Fri | Dec 3, 2021

Stories by Judana Murphy/Gleaner Writer -

Published:Saturday | November 6, 2021 | 12:09 AMJudana Murphy/Gleaner Writer -

“I finished what my daughter started.” Those are the words of Wendy Miller, a grieving graduate of The University of the West Indies (UWI) who has dedicated her undergraduate degree to her late daughter. Her only child, Toni Haughton, died three...

Published:Saturday | September 25, 2021 | 12:11 AMJudana Murphy/Gleaner Writer -

On the diamond anniversary of Richard Sirgany’s victory in the Jamaica Grand Prix at Vernam Field, Clarendon, the 86-year-old national is enjoying life in the slow lane in the southwestern US state, New Mexico. The red Alfa Romeo he drove to...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2021 | 12:16 AMJudana Murphy/Gleaner Writer -

Yielding to intense lobbying from teachers, governments, and UNICEF, the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has made adjustments to this year’s examinations in the wake of COVID-19 displacement as well as volcanic activity in St Vincent....

Published:Wednesday | April 28, 2021 | 12:27 AMJudana Murphy/Gleaner Writer -

A week after a former Minneapolis cop was convicted of murdering George Floyd, the International Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence Against People of African Descent has called for the defunding and demilitarisation of law...

Published:Friday | April 2, 2021 | 12:05 AMJudana Murphy/Gleaner Writer -

The Caribbean has been urged by a professor of education to utilise the good effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting closure of schools. Director of the School of Education at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus,...

Published:Friday | June 5, 2020 | 12:27 AMJudana Murphy/Gleaner Writer -

The Greg Christie-led Integrity Commission has served notice of its intention to monitor the Government’s COVID-19-related expenses and contract awards. This comes a day after the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) called...

Published:Thursday | February 20, 2020 | 12:00 AMJudana Murphy/Gleaner Writer -

Jamaicans and other English-speaking Caribbean people with specific high-value skills may benefit from a windfall of job opportunities in the United Kingdom as the Boris Johnson administration announced a policy shift that is likely to limit...

Subscribe to Judana Murphy/Gleaner Writer  -