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Published:Friday | November 20, 2020 | 12:06 AMChristopher Thomas /Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Pastor Glen Samuels, the president of the West Jamaica Conference (WJC) of Seventh-day Adventists in Montego Bay, is concerned that his organisation’s mentorship and skills training programmes will suffer if he continues to house...

Published:Monday | August 17, 2020 | 12:05 AMChristopher Thomas /Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Patrick Williams, the chief executive officer of Montego Bay-based radio station More 91.7 FM, has established himself as the western city’s chief local radio broadcaster after 31 years of experience in media and communication,...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2020 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas /Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) 63 candidates for the upcoming general election will each be expected to have a protocol officer in place to maintain COVID-19 prevention rules during their campaigning activities leading up to election day...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2020 | 4:35 AMChristopher Thomas /Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Owen Spied, the outspoken president of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), wants parents who fail to play a role in the personal and educational growth of their children to be held accountable, to the point of being sanctioned...

Published:Sunday | May 5, 2019 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas /Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Michael Stewart, the deputy opposition spokesman on education, is calling for the appointment of a full-time minister to head the Ministry of Education, which has not had a dedicated minister since the sacking of Ruel Reid...

Published:Sunday | May 5, 2019 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas /Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) has strongly condemned the recent murders of students Shantae Skyers and Tricia Morris and lecturer Samuel Martin, and is calling on Jamaica to provide greater advocacy against crime and violence...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas /Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says that the ongoing restoration work at the problem-plagued Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, St James, is set to intensify, with plans afoot to replace the 10-storey building's inner...

Published:Monday | December 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas /Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:The Fresh Bread Ministries International worship centre was filled with music, laughter, and fond memories as relatives, friends, and members of the RJRGLEANER family came together on Sunday for the thanksgiving service for Sandra...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas /Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:The case against Constables Kenroy Hines and Damane Campbell, the two policemen charged with murder in relation to the 2013 shooting deaths of three family members in Shrewsbury, Westmoreland, has been re-scheduled for March 8.Hines...

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