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Indisciplined motorists are creating undue hardships for law-abiding drivers on one of the major highways connecting Kingston to other sections of the island, and Prime Minister Andrew Holness has taken the National Works Agency (NWA) to task to...
In this July 8, 2019, file photo, a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer transfers a man in handcuffs and ankle cuffs on to a van during an operation in Escondido, California. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM, and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, but the US government says it sometimes needs bed space, and if hotels don’t help, it might have to split up families.

United States-based attorney Millicent Clarke says many illegal immigrants in the United States, including Jamaicans, are now on the run as the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) teams carry out raids to send home foreigners with final...
Phillips

Incumbent People’s National Party (PNP) president Dr Peter Philips is hoping that lightning will not strike thrice in his political life and deny him leadership of the party he has served for years as he begins his defence of his stewardship to...

“A vision without action is a daydream,” declared nurses’ manager at the Spanish Town Hospital Keisha Riley-Harrow, who, yesterday, achieved a major milestone in her career after copping the coveted LASCO/NAJ Nurse of the Year award. Riley-Harrow...

Chief executive officer of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) Rosalee Gage-Grey disclosed that her agency was about to embark on a survey to identify the number of children living and working on the streets in order to rectify...

The Gleaner has obtained documents giving, for the first time this year, a peek into the financial affairs of Opposition Leader Dr Phillips and his family. While the declarations of the prime minister and leader of the opposition by law should be...

A total of 402 murders and 441 shooting incidents were recorded in the last 30 months across the communities that fall within the St Andrew South Police Division, government Senator Kamina Johnson Smith has revealed. Johnson Smith, the leader of...

While welcoming news that unemployment in the country is on the decline, the Opposition has called for greater investment in developing human capital to further drive growth. Opposition Spokesman on Finance and Planning Mark Golding mentioned that...

Patrick Newman, director at the Mount Olivet Boys’ Home in Walderston, Manchester, says Jamaica needs some special facilities for children who are not candidates for foster care in order to nurture them in a loving environment. Newman made the call...

Eight out of every 10 Jamaican children have been exposed to some physical or psychological violence, according to the Junior Youth Minister, Alando Terrelonge. Another 64 per cent have been bullied, and almost 80 per cent have witnessed violence...
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