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Published:Thursday | June 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Despite the technological and other advances since 1951, the political will to make the well-needed appropriate investments in climate change adaptation and mitigation policies and strategies remains a vitally important missing link in the...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:02 AM
Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Current and aspiring entrepreneurs recently enjoyed a one-on-one session with outstanding, young, emerging leaders in the business world. The seminar was held last Saturday at the Clarendon Youth Information Centre in May Pen.The four panellists -...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The second of five community resource centres (CRC) slated for Clarendon was opened in Four Paths a week ago. The centres are being provided under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Community Empowerment and...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams

"We believe in teaching you to fish, we don't believe in giving you fishes, so we equip you with the skills and mindset to go forward and be entrepreneurs yourself," Sasha Shaw, operations manager at Forward Step, located in Gregory Park in St...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM
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Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanna-Kaye Monteith

The new police boss for St Thomas, Superintendent Marlene Wilson-Christie, says her main focus is to ensure that the police treat citizens with respect, act according to the law, and to remind people that they are here to serve, protect and reassure...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Mayor of Kingston Delroy Williams says that plans by his municipality to effect well-needed road repairs, as a result of continued rainfall in recent weeks, will run into millions of dollars.The roadwork is to be undertaken in tandem with the...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrantes Moore

The mother of a 13-year-old schoolgirl with a life-threatening heart condition is appealing for help to pay for her daughter's urgently needed medical treatment.Since November 2015, anguished mother Nelecia Stewartson from Huddersfield, St Mary, has...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMPetre Williams-Raynor

THE FUTURE of the Adaptation Fund (AF), from which Jamaica and other small-island developing states have benefited as a source of climate change financing, remains in question.This follows the recent global climate talks that ended in Bonn, Germany...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Finance and Planning Minister Audley Shaw will deliver the keynote address at the second staging of the Annual Learnfest Caribbean Conference set for next Wednesday at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston.The conference, which brings together...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

IT MAY be possible to satisfy the recent call from respected climate scientist Professor Anthony Chen for developed countries, with historical responsibility for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that fuel global warming, to help make renewable energy...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MINISTER DARYL Vaz recently added his voice to the lobby for greater financial support for small-island developing states and others from the developing world whose economies face significant threat from climate change impacts."Jamaica has had its...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade yesterday confirmed the appointment of Sheila Sealy Monteith as Jamaica's Ambassador to Belgium and the permanent representative to the European Union and UNESCO. She will also serve as the non-...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Director for the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) Economic Planning, Research and Policy Logistics Division, James Stewart, says the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sector is expected to be one of the main drivers of economic growth during...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 5:14 PM

Lawyers representing St Ann South East Member of Parliament Lisa Hanna have dismissed the allegations against their client contained in a contractor general report, released yesterday.

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 2:01 PMShanna Monteith

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 1:41 PM

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 1:24 PMShanna Monteith

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