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Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 10:24 AM

The Opposition People's National Party (PNP) says it is totally sickened by the gruesome discovery of missing bodies of neonates at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) and the subsequent finding of the missing dead babies among stray dogs in...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 10:00 AM

The Child Protection and Family Services Agency says it is taking measures to strengthen fire prevention and safety at children’s homes and places of safety. The agency's Public Relations and Communications Manager Rochelle Dixon...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 9:46 AM

The Counter Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch (C-TOC Branch) has charged four men for breaches of the Trademark and Copyright Acts. The police say between Saturday, May 12 and Monday, May 14, a team of investigators carried out...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju/ Gleaner Writer

The rich, attractive look of its Jamaica Harvest brand of agro-processed foods - sauces, seasonings, preserves and condiments made especially for Things Jamaican - is design- specific, Janine Taylor, manager for the marketing services unit at the...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

Pointing to his 20-year longevity in the art industry, Lennox Coke said a critical element for any artist to survive and experience economic growth is to have excellent marketing skills.In an interview with The Gleaner, the renowned artist indicated...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sonya Dunstan describes herself as being creative with a passion for ceramics as well as art and craft. Because of this creativity, she planned to pursue a career in that field; however, her parents were not supportive of the idea."They did not like...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

If you pay attention to cosmetics and wellness shelves in your favourite store, you may notice that castor oil has become one of the most popular natural resources used in products for the hair and skin. Long known for its health benefits in Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Good day MrsWalker-Huntington:I find your weekly advice to be very informative and helpful. I am writing to get some advice on a US citizen child filing a petition for his parent.My son automatically received his US citizenship through his father...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Business Developing Corporation (JBDC) is well aware of the inherent difficulties of the value-chain system, requiring as it does the same high level of input from each contributor along every step of the chain.Though cognisant of the...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mr Bassie:In one of your previous columns, you wrote about the Windrush cases. How will the British Home Office assist those persons when they now apply for jobs over there?- G.S.Dear G.S.:The British Home Office has stated that it will assist...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMDr Tony Vendryes

Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world after water and has been used by man for millennia. Modern medical research continues to highlight the special health benefits of a specific tea - green tea, a drink made from the leaves of the tea...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Ms Powell:I have been seeing a Canadian woman for the past three years and we are planning to get married. However, because of the current laws in Jamaica, we can't get married in Jamaica. My partner sent me an invitation letter so that I could...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican students sitting Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) subjects will soon be required to take some aspects of their examinations online.This forms part of the CXC Learning Hub, which was launched during a press conference at The Jamaica...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 5:11 PM

The cash-strapped National Water Commission (NWC) has turned to the public for much-needed capital. The NWA has advised that it has established a $15 billion local bond facility, arranged by National Commercial Bank Capital Markets Limited. “...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 4:48 PM

The Government says post-Cabinet press briefings will resume shortly, noting that the format is under review and that the outcome will be communicated to the media and the public. Last week, the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) complained that...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 2:52 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday that Melania Trump was hospitalised after undergoing a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. The first lady's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, said the procedure was successful and...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 2:17 PM

Member of Parliament for Western Westmoreland Dr Wykeham McNeill is calling for the government to immediately release emergency funds to alleviate the flooding in sections of his constituency. McNeill says sections of Broughton, Station...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 2:04 PMJerome Reynolds

Former Director of Elections Orrette Fisher is maintaining that political influence continues to be an ongoing problem at the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ). In a letter to the editor, Fisher said he raised the matter during his time at the...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:54 PM

The Portmore Police are reporting that they recovered a P380 pistol and a .32 revolver with two rounds at the Pigeon Shoot fishing beach in Waterford on Sunday, May 13. The police say about 6:40 p.m. a team conducted an operation in the area where...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:31 PM

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) has started a shuttle service for commuters affected by the breakaway along a section of the August Town main road in St Andrew, which has made the Hope Valley area impassable. The JUTC says the shuttle will...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 11:51 AM

Members of the public will get a chance to discuss the Data Protection Bill, which is now being examined by a Joint Select Committee of Parliament, at a Town Hall on Tuesday, May 15 at the University College of the Caribbean's Main Campus in...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 10:48 AMCarl Gilchrist

A drop-in centre aimed at providing relief to the homeless in Ocho Rios and surrounding areas has been opened in the resort town. The centre, built at a cost of $14 million and located at Buckfield, next door to the Ocho Rios fire station, was...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 10:33 AM

Detectives assigned to the St. Andrew Central Police Division are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the family of an unidentified man, whose body was found on Half Way Tree Road, St. Andrew in the vicinity of Flow Jamaica Limited on...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 10:24 AM

The People’s National Party (PNP) is expressing concerns over the selection of Kedesha Campbell, who previously served as a personal assistant to Prime Minister Andrew Holness, as the new head of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF)...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Good mothers possess the power to turn negatives into positives and uplift in the most challenging situations - they can change the course of a nation.BuildersGood mothers build their foundations on the Word and prayer. They are strong, especially...

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