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The entrance to the new Faith Education Centre, located in Innswood Village.

Faith Education Centre has settled into its new location. The special-needs institution, which launched a GoFundMe campaign on May 21 to relocate from its Willodene, Spanish Town, location, has moved to Innswood Village, also in the Old Capital. “...
Miriam Bell, a 12-year-old student attending Marymount High School, receives a tablet computer from Lifespan CEO Nayana Williams.

Lifespan Spring Water Company Limited has asked students to write letters about their lives and the merits of education. The reward for their personal essays: a tablet computer to assist with online schooling. “The criteria for selection involve...
A grateful Ivan ‘Badcare’ Lawrence raises the hand of Genevor Gordon-Bailey, councillor for the Lime Hall division in St Ann, in appreciation after getting a house to live in.

Living under a zinc-and-tarpaulin structure and getting stoned at nights by unruly youngsters is really an awful way to live. But this is what 51-year-old Ivan Lawrence, also known as ‘Badcare’, of Lime Hall, St Ann, had to contend with over a...

A call is being made by private sector groups and a non-government organisation for the Government to remove duties and taxes on mobile and digital equipment for least 24 months. The call has come from the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, the Jamaica...

Residents of a neighbourhood in Hope Pastures, St Andrew have won their appeal against the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) in the long-running case over the decision of the electricity company to demand that they assume the expense for their...

The Meteorological Service has upgraded the flash flood watch to a flash flood warning for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Mary, Portland, St Thomas, Kingston, St Andrew, St Catherine, Clarendon, and Manchester. The measure means flooding has...

The Meteorological Service has issued a flash flood watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of all parishes. The measure, which is effective until 5:00 p.m tomorrow, means that flash flooding is possible and residents are advised to...

As the country continues to experience persistent rainfall, the National Works Agency (NWA) is warning motorists that driving conditions along several roadways may become an issue. According to NWA Communication and Customer Services Manager,...

The Ministry of Education is reporting that 16 schools at the infant, primary, and junior high levels have been fitted with Internet service equipment allowing them better access to educational broadcasts coordinated by the ministry. It says the...

President of the Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO), Louis Barton, would like to see taxi operators who continue to flout COVID-19 protocols penalised, given that they come in contact with as many as two million commuters on a daily basis.   
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