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BCIC loves without limits on Valentine's Day

British Caribbean Insurance Company (BCIC), shared 'The Best Feeling' ever last week when the organisation teamed up with Mello FM and Barry G for an outside broadcast that brought customers a range of exciting offers and giveaways.To celebrate...
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BCIC loves without limits on Valentine's Day

British Caribbean Insurance Company (BCIC), shared 'The Best Feeling' ever last week when the organisation teamed up with Mello FM and Barry G for an outside broadcast that brought customers a range of exciting offers and giveaways.To celebrate...

Diary of the Ghetto Priest | Do you trust the Lord?

Saint Augustine says, «Work as though everything depends on you, and pray as though everything depends on God.»Atheists do not believe in God. They don't know what they are missing: God's help, His actual grace and presence as He works with us; Hi
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Diary of the Ghetto Priest | Do you trust the Lord?

Saint Augustine says, «Work as though everything depends on you, and pray as though everything depends on God.»Atheists do not believe in God. They don't know what they are missing: God's help, His actual grace and presence as He works with us; His...

Deceptive and immoral - Slavery payments continued until 2015, British Treasury admits

On February 9, it had been revealed by Her Majesty Treasury that a £20-million loan, used to compensate slave owners at the abolition of slavery in 1833, was being paid back up to 2015."In 1833, Britain used £20 million, 40 per cent of its national...
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Deceptive and immoral - Slavery payments continued until 2015, British Treasury admits

On February 9, it had been revealed by Her Majesty Treasury that a £20-million loan, used to compensate slave owners at the abolition of slavery in 1833, was being paid back up to 2015."In 1833, Britain used £20 million, 40 per cent of its national...

Britain under pressure - Henry drafts petition to drag Queen before the courts over slavery

Reparation advocate and Member of Parliament for Central Clarendon Mike Henry says he has completed a draft of a petition he plans to pursue all the way to the Privy Council against British Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, in relation to slavery and...
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Britain under pressure - Henry drafts petition to drag Queen before the courts over slavery

Reparation advocate and Member of Parliament for Central Clarendon Mike Henry says he has completed a draft of a petition he plans to pursue all the way to the Privy Council against British Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, in relation to slavery and...

Investors urged to support small business sector

President of the Small Business Association of Jamaica Hugh Johnson is warning against ignoring the value of the small business sector and its importance in fuelling a strong and sustainable economic growth.He told The Gleaner that while the signs...
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Investors urged to support small business sector

President of the Small Business Association of Jamaica Hugh Johnson is warning against ignoring the value of the small business sector and its importance in fuelling a strong and sustainable economic growth.He told The Gleaner that while the signs...

More accolades for 'sex pastor' Dr Carla Dunbar

The Reverend Dr Carla Dunbar, known to some as 'the sex pastor', has added two more accolades to her growing list of personal achievements.She was conferred with an honorary doctorate of psychology in the humane letters and a Fellow of the Most...
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More accolades for 'sex pastor' Dr Carla Dunbar

The Reverend Dr Carla Dunbar, known to some as 'the sex pastor', has added two more accolades to her growing list of personal achievements.She was conferred with an honorary doctorate of psychology in the humane letters and a Fellow of the Most...

Heart set on reaching unattached youth

Making reference to the latest statistics showing that there are some 140,000 unattached youth in the country, chairman of the HEART Trust/National Training Agency, Edward Gabbidon, said he intends is to establish new methods of youth empowerment...
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Heart set on reaching unattached youth

Making reference to the latest statistics showing that there are some 140,000 unattached youth in the country, chairman of the HEART Trust/National Training Agency, Edward Gabbidon, said he intends is to establish new methods of youth empowerment...

Earth Today | Institute of Jamaica launches Earth Day competition

YOUTHS AGED 12 to 19 have a shot at winning cash, scholarships, and a variety of other prizes with the launch of the Institute of Jamaica's 'Trash to Cash' Earth Day 2018 competition.The categories are: literary, photo, poster, and design model,...
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Earth Today | Institute of Jamaica launches Earth Day competition

YOUTHS AGED 12 to 19 have a shot at winning cash, scholarships, and a variety of other prizes with the launch of the Institute of Jamaica's 'Trash to Cash' Earth Day 2018 competition.The categories are: literary, photo, poster, and design model,...

