SVF names four Supreme Heroes - Programme to bolster business and outreach of organisations

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The Supreme Ventures Foundation (SVF) has named four small businesses making a big difference in their communities as part of its flagship Supreme Heroes programme. Supreme Heroes recognises organisations that are pillars of their communities,…

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Children need PE, sport to cope during pandemic

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Western Bureau: As Jamaica’s education system seeks to find ways to handle the coronavirus and the potential return of school, sports psychologist Dr Olivia Rose noted that keen consideration must be given to both the psychological and health…

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Totlyn Hamilton three times a winner - Adoptive mom gets back-to-school boost from Malta

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Totlyn Hamilton had never considered adoption. It wasn’t until she was asked by her stepmother’s niece to adopt her newborn, once she had given birth, that she considered the option. At the time, Hamilton was 24, and though she says she did not…

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Attorneys call for reform after the end of magisterial recount

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Attorneys representing winning People’s National Party candidate for St Catherine North Western Hugh Graham and the Jamaica Labour Party’s Newton Amos have jointly called for reform to the present configuration of the ballots. Speaking to The…

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Gov’t pledges to put brakes on JSWIFT hiccups

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The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, in responding to a Gleaner article about the Jamaica Single Window for Trade (JSWIFT) published on Tuesday, said the portal will soon become much swifter. In a release sent to the media on Thursday…

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The Greens perking up coffee production

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THEIR SHOP was among the many trading establishments which adorned the roadway at the Content Gap square in St Andrew East Rural during the recent reopening ceremony for the resurfaced Guava Ridge to Content Road, all offering the same general…

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Grenada to produce flour from root crops

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The Caribbean Research and Development Institute (CARDI) is collaborating with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to set up a solar-energy drying project to produce flour from root crops in Grenada. At a cost of US$69,000, the pilot…

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Murder case involving Portland businessman, co-accused to skip preliminary hearing

Gleaner on September 18th, 2020 | File Under More News -

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has signalled that the murder case involving popular Portland businessman Everton ‘Beachy Stout’ McDonald will bypass a preliminary hearing in the parish court and will be sent directly…

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Why detentions under SOEs were ruled unlawful

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Supreme Court judge Justice Bertram Morrison today outlined his decision for ruling that the detention of five men under states of emergency (SOE) was unlawful. Morrison handed down his oral decision in July that keeping Everton Douglas,…

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Traffic delays along main road in Chalky Hill, St Ann come Sunday

Gleaner on September 18th, 2020 | File Under More News -

The National Works Agency (NWA) is alerting motorists to the possibility of delays when travelling along the roadway from Greenwich Park to Davis Town in St Ann come Sunday, September 20. NWA Communications Manager, Stephen Shaw, explains that the…

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