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Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis Sr/Gleaner Writer

Port Antonio, Portland:With the conviction that the coming of Jesus Christ is near, members of the Boundbrook Seventh-day Adventist Church in Portland have been spreading the Gospel along the streets of Port Antonio as part of a last-ditch attempt...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist/Gleaner Writer

As a devout Christian, journalist and toastmaster, Mary White could not understand why she could not get in touch with God like other Christians were doing. So she started on a mission to find the answer.That search ended in White putting together a...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRuddy Mathison/Gleaner Writer

People react to the death of a loved one in different ways. For 18-year-old Jevaughn Gordon, a sixth-form student at St Jago High School, the death of his mother in 2015 gave him a new perspective on life.Gordon, who has just started upper sixth...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

Then He said to me,Prophesy to the breath,Prophesy, son of man, and say to it,Come from the four winds of breath and breathe- Chris Tomlin...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Word of God is one of the most powerful weapons we have at our disposal. Scripture is far more powerful than we can fully understand. As the battle for our mind rages on, we must put into practise the Bible verses we memorise and make them into...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

Reverend Dwayne Fuller was a teenage agnostic when a friend of his, who had a sight problem, decided to get divine help. He went to a Wednesday night prayer meeting since he had no money to go to the doctor."To my surprise he came back the following...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, has accepted the prestigious UNESCO Prize for Girls' and Women's Education on behalf of the Women's Centre of Jamaica Foundation.The prize is given annually to individuals,...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP):Pope Francis compared abortion to a Mafia-style killing Wednesday, saying it's the equivalent of hiring a hit man to "take out a human life to solve a problem."Francis made the comments, among his strongest yet against abortion,...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 11:03 PMGareth Davis Sr/Gleaner Writer

Port Antonio, Portland:With the conviction that the coming of Jesus Christ is near, members of Boundbrook Seventh-day Adventist Church in Portland have been spreading the gospel along the streets of Port Antonio as part of a last-ditch attempt to...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 8:08 PM

The police say they are now expecting a reduction in crimes in Grange Hill, Westmoreland following the arrest of nine persons of interest, some linked to the Kings Valley GangThey are among 56 people who were held in a joint police-military...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 3:16 PM

The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising that this Sunday, October 14, a section of Main Street in May Pen, Clarendon will be closed to vehicular traffic to facilitate ongoing road paving works. The NWA says the activities will be concentrated...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 1:48 PMPaul Clarke

Josep María Bosch Bessa, the Spanish Ambassador to Jamaica, has expressed a desire for greater economic cooperation between both countries, citing the longstanding historic friendship enjoyed over the years since the establishing...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 1:08 PMLivern Barrett

The Senate is now debating proposed changes to the Fisheries Act that will make it mandatory for persons fishing in Jamaican waters to have a valid licence issued by the state. However, Government Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, who is piloting the...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:44 PM

The police in St Catherine have charged a man who attacked two women in separate incidents, killing one and injuring the other. Sixty-three-year-old Ernest Whyte, a construction worker of McCooks Pen, was charged on Wednesday with murder, attempted...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 11:43 AM

The Ministry of Justice has signed a $50.7-million contract for the re-construction of the Kingston and St Andrew Family Court Attendance Centre. The Centre, which was destroyed by fire on December 30, 2015, will be located at the corner of East...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 9:25 AM

The Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation has been awarded the prestigious UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education. The prize is given annually to individuals, institutions non-governmental organisations and other entities...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 9:22 AM

Hundreds of residents in the St Catherine community of Kitson Town and surrounding areas now have access to an upgraded health centre with added services. Expansion of services at the institution was done with funding provided by the National...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 9:01 AM

Minister of Industry and Agriculture Audley Shaw has called for farmers to utilise new irrigation technology to improve crop quality and to increase production. and  Shaw said of the close to 200,000 acres of irrigable lands in Jamaica,...

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

She is a phenomenal woman with an insatiable passion for personal and professional excellence. While wearing many hats, Kedesha Dallas Goode continues to promote intentional positive energy to empower and encourage persons to be deliberate about...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RUBiS Energy Jamaica Limited (RUBiS) has officially commenced operations at its latest renovated service station in Port Morant, St Thomas.At an official opening ceremony held last Thursday, RUBiS' Retail Manager Raymond Samuels, commented that the...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMOkoye Henry/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:The End Bullying Globally campaign has added another dimension to it ambitious initiative with the launch of its official website, which is aimed at troubled youngsters facing the pressures of bullying, as well as crime and violence....

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Guardsman Group of Companies has reaffirmed its commitment to the empowerment of Jamaica's youth by providing support and opportunities through proceeds from the Guardsman Games, held at the Hope Zoo, St Andrew, in July.The Jamaica Defence...

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

There are the poor people who give me such happiness. There are my religious brothers and sisters, they make me very happy. There are my friends and benefactors who never stop giving. It all adds up to a happy life, derived from the Lord.The result...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Nominations have opened for the 2018 American Chamber of Commerce in Jamaica (AMCHAM) Business and Civic Leadership Awards.Now in its ninth year, the AMCHAM Business and Civic Leadership Awards have become the benchmark for corporate social...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Wolmer's Old Boys' Association (WOBA) will honour four exemplary Wolmerians during its annual fundraising banquet, set for Saturday, October 20.The honourees are veteran athletics professional Stephen 'Frano' Francis; international superstar...

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