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Church members demonstrating against MoBay Pride at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre, St James, yesterday.

WESTERN BUREAU: A gay-rights group will head to court today to challenge a ruling by the Court of Appeal granting a stay to the interim order allowing them to host a controversial debate on same-sex marriage at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre in...
Forstmayr

WESTERN BUREAU: Gay-rights campaigners should be allowed to use the Montego Bay Cultural Centre says Josef Forstmayr, a popular western Jamaica hotelier and chairman of the group that has oversight of the St James civic building. Forstmayr’s stance...
Hugh Johnson (left), president of the Small Business Association of Jamaica, shows peppers grown on his farm at Bernard Lodge, St Catherine, to Prime Minister Andrew Holness during a tour of the property yesterday.

The proposed Bernard Lodge township hailed by the Holness administration as a model of mixed-use development will have 76 per cent more lands designated for farming, a senior government minister revealed yesterday. The St Catherine town, slated for...

Four children who were removed from a vessel transporting what is believed to be illegal migrants are now in state care, pending further investigations by local authorities. The Gleaner understands that the boat, which is believed to have been...

Western Bureau: Montego Bay Mayor Homer Davis will be challenging Monday’s Supreme Court ruling that granted the gay-rights group Montego Bay Pride an interim order that allows them to rent the Montego Bay Cultural Centre for an upcoming event....

The bloodletting continues in Clarendon despite a state of emergency blanketing the mid-island parish since September 5 as the Government seeks to peg back a runaway homicide rate. Early yesterday morning, criminals snuffed out the life of 51-year-...

Mandeville, Manchester: A witness whose name appears on several cheques reportedly drawn on the account of the Manchester Parish Council reappeared in court yesterday to continue giving testimony in the multimillion-dollar fraud trial. The witness...

Recognising the importance of modernising the agriculture sector to reap greater yields, the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) says technology is a major part of its thrust to enhance its extension service delivery to Jamaican farmers...

Former Prime Minister PJ Patterson was rushed to hospital late Monday evening after a reported motor vehicle accident at his upper St Andrew home.The extent of his injuries, if any, could not be immediately ascertained.However, in a statement, one...

Students at Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) have welcomed news of a reduction in tuition fees across all faculties mere hours after the arrest of the president of the institution, Professor Fritz Pinnock, along with four other persons, in a...
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