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  • JC board says it did not get $20m from MOE for track March 26, 2019
    The Jamaica College (JC) board of management has disputed public statements made by Prime Minister Andrew Holness that his Government donated $30 million to the construction of the school’s state-of-the-art stadium. Further, the board revealed that...
    Livern Barrett/Senior Staff Reporter
  • Privy Council sides with JFJ March 26, 2019
    Former executive director of Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ), Dr Carolyn Gomes, is hailing a major ruling from the United Kingdom-based Judicial Committee of the Privy Council which could place cops accused of extrajudicial killings under greater...
    Nickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer
  • Charles Jr joins Cabinet March 26, 2019
    Placing Senator Pearnel Charles Jr at the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (MEGJC), which already has three ministers without portfolio, will accomplish nothing, political commentator Martin Henry has suggested. Karl Samuda, Mike Henry...
    Livern Barrett/Senior Staff Reporter
  • No prima donnas! - Student athletes should abide by school rules, says Wright March 26, 2019
    Student athletes who do not face the consequences of their behaviour and are allowed to flout rules because they are talented will not develop the sense of responsibility they need to rise to the top of their field, according to head of community...
    Dania Bogle/Gleaner Writer
  • PNP facing uphill task, poll shows March 26, 2019
    The Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) is facing an uphill task to supersede and replace the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in popularity, according to Martin Henry’s reading of the RJRGLEANER-commissioned Don Anderson poll on the...
    Christopher Serju/Gleaner Writer
  • We got no special treatment, says Quality Academics March 26, 2019
    The privately run school, Quality Academics, has declared that it does not get any special treatment from the Ministry of Education (MOE). Quality Academics was responding to allegations raised by the parliamentary Opposition that it gets almost...
  • Eight illegal guns seized out west in four days March 26, 2019
    The Area One Police Division in western Jamaica is basking in its success following the seizure of eight illegal firearms and more than 180 rounds of assorted ammunition in Westmoreland and St James on the weekend. The gun seizures came on the...
    Hopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writer
  • UWI Graduate School for Tourism by 2020 March 26, 2019
    WESTERN BUREAU: The University of the West Indies (UWI) should have its first-ever Graduate School of Tourism up and running at its Western Jamaica Campus in Montego Bay by the beginning of 2020. Speaking at the official groundbreaking for the new...
    Janet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer
  • Mandatory 10-digit dialling takes effect March 31 March 26, 2019
    Having extended the period of permissive dialling by five months ending March 30, 2019, 10-digit dialling will be mandatory as of March 31, the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has confirmed. The extension was granted following requests from...
    Paul Clarke/Gleaner Writer
  • Ruel Reid sent on leave as JC principal amid corruption probe March 26, 2019
    The Board of Management of Jamaica College (JC) says de facto principal Ruel Reid has been sent on leave amid a major corruption investigation. Reid, who had been education minister since 2016 was asked to resign by Prime Minister Andrew Holness...

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