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Road works near Sangster airport roundabout to cause delays this weekend

The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising that roadworks scheduled to be undertaken in the vicinity of the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay this weekend may result in delays for motorists. Community Relations Officer for the NWA...

Homemade gun seized in St James

The police in St James are reporting the seizure of a homemade shotgun during an operation in Coral Gardens in the parish on Sunday. The Montego Bay Police report that about 4:00 p.m., a team was in the area when an abandoned building was searched...
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Homemade gun seized in St James

The police in St James are reporting the seizure of a homemade shotgun during an operation in Coral Gardens in the parish on Sunday. The Montego Bay Police report that about 4:00 p.m., a team was in the area when an abandoned building was searched...

Clean sweep for JLP in the West, touts Hutchinson

Jamaica Labour Party Deputy (JLP) Leader of Area Council Four, JC Hutchinson, is touting that there will be a clean sweep for the party in the western section of the island at the next general election.  Addressing supporters last night,...
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Clean sweep for JLP in the West, touts Hutchinson

Jamaica Labour Party Deputy (JLP) Leader of Area Council Four, JC Hutchinson, is touting that there will be a clean sweep for the party in the western section of the island at the next general election.  Addressing supporters last night,...

School breakfast programme being revitalized in St Elizabeth

Over 2,000 acres of farmland on the Holland Estate in St Elizabeth have been identified to grow produce for the school breakfast programme for students which is being revitalised across the parish. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of...
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School breakfast programme being revitalized in St Elizabeth

Over 2,000 acres of farmland on the Holland Estate in St Elizabeth have been identified to grow produce for the school breakfast programme for students which is being revitalised across the parish. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of...

Flash flood watch in effect for low-lying, flood-prone areas

A flash flood watch for low-lying and flood-prone across Jamaica remains in effect. A flash flood watch means that flash flooding is possible and residents are advised to take precautionary measures and be ready for quick action if flooding is...
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Flash flood watch in effect for low-lying, flood-prone areas

A flash flood watch for low-lying and flood-prone across Jamaica remains in effect. A flash flood watch means that flash flooding is possible and residents are advised to take precautionary measures and be ready for quick action if flooding is...

We will proceed with climate agreement even without US – Gonsalves

The Caribbean Community (Caricom) led the world in ratifying the Paris Agreement on climate change. It also helped that the most powerful industrial nation, the United States (US), supported the pact when it committed to cutting greenhouse gas...
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We will proceed with climate agreement even without US – Gonsalves

The Caribbean Community (Caricom) led the world in ratifying the Paris Agreement on climate change. It also helped that the most powerful industrial nation, the United States (US), supported the pact when it committed to cutting greenhouse gas...

Jamaica Inn dedicates HJ award to Peter Morrow’s memory

WESTERN BUREAU: Though hotelier Peter Morrow died recently in a plane crash in Miami, Florida, his presence was felt at Friday night’s RJRGLEANER 2019 Hospitality Jamaica Awards in Montego Bay, St James. Not only was there a moment of silence to...
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Jamaica Inn dedicates HJ award to Peter Morrow’s memory

WESTERN BUREAU: Though hotelier Peter Morrow died recently in a plane crash in Miami, Florida, his presence was felt at Friday night’s RJRGLEANER 2019 Hospitality Jamaica Awards in Montego Bay, St James. Not only was there a moment of silence to...

Nutritionist faults MOH’s national health campaign - Says approach is outdated, fails to properly educate public on daily nutritional intake

Nutrition specialist Patricia Thompson has taken issue with phase five of the Ministry of Health and Wellness’ ‘What’s in Our Food’ mass media campaign for the reason that it fails to educate the public on nutrition, which would help them to better...
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Nutritionist faults MOH’s national health campaign - Says approach is outdated, fails to properly educate public on daily nutritional intake

Nutrition specialist Patricia Thompson has taken issue with phase five of the Ministry of Health and Wellness’ ‘What’s in Our Food’ mass media campaign for the reason that it fails to educate the public on nutrition, which would help them to better...

Amaterra resort to give J’cans first preference

WESTERN BUREAU: The soon-to-be-built Marriott-managed hotel in Trelawny will give Jamaican firms and staff preference in its construction and operations, Keith Russell, chairman of the Amaterra Group, has said. Speaking at the official signing of a...
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Amaterra resort to give J’cans first preference

WESTERN BUREAU: The soon-to-be-built Marriott-managed hotel in Trelawny will give Jamaican firms and staff preference in its construction and operations, Keith Russell, chairman of the Amaterra Group, has said. Speaking at the official signing of a...

