Health Workers Join Fight Against Human Trafficking

At least 800 health workers in the public and private sectors will, this year, undergo training to identify victims of human trafficking, even as the Government steps up the fight against this scourge. Sancia Bennett Templer, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Health, encouraged health-sector workers to join in the fight to break the cycle […]

Bolt To The Rescue

Multiple World and Olympic medal winner Usain Bolt will be donating $1 million to assist the wards of the state who have been displaced, due to the fire at Walker’s Place of Safety in St. Andrew. The funds will be made available through the Usain Bolt Foundation. The Foundation, which was established in 2011 targets children […]

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RJRGLEANER Honours Outstanding Achievements

Veteran reggae crooner Hugh Beresford Hammond led a cast of four individuals and one organisation to receive the first batch of RJRGLEANER Honour Awards for their significant contribution to the quality of life in Jamaica during the last 12 months or are likely to bring about such change in the immediate future. The RJRGLEANER Honour Awards recognises […]

Health Workers Join Fight Against Human Trafficking

At least 800 health workers in the public and private sectors will, this year, undergo training to identify victims of human trafficking, even as the Government steps up the fight against this scourge. Sancia Bennett Templer, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Health, encouraged health-sector workers to join in the fight to break the cycle […]

Bolt To The Rescue

Multiple World and Olympic medal winner Usain Bolt will be donating $1 million to assist the wards of the state who have been displaced, due to the fire at Walker’s Place of Safety in St. Andrew. The funds will be made available through the Usain Bolt Foundation. The Foundation, which was established in 2011 targets children […]

Hello Mi Neighbour | Let’s Have A Heart To Heart

July 13, 2016 Hello mi neighbour! Let’s have a little heart to heart. I wish you no ill and trust that you’ll pay me a similar compliment. We’ll endeavour not to spoil our day: Jamaica’s question today is “whey mek people suh wicked to them one annoda?” Hear my mother’s response (God bless her heart): […]

50 Travel Professionals Hailed As Winter Tourist Season Gets Under Way

Western Bureau: Destination Jamaica’s top-50 travel professionals among the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom have produced 101,000 room nights for the country’s tourism industry. The 50 were recognised for their outstanding contribution at the annual Jamaica Travel Specialist One Love Reward ceremony at the Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara at Rose Hall on […]

Foreigners Drawn To ‘Quaint’ Ackee Village

At the time of its official opening, Ackee Village, located off Dyke Road in Portmore, St Catherine, was tipped to be a major pull for tourists seeking a different Jamaican experience. Five months on, it’s beginning to show signs that it could indeed become something of an attraction as evidenced by the sight of a […]

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