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Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The flourishing drugs-for-guns trade between Jamaica and Haiti appears to have taken a lull in the aftermath of Haiti's catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake on January 12.

Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With seven days to the start of the Atlantic hurricane season, the Adventist aid agencies are taking no chances.

Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The armed forces yesterday strongly repelled the relentless firepower of gunmen, allegedly from Fletcher's Land, who launched an assault on the Central Police Station in Jamaica's capital, Kingston.A Gleaner news team was pinned down for more than 40...

Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

National Security Minister Dwight Nelson yesterday led a chorus of voices condemning the fatal shooting of two policemen and numerous other attacks on the security forces.

Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Embattled Tivoli Gardens strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke has not instructed his legal team to strike a deal with the United States, Don Foote, one of the lawyers representing Coke, said yesterday.

Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE MINISTRY of Health has appealed that members of the public donate blood as part of a life-saving mission during the state of limited emergency.

Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A family from Mark Lane in Fletcher's Land, west Kingston, has called for a thorough investigation into the fatal shooting of one of its breadwinners.

Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

All basic, infant, primary and high schools in Kingston proper will be closed today until further notice, the Ministry of Education said last night.

Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: The Granville All-Age School and Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, St James, got some well-needed Labour Day facelifts thanks to volunteers' efforts on Monday.

Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BEIJING (AP):For Jordan Romero, the 13-year-old American who became the youngest climber to summit Mount Everest, it all began with the desire to dream big.

Published:Monday | May 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The intersection of Spanish Town Road and Collie Smith Drive provided the perfect pavilion for scores of persons who wanted to watch the developments in west Kingston from a safe distance yesterday.

Published:Monday | May 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Much of downtown Kingston, the nation's capital city, was locked airtight for most of the day yesterday, denying motorists access to the island's central business district.

Published:Monday | May 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The police yesterday released their profile of Christopher 'Dudus' Coke, who is wanted in the United States to answer to drug and gun charges.

Published:Monday | May 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Prime Minister Bruce Golding has condemned the "calculated assault on the authority of the state" and vowed that the security forces will use deadly force in a limited state of public emergency...

Published:Monday | May 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Violence rocked sections of the Corporate Area all day yesterday, as armed men brazenly took on the security forces in a sustained attack on police stations in anticipation of the apprehension of...

Published:Monday | May 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

On the day my son turned one, I received an email from www.babycenter.com saying that he was now a toddler.

Published:Monday | May 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Q I am trying to set up rules in my family now that I realise that I have been a weak parent.

Published:Monday | May 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A couple (literally) Saturdays ago I attended the final day of the Swizzle Primary Champs.

Published:Monday | May 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Despite data pointing to a significant absence of fathers in many Jamaican families, many men are seeking to become more responsible and are crying out for guidance in improving their role in their children's...

Published:Monday | May 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Four men were killed in a Spanish Town district yesterday as the wave of murder and mayhem sweeping Jamaica's former capital continued.Those killed have been identified as Kemar Brown, Carlos Williams, Ricardo Powell and Stafford Dawkins, all of Angels...

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The uncertainty staring at the capital has forced local authorities into heightened security measures at the Kingston Public and Victoria Jubilee hospitals

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Rose Hall Development Limited's chairman, Michele Rollins, displaced two of her Republican counterparts to win her party's nomination for Delaware's only seat in the United States House of Representatives yesterday.

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MINERAL HEIGHTS, Clarendon, is in a position that makes it both attract-ive and vulnerable.

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FORMER POLICE Commissioner Rear Admiral Hardley Lewin is claiming that the Government's failure to act on, or even respond to, his proposals to...

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Despite the cliched familiarity of the saying, 'green with envy', my guess is that you have never met anyone who actually turned green.But the chances are great that you have met many envious people at work and elsewhere.

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