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Stories by Janet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

Published:Sunday | June 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

A major car company has expressed an interest in growing hemp in Jamaica for use as an alternative in the upholstery and decoration of their vehicles.Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw, who recently returned from a...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:An ultimate performance by spirited showman Romain Virgo, closed the curtains on Sandals Resorts' 10th anniversary Ultimate Award last Thursday night at Sandals South Coast in Westmoreland.Renowned for his stage presence, Virgo used...

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Montegonians turned out in their numbers last Wednesday night to officially welcome the city's newest attraction, Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records (UBT...

Published:Thursday | April 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Newly appointed Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang says that persons responsible for coming up with the shift system for primary and secondary schools should be "imprisoned" for doing a great disservice to the nation.In a...

Published:Monday | March 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Chief Executive Officer of the GraceKennedy Group Don Wehby said that urgent attention must be paid to the alarming number of tourism-sector workers who are without their own homes.Wehby, who is also a government senator, said that...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Sounding a clarion call to Jamaican churches, Trumpet Call Ministries the Pastor Reverend Mary Wildish wants the denominational walls in the country torn down in order to fight the satanic movement she says is raging war on the country...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

Christopher Issa and his Spanish Court Hotel team opened up their fabulous Cabana Pool area last Friday night to the Montego Bay-based Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ) to host its first Outsource2Jamaica cocktail reception in...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:A young mother is crying foul after she was left holding hospital bills totalling US$80,000 (J$10 million) relating to her late cancer-stricken daughter, Tianna Ken, who was treated by three US medical facilities.The mother, Lacie-Ann...

Published:Thursday | February 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Buoyed by the universal endorsement of more than 100,000 Jamaicans in a single week, organisers of the ILoveMobay campaign are predicting a major turnaround in the once fading fortunes of the island's tourism capital.Launched on...

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