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Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 5:04 PM

Police investigators are at this hour interviewing prominent attorney Patrick Bailey in connection with the stabbing death of a man whose body was found inside his upper St Andrew home 20 months ago, law  enforcement sources have revealed.

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 4:48 PM

Registered farmers affected by the recent heavy rains which caused flooding in sections of the country are to receive assistance from the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA). The estimated value of the losses arising from the heavy...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 4:47 PM

Everald Warmington, the state minister with responsibility for works in the Office of the Prime Minister has accused the RJRGLEANER Communications Group of wanting to topple Prime Minister Andrew Holness, and bring down the Government he leads.

 

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 4:29 PM

Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid has denounced the stabbing of two teens, one fatally, in Bog Walk, St. Catherine yesterday afternoon. Reid says the ministry sent a trauma team to their high school, Bog Walk High School, on Monday afternoon and...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 4:22 PM

Erica Virtue, Senior Gleaner Writer Kedesha Campbell, the former personal assistant to Prime Minister Andrew Holness, who now heads the Programme Management Unit of the Constituency Development Fund in the Office of the Prime Minister has...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 3:41 PM

Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie says the island’s municipal corporations need to be more vigilant in revenue collection, noting that a lot of money has been allowed to fall by the wayside. McKenzie, who...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 1:30 PM

After months of negotiations, which were contentious at times, Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) and the Government will tomorrow May 16, 2018 sign a new wage agreement. A signing ceremony is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. at the Ministry of...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:38 PM

The Child Protection and Family Services Agency has revealed that it has so far raised over $20 million towards the restoration of Walker’s Place of Safety which was destroyed by fire in January. Public Relations and Communications Manager...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:20 PM

Patients of the Linstead Hospital in St. Catherine requiring physiotherapy treatment no longer need to travel to the Spanish Town Hospital to access the service. There has been a limited introduction of the service, being delivered by a...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 10:24 AM

The Opposition People's National Party (PNP) says it is totally sickened by the gruesome discovery of missing bodies of neonates at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) and the subsequent finding of the missing dead babies among stray dogs in...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 10:00 AM

The Child Protection and Family Services Agency says it is taking measures to strengthen fire prevention and safety at children’s homes and places of safety. The agency's Public Relations and Communications Manager Rochelle Dixon...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 9:46 AM

The Counter Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch (C-TOC Branch) has charged four men for breaches of the Trademark and Copyright Acts. The police say between Saturday, May 12 and Monday, May 14, a team of investigators carried out...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju/ Gleaner Writer

The rich, attractive look of its Jamaica Harvest brand of agro-processed foods - sauces, seasonings, preserves and condiments made especially for Things Jamaican - is design- specific, Janine Taylor, manager for the marketing services unit at the...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

Pointing to his 20-year longevity in the art industry, Lennox Coke said a critical element for any artist to survive and experience economic growth is to have excellent marketing skills.In an interview with The Gleaner, the renowned artist indicated...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sonya Dunstan describes herself as being creative with a passion for ceramics as well as art and craft. Because of this creativity, she planned to pursue a career in that field; however, her parents were not supportive of the idea."They did not like...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

If you pay attention to cosmetics and wellness shelves in your favourite store, you may notice that castor oil has become one of the most popular natural resources used in products for the hair and skin. Long known for its health benefits in Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Good day MrsWalker-Huntington:I find your weekly advice to be very informative and helpful. I am writing to get some advice on a US citizen child filing a petition for his parent.My son automatically received his US citizenship through his father...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Business Developing Corporation (JBDC) is well aware of the inherent difficulties of the value-chain system, requiring as it does the same high level of input from each contributor along every step of the chain.Though cognisant of the...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mr Bassie:In one of your previous columns, you wrote about the Windrush cases. How will the British Home Office assist those persons when they now apply for jobs over there?- G.S.Dear G.S.:The British Home Office has stated that it will assist...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMDr Tony Vendryes

Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world after water and has been used by man for millennia. Modern medical research continues to highlight the special health benefits of a specific tea - green tea, a drink made from the leaves of the tea...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Ms Powell:I have been seeing a Canadian woman for the past three years and we are planning to get married. However, because of the current laws in Jamaica, we can't get married in Jamaica. My partner sent me an invitation letter so that I could...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican students sitting Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) subjects will soon be required to take some aspects of their examinations online.This forms part of the CXC Learning Hub, which was launched during a press conference at The Jamaica...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 5:11 PM

The cash-strapped National Water Commission (NWC) has turned to the public for much-needed capital. The NWA has advised that it has established a $15 billion local bond facility, arranged by National Commercial Bank Capital Markets Limited. “...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 4:48 PM

The Government says post-Cabinet press briefings will resume shortly, noting that the format is under review and that the outcome will be communicated to the media and the public. Last week, the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) complained that...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 2:52 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday that Melania Trump was hospitalised after undergoing a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. The first lady's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, said the procedure was successful and...

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