Earth Today | Kiwanis clubs target youths as agents for sustainable development

THE KIWANIS clubs of North St Andrew and Eastern St Andrew are doing their bit to help improve Jamaica's capacity to cope with a changing climate, and they're tapping into the ingenuity of youth to make it happen.Yesterday, the clubs launched the...
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Earth Today | Kiwanis clubs target youths as agents for sustainable development

THE KIWANIS clubs of North St Andrew and Eastern St Andrew are doing their bit to help improve Jamaica's capacity to cope with a changing climate, and they're tapping into the ingenuity of youth to make it happen.Yesterday, the clubs launched the...

Earth Today | Addressing gender realities vital to climate readiness

KEY FEMALE figures from industry and academia have given the Government's move to ensure the participation of women and girls in climate change planning and action the nod, while emphacising that taking stock of gender realities is integral to...
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Earth Today | Addressing gender realities vital to climate readiness

KEY FEMALE figures from industry and academia have given the Government's move to ensure the participation of women and girls in climate change planning and action the nod, while emphacising that taking stock of gender realities is integral to...

​Four firearms stolen from Manchester businessman's home in break-in

The police in Manchester are reporting that four licensed firearms are now in the wrong hands after a house in the New Green district was broken into on Monday night. It is said that criminals entered the house of a businessman, broke into a...
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​Four firearms stolen from Manchester businessman's home in break-in

The police in Manchester are reporting that four licensed firearms are now in the wrong hands after a house in the New Green district was broken into on Monday night. It is said that criminals entered the house of a businessman, broke into a...

Hello Mi Neighbour | People who love others love themselves

Hello, mi neighbour! People who genuinely love and care about themselves will love and care about others genuinely. You'll find also that people who hate others feel the same way about themselves. In a similar way that motor vehicles are made by...
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Hello Mi Neighbour | People who love others love themselves

Hello, mi neighbour! People who genuinely love and care about themselves will love and care about others genuinely. You'll find also that people who hate others feel the same way about themselves. In a similar way that motor vehicles are made by...

Ramble roadway made safer for pedestrians

Western Bureau :Pedestrians in Ramble, Hanover, can now traverse the main road in that community under much safer conditions, thanks to the construction of a J$12.5 million sidewalk project in that community.The project, which was implemented...
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Ramble roadway made safer for pedestrians

Western Bureau :Pedestrians in Ramble, Hanover, can now traverse the main road in that community under much safer conditions, thanks to the construction of a J$12.5 million sidewalk project in that community.The project, which was implemented...

Farmers want an end to praedial larceny - Judges sensitised to 'slap-on-the-wrist fines' for agricultural thieves

OLD HARBOUR, St Catherine:St Catherine farmers on Monday expressed their frustration at the heavy losses they have to endure at the hands of praedial larcenists and the poor response from the police at their plight.The issues were highlighted at a...
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Farmers want an end to praedial larceny - Judges sensitised to 'slap-on-the-wrist fines' for agricultural thieves

OLD HARBOUR, St Catherine:St Catherine farmers on Monday expressed their frustration at the heavy losses they have to endure at the hands of praedial larcenists and the poor response from the police at their plight.The issues were highlighted at a...

Briefing | Scrutinising the budgetary expenditure for the 2018-2019 fiscal year

An estimated $773 billion is expected to be spent by the Government during the next fiscal year (FY) as the items of expenditure for the 2018-2019 Budget has been tabled by the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service. The projected expenditure...
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Briefing | Scrutinising the budgetary expenditure for the 2018-2019 fiscal year

An estimated $773 billion is expected to be spent by the Government during the next fiscal year (FY) as the items of expenditure for the 2018-2019 Budget has been tabled by the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service. The projected expenditure...

PAJ wants media exempted from Data Protection Act

The Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) wants the media to be exempted from the provisions of the Data Protection Act. The PAJ made the call today as it appeared before the Joint Select Committee of Parliament examining the legislation. The PAJ says...
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PAJ wants media exempted from Data Protection Act

The Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) wants the media to be exempted from the provisions of the Data Protection Act. The PAJ made the call today as it appeared before the Joint Select Committee of Parliament examining the legislation. The PAJ says...

