Dr Phyllis Hill: Breaking the glass ceiling in art education

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As a child, she often wondered if people saw the world the same way she did. From the veranda of her parents’ home, she looked out on to the meandering road that led to the small district in Bloomfield, Manchester, and knew she wanted to experience…

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RJRGLEANER Honour Awards | For Business: National Commercial Bank - Aspiring to build a better Jamaica

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“An aspiration is the main fuel for progress because an aspiration transforms ordinary people into extraordinary achievers,” said Patrick Hylton quoting N.R. Narayana Murthy, founder of Infosys, India’s number-two information technology company….

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RJRGLEANER Honour Awards | For Public Service: Pamela Monroe Ellis - Building a better country through scrutiny

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When Pamela Monroe Ellis was informed that she had been nominated for the 2018 RJRGLEANER Honour Award for Public Service, the country’s chief guardian of public expenditure attributed any significant achievement by her agency to team effort.Tasked…

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Elicia Roberts: Reaching for her dreams

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Imagine waking up each day to constant reminders of your goals but having those goals seem out of reach. So, you work hard and push just to get your fingertips on the very thing that has eluded you for so long. Elicia Roberts has a dream and is…

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Diary of a Ghetto Priest | 2019 Jamaica: A people of hope

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“I want to live! I have plans! I’ll be in prison until 2030. Something will happen, Father. God will bless me. God will guide me. I am his daughter.”Let me tell my story. Me madda come from St Elizabeth. She go to church every Sunday. After six of…

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UK high commish wants local private sector to plough deeper into agriculture

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United Kingdom (UK) High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Ahmad has called out the local private sector to provide more support to farmers in an effort to further accelerate economic growth in the country.Ahmad comments came even as he warned that for…

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Reprieve - PM says repairs completed on major pipeline causing water problems in the city

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The more than 100,000 residents of Kingston and St Andrew who had been experiencing disruptions in their water supply from the National Water Commission (NWC) should find it easier accessing the precious commodity in their homes.This as Prime…

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Digicel Foundation gives hospital over $1.6 million in equipment

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Digicel Foundation recently partnered with King’s House to provide much-needed medical equipment to the Port Antonio Hospital in Portland. The hospital’s chairman, Hugh Perry, and chief executive officer, Althea Gardner, along with staff of the…

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Spencer announces increased security at Fort Augusta

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Six high-risk inmates who were being housed at the Fort Augusta Adult Correctional Centre on South Camp Road in Kingston (FAACC) have been relocated to the Horizon Adult Remand Centre, with the aim of enhancing the security of the inmate population…

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Educate for Peace: Transforming lives and communities

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“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands - one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”- Audrey Hepburn, British actress.Sujae Boswell and Kemoy Lindsay have made this discovery and have decided to give back to the…

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