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Published:Thursday | January 24, 2019 | 12:52 AMAlbert Ferguson

WESTERN BUREAU: Metry Seaga, the outspoken president of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA), says the country will only begin to experience economic growth above three per cent if the Government changes its procurement policy...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson

WESTERN BUREAU:A proposal is on the table at the St James Municipal Corporation (StJMC) for the Little River Boulevard in East Central St James to be named in honour of the constituency's long-serving member of parliament, Edmund Bartlett, the...

Published:Sunday | December 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson

WESTERN BUREAU:In St James, Prime Minister Andrew Holness admitted that more could have been done to improve the conditions of holding facilities at the Freeport Police Station where detainees are being held under the state of emergency (SOE)."So...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:25 AMAlbert Ferguson

  WESTERN BUREAU: Children's Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison said it will take a change in culture and behaviour for Jamaica to effectively eradicate corporal punishment, which has been a topic of heated debate...

Published:Sunday | December 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson

WESTERN BUREAU:Balancing church ministry, family life and work commitments is something that Roland and Sherine Smith have done for some 23 years.But it is a bit easier for this couple than many others as they share the same workspace.Roland is a...

Published:Sunday | November 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson

WESTERN BUREAU:Despite not recording a single murder since the declaration of a zone of special operations (ZOSO) in September 2017, Prime Minister Andrew Holness said that the Mount Salem community in St James is not where he wants it to be in...

Published:Wednesday | November 7, 2018 | 2:41 PMAlbert Ferguson

Albert Ferguson, Gleaner Writer WESTERN BUREAU: Dr Garth Anderson, president of the Jamaica Teachers' Association, said robots cannot and will not replace the teacher in the classroom, despite the latest technological advancements in...

Published:Saturday | September 29, 2018 | 12:15 AMAlbert Ferguson

Garth Gayle, general secretary of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), believes coaches who are found exposing athletes to performance-enhancement drugs should be banned from the sport of track and field for life.Gayle was...

Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 12:01 PMAlbert Ferguson

Byron Farquharson, Secretary-General of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), has said that the association is close to getting the titles for three multi-million-dollar high-end houses which were bought from funds embezzled from its...

Published:Wednesday | August 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson

WESTERN BUREAU:Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said craft traders and artisans operating at the four craft markets in Montego Bay, St James will be able to make more money from cruise passengers when the expansion of the Montego Bay Cruise shipping...

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