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Published:Sunday | March 21, 2021 | 12:36 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Tax expert Allison Peart is commending the proposed move by the Government to shift the deadline for filing income taxes from March 15 to April 15, but insists that it does not go far enough. The shift was a part of proposed measures announced by...

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2021 | 12:13 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Labelling the Budget presented by Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke as “not bold enough”, Professor Densil Williams is pushing for the Government to dole out grants of $20,000 a month to the most vulnerable citizens for six months to help them...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2021 | 12:22 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A year under the weight of the pandemic brought on by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, Jamaica creaking public health system is under the microscope as mounting cases of COVID-19 threaten to overwhelm the system, which has been starved of significant...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2021 | 12:15 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The son of shipping magnate Harriat Pershad Maragh yesterday gave a peek into the mind of a man who had taken bold steps to reshape how Jamaica’s shipping industry operated for decades. Paying tribute to his father during a funeral at Roman’s...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2020 | 12:17 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Former People’s National Party (PNP) treasurer Norman Horne, who is at the centre of a controversy over a vacant Senate seat, has told The Sunday Gleaner that he intends to decide this week whether to write to the governor general declining the...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2020 | 12:16 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ United States-dollar assets have grown nearly fivefold year on year, his latest statutory declaration has revealed. At the end of 2018, Holness had declared to the Integrity Commission that he and his family held US$...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:27 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A Manchester Central candidate pumped the largest sum into his losing bid for Gordon House in the September parliamentary election, data from the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) has revealed. According to the EOJ, roughly $500 million was spent...

Published:Sunday | November 1, 2020 | 12:13 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A custody battle for Jodian Fearon’s six-month-old daughter Peyton-Grace is threatening to inflict fresh wounds in the relationship between the deceased first-time mom’s loved ones even as they try to come to terms with her tragic passing under...

Published:Sunday | October 18, 2020 | 12:18 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Following the controversy that erupted last year over the publication of the financial affairs of Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips and his family, his statutory declarations are now in for 2019, showing total asset holdings of roughly $140...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2020 | 12:29 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The opposition People’s National Party (PNP) has locked seven key seats now held by the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in its cross hairs as it gets ready to up the tempo as the campaign for the next general election begins to heat up....

Published:Monday | June 1, 2020 | 12:06 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

JAMAICANS IN the United States have been told to start packing their bags as commercial flights are set to resume to their homeland in a matter of days as the Government moves to relax border restrictions implemented to stem the spread of the...

Published:Sunday | May 31, 2020 | 12:15 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The challenge of advancing in an integrated world requires climbing the ladder of development and keeping apace with changing international standards. Over the past few decades, the modern international financial system has supported the growth of...

Published:Sunday | May 24, 2020 | 12:24 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A former University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, law professor has won the first round in a legal fight with a former colleague at a Canadian institution at which he taught. In a judgment handed down in the High Court in Trinidad and Tobago last...

Published:Sunday | May 3, 2020 | 12:16 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Government Senator Don Wehby has proposed that the Government explores having Jamaicans being allowed to open bank accounts with just their taxpayer registration numbers and national identification, but cap the maximum amount of money it can hold...

Published:Sunday | February 23, 2020 | 12:41 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Daniel Farquharson would have celebrated his 60th birthday today. But unforeseen tragedy claimed his life. The pig farmer and mechanic died yesterday afternoon from injuries he sustained in the massive explosion that destroyed Heaven’s FESCO gas...

Published:Sunday | January 12, 2020 | 12:23 AMRomario Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

With the election temperature now slowly on the rise, the People’s National Party (PNP) has given The Sunday Gleaner a peek into the strategies it will be using as it seeks to boot the Andrew Holness-led Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) from government...

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