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Abraham Gullivan awaits a taxi on Thursday while sitting in front of the sign welcoming commuters to Portland Cottage, a Clarendon community which is of major concern for health officials tracking COVID-19 in Jamaica.

A woman of Portland Cottage, Clarendon, who has tested positive for COVID-19, says limited access to clean water has undermined her attempts to comply with personal-hygiene warnings and may have compromised her family’s health in the first place....
Healthcare workers canvassing householders in Corn Piece Settlement, one of the flashpoints of COVID-19 spread in Jamaica. Several cases throughout Clarendon have been linked to the 79-year-old Corn Piece man who died in mid-March.

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is looking for volunteers to carry out testing for COVID-19 as a senior health official told a parliamentary committee yesterday that healthcare workers have expressed fear in conducting the procedure. “If we...
A man watches a  video showing Dayne Mitchell with friends and neighbours enjoying themselves on December 12, 2019. Friends of Mitchell said that his general dialogue, which might appear offensive, is an example of his mischievous personality.

Apprehensive that the full brunt of the law might come down hard, residents of Penso Street in Jones Town are pleading for the police to exercise leniency towards Dayne Mitchell, a garrulous man whose April Fools' Day "joke" got him curfewed in...

As we continue to take the necessary precautions in light of COVID-19, The Gleaner Library remains committed and continues to provide excellent service remotely. The library is closed to walk-in clients until further notice. However, you have the...

Security ministry forms committee to manage transportation for inmates Moving to address concerns regarding inefficiencies in transportation of inmates to court hearings, the Ministry of National Security (MNS) has moved to form an ad hoc...

TVJ School's Not Out 9:05 a.m.: BIO Social Studies 2020 9:30 a.m.: CSEC EDPM 2020 10:20 a.m.: CSEC Literature 2020 ______ 6 p.m.: Schools' Challenge Quiz Wolmer's Boys' School vs Wolmer's Girls' School

The Court of Appeal will on Friday morning deliver its judgment in the Vybz Kartel murder case. Kartel and his co-accused have been waiting for almost 20 months on the ruling following their three-week appeal hearing in July 2018.

Jamaica has registered two COVID-19-linked deaths in as many days and, on Wednesday, recorded an almost 16 per cent increase in the number of persons who have tested positive for the respiratory disease. With positive cases rising by six to 44, a...

 As the coronavirus pandemic spreads like a bush fire throughout the United States, several Jamaican healthcare professionals on the front line tell of a brutal grind of attrition that has seen COVID-19 infections creep...

WESTERN BUREAU: Davon Crump, chief executive officer of business process outsourcing outfit Global Outsourcing Solutions Limited (GOSL), will probably never forget the look of despair on the faces of some of his employees when...
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