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Published:Saturday | August 17, 2019 | 12:05 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Berry Hill, Manchester: In 2002 when Robert Robinson was arrested for simple larceny, he had no idea that he would be forgotten in the prison system for 17 years, with no certainty that he would ever see the light of day and under a name his...

Published:Saturday | August 10, 2019 | 12:21 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: The policing strategy of implementing states of public emergency (SOEs) and zones of special operations continues to be labelled as ineffective. However, Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson has said that...

Published:Saturday | August 3, 2019 | 12:17 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: Having reached over 7,000 young people through its initiatives, non-governmental organisation, Young Women and Young Men of Purpose (YWOP/YMOP), is poised to reaching thousands more with its new scholarship offering and a...

Published:Saturday | August 3, 2019 | 12:05 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Ramble, Manchester: It started with the vision Henry Powell had to start a church in that particular area. Then it morphed into gatherings at various homes of those, now foundation members, who bought it into that vision. After finally, having an...

Published:Saturday | July 27, 2019 | 12:13 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Ramble, Manchester: “ Seek ye the Lord while He may be found, call ye upon Him while He is near: Let the wicked forsake his way and the righteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and He will have mercy upon him; and to our God...

Published:Saturday | July 27, 2019 | 12:13 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Have you ever thought about how the people of old managed life without much of what we have today? According to associate director of communication at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in Maryland, USA, Pastor Samuel Neves, we enjoy...

Published:Saturday | July 20, 2019 | 12:18 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: “We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.” – Kavita Ramdas It was...

Published:Tuesday | July 16, 2019 | 12:27 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: People’s National Party (PNP) leadership aspirant Peter Bunting did not mince words during the launch of his Rise United campaign on Sunday in Manchester as he knocked the governing Jamaica Labour Party and sought to...

Published:Monday | July 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: Thousands of representatives from across Jamaica were last night present at the Manchester High School in the parish for Central Manchester Member of Parliament (MP) Peter Bunting's launch of his...

Published:Saturday | July 13, 2019 | 12:19 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn has suggested that an independent examiner be hired to help bring closure to the weeks-long contention over documents between defence attorneys and prosecutors in the...

Published:Saturday | July 13, 2019 | 12:11 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: “The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.” – Isaiah 11:6 He is wise beyond his...

Published:Saturday | July 13, 2019 | 12:10 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: “But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness’. Therefore, I will boast all the more gladly of weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ...

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 12:20 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: Unfair and prejudicial. That was how defence attorneys labelled the ongoing haggling over documents in the multimillion-dollar Manchester Municipal Corporation (MMC) fraud trial yesterday. During the cross-examination of a...

Published:Wednesday | July 10, 2019 | 12:26 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: There was an early adjournment of the multimillion-dollar Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial yesterday, following a request by the defence counsel for more time. This postponed the cross-examination of the deputy...

Published:Tuesday | July 9, 2019 | 12:18 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: A deputy superintendent of police assigned to the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) has revealed that more than $2 million was found in the house of one of the accused as the multimillion-dollar...

Published:Saturday | July 6, 2019 | 12:09 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: Striving for excellence in education, excelling at any task set before her, being determined, and having tenacity no matter the challenge are tenets of the strong value system ingrained in Dr Lesline Davis at a young age....

Published:Saturday | June 29, 2019 | 12:10 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: “She is so ungodly.” “He has no God in him.” These are statements you will hear frequently when someone tries to describe the behaviour of a person whose actions are not considered Christ-like. And while no man has the...

Published:Saturday | June 29, 2019 | 12:09 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: It is inevitable that life throws curveballs, but how you react to what comes at you is more important than the experience. Do you succumb under the pressure or do you rise above it stronger than before? Author, women’s...

Published:Wednesday | June 26, 2019 | 12:15 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: An investigating officer from the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) yesterday revealed that a 2016 raid at the home of Sanja Elliott, one of the accused in the $400-million Manchester Municipal...

Published:Tuesday | June 25, 2019 | 12:25 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Manchester: As questions surfaced yesterday about the manner in which the probe into the multimillion-dollar fraud at the Manchester Municipal Corporation was conducted, a representative of the Integrity Commission insisted that the probe was done...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:22 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Manchester, Jamaica: Through martial arts, Shihan Conroy Harriot has changed the lives of hundreds of children with whom he has come in contact. He enforces his responsibility as a guiding force in their lives not just as teacher, but also as a...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:16 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: Prosecutors in the $400-million Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial were again warned yesterday about presenting documents that had not been admitted into evidence. When the representative of the former Office of...

Published:Friday | June 21, 2019 | 12:18 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

When the eighth witness in the $400-million Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial returned to the stand yesterday morning in the Manchester Parish Court, it emerged that sections of her testimony over the last two days were inconsistent with...

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 12:12 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: The eighth witness in the $400-million Manchester Municipal Corporation (MMC) fraud trial yesterday revealed that she encashed more than 40 cheques, some in excess of $400,000, and turned over the monies to an official at...

Published:Saturday | June 15, 2019 | 12:14 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Manchester, Jamaica: So, you grew up with your parents, completed high school, maybe even made it to college. This is basically how life pans out for most individuals, particularly young females, right? Wrong! Like too many to make mention of,...

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