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Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Former senator, Emil George, has again been catapulted into the political glare by Prime Minister Bruce Golding. George, well known for his long association with the Jamaica Labour Party, has been appointed chairman of a three-man commission of enquiry to examine the issues...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There were 33 murders within the eight-day period which ended on Monday, according to police statistics obtained by The Gleaner. The statistics and releases from the Constabulary Communication Network, the information arm of the police force...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: The 15-year-old girl at the centre of the carnal-abuse case against renowned televangelist Paul Lewis has made damning statements in an official deposition that has brought into question the credibility...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Lord William Morris of Handsworth will be stepping down next month as chancellor for the University of Technology (UTech). Morris, who was officially installed as chancellor in July 2000, will grace the university...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WATCHING him pack the coal kiln, you realise it's very hard work, but just how he knows where and how to place the different pieces of wood is puzzling. Talking to him, you realise that it is a technical process, requiring much know-how...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The policeman who is charged with the murder of 14-year-old schoolgirl Jhaneel Goulbourne, who accused him of sexually molesting her, was not brought to court yesterday. The court was informed that the prisoner truck broke...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica will next week join an impressive list of countries where former United States President William 'Bill' Clinton will present one of his inspirational public lectures.
Already, there are indications that Jamaicans are anticipating the moment ...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Outgoing Opposition Leader Mia Mottley yesterday said she would remain committed to the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) but accused it of engaging in a kangaroo court to ensure her removal from the post she has held since 2008."...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Several education stake-holders are calling for illegal vending activities to be stamped out at schools, saying they open avenues for students to become involved in criminal activities....

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Cops still clearing out downtown - The police said yesterday they were able to remove 28 tonnes of debris and vending paraphernalia off the streets as the operation...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Q. I am from a low-income family and my father is the sole breadwinner. My mother recently fell ill during the summer and my younger brothers and I have been taking care of her.

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Port-au-Prince, Haiti: HAITI HAS come a far way since January. When I left here in the immediate aftermath of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake, the stench of death and desperation stood out like a man.

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Building on their commitment to fight breast cancer, American Airlines staff here joined their international counterparts last Friday, raising not only awareness, but funds for breast cancer research in...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NATION BUILDERS in a multiplicity of disciplines were conferred with national honours yesterday during a ceremony coloured with the usual pomp and pageantry at King's House. Advertising magnate Arnold Foote led a group of five giants in their respective fields...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Adventists in eastern Jamaica, which covers Kingston and St Andrew and St Thomas, climaxed their annual 'Week of Generosity' with a 'Day of Kindness' and the feeding of approximately 5,000 people last Saturday. The week's initiative, which was organised...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"Hard work paid off" was the refrain that brought the curtains down on the parish finals of The Gleaner's Children's Own Spelling Bee 2010-11 competition. The words were repeatedly uttered by St Andrew champion Hanif Brown...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Scores of Jamaicans from all walks of life came out to show respect to the six men and one woman dubbed official heroes at a ceremony to honour them yesterday. Inadequate seating wasn't enough to turn patrons away as some persons stood throughout...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

IT PROVIDED a Christian community for Chinese migrants who found themselves living in the capital of Jamaica. On Sunday at the Swallowfield Chapel, surrounded by significantly tamed streets in the peaceful Swallowfield community, the congregation...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Citing bureaucratic roadblocks and a lack of organisational support from the Jamaican Government, a company contracted to source employment in Canada for licensed practical nurses (LPNs) here in Jamaica has vowed to cut all ties with the island in six months....

Published:Monday | October 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Oxford 'blackout' - LONDON (CMC):Two weeks after Jamaica's 2010 Rhodes Scholar, Alecia Johns, jetted off to Oxford University to read for a master's degree...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NOT SO long ago, Scheed Cole resigned what used to be his day job as an art teacher. These days, he can be found in the daytime at 85 West Road, Arnett Gardens, designing and building one-off advertising and marketing props.

Published:Monday | October 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Bloodshot eyes and heart-wrenching wails from convulsing relatives set the tone yesterday as they remembered a mother and her four children who died when their home was washed into the Sandy Gully late last month....

Published:Monday | October 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The unauthorised driver of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) bus that plunged over a precipice in St Ann Friday night is expected to be charged with vehicular manslaughter, police investigators told The Gleaner...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FOUR goats stood trembling outside the Porus abattoir in the brilliant sunshine, nervously awaiting their fate only minutes away in one of three slaughterhouses on the compound. As the Gleaner team makes its way towards the largest building...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BEIJING, China: FROM THE construction of superhighways, to sporting arenas, railways and ports, China's economic tentacles are firmly rooted in the Caribbean. It is a planned move by the Chinese authorities to build political...

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