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Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica has got a second shot at helping to build the climate resilience of coastal communities under component one of its Adaptation Fund project, dubbed 'Enhancing the Resilience of the Agricultural Sector and Coastal Areas to Protect Livelihoods...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMPetre Williams-Raynor

AS MEMBERS of industry participate in the organisation development transfor-mation conference, hosted by the Caribbean Centre for Organisation Development Excellence, this week, entrepreneur Eleanor Jones has said it is critical that environmental...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMPetre Williams-Raynor/Contributing Editor

IN ITS ongoing efforts to enable climate change mainstreaming across government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs), the Climate Change Division (CCD) is taking designated representatives - called climate change focal points - into the field...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Though he lost his mother at the age of three, the pain still lingered as Sevaun McKenzie prepared for his Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT). The 11-year-old still made sure he adequately prepared and was rewarded by receiving a 91 per cent average...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A slight drop in her grades caused tension and uncertainty for Gabrielle Pessoa and her family as she prepared for the Grade Six Achievement Test. She kept focused, however, and is rejoicing today having gained a place at St Andrew High School for...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Bog Walk High School in St Catherine has been renamed the Enid Bennett High School in honour of the late former state minister and daughter of the parish, who was instrumental in the establishment of the institution.Bennett played a key role in...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 5:13 PM

The police have increased security around a judge based at the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court after the judge reported receiving death threats today. The Parish Judge, whose name is being withheld, was scheduled to hear bail applications today...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 4:51 PM

Tourism minister Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry is to embark on a series of activities to ensure that imports to the tourism sector see a drastic reduction in the near future. Speaking at a meeting of the Tourism Linkages Council at the office...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 4:28 PM

The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is defending its stewardship of the Schools’ Environment Programme (SEP), Jamaica's longest running environmental education programme, and is dismissing claims of improper management. This after Natural...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 4:12 PM

Eurowings, one of Germany’s leading airlines, has commenced weekly nonstop service between Munich and Montego Bay, Jamaica. Eurowings' inaugural flight 234 departed Munich at 9:35 a.m. and arrived in Montego Bay at 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 2:34 PM

Bog Walk High School in St Catherine has been renamed the Enid Bennett High School in honour of the late former State Minister and daughter of the parish, who was instrumental in the establishment of the institution. Bennett, who died on...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 10:34 AM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The police and auditors from the Ministry of Finance have been called in to conduct a joint-probe at the Ministry of Public Health, following reports of fraud. Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence has warned...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 9:51 AM

The Revenue Protection Department (RPD) is to pursue introducing ethics in schools as part of its wider strategy of fighting corruption. Speaking at the RPD’s 10th anniversary church service at Saint Peter’s Anglican Church in...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 9:40 AM

Busts of the National Heroes were unveiled in Emancipation Park by the Rotary Club of Kingston on June 18. The ceremony was held under the patronage of Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange. The Heroes are Nanny of the...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 9:19 AM

A curfew has been imposed in sections of Annotto Bay, St Mary. The curfew began at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 20 and will remain in effect until 6:00 a.m. on Friday, June 22. The boundaries of the curfew are: NORTH –Along the coastline...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Hello, mi neighbour! By listening to people's conversations you understand why there is so much strife among people. Many persons do not apply wisdom to their exchanges. They don't know when to speak, when to be silent; when to say what, and what to...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Excerpts from the presentation by Dr Horace Chang, minister of national security.SITUATIONAL ANALYSISWe ended the year 2015 with 1,208 cases of murder, which rose to 1,354 in 2016, and 1,616 in 2017. This worrying trend continued into 2018, with 61...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As part of their Nestle Needs YOUth Initiative, which began in 2016, Nestle Jamaica opened its new head office to 25 youths as part of their summer employment programme, a 100 per cent increase since the start of the initiative. The objective of the...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaicans in New York, United States, and Toronto, Canada, will be briefed on the status of crime in Jamaica by Jamaican Police Commissioner, Major General Antony Anderson.Anderson will be the main speaker for the Jamaica National Group's Outlook for...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):By starting their World Cup with a win, Senegal also saved Africa from embarrassment in the tournament.The continent was facing the prospect of a worst-ever World Cup start before Senegal beat Poland yesterday. The 2-1 victory was the...

Published:Tuesday | June 19, 2018 | 8:45 PM

Here's the line-up of World Cup 2018 matches for Wednesday, June 20, 2018.     We want to hear from you! Send us a message on WhatsApp at 1-876-449-0169, email us at editors@gleanerjm.com or onlinefeedback@...

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