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Jamaica Gleaner

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500
Missing meals - Schools bemoan scarcity of healthy food supplies from ministry
Concerns are being raised in the education sector about few or no alternatives to bulla cakes and other high-sugar products following their withdrawal from public schools.Education Minister Ruel Reid, while addressing the 54th Jamaica Teachers'...

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500
Bus passengers caught up in ganja drama ... as bags with no apparent owner found to be filled with weed
There were tense moments for passengers of a Coaster bus along Industrial Terrace in Kingston yesterday, as members of the security forces operating under the state of public emergency discovered two gym bags, one knapsack and one 'scandal' bag ful...

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500
Nearly $100m in cash forfeited to the State
Nearly $100 million in cash, including $68 million taken from two suspected South African 'money mules', was turned over to the Government's coffers in the first five months of the current fiscal year.During the same period, the Financial...

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500
A school in mourning - Herbert Morrison saddened by murder of one of their own
WESTERN BUREAU:Tears flowed at Herbert Morrison Technical High School in Montego Bay, St James yesterday as the school family - including the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA), Past Students' Association (PSA) and friends of the school - came...

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500
A man without a country - Errol Campbell fights to be recognised as a British citizen
Errol Campbell, a 59-year-old aerospace engineer, is a citizen of nowhere. Even though born in Britain to Jamaican parents, he is effectively a man without a country.His story, like many of the Windrush Generation cases now being investigated by th...

Jamaica Observer

Mon, 24, Sep, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
Chang to announce new business closing hours for St Catherine North SOE
MINISTER of National Security Dr Horace Chang is expected to make an announcement very soon in the House of Representatives on the relaxation of opening hours for small businesses operating in the St Catherine North police divisio...

Mon, 24, Sep, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
Man kills common-law wife, stepdaughter
MONTEGO BAY, St James — An enraged security guard who butchered his common-law wife and her teenaged daughter at their St James home yesterday morning later killed himself by driving over the Flat Bridge into the Rio Cobre i...

Mon, 24, Sep, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
KSAMC wants JPS to pay encroachment fees
A suggestion made at last Friday's Finance Committee meeting of the KSAMC for the local authorities to charge the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) encroachment fees of four per cent of its net income, is to be presented to Kin...

Mon, 24, Sep, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
'Make a will', Jamaicans urged
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Chairman of financial institution MoneyMasters Limited, Dunbar McFarlane, is urging Jamaicans to make a will in order to protect those they would want to be beneficiaries of their estate after death....

Mon, 24, Sep, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
SOE worries
WHILE some residents in Kingston and St Andrew communities, now under a state of public emergency, happily welcomed the measure yesterday, others decried the crime-fighting move by Prime Minister Andrew Holness as too little too l...

Jamaica Star

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:33:53 -0500
Pastor shot dead in church
Members of the Church of God of Prophecy in Old Harbour are now in fear following the shooting death of one of their pastors, James Johnson, yesterday afternoon.Members are crying out for prayer as they believe they are under attack following the.....

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:34:28 -0500
Woman fights off gunman
A gunman who tried to abduct a woman who was on her way home from church, and then engaged the police in a running gun battle through the streets of Montego Bay, is now in custody, facing multiple charges.The accused is 20-year-old Ricardo Vassell....

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:33:31 -0500
'Invisible child' - prank is just harmless fun - psychologist
The Internet's latest viral trend, the 'invisible child', has hit home in Jamaica, but many critics are arguing that some person's humour may very well be a child's trauma.The 'invisible child' prank was made popular by the Netflix show Magic For.....

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:34:09 -0500
Husband commits suicide after killing wife
A St Catherine man, Edgar Knight, who reportedly bludgeoned his wife to death ended his life by drinking weed killer.Knight was suspected of killing his wife Mara-Lee Russell-Knight, otherwise called Lisa, 43, of Banister, Housing Scheme in Old...

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:00:00 -0500
Fisherman's Beach not just for swimming
Fisherman's Beach, located in Discovery Bay on a stretch that includes Puerto Seco, Members' Beach and Peach Beach, has been a favourite spot of many persons over the years.Still, it waits to be discovered by the vast majority of beach lovers.Truth...

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