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Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 1:09 PMLivern Barrett

Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has announced plans to increase the $4,000 fee charged for marriage licences, which are issued largely to foreigners, suggesting that it makes Jamaica look like a “banana republic.”  However...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:56 PM

Detectives assigned to the St James Police Division are probing the circumstances surrounding death of an unidentified male whose body was found on Park Avenue in Montego Bay on Wednesday, October 10 It is dark complexion, was clad in a blue shirt...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:51 PM

Norman Tomlinson was sentenced to seven years imprisonment for the killing of former journalist Peter Abrahams. Tomlinson, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter on July 24, was sentenced on September 26, 2018. On Wednesday, January 18, 2017, Abrahams...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 11:26 AM

The case against the three cops who are facing multiple charges in relation to the 2014 death of Mario Deane has been pushed back to January 11, 2019, for additional case management between the prosecution and defence attorneys....

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 11:05 AMMark Titus

The Government has signed a deal with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) for the construction of the long-awaited Montego Bay bypass, with work expected to get underway by the 2019-2020 financial year. Karl Samuda, Minister without portfolio...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 10:46 AMMark Titus

Isratech Jamaica Limited officially opened its multi-million dollar Cornwall headquarters and its first retail outlet at Reading in Montego Bay on Wednesday. Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, in his...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 10:28 AM

The People’s National Party (PNP) is calling for the authorities to move to clean up the Firearms Licensing Authority (FLA). Chief Executive Officer of the FLA Shane Dalling told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday that procedures were...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 10:13 AM

The Government will be providing examination subsidies for secondary level students sitting exit examinations in 2019 in the following subject areas Mathematics, English Language, a Science subject, Information Technology or EDPM and a Marketable...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 10:07 AM

The trial of brothers O’Neil and O’Brian Walters, who allegedly participated in a daring daylight murder at a St James gas station in 2016, is expected to start its third day in the St James Circuit Court on Thursday morning with a prosecution witness being treated as hostile.

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Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

Delroy Williams, Kingston's mayor, said it is imperative that there is a frequent review of persons who apply chlorine to water systems across the island.Williams' comments came against the background of reported contamination at the Constant Spring...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue/Senior Gleaner Writer

With just about 10 weeks to go before Christmas, a flurry of activities has come before Parliament's Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Committee as members of parliament (MPs) sent 49 projects for approval before the holidays.At Tuesday's sitting...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke/Gleaner Writer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has said that his administration recognises a need for greater development of Jamaica's human capital while hinting that the nation could be part of a new Human Capital Index to be launched by the World Bank.Holness was...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) has partnered with the Dutch research firm Deltares to strengthen coastal resilience in the Caribbean region.The Deltares-MGI partnership is expected to add to the economic investment potential of the...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Rose Bennett-Cooper, chair of the Rent Assessment Board, says the long-awaited amendments to the Rent Restriction Act should be finalised within the next year."I was hoping that the amendments would be in place by December, but we're working on it....

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMPetre Williams-Raynor /Contributing Editor

THE approval of the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) last Saturday,is deemed a victory for small-island developing states."This is what we...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JAMAICA ENERGY Partners (JEP) will this month continue in its efforts to help protect Jamaica's natural resources by embarking on a project that focuses primarily on the preservation of marine life.On Friday, October 19, JEP, in association with the...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE JAMAICA Environment Trust (JET) is to host a national stakeholder meeting under the project 'Advancing the Protection of Jamaica's Cockpit Country' in Kingston on October 25. This is as it follows the legalisation of the boundary for the island'...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 11:10 PM

DELTA, British Columbia (AP):Mat Beren and his friends used to drive by the vast greenhouses of southern British Columbia and joke about how much weed they could grow there.Years later, it's no joke. The tomato and pepper plants that once filled...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 11:08 PM

USE ONE GRAPHICCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner WriterThen He said to me,Prophesy to the breath,Prophesy, son of man, and say to it,Come from the four winds of breath and breatheChris Tomlin...

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