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Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 1:16 PM

The 2018 schoolboy football season is set to kick off this afternoon with a double-header at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in Catherine Hall, St James. In the first game scheduled to start at 3p.m., defending Manning Cup champions Jamaica College...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 11:12 AM

The Red Hills Skills Training Centre in St Andrew has been renovated at a cost of $3 million and will now offer unattached youths four skill-based courses through partnership with the HEART Trust/NTA. Electrical installation, webpage design,...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 9:53 AM

The St Thomas Police have launched an investigation into the discovery of two bodies in the parish yesterday. According to reports, the bodies of two men were found in the community of Woodbourne with what appears to be gunshot wounds. Their...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 9:26 AM

George Papadopoulos, a former advisor to United States President Donald Trump, has been sentenced to 14 days in prison. Papadopoulos, 31, was also fined US$9,500 and ordered to complete 200 hours of community service as well as 12 months of...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 9:09 AM

An autopsy is to be conducted to determine the cause of death for United States (US) rapper Mac Miller. The rapper, whose real name was Malcolm James McCormick, was found dead inside his California home yesterday, the Los Angeles coroner has...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:04 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

"How can you see into my eyes like open doors?Leading you down, into my core Where I've become so numb, with outa soul My spirit's sleeping somewhere cold Until you find it there, and lead it,back home."- Bring Me To Life - Evanescence They have done...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:04 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

The Chabad Centre in Montego Bay, St James, caters to the spiritual, dietary, and other needs of the local Jewish community and Jewish visitors to the country who want to observe their customs while still on vacation. It operates under the slogan '...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:03 AM

When people's feelings are hurt, this can result in an offence that causes a wound on the inside. Last week, we stated that emotional wounds are as real as physical wounds, and if left untreated, the poison of the offence can seep into our soul and...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Twenty-three-year-old Ellies Woods has never subscribed to the labels put on her, even to the point where not doing the test to determine what form of dwarfism she has, is really of no big deal.She knows what she is about and...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMShanna kaye Monteith/ Gleaner Writer

With the aim of "redefining the culture of prayer in the church", blog minister Tamalcia T. Johnson, launched the #PrayForTheBride campaign, which according to her, was inspired generally by the level of prayerlessness she's been witnessing within...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A divine appointment is the term used by Anil and Tori Daley to describe their union that was seemingly set in stone by God Himself.The two told Family...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

With such a strong bond and huge dependence on each other's energies, you will rarely see one without the other.It has always been Rowena-RenÈe Xymines and her mother, Sharon Rufus, through the tough times, the accomplishments and even now in...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

William Booth, born in 1829 in Nottingham, England, was an active Methodist, supporting the welfare of the poor and destitute. Sometime before 1865, he and his wife, Catherine Mumford, moved to east London, where they continue to attend to the needs...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Schooled with insights and wisdom from two veteran high-school principals, Esther Tyson and Linton Weir, and a high-school grade coordinator, Diedre Dixon, Family and Faith Magazine has released its third documentary under the theme 'Train up Your...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist/ Gleaner Writer

TOWER ISLE, St Mary:Grade-nine student at St Hilda's Diocesan High School in Brown's Town,St Ann, Shavine Bembridge isthe 2018 recipient of the Osmond Tomlinson Trust Fund Scholarship.Bembridge was selected at the annual awards luncheon at Couples...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MORANT BAY, St Thomas:"Come and see" was Philip's response to Nathanael when he asked him if anything good could come out of Nazareth.So is the retaliation of those who hail from the eastern parish of St Thomas, who, for the past few weeks, have...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMShanna kaye Monteith/ Gleaner Writer

Fuelled by personal experience, Anne-Cheries Taylor is insisting that the Church is in dire need of a multifaceted approach to address the growing issue of mental health in the body of Christ.Sharing with Family and Religion, Taylor revealed that a...

Published:Friday | September 7, 2018 | 6:58 PM

Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke has disclosed that the Government has so far exceeded its capital expenditure budget by five per cent. The capital budget is the money set aside for new projects like roads, schools, and...

Published:Friday | September 7, 2018 | 4:26 PM

The intersection of Windward Road and Mountain View Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic this Sunday, September 9 by the National Works Agency (NWA). The road will be closed between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The NWA says the traffic change...

Published:Friday | September 7, 2018 | 3:15 PM

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service Fayval Williams says for the 2017/ 2018 fiscal year Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) performed above expectations, topping the agency's forecast. “For the period...

Published:Friday | September 7, 2018 | 12:33 PM

As the police continue to work with stakeholders to ease the rush hour commute amid the several road improvement projects currently underway across the Corporate Area, Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson has announced an added...

Published:Friday | September 7, 2018 | 12:16 PM

Three Miles in St Andrew is to be closed for the next eight months, starting this Sunday, September 9. The National Works Agency (NWA) says this latest closure is to further facilitate the ongoing bridge construction works at the area. New traffic...

Published:Friday | September 7, 2018 | 10:55 AM

Oliver Mair, former Sales and Marketing Manager at Jamaica Broilers, will be Jamaica’s next Consul General to Miami. In a statement today, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator Kamina Johnson Smith airs and Foreign Trade said...

Published:Friday | September 7, 2018 | 10:30 AM

The Ministry of Education has established two ‘Time Out’ facilities to assist in the rehabilitation of students who exhibit behavioural problems. The centres were opened this month at Alpha Boys’ School in Kingston and the St John...

Published:Friday | September 7, 2018 | 10:24 AM

Executive Director of the National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA) Michael Tucker is calling for greater enforcement of the laws governing underage drug and alcohol use. “We understand that the police have been under significant pressure...

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