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Richard Blackwood holds his son, Jonathan, in his lap as the nine year-old beams with pleasure after receiving a specially designed wheelchair from the Optimist Club of North St Andrew and the Rotary Club of Montego Bay last week. Jonathan, who suffers from cerebral palsy, is a student at the Sch... more details

Thu, Feb 16th 2012

VOCAL group TOK has launched its Guardian Angel Foundation to educate Jamaicans on the implications of untreated hypertension. The foundation is the brainchild of group member Craig 'Craigy T' Thompson. Thompson said the organisation's main aim is to make blood pressure testing free to... more details

Wed, Feb 15th 2012

The Reggae Boyz 'Mission to Rio' Brazil 2012 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign got a boost yesterday with a new three-year sponsorship deal by local telecommunications giant Digicel.The sponsorship will cover expenses for the senior men, Under-23... Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Digicel beef... more details

Tue, Feb 14th 2012

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will benefit from a three-year sponsorship deal with telecommunication company Digicel. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Digicel to sponsor youth football programmes more details

Tue, Feb 14th 2012

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) said on Monday it has increased its investment in the English-speaking Caribbean and Suriname. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: BUSINESS: IDB strengthens support to Anglophone Caribbean, Suriname more details

Tue, Feb 14th 2012

The Jamaica Environment Trust says it notes the reports that the Riverton fire is now under control. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Environmental Trust urges caution over Riverton landfill more details

Tue, Feb 14th 2012

THE Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) says though the Riverton fire is now under control, there is no room for complacency. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: No room for complacency on Riverton — JET more details

Tue, Feb 14th 2012

SCHOLARSHIPS valued at $400,000 each will be awarded to two high school students who will be entering university at the start of the new academic year by the GraceKennedy Foundation.The scholarships will be awarded in honour of past and retired chairman... Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: GraceK... more details

Tue, Feb 14th 2012

On Monday Februrary 13, Do Good Jamaica launched Crayons Count! Crayons Count is a campaign to support Early Childhood Education by providing learning kits of crayons, books, and other fun and educational learning tools to all 2,700 early childhood institutions across Jamaica.  This yea... more details

Mon, Feb 13th 2012

The United Nations Development Programme has told Jamaica and other Caribbean countries that there needs to be a shift in policy direction if the region is to move forward. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: UNDP report calls for paradigm shift more details

Thu, Feb 9th 2012