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London parents fight hospital to remove baby for therapy

Days after Kansas achieved a landmark law for parents’ decision-making authority governing hospitalized children, another baby and his parents are losing their fight with a London hospital to bring their ailing son to the U.S. 691 more words

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WWII Soldier Fought Japanese; Liberated Prisoners

Paul Rider of Fort Wayne is an interviewer’s dream. He could recite his story during World War II in clear fashion, had a scrapbook full of memories, a diary and many photos – and a story that had a peaceful resolution decades after the war. 915 more words


GraceKennedy At 95 - A Shining Example Of Corporate Success

This year marks 95 years since the GraceKennedy Group was founded. Starting life as Grace, Kennedy and Company Limited in Kingston, Jamaica, in February 1922, the company has survived many challenges over the period to become a name which Jamaicans – at home and abroad – can truly be proud of. 709 more words

Home for the elderly to get help from Digicel Foundation

Way back in 1978, Bob Marley, Lloyd Ferguson, and Tappa Zukie came up with the concept of building a home for the elderly in Trench Town, St Andrew. 432 more words

Food For The Poor assists corn farmers

For hundreds of farmers across Jamaica, a single bag of corn seeds represents a great improvement not only for the quality of their harvest, but also for the betterment of their lives. 349 more words

"Why shouldn't your local school be a museum?"

Proposed as being good for pupils, teachers, institutions as well as safeguarding our cultural heritage, this newspaper story demonstrates the potential benefits of moving out of the classroom and in to the museum ( 586 more words


Gleaner Honour Awards A Big Deal, Say Recipients

Being recognised by The Gleaner through its annual Honour Awards carries a lot of weight. Representatives of four category winners – the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) for science and technology; the Calabash International Literary Festival for arts and culture; Food For the Poor, recipient for voluntary service; and National Commercial Bank for education – made that clear during yesterday’s second of three category luncheons hosted by the media house at its North Street, central Kingston, head office. 397 more words