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Stories by Ashley Anguin/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2021 | 12:08 AMAshley Anguin/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: As the nation continues its relentless drive to halt the spread of the deadly coronavirus, the St James Health Department and the St James Municipal Corporation jointly staged a vaccination project for mentally ill and homeless...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2021 | 12:05 AMAshley Anguin/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: “We believe as youths, we were born to make a difference.” Those are the words that the Foster Triplets made actionable last Friday when they donated an infant incubator and a bilirubinometer, valued at $1.5 million, to the...

Published:Tuesday | August 31, 2021 | 12:06 AMAshley Anguin/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: As the debate continues to rage as to whether or not unvaccinated students should be barred from face-to-face classes when the new school year starts, students in western Jamaica are expressing mixed views on what is emerging as a...

Published:Wednesday | July 28, 2021 | 12:06 AMAshley Anguin/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: IT WAS against a backdrop of elegance, charm, and humour at the Day-O-Plantation in Montego Bay on Saturday evening, that 33-year-old air traffic controller Amber-Gail Grandison created history by becoming the youngest president in...

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2021 | 5:50 AMAshley Anguin/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Petting and rearing giant rabbits is a pleasurable exercise for brothers Stevon and Damien Nembhard of Stevens Run in Nain, St Elizabeth, who are determined to create a viable business out of what, to them, is more than a hobby....

Published:Monday | June 7, 2021 | 12:06 AMAshley Anguin/Gleaner Writer

Seven students at the Bogue Hill Primary and Infant School were grateful after receiving tablets from Bishop Conrad Pitkin, custos of St James. During the ceremony, Pitkin, who initiated this drive, said that education is very important for our...

Published:Thursday | June 3, 2021 | 12:11 AMAshley Anguin/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Jermaine ‘Crabby’ Morris has vowed to claw his way back to establishing an even more successful enterprise after thieves raided his crab pen on Tuesday night, making off with the vast majority of his male crabs. Despite being...

Published:Tuesday | June 1, 2021 | 12:12 AMAshley Anguin/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: After a lifelong love and having started taking crab farming professionally six years ago, Jermaine Morris is dreaming of growing his business to a level where he can ultimately tap into the export market. Morris told The Gleaner...

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2021 | 12:06 AMAshley Anguin/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has denied allegations made by a then lactating woman private that she was subjected to inhumane treatment in a military jail before being discharged on medical grounds after bouts of depression....

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2020 | 12:55 PMAshley Anguin/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: While many businesses are now counting their losses as a result of the debilitating impact of COVID-19, the Montego Bay-based Bioprist Group is busily extending a hand of kindness in helping to cushion the impact on the most...

Published:Tuesday | April 28, 2020 | 12:08 AMAshley Anguin/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: With a slew of new artistes, including the phenomenal ‘6ixes’, bursting on to the local entertainment scene in recent years, 2020 was expected to provide a ‘clear vision’ that western Jamaica is the new epicentre for musical talent...

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