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Embattled former Education Minister Ruel Reid has applied for an extension of special leave from Jamaica College until 2026. He had originally been seconded from the St Andrew high school for national duties in 2016.

The prime target of Wednesday’s triple murder in Enfield, St Mary, was implicated in the killing of a retired policeman and had been hunted by gang enemies for the last two years, The Gleaner understands. The killing of Donald Westcart, 19, has...

The government has amended an order under the Disaster Risk Management Act to facilitate in-person worship at churches on Saturdays and Sundays. Previously, a maximum of 20 people could attend worship services on Saturdays. But on Sundays, which...

Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis has urged the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information to immediately call for full disclosure of all existing contractual and transactional arrangements with connected parties at Nutrition Products Limited (...

Waves of deadly coronavirus infections and the attendant economic hardships from measures to rein in outbreaks have set Prime Minister Andrew Holness and his Government on a precipitous plunge in popularity, commentators agree. An RJRGLEANER-...

Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis has raised questions about a decision by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information to slash subvention in half to Nutrition Products Limited (NPL) and divert funds to schools while retaining the entire...

The COVID-19 pandemic and four consecutive weeks of three-day lockdowns it spawned are being blamed for the ‘full-for-empties’ policy being instituted by beermaker Red Stripe and which has left a number of businesses out of stock and struggling to...

WESTERN BUREAU: Even after months of demonstrations and threats from residents of Friendship and surrounding communities in St James over poor road conditions, the National Works Agency (NWA) says there is still no definite timeline for a fix. This...

First-time Member of Parliament (MP) Rhoda Moy Crawford used her state of the constituency address on Tuesday to deliver a stinging rebuke of government agencies, criticising the red tape that she says has hindered work in her Manchester Central...

The trial of the 33 alleged members of the One Don Gang will resume Wednesday morning in the Home Circuit Court after technological difficulties forced an early adjournment Tuesday. One of the two main witnesses, a self-confessed member of the...
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