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SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — As part of the drive to increase awareness and raise money to fight cancer, the St Elizabeth Branch of the Jamaica Cancer Society will hosts its inaugural Relay For Life late Saturday to early Sunday morning.
A man carries a large bag of PET bottles on his head in Three Miles, St Andrew, yesterday. (PHOTO: LIONEL ROOKWOOD)
UNATTACHED young people, ages 15 to 29 years, are to benefit from a Youth Empowerment and Reintegration Programme being undertaken by the Ministry of Youth and Culture.
EDUCATION Minister Ronald Thwaites has praised the Education System Transformation Programme (ESTP), which he said is progressing well.
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US President Barack Obama yesterday urged Americans to open their hearts to refugees in his Thanksgiving message to the nation, likening them to the pilgrims the holiday celebrates.
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US President Barack Obama on Wednesday sought to reassure jittery Americans travelling home for Thanksgiving that they face no credible and immediate terror threat and that his government was in control.
IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Hundreds of migrants stranded at Greece's northern border clashed with police yesterday while trying to force their way into Macedonia.
A coalition of private sector and civil society groups have appealed to Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Leader of the Opposition Andrew Holness to stick to the economic gains that have been made through the sacrifices of the Jamaican people.
THE Jamaican police say they have intensified their monitoring of people suspected to be involved with terrorist or radicalised groups.
YOUTH and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna says that more children in State care are matriculating into tertiary level education.
THE Government says it will be expanding the provision of cash grants under the Programme of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH).
AGRICULTURE and Fisheries Minister Derrick Kellier says the time has come for a "new kind of agriculture" that incorporates more youth involvement and the infusion of modern technology.
MORE Jamaicans are accepting persons with disabilities (PWDs), as the agency charged with promoting equal opportunities among the able-bodied and disabled has been educating members of the public on the importance of inclusion.
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW Michael Williams has called on the Government to set up more dispute resolution centres across the island to help reduce the backlog of cases in the justice system.
A woman has found herself in trouble with the law after her 16-year-old son was arrested and charged with shooting with intent and burglary.
SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) -- The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has voiced concern about the large number of women who are being killed for gender reasons, otherwise known as "femicides".
JACKSONVILLE, Florida (CMC) — The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says its Air and Marine Operations (AMO) and military partners supporting Joint Interagency Task Force (JITF) South, including the US Coast Guard, have thwarted an attempt by drug traffickers to transport over 690 pounds of cocaine in the Caribbean Sea.
HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) — A joint declaration to collaborate in environmental protection was signed earlier this week between Cuba and the United States.
VALLETTA, Antigua (CMC) — Prime Minister Gaston Browne has dismissed an article detailing a US$1.4-million fraud alleged to be committed by the front-runner for the Commonwealth secretary general post — Sir Ronald Sanders.