MoBay market mayhem - Robbers swipe millions from vendors, shoppers; corporation promises security for Christmas

Gleaner on December 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU: Despite the ongoing state of emergency in St James, robbers have laid siege to the Charles Gordon Market in the parish capital, fleecing vendors and shoppers of millions of dollars. The St James Municipal Corporation, which operates…

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MoBay market mayhem - Robbers fleece vendors, shoppers of millions; corporation promises security for Christmas

Gleaner on December 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU: Despite the ongoing state of emergency in St James, robbers have laid siege to the Charles Gordon Market in the parish capital, fleecing vendors and shoppers of millions of dollars. The St James Municipal Corporation, which operates…

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Santa all year round - Good Samaritan spreads Christmas cheer in St Thomas, Portmore

Gleaner on December 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Dusting off his red hat with white fur this Christmas and gearing up his little helpers, St Thomas’ own Santa Claus, Ricardo Burke, is set to feed hundreds of residents in his usual Yuletide food outreach programme. The project, which caters to…

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Review $113m BOJ claim with ‘barrel of salt’ – lawyer

Gleaner on December 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) yesterday submitted before a panel of three retired justices at the Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) that former head of Strategic Planning and Project Management Centre, Karim Kiffin, should not receive more than a lump…

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‘Slaughtered like an animal’ - Police seize gun, getaway vehicle after shooting death of security guard

Gleaner on December 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Investigators probing the murder of a security guard at Unbelievably Low Price Trading in Stony Hill on Wednesday night have revealed that forensic evidence will be crucial to cracking the case and apprehending the killer(s) responsible for the…

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MMC FRAUD TRIAL | Prosecution, defence battle over amendments

Gleaner on December 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Tempers rose in the Porus Court yesterday as prosecutors and the defence in the Manchester Municipal Corporation multimillon-dollar fraud trial sparred over a bid to adjust the indictment following applications made two weeks ago. Defence…

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Johnson’s Conservatives whup Labour

Gleaner on December 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

LONDON (AP): Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party was on track to win a solid majority of seats in Parliament, an exit poll suggested late Thursday – a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfil…

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Murdered PNP Patriots activist may have known killer

Gleaner on December 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Law-enforcement authorities have refuted claims that political activist Kevin Brown was pulled from his car and shot on Wednesday night along Chesterfield Drive in the western St Andrew community of Seaview Gardens. The police suspect that the 44-…

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Compensation coming as relocation looms for MoBay bypass

Gleaner on December 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU: Homeowner Suzette Virgo, whose home falls in the projected path of the looming J$4.8-billion Montego Bay bypass, says she will have no difficulty in giving into Government’s request to acquire the property on which her Irwin home is…

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Cops find stolen gun in Grants Pen rubbish

Gleaner on December 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The Constant Spring police are probing the circumstances surrounding the seizure of a 12-gauge shotgun that was reportedly found in a garbage pile in the Grants Pen community on Wednesday night. Information reaching The Gleaner is that the firearm…

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