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Judge slams Dr Ford, sentences him to six months

A judge yesterday scolded convicted medical doctor Jephthah Ford, saying that he used his perceived influence to become an agent of corruption. "The court is of the view that your perceived influence, or who you believe you are, you used that beli...

Child killer sentenced to life

Expressionless was the face of 28-year-old Kayode Garwood, who was convicted of the murder of 11-year-old Tareek Gregory, as he was sentenced to life in prison in the Manchester Circuit Court yesterday. Garwood will have to serve 26 years before be...

Edwards upset at JFF treatment

Former national Under-17 coach Andrew Edwards said that he is disappointed at not being given what he describes as adequate notification that his contract with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) would not be renewed or extended. Edwards, who...

JN Group emphasises being Jamaican - Gospel singer Kevin Downswell, entity's first brand ambassador

On Friday night at the Talk of the Town Restaurant at Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, high above the damp city streets, The Jamaica National (JN) Group presented its first corporate branding campaign. One of the group's more prominent deve...

Fisher fights to remain elections boss

Director of Elections Orrette Fisher was summoned to a meeting last Wednesday and informed that his tenure would come to an end today, his attorney Hugh Wildman has asserted. Wildman claimed, too, that no reason was given for Fisher’s termination...

More compassion for persons using public health facilities

Jamaicans should soon begin to experience more compassion from medical practitioners when they visit public clinics and hospitals, Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton has said. He was speaking to The Gleaner yesterday at The Jamaica Pegas...

Growth & Jobs | Young J'cans get BPO training, job placement

More than 400 young Jamaicans have completed comprehensive skill development training for the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry in the past three years under the Avasant Digital Youth Employment Initiative, which has consistently secu...

Golding, Brown Burke steamroll opponents

In short order, the People's National Party's (PNP) Mark Golding and Angela Brown Burke will be taking their seats in the Lower House, having scored emphatic electoral wins in yesterday's by-elections in St Andrew South and St Andrew South West, r...

Ecstasy & Agony – JLP celebrates Dunn victory with massive street rally

Jubilant Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters brought the main street in Annotto Bay to a standstill, forcing everyone and everything to a halt for several hours, as the party held a celebration meeting at the car park in the town yesterday. The ...

Ity business-like about MBA

The first few times Ian 'Ity' Ellis sat in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) class last year, some fellow students were scanning the room for a hidden camera, believing it was yet another prank for the Ity & Fancy Cat Show. There ...