McLEAN MURDER TRIAL: Accused testifies that two victims were involved in drug running

Accused murderer Michael McLean has testified that two of the persons he is alleged to have killed were drug dealers. McLean testified that around the time the two women were killed, they were in talks with two men who were making...
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McLEAN MURDER TRIAL: Accused testifies that two victims were involved in drug running

Accused murderer Michael McLean has testified that two of the persons he is alleged to have killed were drug dealers. McLean testified that around the time the two women were killed, they were in talks with two men who were making...

MoBay High eyes multimillion-dollar expansion

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...
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MoBay High eyes multimillion-dollar expansion

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...

Windalco hard-hit by cattle thieves - again

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,...
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Windalco hard-hit by cattle thieves - again

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,...

Growth & Jobs | Lower Risk = Lower Returns - JN Fund Managers 2018 Local Investment Outlook

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...
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Growth & Jobs | Lower Risk = Lower Returns - JN Fund Managers 2018 Local Investment Outlook

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...

Growth & Jobs | JAMPRO brings Film Commission Open House to Montego Bay

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...
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Growth & Jobs | JAMPRO brings Film Commission Open House to Montego Bay

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...

Growth & Jobs | Local personal shopping business soaring to Cayman Islands; US

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...
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Growth & Jobs | Local personal shopping business soaring to Cayman Islands; US

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...

Disregard labour code at your own peril, warns lawyer

Do not disregard the labour code because, if you do, you do so at your own peril, warns Kwame Gordon, an attorney-at-law and a partner at the law firm Samuda and Johnson.Gordon was making a presentation at the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce Breakfast...
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Disregard labour code at your own peril, warns lawyer

Do not disregard the labour code because, if you do, you do so at your own peril, warns Kwame Gordon, an attorney-at-law and a partner at the law firm Samuda and Johnson.Gordon was making a presentation at the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce Breakfast...

Collymore's murder leads to reopening of 10-year-old Florida case

Last month’s alleged contract killing of a St Andrew businesswoman, in which her husband is implicated, has reportedly reignited interest in a 10-year-old murder case in Florida in the United States. Investigators have charged three people in...
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Collymore's murder leads to reopening of 10-year-old Florida case

Last month’s alleged contract killing of a St Andrew businesswoman, in which her husband is implicated, has reportedly reignited interest in a 10-year-old murder case in Florida in the United States. Investigators have charged three people in...

Police to question man in relation to 14-year-old St James girl's murder

The police are to question a man who has turned in himself in relation to the murder of a 14-year-old girl in Granville, St James, on Saturday. The police say Owen Allen, otherwise called ‘Zoo Bug’, of Brown’s Lane, Granville...
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Police to question man in relation to 14-year-old St James girl's murder

The police are to question a man who has turned in himself in relation to the murder of a 14-year-old girl in Granville, St James, on Saturday. The police say Owen Allen, otherwise called ‘Zoo Bug’, of Brown’s Lane, Granville...

In-School Productivity Campaign | Organising the home and workplace using 5S to enhance productivity

Having good house-keeping practices and principles are some of the ways in which productivity can be enhanced in any home or organisation. When a particular area is neat, well organised and clean, you will naturally become comfortable and will be...
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In-School Productivity Campaign | Organising the home and workplace using 5S to enhance productivity

Having good house-keeping practices and principles are some of the ways in which productivity can be enhanced in any home or organisation. When a particular area is neat, well organised and clean, you will naturally become comfortable and will be...

In-School Productivity Campaign | Maintaining productive behaviours in our daily lives

'Productivity is Everybody's Business', not just that of the government, the manufacturers, the farmers or the corporate businesses. As a people, doing the right things the right way - that is working efficiently and effectively, are standards we...
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In-School Productivity Campaign | Maintaining productive behaviours in our daily lives

'Productivity is Everybody's Business', not just that of the government, the manufacturers, the farmers or the corporate businesses. As a people, doing the right things the right way - that is working efficiently and effectively, are standards we...

