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Dozens of persons who were convicted for illegal possession of guns and ammunition in St James and three other western parishes last year got off easy, as High Court judges opted for suspended sentences and fines as low as $70,000, an explosive...

Superintendent Robert Walker, who was blamed for the gridlock that shut down access to Norman Manley International Airport on New Year's Day because of the party dubbed Sandz, was yesterday removed as the head of the East Kingston Police Division....

She was so close.As Annakay Moreland waited anxiously for the clock to strike midnight to signal her 17th birthday, so, too, did her peers and caregivers who had big plans."We the staff and the children were planning to sing happy birthday, probably...

The "ridiculous" disparity in the sentence handed down by two High Court judges to four men who were held in Portland nearly five years ago with an arsenal of 18 illegal guns and a "bucketload" of ammunition has triggered demands for an explanation...

The planned re-enumeration exercise by the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ), which was slated to begin during this financial year, has been shelved and the $700 million allocated in the Budget to start the process was removed in the First...

Though a bit apprehensive, it was a composed and affectionate Doreen Dyer, who told The Gleaner of how hard time away from her children has been since the court ordered that they be separated."Mi really feel bad and I miss them a lot! It is the...

"Come here, mi baby!"That was how 44-year-old Doreen Dyer greeted her teenage daughter when she arrived at the Morant Bay Parish Court in St Thomas yesterday for a hearing after being charged with cruelty to child last year.Dyer caught the attention...

Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown said that the time has come for the Political Code of Conduct, endorsed by the People's National Party and the Jamaica Labour Party, to be given teeth through effective legislation."It is time for us to say...

The commitment to Jamaica's health needs is a core priority for the government of Japan, as it continues to strengthen already established linkages in the sector with a $9.4-million grant to the Spanish Town Hospital in St Catherine."I am pleased to...

The registration of Jamaica's two major political parties has been hailed by selected commissioner of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ), Justice Karl Harrison, as a significant milestone for the country's democracy and political history.The...
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