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Two policemen who robbed a Manchester businessman of his licenced firearm and an undisclosed sum of money in 2013, convicted in the Gun Court.

Two policemen who had held up and robbed a Manchester man of his licensed firearm and an undisclosed sum of money in 2013 are now serving time behind bars. The two lawmen, Constable Gary Gassop and Corporal Gregory Givans, were sentenced on Friday...
Khanice Jackson

Robert Fowler, the 50-year-old mechanic who has reportedly confessed to the murder of 20-year-old accounting clerk Khanice Jackson is scheduled to return to the Home Circuit Court on July 8, after he was remanded yesterday. The accused made his...
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Dr. Christopher Tufton, minister of health and wellness, in discussion on Friday with Dr. Jacqueline Wright James, (centre) acting CEO/SMO of Spanish Town Hospital and Novellette Robinson, director of nursing service, during a to

Overwhelmed by a surge in the number of persons with COVID-19 visiting the health facility for medical attention, the Spanish Town Hospital yesterday received a well-needed boost with a 40-bed COVID-19 field hospital established at the...

Jamaica’s chief state agency tasked with the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines has been bombarded by fraudsters seeking to cash in on the global hunger for the jab. The revelation by Howard Mitchell, chairman of the National Health Fund, is a stark...

A study conducted last year to evaluate the attitudes of pre-service early childhood teachers towards mathematics has found that a large number of them have no interest in tutoring the subject. The finding has triggered alarm bells in the education...

WESTERN BUREAU: Fire destroyed the iconic 129-year-old Railway Corporation Train Station building in Balaclava, St Elizabeth, on Wednesday morning, wrecking the livelihoods of the persons who were using it as a furniture shop. The Balaclava police...

As if the economic pressures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic weren’t enough, thieves have been cleaning out farmers in Lawrence Tavern. Donald Clarke came close to tears as he told The Gleaner of how thieves are reaping the fruits of his...

Reeling from financial losses running into hundreds of thousands of dollars, Maureen ‘Angella’ McDermott was forced to dump rotting fish on Tuesday in the wake of the resurrection of the economy after the COVID-19 Easter weekend lockdown. McDermott...

WESTERN BUREAU: A female taxi operator was shot and killed by attackers posing as passengers along the Tucker main road in St James on Tuesday. The murder is likely to increase the temperature of national outrage against violence against women amid...

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: Robert Scott, a 60-year-old Manchester single parent, has been watching his ‘rainy-day’ savings drying up over the past few months as his earnings dwindle from his daily hustle amid curfew and other COVID restrictions. For...
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