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John-Mark Bartlett, pastor of the largest congregation under the United Pentecostal Churches (UPC) banner, has been given 14 days to resign as head of the Wildman Street Pentecostal Tabernacle (Pentab) - the Kingston-based church he has led for...

WESTERN BUREAU:Four M16 assault rifles, a Glock 40 pistol and a quantity of assorted ammunition were seized in Flanker, St James, yesterday, during a nine-hour police-military operation that targeted the much-feared 'Red Dirt' section of the...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and The Gleaner has invited several stakeholders to be Guest Editors of a special edition of the newspaper. They will help bring into sharp focus the impact that this dreaded disease has had on the Jamaican...

The first week of The Gleaner's Children's Own Spelling Bee competition kicks off today in St Thomas at the Morant Bay Parish Church at noon. The parish finals will be held in each parish starting today and culminating on Friday, October 6, in St...

Fitz Jackson celebrated his massive win for the position as People's National Party (PNP) chairman over long-time deputy chairman Anthony Hylton, saying that it was the loss of the latter but a win for the party and Jamaica, following yesterday's...

These days, the B.B. Coke High School in Junction, St Elizabeth, no longer faces repeated requests for the transfer of students placed there through the Grade Six Achievement Test.That reflects brighter days for the school, which has been turning...

WESTERN BUREAU:More attractive and welcoming resort areas for locals and visitors alike is the objective behind the creation of the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ)-sponsored 'Best Resort Town Experience' award, which will be presented at the 2017...

Pan Caribbean Sugar Company (PCSC) has said that its decision to operate the Monymusk Sugar Factory for the 2017-2018 crop year was made to prevent a socio-economic crisis for communities along the sugar belt but that it is unsure how it will...

St Hugh's Prep and St Ann's Bay Primary will be the first teams to enter the combat zone in this the third week of TVJ's Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz.This is the sixth time that St Hugh's Prep is entering the competition. The team has a strong...

A dirt track used by some motorists who want to escape sections of peak-hour traffic along Spanish Town Road in the Corporate Area has been 'tolled' by a group of thugs, who demand they pay $100 to enter the road and a further $100 to exit.With...
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