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Published:Tuesday | April 6, 2010 | 9:22 AM

The Cabinet is today expected to have further discussions on the issue of outstanding salaries and benefits owed to the island’s public sector teachers.

Published:Tuesday | April 6, 2010 | 9:20 AM

The Government has earmarked $12 million in this year’s budget to address the needs of street children.

Published:Tuesday | April 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Q. I married my high school sweetheart when I was 19 years old.We grew up on the same avenue and even went to the same church. He was popular due to his athletic abilities and I was well liked because of my beauty.

Published:Tuesday | April 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) has forced Jamaica to employ an additional Supreme Court judge.Justice Minister Dorothy Lightbourne said the country has had to follow the dictate of the powerful bloc of countries...

Published:Tuesday | April 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

HER office is not much bigger than a large broom cupboard. But this tiny room accommodates a constant stream of young people who come to Thelma Perkins looking for a way out of the gang lifestyle that has blighted so many lives...

Published:Tuesday | April 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mr Bassie, My church is in the process of planning a trip to a convention in the United Kingdom and we plan to travel as a group.

Published:Tuesday | April 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE SHIPPING Association of Jamaica (SAJ), through its canine-breeding programme, has embarked on an initiative to provide the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) with quality canines at highly competitive prices. The canines, which are of the Labrador...

Published:Monday | April 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Parenting expert Tola Onigbanjo reveals what youngsters think are the most common errors Mum and Dad make trying to raise them. Over the years, I have investigated the craft of parenting not just by looking at how parents do their job, but by constantly...

Published:Monday | April 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A UNITED States-based educator is encouraging Jamaican teachers to focus on the interests of their individual male students in an effort to improve their academic performance...

Published:Monday | April 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The role of an adviser in any capacity - whether for nation or business - is very critical to the success of those being advised. An adviser is like a mentor who, based on their advice...

Published:Monday | April 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"I saw no purpose or reason even to try and continue with living. Everything seemed so meaningless. It was here that I thought about dying. While I never thought I could actually take my own life ...

Published:Monday | April 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Cable television and the relative ease with which it can be accessed has no doubt made the lives of some parents much more difficult. It is no secret that many cable stations air material that is not suitable for children...

Published:Monday | April 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

We are amazed by the apparent reason given by Delroy Chuck for members of parliament to observe the rules of the House of Representatives. The argument proffered by the Speaker was that if parliamentarians behave badly...

Published:Monday | April 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE TAX Administration Services Department (TASD) is reminding the public that property-tax payments for 2010-2011, now due at the new rates, may be made in full, half-yearly or quarterly instalments."Half-yearly instalments are to be made on April 1...

Published:Monday | April 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Q. The reason for this message is to state that I have an eight-year-old child and I am having difficulties with him since he started primary school. I must say that he is a very bright student with a lot of potential, but he has a problem focusing...

Published:Monday | April 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

How much freedom should we let our babies have when it comes to discovering the world around them? They are obviously not going to be exposed to the risky temptations, which might face teenagers...

Published:Sunday | April 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Off the streetsPhilip HamiltonSunday Gleaner WriterSHE SPOKE guardedly and quietly, careful to make sure no one overheard our conversation."I changed my mind a million times about discussing it as it's still embarrassing to talk about," says the 32-year...

Published:Sunday | April 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican history hardly affords a parallel to the sustained impact of the Inter-Secondary Schools Athletics Championships on the social life of Jamaicans. Between 1910 and 1930, it provided a platform on which young athletes competed for the honour of their schools.

Published:Sunday | April 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Wolmerians home and abroad are continuing to bask in the achievement of their track team which was crowned boys' athletics champions just over one week ago. The victory is extra sweet for Anthony Matthews who was an outstanding performer on the Wolmer's team of 54 years ago when the school last topped Champs.

Published:Sunday | April 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A fun-filled Easter boat ride ended in tragedy yesterday evening with two persons dead and several others hospitalised. The police said late yesterday evening a marine patrol vessel was in the vicinity of Lime Cay where the boat capsized. The marine police rushed to the passengers' rescue but were too late to save one man and a woman

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Although born with a deformity of the legs, Oshane 'Bobulus' Thomas is an inspiration to many in Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine, primarily for his football skills.

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The call for jobs is a desperate plea rolling off the tongues of several individuals who reside in Guy's Hill, St Catherine.On a visit to the area by The Gleaner recently, from Tavern Hill to Guy's Hill Town, from Decoy to...

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The St Elizabeth Homecoming Foundation will be staging its second Celebrity Waiter Brunch tomorrow at the Boone Hall Oasis in St Andrew.The event, which begins at 10:30 a.m., will see guests being served by local celebrities and prominent members of the...

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The West Indies Alumina Company (Windalco) made 762 permanent employees redundant on Wednesday, a year after suspending operations at the Kirkvine, Manchester and Ewarton, St Catherine refineries due to a fall in...

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Michael White was the caretaker at Maggotty High School in St Elizabeth.Before that, he was a security guard; today, he is the lab technician at the St Elizabeth-based high school.White's story came to the fore during an event at Munro College where the...

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