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Prep-school conundrum - Ministry directive can’t compel 2021-02-25 00:18:58Private schools will independently decide whether they will continue with face-to-face classes, dismissing the education ministry’s declaration

High-rises for Portmore 2021-02-25 00:18:50The densely populated municipality of Portmore should transition to high-rise living as one of the fastest-growing regions in Jamaica. That is one of

No green light yet on vaccine indemnity 2021-02-25 00:18:32Jamaica has not yet ratified key documentation necessary for the fulfilment of its side of the bargain of the COVID-19 vaccine deal brokered with the

Man dies after walking into A&E following gun 2021-02-25 00:17:58Twenty-six-year old Junior Dwight Bryce walked into the Accident and Emergency Department at The University Hospital of the West Indies yesterday morn

St James sees 222% increase in murders 2021-02-25 00:17:09WESTERN BUREAU: The murderous rampage in St James since the start of the year has outpaced corresponding 2020 figures by 222 per cent, with disputes b

Probe into $56m DCS uniform mess to wrap 2021-02-25 00:16:57The UNTIDY affairs surrounding the unauthorised procurement of Department of Correctional Services (DCS) uniforms totalling $55.6 million will be vent

Teach coding to infants, tech expert urges 2021-02-25 00:16:29Jamaica has been urged by a senior technology expert to begin teaching coding to three-year-olds and even younger children who are just learning to sp

Condemned to a dust bowl - Portmore 2021-02-25 00:16:17Residents of Passagefort in Portmore, St Catherine, have been wearing masks long before COVID-19 hit Jamaica as the proposed location for a climate-ch

TOP OF THE WORLD - 11-y-o Jamaican 2021-02-24 00:27:29Tamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer Standing tall above young coders from 70 other countries, an 11-year-old innovator from Jamaica has copped the top prize

Chang pitches new $10b prison - DBJ 2021-02-24 00:27:03WESTERN BUREAU: A new prison expected to replace the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre is to be constructed in St Catherine at an estimated cost

Gov’t mum on whether it snubbed JAMCOVID oversight 2021-02-24 00:26:42The Jamaican Government has declined to confirm whether it had rejected a proposal for the JAMCOVID website to be managed by eGov, the state informati

CORNWALL CRISIS - Patients on oxygen clutter 2021-02-24 00:26:17WESTERN BUREAU: Patients are now forced to sit out their stay in the corridors at Cornwall Regional Hospital receiving oxygen – stark imagery of

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