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Six alleged gangsters, three of whom are St James' most wanted men, were killed in a blazing gun battle with a police-military patrol in the quiet Goodwill community, which is located on the St James-Trelawny border, shortly after 9:30 p.m. on...

Listed as the pastor on the programme for Sunday morning service at the Covenant Moravian Church in St Andrew yesterday was Jermaine Gibson, the resigned vice-president of the Moravian Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. But Gibson was not in church and throughout the two-hour service, his name was mentioned only once.

Women and children will, for the first time, be the focus of the 37th National Leadership Prayer Breakfast, which takes place at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in St Andrew on Thursday, according to the Reverend Dr Stevenson Samuels, chair of the...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said it is confident that Jamaica remains committed to an agreed debt-reduction strategy despite last week's admission by local officials that the public debt has increased by two percentage points to 122...

There was tension at the St Thomas Municipal Corporation last Thursday following the swearing-in of the five People's National Party (PNP) councillors who had boycotted the ceremony in December.The councillors raised concerns when mayor of Morant...

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ), through the Legal Aid Council (LAC), on Friday officially launched its Mobile Justice Unit geared towards representation of vulnerable persons in marginalised inner-city and deep-rural communities.The mobile unit begins...

As more sordid allegations related to sexual misconduct in the Moravian Church in Jamaica and Grand Cayman come to light, The Sunday Gleaner has seen allegations from a woman who claims she was abused by two ministers of the church.The woman has...

The Moravian Church in Jamaica and Grand Cayman has appointed the Reverend Phyllis Smith-Seymour to act as its president, days after the resignation of the Reverend Dr Paul Gardner and the Reverend Jermaine Gibson, who were president and vice-...

"Me must kill Paul*," declared the tall dark-skinned man in a tone with no more emotion than the one he used to order a 'special' (one drink of white rum mixed with the energy drink Boom) a few minutes earlier."Do George*! No get youself in a no...

Residents of Rocky Point, an informal fishing village on the Clarendon seaside, are begging to be rescued as gangsters continue to hold them hostage in their communities. It is not clear what started the rivalry, which residents claimed has been...
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