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Stories by Tamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | September 19, 2019 | 12:25 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: Approximately 20 of the 45 witnesses have so far taken the stand in the multimillion-dollar fraud trial involving the Manchester Municipal Corporation, but it now appears that much more time will be needed than originally...

Published:Saturday | September 14, 2019 | 12:08 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: When a representative from a financial institution was called to the witness stand yesterday in the multimillion-dollar Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial, several objections were made by the defence on the basis...

Published:Friday | September 13, 2019 | 12:18 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: There was some haggling over receipts for land registered to other persons, which were found at the home of one of the accused in the multimillion-dollar Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud case as the trial continued...

Published:Friday | September 13, 2019 | 12:09 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: When the 15th witness in the Manchester Municipal Corporation multi-million-dollar fraud trial took the stand on Wednesday, he confirmed that he was temporarily employed by the corporation, but claimed he had no knowledge...

Published:Wednesday | September 11, 2019 | 12:15 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: The issue of discrepancies with documents continues to dog the multimillion-dollar Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial, with one attorney indicating yesterday that he could withdraw from the case if the messy...

Published:Tuesday | September 10, 2019 | 12:22 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: After a monthlong break, the multimillion-dollar Manchester Municipal Corporation (MMC) fraud trial resumed yesterday with the representative from a bank at which numerous fraudulent cheques were encashed retaking the stand...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:17 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

“If my mother were here, she would say ‘Guh deh gal’.” These were the words of American actress Sheryl Lee Ralph, who was filled with pride at her ability to honour her mother by sharing with the...

Published:Thursday | September 5, 2019 | 12:22 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

NEWLY INSTALLED Custos of Manchester Garfield Green has announced plans to continue to fight the maladies that threaten the development of the nation. Green, who has spent a considerable number of years serving the business community as an...

Published:Saturday | August 31, 2019 | 12:19 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: When Lloni Jones and Sheldon Williams are not busy with school and extracurricular activities in Montego Bay and Clarendon, respectively, they can be found, during the summer break, feeding street people, reading with the...

Published:Saturday | August 31, 2019 | 12:06 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done – Proverbs 19:17 For the past 30 years, Michael Harris and his family have been giving back to communities and families across...

Published:Saturday | August 24, 2019 | 12:12 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Old England, Manchester: For the past four years of her life, 17-year-old Akailia Green has gone through much more than many of us will ever go through in our entire lifetime, if at all. Having been diagnosed with lupus, a long-term autoimmune...

Published:Saturday | August 24, 2019 | 12:12 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: “During this time (attending school part-time) I even started an online store – Bree’s 24 hours Fashion. I sold a variety of clothes, shoes and accessories,” Shabina Mitchell said, as she recounted all she did to make her...

Published:Saturday | August 17, 2019 | 12:09 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: For those of us who grew up with the support of both parents, it was a reality many of us took for granted. Knowing that dinner would be ready when we got home and everything was planned out each year for a smooth start to...

Published:Saturday | August 17, 2019 | 12:05 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Berry Hill, Manchester: In 2002 when Robert Robinson was arrested for simple larceny, he had no idea that he would be forgotten in the prison system for 17 years, with no certainty that he would ever see the light of day and under a name his...

Published:Saturday | August 10, 2019 | 12:21 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: The policing strategy of implementing states of public emergency (SOEs) and zones of special operations continues to be labelled as ineffective. However, Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson has said that...

Published:Saturday | August 3, 2019 | 12:17 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: Having reached over 7,000 young people through its initiatives, non-governmental organisation, Young Women and Young Men of Purpose (YWOP/YMOP), is poised to reaching thousands more with its new scholarship offering and a...

Published:Saturday | August 3, 2019 | 12:05 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Ramble, Manchester: It started with the vision Henry Powell had to start a church in that particular area. Then it morphed into gatherings at various homes of those, now foundation members, who bought it into that vision. After finally, having an...

Published:Saturday | July 27, 2019 | 12:13 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Ramble, Manchester: “ Seek ye the Lord while He may be found, call ye upon Him while He is near: Let the wicked forsake his way and the righteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and He will have mercy upon him; and to our God...

Published:Saturday | July 27, 2019 | 12:13 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Have you ever thought about how the people of old managed life without much of what we have today? According to associate director of communication at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in Maryland, USA, Pastor Samuel Neves, we enjoy...

Published:Saturday | July 20, 2019 | 12:18 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: “We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.” – Kavita Ramdas It was...

Published:Tuesday | July 16, 2019 | 12:27 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: People’s National Party (PNP) leadership aspirant Peter Bunting did not mince words during the launch of his Rise United campaign on Sunday in Manchester as he knocked the governing Jamaica Labour Party and sought to...

Published:Monday | July 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: Thousands of representatives from across Jamaica were last night present at the Manchester High School in the parish for Central Manchester Member of Parliament (MP) Peter Bunting's launch of his...

Published:Saturday | July 13, 2019 | 12:19 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn has suggested that an independent examiner be hired to help bring closure to the weeks-long contention over documents between defence attorneys and prosecutors in the...

Published:Saturday | July 13, 2019 | 12:11 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: “The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.” – Isaiah 11:6 He is wise beyond his...

Published:Saturday | July 13, 2019 | 12:10 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: “But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness’. Therefore, I will boast all the more gladly of weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ...

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