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Published:Tuesday | December 29, 2015 | 12:25 PMBarbara Gayle And Jerome Reynolds, Gleaner Writers

Supreme Court judge Bryan Sykes has set aside the order granted to PhD student Suzette Curtello who was given leave to go to the Judicial Review Court to challenge the decision of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, in...

Published:Tuesday | December 8, 2015 | 12:52 PMKarlene Brown, Jovan Johnson, Gleaner Writers

'He wanted to serve his country', was the cry from relatives of Eric Morris, 16, a student of the Norman Manley High School in Kingston, who was stabbed to death late Sunday by another teen in their Grants Pen, St Andrew community. The...

Published:Sunday | November 1, 2015 | 9:12 PMLivern Barrett and Cecelia Campbell-Livington, Gleaner Writers

Former Health Minister Rudyard Spencer has appealed to mothers not to forget the deaths of 19 babies as a result of a bacterial infection outbreak at two of Jamaica's public hospitals. "It could have been your son, it could have been your...

Published:Friday | October 9, 2015 | 6:48 AMJanet Silvera & Claudia Gardner, Gleaner Writers

Six people are now dead and four others injured in the community of March Town, Hanover, after they were shot and their home set on fire last night. The victims were all members of one family. The incident happened on Campbellton Road. Those...

Published:Tuesday | June 30, 2015 | 3:29 PMLivern Barrett, Gleaner Writers, Gleaner Writer

A senior member of the Jamaican military today surmised that the May 2010 police-military operations in the west Kingston community of Tivoli Gardens would have been "very messy" if women and children were used by gunmen as human shield....

Published:Monday | June 22, 2015 | 5:30 PMBarbara Gayle & Jovan Johnson, Gleaner Writers

St Elizabeth councillor, Daren Powell, says steps are being taken to clear his multi-million dollar debt arising from the purchase of a supermarket in 2012.  Last week, the Supreme Court granted an interim order freezing his assets until the...

Published:Friday | June 19, 2015 | 5:37 PMBarbara Gayle and Jovan Johnson, Gleaner Writers

Senior prosecutor, Lisa Palmer Hamilton, says the State will be pushing for the court to order the businessman today convicted for human trafficking to compensate the victims.  She says the Crown will file its application in court next...

Published:Wednesday | April 22, 2015 | 11:35 AMBarbara Gayle and Jovan Johnson, Gleaner Writers

A 16-year-old boy who has been in State custody over suspicions that he tried to join Islamic militants in the Middle East has been released into the care of his father. A magistrate in the St Mary Family Court ordered the release of the boy this...

Published:Tuesday | March 31, 2015 | 5:29 PMBarbara Gayle / Jerome Reynolds, Gleaner Writers

The mother of student-athlete Raheem Robinson is demanding that telecommunications company Digicel stop its unauthorised use of his image to promote its brand and issue an immediate apology. Tracy-Ann Campbell Walcott, who is being represented by...

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