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Stories by Danae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

Published:Wednesday | February 12, 2020 | 12:24 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

The flamboyant lawyer for discarded Education Minister Ruel Reid and embattled president of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), Professor Fritz Pinnock, has been criticised for using delay tactics in his push for a judicial review. Financial...

Published:Wednesday | February 12, 2020 | 12:20 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

Despite gender activists calling for females to withhold sexual favours in a bid to curtail violence against women in Jamaica, some men have reported that such a protest might have the opposite effect. Trinidad and Tobago writer and gender...

Published:Friday | February 7, 2020 | 12:28 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

Anniesha Ramsay, the woman charged with stealing baby Nyyear Frank, has denied being involved in snatching the child, claiming she adopted the then five-week-old on a payment plan with a total due of $500,000. Nyyear was snatched while he and his...

Published:Thursday | February 6, 2020 | 12:17 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

Two British nationals are set to be deported from Jamaica back to their homeland after overstaying in the island for more than 20 years. The brothers, Akim Bonnie, 26, and Jason Bonnie, 24, were picked up in a zones of special operations sweep in...

Published:Wednesday | February 5, 2020 | 12:24 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

Queen’s Counsel Patrick Foster yesterday urged the Court of Appeal to uphold the ruling against Hope Pastures residents’ claim that the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) was obligated to maintain an underground electricity network that has...

Published:Tuesday | February 4, 2020 | 12:33 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

Chief Justice Bryan Sykes’ ruling in favour of the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) against Hope Pastures residents was yesterday criticised as ill-informed by Lord Anthony Gifford in a Court of Appeal hearing over a years-long row over...

Published:Monday | February 3, 2020 | 12:21 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

Residents of James Town in Kencot, St Andrew, whose homes were destroyed in a massive blaze on Friday afternoon, lamented that they might have saved some of their belongings had old abandoned cars blocking the pathway not hindered firefighters....

Published:Saturday | February 1, 2020 | 12:19 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

Mystery surrounds the death of 11-year-old Mark Leslie, whose body was found yesterday along a stream in Temple Hall, St Andrew. Investigating officers reported that while no bruises were found on the child’s body to suggest trauma, his body...

Published:Saturday | February 1, 2020 | 12:16 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

Twenty-one-year-old Horace Herbies kicked excitement into the St William Grant Park in downtown yesterday as he juggled, flipped and did stunts with his football at the launch of the 16th staging of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group’s Cross...

Published:Friday | January 31, 2020 | 12:13 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

While appreciating the RJRGLEANER Honour Awards special award for voluntary service she collected on behalf of the August Town community yesterday, Joan Campbell said she wished the circumstances were different. August Town was being recognised...

Published:Friday | January 24, 2020 | 12:42 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

Questions were yesterday raised about two items the prosecution wished to admit into evidence which were, according to a defence attorney, not labelled or sealed. Yesterday, a witness who identified himself as a superintendent in the Westmoreland...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2020 | 7:48 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

Defence attorney Russell Stewart yesterday questioned the Crown witness’ motives for testifying against the accused King Valley Gang members, suggesting that his only reason for coming forward was because he was offered immunity by the prosecution...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:34 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

In an effort to motivate fellow amputees, the Jamaica Amputees Football Association (JAFA) is looking to create a team to compete internationally, as it believes that this will provide a better showcase for its players. Following in the footsteps...

Published:Wednesday | April 3, 2019 | 12:27 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

Junior Education Minister Alando Terrelonge says the ministry will soon have in place a values and attitudes policy to address indiscipline in schools. This comes in light of a number of videos showing Calabar High School students chanting...

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