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Five weeks after a controversial $9-million donation from Petrojam hit the bank account of the Sydenham Citizens’ Association, nearly all the cash was removed in nine withdrawals of $900,000 each, a Gleaner investigation has revealed. The donation...

Western Bureau: Residents and members of the business community in St James are questioning the commitment of the authorities in preventing the outbreak of fires at the Retirement dump in the parish despite years of promises. Sections of St James...

Police and road-safety experts are hoping that the new Road Traffic Act will drive fear into deviant motorists, whipping them into line by making traffic tickets a greater deterrent to dangerous driving practices. With the police issuing more than...

The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) is $90 million short of the funds it needs to conduct a sustained and effective campaign to raise awareness about traffic crashes and influence driver behaviour to stem the carnage on Jamaica’s streets. With...

As banks jockey for position to put cash and credit in the hands of more Jamaicans, there is a warning from financial experts to university graduates that there is a serious risk of falling into a debt trap, especially if they are being manipulated...

A Trelawny woman and her five-year-old grandson were chopped to death by her own son in Martha Brae on Saturday night. He was later shot and killed after allegedly attacking members of a police party who had gone to the location to carry out...

Emotions ran wild yesterday at the funeral of slain eight-year-old Shantae ‘Birdie’ Skyers as five mourners fainted, while Member of Parliament for St Andrew West Rural Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn broke down as she delivered her tribute and had to be...

The second highest decision-making body of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), the Central Executive, yesterday unanimously supported a motion to refer People’s National Party Youth Organisation (PNPYO) President Krystal Tomlinson to the political...

The Reverend Al Miller, pastor of the Fellowship Tabernacle church in St Andrew, yesterday used his sermon to appeal to the Universal Service Fund (USF) to gift churches across Jamaica Internet connectivity. If this is done, said Miller, youth...

WESTERN BUREAU: Errol Greene, regional director of the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA), is now awaiting a policy to be crafted by the Ministry of Health and Wellness and the Ministry of Local Government to address the issue of social...
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