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Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Acting principal of the Allman Town Primary School, Latoya Nesbitt, is among one of the latest educators to praise the JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation-led transformational initiative, titled 'Conversations for Greatness', a national project of the...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The lush scenery overlooking the ocean at Victoria Pier, resonating sounds filling the atmosphere, and good vibes and laughter perfectly describe the ambiance of a special brunch hosted by Red Stripe in recognition of the tireless work of volunteers...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Neil Lawrence has a firmness of purpose and the resolve to achieve any goal he sets his mind on. His fixed intention and resolute tenacity laid the foundation for his successful career as an information technology specialist and now the current...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RUBiS Energy Jamaica Limited (RUBiS) has delivered an early Christmas for lucky Jamaicans who won all-expense paid Caribbean cruises for two, through its 'Fuel Up and Cruise' promotion.The five Caribbean cruise winners - Michelle Moses, Conroy...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

The health ministry has disclosed that citizens might have to wait until March before seeing improvement in the overcrowding challenges currently facing some of Jamaica's hospitals.Addressing a press briefing Wednesday, Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMVanessa James/Gleaner Writer

Kimone Rose, Miss Clarendon Festival Queen 2018, has been working to show why she has rightly earned the crown.The 25-year-old is embarking on a project to fight the stigma attached to mental illness in Jamaica. To accomplish this, she is starting...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Mama Africa Arise & Unite, a community-development programme and cultural showcase, was recently staged at Di Atlantic Entertainment Centre in Manchioneal, Portland, Jamaica...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

The annual Edith Dalton James High School Pageant had its second staging last Friday as the school pushed forward with an event that sought to provide students with personal and professional support in order to become confident, well-rounded and...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) Howard Mitchell says the establishment of the city of Kingston as a heritage and cultural tourism destination must be pursued vigorously.This, Mitchell noted, is...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Although some may regard art education as a luxury, simple creative activities are some of the building blocks of child development.At the recent Vaz Preparatory Inter-House Art Competition, students experimented and created with their fingers,...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott/Gleaner Writer

Off the back of a tumultuous week in the halls of Gordon House, where government and opposition members clashed over recent controversial events, former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson has issued a warning to those at the helm of the country's...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

New Fortress Energy has announced a new partnership with the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) as it awards its final set of scholarship recipients for 2018.Twelve students enrolled at CMU across various disciplines were presented with...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

P.J. Patterson, ON, OCC, PC, QC, was Jamaica's sixth and longest-serving prime minister - 1992 to 2006. His book, My Political Journey: Jamaica's Sixth Prime Minister, which was published by The University of the West Indies Press, was launched on...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMFr Richard Ho Lung

The Father is our Father - He really exists! He is the Great One! In His hands, He holds the mountains, the trees, the rivers, the sun and moon, and stars. Nothing exists without Him. In a moment. He can cover the earth in darkness. In a snap of a...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A multibillion-dollar investment in bringing high-speed mobile Internet services to everyone everywhere in Jamaica has resulted in Digicel delivering the largest LTE network in the English-speaking Caribbean and bringing connectivity to over 200...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Christall Byfield is a very dynamic individual who sets very high standards of achievement for herself.The 30-year-old educator has created history by being the youngest person to be appointed principal at the St Ann-based Carl Rattray Staff College...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Nineteen women from the inner-city communities of Trench Town and Fletcher's Land have graduated from the Women's Advocacy...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Residents of the usually quiet West Kirkland Heights community in Red Hills, St Andrew, woke up to the shocking news yesterday that one of their neighbours, an attorney, had been fatally stabbed, allegedly by her husband, a serving member of the...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 4:12 PM

Acting Chief Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie has said that the flu vaccine is now available to high-risk groups, including children, the elderly, and persons with immuno-compromised conditions such as cancer...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 1:53 PM

A member of the Jamaica Defence Force is now in police custody after allegedly stabbing his wife to death. The deceased has been identified as Nordraka Williams-Burnett, an attorney-at-law at the law firm Townsend, Whyte and Porter. One of the lead...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 10:50 AM

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) will be establishing an Agricultural Produce Protection Division as part of efforts to intensify the campaign against praedial larceny. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce,...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 10:45 AM

CASTRIES, St  Lucia, CMC- Jamaica alongside St Lucia, Haiti and Grenada have been selected to participate in the installation of rainwater harvesting systems to strengthen our climate resilience through the management of water...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 10:37 AM

The Savanna-la-Mar Police have charged 18-year-old Romaine Beckford of Chantilly in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition. He was charged yesterday. The police say about 11:15 a.m. Beckford allegedly led...

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