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Fire at Mandeville Parish Court, all cases for today adjourned

Gleaner on November 7th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Cases scheduled for today at the Mandeville Parish Court have been adjourned following an early morning fire which damaged parts of the upper floor of the two-storey structure.The initial assessment revealed that the damage was confined to a judge’s…

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Yahweh critics ‘sold out to the devil’ - Sect leader says heading to OPM for intervention

Gleaner on November 7th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU: In a sweeping condemnation of Church and State, one of the reputed leaders of the controversial Qahal Yahweh congregation in Paradise, Montego Bay, has labelled the media and critics of his sect as being “sold out to the devil”….

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Don wanted heads - Prosecutors release details of confessions in grisly killings as three plead guilty to non-capital murder

Gleaner on November 7th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

A don gave the orders for a St Catherine woman and her teenage daughter to be decapitated because they were viewed as informers, according to the video-recorded confessions of three of the men convicted for the grisly crime. Transcripts of the…

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Sect brainwashed believers, ex-member says

Gleaner on November 7th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU: The Qahal Yahweh sect in Norwood, St James, wooed followers with a benign message that soon evolved into a toxic cocktail of “mind control” that entrapped believers with scaremongering dogma, says a former member of the religious…

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‘Those demons’ have taken my niece - Woman chronicles brainwashing power of MoBay Yahweh congregation

Gleaner on November 7th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU: “I must obey Avyhwh Yahweh. I must obey Avyhwh Yahweh leaders. I must obey Avyhwh Yahweh authority,” were the lines written by a 49-year-old mother after being kicked out of the controversial Qahal Yahweh Church in Norwood, St James…

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Court overturns forfeiture of Dom Rep fishing boats

Gleaner on November 7th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The two industrial fishing boats that were forfeited to the Crown after foreign crewmen pleaded guilty to poaching in Jamaica’s territorial waters on Saturday, March 2, have since been returned to the owners, who paid the cost of storage for the…

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FCJ responds to concerns from businesses

Gleaner on November 7th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Factories Corporation of Jamaica (FCJ) is assuring business operators at the White Marl Small Industrial Complex that the tenure of their lease agreements will not be affected by the divestment of the facility. Responding to concerns raised by…

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Sugar divestment legacy debt burdens SCJ

Gleaner on November 7th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The asset-rich Sugar Company of Jamaica (SCJ) Holdings Limited is struggling with a US$11-million (J$1.62-billion) post-divestment debt. SCJ manages 200,000 acres of land islandwide worth billions of Jamaican dollars. Managing director of SCJ,…

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US officer fires missive over China’s role in region

Gleaner on November 7th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Jamaica has been warned by a senior United States military commander to be wary of China’s campaign of “disinformation” in Latin America and the Caribbean, hinting that President Xi Jinping’s ties with Venezuela were part of a hemispheric axis,…

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JPS: No more load shedding

Gleaner on November 7th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has sought to assure the public that the problem that triggered its load-shedding operation on Tuesday night, leaving 150,000 customers across the island in darkness, has been resolved. Winsome Callum,…

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