Wed | May 27, 2015

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Jamaica's largest cable provider, Flow, plans to make full use of the three-month extension given yesterday to cable operators by the Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica (BCJ) to cease the illegal transmission of cable channels or regularise their...

Professor Anthony Clayton, Alcan professor of the Institute of Sustainable Development, is warning that his recommendations in the Strategic Review of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) contain no quick fixes for the nation's crime woes.Clayton...

A high-ranking member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has revealed that as members of the security forces took up positions in a section of the Coronation Market moments before their incursion into the west Kingston community of Tivoli...

Gleaner readers took to social media yesterday to give their opinion on Garnett Waite's Letter of the Day on Tuesday, in which he suggested that local police teams visit every household within their precincts. Here's what they had to say on Facebook...

A St Andrew woman who was sent crashing to the floor of a Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) bus that was negotiating a corner has been awarded just over $3 million in damages for her injuries.Janet Stewart-Earle suffered injuries to her hip,...

An attendance report obtained from the Ministry of Education through an Access to Information (ATI) request points to the fact that a significant number of schools have failed to meet the targets for attendance set out in the National Education...

RESIDENTS in the volatile central Kingston community of Southside had a very good reason to celebrate yesterday.The celebrations began as they joined with employees of the ICD Group of companies to rehabilitate the sole recreational facility in...

Organisations and individuals across St Thomas turned out in full force to participate in the National Labour Day project at the Rudolph Elder Park in Morant Bay.The main project included the installation of a playground in the park, with swings, a...

In 2012, the National Commission on Reparations, chaired by Professor Verene Shepherd, of The University of the West Indies, was reconvened by Minister of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna.A report was submitted to Hanna in November 2013.The essence of...

Residents of communities and corporate entities came out in full force yesterday to carry out Labour Day projects across the island.With Labour Day being celebrated under the theme 'Labour of Love: Nurturing our Children', most...
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