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Stories by Romario Scott- Gleaner Writer

Published:Sunday | March 28, 2021 | 11:21 AMRomario Scott- Gleaner Writer

Well-known medical doctor, Jephthah Ford, has died. He died earlier this morning, The Gleaner understands.  Before his death, Ford had been involved in several high-profile cases, including the case of Jodian Fearon, the young...

Published:Saturday | March 27, 2021 | 1:30 PMRomario Scott- Gleaner Writer

One of two men who allegedly attempted to rob a gambling outlet in Maidstone, Manchester this morning was killed by a licensed firearm holder.  Head of the Manchester Police, Superintendent Gary Francis, confirmed the incident, which took...

Published:Saturday | March 27, 2021 | 11:59 AMRomario Scott- Gleaner Writer

More than 33,000 Jamaicans have received the first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as of March 25. This was announced by Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton on Friday during a media briefing ahead of...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 7:10 PMRomario Scott- Gleaner Writer

New and extended measures have been announced by Prime Minister Andrew Holness under the Disaster Risk Managements Act to help contain the continued spread of COVID-19, as the country battles an upsurge in the numbers of people now affected by...

Published:Sunday | November 29, 2020 | 1:37 PMRomario Scott- Gleaner Writer

Dr Dayton Campbell this afternoon beat back the challenge of Raymond Pryce to be elected general-secretary of the People's National Party. Member of Parliament for Kingston Eastern and Port Royal Phillip Paulwell was elected chairman. 

Published:Sunday | August 30, 2020 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott- Gleaner Writer

The People’s National Party's candidate for West Central St James, Dr Andre Haughton, came under fire today for criticising pollster Don Anderson, tweeting that the pollster "needs academic...

Published:Sunday | August 30, 2020 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott- Gleaner Writer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says if the Jamaica Labour Party forms the next government, it will be reserving 10,000 houses for young people under the age of 35 years old, and zero per cent financing to...

Published:Sunday | August 30, 2020 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott- Gleaner Writer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he has plans to build a “tech city” in Portmore, St Catherine, to move forward the country's ambitions of becoming a digital society. Holness said it was critical that young people are...

Published:Saturday | August 29, 2020 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott- Gleaner Writer

Prime Minister and leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), Andrew Holness is standing by his decision to call the general elections despite the dramatic upsurge in COVID-19 cases. Deaths from COVID-19 reached 20 tonight, with...

Published:Sunday | June 30, 2019 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott- Gleaner Writer

Lisa Hanna, spokesperson for the Dr Peter Phillips-led ‘One PNP, Powerful Together’ camp in the leadership race for the political party, said that in the coming weeks, the campaign would intensify as it looks to consolidate support around the under...

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