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Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Acknowledging the increase in the number of innovative businesses, particularly by young people who are creating products from Jamaican raw material, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw is...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:Licensed firearm holders in Manchester could face stricter penalties for losing their guns as the police continue to battle with the increased incidents of negligence."It has been a consistent challenge since the two yearsthat...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The Bible said before the Saviour's Second Coming there will be signs and wonders and many will fall into problems they would have never dreamt of falling into.But hope is not to be killed and the Church must remain a beacon on the hill, according...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 4:40 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:They say that behind every successful woman is a tribe of other successful women who have her back. And that proves to be true for the women of the Made in Manchester Women's Movement, who continue to do all they can to create...

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Popular Mandeville-based attorney-at-law Norman Godfrey found himself on the other side of the law last Friday when the judge presiding over his cases in the Manchester Circuit Court ordered that he be taken into custody for...

Published:Thursday | October 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:Allene Edwards sat in the doctor's office with her nine-year-old daughter and heard the words of confirmation, but could not come to terms with what would be her new reality: a child living with diabetes.Edwards, who developed...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

They say it is a blessing when one can help another, and for the past few years, the members of the Universities and Colleges Apostolic Ministry (UCAM) have been doing just that: helping young people like themselves reach their academic goal."Over...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 4:44 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Students who move from their hometown and relocate to another parish to pursue studies oftentimes find it difficult to retain their active religious lifestyles, with the absence of like-minded persons or a building to accommodate their faith.It was...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:With just a few months left to complete her master's degree and continue work in the field of molecular biology, 32-year-old Raeann Simmonds continues to stare down the very dark barrel of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Clarendon, Jamaica Imagine driving along Clarendon Park and deciding to stop at one of the gas stations along the stretch. While waiting in line, you are greeted by someone so warm and accommodating that even if you were having a bad day, it no...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, ManchesterCarrying your child for nine months and going through the sometimes unbearable motions associated with pregnancy is hard enough as it is.Having to then watch your child grow up with an illness that is unpredictable and even...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester"No man, it won't hurt them at all," said one woman as she placed a piece of chicken leg on the lips of her four-month old baby at her home in rural Manchester.This scenario is common among mothers who feel that it is...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville:Last week, we introduced you to some of the interesting system of beliefs surrounding the Rastafarian faith.This week, we get an even deeper understanding of how things are done - and should be done - as it concerns food, drink, polygamy...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Woodlands, Manchester:Residents of Woodlands in south Manchester were left in shock yesterday morning when news broke that a popular man in the area had been killed by his girlfriend during a domestic dispute.Dead is 38-year-old farmer Oneil Coleman...

Published:Tuesday | October 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:"Is that really my daughter? Is that you Khyhymn lying in there? Something must have gone wrong for the beast to kill you. You are too smart to go like this," says Dr Amos Campbell, father of the 25-year-old woman who met a...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Manchester, Jamaica For years the Rastafarian community has been placed under the spotlight, as their way of life continues to intrigue and open up a jar of questions.It is almost as though something new comes to light each day and a consistent...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Manchester, Jamaica:Their birthdays are just three days apart, but for the past 10 years, Jonnette Simmonds has over-looked her day to ensure that enough preparation goes into the birthday parties for her mother, the countdown to 100.In her eyes,...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVIILE, Manchester:Ephesians 6:1-4: "Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honour thy father and mother, (which is the first commandment with promise; that it may dwell with thee and thou mayest live long on the earth. And...

Published:Thursday | September 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

ELLEN STREET, Manchester:Proverbs 1:24-29: "Because I have called and ye refused, I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded. But ye have set at nought all my counsel and would none of my reproof: I also will laugh at your calamity; I will...

Published:Thursday | September 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

CAMPBELL'S CASTLE, Manchester:"Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God. Wives, submit yourselves unto to your own husbands as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the Church and he is...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

"I was 16 years old and living with my aunt in Top Albion, Manchester. We didn't have a television, at least I don't remember us having one, but we heard it on radio for sure and I heard people talking about the hurricane name Gilbert...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

With such a strong bond and huge dependence on each other's energies, you will rarely see one without the other.It has always been Rowena-RenÈe Xymines and her mother, Sharon Rufus, through the tough times, the accomplishments and even now in...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Twenty-three-year-old Ellies Woods has never subscribed to the labels put on her, even to the point where not doing the test to determine what form of dwarfism she has, is really of no big deal.She knows what she is about and...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, MANCHESTER:Linton Stephenson, the 59-year-old Seventh-Day Adventist deacon wanted for the murder of a 25-year-old Mandeville woman, has been found dead in Manchester.The police say that Stephenson's decomposing body was found at his...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:Approximately three months had passed since he last spoke to his daughter. She had made the decision to move out of the family home and experience life independently, but unbeknown to Dr Pastor Amos Campbell was that he would...

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