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Published:Wednesday | February 25, 2015 | 1:16 PMJovan Johnson, Gleaner Writer

Attorney-at-law Bert Samuels says the Jamaican judiciary should move quickly to hear and rule on two matters now before it relating to the Senate crisis to ensure that the work of the Parliament is not crippled. Both the Parliament and Opposition...

Published:Tuesday | February 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMChad Bryan, Gleaner Writer

Telecommunications giant LIME says actions have been taken to resolve problems experienced by some customers in making and receiving calls. Earlier today, a number of the company’s mobile customers experienced difficulty using voice and data...

Published:Tuesday | February 24, 2015 | 12:59 PMJolyn Bryan, Gleaner Writer

Investigators from the Port Morant police station in St Thomas are probing the death of a mentally ill woman who it is alleged to have committed suicide this morning. The body of 42-year-old Millicent Donaldson also known as Carol, was found by...

Published:Monday | February 23, 2015 | 4:28 PMJovan Johnson, Gleaner Writer

The General Legal Council has suspended attorney-at-law Audley Melhado from practising law for nine months for breaching the Legal Profession Act. The suspension is a downgrade in disciplinary action. After hearing a complaint against the lawyer,...

Published:Monday | February 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMJovan Johnson, Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions (JCTU) has asked the Government for a 30 per cent increase in basic wages for public sector workers.

Published:Monday | February 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMJovan Johnson, Gleaner Writer

Attorney-at-law Bert Samuels says only whom he calls, poor losers, would lobby for the government to change the laws to give prosecutors the right to appeal verdicts.

 

Published:Monday | February 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMJovan Johnson, Gleaner Writer

The Opposition is calling for disclosures from the Jamaica Agricultural Association (JAS) and the Justice Ministry on discussions to possibly establish a compensation fund for victims of praedial larceny. Last week, JAS president Senator Norman...

Published:Friday | February 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMLeighton Levy, Gleaner Writer

Smikle was banned by a Jamaica Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel in 2014 after his urine sample from the June 2013 National Championships was found to have traces of Hydrochlorothiazide, a diuretic used by some athletes to lose weight or mask the use of anabolic steroids.

Published:Thursday | December 11, 2014 | 12:00 AMGleaner Writer

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Published:Thursday | December 11, 2014 | 12:00 AMLivern Barrett, Gleaner Writer

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Published:Thursday | December 11, 2014 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey, Gleaner Writer

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Published:Wednesday | December 10, 2014 | 12:00 AMLivern Barrett, Gleaner Writer

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Published:Tuesday | December 2, 2014 | 2:29 PMGleaner Writer

Six-year-old swimmer Christanya Shirley broke two long-standing records at the Amateur Swimming Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) Preparatory

Published:Wednesday | December 3, 2014 | 6:01 PMGleaner Writer

Robert Depass did not fathom that he would be paying his bills from a pastime that he

Published:Thursday | November 20, 2014 | 11:58 PMGleaner Writer

Dancehall star Stacious is booked to be the first act to headline executive chef Donovan Williams' new and exciting Jamaica Night enterta

Published:Thursday | November 6, 2014 | 1:06 PMGleaner Writer

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Published:Friday | September 26, 2014 | 10:10 AMGleaner Writer

With a specific focus on creating the means for local players in the entertainment and film industry to produce content and have it distr

Published:Monday | September 22, 2014 | 2:27 PMGleaner Writer

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