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Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:28 AM

Holland Primary School in St Elizabeth has been proactive at improving and protecting the natural environment by embracing an ecological approach and instilling a sense of responsibility in Jamaica’s future generation. The institution, which...

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:25 AMJudana Murphy/Gleaner Writer

There is only one piece of information Sherene Gayle wished the father of her child had not kept a secret. She still does not know how long he suffered from poor circulation in his legs but said, “he started to speak up when it was way too late.”...

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:24 AMJudana Murphy/Gleaner Writer

Education and Youth State Minister Alando Terrelonge has called for Jamaicans to reject the creeping normalisation of violence, especially with 40 child fatalities this year. The state minister warned parents that they did not have the right to...

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:22 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

Days after Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced that the Government plans to build six schools that will focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), a tech expert has recommended that the curriculum prioritise data...

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:21 AM

Persons who are living with HIV are being implored to avail themselves of powerful antiretroviral (ARV) medication to give themselves a chance at life. The appeal comes from Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV/AIDS (GIPA) Coordinator,...

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:21 AM

The Seaview Gardens Health Centre and residents of the community continue to reap the benefits of being adopted by the Massy Jamaica team earlier this year, following the donation of an autoclave machine, valued at close to J$800,000.00. The...

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:20 AM

Jamaica continues to boast some of the finest attractions in the Caribbean, which, tourism stakeholders say, have been acting as major pull factors in attracting cruise and stopover visitors. This, they also note, has been contributing to...

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:19 AM

Journalist Janet Silvera has been named a distinguished honorary fellow by the Montego Bay Community College (MBCC). Silvera, an award-winning journalist and president of the Montego Chamber of Commerce and Industry, was given the prestigious...

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:19 AMRuddy Mathison/Glaner Writer

The man who allegedly stabbed and killed an eight-year-old boy in Old Harbour Glades, St Catherine, on Saturday morning, and seriously wounded the child's mother, has been described as non-violent by family members and close neighbours.

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:15 AM

ON THE eve of the start of this year’s global climate talks to be held in Madrid from December 1 to 13, civil society organisations, private-sector stakeholders and members of the public gathered in St Lucia to discuss climate change and the civil...

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:13 AM

MEMBERS OF the public will today get the chance to relook at Hurricane Dorian, which pummelled The Bahamas in September, leaving in its wake death, hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, and widespread concern as to whether this is the new...

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:06 AM
Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Have you ever looked at the place of origin of your favourite snacks You may be surprised by the number of products that are imported fro

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 5:11 PM

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has welcomed news that the Government will be tabling of a new National Identification Bill (NIDS) by March next year.  In April, the Supreme Court ruled that aspects of the National...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 4:54 PM

Gas prices will go up by $0.43 effective Thursday. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $129.84 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will sell for $132.67. Automotive diesel oil will move down by $0.26 per litre...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 3:40 PM

The Narcotics Police have charged three Hondurans who were intercepted off the coast of Westmoreland and found with over $2 million worth of ganja. They are 31-year-old Humberto Cirilo, 27-year-old Cristyfor Elliot and 36-year-old Andes Hopkin, all...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 2:27 PM

Sleuths in the Clarendon Division arrested and charged a man with the murder of a Kingston woman 24 hours after her body was discovered in bushes along Sevens Road in the parish on Monday. Clarendon’s crime officer, Deputy Superintendent...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 12:56 PM

Four Haitians who arrived by boat in Portland this morning are now being screened by officials of the Ministry of Health and Wellness. The four men were picked up in St Margaret's Bay shortly after 10 o’clock after residents spotted them...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 9:50 AM

Motorists will experience delays along Camp Road in St Andrew today as the National Works Agency (NWA) undertakes paving activities. The NWA says the works will be conducted between Tom Redcam Road and The Scout Association of Jamaica starting at 9...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 9:40 AM

The Government’s drive to further reduce the public sector energy bill is being accelerated during the 2019/20 fiscal year with the implementation of several projects under the Energy Management and Efficiency Programme, valued at more than $...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 12:38 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The prosecutors in the Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud case made an application yesterday to have some counts on the indictment list amended and add another based on evidence given since the start of the trial. With just over 30 counts on...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 12:32 AM

The collection of biometric data via fingerprints is becoming more prevalent in Jamaica. Some businesses require employees to use biometric devices to clock in, and the technology is also widely used on smartphones. However, information technology...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 12:30 AM

Defence attorney Bert Samuels will today make a no-case submission on behalf of his client, Tesha Miller, who is accused of ordering the 2008 killing of then chairman of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company, Douglas Chambers. This comes after the...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 12:26 AMPaul Clarke/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s education system is failing to adequately prepare its workforce to confront the rapidly changing technological demands associated with the future of work, says Danny Roberts, senior lecturer at the Hugh Shearer Labour Studies Institute at...

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