Giamaica

No election ploy, says McKenzie

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 27 min fa
Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has dismissed talks that recently announced relaxation of the COVID-19 containment restrictions as it relates to entertainment is in anticipation of early local government elections. The elections were...
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New opportunities opening up for Trelawny cattle farmers

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 28 min fa
WESTERN BUREAU: When the Trelawny Division of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) lost its $100-million fire truck in a bush fire in May, popular cattle farmer Dudley James also lost all the grass on his 100-acre farm, and had it not been for his quick...
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Mayor rejects Golding’s claim about unfair treatment of craft vendors

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 28 min fa
WESTERN BUREAU: Montego Bay’s Mayor Leeroy Williams has rubbished claims by opposition leader Mark Golding that the St James Municipal Corporation (StJMC) has not been adequately addressing the concerns of craft vendors, whose businesses have...
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‘A yah mi born!’

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 29 min fa
Loveant Cardiff Williams left Jamaica when he was 18 years old to make a new life in Canada. After 50 years – 48 of those married to the love of his life, Evon, and two daughters later – he has decided it is time to pack up and return to his...
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Holness wants tree-planting drive to take root

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 29 min fa
Twenty-four trees weren’t nearly enough for Prime Minister Andrew Holness as he launched an environmental initiative at his alma mater, St Catherine High School, last Friday. He is eyeing more green. “I think that we have enough space for about 240...
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Retired judge seeks answers on CCJ

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 30 min fa
Jamaica has not yet made a decision as to whether the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will be its final appellate court, and recently retired Court of Appeal Judge Hilary Phillips is expressing concerns about the matter. One of the things she...
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Daddy day care: Herbert Grey takes parenting to another level

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 30 min fa
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted lives and changed many traditional ways of life, for example, learning. Another area that has been affected is parenting. According to Dr Orville Beckford of Fathers Incorporated, “The social structure of...
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Fisherfolk rejoice at insurance safety net

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 30 min fa
Fisherfolk in Old Harbour have expressed optimism about Tuesday’s launch of a first-of-its-kind insurance coverage plan for stakeholders registered with the National Fisheries Authority. Farmers will also benefit from specially discounted rates for...
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Food trumps environment in Hanover hotel construction

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 31 min fa
WESTERN BUREAU: The decision by the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) to grant permission for the dumping of the mangroves in the Industry Cove area of Green Island, to facilitate the construction of the 1,000-room Princess Hotel, is sparking...
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KPH cardiology patients get weekly dose of Heart2Heart

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 31 min fa
Patients of the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) Cardiology Unit are once again getting a weekly dose of inspirational heart-to-heart literature while they wait to see their doctor. The local charity, Live Heart2Heart (LH2H), recently donated a TV...
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Grace journeys to 1000

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 32 min fa
The Grace and Staff Community Development Foundation has embarked on ‘The Journey to 1000’ as it prepares to commemorate the centenary next year of its parent company, GraceKennedy. Tankita Chance-Wilson, chief executive officer of Grace and Staff...
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Pageturner dishes on Yanique – ‘She loves to cook, and eats what she prepares’

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 32 min fa
Pageturner Publishing House Limited is the medium through which television host-turned-recording artiste and restaurateur Yanique ‘Curvy Diva’ Barrett will publish her first cookbook, Dining With Curvy – From My Table To Yours. Living recently...
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Faith without works is dead

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 32 min fa
Jamaica-born South Florida-based clinical psychologist, Dr Joan Muir, is urging pastors and teachers of the Bible to be more proactive when addressing issues of mental health from the pulpit. The issue of mental health in Jamaica has again come to...
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Green launches insurance coverage for fishing vessels

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 33 min fa
For the first time, Jamaica’s 26,000 registered fishers will have access to insurance coverage for their vessels, engines and other equipment, with the launch of the Safety Net insurance policy provided by Advantage General Insurance Company. “This...
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Event promoters hunt venues as municipal bodies offer sites

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 33 min fa
Since the announcement of the reopening of the entertainment industry, municipal corporations across the country have eagerly reached out to offer public venues for the hosting of events, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia...
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Farmer hopes to capitalise on vegetable market

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 33 min fa
Organic farmer Jenore Graham is banking on increased interest in health and well-being as a driver for his investment in vegetable cultivation. A vendor at the famed Coronation Market in Kingston, Graham seriously tried his hand at farming four...
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Kareem’s Quest: Jakes first guest

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 34 min fa
Whenever people go to Treasure Beach, it’s almost sacrilegious not to visit Jakes, even if it’s just for the scenic atmosphere. Despite tourism and many other industries coming to a grinding halt due to the novel coronavirus, vehicles of loyal...
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Victoria Mutual to host virtual home and auto expo on Sunday

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 34 min fa
The Victoria Mutual Group (VM) will, on Sunday, host the second annual staging of its virtual Home and Auto Web-Expo, featuring a series of engaging sessions on mortgages, real estate, auto ownership, savings and investments. Hosted under the...
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GK Foundation: Connecting with students through food bank

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 34 min fa
Access to tertiary education is a struggle for most Jamaicans due to the high cost involved, so it comes as little or no surprise that hunger is a real challenge for many college students with limited financial resources. Caroline Mahfood, chief...
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Perrin: JPs can help to reverse Westmoreland’s crime statistics

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 34 min fa
WESTERN BUREAU: Westmoreland’s Custos the Reverend Hartley Perrin believes a contingent of well-trained justices of the peace (JPs) could help to reverse the ugly crime statistics in that parish, through processes such as early intervention to...
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