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Published:Monday | February 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Struck by the suffering caused by the earthquake which destroyed Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, one month ago, students at the Immaculate Conception High School and St George's College raised $500,000 which has been donated to the relief effort...

Published:Monday | February 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Minister of National Security Dwight Nelson is furious that the court has granted bail to three of four members of a group of suspected kidnappers accused of abducting a prominent St Ann businessman. A clearly furious Nelson told The Gleaner yesterday that he has discussed...

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

EVERY FACE tells a story.

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica (NDTC) will commemorate the life of its founder and late artistic director, Professor Rex Nettleford, with an evening of movement, music and tribute at the Little Theatre on Tom Redcam Avenue in Kingston on...

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Staffina landed in the Freeport lock-up, Montego Bay, a little over a week ago.

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

AN ALARMING number of juvenile offenders being held in adult lock-ups for indefinite periods has prompted a full-scale investigation by the Office of the Children's Advocate (OCA) into the infringement of their basic...

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Public Defender Earl Witter says his office, by law, must investigate any matter relating to the incarceration of children.Blaming the plight of jailed youngsters on the failure of parents and Government,...

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Prime Minister Bruce Golding has good enough reasons to support the Cybercrimes Bill after a recent incident left him holding thousands of US dollars in credit-card debt.

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

GLADSTONE AND Emma Hutchinson's life story has not been exactly a case of boy...

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP):A bus has plunged into the ocean in the Dominican Republic, killing at least 11 people.Civil Defence Director Luis Luna Paulino says the bus tumbled off the Las Americas highway that links Santo Domingo with the...

Published:Saturday | February 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE COMMISSION of enquiry into the collapse of the financial sector in the 1990s suffered a major setback yesterday when the Supreme Court granted an injunction, stopping the enquiry.

Published:Saturday | February 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Gleaner-powered Champs 100 High School Tour got off to a vibrant start yesterday afternoon at the Calabar High School in St Andrew, as hundreds of students, along with their teachers, packed inside the school's chapel to celebrate the legacy of Champs.

Published:Saturday | February 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE SENATE yesterday passed regulations which paved the way for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to enter into plea-bargaining arrangements with persons who are before the courts on criminal charges.

Published:Saturday | February 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Judith Pusey, the senior resident magistrate for the Corporate Area, has said she would announce on February 25 whether to allow secret recordings made by star prosecution witness Rodney Chin to be admitted as evidence in the corruption trial of Kern Spencer.

Published:Saturday | February 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Acting Commissioner of Police Owen Ellington has rallied his members to begin the renewal of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). In his personal column, 'From the Pen of the Acting Commis-sioner', published in the weekly Force Orders yesterday, Ellington urged police personnel to be vigilant in the fight against corruption in the organisation.

Published:Saturday | February 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Minutes before 5 p.m. last Monday, 19-year-old cancer patient Gary Buchanan was granted his last wish - to meet Prime Minister Bruce Golding - while he sat on his hospital bed. Sadly, close to 1 a.m. yesterday, the teen took his last breath on the very same hospital bed on which he lost the fight with the disease.

Published:Saturday | February 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The police are investigating an incident of friendly fire, which resulted in two members of the Organised Crime Investigation Division (OCID) being shot and injured yesterday.

Published:Saturday | February 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Association of Finsac'd Entrepreneurs has described the decision of the Supreme Court to suspend the Financial Sector Adjustment Company (FINSAC) commission of enquiry as a setback.

Published:Friday | February 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Ministry of National Security yesterday told Prime Minister Bruce Golding that it had received legal advice to prevent persons from entering the Horizon Remand Centre as it was considered a crime scene. Gleaner sources say prison officials were advised...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: The Ramble Police Station in Hanover has been placed under the microscope of the Anti-Corruption Branch, which is probing reports that the station was the nerve centre of a major motor-vehicle racket in the parish...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It appears that a Manchester resident will be smiling all the way to the bank when he or she comes forward to claim the record $240-million Lotto jackpot. Of course, the winner could also be someone who was just casually passing through the parish....

Published:Friday | February 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Defence lawyers yesterday challenged star witness Rodney Chin's claims about who made the potentially damaging recordings of conversations among Chin, former Junior Minister Kern Spencer and the mother of Spencer's child,...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Government has agreed to ensure that Caribbean Airlines is designated the exclusive national carrier of Jamaica under the air services agreements between itself and other states. This was stated in the non-binding letter of intent signed on January 22 by the Government...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Already dwindling remittance inflows from the Cayman Islands might take another hit from a recently implemented tax package there. The Cayman Islands' decision to tax remittance flows from the island will make it more expensive...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Telecommunications provider LIME won a legal battle in the Supreme Court yesterday when the court ordered its competitor Digicel to restore all of LIME's international call circuits to full capacity. The court's ruling is in relation to an ongoing...

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