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Published:Thursday | June 3, 2021 | 12:08 AMRomario Scott/Gleaner Writer -

Politicians had to fork out more money to buy votes in the September 3 general election last year as electors increased the price for ballots because of the risks associated with the throes of a second wave of coronavirus spread, a new report...

Published:Wednesday | May 26, 2021 | 12:14 AMRomario Scott/Gleaner Writer -

Simmering tensions at the state-run Maxfield Park Children’s Home in St Andrew erupted on Tuesday after angry staff protested the arrest and charge of a co-worker accused of using a piece of board to slap a student in the head for sleeping in...

Published:Monday | May 24, 2021 | 12:09 AMRomario Scott/Gleaner Writer -

With rising food prices on one front and shrinking revenues on the other precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, one of Jamaica's most senior labour experts is predicting tougher-than-usual wage negotiations ahead for public-sector workers....

Published:Thursday | April 15, 2021 | 12:17 AMRomario Scott/Gleaner Writer -

Powered by the five-day mass immunisation programme that ended on Tuesday, Jamaica has surged to become the English-speaking Caribbean country which has administered the most doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The Ministry of Health...

Published:Monday | November 30, 2020 | 12:11 AMRomario Scott/Gleaner Writer -

The National Executive Council (NEC) of the People’s National Party rejected the newly elected President Mark Golding’s strong plea for Dr Angela Brown Burke to be the party’s chairman, shutting out the sole female candidate from a top-tier...

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