Church officially joins St James’ anti-crime campaign

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2019 | File Under More News -

Western Bureau: The St James Ministers’ Fraternal (StJMF) has officially joined the anti-crime campaign in the western parish, creating another front in the war against lawlessness, which got a major boost with Monday’s unveiling of the Operation…

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Wolmer’s schools have their very own day

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2019 | File Under More News -

The Wolmer’s Trust schools celebrated their 290th anniversary in fine style yesterday, which was declared Wolmer’s Day by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen. The proclamation was made on Friday, May 17, at King’s House. To the delight of those in…

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Come clean on Israeli cyber ties, Bunting tells PM

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2019 | File Under More News -

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: Central Manchester Member of Parliament Peter Bunting has called for Prime Minister Andrew Holness to divulge details of the Government’s alleged dealings with Israeli cybersecurity firms, citing Jamaica House’s perceived…

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10 years later, Armadale transformed

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2019 | File Under More News -

A decade ago today, the nation awoke to the harrowing news that five young ladies had perished in a fire at the Armadale Juvenile Correctional Centre in Alexandria, St Ann. The figure later climbed to seven as two other wards of the state succumbed…

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Carib Cement backs 50 Labour Day projects

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2019 | File Under More News -

The Caribbean Cement Company Limited is supporting Labour Day by way of donations that will go towards projects in more than 50 communities across the country. Through its corporate social responsibility programme, the company contributes to…

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Talkback Tuesday

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2019 | File Under More News -

Yesterday, readers responded to The Gleaner’s lead story ‘$9m money trail’: TWITTER If MOCA is still unable to verify if the $9 million donated by Petrojam was spent as indicated by Uylett, then how do we expect them to solve huge money-…

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Honey Bun fêtes 40 schools for Teachers’ Day

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2019 | File Under More News -

Honey Bun last week celebrated and encouraged educators across Jamaica with pastries on Teachers’ Day, May 8. The initiative, dubbed Donuts for Teachers, kicked off at Rousseau Primary School, with teaching staff indulging in fresh-from-the-oven…

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Drive on to revamp Ananda Alert

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2019 | File Under More News -

Heightened public education, sensitisation and added training in search and recovery are part of a mix of solutions currently under review for the revamping of the Ananda Alert system. The initiatives, which will be carried out by the Child…

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Rats plague Port Antonio

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2019 | File Under More News -

A massive increase in rodents in Port Antonio has triggered an emergency response from the Portland Municipal Corporation, which is partnering with Kirk Distributors to rid the parish capital of rats and other pests. The rats and roaches, which…

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New delay to Minto dangerous driving case

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2019 | File Under More News -

WESTERN BUREAU: The much-anticipated committal hearing for Dana Minto, the St James nurse charged with causing death by dangerous driving following a collision that claimed two lives in 2017, hit another snag yesterday when it was postponed for the…

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