Sun | Oct 13, 2019

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Jamelia Leslie, the 28-year-old quality control inspector imprisoned for last year’s murders of two children and their mother in Mavis Bank, rural St Andrew, has made an impassioned plea for forgiveness, noting her incarceration has so far been one...
Michael Tucker

When 25 students from one local educational institution were asked to do a random drug test two weeks ago, administrators were a bit surprised to learn that only three were found to not have ganja in their system. Guidance counsellor at the St John...

The mostly female staff at the two Catholic schools the Government transformed into time-out facilities last year have credited the success of the programme to the fact that they have a more structured environment and smaller classrooms. The Alpha...

Taxpayers have forked out at least $25.9 million since October last year to carry out repairs on 98 buses operated by the cash-strapped Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) due to vandalism. Of the 98 buses, 18 sustained damage to the windshield,...

As the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) strolls towards its divestment goal, Chairman Dennis Chung has revealed that the country could be losing out on billions of dollars in potential investment. In fact, speaking at a Gleaner...

Western Bureau: Lloyd Parchment, the co-chairman of the Anti-Fraud Committee of the Jamaica Bankers Association, says fraudulent activities have emerged as an area of major concern in the island in recent years. “A lot of persons might not realise...

WESTERN BUREAU: Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips says poor and outdated colonial values and attitudes are hindering Jamaica’s efforts to achieve economic growth and prosperity. According to Phillips, the cultural experience of the plantation...

Manchester: The defence counsel strongly opposed the disclosure and submission of a CR-12 document on Thursday in the multimillion-dollar Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial, citing that the documents were served late and unacceptably and...

Two arrested on gun, ammo charges One man was arrested on reasonable suspicion of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition in Berrydale, Manchester, on Thursday. Reports from the Porus police are that about 5:45 p.m., lawmen were conducting...

Discarded Education Minister Ruel Reid is alleged to have sent WhatsApp messages to Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) President Professor Fritz Pinnock instructing him, among other things, to hire his wife, Sharen Reid. Reid’s wife, 49, is...
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