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Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Public relations specialist and executive chairman of the FLOW Foundation, Errol Keith 'EK' Miller, was yesterday sent off in a spirited thanksgiving service that recounted the life of a loving father, a friend and a "gift to Jamaica".Slow to anger...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 4:56 PM

A second person has died from injuries sustained in yesterday’s deadly home invasion in Mountain Valley, St Elizabeth. He has been identified as Brian Tomlinson, 21, a tattoo artist of Hayes, Clarendon. Tomlinson reportedly succumbed to his...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 4:13 PM

A man was killed this afternoon in Portmore, St Catherine after he reportedly fell from his motorcycle and was run over by a car. His identity has not yet been ascertained. The Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) of the Jamaica...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 3:11 PM

The United States (US) Senate has voted along party lines to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. The final count was 50 to 48. “The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh as an Associate Judge of the Supreme Court has been confirmed,”...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 2:21 PM

After weeks of controversy, the United States (US) Senate is set for a final vote on the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Senators are scheduled to begin the voting session at about 2:30 local time. It is widely expected that...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:39 PM

President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Commercial Bank (NCB) Financial Group, Patrick Hylton is this year’s recipient of the American Chamber of Commerce in Jamaica (AMCHAM) President’s Award. The announcement was made in...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 11:36 AM

A team from the Ministry of Labour and Social Security is to investigate complaints by Jamaican workers employed to China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Limited about poor working conditions. The disclosure was made in a statement released by...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 10:48 AM

The C B Facey Foundation, the charitable arm of PanJam Investment Limited, has announced that the application process for its grants will close next Friday. The application process has been opened for three months through the foundation’s...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 9:41 AM

Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang yesterday sought to clarify public comments he made likening the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) to “glorified security guards.” The explanation reportedly came during a meeting between...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 9:32 AM

A white police officer who killed a black teenager in the city of Chicago in the United States now faces a maximum of 15 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of second-degree murder yesterday. Jason Van Dyke was also found guilty on...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville:Last week, we introduced you to some of the interesting system of beliefs surrounding the Rastafarian faith.This week, we get an even deeper understanding of how things are done - and should be done - as it concerns food, drink, polygamy...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester"No man, it won't hurt them at all," said one woman as she placed a piece of chicken leg on the lips of her four-month old baby at her home in rural Manchester.This scenario is common among mothers who feel that it is...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMShanna kaye Monteith/ Gleaner Writer

It was the realisation that nowadays men are not necessarily standing firm in the posts they were called to fill that led gospel minister, Johnoy 'God Artiste' Davis to seek God about hosting a forum that would serve to motivate them.Dubbing the...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Recently a young woman was found with her throat slashed and her body stuffed into an igloo. It was later discovered that the culprit was a Seventh-day Adventist deacon who had previously served time in prison for the heinous murder of his wife....

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

The Reverend Dwayne Fuller is an ordained minister and founder of The Vision Center Church of all Nations, which has three campuses. He is pastor at the Hope Road (Half-Way Tree) campus, located at 21 Hope Road, Kingston. In 2012, he was publicly...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last week, we stated that Satan works doubly hard to control our minds with negative thoughts. But by accepting the truth of God's word, we can walk in victory, with our minds free from negative thoughts of suicide, condemnation, and not being good...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:The Trelawny Municipal Corporation (TMC) is eyeing a substantial increase in revenue for the 2019-2020 financial year, aiming to collect approximately J$697 million.This figure is $326 million more than the amount collected for 2017-...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith/ Gleaner Writer

MORANT BAY, St Thomas:Steadfast on the journey to debunk the negative stereotypes associated with St Thomas, at least one youth has decided to utilise his time and resources to bring some much-needed attention to his parish.Twenty-four-year-old...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dr Asburn Pinnock, president of The Mico University College, has advised students who are struggling to pay their college tuition to consider accessing an education loan as an investment in their future.He was addressing students at a recent...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 11:03 PM

The Government is to abolish a range of import and export fees payable to the TradeBoard Limited and other suchentities, in order to increase Jamaica's chances of global competitiveness.Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Audley...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 7:01 PM

Death threats have reportedly been issued against the president of the Jamaica Association of Certified Embalmers and Funeral Directors, Calvin Lyn and vice-president Patrick Williams. In a statement Friday, an association spokesperson...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 2:45 PM

Opposition Senator K D Knight has described as wrong and ridiculous comments made by National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang likening the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) to a "glorified security guard system." Chang, who was...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 2:30 PM

Petroleum marketing company Texaco this morning launched its liquid petroleum gas (LPG) product called, Autogas, which will see a significant slash in the cost of fuel for motorists who convert their vehicles, according to CEO of GB Energy Texaco Jamaica, Mauricio Pulido.

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 1:38 PM

Government Senator Kamina Johnson-Smith today revealed that in a recent report, Kingston came in at number 16 on a list of the 50 most violent cities last year. She did not name the report.

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 10:20 AM

Minister of Finance and the Public Service Dr Nigel Clarke has underscored that the policy objective of the Government is to broaden the ownership base of the economy. “With the decline in incidence of poverty, the increased employment rate,...

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