Monday | March 2, 2015

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The carnage on the nation's roadways is causing drivers under 30 years old to dig deeper into their pockets to pay, on average, as much as 80 per cent more for motor vehicle insurance than their counterparts over that age.That 80 per cent jump in...

WESTERN BUREAU: It was a day of anguish at the Bahia Principe hotel in Pear Tree Bottom, St Ann, yesterday as staff members reacted with shock and dismay at the horrifying news that four of their colleagues had perished in an early-morning crash...

You see them every day - riders, sometimes with their pillions, going at full speed without wearing their helmets. And from time to time, right behind them, are the police in their helmets. It's a juxtaposition that is cause for concern.Why are...

The government has finally paid 99-year-old Daphne Thompson the less than $1 million that was owed to her for the past 40 years.Attorney-at-law Jacqueline Cummings, who is representing Thompson, told The Sunday Gleaner that...

Almost one year after the St Thomas police raised the red flag about parents in the parish pushing their children into sexual activities in return for money, the problem is continuing with fresh concerns about the impact this is having on the children...

It is her love for children that drove Inez Burnett to foster eight of them over the years, and it is this same love that is pushing her to seek justice for her youngest foster child, who was hit by a bus close...

A former political candidate in St Thomas has charged that the parish has been failed by its elected leaders who have not done enough to advance the lot of the people. Franklyn Sephestine, chairman of the St Thomas Parish Development Committee, told...

As the countdown continues for the 150th anniversary of the Morant Bay Rebellion, sons and daughters of St Thomas who were guests at a Gleaner Editors' Forum last Thursday were asked to complete the one sentence: "In the next 50 years, I would like...

Outgoing chief executive officer of Digicel Jamaica Barry O'Brien is urging the leadership of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) to "question and challenge" any additional taxation that might be levied on private-sector businesses by the...

A man who, on Thursday, made a false report that a Canadian woman was abducted by a lone gunman in Pembroke Hall, St Andrew, is likely to be charged with public mischief."He is not yet in custody, but we are contemplating charging him for making...
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