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Seriously concerned about the future of her education, Bianca Gardener, eight-year-old honour-roll student at August Town Primary School in St Andrew, is beseeching the authorities to put an end to the violence wreaking havoc across Jamaica for the...

The education ministry is assisting the police in conducting a psychological assessment of the 17-year-old student of Wolmer's Boys' School who was taken into custody for questioning yesterday over alleged threats of violence and murder against...

There is to be legal wrangling over the proposed National Identification System (NIDS), as Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has signalled that he will be taking the law to the Constitutional Court for it to be struck down.Phillips, also People's...

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) is reporting more promising evidence in the search for oil in Jamaica's waters.The PCJ said a geological study it recently conducted with the integrated geoscience company, CGG Robertson of the United...

As The Gleaner recognises Peter Espeut's 25 years as columnist with this publication, today, we present the first in a special series of articles from the natural resource manager and rural development scientist.The ecological space we call Jamaica...

The contentious bank fees bill has been dumped, at least for now, but even in its aftermath, Archbishop of Kingston Kenneth Richards has labelled as "wicked", the practice of many financial institutions pulling money from persons' accounts under the...

University of the West Indies' senior lecturer in the Department of Economics, Dr Damien King, was forced to fend off an onslaught of criticisms from Opposition-backed supporters on the weekend, following his pronouncement that the Banking Services...

Cabinet is expected to give consent shortly for the release of funds to pay legal fees owed to lawyers for police personnel facing murder charges arising from the so-called death squad cases.The cases, which involve about nine policemen, have...

Certified Integrative nutrition health coach Meisha-Gaye Mattis Wilson says it is critical that Jamaicans take their well-being seriously, indicating that the society is currently experiencing a "health crisis".Wilson had the attention of her...

The National Health Fund (NHF) will officially hand over to the Ministry of Health, this year, the Cancer Care Centres at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St James and the St Joseph's Hospital in Kingston.A little more than $1.9 billion will be...
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