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Stories by Mark Titus - Gleaner Writer

Published:Sunday | September 19, 2021 | 4:35 PMMark Titus - Gleaner Writer

With the COVID-19 pandemic lasting longer than local religious leaders had anticipated, some groups are reshaping plans to cope with restrictions, outreach and supporting each other in a new way for a while longer. And while some church and Islamic...

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2021 | 12:09 AMMark Titus - Gleaner Writer

Investors across several sectors are calling on the Government to rethink its infection control strategies employed to counter the rapid spread of COVID-19, as the no-movement days are sending them to the brink of bankruptcy. A sharp increase in...

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2021 | 12:05 AMMark Titus - Gleaner Writer

Brendan Wallace* has been a patient-care assistant in the public-health sector for more than a decade, and while he loves serving others, he is now trying to balance his sense of duty with the increasing risks that the dreaded COVID-19 brings....

Published:Sunday | April 4, 2021 | 12:08 AMMark Titus - Gleaner Writer

International outsourcing firm Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS) has doled out US$1 million to reward its Jamaica employees, after the local operation surpassed all the targets for the financial year 2020-2021. The India-headquartered company began...

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2021 | 12:17 AMMark Titus - Gleaner Writer

After just one weekend of the extraordinary restrictions imposed by the Government to try and rein in COVID-19 infection numbers, business operators in western Jamaica are already counting their losses even as some reluctantly support the measures...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2020 | 2:40 PMMark Titus - Gleaner Writer

63-year-old Annabelle Greaves said she had to exercise her right to vote as a thank you to former Member of Parliament for St James South, Derrick Kellier, who changed the fortunes of her family when he issued a farm work ticket to her husband...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2020 | 8:26 AMMark Titus - Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Voting is off to a brisk start in St James Southern, where Mayor of Montego Bay, Homer Davis, of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and retired educator, Dr Walton Small, of the People’s National Party (PNP) are facing off...

Published:Sunday | April 5, 2020 | 12:00 AMMark Titus - Gleaner Writer

Despite the alarming rate at which lives are being lost to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in North America, Jamaicans are still willing to take the risk to participate in the seasonal overseas work programmes. However, this time they have to...

Published:Sunday | March 31, 2019 | 12:00 AMMark Titus - Gleaner Writer

Landowners along the US$25-million Ferris to Mackfield road rehabilitation project in Westmoreland say they are still awaiting word on when they will be compensated for properties that have been acquired by the Government to facilitate the 13.36km...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:20 AMMark Titus - Gleaner Writer

While projections are suggesting favourable returns from the outsourcing sector in the coming years, leading players say that the failure of successive governments to appoint a portfolio minister to concentrate on the development of the industry...

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