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Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) analysis showing that more than three-quarters of clients have abnormal blood pressure and that nearly 70 per cent are overweight has prompted the organisation to ramp up its sensitisation programmes in the lead-up...

Two men believed to have created panic in Kingston and Falmouth last year reporting fake bomb threats at courthouses to detract from cases they have before the courts have been charged.

Noted Jamaican historian and Garvey scholar, Professor Rupert Lewis, has slammed ex-drug convict and reggae artiste Buju Banton and his publicity team for seeking to equate the entertainer’s drug-related incarceration with Nelson Mandela...

Seprod Group CEO Richard Pandohie has warned policymakers against a tunnel-vision focus on macroeconomic indicators while failing to expand human resource investment. “I think our governments have consistently missed the boat when they talk...

Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of United States President Donald Trump’s nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Vowing to “bring our...

A witness said to be an expert in crime-scene reconstruction is expected to testify today in the trial for the police constables charged with the murder of 16-year-old schoolgirl Vanessa Kirkland in 2012. Anna-Kay Bailey, Durvin Hayles, and...

With nine days to go before the state of emergency (SOE) in St James expires, National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang has led an impassioned defence of the crime-suppressing measure as an effective method of staunching the tide of murder that...

School administrators who continue to punish students with beatings have been warned by the Ministry of Education to desist, as they run the risk of disciplinary action being taken against them. “In light of renewed concerns expressed in the...

The RJRGLEANER Honour Awards were created to honour initiative, courage and accomplishment to individuals and companies that have contributed significantly to the improvement of quality of life in Jamaica, and this year’s recipients fit the...

Juxtaposing the rallying cry for reparation from Britain for slavery for almost 200 years, climate-change consultant and former senator Raymond Pryce is demanding that the Jamaican State be compensated by the United States for environmental...
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