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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...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 10:27 AM

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is reporting that it repaired 6,235 streetlights in the past two months, exceeding its target for the final quarter of 2018. With a target of 2,000 streetlights per month, JPS said it repaired 2,544 lamps in...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 10:02 AM

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — Insurance claims from last month’s California wildfires already are at $9 billion and expected to increase, the state’s insurance commissioner said.  About $7 billion in claims are from the...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) has extended its application deadline for the Take a Child Home for Christmas Programme to tomorrow.An initiative of the CPFSA, the programme, which began more than 10 years ago, allows persons...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Scores of educational institutions, childcare and health facilities, and infirmaries across the island benefited from the Jamaica 4-H Clubs National Leaders' Association (NALA) Week of Kindness activities in November.Each year in November, the...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater/News Editor

WESTERN BUREAU:With just under three weeks to go in the year, Superintendent Sharon Beeput, the commanding officer for Hanover, has said she is extremely confident that the relative peace in the parish will continue through the Christmas season and...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

In trying to make sure that Jamaica and five other Caribbean Community nations are not lagging behind socially and economically by 2040, the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) Caribbean Country Department, has published a road map in the form...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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