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  1. Montague defends reduction in national security spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | The Gleaner

    Opposition spokesman on national security Peter Bunting says the Budget for the Ministry of National Security did not reflect public security as a priority of the Andrew Holness administration. Commenting on the allocation for the ministry in the Estimates of Expenditure for the 2017-2018 financial year, Bunting said both the capital and recurrent expenditures have been reduced by about $2 billion when compared to the allocations for the current 2016-2017 Budget.

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  2. Senior party officials to nominate PhillipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | The Gleaner

    Leader of opposition business in the House of Representatives and chairman of the powerful Region Three, Phillip Paulwell and Central Manchester Member of Parliament Peter Bunting, will tomorrow lead senior officers of the party as they ink the nomination forms for Peter Phillips, paving the way for the People's National Party stalwart to take the baton from outgoing president Portia Simpson Miller on March 26. The signing of Phillips' nomination forms by senior party officials is in keeping with stipulations by the party secretariat that senior members of the candidate's official campaign directorate be among the signatories, given the importance of the declaration.

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  3. Arrest warrant issued for Danville WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Gleaner

    The warrant was issued today after Walker failed to appear in court in the case being pursued against him by the Office of the Contractor General. A short while ago, Walker's attorney Keith Bishop explained that his client did not turn up because he had failed to advise him of the date.

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  4. Bunting bows out - Banker abandons bid to challenge for PNP presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Gleaner

    After two previous attempts, the member of parliament for East Central St Andrew, Dr Peter Phillips, 66, seems set to finally be crowned president of the People's National Party as the campaign of his early challenger, Peter Bunting, came crashing down yesterday. The shock exit of Bunting from the presidential race is believed to have been triggered by a meeting of more than 250 senior Comrades who, on Sunday, at Mona Visitors' Lodge on the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies in St Andrew, one by one pledged to support Phillips.

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  5. Bunting backs out, endorses Phillips as next PNP presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Central Manchester MP Peter Bunting has withdrawn his intention to run for the post of president of the People's National Party . In a statement a short while ago, Bunting said his assessment has shown that there is overwhelming support for East Central St Andrew Member of Parliament Dr Peter Phillips to replace Portia Simpson Miller as the party president.

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  6. In Your NeighbourhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Anthony Minott/Photographer The winning Portsmouth Primary team. They grabbed their third title in a row after they defeated Naggo Head 18-9 in the final.

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  7. #LocalGovtElection: What's at stake in today's polls?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Manchester-based political watcher Kevin O'Brien Chang says based on public support and the momentum from the general elections, the Andrew Holness-led Jamaica Labour Party led is the favourite to win most of the municipal corporations. Political historian, Troy Caine, says while a loss at the polls could hurt Simpson Miller but he is not sure it would hasten her departure.

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  8. Comfort in misery for months over garbage pile-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | The Gleaner

    There has been no garbage collection in Comfort district, central Manchester, for more than two months. I visited the local office in Mandeville four weeks ago and was told that collection would be resumed that week.

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  9. In Your NeighbourhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Coaches in Portmore and the corporate area were certified during a joint venture coaching course in softball/baseball by the Jamaica Baseball Association and the Jamaica Amateur Softball Association and Socana Elite, a Canadian-based coaching duo of Candice Stephens and Courtney Auger, at the Ascot Primary School in Portmore, recently. Stephens is an international pitcher for Canada and she possesses seven variations of pitches, while Auger is an international batter and catcher for South Africa and is ranked 18th in World softball.

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  10. In Your NeighbourhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Captain of the Manchester Under-13 football team, Shane Buckle , accepts the tranche of Juici Patties-sponsored match balls for his team from St Catherine FA president, Peter Reid , and Dalton Wint , during the opening presentation of the South Central Confederation Youth Football competition on July 9. Also sharing in the occasion is Kemoy Slowly, representing the Manchester Under-15 team.The South Central Confederation Under-13 league was Paul Byfield's last assignment. Weather permitting, the finals of the Central Manchester Sports Development Committee Netball leagues will be hosted tomorrow at the May Day High School grounds.

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  11. In Your NeighbourhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Anthony Minott/Freelance Photographer Businessman Ray McIntosh , pose with nine of 10 GSAT achievers who received tablets courtesy of his initiative. The Gleaner advanced to the second round of the Business House three-on-three Division One basketball league when they defeated former champions Grace Canning 27-24 at the Stadium Courts recently.

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  12. Sutherland Global recruiting 1,500Read the original story

    Sep 27, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Sutherland offers call centre services to a number of Fortune 500 companies. Its last big recruitment drive was in October 2012 when it announced up to 3,000 available positions.

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  13. Businesses urged to seek growthRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 | The Gleaner

    In seeking to improve the economy of the parish, the President of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce Garfield Green has announced the formation of a number partnerships necessary for this goal. Groups being urged to enter into this arrangement are the security forces, members of the financial and education sector, and government leaders.

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  14. Bunting calls for peaceful campaignRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | The Gleaner

    As the race to fill the positions of four vice-presidents in the People's National Party intensifies, Peter Bunting, Central Manchester member of parliament, has called for a show of unity among the five candidates who will be seeking to secure the four vice-president slots on September 17. Four of the five candidates vying to fill the slots were present at a constituency conference in East Portland Sunday night. The four - Dr Fenton Ferguson, Noel Arscott, Lisa Hanna, and Angela Brown Burke - stated their intention to delegates and party workers, who gathered at Port Antonio High School, during the conference put on by sitting Member of Parliament Dr Lynvale Bloomfield.

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  15. Adventist leader admonishes Christians to stop finger-pointingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | The Gleaner

    With Jamaica celebrating its 54th year as an independent nation last Saturday, the spotlight has been turned on the Christian community to examine itself and "stop the finger-pointing". The call came from president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica, Pastor Everett Brown, as he addressed congregants during the denomination's day of prayer for the nation, celebrated on the first Sabbath in August each year.

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  16. Portia unchallenged - Bunting backs out of September electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller gives Lydia Richards a high-five after she was nominated at the People's National Party's Old Hope Road headquarters in St Andrew yesterday. Opposition leader Portia Simpson Miller seems set to remain president of the People's National Party , after being nominated as the only contender for the party's top job at the PNP's Old Hope Road headquarters yesterday.

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  17. Bunting bashes Burke over 'stand down' commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Manchester Central MP Peter Bunting is accusing the People's National Party general secretary, Paul Burke, of creating unnecessary controversy within the Party. Bunting was responding to Burke's denial earlier today that officers of the party had asked the Central Manchester and other aspirants for president of the PNP to stand down this year because of the impending local government elections.

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  18. Burke: Bunting wasn't asked to not challenge Portia for PNP presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Gleaner

    People's National Party General Secretary Paul Burke says while many will be happy with Bunting's decision, the party's officers did not make any such request or took no such decision. People's National Party General Secretary Paul Burke, is dismissing claims that officers of the party had asked Central Manchester MP Peter Bunting not to offer himself as a candidate for the post of party president.

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  19. Bunting: I won't challenge Portia for PNP president this SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Gleaner

    It appears Portia Simpson Miller will be returned unopposed as People's National Party president after Central Manchester Member of Parliament, Peter Bunting, last night announced he will not be challenging her in September. Nominations for the top posts in the party are open until Wednesday, but there have been media reports that Simpson Miller's other likely challenger, Dr. Peter Phillips, will also not be mounting a challenge this year.

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