Children to address Parliament on violence

For the first time in Jamaican history, children will address Parliament in a special session looking at violence against children on Tuesday. The special session has been organised by UNICEF Jamaica, in collaboration with the Office of the...
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Children to address Parliament on violence

For the first time in Jamaican history, children will address Parliament in a special session looking at violence against children on Tuesday. The special session has been organised by UNICEF Jamaica, in collaboration with the Office of the...

Western Jamaica residents opting for private healthcare over hospitals

WESTERN BUREAU: Though the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA) is maintaining confidence in the Cornwall Regional Hospital’s (CRH) capacity to handle trauma cases despite long wait times, the challenges, which include migrating doctors, have...
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Western Jamaica residents opting for private healthcare over hospitals

WESTERN BUREAU: Though the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA) is maintaining confidence in the Cornwall Regional Hospital’s (CRH) capacity to handle trauma cases despite long wait times, the challenges, which include migrating doctors, have...

Author brings 360 degrees of influence, inspiration for Jamaica’s children

WESTERN BUREAU: While Jamaica has had several intervention programmes for steering children away from negative behaviours and influences, author and publisher Dr Jermaine Gordon has aspired to positively influence children, their parents and...
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Author brings 360 degrees of influence, inspiration for Jamaica’s children

WESTERN BUREAU: While Jamaica has had several intervention programmes for steering children away from negative behaviours and influences, author and publisher Dr Jermaine Gordon has aspired to positively influence children, their parents and...

We are continuing to consult on Port Royal cruise ship port development

The following is a response from the Port Authority of Jamaica to a column by Enrique Okenve, PhD, head of the Department of History and Archaeology, The University of the West Indies, Mona, and published last week in The Sunday Gleaner . We...
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We are continuing to consult on Port Royal cruise ship port development

The following is a response from the Port Authority of Jamaica to a column by Enrique Okenve, PhD, head of the Department of History and Archaeology, The University of the West Indies, Mona, and published last week in The Sunday Gleaner . We...

Kingston Creative talks film, digital art

The era of globalisation is upon us, and the digital revolution demands all sectors of life to adapt, including the arts and creative industries. On November 24, Kingston Creative celebrates ‘Film and Digital’ by hosting critical discussions with...
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Kingston Creative talks film, digital art

The era of globalisation is upon us, and the digital revolution demands all sectors of life to adapt, including the arts and creative industries. On November 24, Kingston Creative celebrates ‘Film and Digital’ by hosting critical discussions with...

Two men charged for allegedly chasing, shooting man to death

Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with the killing of a man in central Kingston earlier this month. They are Dwight Leslie, also called ‘Cat Fish’ or ‘Cattas’, 30, and Tyreek Johnson, also called ‘...
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Two men charged for allegedly chasing, shooting man to death

Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with the killing of a man in central Kingston earlier this month. They are Dwight Leslie, also called ‘Cat Fish’ or ‘Cattas’, 30, and Tyreek Johnson, also called ‘...

Sir Edward Zacca served with integrity -- Sykes

Former Chief Justice of Jamaica Sir Edward Zacca has been lauded by one of his successors as a gentleman who served with integrity. Incumbent Chief Justice of Jamaica Bryan Sykes says Sir Edward was “unfailingly courteous and polite” at...
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Sir Edward Zacca served with integrity -- Sykes

Former Chief Justice of Jamaica Sir Edward Zacca has been lauded by one of his successors as a gentleman who served with integrity. Incumbent Chief Justice of Jamaica Bryan Sykes says Sir Edward was “unfailingly courteous and polite” at...

Wanted men held in Hanover operation -- police

The police say two wanted men are among four persons who were apprehended during a special operation in Green Island, Hanover yesterday. A 9mm pistol with three rounds of ammunition were also seized during the six-hour operation, which began at 4:...
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Wanted men held in Hanover operation -- police

The police say two wanted men are among four persons who were apprehended during a special operation in Green Island, Hanover yesterday. A 9mm pistol with three rounds of ammunition were also seized during the six-hour operation, which began at 4:...

'Extremely relieved'...attorneys for Rodney Reed exhale after court grants stay of execution

HOUSTON (AP) — The top criminal appeals court in the state of Texas, in the United States (US), yesterday halted the execution of Rodney Reed, which was scheduled to take place on Wednesday. Reed’s attorneys and supporters, which...
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'Extremely relieved'...attorneys for Rodney Reed exhale after court grants stay of execution

HOUSTON (AP) — The top criminal appeals court in the state of Texas, in the United States (US), yesterday halted the execution of Rodney Reed, which was scheduled to take place on Wednesday. Reed’s attorneys and supporters, which...

