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Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 10:22 AM

Fifty-four-year-old Lincoln Graham, a security guard of Braeton in St Catherine, was shot and killed by an unknown assailant at a shopping centre in Greater Portmore in the parish on Thursday. The Portmore Police report that about 2:10 p.m. Graham...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 10:12 AM

The Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) wants a system to be put in place to red flag delinquent firearm holders who attempt to leave the island. The FLA says it has begun discussions with the Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency on the...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 9:59 AM

More than 1,200 workers employed to Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited, the largest terminal at Port Bustamante, are now off the job putting a halt to the movement of cargo during one of the busiest periods at the port. A short while ago, Barry...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:13 AM

The following is a contribution from Alvin Wint, Emeritus Professor of International Business at the University of the West Indies, on Jamaica's more than two-decade effort to attain macro-economic stability.As numerous commentators have pointed out...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:12 AMP.J. Patterson

P.J Patterson, ON, OCC, PC, QC, was Jamaica's sixth and longest-serving prime minister from 1992 to 2006. His book, 'My Political Journey: Jamaica's Sixth Prime Minister', published by the University of the West Indies Press, will...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With sights set on expanding its reach, National Commercial Bank Jamaica (NCB) Limited, through its mobile money solution, Quisk, has partnered with one of Jamaica's largest tertiary educational institutions, the University of the Commonwealth...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The 13th staging of the Council of Voluntary Social Services (CVSS) Day of Care saw over 800 of Jamaica's poor and needy citizens benefiting from care packages, clothing, medical assessment and edutainment on various health...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) Group recently hosted a promotional expo where 30 of its employees had the opportunity to showcase their personal entrepreneurial ventures, ranging from retail to pastry-making and other professional services....

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:It would appear that, as a result of a lack of coordination, the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) and the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) are paying separate groups of workers to clean the same drains, much to the...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jacqueline Cameron, project manager of the Water Project at the JN Foundation, has urged small-business entrepreneurs to practise better water conservation to save money and play their part in guaranteeing water security for future generations....

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMVanessa James/Gleaner Writer

Renee Moodie is a talented Jamaican fashion designer who plans one day to make her name in the industry.The 22-year-old Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) student is studying fashion design and also sews in her spare time...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

I know that these are strange days. Never have I seen such grotesque images. Never have I experienced such poverty and the extreme riches of a few. Never have such cruelties and wickedness been enacted - man against his brother. Never have there...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LASCO Nutrify introduced the ultimate burnout round at the inaugural Push Magazine's Mask Off obstacle course recently at Shortwood Teachers' College.A strong contingent gathered at 7 a.m. to conquer the clock and the competition by completing 20...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 4:43 PM

Andrew Bisson was lying on his back when he received the last two of four gunshots, a forensic pathologist revealed as he testified this afternoon during the trial of the three cops accused of his murder in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston.
 

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 4:07 PM

The Court of Appeal has given permission for biochemistry PhD student Suzette Curtello to continue her legal battle against the Board of Graduate Studies and Research at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, which is insisting...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 2:23 PM

The National Works Agency (NWA) is urging motorists to use Olivier Road or other alternative routes at this time as a Jamaica Public Service (JPS) light pole with live wires has fallen across a section of Constant Spring Road in St Andrew. This has...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 2:09 PM

None of the four bullets recovered in relation to the 2011 murder of Andrew Bisson has been definitively linked to any of the guns used by the three murder-accused policemen.

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 11:03 AM

State Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Pearnel Charles Jr. is reaffirming the government's committed to securing the safety of all Jamaicans, including returning residents. Charles Jr. said he and portfolio minister...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 10:31 AM

A 13-year-old boy is now in police custody after allegedly killing his mother in Bethel Town, Westmoreland last night She is 44-year-old Petrenia Grace McDonald.  She was stabbed multiple times and her throat slashed. The incident occurred...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 9:25 AM

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday demanded Canada release a Huawei Technologies executive who was arrested in a case that adds to technology tensions with Washington and threatens to complicate trade talks. Huawei’s chief financial...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 9:06 AM

Customers of the National Commercial Bank’s (NCB) Hagley Park Road branch, located at Three Miles, will be able to continue to access the bank using new routes as bridge construction works on the Hagley Park Road...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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