by persons dressed as police personnel and travelling in an unmarked vehicle with blue flashing lights. In a...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 2:12 PM

Prime Minister Andrew Holiness says the world has undoubtedly lost a great humanitarian icon with the passing of former United Nations (UN) Secretary General Kofi Annan.  Annan, 80, died this morning in Switzerland after a brief illness. In...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 1:25 PM

  Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips says the world has lost one of the defining figures of the international community of modern time with the passing of former United Nations (UN) Secretary General Kofi Annan. Dr Phillips says Annan...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:51 PM

The Parry Town Road, in St Ann, will be closed to vehicular traffic between noon and 7:00 p.m. tomorrow, the National Works Agency (NWA) has announced.  The NWA says the closure is to facilitate the relocation of poles by the Jamaica Public...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 11:17 AM

  The police say residents in the St Catherine community where an elderly man was mauled to death by a group of dogs have been reluctant to provide investigators with written statements about the incident.   Whittington Cole, 66, of...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 8:34 AM

Kofi Annan, the first black African to serve as Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), has died.   He was 80.   The career diplomat, who was originally from Ghana, died in hospital in Switzerland early this morning, his aides...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:02 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

They are staunch Christians in the church and have been married for almost a decade. It's a private issue where they have done everything to conceive and introduce a child into the union. The annual celebration of Mother's Day and Father's Day are...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Sex is a problem of pleasure' were the words of Jeremy Arnold who recently sat down with Family & Religion to discuss his life of celibacy as a Christian soldier...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Much debated is the adverse effect of listening to secular music has on Christians and while some believe it is completely harmless to vibe to some conscious reggae or R...

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