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The Government is cracking down on a criminal gang accused of a land grab on the outskirts of Clifton, St Catherine, and will today start the demolition of 30 illegally erected houses. The lands, which fall within the Government’s Greater Bernard...
Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission Executive Director Vitus Evans says unregulated players in the gaming industry are oftentimes tipped off ahead of crackdown.

Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) Executive Director Vitus Evans is batting for tougher sentences for unregulated operators in the gaming industry, arguing that judges have been too soft. Evans said that because of this, the...
Richard Henry, programme coordinator at RISE Life Management Services, makes a point during a Gleaner Editors’ Forum on Wednesday.

A recent study has found that almost 13 per cent of Jamaicans are considered problem or moderate problem gamblers, but stakeholders have asserted that the country is not facing a crisis. Problem gamblers are those who experience negative...

WESTERN BUREAU: Twelve-year-old Laron Jurik, who was found hanging from an apple tree in Broughton, Westmoreland, on Tuesday, had a history of suicidal behaviour that sparked scrutiny and worry, his disheartened mother has said. Jurik, who was...

The St Ann police have arrested a man in relation to the gruesome murder of his sister in Content Gardens, Ocho Rios, Monday night. The woman has been identified as 56-year-old Michelle Roache, who operated the Healing Stream Spiritual Temple in...

G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport is seeking to expand its campus’ facilities and double student enrolment to maximise revenue generation as part of its strategic five-year plan. Chairman Vishu Tolan said that the 42-year-old...

St Catherine North Eastern Member of Parliament (MP) Kerensia Morrison has called for the National Water Commission (NWC) to revise its 1985 regulation that ties water to the property owner rather than the customer. The lawmaker argued that the...

Dorraine Duncan and Jhordan Channer, co-founders of Island City Lab, have called for the Government to urgently establish cycle lanes in the Corporate Area. The youthful duo, who argued on the second day of a Jamaica Institution of Engineers’...

Weeks after his wife was slapped with a charge of attempted murder following allegations that she tried to mow him down with her car, Edward Lee, too, has found himself in trouble with the law. He is now facing an assault charge stemming from...

An ex-convict who defrauded veteran reggae singer Marcia Griffiths of approximately $4.8 million pleaded guilty to fraud charges on Tuesday and promised to start making payments next week Thursday. Ray Morgan, who was remanded, pleaded guilty to...
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