Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | January 24, 2013
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St James' Joshua Rowe - Motivated to give his best
WESTERN BUREAU: ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD JOSHUA Rowe of Hosanna Preparatory School, St James, sees emerging as the 2012/13 Spelling Bee champion for his home parish as the start of his journey to emulate his 18-year-old sister, who is now studying medicine...

St Thomas' Shanae Graham - preparing to triumph this time around
MIDDLETON, St Thomas:HAVING EMERGED as parish Spelling Bee champion for St Thomas, 11-year-old Shanae Graham of Middleton Primary School is seeking to improve her...

Titchfield clears the air
Below is a statement from the board of governors of Titchfield High School, Portland.THE BOARD of governors of Titchfield High School wishes to state that it has become aware of several unsavoury allegations circulating regarding the operations and...

'Farmers would not be pleased with Diageo offer'
A PROPOSAL by Diageo, the parent company for Red Stripe, to pay $1 per pound for cassava has resulted in Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke deciding against encouraging Jamaican farmers to grow the tuber for beer production...

SRC gets accredited
THE JAMAICA National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) on Tuesday accredited the Scientific Research Council as the first recognised food-testing laboratory in Jamaica.Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Anthony...

'Mek A Jamaica' campaign for Negril - Island to be highlighted during Marley celebrations
WESTERN BUREAU: NEGRIL-BASED artist Ryan Morrison, who is far from amused by the practice of passing off imported cultural items as authentic Jamaican products, is planning an...

Sandals Foundation, Great Shape! Inc oral health project helps thousands
THE YEAR 2012 marked a successful run for the Sandals Foundation and Great Shape! Inc partnership, which saw more than 6,000 Jamaicans receiving free dental services, valued at more than US$2 million.This number shows a 23 per cent increase in patient...

Etienne is new WHO regional director
DR CARISSA Etienne was on Tuesday named regional director for the Americas of the World Health Organisation (WHO) by the WHO executive board, which is holding its 132nd session this week in Geneva.Etienne was elected director of the Pan American Health...

Sandy victims get much-needed ammo from gun club
Driftwood Gun Club on Tuesday handed over $150,000 to the Portland Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund (PHSRF), in a brief ceremony at Medusa, Hope Road, St Andrew.In expressing gratitude for the funds, its chairman Dr André Foote said the persons affected ...

Digicel, Mona School of Business partner for grassroots initiative
Eleven community organisations across Jamaica will be able to turn their activities into successful community businesses, thanks to a partnership forged between the Digicel Foundation and the UWI Mona School of Business and Management - Office of Social...


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