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Published:Friday | February 1, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Inspired by her own battles with anxiety, and the mandate given to her as the Clarendon Festival Queen, Kimone Rose has launched ‘Think Mental Health Ja’. Rose, the 2018 JCDC Clarendon Festival Queen, had the vision to reach residents...

Published:Friday | February 1, 2019 | 12:10 AM

CAC 2000 Foundation, in collaboration with Pacers Running Club, is elated that the 10K and Half-Marathon Charity Run held on November 10, 2018, was successful in raising $650,000, all of which has been donated to the STEP Centre. This is $250,000...

Published:Friday | February 1, 2019 | 12:09 AM

Due to the recent outbreak of ­dengue-related illnesses and deaths in Jamaica, the Jamaica Energy Partners (JEP) has taken the initiative to play its part in a mosquito eradication ­programme for the community of Old Harbour Bay, St...

Published:Friday | February 1, 2019 | 12:09 AM

Jamaica Producers (JP) has stepped up its islandwide effort to provide nutritious and affordable options for schools and enhancing nutrition education based on green bananas with the launch of its ‘Eat Well with JP St Mary’s’...

Published:Friday | February 1, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Being in touch with one’s roots is extremely important. Growing up in Ocho Rios, St Ann, Gregory Chung had fond memories of his childhood. He lived near the sea in Mammee Bay and vividly remembers watching the fishing boats and striking up...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 5:21 PM

"So, now that you're rich, is there anyone you're going to make sure you never talk to again?" American television talk show host Jimmy Kimmel asked Powerball millionaire, Jamaican Dave Johnson. "Yea man, my boss!" Johnson replied, bursting into laughter.

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 3:39 PM

Late government minister, senator and trade unionist Dwight Augustus Nelson was remembered for being the quintessential family man, a friend, and a hard worker with an ability to pull others into his orbit of influence at an official funeral held earlier today at a packed Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Kingston

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 12:14 PM

Former Moravian Minister Dr Canute Thompson has been awarded $16 million in damages in a defamation suit against gender activist Latoya Nugent. He had asked the court to award him $20 million in damages. Thompson filed the suit...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 12:01 PM

Steven Ming, an employee of the Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ), pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Monday. Ming, who was charged with fraudulent conversion and embezzlement, was sentenced to...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 11:54 AM

Work on the intersection of Passagefort Drive and the Dyke Road in Portmore, St Catherine is now 80 per cent complete. This was disclosed by Manager, Communication at the National Works Agency (NWA) Stephen Shaw during an...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 11:02 AM

The Supreme Court has awarded $16 million to former Moravian minister Dr Canute Thompson in his defamation lawsuit filed against gender activist Latoya Nugent. The court has also ordered that she pays legal costs. Nugent was not in court...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 10:51 AM

Trial judge Justice Carol Lawrence-Beswick this morning ruled that the three cops charged with the murder of 16-year-old school girl Vanessa Kirkland have a case to answer. 

 

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 10:50 AM

Eighteen people have been detained in Bull Bay, St Thomas as members of the security forces heighten their presence in the area. Civil-military cooperation officer of the Jamaica Defence Force, Major Basil Jarrett, said four of those detained...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 10:43 AM

Fitch Ratings Agency today upgraded Jamaica’s long-term foreign-currency issuer and local currency issuer default rating to ‘B+’ from ‘B’. The rating agency also revised its outlook to “...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 10:20 AM

The Ministry of Justice says the delays in implementing audio and video link technology in the island’s courts is because the contractor has failed to adhere to the terms of the contract. The project, which is to see the installation of audio...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 9:35 AM

Cabinet has approved the award of a $1.29 billion contract to develop the Closed Harbour Beach Park in Montego Bay, St James. The Urban Development Corporation (UDC), which is spearheading the project, has awarded the contract to M...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 8:51 AM

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Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 12:26 AM

Upon receiving the honour, he said: “It is good to know that [after] devoting your life to serving your country [it is recognised]. To me, serving my country is tantamount to serving God...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 12:25 AM

With the growing youth population in Green Acres, St Catherine, the president of the citizens’ association,

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 12:24 AM

The Ministry of Labour and Social Security will use a US$1.5 million fund from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to strengthen it

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 12:24 AM

By changing the narrative and targeting women, we choose those who might be susceptible to gender-based violence,” she said.Clarendon, which enjoyed the first stop on the WAKE tour, saw some lively discussions from the women in attendance...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 12:23 AM

Gloria Henry, president of the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ), is appealing for greater support from the Govern

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 12:23 AM

The Financial Services Commission’s (FSC) series of town hall meetings reached Port Maria, St Mary, on Tuesday evening, attracting a larger- than- expected turnout, with residents packing the civic centre for the meeting...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 12:22 AM
Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 12:22 AM

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