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Approximately nine per cent of children and teens and five per cent of adults globally suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This neurodevelopmental disorder is normally characterised by the inability to focus, or excessive...

In a move to boost the micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) sector, the Government will shortly establish a $400-million fund for on-lending to operators. Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries...

Long before marijuana vaporisers were touted as a healthier way to consume cannabis instead of smoking, the steam chalice has been an indigenous consumption method dating back to the 1960s. The practice of steaming ganja was established by...

Everything under the sun has a season. The good book teaches us about times and seasons. We may not be able to stop what each season may bring, but we can capitalise on each season and become rich, minimise loss and save lives. No investor wants...

Western Bureau: As the Trelawny police continue their bid to make their division safe for residents and visitors, investigators working out of the Criminal Investigation Branch have listed murder suspects Lascelles Wright and Clinton Davis as the...

Western Bureau: Trelawny is to receive its first set of traffic lights by the end of April. The National Works Agency (NWA) has confirmed that the lights will be erected at the intersection of the Daniel Town main road and the North Coast Highway...

Jamaica’s first solar power facility, the Westmoreland-based Paradise Park Solar Farm, is poised to become operational by this summer, and the projection is that it will supply 80 gigawatt hours(GWH) of power on an annual basis. David Delaire,...

WESTERN BUREAU: The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) and the Hanover Municipal Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate on future development projects in Hanover. “We are finally getting something out of the TEF,” said...

Equipment and training to protect the country’s territorial waters and disaster recovery are two areas in which Japan is willing to assist Jamaica, says former adviser to two Japanese prime ministers, Yukio Okamoto. Okamoto, an international...

Food and agro-processing, beverages, fresh produce and tourism lead in terms of interest expressed by more than 100 international buyer companies and individuals interested in participating in the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association’s (...
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