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  • Police seek retired cop
    on November 17, 2018 at 3:34 pm

    The St Andrew South Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a former member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force. He is Retired Inspector Paul Robinson. “The matter is urgent,” the police said in a statement late... […]

  • White House ordered to return journalist's press pass
    on November 17, 2018 at 2:54 pm

    United States (US) President Donald Trump has threatened to walk out of future press briefings if reporters do not act with "decorum". He was speaking after a court in Washington DC ordered the White House to return CNN reporter Jim... […]

  • US intelligence believe Saudi Crown Prince ordered killing of Jamal Khashoggi -- report
    on November 17, 2018 at 2:43 pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — United States (US) intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an American official has revealed. The Saudi government has denied the... […]

  • Wreckage of missing Argentine submarine located
    on November 17, 2018 at 2:16 pm

    The wreckage of an Argentine submarine that went missing last year with 44 crew members on board has been found. The Argentine Navy announced yesterday that the ARA San Juan has been found 2,620 feet below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean, exactly... […]

  • UWI to observe International Men's Day
    by Paul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    On Monday, November 19, between 2 and 4 p.m. the Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS), Mona Unit, and the UWI Gender Society will host a public forum to celebrate International Men's Day (IMD), inside the Old Dramatic Theatre.Under... […]

  • Carla Minto-Drummond embraces her past
    by Shanna kaye Monteith/ Gleaner Writer on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Defiance and indiscipline became threads deeply sewn in the fabric of Carla Minto-Drummond's life as early as nine years old, a reaction to her parents' separation at the time.Almost immediately, the then little girl began dressing and acting as the... […]

  • Karim Campbell's passion for the things of God
    on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    The sheer dedication to God's work and will, even above his double-major university degree, has positioned Karim Campbell as a suitable leader and competitive employee in his field.The young man told Family... […]

  • Young mother confident she will walk again
    on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Montpelier, Manchester:Imagine finding out that you will be bringing new life into this world, only to find out after giving birth that you, quite possibly, may never walk again?This is the shocking news that 28-year-old Saschaine Crawford heard... […]

  • Property taxes are too low, says economist
    by Romario Scott/Gleaner Writer on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    At least one tax expert and an and economist believe that Jamaicans are paying too little property taxes to meet the expectation for its eventual use.Allison Peart, managing partner at the Ernst... […]

  • Principal turning things around at Morgan's Pass All-Age
    by Cecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Tucked away in North Central Clarendon, just about six miles from Chapelton is the Morgan's Pass All-Age School.While it may not one of those 'name-brand' institutions, Principal Hikeba Haase could not be more proud of the school she leads and its... […]

  • Shaw calls for diversification in agro-processing, ease of doing business
    by Tamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    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... […]

  • Dwight Fletcher | A call to holiness - Part II
    on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Can I be holy and have fun as a Christian? Let's review. Last week, we stated that though holiness may not be a trendy or popular term, it does not mean a 'boring', 'sexless' 'uninspired' or 'unattainable' life. Holiness is, in fact, separation to... […]

  • Allowing men their 'me time'
    by Cecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    You pass them on the street corners enjoying a game of dominoes. The loud banter and the laughter indicate that they are enjoying the powerful process called male bonding.This is prime enjoyment for a lot of men, but unfortunately, often times, it... […]

  • Ex-cop arrested for being in possession of conch out of season
    on November 16, 2018 at 11:40 pm

    Ex-policeman Kevin Osborne has been arrested for being in possession of approximately 800 pounds of conch at the close of season. Osborne, who is also a fisherman, was arrested at the Rocky Point Beach in Clarendon after the conch was found in a... […]

  • Petrojam receives US$370,000 payment from 'bankrupt' Greek firm
    on November 16, 2018 at 11:28 pm

    Petrojam says it has now received the US$370,000 that was owed by Aegean Marine Petroleum for products delivered on November 04. Agean has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States. The Opposition had raised questions... […]

  • Clarendon man freed of gun charges
    on November 16, 2018 at 9:40 pm

    Twenty-three-year-old construction worker Fitzroy Coore of May Pen, Clarendon has been freed of gun charges in the Clarendon Circuit Court. Coore was freed  after high court judge Calys Wiltshire yesterday upheld a no... […]

  • Mother killed in St Thomas attack
    on November 16, 2018 at 2:21 pm

    A St Thomas mother was this morning shot dead as she was about to leave home to take her child to school at the St Theresa Prep School in Kingston. The incident happened in Retreat, St Thomas about 5:15 a.m. This morning, there was anguish at... […]

  • Let it go! ... Shaw warns cane farmers against blocking development
    on November 16, 2018 at 5:42 am

    Cane farmers were stunned into silence on Wednesday after Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw warned them against resisting the development of traditional sugar estates for other purposes. […]

  • PNP's Housen resigns as caretaker for West Rural St Andrew
    by Romario Scott/Gleaner Writer on November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Jennifer Housen, attorney-at-law has reportedly resigned as People's National Party caretaker for St Andrew West Rural.Gleaner sources have reported that Housen tendered her resignation on Wednesday.Housen, who was seeking to hand current Member of... […]

  • 'Urgent explanation required' - Robinson wants USF Board to clear up recruitment debacle
    on November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    The People's National Party's (PNP) Shadow Minister of Science and Technology, Julian Robinson, has expressed alarm at news that some 24 qualified candidates had submitted applications for the position of executive director of the Universal Service... […]