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Published:Tuesday | January 12, 2021 | 7:07 PM

Jonkonnu, a fusion of African masked dances and British folk plays, used to be prime street-side entertainment in Jamaica at Christmas. In colonial days, these bands would move from house to house, enjoying gifts of food and drinks or coins from...

Published:Monday | January 4, 2021 | 2:43 PM

AMIDST thunderous applause, after suspense-filled minutes, Beverly Holness was on Saturday night chosen “Miss Mona Heights 1962”, out of a field of eight contestants. Erica Cooke (“Miss Colgate Palmolive”) was chosen second-...

Published:Monday | January 4, 2021 | 12:31 PM

THE FIRST five visas to be issued under the amended United States Immigration Law, were presented by the U.S. Ambassador, Mr Wilson TM Beale, at a ceremony in the immigrant' visa section of ' the American Embassy yesterday morning (December...

Published:Monday | January 4, 2021 | 9:29 AMThousands witness Stadium ceremony

BEFORE a hushed audience of 9,000 people last night in the floodlit National Stadium, Sir Clifford Clarence Campbell, G.C.M.G., was sworn in as Governor-General of the Dominion of Jamaica, the first native Jamaican to hold the highest office in the...

Published:Wednesday | December 30, 2020 | 1:17 PMAdrian Frater - News Editor

Western Bureau-  While she was born in Montego Bay, St James, Tova Hamilton, the daughter of Hyacinth Minto-Hensley, and Trevor Hamilton, is a proud product of Trelawny, the parish where she spent her formative years in the communities of...

Published:Wednesday | December 30, 2020 | 11:16 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

Western Bureau-  To say young attorney-at-law Tova Hamilton emerged a giant killer in the September 3, 2020, general election, would be an understatement. In beating the People’s National Party's (PNP) incumbent Victor Wright, she...

Published:Saturday | December 26, 2020 | 1:40 PMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau-  Having defied the odds in wrestling the Hanover Western constituency seat from the People’s National Party’s (PNP) three-term Member of Parliament Ian Hayles, first-timer, the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP)...

Published:Thursday | December 24, 2020 | 3:57 PMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau -  As a daughter of Middlesex community in Hanover Western, Tamika Davis, who ousted the People’s National Party's (PNP) Ian Hayles to become the constituency's new Member of Parliament in the general election...

Published:Thursday | December 24, 2020 | 3:29 PM

The Government of Jamaica made a massive statement in the fight to protect victims of domestic abuse with veteran parliamentarian Minister of Culture, Gender Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, making good on an important promise...

Published:Thursday | December 24, 2020 | 12:41 PM

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has urged countries to “put stronger focus on creating real gender equality” as they rebuild from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Minister...

Published:Thursday | December 24, 2020 | 12:17 PMJIS

Education, Youth and Information Minister, Hon. Fayval Williams, says Jamaicans need to ascribe greater importance to formal education. Speaking at a ceremony at the Brown’s Town Primary School in St Ann recently to hand over 126 tablets...

Published:Tuesday | December 22, 2020 | 2:42 PMJIS

Former Prime Minister, the Most Hon Portia Simpson Miller; and former Cabinet Minister, Dr Mavis Gilmour, are among 25 great Jamaican women, who will be honoured on International Women’s Day next year. Minister of Culture, Gender,...

Published:Monday | December 21, 2020 | 12:15 PMGareth Davis Sr

East Portland Member of Parliament (MP) Ann-Marie Theresa Vaz has listed infrastructural work and social programmes as top priority for constituents.

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