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This nation must weep - Child killers claim 15th victim since start of the year

Jamaica was thrust into despair once again yesterday as the barbarism of some of its people was emphasised when another child became part of the chilling murder statistics.

Jamaica's children the definition of resilience

The children I see in Jamaica today are passionate, strong, lively, enthusiastic, humorous and continually striving for success but under what difficult conditions and how many obstacles must they overcome?



Budget Focus: IoJ to receive $94m for arts, culture project

The Institute of Jamaica (IoJ), the agency of Government responsible for preserving the country's tangible and intangible heritage, has been allocated $94 million for a revitalisation project, which will enhance its efforts to promote arts and culture.



Fewer doping cases anticipated - Neita-Headley

Natalie Neita-Headley, the minister with responsibility for sports, said it is unlikely that Jamaica will ever have the vast number of positive drug-test results that were returned in recent years.



Proven sells AMCL loan portfolio to Access

Proven Investments Limited has sold the loan portfolio of its hire purchase subsidiary, Asset Management Company Limited, to Access Financial Services for $500 million, a move aimed at consolidating the operations of both companies, says Proven's chief...

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Race and gender bias hurts hotel sector

As a Jamaican, I respond in support of the story about the challenges facing Sam James, 'Racism at Tryall?', published in The Gleaner on Sunday, February 1, 2015.



Irregular menses - a Chinese medicine approach

Some women look forward to the days of no period with great anticipation, while some simply wish it would just come regularly, especially those hoping to conceive.



Caribbean observes World Birth Defects Day

The Caribbean yesterday joined the international community in observing World Birth Defects Day with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), noting that congenital anomalies, or birth defects, are the second-leading cause of death in children under five in the region.



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