Sun | May 28, 2017

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Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:59 AM

Weeks after the fatal shooting by the police of the man who had been identified as the leader of the Clansman Gang Donovan 'Bulbie' Bennett, whispers came out of Spanish Town St Catherine, the home base of the notorious gang, that the man...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:45 AMBarbara Gayle

With a series of deadly shootings in and around Spanish Town, St Catherine, in 2013 being linked to a rift in the notorious Clansman Gang, law-enforcement officials set their sights on the reputed leader of the gang, Tesha Miller, who it was...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AM

There seems to be nowhere safe for the scores of children living in the killing fields that make up the 22 communities that fall in the St Andrew South Police Division, and many of the child murderers have so far escaped justice.At least 21 children...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AMRyon Jones

The Corporate Area community of Waterhouse has been red-flagged as a hotspot for child sexual abuse in Jamaica, and it appears that several mothers in the community have been making money by prostituting their daughters to adult men."If I was to sit...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AMBarbara Gayle

He has been dubbed Jamaica's most infamous gang leader since Tivoli Gardens strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke was extradited to the United States, but Tesha Miller is adamant that he is being falsely labelled.In an exclusive interview with The...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AMCorey Robinson

Residents of Gregory Park in St Catherine are living in fear as five men believed to be at the heart of the violence in the community remain on the run.A bloody gang feud has left the usually bustling Cottage Road section of the community under the...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AMCorey Robinson

Young girls who decided to run away from their parents or guardians top the list of juveniles reported missing in Jamaica last year, with peer pressure and wayward behaviour being identified as among the main...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AMBryan Miller

Western Bureau:Criminals continued their deadly trek through the once-quiet parish of Hanover last Friday, leaving a 45-year-old mother and her 24-year-old son dead in their wake.Juliet Grant and her son, Romario Daley, became murder victims 30 and...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:04 AMSyranno Baines

Despite the hand they were dealt, come July, 20 young personsafflicted with disabilities will be keen to capitalise on a six-week work apprenticeship programme, with the objective being fully integrated into the labour force.Funded by the Inter-...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:04 AMJovan Johnson

A member of the legal fraternity is supporting a lawmaker's suggestion that Jamaica should consider scrapping the term 'rape' and categorising it as one example of sexual assault.Under Jamaican law, rape is the penetration of the vagina with the...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:00 AMChristopher Thomas

WESTERN BUREAU:The fourth, fifth and sixth floors at the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) in Montego Bay are now ready to be put back into full service as the rehabilitation work to get that section of the hospital, which houses the operating...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:00 AMChristopher Serju

The continued underperformance of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), which is yet to realise anywhere near its true potential as aneconomic bloc, is due in large measure to a cultural hangover, according to GaryAllen, chief executive officer of...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin

In a bid to expose their students to non-traditional jobs, children as young as 10 years old were actively engaged in creating hair designs and undertaking other vocational activities as they participated in Girls' Day at the Maxfield Park Primary...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:00 AMPaul Clarke

Carib Cement says its customers will not face a shortage of its product as a result of the industrial action taken by workers after wage negotiations broke down yesterday, grinding production to a halt at its Rockfort plant.The National Workers'...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:00 AM

Economist Everton McFarlane will leave his position as financial secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Public Service month-end, the ministry has confirmed.Meanwhile, several highly placed sources in the administration say Viralee Latibeaudiere,...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:00 AMSyranno Baines

Though the statistics consistently point to women being more susceptible to abduction and abuse, a trio of Wolmerian lads has warned that boys should not be overlooked, while simultaneously imploring the Government to act more on and talk less about...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:00 AM

A United States high court on Friday overturned some of the life sentences of Jamaica-born US sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, who was convicted for his role in a killing spree in Washington almost 15 years ago.A federal judge explained that the decision is...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:00 AMEdmond Campbell

Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate Mark Golding has called on the Andrew Holness administration to make a clear pronouncement on whether it supports the democratically elected government of Venezuela, even as pressure mounts and calls grow...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:24 PM

The US Powerball jackpot is in the headlines once again as it rolls over and climbs to $275 million. Now that the Powerball jackpot has passed $275 million, people will be clamouring to get tickets, which will send the jackpot higher still....

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:01 PM

Oliver Nembhard, the acting chief executive officer of the National Irrigation Commission, (NIC) has died. Minister with responsibility for water in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang, ...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:10 PM

A United States high court has overturned some of the life sentences of Jamaica-born US sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, who was convicted for his role in a killing spree in Washington almost 15 years ago. A federal judge explained that the decision is based...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:08 PM

The National Commercial Bank (NCB) says it has now restored its systems that failed earlier today affecting customers trying to access point of sale and ATM services. Several NCB customers had reported being severely inconvenienced by the service...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:54 PM

Operations at the Caribbean Cement Company have been disrupted due to strike action by workers. Public Relations Manager at Caribbean Cement, Sophia Lowe-Pinnock told The Gleaner/Power 106 News Centre that the strike has affected production at...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:55 AM

Jamaica is now in a better position to forecast and respond to the threat of flood conditions following the upgrading of the hydro-meteorology network. The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) says 16 monitoring stations have been retrofitted. They...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:00 AMJovan Johnson

Members of Parliament who have 'attacked' Food For The Poor (FFP), claiming that poor-quality houses are being built for poor Jamaicans at unreasonable costs are ungrateful and should apologise to Jamaica's largest charity, argues Pearnel Charles,...

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