Hellfire at Heaven’s - Seven injured, vehicles razed as Mandeville gas station goes up in flames

Gleaner on February 22nd, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

Dramatic scenes unfolded in Mandeville, Manchester, yesterday evening as the long-standing Heaven’s FESCO petrol station there went up in flames, causing injuries to at least seven people and sending passers-by scampering for cover. Four persons…

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Gleaner on February 22nd, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

Martina Symister sat on the verandah of her home in Bybrook, Portland, bantering with four of her great-grandchildren who had just returned from school. The 102-year-old is one of seven centenarians in Portland who are registered with the National…

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Students in ripped jeans locked out of Jamaica Day celebrations

Gleaner on February 22nd, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

Students sweated in the early-morning sunshine as school authorities locked out dozens of Oberlin High students who turned out in ripped jeans for Jamaica Day celebrations in Lawrence Tavern, St Andrew, yesterday. As early as 7:30 a.m. on Friday,…

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Caricel crackdown - Combat-style police storm telecoms compound, but lawyer insists Symbiote not operating network

Gleaner on February 22nd, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

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Despite attacks, teachers urged to be role models in classroom

Gleaner on February 22nd, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU: Amid outrage over a spike in school violence that has gone viral, Jamaican teachers have been urged to behave professionally and to be standard-bearers for moral values. That call has come from Dr Lorna Gow-Morrison, the principal…

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Survivor: German shooter emptied magazine, calmly walked out

Gleaner on February 22nd, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

HANAU, Germany (AP): Piter Minnemann and his friends were eating when they heard shots fired outside the door of the snack bar in Hanau where they had gathered. Minnemann, 18, recalled that he had just got his pizza when the first shots were heard…

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Bloomfield accused killer’s case heads to Kingston

Gleaner on February 22nd, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

The case against Simeon Sutherland, the man charged with the murder of then Portland Eastern Member of Parliament Dr Lynvale Bloomfield, has been transferred to Kingston for trial. Attorneys-at-law Peter Champagnie, QC, and Samoi Campbell were…

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St Ann man charged for possession of illegal firearm and ammunition

Gleaner on February 22nd, 2020 | File Under More News -

A 23-year-old man is to answer charges of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition, following his arrest yesterday by the St Ann’s Bay Police. The Corporate Communications Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force reports that charges stem…

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St Ann man arrested for illegal firearm and ammunition

Gleaner on February 22nd, 2020 | File Under More News -

A 23-year-old man is to answer charges of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition, following his arrest yesterday by the St Ann’s Bay Police. The Corporate Communications Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force reports that charges stem…

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Spanish Town Hospital to get $3.5 billion upgrade

Gleaner on February 22nd, 2020 | File Under More News -

(JIS)- Government is to spend approximately $3.5 billion on the expansion of the Spanish Town Hospital in St Catherine. The announcement was made by Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton, while addressing a…

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