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WESTERN BUREAU: Amid concerns of a permissive culture of drug use among Jamaican children, there are fresh fears that easy access to marijuana-laced foods is putting students at risk of health complications in ‘high schools’. Stakeholders in the...
Gleaner Editor-in-Chief Kaymar Jordan addressing the Press Association of Jamaica’s annual forum at The Jamaica Pegasus in New Kingston yesterday.

The press should be unbowed in its pursuit of the truth and not engage in self-censorship for fear of public backlash, says veteran journalist Kaymar Jordan, the new editor-in-chief of The Gleaner. Addressing a Press Association of Jamaica public...
Professor Brendan Bain of Man Up Jamaica makes a point at last week’s Gleaner Men’s Forum.

The Jamaica Male Advancement Network is urging the Government to endorse paternity leave, which will allow men to provide moral and physical support for their spouses in the weeks following the birth of their children. The issue has been a point of...

A defence attorney yesterday questioned the prosecution’s star witness’ motives for testifying against accused Tesha Miller. The witness, a self-proclaimed ex-member of the Spanish Town-based Clansman Gang, last week told the court that he decided...

The staff at the Mandeville Courthouse are now worried they will have to wait for a prolonged period for a proper temporary courthouse, following a fire that gutted sections of the courthouse earlier this month. Members of...

WESTERN BUREAU: Cabinet minister Audley Shaw has rapped Washington for bristling at Kingston’s deepening ties with Beijing, suggesting that the “nervous” White House was hypocritical in discouraging investment and commercial ties when China was its...

There are more signs that the two major political parties are about to shift gears as the election season draws near. The leader of the governing Jamaica Labour Party, Andrew Holness, was in South East St Ann on the weekend and told the party’s...

Weary residents of Bowden Hill in west rural St Andrew are facing more headaches after an alternative route, created after the collapse of the main bridge to their community in February, was flooded on the weekend. The alternative route, which runs...

Children’s advocates last week remained concerned for the safety of dozens of youngsters who remain at a compound in Montego Bay, St James, as allegations of child abuse and human trafficking at the communal settlement are investigated. More than...

Albert Ferguson /Gleaner Writer WESTERN BUREAU: St. Ann and the resort town of Ocho Rios left an indelible mark on the tourism industry, last week, taking home four major RJRGLEANER Communications Group’s Hospitality Jamaica Awards during the...
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