8-y-o leads candlelight vigil for Shantae Skyers

Gleaner on April 22nd, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

When eight-year-old Courtney Greaves heard about the gruesome murder of Shantae Skyers and other children harmed in recent times, she begged her mother to help her and friends prepare a candlelight vigil in their memory. Greaves and her mother,…

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Expose them! - Sterling Castle pastor wants parents to unmask community predators

Gleaner on April 22nd, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Orville Plummer, pastor of the Sterling Castle New Testament Church of God, has called on parents in the community to expose adults who prey on the underaged. In a sermon yesterday at the church, the man of the cloth also announced a number of…

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Sir Alister remembered as a titan of post-independence Caribbean

Gleaner on April 22nd, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Tributes poured in from across the Caribbean for Sir Alister McIntyre, former secretary general of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), whose work with the regional institution was recognised and honoured by Jamaica with the Order of Merit, the…

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‘We will get them’ – Supt. of police sends message to men who shot MoBay cop

Gleaner on April 22nd, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Western Bureau: Superintendent Vernon Ellis, the commanding officer for the St James police, is sounding a warning to the men who shot and seriously injured a policeman in Norwood yesterday morning. “We are not going to ask them to turn themselves…

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Junction works to cause Texaco gas pains

Gleaner on April 22nd, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The Texaco service station at the Robert Schumann Roundabout in Agualta Vale, St Mary, has been a landmark at that location for many years, despite the different owners and brands under which it has operated. With the start of the third segment of…

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Come for farming, stay for fun at agri shows

Gleaner on April 22nd, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Good, “clean family fun” with something of interest for every member of the household will be the order of the day at the two expositions hosted by the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) in St James and St Mary today. Livestock displays showcasing…

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Arnett quartet dismissed

Gleaner on April 22nd, 2019 | File Under Sport News -

George Phang, manager of Arnett Gardens FC, confirmed to The Gleaner yesterday that some senior players at the club had received dismissal letters and that its board is planning to reconstruct the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) team around youth…

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Jamaica continue Carifta romp

Gleaner on April 22nd, 2019 | File Under Sport News -

Jamaican athletes continued from where they left off on Saturday’s opening day of the 48th staging of the Carifta Games with good results yesterday. The nation’s 400m hurdlers led the way in the Cayman Islands with three wins out of four events,…

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Hurricane Ricky Skerritt

Gleaner on April 22nd, 2019 | File Under Sport News -

“A category Four hurricane, huffing and puffing, and unleashing powerful winds and rains across the region.” That is an apt description of new Cricket West Indies President Ricky Skerritt, as he continues to unleash sweeping changes across West…

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Nunes to cap Easter success with Patriarch

Gleaner on April 22nd, 2019 | File Under Sport News -

LEADING trainer Anthony Nunes looks set to continue his Easter dominance with the return of speedy PATRIARCH this afternoon, following his Guineas double with I AM DI ONE and SUPREME SOUL. Nunes has a three-timer lined up on the holiday 10-race…

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