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Published:Wednesday | April 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Over 800 girls across five Caribbean countries - Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and St. Vincent and the Grenadines - will come together for an immersive experience in technology in celebration of the International Telecommunication...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 10:30 PM

The third time did the charm for the Liguanea, St Andrew-based high school Campion College in Television Jamaica's Schools' Challenge Quiz grand finale. Campion, in its third finale in five years turned in a credible performance in the high...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 8:38 PM

The celebration outside the studios of Television Jamaica is so intense, you can't cut. It's moments before the grand finale of Television Jamaica's Schools' Challenge Quiz 2018 and organisers are expecting a keen battle between...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 5:33 PM

The National Works Agency (NWA) says start 9 o' clock tomorrow morning a section of the Greenvale to Spur Tree Main Road in Manchester will be reduced to single lane traffic, in the vicinity of the Total Gas Station, to facilitate...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 4:51 PM

The Electoral Commission of Jamaica is reporting that a total of four candidates were today nominated to contest the April 27 by-elections for the May Pen North and Yallahs Divisions. May Pen North Division: PNP: Earl Blake JLP: Tanya-Lee Williams...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 2:58 PM

A decision as to whether or not the inaugural Conference of the Mayors should be expanded to include non-English speaking countries, in addition to finding ways of deepening relationships in the region, are issues Delroy Williams, Kingston’s...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:53 PM

Landmark Developers Limited is accusing Government Minister Karl Samuda of acting outside his authority after he directed the St Mary Police to bar the company from disconnecting residents of Liberty Estate in Industry Pen from its unfinished sewer system.

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 11:50 AM

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 10, CMC – Jamaican-born Anthony Smellie, the longstanding Chief Justice of the Cayman Islands, has been appointed to Bermuda’s Court of Appeal. He will join the court in June while Elizabeth Gloster, the vice-...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 10:53 AM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Apr 10, CMC – The 64-year-old man who last month threatened to kill Guyana President David Granger was denied bail and remanded to re-appear in court on April 16. Motielall Balkarran, an East Coast Demerara resident,...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 10:37 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents have raided the office of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen, seizing records on topics that include a $130,000 payment made to adult film actress Stormy Daniels, who says she had...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 9:48 AM

Former JetBlue Airways flight attendant Jamaican Marsha Gay Reynolds was freed on Monday by a federal court in Los Angeles, California in the United States after being sentenced to time served in relation to her guilty plea on a charge of...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 9:43 AM

Marsha Gay Reynolds, the second-runner up in the 2008 Miss Jamaica World competition, who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine almost two years ago has been ordered released from jail. The Jamaican, a runner-up...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 7:48 AM

Technology Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley has indicated that he received no major injuries in yesterday's motor vehicle crash in Portmore, St Catherine. In a tweet, Wheatley said he was fine and thanked people for their good wishes. ".. Just...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMBrian Walker/Staff Reporter

Dr Tracy McFarlane, social and health psychologist, believes that caregivers of cancer patients should not ignore the impact of the role on their well-being and push to find balance."Coping with the psycholo-gical cost of being a caregiver centres...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMMelissa deCordova/Contributor

The following is a contribution from Melissa deCordova, whose husband's family is descended from Jacob and Joshua deCordova, the founders of The Jamaica Gleaner.Norwich, New York:My story about our family's recent trip to discover our roots in...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mrs Walker-Huntington:My daughter's grandmother, who is a United States citizen, filed a petition in February 2013 for my daughter's mom. My daughter was not added at the time of the filing and she is now 17, and will be 18 later this year. Can...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mr Bassie,I have been offered a job in the United Kingdom and my prospective employer has told me that they currently have the necessary licence to sponsor my visa. My question is, what will happen if my sponsor loses the licence? Please advise...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

By definition, arthritis is an inflammation of a joint. A joint is a structure where the ends of two or more bones meet and move in a process called articulation. Joint pain is a consequence of arthritis as the classical signs of inflammation...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Residents of Chapelton and neighbouring communities in Clarendon now have a newly renovated Family Court, which was refurbished with funds provided by the European Union (EU).The facility, which is located at the Chapelton...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With few, but willing, hands and an abundance of love, the small team from the Social Work Department of the Bellevue Hospital, Kingston, celebrated Social Work Month with...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Saniah Spencer, chief of marketing and product development, JN Bank, says homeownership is important for growth and development of the nation.Speaking against the background of JN Bank's launch of the Design Your Mortgage campaign, which provides a...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Nail technician Maxine Whitely considers herself an artist, with each fingernail she paints being the canvas on which she expresses herself. For her, every nail represents an opportunity to be artistic and it is a task that she relishes."I see each...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jacqueline Coke Lloyd, managing director of Make Your Mark Consultants, believes that in order for businesses to be competitive globally, middle managers will have to possess higher level skillsets that will take them from being professionals to...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 7:33 PM

Government Minister Karl Samuda has asked the police to bar the developers of Liberty Estate in Industry Pen, St Mary from disconnecting residents from the community’s unfinished sewer system. Samuda, a minister without Portfolio in the...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 4:15 PM

The police are reporting that the Bog Walk Gorge in St Catherine has been closed because of a motor vehicle crash. The police are urging motorists to use alternative routes. We want to hear from you! Send us a message on WhatsApp at 1 (876) 449-...

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