Sat | May 15, 2021

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An Israeli air strike today targeted and destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza City that housed offices of The Associated Press, Al-Jazeera and other media outlets. Hours later, Israel bombed the home of Khalil al-Hayeh, a top leader of Gaza...

A teenager from Hanover is missing. She is 14 year-old Moleca Beckford.  The police say she was last seen in Esher District in the parish capital, Lucea on Thursday.  She was wearing a yellow blouse, white knickers and...

A Manchester woman is now hospitalised with gunshot wounds following a dramatic series of crimes that began with the abduction of a taxi operator and his passenger in the parish capital last night.

Fifteen fishing beaches are to be redeveloped over the next five years, says Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Floyd Green. He said that the redevelopment process will include three beaches per year at an estimated cost of $2.25 billion,...

Professor Carol Archer has been appointed to serve as a member of the acclaimed Special Advisory Group Enterprise (SAGE) to the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). The appointment was made by Under Secretary-General and UN-...

WESTERN BUREAU: While men are reported as dying from COVID-19 at a disproportionately higher rate than women, the Ministry of Health says that men’s rate of COVID-19 vaccination to date is 43 per cent, trailing behind women’s vaccination rate of 57...

Cooking is a gift, and Carlyle Burger keeps cooking and giving, said his brother, popular radio personality Wesley ‘Burgerman’ Burger. Last Sunday, the matriarchs in the community of Top Range in Mountain View, where the brothers were raised, were...

TORONTO: The Jamaican entertainment fraternity in Toronto is mourning the death of Deryck Charles Ramsay, who was popularly known for his philanthropic and promotional business acumen. He died April 26 of COVID-19 complications, after being...

LONDON: Jamaica’s honorary consul to Scotland Professor Sir Geoff Palmer has been named the new Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh Scotland. Sir Geoff, who is an internationally renowned scientist and human rights activist, will...

A man who was wanted for murder in St James was held in Rocky Point,  Clarendon during an intelligence-driven operation Friday afternoon. He is 21-year-old Soniman Walker, otherwise called Short Man.  Police sources told The Gleaner that...
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