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Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

More than 500 children from downtown Kingston and its environs are expected to benefit from the Lay Magistrates' Association of Jamaica - Kingston Chapter and the Central Police Division's 'Back to school health and legal fair' scheduled for...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMDurant Pate

Jamaica has been rededicated to God by a group of church bodies following a four-week Jericho-type march by Men Advancing the Nation (MAN) Ting initiative headed by the Independent Churches of Jamaica and other church groups.MAN Ting saw upwards of...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) last Friday announced the list of finalists in the contest that it holds each year to encourage excellence in journalism and the defence of freedom of expression in the Americas.Marcel Granier, chairman of...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SEATTLE, Washington (AP):For the past five and a half weeks, Jose Robles has been confined to Gethsemane Lutheran Church in downtown Seattle, where he sought sanctuary in late June to avoid deportation to his native Mexico.It's there that he awaits...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 6:52 PM

LONDON (AP) — The family of Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul says the Nobel Literature laureate has died. He was 85. A statement released by the family today said the novelist died at his London home. According to his wife Nadira...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 6:15 PM

Television Jamaica has rejected criticisms from former Minister of National Security Robert Montague over a story it published on Thursday. Below is the full statement issued by TVJ this afternoon: Television Jamaica notes the statement made by...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 5:24 PM

Jennifer Messado, the prominent real estate attorney accused of defrauding millions of dollars from several persons, has applied to the Supreme Court to have her name removed from the list of lawyers authorised to practise in Jamaica.

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 4:17 PM

Police and firefighters are now at the scene of a two-vehicle crash that occurred along the main road in Spur Tree Hill, Manchester a short time ago. There are unconfirmed reports that one person has died. There are reports, too, that the crash has...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 2:53 PM

No road deaths have been recorded in St Thomas and the Kingston Central area since the start of the year. That’s according to the latest figures released by the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport. The St Thomas police recorded five...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 1:53 PM

The People’s National Party (PNP) is set to introduce well-known attorney Oswest Senior-Smith as its candidate for St Catherine north east in the next General Elections. Senior-Smith will be introduced by PNP President Dr Peter Phillips...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 11:52 AM

The American man who is now serving a nine-year prison term in the United States (US) for molesting a six-year-old girl at a resort in western Jamaica was first given a six-month sentence by a Parish Judge in Montego Bay for the same offence,...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 10:02 AM

More assistance could be on the way for the ten adults and seven children who were left homeless after a fire destroyed their homes in the west Kingston community of Denham Town last week. The Rotary Club of Downtown has announced plans to lead...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 9:18 AM

A United States (US) federal judge has ordered that a mother and her daughter be flown back into the country after learning they were deported midway their lawsuit. The two reportedly told American authorities that they fled their native El...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:15 AMShanna kaye Monteith/ Gleaner Writer

"But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost ... shall teach you all things ..." - John 14:26It was through a valley of trials that Colleen Cohen was led to unlock the gift of authoring a book, an accomplishment that she admitted has always been one...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:15 AM

There is a school of thought that says regular practise produces perfection, but when one who is a firm believer in God, who is always winning, it might be fair to ask, "Is it perfection, or divine intervention"?This was the frank question Family...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:14 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston

With every step you take Every move you make And every vow you  smile you fake Every claim you stake I'll be watching you.- Every Move You Make, The Police Your partner goes through your phone and searches your contact list. If it includes a...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:13 AM

Today, we continue to look at freedom. Last week, we learnt that when people sin, they grant permission to Satan to influence and hold them captive to life-controlling habits. That sin is rebellion against God and worship of Satan. The primary keys...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

One of the best events of the summer - TrainFit Club's Summer Excursion Hike and Treasure Hunt - hits the road early tomorrow morning as the fitness team takes enthusiasts on an adventurous nature trek of Mount James in St Andrew.The food and drink-...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Chief Education Officer in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Dr Grace McLean, said the ministry has commenced work with the Book Industry Association of Jamaica (BIAJ) as part of preparations for the Primary Exit Profile (PEP)...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks has called on Jamaicans at home and overseas to use the occasion of the country's Independence to reflect on the many blessings for which the nation should be thankful.The ambassador, in a message...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

On July 9, 1918, in cool Adam's Valley, located in the Don Figueroa Mountains of Manchester, Henritta Walker gave birth to Willoughby George Smith, the son of George Smith, who sired 13 other children.Willoughby got married to Gladys Matilda Cowan...

Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 11:16 PMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester Last week we introduced you to Tracy Ann Logan, the woman who seemingly lost a lot after going blind, but is looking forward to making the lives of those with disabilities, particularly the blind, better.It was no easy task for...

Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 4:20 PM

Emancipation Park in St Andrew is to be equipped with free internet access come December. The connectivity is courtesy of the Universal Service Fund (USF) under its Connect JA Free Public Wi-Fi project. Under the project, seven free public Wi-Fi...

Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 1:49 PM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has ordered the suspension of the practice by ministries, departments, and agencies to prohibit persons wearing sleeveless attire from entering government buildings. In a statement this afternoon, Holness said Cabinet...

Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 12:40 PM

The police are seeking to determine the motive for last night's gun attack on businessman Arnie Francis and his wife at their home on Buttercup Drive in Mona, St Andrew. Fifty-year-old Francis, who was the Manager at Alliance Investment...

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