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President of the Jamaica Network of Rural Women Producers (JNRWP), Tamisha Lee, finds that access to market and lack of funding are huge challenges for female farmers, but while taking a loan might be a solution to both problems, she believes that...

The Jamaica International Exhibition (JIE) opened with a bang at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall, St James, where international and local buyers viewed Jamaican products for retail and distribution. The conference was held from May...

Despite Jamaica’s youth unemployment rate being at a record low in half a century, a youth advocate is calling for the Government to pay special attention to the marginalised group. Kemesha Kelly, lecturer at The University of the West Indies, Mona...

The Multicare Youth Foundation (MYF), in partnership with Starbucks and the HEART Trust NTA, recently launched the second phase of its Starbucks YUTE Work project in Kingston at the Trench Town Polytechnic College. The initiative, which began in...

Dear Miss Powell, I hear that Canada is having elections this year and this could affect whether or not immigrants are allowed into Canada. Is this so? Do you think they will scrap the express entry system? A friend said she was qualified sometime...

Dear Mr Bassie, Could you please advise me whether I will need a UK residence card to live in the United Kingdom? CK Dear CK, A person does not need to apply for a UK residence card to prove that he/she can live in the United Kingdom unless from...

Dear Mrs Walker- Huntington, I am requesting your advice on some immigration matters. My biological mother who is a US citizen living in the US would like to file for me. She said that the filing would take a short time. My fiancé, who is presently...

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – The vice-chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Sir Hilary Beckles, is to appear before the United States Congress on Reparations. Sir Hilary has been invited by the Texas Democrat...

Jamaica's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Seth Ramocan yesterday urged Jamaican nationals with citizenship in Britain to exercise their right to vote. Speaking with The Gleaner at the 8th Biennial Jamaican Diaspora Conference...

Minister with responsibility for Education, Youth and Information, Karl Samuda, says the Government will move to establish systems that guarantee equity within the education sector. Samuda was speaking at the Ministry of Education, Youth and...
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