Lone gunman on foot kills two men in broad daylight in Olympic Gardens

A lone gunman, travelling on foot, reportedly shot and killed two men, minutes apart, in broad daylight, in Olympic Gardens, St Andrew yesterday. Olympic Gardens falls within the boundaries of the St Andrew South state of emergency (SOE). The dead...
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Lone gunman on foot kills two men in broad daylight in Olympic Gardens

A lone gunman, travelling on foot, reportedly shot and killed two men, minutes apart, in broad daylight, in Olympic Gardens, St Andrew yesterday. Olympic Gardens falls within the boundaries of the St Andrew South state of emergency (SOE). The dead...

High alert activated for missing 12-y-o student

The police have activated a high alert for a 12-year-old student who has been missing for ten days. The Spanish Town Police say Britney Boyd, who is from Beacon Hill district, St Catherine, has not been seen since November 06. According to the...
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High alert activated for missing 12-y-o student

The police have activated a high alert for a 12-year-old student who has been missing for ten days. The Spanish Town Police say Britney Boyd, who is from Beacon Hill district, St Catherine, has not been seen since November 06. According to the...

'Extremely relieved'...attorney for Rodney Reed exhale after court grants stay of execution

HOUSTON (AP) — The top criminal appeals court in the state of Texas, in the United States (US), yesterday halted the execution of Rodney Reed, which was scheduled to take place on Wednesday. Reed’s attorneys and supporters, which...
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'Extremely relieved'...attorney for Rodney Reed exhale after court grants stay of execution

HOUSTON (AP) — The top criminal appeals court in the state of Texas, in the United States (US), yesterday halted the execution of Rodney Reed, which was scheduled to take place on Wednesday. Reed’s attorneys and supporters, which...

Two men charged for brazen killing of domino-playing Manchester man

Two men who reside in the Corporate Area have been charged for the brazen daylight killing of a man while he played dominoes in Manchester two weeks ago. Mario Martin, 43, a mason of Cassia Crescent, in Olympic Gardens, St Andrew, and Jesse...
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Two men charged for brazen killing of domino-playing Manchester man

Two men who reside in the Corporate Area have been charged for the brazen daylight killing of a man while he played dominoes in Manchester two weeks ago. Mario Martin, 43, a mason of Cassia Crescent, in Olympic Gardens, St Andrew, and Jesse...

Glenmuir student tops region in RE

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me,” were the words of Glenmuir High School student Akalia Bailey, who is this year’s top religious education (RE) student in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations....
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Glenmuir student tops region in RE

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me,” were the words of Glenmuir High School student Akalia Bailey, who is this year’s top religious education (RE) student in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations....

Youth encouraged to embrace geospatial technology

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, is encouraging youth to embrace knowledge of geospatial technology, in a bid to support the creation of a global legacy for Jamaica in geographic information...
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Youth encouraged to embrace geospatial technology

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, is encouraging youth to embrace knowledge of geospatial technology, in a bid to support the creation of a global legacy for Jamaica in geographic information...

Honey Bun makes ‘bold, game-changing move’ - Launches foundation targeting small enterprises, creative industry

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and those in the creative industry are expected to get assistance to grow their businesses and monetise their talents following the launch of The Honey Bun Foundation. Speaking on Tuesday during the launch...
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Honey Bun makes ‘bold, game-changing move’ - Launches foundation targeting small enterprises, creative industry

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and those in the creative industry are expected to get assistance to grow their businesses and monetise their talents following the launch of The Honey Bun Foundation. Speaking on Tuesday during the launch...

JN introduces service clubs for members

The Jamaica National Group has introduced a network of service clubs to its members with the aim of encouraging them to work together to take action, which will improve their life and the lives of all Jamaicans. Earl Jarrett, chief executive...
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JN introduces service clubs for members

The Jamaica National Group has introduced a network of service clubs to its members with the aim of encouraging them to work together to take action, which will improve their life and the lives of all Jamaicans. Earl Jarrett, chief executive...

Fulton calls for better use of Minard festival

Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) President Lenworth Fulton, has said the government agencies should make better use of opportunities presented at the Minard Livestock Show and Beef Festival to educate young people. Speaking with The Gleaner...
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Fulton calls for better use of Minard festival

Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) President Lenworth Fulton, has said the government agencies should make better use of opportunities presented at the Minard Livestock Show and Beef Festival to educate young people. Speaking with The Gleaner...

Ammunition seized in Central Village, St Catherine

The police are reporting the seizure of 12 assorted rounds of ammunition at Bridge Mahon Crescent, Central Village, St Catherine on Thursday. The seized ammunition are: five 12 gauge cartridges, six .380 cartridges and one 5.56 cartridge The...
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Ammunition seized in Central Village, St Catherine

The police are reporting the seizure of 12 assorted rounds of ammunition at Bridge Mahon Crescent, Central Village, St Catherine on Thursday. The seized ammunition are: five 12 gauge cartridges, six .380 cartridges and one 5.56 cartridge The...

