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Stories by Carl Gilchrist /Gleaner Writer

Published:Monday | July 19, 2021 | 12:06 AMCarl Gilchrist /Gleaner Writer

Justice Minister Delroy Chuck is pushing to have the police prosecute dog owners whose pets have bitten members of the public, and has tasked acting Senior Superintendent Dwight Powell, commandant for St Ann, with the responsibility. In June,...

Published:Monday | June 21, 2021 | 12:06 AMCarl Gilchrist /Gleaner Writer

People’s National Party (PNP) Councillor for the Beecher Town division in South East St Ann (SESA), Ian Bell, who resigned from the constituency executive over a week ago, has sought to reassure his supporters about his future with the party. In a...

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2021 | 12:03 AMCarl Gilchrist /Gleaner Writer

A 33-year-old woman who has been living on the streets of Ocho Rios for the past two years after fleeing an abusive relationship is desperate for help to overcome substance abuse and to turn over a new leaf. Simone...

Published:Monday | March 29, 2021 | 12:15 AMCarl Gilchrist /Gleaner Writer

Vendors at the under-repair Brown’s Town Market wary that the three consecutive weekend lockdowns not be effective in slowing the transmission of COVID-19. Several have expressed fears that the purpose of the lockdowns will be undermined by...

Published:Monday | December 7, 2020 | 12:09 AMCarl Gilchrist /Gleaner Writer

Despite the threat of a major educational crisis at the primary level because of the setback caused by COVID-19 pandemic, Education Minister Fayval Williams remains confident that students will bounce back in reasonable time and begin to perform...

Published:Friday | October 30, 2020 | 12:15 AMCarl Gilchrist /Gleaner Writer

The old shop by the roadside in Huddersfield, St Mary, that Beverley Dressikie uses as classroom for her two daughters has been destroyed by winds associated with Hurricane Zeta whose outer bands affected the island recently. Dressikie’s children...

Published:Monday | August 3, 2020 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist /Gleaner Writer

It took Jamaica over a century and a half after the declaration of abolition of slavery on August 1, 1834, that Emancipation Day, was officially recognised and declared a public holiday in 1997. Over the 23 years since the official recognition,...

Published:Sunday | January 5, 2020 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist /Gleaner Writer

Even though there was a slight decrease in the murder figures in 2019, the St Mary Chamber of Commerce says it will start working with the police and other stakeholders to ensure that there is a further reduction this year. In 2017, there...

Published:Sunday | October 20, 2019 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist /Gleaner Writer

Five persons were injured, two critically, after gunmen opened fire on a group of persons at stalls close to the St Ann’s Bay market in St Ann yesterday morning. Two teenagers are said to be among the group of injured persons. It's...

Published:Saturday | July 6, 2019 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist /Gleaner Writer

Jam Air Express launched its domestic air service in a ceremony at the Ian Fleming International Airport in St Mary on Wednesday, with the first flight set to leave Montego Bay to Tinson Pen, at an introductory price of US$75. In making the...

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