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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...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

ELLEN STREET, Manchester:Proverbs 1:24-29: "Because I have called and ye refused, I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded. But ye have set at nought all my counsel and would none of my reproof: I also will laugh at your calamity; I will...

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

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:John 11:1-4: "Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus of Bethany, the town of Mary and Martha. It was that Mary which anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick....

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

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:She loves a challenge, and even more so, conquering those challenges. Meet nine-year-old Leyla-Kate Facey, who many believe is truly nine going on 19 because of her ability to speak her mind and respectfully call anybody out...

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

Having lost approximately J$150,000 in equipment and an undisclosed value of their crops to praedial larceny, the operators of Fidelis Harvests, Jaymeon and Matthew Jones, made a calculated move to raise funds via crowdfunding to put security...

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

The Victoria Mutual Group (VM) recently welcomed Julian King, vice-president and general manager of Xoom, to its Half-Way Tree corporate office. King's visit happened as Victoria Mutual Money Transfer Services (VMTS) and Xoom celebrate 15 years of...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis/Gleaner Writer

ENFIELD, St Mary:For more than 20 years, residents in Enfield, St Mary, have been without consistent electrical power, a situation that has exposed them to criminal elements, especially at nights. However, thanks to a partnership agreement, that is about to...

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