Killed in her sleep - St Bess woman murdered by estranged boyfriend

Gleaner on January 14th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU: The kitchen knife used in the preparation of Sunday dinner at Neville Sinclair’s home in Brinkley district, St Elizabeth, became an instrument of death a few short hours later as it was used to slaughter the senior justice of the…

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Killed in her sleep - St Bess woman murdered by estranged boyfriend

Gleaner on January 14th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU: The kitchen knife used in the preparation of Sunday dinner at Neville Sinclair’s home in Brinkley district, St Elizabeth, became an instrument of death a few short hours later as it was used to slaughter the senior justice of the…

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Hotel worker wrestles Iberostar in new twist to labour row

Gleaner on January 14th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

A hotel employee who was sent on nearly four years’ suspension without pay by the Iberostar Rose Hall and subsequently sacked when he returned to work yesterday is appealing the decision of the St James-based resort to boot him. When Marlon McLeod…

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Woman dies at funeral after pastor dooms cousin to hell

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It was a bizarre end to an afternoon of grief that rapidly boiled up into anger in the cool climbs of Manchester on Sunday. An elderly shopkeeper who had earlier heard pastors pronounce hell for her 79-year-old deceased relative but heaven for his…

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Montego Bay groups object to construction in fish sanctuary

Gleaner on January 14th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

The decision by the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) to allow construction in the waters of the Bogue Islands Lagoon Special Fishery Conservation Area has left some key stakeholders within Montego Bay disgruntled. In voicing his…

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18 years living under bridge - Man, companions appeal for a home

Gleaner on January 14th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

A Portmore, St Catherine, man who has been homeless for 18 years and took refuge under the Edgewater Bridge ever since an arson attack rendered him homeless is pleading for a roof over his head. Paul Grant, 55, who earns meagre wages doing odd…

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NEPA accused of flouting enviro rules - MoBay Marine Park land-reclamation permits breached protocol, chairman charges

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Ten years after Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis produced a damning performance audit report regarding the environmental stewardship of the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA), the watchdog is being condemned for disregarding its own…

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Pompeo to visit Jamaica next week

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United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be in Jamaica on a two-day working visit, beginning next Tuesday. He is due to arrive on January 21, when he will have meetings with Prime Minister Andrew Holness and several other Caribbean leaders…

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‘Cup soup and crackers’ - Mobile Reserve cops deployed out west battle hunger spells after stipends unpaid

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Some members of the Special Operations Branch, formerly the Mobile Reserve, have raised alarm over money allegedly owed for support to police efforts in St James, which is under a state of public emergency. Approximately 33 trainees and police…

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Golding expected to leave hospital today

Gleaner on January 14th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

Former prime minister of Jamaica, Bruce Golding, is expected to be released from hospital today, The Gleaner has learnt. He was reportedly in high spirits Sunday night and had been looking forward to being discharged from the Tony Thwaites Wing of…

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