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Tears, anguish and overwhelming grief permeated the Meadowvale Seventh-day Adventist Church on Chancery Street, St Andrew, which hosted the thanksgiving service for murdered eight-year-old Shantae Skyers yesterday, leading the funeral director at...

Founder of Hear the Children’s Cry Betty-Ann Blaine has said that many children run away from home because of various factors such as abuse, the allure of sex and the desire to obtain things that their parents cannot...

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...

The Jamaican law-enforcement and justice systems appear incapable of clamping down on wide-scale fraud that caused domestic banks and other financial institutions to haemorrhage $750 million last year, a Sunday Gleaner investigation has unveiled....

Even as credit and debit card fraud increases in Jamaica, incidence of the crime is massively under-reported, with a banking anti-fraud expert’s educated estimate of 5,000 victims a year being almost tenfold the 551 reported to the police Fraud...

Jamaica’s commercial banks and businesses have been rocked by a swirling cheque fraud racket in which criminals rent accounts from customers and execute transactions. According to fraud prevention expert for the Jamaica Bankers’ Association, Lloyd...

Road crashes have forced the Government to spend billions of dollars on treatment annually, but attendant costs such as diagnostic services, hospital occupancy, physiotherapy and emotional trauma are taking a heavy toll on the country’s healthcare...

Cheap and underdesigned vehicles, primarily those favoured by taxi operators, are being blamed for many of the deaths from crashes on Jamaica’s roads, and traffic experts are urging the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) to implement stringent...

An assault rifle was among at least seven illegal guns taken off the streets as the police ramped up their enforcement efforts across several divisions on the weekend. At the same time, several persons were arrested in connection with the illegal...

Western Bureau: The Trelawny Fire Brigade has confirmed that at least 25 businesses, including supermarkets and haberdasheries, are operating in the town of Falmouth in breach of the International Fire Code as it relates to having clear exits in...
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