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It's been four days since masked gunmen aimed their guns at a group of men in the Fleet Street area of central Kingston last Thursday night, killing 11-year-old Taysha Hughes in their rampage.Her death has ignited an outpouring of sentiments in...

Moved to action by last week's horrific murder of 11-year-old Taysha 'Angel' Hughes, Fleet Street residents in Kingston staged a peace march yesterday in hope of spurring critical action on the path of the authorities in cauterising an ongoing turf...

We continue to look back at some of the highlights capturing the political career of Portia Simpson Miller, Jamaica's first female prime minister. The clock signalling her final minutes in the nation's Parliament at Gordon House is ticking, ticking...

Though in agreement with the move by the University of the West Indies (UWI) to remove the controversial bust of National Hero Marcus Garvey, retired Professor Rupert Lewis has declared that replacing the 'likeness' should not be the focus of at...

Deplorable conditions at last year's staging of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show created such a stink among Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) staffers that RADA has served notice that unless there is a significant...

In an attempt to expand volunteerism across the Caribbean, more than 20 volunteers from Trinidad and Tobago and Suriname are to complement the efforts of their local counterparts over a four-day period that will focus on unattached youths.Now in its...

A ruling by the nation's highest court that overstaying in Jamaica is not among the list of offences for which an individual can be deported has triggered concerns that parish court judges have, for years, been overstepping their authority.The...

Assistant Commissioners of Police Selvin Haye and Wray Palmer have been promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police. Haye currently works at the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency, while Palmer is attached to the...

The controversial bust of National Hero Marcus Garvey at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus, was heavily guarded by security personnel yesterday as protesters unhappy with the look of the sculpture took to nearby Papine to make public...

In the lead-up to Portia Simpson Miller's last day in Parliament, The Gleaner looks back at some of the stand-out moments of a political career that spanned several decades. See more tomorrow.     From early in her political...
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