Housing boom planned - More than 8,000 starts promised for the next fiscal year

The Government is projecting a massive increase in housing opportunities for Jamaicans in the next fiscal year, with its three major agencies projecting increased spending and more than 8,400 housing starts by March 31, 2019.The main state agency,...
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Housing boom planned - More than 8,000 starts promised for the next fiscal year

The Government is projecting a massive increase in housing opportunities for Jamaicans in the next fiscal year, with its three major agencies projecting increased spending and more than 8,400 housing starts by March 31, 2019.The main state agency,...

Churches not exempt! - KSAMC to get tough on event organisers who fail to apply for licences

Churches which want to stage street-side meetings and couples who want to celebrate an anniversary with a small group of friends and some music at home are among those being urged to ensure that they apply for an amusement licence before staging...
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Churches not exempt! - KSAMC to get tough on event organisers who fail to apply for licences

Churches which want to stage street-side meetings and couples who want to celebrate an anniversary with a small group of friends and some music at home are among those being urged to ensure that they apply for an amusement licence before staging...

Nursing students in pain at Knox - College demands additional fees totalling $6.4 million after administrative error

Nursing students at the Knox Community College in Cobbla, Manchester, are livid, having been told by the administrators of the school that they will have to pay a total of $6.4 million in additional fees.According to the students, they have been...
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Nursing students in pain at Knox - College demands additional fees totalling $6.4 million after administrative error

Nursing students at the Knox Community College in Cobbla, Manchester, are livid, having been told by the administrators of the school that they will have to pay a total of $6.4 million in additional fees.According to the students, they have been...

Family affair - Ann Marie Vaz set to join her husband Daryl as JLP representatives in Portland

Ann Marie Vaz, the wife of Portland Western Member of Parliament Daryl Vaz, is poised to make the plunge into representational politics as the next Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) representative in the neighbouring Portland Eastern constituency.Nine...
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Family affair - Ann Marie Vaz set to join her husband Daryl as JLP representatives in Portland

Ann Marie Vaz, the wife of Portland Western Member of Parliament Daryl Vaz, is poised to make the plunge into representational politics as the next Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) representative in the neighbouring Portland Eastern constituency.Nine...

Hailey’s horror! - Family needs $31m to save the life of baby born with rare genetic disorder

January 16 was a day of celebration for Sanika Splatt as she gave birth to a daughter she named Hailey Baker, but her joy was short-lived as it was soon discovered that Hailey was born with a rare genetic disorder and had to be placed on a life support mac
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Hailey’s horror! - Family needs $31m to save the life of baby born with rare genetic disorder

January 16 was a day of celebration for Sanika Splatt as she gave birth to a daughter she named Hailey Baker, but her joy was short-lived as it was soon discovered that Hailey was born with a rare genetic disorder and had to be placed on a life support machine...

Christ in the midst - God at the centre of Jody-Ann and Andre's union

«Seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.»- Matthew 6:33Love is a beautiful thing, especially when done the godly way.The story of affection shared between AndrÈ Taylor and Jody-Ann...
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Christ in the midst - God at the centre of Jody-Ann and Andre's union

«Seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.»- Matthew 6:33Love is a beautiful thing, especially when done the godly way.The story of affection shared between AndrÈ Taylor and Jody-Ann...

Anna-Kay Clayton's unwavering faith in God paying off

If God really gives His hardest battles to His strongest soldiers, as they say, then Anna-Kay Clayton is nothing short of a lieutenant.Having surmounted financial hurdles and conflict at home to earn good Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate...
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Anna-Kay Clayton's unwavering faith in God paying off

If God really gives His hardest battles to His strongest soldiers, as they say, then Anna-Kay Clayton is nothing short of a lieutenant.Having surmounted financial hurdles and conflict at home to earn good Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate...

Something better than lotto

Ellen Street, Manchester:Servants of God are charged to go beyond the walls of a building and take the message to the streets, as it is said that the Lord will not put in His appearance until His message reaches all the corners of the earth....
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Something better than lotto

Ellen Street, Manchester:Servants of God are charged to go beyond the walls of a building and take the message to the streets, as it is said that the Lord will not put in His appearance until His message reaches all the corners of the earth....

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