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UNICEF, in partnership with the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ), has established a new award for outstanding work in reporting on issues affecting Jamaican children. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: UNICEF/PAJ introduces new award more details

Sat, Jan 14th 2012

Shernette has been paying her loan at the Students' Loan Bureau (SLB) since 2008, and has been finding it difficult to come up with the monthly instalments. She said she is employed, but the limited funds she has been... Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: SLB restructures loan policy to ease press... more details

Fri, Jan 13th 2012

MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny - Samantha Williams, a grade seven William Knibb Memorial High School student copped the top prize in the inaugural Hileman/TPDCo essay competition for high schools in Trelawny. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: William Knibb student tops inaugural Hileman/TPDCo essay compe... more details

Fri, Jan 13th 2012

THE United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has partnered with the Ministry of Education to improve reading and mathematics standards in 250 poor-performing primary schools across the island. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: USAID, education ministry partner to improve teachin... more details

Mon, Jan 9th 2012

ROMAN Catholic priest Monsignor Kenneth Richards was on Wednesday hailed as a dedicated Christian leader, who backs his words with actions in improving the lives of the poor, at a farewell mass before he leaves for his next assignment in the Eastern Caribbean. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Mg... more details

Sat, Jan 7th 2012

WITH the objective of relatively free and fair elections having been achieved, election watchdog group Citizens Action for Free and Fair Elections (CAFFE) says it is turning its attention to issues of campaign funding, vote-buying and voter apathy. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: CAFFE shifts f... more details

Sat, Jan 7th 2012

MONTEGO BAY, St James — NORMAN Kregger, Rotary Club representative of St Catharines in Canada, made a special visit to Montego Bay last month to attend the final presentations of the Flow and Rotary Club Computer E-Learning initiative. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Canadian assists with Flow ... more details

Fri, Jan 6th 2012

  Orlando, a teenager from Darliston, was fascinated by the magician: "Him make one dove come out of one picture frame!" And he enjoyed the journey across the island, reporting, "We left Westmoreland around 6.00 a.m. and never leave Kingston until about 4.30 p.m.!" Young Melissa f... more details

Thu, Jan 5th 2012

  THE School for Therapy, Education and Parenting (STEP Centre) -- an institution that has for years provided the opportunity for a near-normal life for children with disabilities and their parents -- is shortly to get a new home. News that the school would at long last be able to... more details

Thu, Jan 5th 2012

MORE THAN 750 young persons from across the island will participate in several National Youth Service (NYS) training programmes scheduled to take place early this year.Participants will attend the Business Administration training course in January... Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: NYS training... more details

Wed, Jan 4th 2012