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Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 10:12 AM

St Thomas has recorded its second murder of the year following the shooting death of a chef last night. His female companion was also shot and injured in the gun attack.   The deceased has been identified as 34-year-old Micheal Young of...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 9:52 AM

Cops assigned to the Port Maria Police Station, with the assistance of a private security company, recovered a motor vehicle on Purcell Lane, Annotto Bay, St Mary following a robbery on Wednesday. The police report that about 12:45 p.m., two men...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 9:38 AM

Approximately 200 tablets were presented to the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information for children in State care. The devices were handed over by the Minister of State in the...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:26 AM

THE UNITED Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is seeking to broaden sustainable access to freshwater with the offer of a new training resource focused on water harvesting. This comes against the background of the need to bolster public health...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:25 AM
Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:24 AM
Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:24 AM

ST MARY-BASED associate clinical psychologist, Aneika Williams, maintains that survivors of motor vehicle crashes are at risk of experiencing psychological trauma, which can have serious repercussions on the quality of their life. “People tend to...

Published:Friday | January 15, 2021 | 12:08 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Two youth leaders have pushed back at suggestions for the current school year to be cancelled due to myriad challenges affecting online classes and concerns over learning loss as many students have been unable to access lessons...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:22 AM

REVEREND AL Sharpton, president and founder of the US National Action Network (NAN), has announced that the organisation’s Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day Awards will be conferred on Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and Dr Anthony Fauci at the annual...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:20 AM
Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:19 AM

YOU HEAR the call of the Jamaican black bird while the keel-billed Motmot of Central America emerges from behind gentle rhythms, together with the cries of Mexico’s thick-billed Parrot, blended with a finger-snapping background. It is musical...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:18 AM
Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:17 AM
Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:13 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: AT 17 YEARS OLD, while his counterparts were in high school or preparing to matriculate into tertiary studies, Jerome Samuels was bouncing between shop plazas, with cardboard boxes for a bed and a begging spirit to get by....

Published:Friday | January 15, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Western Bureau: While Trelawny has benefited from significant infrastructural developments over recent years, including a multibillion-dollar cruise shipping pier in Falmouth, some residents are nonetheless disappointed with the growing list of...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Approximately 6,793 devices plus cash contributions of approximately $97 million have been donated under the ‘One Laptop or Tablet per Child’ initiative. Director of Donor and Partnership Management at the National Education Trust (NET), Latoya...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:06 AMRuddy Mathison/Gleaner Writer

Some principals of primary and infant schools in North Western St Catherine, who are yet to be given the nod to restart face-to-face learning, are anxiously awaiting approval from the Ministry of Education to do so. The schools that have been...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:06 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The staff and students at Cornwall College, in Montego Bay, will soon have one of their science laboratories significantly refurbished, as a contract for the work was signed on Tuesday by the school’s administration and members of...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2021 | 4:57 PM

Gas prices will go up by $3.06 effective Thursday. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $115.11 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will sell for $117.94. Automotive diesel oil will move up by $1.84 per...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2021 | 3:50 PM

Attorney-at-law Captain Paul Beswick has vowed to continue fighting for significant improvements in the justice system amid a tiff that has seemingly developed with the Justice Minister Delroy Chuck.

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2021 | 3:23 PM

Coronavirus deaths in the United States hit another one-day high at over 4,300 with the country’s attention focused largely on the fallout from the deadly uprising at the Capitol. The nation’s overall death toll from COVID-19 has...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2021 | 3:16 PM

Approximately 6,793 devices plus cash contributions of approximately $97 million have been donated under the ‘One Laptop or Tablet per Child’ initiative. Director of Donor and Partnership Management at the National Education Trust (NET...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2021 | 1:17 PM

NEW JERSEY, US, CMC – A Jamaican man faces the possibility of up to 40 years in prison in the United States and a massive fine after being charged with smuggling a kilogramme of cocaine in coffee bags and picture frames. Perez Omar Gibbs, 37...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2021 | 10:19 AM

An internal audit report of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security has revealed that $187 million was transferred from the National Insurance Fund (NIF) to one of the fund’s entities without the prior approval of the ...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2021 | 10:12 AM

Jamaica on Tuesday recorded two more COVID-19 deaths, pushing the tally to 317. The deceased are a 69-year-old woman from Hanover and a 71-year-old man from St James. The health ministry says the death of the 71-year-old was previously under...

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