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Longstanding suggestions that the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), which is believed to be ill-equipped and outdated to deal with current realities, be disbanded and reconstituted have been dismissed as a "utopian dream" by National Security...

Acting Commissioner of Police Clifford Blake has said that the Jamaica Constabulary Force was in the process of creating an anti-crime plan but that such an initiative would not work if the country's social ills are not addressed."We are currently...

Several students and a teacher of the Mona High School in St Andrew were yesterday rushed to the University Hospital of the West Indies following an explosion, reportedly from an experiment that had gone terribly wrong.The Gleaner understands that...

As The Gleaner recognises Peter Espeut's 25 years as columnist with this publication, today, we continue a special series of articles from the natural resource manager and rural development scientist.Where does our drinking water come from? Why? The...

Office administration, English literature, principles of accounts, information technology, and social studies were some of the subjects that recorded the highest level of absenteeism for the January sitting of the Caribbean Secondary Examination...

The attorney for the St Ann couple, who, along with their three adult sons, were sentenced yesterday to a total of 110 years in prison for stoning, then chopping a mentally-ill man to death, has taken issue with the punishment. “The sentences...

Jamaica has risen 15 places in the latest Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released yesterday by Transparency International, but the gains could easily be eroded if delays in the full appointment of a chief justice are prolonged.That was the...

The leadership of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has voted almost unanimously to call off the annual police sports day amid soaring murder figures.The JCF confirmed yesterday that the annual police national sports day was raised during the...

As The Gleaner recognises Peter Espeut's 25 years as columnist with this publication, today, we continue a special series of articles from the natural resource manager and rural development scientist.We Jamaicans are house-proud. Even the meanest...

Fearless, feisty, with a commitment to truth and an intellectual rigour to match were some of the descriptions of Roman Catholic Deacon Peter Espeut yesterday as a small group of close friends broke bread to mark his 25th year of writing for The...
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