Sun | Jan 17, 2021

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Poor decisions at dozens of government departments have exposed more than $40 billion of taxpayers’ money to loss or misuse, an analysis of the last two auditor general annual reports has shown. And with the Ministry of Labour and Social Security...
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Widow Charmaine Maragh places a single red rose inside the coffin of her late husband and shipping stalwart, Harriat Maragh, during his funeral service at Romans Funeral Home on Dunrobin Avenue in St Andrew yesterday.

The son of shipping magnate Harriat Pershad Maragh yesterday gave a peek into the mind of a man who had taken bold steps to reshape how Jamaica’s shipping industry operated for decades. Paying tribute to his father during a funeral at Roman’s...

Unauthorised medical practitioners exploiting demand for COVID-19 tests locally have apparently expanded their reach into the favoured polymerase chain reaction (PCR) market, asking no verification of identity from patients, many of whom are...

Members of the disabled community, specifically users of wheelchairs, have appealed to the Government to provide them with more public transportation designated for wheelchair users. The wheelchair users complained to The Gleaner about the problems...

Members of the public are being encouraged to make comments and provide recommendations on the Beach Access and Management Policy for Jamaica, which is now at the draft stage of development. The call comes from Minister of Housing, Urban Renewal,...

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Fayval Williams, says expansion of the Marlie Mount Primary and Infant School in St Catherine is pivotal to the success of the students. Ground was broken on Thursday by Williams for the expansion of...

Western Bureau: In keeping with the stipulations brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event to mark the 137th anniversary of the birth of National Hero Sir Alexander Bustamante, which is scheduled for Wednesday, February 24 at...

Jamaica’s 2021 Rhode Scholar Fitzroy Wickham will offer prayer on behalf of youths in this year’s National Leadership Prayer Breakfast (NLPB), which will be hosted virtually for the first time in 41 years. The event will be hosted on Thursday,...

Concerned that the COVID-19 pandemic has widened social inequalities, some youth leaders have rapped the Government for not doing enough to help those from the lower socio-economic class, and, in some cases making life even more difficult for the...

WESTERN BUREAU: The National Youth Parliament of Jamaica wants schools to provide more diverse employment options for students to choose from, aside from the skills gained under curricula such as STEM - which focuses on science, technology,...
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