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Published:Saturday | July 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Member of Parliament (MP) for the North East St Ann constituency, Shahine Robinson, is to pay $2.3 million in legal costs to Manley Bowen following her legal battle to be reinstated when she was ousted from Parliament in May.Supreme Court Judge Courtney...

Published:Saturday | July 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Prime Minister Bruce Golding yesterday handed over a cheque valued at more than $3 million to members of the Flankers Community Committee in Montego Bay, St James.The money, which represents a grant being made by...

Published:Friday | July 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

TAXPAYERS have already spent $4.5 million to bury civilians killed in combat in Tivoli Gardens, west Kingston, in May. Kingston Mayor Desmond McKenzie said families have received assistance in the final rites on 44 corpses. More than 70 persons...

Published:Friday | July 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: At least two people fainted and several flights suffered delays as inbound and outbound passengers wilted in long immigration lines at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James, yesterday...

Published:Friday | July 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The call out for members of the Jamaica National Reserve has been extended until August 18.
According to a release from the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) yesterday, the move is to facilitate continued support of the police-military operations in sections of the island.

Published:Friday | July 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FACED WITH a massive carnal abuse problem, the St Thomas police are raiding adult entertainment spots in the parish and removing underage patrons.The police have also been busy...

Published:Friday | July 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The US$15,000 paid to Manatt, Phelps & Phillips on March 19 was from the account of Harold Brady & Company, The Gleaner has confirmed.The money was wire-transferred from a local commercial bank to the Comerica Bank-California and credited...

Published:Friday | July 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A mysterious air of secrecy seems to have shrouded the findings of the newly established integrity commission which assessed five contenders who are set...

Published:Friday | July 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE COUNTRY will know shortly whether the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service can afford the hefty US$10 million budget that tourism officials requested to rebrand Jamaica in the wake of the massive fallout...

Published:Friday | July 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Facing a fresh barrage of criticisms over its relationship with the United States law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, the Government yesterday sought to distance itself from the cinder which sparked the latest...

Published:Friday | July 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PRIME MINISTER Bruce Golding wants to take another shot at using prisoners to clean and maintain the May Pen Cemetery."We are going to have to revisit that whole programme," Golding said yesterday, in reference...

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

TOUCHED BY the struggles of the young patients at the Bustamante Hospital for Children in St Andrew, muralist Jane Barnes has transformed what was once a dull grey wall at the entrance to the facility into an explosion of colour designed to lift their spirits...

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Scotiabank Jamaica and Food For The Poor officially handed over the newly built Alexandria Hope Basic School to the community of New Ground, Clarendon, last week.The school was constructed on April 16 by Scotia Volunteers and Food For The Poor...

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There is more concern emerging about the constitutionality of three of the six anti-crime bills recently approved by both houses of Parliament.Public Defender Earl Witter has added his voice to human-rights groups...

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE ST THOMAS police say the holding of circuit court in Kingston has been placing tremendous strain on its resources.Superintendent Mervin McNab told The Gleaner yesterday that men and vehicles, which would have otherwise been carrying out patrols...

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company Ltd (JUTC) is seeking to assure the public that, while the level of tinting on some of its newer buses is darker than on others, all the tints are in keeping with the international ISO standard 35-38 per cent...

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The police, as well as the heads of the umbrella private sector organisations, have expressed surprise at extortion claims being made by some members of the downtown business...

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Hottest topics on the cocktail circuit - Just desserts...

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE MANATT, Phelps & Phillips saga has been brought back to life with news surfacing yesterday, by way of United States publication AM Law Daily, that the law firm was paid an additional US$15,000 by local...

Published:Wednesday | July 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A COURT in the United States (US) has rejected a request from reggae superstar Buju Banton to be tried separately from his two co-accused.

Published:Wednesday | July 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's coffee sector got a major boost yesterday with the signing of a historic agreement which Dr Christopher Tufton, minister of agriculture and fisheries, is hailing as a significant step forward for the industry.The country is to send 7,000...

Published:Wednesday | July 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Local customs officials have decided that charges are to be brought against the operators of fishing vessel Abbey, which was detained more than two months ago.Customs officials yesterday confirmed that a decision was made...

Published:Wednesday | July 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Tivoli Gardens residents are rushing to take up the offer from the Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd (JPS) to regularise their electricity supply.For years, hundreds of residents of Tivoli have failed to pay for the service. But with the recent moves ...

Published:Wednesday | July 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A SWEET $11-billion boost is in the offing for the local sugar industry, which could see local farmers receiving Chinese support as they seek to maximise their output.Agriculture Minister Dr Christopher Tufton told Parliament yesterday that Cabinet...

Published:Wednesday | July 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

EXECUTIVES FROM the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) yesterday admitted that the agency accumulated interest payments to taxpayers amounting to more than $170 million, a revelation that triggered a sharp rebuke...

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