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Published:Friday | June 24, 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:Sunday | December 4, 2022 | 12:11 AMErica Virtue - Senior Gleaner Writer

Jamaica-born British fraud examiner Karen Bailey is urging Jamaicans to step up their vigilance during the Christmas season when there tends to be a jump in fraudulent activities. “Protect your banking details. Make sure your credit and debit card...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2022 | 12:10 AMErica Virtue - Senior Gleaner Writer

Richard Pandohie is prepared to surrender some of his constitutional rights as the Government battles to reduce murders and other violent crimes, but the Seprod Group of Companies CEO is very clear that all Jamaicans should be required to submit to...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2022 | 12:07 AM

WASHINGTON (AP)” Staffers at Bread for the City, a venerable charity in the nation’s capital, thought they were prepared for this year’s annual pre-Thanksgiving Holiday Helpers food giveaway. The pandemic had faded, but inflation was high, so they...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2022 | 12:07 AM

Dictionary.com defines stewardship as one executing the position and duties of a steward, that is, a person who acts as the surrogate of another or others, especially by managing property, financial affairs, an estate, etc. , or the responsible...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2022 | 12:06 AM

Christmas is another liturgical celebration of the Church. The season is only 12 days long, starting on December 25 through to Epiphany on January 6. Christmas is also observed in secular ways with less religious observances. The liturgical...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2022 | 12:06 AM

What do you watch on TV and on the Internet? It appears insignificant, but it is important because it influences how we might be leading our families. The Lord says to us, “These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. 7...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 5:17 PM

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is reporting that the first batch of nurses from the United States who are to participate in the Code Care Project are now in Jamaica. The ministry says the nurses arrived on Wednesday and Thursday. It says the...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 2:30 PM

A curfew has been imposed in sections of the Kingston Eastern police division. The security measure commenced at 8 p.m., Friday, December 2 and will continue until 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 4. The boundaries of the curfew are as follows: SOUTH:...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 2:12 PM

Jamaica's agriculture sector is on target to meet or surpass last year's historic high domestic crop production figures. Portfolio Minister Pearnel Charles Jr indicated that domestic crop output was recorded at 770,456 tonnes in 2021,...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 2:01 PM

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley has been named by the Financial Times as one of the 25 most influential women of 2022. The newspaper describes Mottley as one of the most formidable leaders of her generation.  A lawyer who trained at the...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 9:19 AM

A man was shot and killed along the Belle Isle main road in Grange Hill, Westmoreland on Friday. He has been identified as 40-year-old Nardo Grant of Farm Pen in Savanna-la-mar in the parish. It is reported that shortly after 2 p.m. Grant was...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 9:04 AM

Former Jamaica Labour Party Member of Parliament for Westmoreland Central, Russell Hammond, had died. Hammond, who was the managing director of Hammond's Pastry Place in Westmoreland, passed away last night at the University Hospital of...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:09 AM

ROME (AP): Ukrainian embassies and consulates in six European countries have received packages containing animals’ eyes in recent days, a Ukrainian official said Friday. Foreign Ministry spokesman Oleh Nikolenko wrote on Facebook that the “bloody...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:08 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Christmas is the season of giving, and as the year draws to an end, several groups of people with good hearts and helping hands are ready to give back to their communities in whatever way possible. For the team members at Bridge 99 FM, in...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:08 AMMichael Reckord/Gleaner Writer

For all her adult life, Terri Salmon has believed in the power of the arts. First as a dancer, then as an actress, she entertained audiences in numerous theatre productions for decades. Now, she is helping people more directly as a social worker...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:07 AM

A total of 69 shelter managers were on Wednesday recognised for their service of 15 years and over by the Clarendon Municipal Corporation in a ceremony held at the Wembley Centre for Excellence in the parish. The event was hosted by the Office of...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:07 AM

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in collaboration with the European Union (EU), on Tuesday, November 29, handed over electronic equipment to the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), to bolster the fight against human trafficking....

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:07 AMGareth Davis Sr/Gleaner Writer

PORT ANTONIO, Portland: President of the Jamaica Union of Travelers Association (JUTA) Portland chapter, Louiston Gooden, is hopeful that the resort town of Port Antonio will get its fair-share of cruise ship for the upcoming winter tourists season...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:06 AM

WASHINGTON, DC: Three Jamaicans were among nine Caribbean nationals who were honoured by the Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) in Washington, DC, for their contribution to various fields, ranging from music and education to science and...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:06 AMSophia Findlay/Gleaner Writer

TORONTO: Grace Carter-Henry Lyons is founder and musical director of Heritage Singers (Canada), and seemingly is revered in equal portions as a CitiBank Canada banker and a real estate professional in the Re/Max Hall of Fame. That is the magic of...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:06 AMLester Hinds/Gleaner Writer

FLORIDA: Twenty-eight students of the College of Agriculture Science and Education have this year been awarded scholarships by the Ole Farmers Association, (OFANA) the school’s alumni body in the United States’ northeast region. The scholarships...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:06 AMChristopher Serju/Senior Gleaner Writer

Thursday’s overwhelming victory at the fifth staging of the Public Bodies Corporate Governance Awards was especially sweet for the Factories Corporation of Jamaica (FCJ) team, with Chairman Lyttleton ‘Tanny’ Shirley and Managing Director Dr Donald...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:06 AM

Discovery Bauxite’s oldest retiree, Aldin Robinson, celebrated 99 years on November 20 and he’s still going strong. The grand old bauxite industry veteran laughed and sang choruses and conversed with visitors as he recounted days spent with Kaiser...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:06 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

The Rio Cobre River can be considered a blessing in disguise to the hundreds of residents in St Catherine that depend on irrigation water, particularly for agricultural purposes. The Rio Cobre irrigation system, which started in 1870, was the first...

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