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Published:Sunday | December 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

ONE OF the first things that greet you on a visit to some Government entities is a long list of rules stipulating a strict dress code to which persons entering must comply.Sleeveless blouses and shorts are examples for which...

Published:Sunday | December 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Clarendon's capital returned to the summit of the pile of communities that recorded major crimes in 2009.

Published:Sunday | December 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PAPINE, St ANDREW, is a borderline area. It is where students from the University of Technology, the University of the West Indies, Mona, Papine High, HEART/NTA and other institutions make contact - even briefly - with the residents of Tavern, Kintyre, Mona Commons, August Town and Highlight View (the renamed 'Mud Town').

Published:Sunday | December 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LITTLE MORE than two weeks before Christmas 2010, downtown Kingston is busy but orderly. The police have a strong foot patrol presence - The Sunday Gleaner sees at least four batches of officers on the beat during a quick sweep from North Parade, along Church Street, onto Harbour Street then back up to West Street - and there are also motorised patrols.

Published:Saturday | December 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MOCHO, Clarendon:RESIDENTS OF Mocho and Chapelton want the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) to immediately repair dysfunctional street lights in their communities."The lights are not working, and the ones that do work...

Published:Saturday | December 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine:The old capital is expected to get a facelift for the Yuletide season, as the St Catherine Parish Council and the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) embark on a massive clean-up drive tomorrow.

Published:Saturday | December 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine:SEVERAL PROJECTS will be undertaken throughout the 40 parish council divisions in St Catherine during the Yuletide season.Councillor for the Above Rocks division, Judith Marriott, told The Gleaner that...

Published:Saturday | December 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The St Andrew Central Police Division has launched an investigation into the seizure of more than 300 rounds of ammunition and a Bryco pistol yesterday.The find was made at Cedar Valley Road in Standpipe, St Andrew.Head of...

Published:Saturday | December 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Finance Minister Audley Shaw says the Government is now studying the various models of mobile banking available to determine the platform's viability in order to develop the appropriate policy framework in Jamaica."The Bank of Jamaica has already had...

Published:Saturday | December 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Councillor of the Westchester division in Portmore, St Catherine, Shane Dalling, says he will be spearheading a massive clean-up exercise in sections of the division following the gruesome discovery by...

Published:Saturday | December 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Una James, the mother of Jamaica-born Lee Boyd Malvo, who was convicted in December 2002 in the sniper attack which left 10 people dead in the United States, is planning to write a book.

Published:Saturday | December 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

December 1, 2005, was the beginning of a nightmare for the Newby family. Lenford and Sandra Newby found out their youngest child, two-year-old Tajay, had cancer.

Published:Saturday | December 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: Several health workers were on Tuesday recognised by the Southern Regional Health Authority for their long and dedicated service to the health sector.Chief executive officer (CEO) of the Mandeville Regional Hospital, Alwyn Miller,...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Assistant Commissioner of Police Les Green says the investigation into damning allegations made against Energy Minister James Robertson is gaining traction.Green pointed to the recent arrest of Kayon Campbell, popularly known as 'Treasure'...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine:The old capital is expected to get a facelift for the Yuletide season, as the St Catherine Parish Council and the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) embark on a massive clean-up drive tomorrow.Speaking on...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Liquor company J. Wray & Nephew yesterday said the Government should revisit the increase in tax that has been announced for alcoholic beverages, a move it says may not result in the collection of much-needed revenue...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

New transportation arrangements for public-passenger vehicles operating in downtown Kingston are to take effect come mid-January, 2011. The arrangements, which form part of the Government's redevelopment programme for downtown Kingston...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) has called for sweeping changes to electoral laws to expand its powers. In a report which was tabled Tuesday in the House of Representatives, the commission proposed that...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MALVERN, St Elizabeth: The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) records and documentation system, as well as sports records systems, at Munro College in St Elizabeth, suffered a serious blow yesterday morning after the building which housed the staffroom...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: WHILE Cuba is prepared for the significant climate change that is set to adversely impact the Caribbean, other countries in the region are said to be lagging behind in their preparation efforts....

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

More sellers and store owners will be participating in this year's massive shopping extravaganza 'Christmas in the City ...Downtown Comes Alive', which was launched yesterday as part of a plan to get more people to shop in the area over the holiday season.

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

An off-duty policeman came to the rescue of a boy, who appeared to be no more than eight years old.The child was observed being punished by his mother Wednesday afternoon on Sutton Street in downtown Kingston.

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It was a full auditorium of excited students, teachers and parents at the Mona Preparatory on Thursday morning as the school celebrated its victory in the Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz. Its team comprising captain Jason Salmon, Daniel Jennings...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Rohan Williams, a garage owner in Montego Bay, will be sentenced on January 31 for having a fake driver's licence.The decision was made by Resident Magistrate Sandra Wong-Small when Williams appeared...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Several health workers were on Tuesday recognised by the Southern Regional Health Authority for their long and dedicated service to the health sector.Chief executive officer (CEO) of the Mandeville Regional Hospital, Alwyn Miller,...

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