Five perish in Hanover crash

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

It was literally a case of ’speed kills’ along the Hopewell main road in Hanover on Sunday night as all five occupants of a Toyota Corolla motor car died instantaneously in a horrific crash that left the two occupants of another car badly injured.”…

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No abortion advice

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Almost seven in every 10 Jamaicans would not recommend an abortion to a friend who is faced with an unwanted pregnancy.Only one in seven persons (14 per cent) would recommend the termination of the pregnancy, while 17 per cent would give their…

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PNP reps claim witness to abuse of former EOJ boss

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

People’s National Party (PNP) commissioners to the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) have said that they have been witness to claims of abuse made by the former director of elections, Orrette Fisher, who resigned from the body in the middle of a…

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Lucea flooding requires national response - mayor

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Western Bureau:While residents of Lucea in Hanover are now seeking to put their lives back together after last week’s devastating rains, the town’s mayor, Councillor Sheridan Samuels, has blamed the flooding on climate change and has called for a…

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Ninth fatal crash in Hanover since January

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Superintendent Sharon Beeput, the commanding officer of the Hanover police, disclosed that the traffic accident that occurred along the Hopewell main road on Sunday night was the ninth fatal crash in the parish, totalling 14 deaths since the start…

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‘Bear with us’ - NWC president asks customers to be patient

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

As the National Water Commission (NWC) makes strides in Kingston and St Andrew to reduce its non-revenue water (NRW) losses, its president, Mark Barnett, has appealed to customers to be more understanding,as water disruptions were inevitable.”My…

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Ensure that hard-won rights of workers are preserved - professor

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Noted historian, Professor Colin A. Palmer, has urged Jamaicans to ensure that the hard-won rights of workers are preserved.Presenting a public lecture under the theme ‘The 1938 Rebellion and the PNP’s vision of an independent Jamaica’, as part of…

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MoBay’s mayor, JCF stand by SOE business hours

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU:Montego Bay’s mayor, Councillor Homer Davis, and Assistant Commissioner of Police Ealan Powell, the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s commander for the state of emergency (SOE) in St James, have said that there would be no relaxation of…

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Outdated education system provides pathway to gangster lifestyle - Gayle

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Jamaica’s desire to hold on to an outdated education system that is unable to give children a better grasp of what is needed to compete for jobs at the global level is helping to fuel violence and the gangland culture, anthropologistDr Herbert Gayle…

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Private int’l school to open in MoBay

Gleaner on May 22nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Jamaica’s tourism capital is to have its first international private academy come September 3.The co-educational middle and high school, offering an international curriculum, has been relocated from its originally intended site in Rose Hall,St James…

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