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Flood of fears - More than 30 houses under threat as water destroys perimeter walls

Gleaner on May 8th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The fear was evident in the faces of several residents on Harbour Drive in Harbour View, St Andrew, yesterday, as they prayed for an ease in the rain that lashed the community Sunday evening into Monday morning.More rain over the next 24 hours could…

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Flood of fears - More than 30 houses under threat as water destroy perimeter walls

Gleaner on May 8th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The fear was evident in the faces of several residents on Harbour Drive in Harbour View, St Andrew, yesterday, as they prayed for an ease in the rain that lashed the community Sunday evening into Monday morning.More rain over the next 24 hours could…

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Gully on Marcus Garvey Drive could pose flood risk

Gleaner on May 8th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Debris piling up in a gully on Marcus Garvey Drive in Kingston may not be good news for companies in the area that suffered immensely from extensive flooding in September 2016.Heavy showers in the last few days serve as a reminder that the start of…

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Harbour Drive residents rue State’s inaction

Gleaner on May 8th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Ethel Pete-Smith was in bed with the pitter-patter of the rain on her roof lolling her to sleep when she heard a loud rumbling, then a crash, as the wall to rear of her house at 19 Harbour Drive in Harbour View, St Andrew, collapsed.The floodwaters…

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Gowdie loses appeal

Gleaner on May 8th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Incarcerated businessman Huey Gowdie has failed in his bid to have Jamaica’s second-highest court throw out his conviction and 10-year prison sentence for shooting well-known businessman Shango Jackson to death in the upscale St Andrew community of…

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September 18 trial for cops in Mario Deane case

Gleaner on May 8th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU:The three police officers who are facing multiple charges in connection with the 2014 death of Mario Deane will stand trial in the St James Circuit Court on September 18, following a committal hearing to remove the case from the…

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Trauma concerns as Grange Hill students return to school

Gleaner on May 8th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAUDespite the inclement weather, students in Grange Hill, Westmoreland, who were forced to abandon classes last week as a result of the violence that impacted their community last Tuesday, returned to school yesterday morning.However,…

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Murder tally hits 500 as at Sunday

Gleaner on May 8th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Sunday’s fatal shooting of 56-year-old Neville Salmon of Annotto Bay, St Mary, and 27-year-old Obrian Hartey of Norwood, St James, has pushed Jamaica’s murder tally to at least 500 since the start of the year.According to the latest statistics…

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CB Group onion investment could bring massive import savings

Gleaner on May 8th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Imagination Farms, a subsidiary of the Caribbean Broilers Group of Companies (CB), has invested heavily in the cultivation of onions, which could result in the country’s import bill of the spice being slashed by 10 per cent.Jamaica’s import bill,…

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Haile Clacken Bipolar Foundation launched

Gleaner on May 8th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Western Bureau:It was a case of tears and laughter at good memories at the Junction Guest House in St Elizabeth on Sunday, as the Haile Clacken Bipolar Foundation, created to immortalise the late Haile Clacken and draw attention to the mental…

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