Love thy neighbour? - Church accused of being bully in clash with elderly couple over land

Gleaner on April 6th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Tension is brewing between a St Andrew church and an elderly couple living on a neighbouring property, which they both claim the deceased owner left to them, as a legal battle looms on the horizon. The distressed couple and their attorney are…

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Cops seize four more guns in St James

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Western Bureau: The St James police’s bid to remove illegal weapons from the streets of the western parish was met with more success over the past 48 hours with the seizure of four firearms, including an assault rifle. “We are literally working…

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Kelly Magnus remembered as selfless, caring

Gleaner on April 6th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Family members, friends, and former colleagues yesterday remembered Karlene ‘Kerry’ Magnus as a fun-loving, caring woman who enjoyed life to the fullest while enriching the lives of everyone she encountered in her professional as well as personal interactions…

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Sentencing postponed for cops in Kirkland case

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Relatives and colleagues of the three police constables found guilty of the manslaughter in relation to 2012 shooting death of 16-year-old schoolgirl Vanessa Kirkland yesterday turned out in their numbers to offer support, but they were left…

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Security strengthened at KPH and Victoria Jubilee

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Security measures have been strengthened at the Victoria Jubilee and Kingston Public hospitals in downtown Kingston. Acting CEO for the hospitals, Colleen Wright, said that 13 closed-circuit television cameras have been installed at the facilities…

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Motor vehicle crashes threaten to crush young dreams

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Patients at the Sir John Golding Rehabilitation Centre in St Andrew have been driving home the message of how dangerous driving on the nation’s roadways can crush big dreams. The Gleaner toured the facility with Health Minister Dr Christopher…

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Judge to rule whether teacher should stand trial in Circuit Court

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WESTERN BUREAU: Kerry-Ann Cunningham, the St James teacher charged in connection with the death of Anchovy Primary School student, Easton Stapleton, will learn on April 17 whether she will stand trial in the St James Circuit Court. It was…

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Tufton sets sights on national eye health plan to improve treatment access

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With more than 15,000 legally blind people in Jamaica and more than half that number being older than 50 years old, Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton said the country needs a national eye health plan. Addressing the official launch of the…

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West remains under the gun - Region sees 20 murders in 24 days as murderous assault continues

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Western Bureau: Despite repeated promises by the police to rein in the spate of cold-blooded murders plaguing western Jamaica, the killings are seemingly continuing unabated with all four parishes in the Area One region recording murders over the…

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Regional Briefs

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PORT-OF-SPAIN (CMC): A 64-year-old man, who was awaiting trial for the 2009 murder of his wife and sons, was found hanging in his prison cell at the Golden Grove Prison in Arouca. The authorities said that Pedro Sue D’Labeiro was found unresponsive…

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