Wed | May 27, 2020

Stories by Tamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Published:Tuesday | May 26, 2020 | 12:24 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE: WHILE MOST people in Manchester abided by the stay-at-home guideline for Labour Day projects, personnel at the Mandeville Police Station paid special attention to their second home, which received a much-needed facelift. A team from...

Published:Friday | May 22, 2020 | 12:10 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: MAYOR OF Mandeville Donovan Mitchell said the Manchester Municipal Corporation is not daunted by the negative labels that have been ascribed to the corporation since three of its former employees were found guilty, following...

Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2020 | 12:08 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, MANCHESTER: Mandeville Mayor Donovan Mitchell said the Manchester Municipal Corporation (MCC) is not daunted by the negative labels that have been placed on the council since the investigation that uncovered a $400-million corruption...

Published:Sunday | May 17, 2020 | 12:07 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

THE DIRECTOR of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn has hailed the verdict in the Manchester Municipal Corporation (MMC) multimillion-dollar fraud case as a victory for public interest and accountability. Senior parish judge Ann-Marie...

Published:Tuesday | April 28, 2020 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s ambassador to Cuba has said that consistent efforts are being made through the embassy to ensure the well-being of the medical students and other Jamaicans in Cuba. Yesterday The Gleaner reported that a number of Jamaican students in Cuba...

Published:Monday | April 27, 2020 | 12:23 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Approximately 40 Jamaican medical students in Cuba are pleading with the Holness administration to come home, claiming that food shortages, xenophobia, and limited sanitisation products continue to threaten their mental and physical health. The...

Published:Wednesday | April 15, 2020 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester The closure of two Alorica call centres in Portmore and Kingston after two workers tested positive for COVID-19 has caused skittish workers at BPO firms in Mandeville to fear a similar fate. BPOs, or business process...

Published:Saturday | April 11, 2020 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: Four days after the sudden passing of veteran Manchester cop Sergeant Garfield Morgan, colleagues, friends and relatives are still reeling from the shock of their loss. Morgan, who spent more than 30 years in the Jamaica...

Published:Thursday | April 9, 2020 | 12:25 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: With six confirmed cases of the deadly coronavirus in the central Jamaica parish of Manchester, Mandeville Mayor Donovan Mitchell believes areas that areas that attract a high volume of people daily should be closed to help...

Published:Monday | March 30, 2020 | 12:26 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: Manchester Central Member of Parliament Peter Bunting has launched a Good Neighbour initiative to recruit an army of helpers for the elderly and other groups vulnerable to displacement from COVID-19, the viral disease that...

Published:Tuesday | March 24, 2020 | 12:29 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: THE HEAVEN’S FESCO service station in Mandeville, which reopened for business on Sunday, following a major explosion on February 21 that claimed one life, injured several others and caused damage estimated at $100 million to...

Published:Thursday | March 19, 2020 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: The fearful family of the 79-year-old man who was confirmed as Jamaica’s first COVID-19 death has been ordered to self-isolate to safeguard against contagion as the country grapples with imported cases and local...

Published:Monday | March 16, 2020 | 12:16 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: With low accessibility to consistent running water for weeks at a time, residents of Mandeville are fearful that efforts to maintain proper sanitisation will be compromised amid the spread of COVID-19. At least 10 persons...

Published:Monday | March 9, 2020 | 12:05 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: Through a $2.3-million grant from the New Zealand Embassy Fund and donations from over 30 entities and individuals, the Candle in the Dark Empowerment Centre, which caters specifically to the needs of the homeless and...

Published:Monday | February 24, 2020 | 12:20 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

ROYAL FLAT, Manchester: The wails of Cyrena Russell ricocheted off the walls of the Royal Flat Seventh-day Adventist Church as she watched the undertakers wheel her daughter’s body into the building on Sunday. Her face, distorted by pain, only...

Published:Sunday | February 23, 2020 | 12:12 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: “Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness,” Isaiah 41:10 The passage of scripture...

Published:Monday | February 17, 2020 | 12:24 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

CRAIG HEAD, Manchester: The fatal stabbing of a Manchester farmer, allegedly by his cousin, has jolted Black Lane district in Craig Head, and a close relative of the deceased said the Valentine’s Day party row erupted over a “silly argument”....

Published:Saturday | February 8, 2020 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester Chief Executive Officer of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) Shane Dalling has expressed concern about persons with licensed firearms who are unable to restrain themselves, noting that a significant number of the murders...

Published:Thursday | February 6, 2020 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: The killing of two women in Knowles Crescent community of Mandeville early Wednesday morning has been theorised to be linked to a domestic dispute. Shanika Dixon, a 29-year-old hairdresser, and her friend, 35-year-old...

Published:Saturday | February 1, 2020 | 12:11 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

PORUS, Manchester: One of the eight accused in the Manchester Municipal Corporation (MMC) fraud trial was freed when he appeared in court Thursday morning. Edwardo Elliott, who was charged for facilitating the retention of stolen property, was...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

PORUS, Manchester: The foreboding sight of tractors, backhoes, and other heavy equipment could toll the bell of doom for commerce in Porus. Those are the fears harboured by small business owners and residents alike of the Manchester town whose...

Published:Friday | January 17, 2020 | 12:56 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Porus, Manchester Details of a total of $1.5 million spent over a six-day period by an accused in the Manchester Municipal Corporation multimillon-dollar fraud trial were among the startling revelations made by the prosecution yesterday as it...

Published:Saturday | January 11, 2020 | 12:20 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

PORUS, Manchester: As more messages from WhatsApp conversations emerged in the Manchester Municipal Corporation multimillion-dollar fraud trial yesterday, the prosecution is maintaining that the requests for money were arbitrary in nature....

Published:Tuesday | January 7, 2020 | 12:41 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

PORUS, Manchester: As the Crown closed its case in the Manchester Municipal Corporation multi-million-dollar fraud trial yesterday, the defence sought to punch holes in the credibility of the evidence laid, weaving a narrative of calculated...

Published:Saturday | January 4, 2020 | 12:28 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: In the wake of the shooting death of a Manchester woman on New Year’s Eve, allegedly by her lover, counselling and psychology therapists have urged partners to temper their rage and avoid anchoring relationships on money....

Pages

Subscribe to Tamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer