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Published:Thursday | January 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

Recently installed United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Jamaica, Baber Abdullah Saeed Almatroshi, has issued an invitation to the Jamaican Government to send a delegation to Expo Dubai 2020.The ambassador, whose office is located in Havana, Cuba...

Published:Thursday | January 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

A study, to be officially published soon, has revealed that more Jamaicans are less willing to accept or pay bribes.Speaking yesterday at a Rotary Club Luncheon at the Spanish Court Hotel in St Andrew, executive director of National Integrity Action...

Published:Wednesday | January 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

Residents of Tivoli Gardens in west Kingston have threatened to stop voting in national elections if the Government fails to compensate them properly for atrocities committed against them in the 2010 incursion.During a protest in front of the...

Published:Tuesday | January 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

There were cheers and celebrations on Tuesday as a surviving victim of Saturday's shooting incident, which claimed two lives in Porus, Manchester, returned home from hospital.He was shot multiple times in the brazen attack but is grateful he has...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports Olivia Grange urged Jamaicans yesterday not to turn their backs on pregnant teenagers, or teenage mothers.Grange was speaking during the Women's Centre of Jamaica Foundation's 40th anniversary...

Published:Thursday | January 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

Within the next six months, IBEX Global Solutions, which has become a major player in the local business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, will be embarking on a major recruitment drive to fill 500 to 1,000 vacancies at its newly opened branch on...

Published:Wednesday | January 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

In short order, the Oracabessa Primary School in St Mary will have its own Toyota Coaster bus, and therefore will have no more excuses for not having its children come to school, or participate in key activities that contribute to their development....

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

It is a leap of faith for a pastor who has been preaching at one church for 26 years, to suddenly decide to start a new church on his own.That is what Pastor Steven Hayle of the Church of Pentecost Jamaica has done.Hayle was pastor at the Alpine...

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

The usual complaint that crime-fighting efforts in Jamaica are hampered by a lack of resources is being challenged by businessman John Mahfood, who is of the opinion that the problem really rests in the Government's lack of guts, and its failure to...

Published:Thursday | January 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

Although being thankful and elated, the family of one-year-and-10-month-old baby Jazmin Dunn, says the journey before and after her child underwent a liver transplant in the United States of America approximately a year ago has been very rough,...

Published:Tuesday | January 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

The tight financial position of five students at The Mico University College was eased earlier this week through the generous donations of one of the institution's alumni, Sylvester Tulloch, the managing director of Kemtech Development and...

Published:Sunday | January 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

Local Anglican Bishop, the Reverend Howard Gregory has expressed disappoint-ment that even after 70 years, the majority of citizens in the English-speaking Caribbean still don't have access to tertiary education at the University of the West Indies...

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