Sun | Apr 18, 2021

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Edward Gabbidon, chairman of the HEART/NSTA Trust and CEO of Syncon Technologies.

Officials at HEART/NSTA Trust have been wrestling with conflicts of interest claims over the award of millions in contracts to a technology company whose CEO is the State’s multibillion-dollar training agency’s board chairman. Edward Gabbidon, the...
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Porters take a young man who had sustained gunshot wounds to the shoulder to the Accident and Emergency Department at the Kingston Public Hospital in this May 2010 photo.

As Jamaicans came to terms with the first case of the novel coronavirus in March 2020, the Kingston Public Hospital’s (KPH) Accident and Emergency Unit – one of the busiest in the country – had up to that time seen 212 gunshot wound victims and 116...

Since 2018, Mark Stewart’s* life centred around a gang of four letters: PAIN. Since being shot six times in February of that year, it has pained him to talk, walk, eat; and now, three years later, to accept the life of heavy dependency he now leads...

WESTERN BUREAU: As the embattled Westmoreland Central Member of Parliament (MP) George Wright grapples with assault allegations, several residents of the constituency came out in a show of force in Savanna-la-Mar and Whithorn on Friday to protest...

Some shopkeepers in Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ St Andrew West Central constituency are seething from his comments about COVID-19 safety breaches which have been construed in some quarters as classist. In citing reasons for three consecutive...

The late Dr Gilbert Allen has been praised by civic society as an outstanding public servant who was a reservoir of wisdom and whose charm endeared many. Allen, former custos rotulorum of Manchester, died on Thursday morning aged 92 after ailing...

The Harmons Valley Community Council Benevolent Society (HVCCBS) is exploring apiculture and agriculture investments to generate income for project beneficiaries and sustain the charitable initiatives they undertake annually. The project, which...

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is set to ratify that George Wright, the embattled Westmoreland Central member of parliament, go on a leave of absence from the party until investigations into allegations that he was involved in a brutal beating of a...

The acquittal of Christopher ‘Dog Paw’ Linton has brought joy to his family, who believes that he was innocent of the charges from the very outset. Linton’s 62-year-old mother, Claris Senior, who described herself as a “born-again Christian”,...

Senior attorney-at-law Diane Jobson has dismissed as ridiculous assertions that “a monster has been let loose on society” in the wake of the acquittal of reputed gang leader Christopher ‘Dog Paw’ Linton. The 28-year-old reputed gangster and his co...
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