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Published:Thursday | October 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MAYOR OF May Pen Milton Brown yesterday said he would not dictate to the police how they should carry out their duties in removing illegal vendors from the streets of the Clarendon capital."Except that the process should...

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

An Antigua-born academic says it is critical for the University of the West Indies (UWI) to graduate more PhDs to teach students at degree-granting colleges that are emerging throughout the Caribbean. Professor Paget Henry...

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

St Michael, Barbados:Popular dancehall entertainer Bounty Killer, who has recently been dragged before the courts after multiple altercations with female companions, is among a number of Caribbean artistes who have pledged...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Police statistics show that 78 persons were killed last month, the lowest for any one month period in the last eight years.The Police High Command said the last time murders fell below 80 for any one month period was in July 2002,...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Chapleton, Clarendon: Prime Minister Bruce Golding on Sunday urged Labourities to take back the party in their hands and protect the gains they have made in bringing forth unity.The prime minister made his statement after hinting at possible disunity...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Member of Parliament for Eastern Hanover D.K. Duncan is making an urgent appeal for Government to pay special attention to the situation in the communities of Chigwel...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Clarendon, Kingston, St Catherine and St Andrew, the buzz is on!After hitting the road last week, completing most of the 14parish competitions, The Gleaner's Children's Own Spelling Bee 2010-11 parish finals will wrap up...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: British Airways announced Monday that it will partner with the bio-energy group Solena to establish Europe's first sustainable jet-fuel plant.Addressing delegates at the Caribbean Tourism...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Following last week's hammering rains and strong winds associated with Tropical Storm Nicole, residents in the Somerset community in St Thomas are in a much-improved position than previous rainy seasons....

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

AFTER BARRING members of the public from its deliberations for nearly two and a half years, the parliamentary committee reviewing expenditure on projects under the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) yesterday took...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE GOVERNMENT has yielded to calls for a commission of enquiry into the handling of the extradition request for ousted Tivoli Gardens strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke. Prime Minister Bruce Golding, in a 48-second statement to Parliament yesterday...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A $100-million road-patching programme is set to start today to complement a massive $16.9-billion infrastructure rehabilitation project, Transport and Works Minister Mike Henry told a Gleaner Editors' Forum...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WHILE THE attorney at the centre of the Manatt, Phelps & Phillips saga is reserving comment on the proposed commission of enquiry announced yesterday by Prime Minister Bruce Golding, other interest groups are welcoming the decision.

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The National Works Agency (NWA) has admitted that the Sandy Gully tragedy, which claimed the lives of six persons two weeks ago, might have been avoided if it had the money to repair obvious defects in the structure."We carry out routine inspections ...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Forty-eight males, all claiming Honduran nationality, have been caught fishing without permission in Jamaican waters. The men were detained by the Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard between Sunday afternoon and midday Monday after they were caught along...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

ON THE narrow roadway leading uphill into Broadleaf district in Manchester, not far from Porus, five persons are seen feverishly repairing a huge crater located in front of the driveway...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

International recording artiste Chaka Demus - one half of the most successful deejay-singer recording duo in reggae history, Chaka Demus and Pliers - is recovering in hospital after a major life-saving surgical operation....

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Government has tabled a bill in the House of Representatives which aims to amend the Constitution to allow for the imposition of term limits on the office of the prime minister.The bill, tabled yesterday...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Wynter's Pen, St Catherine:The New Horizon Skills Training Centre, an arm of the New Horizon Christian Outreach Ministries, has, since 2007, been quietly preparing some of the country's most challenged youths to position...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Business Council on HIV/AIDS (JaBCHA) last Friday announced Earl Moore as its new council manager. Moore, a former president of Guardian Life Insurance Company...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Residents of St James and Hanover have criticised former and present administrations for failing to properly outfit the security forces with appropriate equipment to aid in search-and-rescue operations.The complaints swirled yesterday...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Golding denies green card claims - Prime Minister Bruce Golding has rubbished claims made by a United States-based media entity that he currently holds a green card visa...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PORT ANTONIO, Portland: WHEN LOCAL fisherman Fitzroy Linton was sentenced to seven months for illegal entry in a Haitian court in 2007, little did he know that he would spend the next three years incarcerated in a cell with 64 other inmates...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FOR 18 YEARS, Leopard Maye has been producing wet sugar from a small boiling house in Summerfield, Clarendon, under conditions not far removed from those that existed during the days of slavery.

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NORTH EAST St Elizabeth Member of Parliament Kern Spencer could walk out of court a free man in the coming days, and so, too, could his co-accused and companion, Coleen Wright.

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