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Published:Sunday | May 22, 2022 | 12:15 AMRuddy Mathison - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Fifty-nine-year-old Marcia Dillon travelled from the United States to Jamaica with the intention of burying her mother, but she was denied that opportunity when she was gunned down while attending the wake on Friday night. It was an air of sadness...

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2021 | 12:14 AMRuddy Mathison - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Two weeks after an autopsy was performed and the body of deceased cult pastor Kevin Smith was handed over to relatives, there is an atmosphere of secrecy surrounding arrangements for his final rites. Smith, the late leader of the Pathways...

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2021 | 12:16 AMRuddy Mathison - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A fire of unknown origin that destroyed a warehouse owned by Singer at 2 Ashenheim Road in St Andrew early yesterday morning could not have happened at a worse time, said General Manager Sharon Spence Gibbs. In spite of the tragedy, Spence Gibbs...

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2021 | 12:31 AMRuddy Mathison - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Residents of March Pen in Spanish Town, St Catherine, are hopping mad after a two-year-old boy was killed and woman left hospitalised in a hit-and-run accident yesterday. Reports are that, about 11 a.m., the infant, Tayshawn McDonald, was at...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 12:12 AMRuddy Mathison - Sunday Gleaner Writer

ST CATHERINE: Several of St Catherine’s homeless are crying out for food. A number of them told The Sunday Gleaner that their greatest concern when they wake up from wherever they rested for the night is finding something to eat. Although there...

Published:Sunday | December 20, 2020 | 12:22 AMRuddy Mathison - Sunday Gleaner Writer

ST CATHERINE: The annual Linstead Grand Market is raising concerns among stakeholders and citizens in the St Catherine community, who want the day and night Christmas Eve event cancelled this year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic that has...

Published:Sunday | December 13, 2020 | 12:14 AMRuddy Mathison - Sunday Gleaner Writer

ST CATHERINE: A predawn shooting in the quiet rural community of Planters Hall in Old Harbour, St Catherine, on Friday has robbed 18-year-old Rosheda Nixon the opportunity of having her favourite uncle at a planned pre-Christmas family get-together...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2020 | 12:17 AMRuddy Mathison - Sunday Gleaner Writer

What two centenarian women in the parish of St Catherine have in common is the fact that they were hard workers who were both single parents. From all accounts, the women cherished the dignity of work, recognising from early in their lives that...

Published:Sunday | November 29, 2020 | 12:15 AMRuddy Mathison - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A number of residents in Portmore, St Catherine, are objecting to the revised push by the Andrew Holness administration to make the municipality Jamaica’s 15th parish. The Sunday Gleaner visited several communities in the Sunshine City to hear the...

Published:Sunday | November 1, 2020 | 12:16 AMRuddy Mathison - Sunday Gleaner Writer

An internal Clansman Gang feud turned bloody about 1:30 yesterday morning when a party being held at a garage in violation of the curfew orders under the Disaster Risk Management Act was shot up in Old Braeton in Portmore, St Catherine. The...

Published:Sunday | July 19, 2020 | 12:36 AMRuddy Mathison - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Police Federation Chairman Sergeant Patrae Rowe yesterday used the occasion of the funeral of Corporal Dane Biggs to renew an appeal to the Government to do more to honour cops killed in the line of duty. Biggs was killed in a June...

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