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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has trumpeted that developers are buying into the vision of the Government and have moved to capitalise on infrastructural works now under way to modernise the city of Kingston.He said that requests are coming in for...

The Trinidad and Tobago military has been mobilised to carry out relief efforts in the twin-island republic following heavy flooding that has been blamed on three days of heavy rainfall.Speaking to The Gleaner yesterday, Trinidadian journalist...

Residents of Cassia Park in St Andrew are concerned that local private-sector leaders seem more interested in lining their pockets than the overall improvement of Jamaica.The residents used the latest Gleaner On The Corner with the Economic...

Two hundred and twenty recruits graduated in a passing out ceremony at the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) training facility in Moneague, St Ann, on Saturday, after completing the army's 16-week training module.The recruits represent the fourth cohort...

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, sought to reassure concerned members of the public that no Jamaican students were hurt during protests at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, last...

Traumatised by the murder of close relatives or friends, and scarred from excessive abuse, some of the nation's children have gone mute.Unfortunately, with only five speech pathologists in the island, there are not many persons qualified to get them...

Of the more than 2,000 children seeking assessment at the Mico Care Centre annually, approximately 75 per cent are boys who are often taken there by desperate and frustrated mothers searching for help.The Mico Care Centre is operated by the Mico...

The Mico Care Centre is now designing a second version of its diagnostic reading test, which was initially designed for local students, but is being used in some Caribbean countries and sections of the United States.The first version of the Mico...

The Jamaica Fire Brigade is short a commissioner, two deputy commissioners, with several other top positions also vacant.The Sunday Gleaner has confirmed that the fire brigade is also short of a director of the human resource department and a...

As the Jamaican market continues to be flooded by foreign goods, participants in the latest Gleaner On the Corner with the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) forum made a strong call for more protection for local products.The residents of...
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