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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...

WESTERN BUREAU:Transport and Mining Minister Mike Henry said he will be seeking to expand the metro bus service in Montego Bay, St James, as part of an integrated transport plan that will ensure sustainability, which is one of the bigger challenges...

Drink products bearing the label Portland Best have been found to contain an unusually high amount of bacteria that could be harmful to humans if consumed. As such, the Portland Health Department has ordered the closure of the bottling facility,...

The murderous start to the new year has sparked concern and condemnation among members of the Jamaica Council of Churches (JCC), which has extended an appeal to the religious community to initiate anti-crime initiatives throughout their respective...

The three men who were held with 18 illegal guns and a large quantity of ammunition in Portland nearly five years ago have each been sentenced to five years in prison. The cache comprised 10 pistols, five revolvers, two shotguns and one Intratec 9mm pistol as well as 1,279 rounds of ammunition.  

DARLEY, Portland:Marooned for seven days because of the mysterious appearance of a large body of water, residents of Darley and Maidstone in west Portland could have road access later today.On Saturday, private contractors, with the aid of heavy-...

The message that hit home for the hundreds who gathered to celebrate the life of Ian Anthony Boyne at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Kingston yesterday came from the veteran journalist himself - and in no uncertain terms."We must cherish one...

The usual complaint that crime-fighting efforts in Jamaica are hampered by a lack of resources is being challenged by businessman John Mahfood, who is of the opinion that the problem really rests in the Government's lack of guts, and its failure to...
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