Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Monday | February 4, 2013
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Ferry Police Station needs help
It sits along one of the island's most heavily trafficked thoroughfares and serves a public always in need of assistance, but the Ferry Police Station along St Catherine's Mandela Highway, is also crying out...

JC teachers get comfy quarters
Administrators at the all-boys institution, Jamaica College (JC), last Thursday cut the ribbon to open a fully furnished 12-bedroom apartment complex on its campus, located along Old Hope Road in St Andrew.The complex was...

Renewable-energy data now available on PCJ's website
As the push to open up Jamaica's renewable-energy supply market continues, the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) is making an extensive range of data available for interested parties.The PCJ is currently publishing its wide-ranging collection ...

Why are black children still failing?... Or are their parents, teachers and the Gov't simply letting them down?
IT IS a question that has stirred emotions from as early as the 1950s when West Indian migrants grew concerned about their children's education. For many, Great Britain was supposed to be a land of promise and as residents of the Commonwealth...

Ian Randle: Small Publisher doing big things
Ian Randle, founder/owner of Ian Randle Publishers (IRP), will today collect the prestigious Prince Claus Award for his outstanding work in the field of publishing. In an in-depth interview with The Gleaner, Randle spoke about his journey to the present and the way forward...

Stilettos - walking dangerously
Trying to live up to one's cultural standards of beauty is sometimes unrealistic or may come with psychological and physical risks.Unfortunately, to many women, the reward of trying to embody a culture's beauty standards...


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