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Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 10:34 AM

The University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) has received ISO 9001: 2015 Certification from the International Organization for Standardisation (ISO). ISO is an international agency composing national standards bodies of more than 160 countries....

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 10:02 AM

Community and Workers of Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union Limited, which is now the largest credit union in Jamaica with an asset size of $15.9 billion, has completed the implementation of its new core banking platform, Sharetec, from Bradford...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 9:47 AM

Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Jamaica’s investment and export promotion agency, has committed to a three-year partnership with technology and innovation forum Tech Beach Retreat to seek technology investments for Jamaica....

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 9:35 AM

Andre Williams, Gleaner Writer Shanna-Kaye Bowen, the mother of 15-year-old St Hugh’s High School student Tashi Munda, has succumbed to her injuries which she received when their house was set ablaze on Sunday. Tashi died from her injuries...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:24 AMPaul Clarke/Gleaner Writer

The Ministry of Health is committed to establishing a National Diabetic Retinopathy Programme to combat an increase in diabetes, Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has said.He stated that diabetic retinopathy screening and treatment will become...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:10 AM

European Union (EU) Head of Delegation to Jamaica Ambassador Malgorzata Wasilewska says she is confident that with the departure of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union, the partnership with Jamaica will not be affected."The relationship...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Insurance Company of the West Indies (ICWI) recently handed over $5.4 million in net proceeds to Jamaica Reach to Recovery (JRR), an affiliate of the Jamaica Cancer Society.The funds raised from the ICWI/Jamaica Reach To Recovery Pink Run, held...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LASCO, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MoEYI), has announced the finalists for the 2018 staging of the LASCO Principal and Teacher of the Year awards.The nominees were selected after an intense two-month...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

National Commercial Bank (NCB) Jamaica Limited has drawn new battle lines against credit card fraud with the introduction of its Online Dispute Resolution Portal for customers. This gives credit- card-holders the power to temporarily block and...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Centrally located in Post Office Mall in Liguanea, CoWork JA is now officially open for business after some three years of planning and they are ready to change the way Jamaicans think about creating and working.Coworking has become popular around...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke/Gleaner Writer

Pearnel Charles Jr, state minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, affirmed Jamaica's commitment to the development of a road map to foster the growth of the 'blue economy' on Wednesday at the Global Sustainable Blue Economy...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

The difficulties we face can eventually become a source of strength that enables us to rise above adversity. At an early age, Ryan Reid learnt the true meaning of fortitude, determination and endurance.His father, a banker, had to change addresses...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

Former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson revisited his alma mater, Calabar High School, on Wednesday, to stimulate the minds of young men at the institution, motivating them with stories of his own rise from humble beginnings to Jamaica House.Patterson...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMVanessa James/Gleaner Writer

Music is the vehicle of choice that will drive Shakielle Powell to success, but the road is not without its bumps.Powell's journey started at deCarteret College when he and a few friends noticed similar interests in music."For me, music started when...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMVanessa James/Gleaner Writer

The National Integrity Action (NIA) last Friday received a $300,000 donation from Victoria Mutual (VM) to assist with endeavours to improve leadership standards for the youth.Naketa West, Victoria Mutual Foundation manager, stated that VM felt the...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMSyranno Baines/Gleaner Writer

He has only four days' experience as the sub-officer in charge of the Shady Grove Police Station in the remote community of Lluidas Vale, St Catherine.But already, Sergeant Oliver Johnson has identified an urgent need to have more men and women...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

The Clarendon Police Department, headed by Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Vendolyn Cameron Powell, yesterday stepped up their outreach activities in various communities in the parish in observation of Police Week 2018.Police personnel held...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Students of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) recently visited nutrition, health and wellness company Nestle Jamaica to garner practical exposure in warehouse and inventory management processes.The students, who are enrolled in the warehouse...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Leader of the Opposition Dr Peter Phillips yesterday fielded questions from young men and women at the Camperdown High School in Kingston about what can be done to place the academic performances of boys on par with that of girls.Phillips was...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, through the Plant Quarantine Produce Inspection Unit says that there is no E.coli contaminant reported on lettuce of any type produced in Jamaica.On November 22, the ministry announced a...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODDP) has ruled that no criminal proceedings can commence into an alleged incident involving two tourists at an all-inclusive resort in Negril in July of this year that was reported to the Negril...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Government is looking to review the building fees charged by municipal authorities with the aim of putting a standardised system in place and ensuring that the fees for development projects are in keeping with current realities.Developers have...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) is urging the Government to get rid of what it describes as non-productive and growth-inhibitive policies and practices.A statement from the JCC Board of Directors on Tuesday indicated that the best signal that...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | November 29, 2018 | 5:21 PM

The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is reporting that there is no E. coli contaminant on lettuce of any type produced locally. RADA, in a statement this afternoon, said it is aware of the conditions under which lettuce is...

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