Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Wednesday | November 28, 2012
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UTech expands admin building, builds hotel
The University of Technology (UTech) is building an exciting new facility for students in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (SHTM). A fully functioning, 10-bedroom, 20,000-square-foot hotel is in construction to provide students...

No prize money for JCDC winners - Commission fails to honour promise due to financial challenges
WINNERS IN the 2012 Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Festival Song competition are yet to be compensated months after the event was held....

We are one blood, so stop the bloodletting
IN JUNIOR Reid's song of the 1980s, he reminds us that we are one blood. So, "yuh coulda come from RemaOr yuh come from JungleCoulda come from Fiyah houseOr yuh come from Tower HillOne blood, one blood, one blood ...

Valley Foundation targets youth
In an effort to transform, empower and uplift the lives of young people in Jamaica, the Valley Foundation, a youth-based community organisation, had its official mentorship launch at the Undercroft, University of West Indies...

St Bess says thanks
St Elizabeth is enjoying a month of awards, concerts and community events as part of this year's Homecoming Week celebrations.For 20 years, the annual event has promoted the cultural heritage of St Bess, as well as recognising and supporting...

First Global fêtes Mandeville customers
First Global Financial Services (FGFS) has been setting a familiar trend among its customers. The bank is building a reputation for giving customers special treats occasionally in the three main business districts where they operate...

Shopping dilemma? How to cope with hard times
The global economic downturn has been having a devastating impact on everyone. Our coping skills are being put to the test. How well we get through this trying period is dependent, to a large extent, on our resourcefulness and our ability or willingness...

9-y-o Daniel Williams on top
NINE-YEAR-OLD DANIEL Williams of Marlie Mount Primary School is the winner in the Grades 3-4 category of the Bookworm Bites Summer Read competition, a collaborative effort of the Jamaica National Building Society Foundation and JN General Insurance...

diGJamaica.com - Event listings one-stop shop
ON MY way to work one morning on Constant Spring Road, I noticed the inordinate numbers of placards and posters of varying levels of grandiosity, promoting a dance or stage show, and I had two...

This day in 1962
JAMAICA's historical landscape is littered with dates which have shaped the terrain as well as the future of the country's diverse inhabitants.These events range from catastrophic to euphoric, with no shortage of recollection whenever the various...


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