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Administrators of Merl Grove High School have been cited and warned for breaching the Disaster Risk Management Act when it hosted a valedictory service for its sixth-form cohort in contravention of gathering limits and social-distancing laws last...

Devon Ramcharran’s 16-year-old daughter Carmelita’s future hung in the balance as he grappled with an emergency call from doctors on Sunday evening for her to be transferred to the Kingston Public Hospital for further treatment. The Garvey Maceo...
Heavy machinery owned by China Harbour Engineering Company forms the backdrop against the African Martyrs of Uganda Roman Catholic Church, which will be knocked down.

A shadow now looms over the African Martyrs of Uganda Roman Catholic Church in Bull Bay, St Andrew, which is slated to be steamrolled by the Government’s highway project in what congregants and clergy view as a crude casualty of progress. Salt was...

After more than half a billion dollars in expenses and four years past its deadline, there’s no end in sight for a project to transform the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) into a paperless institution, a Sunday Gleaner investigation...

George Campbell can still hear his mother’s screams for help as she and his father disappeared beneath the raging Hope River in St Andrew during the passing of Hurricane Gustav in 2008. The death wails, he said, are chilling, and similar to those...

A decade after clamouring for aspects of the Flood Control Act to be woven into its official mandate, the Water Resources Authority (WRA) remains convinced that such a move would help the country better prepare for costly flooding that plague...

Government Senator Charles Sinclair on Friday accused members of the entertainment industry of being the faces of gangs during deliberations on the Criminal Justice (Suppression of Criminal Organizations) Act, commonly referred to as the anti-gang...

Africa’s contribution of 75,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Jamaica in April was a good gesture, but former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson wants Africa and the Caribbean to collaborate further by merging their resources and collective voices at...

Former Education Minister Ruel Reid and his co-accused yesterday scored a victory in the Supreme Court after they were granted permission to challenge the decision of a senior parish judge in the Review Court, where they are seeking to have the...

Considered a crime hotspot for years, Parry Town, which sits near Ocho Rios in St Ann, has seen relative peace and quiet in recent months and residents are welcoming the change. There has not been a murder in Parry Town in almost a year, compared...
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