90 exploratory mining licences granted by gov't since March 2018

Mining Minister, Robert Montague, says the Ministry has granted some 90 exploratory licences for semiprecious minerals such as cobalt, copper, gold, silver and zinc, since March 2018. “Right now, almost every square inch of Jamaica is under a...
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90 exploratory mining licences granted by gov't since March 2018

Mining Minister, Robert Montague, says the Ministry has granted some 90 exploratory licences for semiprecious minerals such as cobalt, copper, gold, silver and zinc, since March 2018. “Right now, almost every square inch of Jamaica is under a...

Portmore taxi driver reported missing

Thirty-seven-year-old Kerrol Todd otherwise called ‘Plague’, a  taxi operator of  Westchester in Portmore, St Catherine has been missing since Sunday, November 10. The police say he is dark complexion, slim build and is about...
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Portmore taxi driver reported missing

Thirty-seven-year-old Kerrol Todd otherwise called ‘Plague’, a  taxi operator of  Westchester in Portmore, St Catherine has been missing since Sunday, November 10. The police say he is dark complexion, slim build and is about...

Egyptian woman fights unequal Islamic inheritance laws

CAIRO (AP) — One Egyptian woman is taking on the country’s inheritance laws that mean female heirs inherit half that of men. Since her father’s death last year, Huda Nasrallah, a Christian, has stood before three different judges...
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Egyptian woman fights unequal Islamic inheritance laws

CAIRO (AP) — One Egyptian woman is taking on the country’s inheritance laws that mean female heirs inherit half that of men. Since her father’s death last year, Huda Nasrallah, a Christian, has stood before three different judges...

Man charged in relation to fatal Manchester machete attack

Detectives assigned to the Manchester Division have arrested and charged 55-year-old Elvis Sergeant, otherwise called ‘Spider’, with the murder of 38-year-old Jermaine Chin, who was killed in a machete attack on Sunday, October 27 in...
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Man charged in relation to fatal Manchester machete attack

Detectives assigned to the Manchester Division have arrested and charged 55-year-old Elvis Sergeant, otherwise called ‘Spider’, with the murder of 38-year-old Jermaine Chin, who was killed in a machete attack on Sunday, October 27 in...

Jamaica Emergency Medicine Association condemns attack on doctors

The Jamaica Emergency Medicine Association, which represents emergency medical first responders, has come out in support of the medical doctor at the Bustamante Hospital for Children who was verbally assaulted by a mother with a sick child who...
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Jamaica Emergency Medicine Association condemns attack on doctors

The Jamaica Emergency Medicine Association, which represents emergency medical first responders, has come out in support of the medical doctor at the Bustamante Hospital for Children who was verbally assaulted by a mother with a sick child who...

3 men charged for illegal possession of firearm and ammunition

Investigators assigned to the St Andrew South Police Division arrested and charged three men for illegal possession of firearm and illegal possession of ammunition on Tuesday. They are 32-year-old Konchella Fisher, 27-year-old Nakiki Fisher and 27-...
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3 men charged for illegal possession of firearm and ammunition

Investigators assigned to the St Andrew South Police Division arrested and charged three men for illegal possession of firearm and illegal possession of ammunition on Tuesday. They are 32-year-old Konchella Fisher, 27-year-old Nakiki Fisher and 27-...

Decomposing body of teen found in Clarendon

The body of a female was found in an advanced state of decomposition along the Dawkins Pen main road, Lionel Town, Clarendon on Thursday. The body has been identified by the police as 19-year-old Shaida McKenzie of Mitchell Town in the parish. The...
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Decomposing body of teen found in Clarendon

The body of a female was found in an advanced state of decomposition along the Dawkins Pen main road, Lionel Town, Clarendon on Thursday. The body has been identified by the police as 19-year-old Shaida McKenzie of Mitchell Town in the parish. The...

Gov’t commits additional $200 million to help sugar cane farmers

The Government is providing an additional $200 million for the transportation of sugar cane from Monymusk in Clarendon to the Worthy Park Estate in St Catherine and Appleton Estate in St Elizabeth for the 2019/2020 crop season.   ...
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Gov’t commits additional $200 million to help sugar cane farmers

The Government is providing an additional $200 million for the transportation of sugar cane from Monymusk in Clarendon to the Worthy Park Estate in St Catherine and Appleton Estate in St Elizabeth for the 2019/2020 crop season.   ...

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