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Published:Saturday | December 19, 2020 | 10:01 AMJason Cross - Gleaner Writer

An operation targeted at dismantling human trafficking swooped down on alleged sex shops in Half-Way Tree last night.  Several men were rounded up and questioned before being released by cops from the Anti-trafficking in Persons Unit...

Published:Sunday | September 13, 2020 | 6:04 PMJason Cross - Gleaner Writer

Well-known Baptist minister, author and Gleaner columnist, Reverend Devon Dick, today challenged the police to investigate acts of vote-buying in St Thomas ahead of the September 3 general elections. Making reference to an event where candidates...

Published:Sunday | September 13, 2020 | 12:11 AMJason Cross - Gleaner Writer

Faced with job losses and personal businesses going under as a result of the devastating impact of COVID-19, many women in Kingston’s inner- city communities are now employing innovative means to support themselves and their families. According to...

Published:Saturday | August 22, 2020 | 12:00 AMJason Cross - Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Debates Commission says it has raised the approximately $30 million it needed to host three 90-minute political debates, ahead of the September 3 general elections. At a virtual press conference this afternoon, chairman...

Published:Saturday | August 22, 2020 | 12:00 AMJason Cross - Gleaner Writer

After shutting the doors to all four of its locations yesterday for a sanitising exercise, following a COVID-19 scare, popular seafood eatery, Gloria’s Seafood City, reopened to the public today.  An employee at one...

Published:Sunday | March 29, 2020 | 12:43 AMJason Cross - Gleaner Writer

“Free at last! Free at last!” one man shouted to The Sunday Gleaner team as he drove past on Morales Drive, heading out of Bull Bay, St Andrew, yesterday. Grinning from ear to ear, he sped off down the road. In the early hours of Saturday, March...

Published:Sunday | March 29, 2020 | 12:36 AMJason Cross - Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has put forward several crucial requests to the Government in a bid to lower the cost of electricity, as well as to allow the nation to continue to receive efficient service during the coronavirus disease...

Published:Sunday | March 15, 2020 | 12:00 AMJason Cross - Gleaner Writer

There was an eerie calm over Seven Miles in Bull Bay, St Andrew, yesterday, as members of the security forces stood guard at key entrance and exit points of the area now under quarantine, as the Government ramps up measures to stem the spread of...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:00 AMJason Cross - Gleaner Writer

Breaches of previous systems at the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) have forced the entity to now implement a technologically driven structure that limits corruption and improves efficiency, according to chief executive officer (CEO) Shane...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:00 AMJason Cross - Gleaner Writer

Fisherfolk in the seaside community of Rocky Point are proud that their neighbourhood has experienced a cessation of violence since the start of the year, but their fearfulness of commenting on crime affecting the broader parish of Clarendon is...

Published:Sunday | June 2, 2019 | 12:16 AMJason Cross - Gleaner Writer

Family, friends and colleagues of slain correctional officer Rouleene Clarke Gowans, who fell victim to a murder-suicide at the hands of her husband Patrick Gowans in April, gathered at the Waltham Park Road New Testament Church of God yesterday to...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:00 AMJason Cross - Gleaner Writer

Insisting that she was raped, impregnated and forced to have an abortion by Father Paul Collier when she was 17 years old, Denise Buchanan, now 57, is demanding an apology from Archbishop of Kingston Kenneth Richards for what she says is an attempt...

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