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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...

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

An additional $2.9 billion has been earmarked in the 2010-11 Estimates of Expenditure, currently before the House of Represen-tatives, to complete construction of the Montego Bay Convention Centre this year.The project, being executed by the Urban...

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

Approximately 9.6 kilometres of flood-damaged farm roads in five parishes will be repaired this fiscal year, as work continues under the Reduction of Fluctuation in Export Exchange project.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 7:48 PM

Former junior works minister Joseph Hibbert was this afternoon questioned by investigators from the Organized Crime Division in relation to the probe involving British bridge building firm, Mabey and Johnson.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 7:42 PM

The worsening severe dry spell has forced the National Water Commission (NWC) to impose tighter water restrictions for some sections of the Corporate Area.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 7:39 PM

The National Water Commission (NWC) said water supplies to the communities of Colgate, Dunnsville and Walkerswood in St Ann have been affected because of continuing mechanical problems at the Walkerswood Well.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 7:36 PM

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is advising that the exterior of its buses in the Corporate Area and St Catherine are unwashed because of the severe water restrictions now in place.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 7:34 PM

The Ministry of Health is reporting that a large number of registered nurses did not turn up for work today at several hospitals and health facilities islandwide.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:54 PM

The salary impasse between the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) and the government is to be taken to Cabinet next week.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:53 PM

The agriculture ministry will this year hike user fees by a total of $500 million this year.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:52 PM

Five pieces of expensive artwork loaned to a number of government agencies by the National Gallery more than three years ago are still missing.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:52 PM

The national security minister is reporting that plans are still on stream for the construction of the country’s first public morgue.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 9:00 AM

The Prime Minister Bruce Golding has bowed to public pressure for the Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke extradition issue to go to court.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 8:59 AM

Mr Golding has ordered the Attorney General to write to US law firm Manatt, Phelps and Phillips advising the company that it’s not authorised to represent the Jamaican Government.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 8:58 AM

The visas of five of Jamaica’s top entertainers have been revoked.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 8:57 AM

A major aspect of the government\'s drought mitigation plan has collapsed leaving the National Water Commission (NWC) under more pressure to provide even short-term relief.

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