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Shanique Samuels (second left) and Kimberley McLeod, both students of the Caribbean Institute for Media and Communication at the University of the West Indies, Mona, share a light moment with Milton Walker, group head of news and sports at the RJR Communications Group, and Winsome Callum, head of... more details

Mon, Jan 30th 2012

THE local human rights watchdog Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) has questioned the apparent disregard for the welfare of children in State-run homes by the responsible agencies. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: JFJ pleads for children’s homes more details

Sun, Jan 29th 2012

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will be doling out US$11 million to fund the development of a youth information centre (YIC) and National Youth Service (NYS) training facilities in Spanish Town, St Catherine... Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: IDB funds new youth-development facilities more details

Sat, Jan 28th 2012

Human Rights Lobby Group, Jamaicans for Justice has renewed calls for the implementation of recommendations outlined in the Keating Report. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Implement Keating report - JFJ more details

Sat, Jan 28th 2012

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — THE St Elizabeth Homecoming Foundation has launched a website (, to promote tourism in the parish, and expose other developmental activities to targeted audiences. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Website to promote tourism in St Elizabeth more details

Fri, Jan 27th 2012

The G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sports received a major boost on Monday after Team Jamaica Bickle presented the sports-education institution with a US$7,500 (J$643,000) grant at the offices of the Sports Development Foundation.... Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Team Jamaica B... more details

Wed, Jan 25th 2012

IT will cost the Government of Jamaica and the Inter-American Development Bank approximately $126 million to construct two new Youth Information Centres (YIC) in Jamaica. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: New Youth Information Centres for Spanish Town and May Pen more details

Wed, Jan 25th 2012

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Michael Manley Foundation, I would like to express my most profound regret at the passing of one of Jamaica's most respected and consistent freedom fighters, Ambassador Dudley Thompson. His dedication and contribution to the advancement of mankind, locally and... more details

Wed, Jan 25th 2012

  Samantha Chantrelle has joined the Digicel Foundation in the role of Executive Director, it was announced today. This role will see Samantha taking responsibility for ensuring the continued positive progress of the Digicel Foundation, particularly in the critical areas of commun... more details

Wed, Jan 18th 2012

ANDREW Mahfood, finance director at Wisynco Group Limited, has been appointed chairman of the ten-member board of directors for charity organisation Food For The Poor (FFP) Jamaica. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Andrew Mahfood appointed FFP-Jamaica board chairman more details

Sun, Jan 15th 2012