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Published:Thursday | June 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Despite the technological and other advances since 1951, the political will to make the well-needed appropriate investments in climate change adaptation and mitigation policies and strategies remains a vitally important missing link in the...

Published:Friday | May 25, 2018 | 7:21 AM

  The President of the People's National Party (PNP), Dr Peter Phillips, has congratulated newly elected Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley and the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) on a historic election victory in that Eastern...

Published:Friday | May 25, 2018 | 7:12 AMJanet Silvera

  Victorious Barbados Labour Party (BLP) leader, Mia Amor Mottley says the general election which saw her party trouncing the incumbent Democratic Labour Party (DLP) was the most significant since the country’s Independence. Mottley and...

Published:Friday | May 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Organisers of this year's fifth staging of the Guardian Group Foundation Keep It Alive 5K Night Run say they want persons to get into the habit of maintaining a healthy routine so they will be able to see, feel, and experience the benefits of a...

Published:Friday | May 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill/ Senior Gleaner Writer

Two recipients of the AIM Higher Foundation Scholarship, Jahnoy St Jacques of Jamaica College and Shantae Shand, a sixth-form student at Campion College, have attributed their achievements to their innate drive to succeed despite their circumstances...

Published:Friday | May 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Don Wehby, Group CEO of GraceKennedy Limited, was last Saturday presented with a key to Broward County by Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness. Broward County is located in Florida, USA.The presentation was made at the GraceKennedy Money Services/Western...

Published:Friday | May 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Scotiabank employees in the Corporate Area got their hands dirty on Labour Day planting a vegetable garden at Allman Town Primary School in central Kingston.The team placed topsoil in several plastic containers cut out from drums provided by Sherwin...

Published:Friday | May 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Friday | May 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMDr Tony Vendryes

I continue to congratulate our Ministry of Health in their drive to rein in our national obesity epidemic. Unfortunately, many people struggle with their weight and their belly fat because of what they eat or fail to eat for breakfast!What you...

Published:Friday | May 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, says that the Government continues to explore ways to enable greater youth participation in decision-making at the national level.He said that in addition to reinstating...

Published:Friday | May 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 11:10 PMJodi-Ann Gilpin

Floyd Green, state minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, has expressed concern about the number of churches that have been willing to make their buildings available for skills training.Green, while speaking at the recent...

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 5:05 PM

Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck has indicated that many of the laws of Jamaica with outdated penalties will be revised and modernised during this fiscal year. Speaking at his post-Sectoral Debate press conference at the Ministry’s Constant...

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 4:55 PM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has encouraged Jamaicans to commit to doing work and seeking employment over crime.   “I want every single able-bodied Jamaican to commit to doing work and to commit to seeking employment over idleness or...

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 3:19 PM

The Opposition has called for the Government to urgently develop a National Spatial Plan, in consultation with stakeholders, which would help to overhaul what he described as the country’s outdated physical planning system. Anthony Hylton,...

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 2:01 PMJanet Silvera

At least one member of the Barbadian clergy wants persons to “mind their own business” as it relates to the sexuality of head of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), Mia Mottley. Responding to suggestions by Democratic Labour...

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 12:54 PM

The police say arrangements are being made to interview Leighton "Livity" Coke, the brother of extradited West Kingston strongman Christopher “Dudus” Coke, who was wanted for murder. They say another man, Christopher...

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 12:34 PM

Two Jamaicans are among 24 finalists for the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. ‘An Elephant in Kingston’ by Marcus Bird and ‘Son Son’s Birthday’ by Sharma Taylor were selected from a field 5182 entries from 48...

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 11:03 AM

The Southern Regional Health Authority is reporting that the May Pen Hospital in Clarendon will only be accepting emergency cases effective 8:00 a.m. Friday, May 25. The authority says this is to facilitate works on an air conditioning duct and...

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 9:55 AM

The backlog of cases in Parish Courts has been reduced by 25 per cent in the last fiscal year, surpassing the 20 per cent target for the period. The reduction comes even as Justice Minister Delroy Chuck gave his support to Chief Justice Brian Sykes...

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 7:54 AMJanet Silvera

Mia Amor Mottley is on a drive that could see her becoming Barbados’ first female Prime Minister, but the leader of the Barbados Labour Party Leader (BLP), says she is more consumed by her mission, than her history-making potential.   In...

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