Let’s begin to write our unique narrative, says Edna Manley valedictorian amid controversy

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The valedictorian of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts says it was never his intention to attract attention when he used a Jamaican expletive to end his speech on Saturday. Walden Walker has faced intense condemnation and…

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Journalists must be tough and fair, says Gleaner editor-in-chief

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The press should be unbowed in its pursuit of the truth and not engage in self-censorship for fear of public backlash, says veteran journalist Kaymar Jordan, the new editor-in-chief of The Gleaner. Addressing a Press Association of Jamaica public…

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Ganja ‘high’ schools - Marijuana-laced cookies the rave among St James students

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WESTERN BUREAU: Amid concerns of a permissive culture of drug use among Jamaican children, there are fresh fears that easy access to marijuana-laced foods is putting students at risk of health complications in ‘high schools’. Stakeholders in the…

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Ganja ‘high’ schools - Marijuana-laced cookies the rave among St James students

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WESTERN BUREAU: Amid concerns of a permissive culture of drug use among Jamaican children, there are fresh fears that easy access to marijuana-laced foods is putting students at risk of health complications in ‘high schools’. Stakeholders in the…

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Journalists must be tough and fair, says Gleaner editor-in-chief

Gleaner on November 19th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The press should be unbowed in its pursuit of the truth and not engage in self-censorship for fear of public backlash, says veteran journalist Kaymar Jordan, the new editor-in-chief of The Gleaner. Addressing a Press Association of Jamaica public…

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Int’l Men’s Day 2019 | Paternity leave ‘not for idling’ - Advocates say time-off benefits mothers, children more

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The Jamaica Male Advancement Network is urging the Government to endorse paternity leave, which will allow men to provide moral and physical support for their spouses in the weeks following the birth of their children. The issue has been a point of…

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Int’l Men’s Day 2019 | Incentivise marriages - Advocate believes benefits could woo men to say ‘I do’

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Jamaica could reap rich social dividends from incentivising marriage to stem a rise in divorce rate even as fewer people are opting to march down the aisle, a family-life lobbyist has said. Offering couples special benefits to say I do could pay…

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Int’l Men’s Day 2019 | Paternity leave ‘not for idling’ - Advocates say time-off benefits mothers, children more

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The Jamaica Male Advancement Network is urging the Government to endorse paternity leave, which will allow men to provide moral and physical support for their spouses in the weeks following the birth of their children. The issue has been a point of…

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Int’l Men’s Day 2019 | Students say mentorship could unlock more boys’ potential

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There was a general consensus among a group of male students at a recent Gleaner forum that mentorship could make boys better in 2030, and its practical approach foster guidance at different life stages. The young men, who are all students at…

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Int’l Men’s Day 2019 | Incentivise marriages - Advocate believes benefits could woo men to say ‘I do’

Gleaner on November 19th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Jamaica could reap rich social dividends from incentivising marriage to stem a rise in divorce rate even as fewer people are opting to march down the aisle, a family-life lobbyist has said. Offering couples special benefits to say I do could pay…

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