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Stories by Ainsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2022 | 12:08 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

When the pandemic hit and restaurants in New York, ‘the city that never sleeps’, were forced to close their doors, Jamie Allen – Jamaica Food...

Published:Monday | June 13, 2022 | 12:09 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

Sadira Henriquez, managing director, Irie Tours in Curaçao, is happy she and her husband, Dennis Henriquez, journeyed to Jamaica for vacation 16 years ago. It was inspiration from Jamaica which made the start a tour business, which has grown...

Published:Monday | June 6, 2022 | 12:06 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

Although many Jamaicans remain sceptical about the National Identification System (NIDS), all major deposit-taking institutions in Jamaica have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Friday to partner with the Government for a pilot...

Published:Friday | May 20, 2022 | 12:06 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

With a fifth wave of the coronavirus confirmed in the island, Olivia Grange, Jamaica’s minister of culture, gender, entertainment and sport, shied away from any talk of a shutdown of the entertainment industry. For nearly two years, party promoters...

Published:Friday | May 20, 2022 | 12:06 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

Students of the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) protested at the gates of the Worthington Avenue-based institution on Wednesday morning over a hike in tuition fees, claiming that costs have risen by as much as 50 per cent. Some...

Published:Monday | May 16, 2022 | 12:06 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

She’s a woman of few words nowadays, but 103-year-old Carmen Elaine Robertson Brown has left fond memories at her alma mater, the Convent of Mercy Academy (Alpha), that her work and worth take some time telling. Robertson Brown, who does not have...

Published:Friday | May 6, 2022 | 12:08 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

Four powerful Jamaican women were awarded on Friday by the Rotary Club of New Kingston for their stalwart contribution towards the development, growth and sustainability of Jamaica over the years. They are: Audrey Tugwell-Henry, president and...

Published:Friday | May 6, 2022 | 12:08 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

As the global travel market continues to show positive signs of recovery from losses incurred as a result of the pandemic, Frontier Airlines has added five new routes, including Miami to Kingston, which saw its first flight on Thursday. The white...

Published:Thursday | March 24, 2022 | 12:05 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Desmond McKenzie is warning Jamaicans that amid the removal of all the measures under the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA), they are still responsible for preventing the spread of COVID-19. “...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2022 | 12:05 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) was gifted with a brand new Toyota Hiace minibus valued at US$43,000. The bus was handed to the JCS last week. The Rotary Club of St Andrew North, along with Jamaica Money Market Brokers, CHASE Fund, PROVEN, Mayberry...

Published:Friday | February 18, 2022 | 12:06 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

Running away and starting a new life with a man she met on her cell phone, who first called her by mistake and whose voice she fell in love with, is the greatest regret former ward of the state, Yonique Creary, said she made. Creary, who is now 22...

Published:Tuesday | January 25, 2022 | 12:08 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Education Transformation Commission (JETC) has been instructed to lead an institutional review of the Human Employment and Resource Training/National Service Training Agency (HEART/NSTA) Trust by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, with the...

Published:Tuesday | November 16, 2021 | 12:07 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

As the National Works Agency (NWA) awaits funding to repair a 78-year-old bridge connecting Llandewey, Font Hill, Georgia, and other districts in St Thomas, residents are furious that time is against them and that the structure might collapse....

Published:Wednesday | November 10, 2021 | 12:06 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

ELTON MCDUFFUS recalls being bullied since he was seven years old, not because he verbally expressed that he was sexually attracted to the same sex as he was, but because of how he spoke and acted. His effeminate traits while growing up, based on...

Published:Friday | October 29, 2021 | 12:07 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

AS THE Nieuw Statemdam from luxury cruise line Holland America prepares to dock at the Naval Dockyard in Port Royal in November, residents, entrepreneurs, fisherfolk and others living in the seaside village believe they will not benefit. According...

Published:Monday | October 25, 2021 | 12:06 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

When a turkey vulture (popular referred to as John Crow in Jamaica) began flying over Soniel McEachron’s house at Block G in Garveymeade, Portmore, last Tuesday evening, his aunt, Sandra Swaby, knew there was something wrong and she feared that her...

Published:Monday | September 27, 2021 | 12:08 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

Seventy-eight-year-old, wheelchair-bound Rosabelle Campbell waited months on her doctor to give her the green light before taking the AstraZeneca vaccine last Friday. Campbell was in the first batch of 10 persons to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine...

Published:Friday | September 24, 2021 | 12:08 AMAinsworth Morris/Gleaner Writer

Unlike many small charities whose activities have been stymied because of a reduction in funding during the pandemic, the Widow’s Mite Legacy Foundation took the bold step of constructing a one-bedroom board house for an 81-year-old widow. Gloria...

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