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Dr Alveda King (right), niece of the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr and international advocate for human rights of the child, delivers a pro-life message to 50 church leaders at a breakfast meeting at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston yesterday.

Local church leaders, buoyed by offers of assistance from pro-life groups in the United States (US), are seeking to convince Jamaican lawmaker Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn to withdraw a controversial motion that seeks to legalise abortions. With Dr Alveda...
From left: Siblings of fashion designer Dexter Pottinger – Danta Aarons, Ta-Shan Adams, Lakeisha Aarons – speaking with attorney-at-law Duane Thomas outside of the Supreme Court in downtown Kingston yesterday.

Yesterday’s sentencing of the man who confessed to killing Dexter Pottinger has not eased the minds of the fashion designer’s relatives, who say that the killer’s account of what transpired has left many questions unanswered. Twenty-three-year-old...
Patrick Hylton.

Following a system upgrade which triggered disruptions to its online banking platform and mobile application, the National Commercial Bank (NCB) yesterday said it was experiencing delays uploading payroll files affecting salary payments, which were...

A whopping 11,336 pounds of trash was collected from the surface of the sea yesterday during the inaugural 2019 Kingston Harbour Trash Tournament, with the top three boats accounting for 4,483 pounds worth of garbage. Mama Mia, with 1,988 pounds,...

Yesterday turned out to be a bloody Labour Day in Westmoreland as while many residents were busily giving their communities a facelift, three men and a dog perished in three separate traffic crashes in the parish. The three victims have been...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ failure to get the all-clear from the Integrity Commission in the filing of his statutory declarations has raised concern from Roman Catholic Archbishop of Kingston, the Rev Kenneth Richards, who says it is incumbent...

WESTERN BUREAU: While thousands of people in western Jamaica treated yesterday’s Labour Day as just another public holiday, others put heart and muscle into transforming communities and improving lives. In Trelawny, numerous projects were...

Members of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, accompanied by the Kiwanis Club of New Kingston and Optimum Trading, gave a facelift to Cluster C of The Golden Age Home in Kingston, the paint job sparking bright smiles from the residents. The...

The Gleaner’s Children’s Own 2019 Spelling Bee Champion Darian Douglas leads four Jamaicans heading to next week’s Scripps National Spelling Bee Championships in the United States. Other contenders are fellow national finalists St Andrew’s...

For the first time since Jamaica began participating in the Scripps National Spelling Bee Championship in the United States just over 10 years ago, four finalists in The Gleaner’s Children’s Own Spelling Bee competition will be on the same stage in...
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