$26m Land Rover Discovery ‘gifts’ - State entities purchase 2017 vehicles to upgrade PM’s ageing fleet

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Two state entities have spent a combined total of almost $27 million to purchase new high-end vehicles for the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM).The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) spent $13.5 million to purchase a 2017 Land Rover Discovery, while…

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Wasting the wealth of the ‘wickedest city’ - Investors blame State agencies for stalled redevelopment of Port Royal

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There is growing frustration by some potential investors over the Government’s failure to remove obstacles that are preventing an estimated US$500 million investment to redevelop Port Royal.

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For Christ’s sake! Don’t ban me - Controversial preacher coming for the gospel, not the gays

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A controversial American Baptist pastor, who has been banned from preaching in four countries, says he still intends to come to Jamaica to preach, despite an online petition asking the Jamaican Government to stop his planned January 29 visit.Pastor…

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Port Royal development not abandoned - Vaz

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Government minister in charge of investments, Daryl Vaz, is adamant that the Andrew Holness administration is committed to the redevelopment of Port Royal.Vaz told The Sunday Gleaner that claims that the planned redevelopment is being stalled by…

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Plaza ban! - Students barred from shopping mall

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A ban imposed last year on students of Pembroke Hall Primary and Pembroke High School from entering the nearby Boulevard Supercentre while in uniform, unless accompanied by an adult, will remain in place this year despite calls for it to be lifted….

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Fear blankets Bedward Gardens - Recent killing of businessman sparks reprisal concerns

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For the past year, Bedward Gardens has been among the most peaceful sections of August Town, St Andrew, with major crimes non-existent.Bedward Gardens, also called ‘River’, was once home to two of the island’s most notorious criminal organisations,…

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Welcome to The Gleaner - For Today

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A new-look Gleaner will hit news stands tomorrow, January 8, and marks the first wide-scale design change to this 183-year-old publication since 2001, when a series of incremental changes were made.After much consultation, we’ve redesigned our…

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Speed killers - Drivers facing blame for collision which left four passengers dead

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Speeding and improper overtaking have been identified as the factors behind last Friday’s two-vehicle collision on the Old Harbour Road in St Catherine, which left four persons dead and six nursing wounds.”If we didn’t have that improper overtaking…

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Job losses as NCB suits up for digital disruptors

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Born again Christian named JP St Mary’s Vendor of the Year

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