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Stories by Gareth Davis/Gleaner Writer

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis/Gleaner Writer

ENFIELD, St Mary:For more than 20 years, residents in Enfield, St Mary, have been without consistent electrical power, a situation that has exposed them to criminal elements, especially at nights. However, thanks to a partnership agreement, that is about to...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis/Gleaner Writer

Port Antonio, Portland:WITH A capacity crowd cheering her on in Portland Eastern, Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) standard-bearer Ann-Marie Vaz urged female supporters to strive for leadership roles in the society.Vaz's comments came Sunday night during...

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis/Gleaner Writer

Investigators from the Port Antonio fire station are conducting a probe into the cause of an explosion of a 40-ft container in the farming community of Kensington in east Portland yesterday. At least three houses, a church, and two vehicles suffered...

Published:Tuesday | May 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis/Gleaner Writer

Valerie Neita-Robertson, the newly installed People's National Party (PNP) standard-bearer in West Portland, has said that she is on a mission to smash the Vaz (pun intended) in creating well-needed changes in West Portland.Neita Robertson is...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis/Gleaner Writer

Major rehabilitation of Lynch Park, the premier playground in Portland, which has fallen into a state of disrepair, is to begin next week Monday at a cost of $45 million.The pronouncement was made by Daryl Vaz, government minister and member of...

Published:Tuesday | March 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis/Gleaner Writer

Lorraine Grant, a heart-broken mother, is struggling to come to grips with the untimely passing of her 20-year-old son, Kerone Dixon, whose life was snuffed out last Thursday afternoon at a bus park in Port Antonio.According to the police, about 6 p...

Published:Friday | February 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis/Gleaner Writer

PORT ANTONIO, Portland:After several months of deliberation, councillors assigned to the Portland Municipal Corporation are now benefiting from a new initiative dubbed 'Round Robin', where they will each receive a substantial amount of money to...

Published:Saturday | February 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis/Gleaner Writer

The years of living in squalor, coupled with enduring conditions way below the poverty line, could soon be over in a few months for retired and disabled ex-cop Lorenzo McLeggon, who is on the verge of owning his own home at Hart Hill in Portland....

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