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Hours after detectives from the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse charged former president of the Moravian Church in Jamaica and Grand Cayman, the Rev. Dr Paul Gardner, and former vice president, the Rev. Jermaine...

Opposition spokesman on National Security Peter Bunting has accused the Andrew Holness administration of a lack of focus on crime, evidenced, he said, by the country's murder rate heading in a scary direction in just under a month into the new year...

Being recognised by The Gleaner through its annual Honour Awards carries a lot of weight. Representatives of four category winners - the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) for science and technology; the Calabash International Literary Festival...

From Panama to Jamaica to the United Kingdom, the fearless and inspiring journey of Linda Pilliner (nee Crosbie) ended in England last year and closed a chapter on the oldest...

One-time national security minister Peter Phillips is making a strong appeal for the urgent restructuring of informal and practically inaccessible communities across Jamaica.He stresses that the existing situation hinders the police's access to...

Civil unrests - particularly the Sam Sharpe-led Christmas Rebellion in 1831, participated in by runaway slaves - created an urgent need for a law force that could help bring about public order.As noted by the first Lasco Top Cop of 2002, Deputy...

President of the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union Kavan Gayle is urging Jamaicans to back the Government's efforts to reform the public sector despite the fears that massive job losses could follow."We need a public sector that is efficient and...

The General Consumption Tax (GCT) Regulations, enabling several entities to file a single tax return, were approved by the Senate on Friday.This followed endorsement of the Regulations Committee's report regarding the GCT (Amendment) (No. 2)...

The Public Sector Transformation Oversight Committee (PSTOC), appointed by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has warned that it will not sanction any change that is not in the best interest of the country.Following its latest meeting last Wednesday,...

Waking up in a hospital bed one month after she was mowed down by a police car, and having no idea how she ended up there, seemed like a bad dream for 82-year-old Cecille Grey.That was six years ago, and since then the deaf senior citizen says her...
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