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Published:Sunday | September 20, 2020 | 6:36 AMAlbert Ferguson - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: When Homer Edward Davis, the former mayor of Montego Bay, took the oath of office as a member of parliament (MP) for St James Southern at King’s House last Monday, he became the first local government politician from the parish to...

Published:Sunday | September 6, 2020 | 12:11 AMAlbert Ferguson - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: In the wake of a massive electoral wipeout for the People’s National Party (PNP) last Thursday in western Jamaica, where the party failed to secure a single seat in the county of Cornwall, two former parliamentarians are calling for...

Published:Sunday | August 30, 2020 | 12:58 AMAlbert Ferguson - Sunday Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: As the race for Gordon House enters the final stretch, the camps of the two main political parties in Westmoreland Central are oozing with confidence. Campaigners for both People’s National Party (PNP) incumbent Dwayne Vaz and the...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:38 AMAlbert Ferguson - Sunday Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Former president of the Jamaica Baptist Union (JBU), the Reverend Dr George Simpson, died yesterday at the age of 76. Simpson, who served as pastor of the Mount Carey Baptist Church for more than three decades, was shot and stabbed...

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:30 AMAlbert Ferguson - Sunday Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The Jamaica Progressive Party (JPP) has shelved plans to contest the September 3 general election, citing several challenges, including being barred by several commercial banks from opening an account. In a press release, JPP...

Published:Sunday | May 3, 2020 | 12:17 AMAlbert Ferguson - Sunday Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: With schools across the island closed to combat the spread of coronavirus, studying at home has become the norm for many students at all levels of the education system. The situation has triggered a call for a public education...

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