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Stories by Judana Murphy - Gleaner Writer

Published:Saturday | August 21, 2021 | 12:11 AMJudana Murphy - Gleaner Writer

Twelve families, many of whom have no place to call home, will be provided with fully furnished one-bedroom units – complete with a bathroom and a kitchen – in the coming months under the Government’s indigent housing programme. The beneficiaries...

Published:Saturday | March 27, 2021 | 12:05 AMJudana Murphy - Gleaner Writer

Four-year-old Kelecia Gayle and her two-year-old brother, Majeed-Selvin Thompson, could not contain their joy following the handover of a new one-bedroom home with a kitchen, bathroom, and verandah, to their family. The two jumped on the bed for...

Published:Sunday | June 14, 2020 | 12:07 AMJudana Murphy - Gleaner Writer

The COVID-19 pandemic has “dramatically altered” the practice of medicine locally, and at least one medical practitioner is hoping these changes will be permanent. Dr Alfred Dawes, one of Jamaica’s leading surgeons, said the most radical change the...

Published:Sunday | May 17, 2020 | 9:08 AMJudana Murphy - Gleaner Writer

Education officials across the Caribbean and Latin America have asserted that teachers will be in need of psycho-social support for their return to the classroom, following the COVID-19 pandemic. Approximately 91,710 teachers and seven million...

Published:Sunday | October 27, 2019 | 12:00 AMJudana Murphy - Gleaner Writer

A Venn Diagram of French and Spanish would find Russell Green firmly positioned in the intersection. He applied to The University of the West Indies (UWI) to pursue a double major but developed an interest in linguistics after his first semester...

Published:Sunday | October 13, 2019 | 12:00 AMJudana Murphy - Gleaner Writer

It has been more than a month since Category 5 Hurricane Dorian made landfall in The Bahamas on September 1. Slow-moving Dorian ravaged sections of the island for three days, leaving many displaced and homes under several feet of water. Bahamian...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:00 AMJudana Murphy - Gleaner Writer

Becoming a foster parent was a role Delrose Phillips knew she wanted to play, even before she was of age. The Hanover native, in recounting her experience as a foster parent, said her upbringing was a major deciding factor. “It’s something that I...

Published:Sunday | July 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMJudana Murphy - Gleaner Writer

The Government is being urged to expedite and enforce legislation that will give greater protection to the nation’s children. Among them is the Disabilities Act, which was passed in 2014 and makes provisions to enhance the well-being of Jamaicans...

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