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Published:Saturday | April 13, 2019 | 12:07 AM

“God, please talk to mi!” If this is the cry of your heart, God wants to talk to you. As Christians, it is our heritage and right to hear from God. Last week, we discussed four keys to hearing God’s voice, modified from a book by Mark and Patti...

Published:Saturday | April 13, 2019 | 12:07 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

On April 2 at The Jamaica Pegasus in St Andrew, Austria-born Eva Schloss, a Holocaust survivor, told her story to a capacity audience that listened in rapt attention. Her book, Eva’s Story, was also on sale. Schloss posthumously became the...

Published:Saturday | April 13, 2019 | 12:05 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

You are beautiful No matter what they say, Words can’t bring you down. Oh no You are beautiful In every single way, Yes words can’t bring you down. Christina Aguilera - Beautiful The diet industry is booming, primarily because...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 4:01 PM

The government is still trying to come to terms with today's Constitutional Court ruling, which struck down the National Identification and Registration Act that establishes the controversial National Identification and Data System (...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:53 PM

The People’s National Party (PNP) General Secretary Julian Robinson is attributing the success of his National Identification and Data System (NIDS) challenge to the strength of the Jamaican Constitution and the protection it...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:14 PM

The Government today suffered a major blow when the Supreme Court ruled that the National Identification and Registration Act 2017 (NIDS) should be struck down. The challenge was brought by People's National Party General Secretary Julian...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 11:59 AM

The Constitutional Court this morning ruled that the National Identification and Registration Act (NIDS) is unconstitutional, null and void and should be struck down. The ruling was made six months after a three-member panel heard arguments that...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 11:52 AM

Sugar Company of Jamaica Holdings Limited (SCJH), which is projecting net surplus to increase to $255 million this year, says it will be accelerating its housing development and community regularisation programme for the benefit of displaced sugar...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 11:27 AM

A .45 pistol and several rounds of ammunition were seized in Albert Town, Trelawny last night. Reports are that about 10:30 p.m., a team from the Ulster Spring Police Station that was on operation signalled the driver of a Toyota motor car to...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 10:23 AM

Jamaica's Supreme Court has ruled that aspects of the controversial National Identification and Registration Act (NIDS) are in violation of the Constitution and has declared the entire law null and void. In delivering the...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 9:43 AM

The suspect who was taken into custody in relation to the fatal shooting at the Knutsford Express parking lot in New Kingston on Saturday has been released by the police. The suspect was released last evening following a question and...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:47 AMGareth Davis Sr/Gleaner Writer

Port Antonio, Portland: Embattled People’s National Party (PNP) caretaker for Portland Eastern Damion Crawford has dispelled rumours that he is on the move by assuring Comrades that he will remain in the constituency. Crawford, who was beaten by...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:45 AM

Neven Mimica, commissioner in charge of International Cooperation and Development at the European Commission, will lead a high-level delegation to Jamaica between today and Monday to hold regional and bilateral talks with members of CARIFORUM and...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:40 AMCarl Gilchrist/Gleaner Writer

Applying the mantra, ‘it is better to serve than to be served’, approximately 20 young members of the Word of Hope Seventh-day Adventist Church in Drax Hall, St Ann, have adopted the male surgical ward at the St Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital. The...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:32 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Kingsley Cooper captured his audience with cinematic flair on Tuesday, as he announced the globalisation of the Pulse modelling agency at the Palace Cineplex in the Sovereign Centre. Since inception in January 1980, almost 40 years ago, Pulse has...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:30 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

Ras Mel went to England on a personal matter, but he stayed 39 years, becoming a British citizen. From Britain, he took a trip to West Africa to learn about his roots and culture. In Ghana, he saw people extracting gold from the sea. Before that,...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:27 AM

Hundreds of players are expected to turn up for the fourth staging of the National Inter-School Grade Chess Championships, slated for tomorrow and Sunday at The MICO University College in Kingston. The championship is one of the most anticipated...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:26 AMJason Cross/ Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd (JPS) has set 51 residents of Majesty Gardens in St Andrew on a sustainable path to ensuring that their electricity bills are paid as well as organising their lives through its Empowered Entrepreneurship...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:25 AM

Stacey Halsall-Peart, chief operating officer of Advanced Integrated Systems Limited, has always been passionate about the health of children, so when her Spry Training group issued a challenge to its participants to support the Angels of Love...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:20 AM

The Rotary Club of St Andrew delivered on its commitment to contribute to the fight against crime and violence facing the country when it officially opened the Peace Garden located at the Hope Botanic Gardens in St Andrew. The Peace Garden is...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:18 AMVanessa James/Gleaner Writer

Some of the most inspiring stories involve struggles that the protagonists face. These experiences often cause the storyteller to go through periods of doubt and fear and moments when they feel like giving up. The fact that they come out on the...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:18 AMHopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writer

Despite additional security personnel being deployed throughout Hanover, the parish continues to bleed, with more shootings and murders. There have been at least 14 murders so far this year. Over the past three weeks, five persons have been gunned...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) Floyd Green has committed to expedite the manufacturing growth strategy. The strategy will guide the expansion of the manufacturing sector. Green indicated...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:16 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

The trial of reputed gang leader Uchence Wilson and his 23 alleged cronies has been adjourned until April 25. This comes as the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston takes its customary break as the Hilary term ends today. The Easter Term begins...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:14 AM

A university lecturer is encouraging farmers across the island to adopt climate-smart practices in order to mitigate the impacts of natural disasters. Dean of Science and Technology at The University of the West Indies, Mona (UWI), Professor...

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