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They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but Kerry-Ann Aiken is the creator of it using her carefully arranged floral boxes. It was an idea to be different and stand out for Mother’s Day a year ago, but has thrived and is even managing...
A sign showing an artist’s impression of the proposed expanded Dovecot Memorial Park in St Catherine.

The national Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has defended its decision to grant a permit to Kumanda Park Limited, operators of Dovecot Memorial Park in St Catherine, for a proposed 72-acre expansion of the burial grounds. NEPA said that a...
Omar Sweeney, managing director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund, listens as Janet Madden shares information on her sewing business at the ICDP Enterprise Development Project grant awards ceremony at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel yesterday.

“A dream come true.” That was how Merrick McNaughton summed up the grant of roughly $600,000 in equipment and material he received from the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) yesterday to invest in his apiculture business. McNaughton was one of...

Dear Shannon, Is my insurance still in force when someone else drives my car? Dear Reader, Many people are of the common misconception that when a friend or family member is driving their car the coverage is impacted. They think that the...

Parliament Public Adminis-tration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) had difficulty on Wednesday in identifying the role of the Michael Lee-Chin-chaired Economic Growth Council (EGC) as it probed the reasons behind the low out-turn of growth since...

WESTERN BUREAU: THE PAST five years have been extremely difficult for 43-year-old Tasheka Harvey, a single mother of Flower Hill in Hanover. She has been diagnosed with a second-degree heart blockage and badly needs a pacemaker to alleviate her...

Western Bureau: For the first time in several years, the four parishes that comprise Area One of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) have all entered the second half of a new year with lower murder figures than the corresponding period...

Dave Rodney/Gleaner Writer Chaunté Blackwood, a 17-year-old student at Ardenne High School in St Andrew, has just accomplished a feat that has not happened in recent times - if ever. She is a National Spelling Bee champion who is also a team...

A 40-year-old man was last night fatally stabbed as he tried to protect his girlfriend during an attack by her ex-lover. The suspect has since been turned over to the police by a relative.  He is accused of stabbing 40-year-old Damion...

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the civil suit that 81-year-old Alice McPherson of Port Antonio, Portland, has brought against the National Works Agency (NWA) and the Portland Municipal Corporation must be heard in the Supreme Court....
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