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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:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mrs Walker-Huntington,My 50-year-old son and daughter have been living with me for the past two and half years after getting their green cards. Life was OK for about four months, and since then it has been destructive. I have been threatened....

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Miss Powell,My child's father is a Canadian citizen, but is not in good health. Would it be possible for him to apply for her to live with him in Canada since she was born in Jamaica? How would he apply? I was also wondering if I could get a...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mr Bassie,I have some specialised training in the agricultural sector in the Caribbean. I have been asked to assist and train personnel in the United Kingdom. I am considering doing it if I can receive payment for it. I only need a few weeks...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin/Gleane Writer

A few of their peers who explored the idea of personal shopping have migrated. However, Amanda Spencer and Manju Dadlani, chose to take the risk of investing in themselves and their country and are now owners of Acheteur Elite, a personal-shopping...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JAMPRO will host the Film Commission's Open House Forum in Montego Bay on February 22 and 23 following the Kingston leg, which was held at the agency's headquarters a few weeks ago.The open house forum, created specifically for industry...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Ramon Small-Ferguson, chief investment strategist and head of research with JN Fund Managers, has analysed the local investment markets and presents, below, his outlook for 2018.Broadly, we believe the local financial markets will likely be...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau:The Montego Bay High School, which has been a bastion of high-quality education in St James since 1935, is to undergo a multimillion-dollar expansion shortly as the school is poised to acquire an adjoining property, which will then...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRuddy Mathison/Gleaner Writer

The National Water Commission (NWC) has reacted to claims by two councillors at last Thursday's general meeting of theSt Catherine Municipal Corporation that their divisions are faced with severe water crisis.Leroy Dunn, Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONGVILLE PARK, Clarendon:Acting head of the Clarendon police, Superintendent David White, has urged residents of Longville Park to start trusting the law enforcers.Speaking on Sunday at Longville Park Phase II Community Centre, Superintendent White...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

More than 200 young people and overseas representatives are expected to be at the Inaugural TVET Youth Leaders Summit and Forum set to take place at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston today.The summit and forum, under the theme 'Youth Shaping the...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju/ Gleaner Writer

Thieves continue to undermine the economic viability of the West Indies Alumina Company's (Windalco) livestock operations, with seven Jamaica Hope calves valued at $84,000 discovered missing on Monday, February 12.The dairy calves - three bulls,...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Work is expected to commence on irrigation systems in St Catherine and Clarendon this fiscal year under a $100-million infrastructure rehabilitation project.The funds have been provided by the Government in the 2018/19 Estimates of Expenditure,...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Government is to engage a consultant to assess and prepare a preliminary design for the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) Special Education Diagnostic Centre in Portland during the 2018-2019 fiscal year.Details of the $5-...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Construction of the new offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, to be located in downtown Kingston, is expected to be completed by early next year.An additional sum of $253.8 million has been set aside in the 2018-19 Estimates...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 6:17 PM

The police today questioned the Wolmer’s Boys School student who sent a voice message to a teacher threatening to carry out a shooting at the institution. The Ministry of Education says the 17-year-old was questioned along with his parents by...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 4:09 PM

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) says it has temporarily suspended bus service to August Town in St Andrew following this morning’s gun attack in the community. Heavily armed men shot and killed one person and injured two others...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 3:57 PM

Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips says the People’s National Party (PNP) has not given up its fight against the National Identifications Registration Act (NIDS), confirming the matter is to be taken to court. The PNP had...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 3:46 PMCecelia Campbell

The acting head of the Clarendon Police, Superintendent David White, is suggesting that some of the discretion given to judges in applying sentences are taken away. Speaking at a community meeting in Longsville Park in the parish on the weekend,...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 2:49 PM

Nyko Walters, popularly known as ‘Speckles’, the man who headed the list of most wanted persons in Clarendon, was shot and killed by the police a short time ago.     Assistant Commissioner Clifford Chambers, who heads the...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 1:28 PM

The local authorities have returned a malaria-infected passenger, who arrived in Jamaica on Saturday from Guyana, to his country. Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says he was detected during routine screening at the Norman...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:40 PM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade is confirmed that a student of Jamaican heritage was killed in last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida. She is 17-year-old Helena Ramsey. The shooter shot and killed 17 students. In a...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:26 PM

The Police High Command says it has assigned a high-level team to probe an audio clip with a voice suspected to be that of a teenager claiming he will be the next school shooter. The teenager is believed to attend a prominent high school in...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:18 PM

There is now a heavy police-military presence in August Town, St Andrew after one man was killed and two others injured in a gun attack this morning. Dead is 35-year-old David Stewart, a correctional officer said to be attached to the Tower Street...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 9:52 AM

The Government is to spend $19.3 million to build a home for teen moms in St Elizabeth, which will serve the southwest section of the island. The Santa Cruz Outreach Centre will be operated by the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation, an...

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