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Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

Her memories run a gamut of childhood excitement, growing pains, maturity, migration, and deep personal loss.She identifies herself only as Greta, one of five siblings who grew up at 70 Bond Street, the Denham Town, west Kingston property which was...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

When the Sugar Transformation Unit responded to a call for assistance to expand classroom capacity at the Barracks Road Adult Education facility in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland, administrators at the Jamaica Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL)...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMCarlene Davis

Damany Hughes, Cristophe Phillips and Kimberly Barnes have quite a few things in common. They are in their 20s, they went to the same high school, they are studying dance at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, and all three...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Located in northern Clarendon, Crooked River is a rural district where farming is the main occupation, with several residents relocating in search of other job options.An effort to improve the employment options for residents was launched when the...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

You've seen the notices on the TV or on social media. There's a photo of an older person with the police asking for help in finding the person's relatives or the relatives are asking for the public's help in finding him or her.Maybe you barely...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMDoug Halsall

The condition in which people are born, grow up, live, work, and age may invariably affect their state of health and well-being as well as impact their health decisions.These are referred to as social determinants of health and include income level...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The J. Wray & Nephew (JWN) Foundation has provided a $30-million gift of an expanded and upgraded infant department to the Holland Estate community in St Elizabeth...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMDave Rodney

While living abroad for more than 44 years, Annie Rose Kitchin remained proudly, unmistakably and unapologetically Jamaican to the core.But at 71, having travelled the world over for many years, she is now deliriously happy back in Jamaica, enjoying...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

West Indies Alumina Company (Windalco) has invested $8 million in a back-to-school programme benefiting students in St Catherine, Manchester, St Ann, Clarendon, and St Elizabeth.As part of the programme, 41 students attending tertiary institutions...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With scores of persons suffering in peak-hour traffic in the Corporate Area, where three major road-widening projects are taking place, GraceKennedy Limited (GK) has issued a call for more of its employees to take advantage of the benefits of...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 5:59 PM

Another of the so-called Police Death Squad cases is set to go to trial in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston on Monday. Constable Collis ‘Chucky’ Brown, who is assigned to the Clarendon Police Division, is scheduled to face...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 3:56 PM

The engineer onboard the ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria, in Tanzania, was rescued today, two days after the vessel capsized. A report by the British Broadcasting Corporation described his condition as serious. Authorities in Tanzania have...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 3:34 PM

The woman who has accused United States (US) Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify against him next week. University Professor Christine Blasey Ford was given until 2:30p.m. today to indicate whether she...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 3:04 PM

National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang says senior police investigators have been assigned to probe the killing of Pastor James Johnson inside his St Catherine church on Thursday evening. Chang revealed, in a statement yesterday, that the team...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 2:01 PM

The issue of universal health coverage will be put under the spotlight tomorrow when the Liguanea Chapter of the Order of St Luke and the Church of St Margaret stage a panel discussion to focus on this controversial issue.   The panel...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 1:41 PM

Co-chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Keith Duncan is backing the government’s latest policy move to target inflation touting, suggesting that it will protect pensioners and savers.   Duncan, who was...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 12:08 PM

Co-chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Keith Duncan is backing the government’s latest policy move to target inflation touting, suggesting that it will protect pensioners and savers.   Duncan, who was...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 11:38 AM

Popular disc jockey DJ Stone has been reported missing, the police have confirmed. The Vineyard Town Police reports that DJ Stone, whose real name is Rayon Thompson, has been missing for nearly six weeks. According to the police, the 31-year-...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 10:35 AM

The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has established an email address members of the public can use to get information or raise issue about the recently-announced ban on single-use plastic bags, Styrofoam and plastic straws. The...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 9:32 AM

The woman who has accused United States (US) Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has been given until 2:30p.m. today to indicate whether she will testify against him at his confirmation hearing. However, university Professor...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 9:06 AM

Deputy Attorney General of the United States (US) Rod Rosenstein has denied a report that he discussed invoking a constitutional clause to oust President Donald Trump. The New York Times reported that Rosenstein discussed recruiting members of...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 12:06 AM

Last week, we confirmed that every person who believes in their heart and declares with their mouth that Jesus is Lord is a believer.As Christians, we have "spiritual authority" through Jesus Christ who imparted divine authority to us to defeat all...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With the more-than-obvious transformation of praise and worship in churches over time, questions are being raised about whether the liturgy still serves its purpose as part of the programme, which is to facilitate the joint effort of a congregation...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Manchester Peace Coalition will be hosting a Peace Game at Brooks Park in Mandeville and a Peace Concert at Mandeville Greens today at7 p.m., as part of activities to mark International Peace Day, which was observed yesterday.Dr Clifton Reid,...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Tonya King was not born in Jamaica, but throughout her life, she got to enjoy the beauty of the island through her parents who hail from Clarendon.She recalled looking forward to the yearly trek to vacation in Jamaica where she got to bond with...

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