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Published:Sunday | January 9, 2022 | 12:13 AMHopeton Bucknor - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Family and friends of 26-year-old Steven ‘Short Boss’ Taylor, the young businessman who was reportedly shot to death by his father at their home in Rhyne Park Village, St James, have labelled his death an accident, urging persons to stop spreading...

Published:Sunday | January 2, 2022 | 12:13 AMHopeton Bucknor - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The parish of Westmoreland that has been plagued by numerous murders leading up to the end of 2021 continued on a bloody trend into the new year by recording the first double murder in Jamaica, along with a single killing. Those killed have been...

Published:Sunday | December 19, 2021 | 12:15 AMHopeton Bucknor - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The St Elizabeth police have now laid criminal charges against a man who is said to be the cousin of murdered infant school teacher’s Chanel Smith ex-boyfriend, in connection with the murder of a popular St Elizabeth taxi operator two years ago....

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2021 | 12:12 AMHopeton Bucknor - Sunday Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: A 19-year-old is among two persons killed in separate incidents in St James on Friday. Dead are Damion Smith, 19, a labourer from Flanker; and 22-year-old Kemar ‘Red Plate’ Hoffenden, a push cart man of Pitfour. Two other men – a 22...

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2021 | 12:07 AMHopeton Bucknor - Sunday Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: A St James man, who reportedly went to Flankers in Montego Bay, St James, last Monday to meet a man he met on a gay dating site, is now in hospital in critical condition after he was abducted, robbed, had his penis partially severed...

Published:Sunday | July 4, 2021 | 12:11 AMHopeton Bucknor - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Nigerian High Commissioner to Jamaica, Her Excellency Ambassador Dr Maureen Tamuno, has pledged to create a tourism gateway between Nigeria and Jamaica. During an exclusive interview with The Sunday Gleaner, the Nigerian high commissioner, who took...

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2021 | 12:14 AMHopeton Bucknor - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Opposition Leader Mark Golding says the recent events in Negril, Westmoreland, which led to the Government issuing a closure order on the popular tourist attraction and entertainment spot Rick’s Café, shows the unequal application of the rules and...

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2021 | 12:29 AMHopeton Bucknor - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Guardsman Ltd and the police have launched separate probes into the alleged beating of a female market vendor by a security guard in Montego Bay last Thursday, in the wake of national outrage over violence against women and an assault scandal that...

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2021 | 12:26 AMHopeton Bucknor - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Two Nicaraguan nationals suspected to be major players in the illegal drug trade were held by residents in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland, and handed over to the police yesterday morning. A speed boat suspected to have been used by the men to traffic...

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2021 | 8:58 AMHopeton Bucknor - Sunday Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: A 59-year-old businessman from St James is the latest person to be arrested by the narcotics police in Western Jamaica, following a multi-million dollar cocaine seizure along a section of the Flankers main road in the parish on...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2021 | 12:16 AMHopeton Bucknor - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Five persons – including a teenage boy and a female – were shot, three of whom later died at hospital, after a group of heavily armed men went on a rampage in the volatile community of Norwood in St James from Friday night into yesterday morning....

Published:Sunday | July 26, 2020 | 12:27 AMHopeton Bucknor - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: A 14-year-old Green Pond High School student was one of two persons killed by gunmen in the violence-plagued community of Norwood, St James, Friday night, bringing to 70 the number of persons murdered in the western parish since the...

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