Jamaica - Jamaica Gleaner
Thursday - 17th January, 2019
May stays, but still beset by Brexit
BRITISH PRIME Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament yesterday to remain i...
Wednesday - 16th January, 2019
May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed in historic Commons defeat
BRITISH LAWMAKERS overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal with the Europ...
Tuesday - 15th January, 2019
DON’T BANK ON UK DEAL
CONTRARY TO a promise made by United Kingdom (UK) high commissioner to Jamaica, Asif Ahmad, in 2017,...
Monday - 14th January, 2019
‘She wouldn’t want me crying’
OVER THE past month, Jade McLaren has shared video calls each Sunday with friend Miss Universe Jamai...
Sunday - 13th January, 2019
Tufton promises stronger security for hospitals
WITH FRESH concerns about the security at public-health facilities following the snatching of babies...
Saturday - 12th January, 2019
Men were suspected robbers, defence suggests in Vanessa Kirkland murder trial
DEFENCE ATTORNEYS yesterday suggested that the police were in pursuit of the blue Suzuki Swift motor...
Friday - 11th January, 2019
$1.5 billion allocation for secondary road repairs forces NWA to prioritise
IT WOULD cost approximately $8 billion to carry out the maintenance work needed on nearly 70 per cen...
Wednesday - 9th January, 2019
$1.5B FOR SECONDARY ROADS
THE PARLIAMENTARY Opposition is terming as premature and unwarranted, a likely move by the Governmen...
Tuesday - 8th January, 2019
Security measures will remain after SOEs – Chang
MINISTER OF National Security Dr Horace Chang is reassuring Jamaicans that the presence of the secur...
Monday - 7th January, 2019
‘Ridiculous and political gamesmanship’
A CLAIM by Colin Fagan, member of parliament for South East St Catherine, that the Ministry of Healt...
Sunday - 6th January, 2019
Wrong lessons at e-Learning
ALLEGATIONS OF cronyism, nepotism and mismanagement have surfaced around yet another entity in the f...
Saturday - 5th January, 2019
TO U R I S M M I N I S T E R E d m u n d B a r t l e t t yesterday announced that highly regarded to...
Friday - 4th January, 2019
MINISTRY URGES CAUTION AS DENGUE CASES SPIKE, FATALITIES CONFIRMED
THE MINISTRY of Health has pumped an additional $250 million into its response efforts as the island...
Wednesday - 2nd January, 2019
‘TOO SHORT NOTICE’
THE OFFICE of the Prime Minister (OPM) has expressed surprise and scepticism that Opposition Leader ...
Tuesday - 1st January, 2019
DUMP THE DUMP
THE JAMAICA Environment Trust (JET) says it stands in support of a planned winding down of operation...
Monday - 31st December, 2018
EDUCATION MINISTER Ruel Reid is set to intervene in the case of a 13year-old boy who has been blocke...
Sunday - 30th December, 2018
Road race rackets?
ROAD RACES, runs and walks have become the latest craze for persons wanting exercise and the first c...
Saturday - 29th December, 2018
Friday - 28th December, 2018
St James hits 100 murders despite SOE and ZOSO
DESPITE ENHANCED security measures, including the imposition of a state of public emergency (SOE), t...
Thursday - 27th December, 2018
IT WAS not a merry Christmas for scores of Jamaicans who were without water on Christmas Day after t...
Wednesday - 26th December, 2018
CHEQUERED CHRISTMAS FREED NINE YEARS AFTER BEING CHARGED WITH KILLING HER HUSBAND, BUT NO CELEBRATION AS HIS DISAPPEARANCE STILL HAUNTS HER
FOR THE first Christmas in nine years, yesterday, Joyce Leslie faced the festivities at home without...
Monday - 24th December, 2018
BUSINESS LEADERS MUST TAKE CHARGE
AN OFFICIAL of the InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB) has declared that a private sector-driven ec...
Sunday - 23rd December, 2018
PENNY WISE, POUND FOOLISH
JAMAICANS TRYING to save money by splicing old and damaged Christmas lights could be putting themsel...
Saturday - 22nd December, 2018
Fly Jamaica awarded half a billion dollars in legal dispute
ADS GLOBAL Limited, a business process outsourcing (BPO) company based in St James, has been ordered...
Friday - 21st December, 2018
ECLAC projects slight uptick in Ja’s economic growth next year
THE UNITED Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has projected tha...
Thursday - 20th December, 2018
VIOLENTLY ROBBED of his left hand and later losing two sons in gun-related incidents, 56-year-old pr...
Wednesday - 19th December, 2018
Cops to ease traffic gridlock during Yuletide season
SENIOR SUPERINTENDENT of Police Calvin Allen is assuring motorists that they can expect reasonable t...
Tuesday - 18th December, 2018
Petrojam loses latest round of legal battle with former GM
THE SUPREME Court has cleared the way for the Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) to hear the case be...
Monday - 17th December, 2018
Churches gaining from gambling
CHURCHES ARE among the main beneficiaries of the proceeds of gambling revenue collected by the Betti...
Sunday - 16th December, 2018
JPs illegally certifying documents for strangers in MoBay bus park
PRIME MINISTER Andrew Holness has vowed that the Government will use the security forces to ensure t...
Saturday - 15th December, 2018
ONE GOVERNMENT senator has joined the call for the Andrew Holness administration to publicly name th...
Friday - 14th December, 2018
... Phillips says in voting against SOE extensions
WHILE ACKNOWLEDGING that the decision not to support an extension of the states of pubic emergency i...
Thursday - 13th December, 2018
JACAP secures court victory, eyes other copyright violators
MONTEGO BAY Mayor Homer Davis has expressed dismay and disappointment at the parliamentary Oppositio...
Wednesday - 12th December, 2018
We need human-rights guidelines, says advocate.
AKEY plank of the Andrew Holness administration’s plan to drive down Jamaica’s murder rate was d...
Tuesday - 11th December, 2018
PETROJAM NEEDS AN UPGRADE PM SAYS URGENT ACTION REQUIRED AS OIL REFINERY IS IN DANGER OF BECOMING OBSOLETE
PRIME MINISTER Andrew Holness said the Petrojam oil refinery is in danger of becoming obsolete.&...
Monday - 10th December, 2018
GET THE CASH Ashley urges Holness to name beneficiaries, recover millions improperly spent at Petrojam
PRIME MINISTER Andrew Holness should publicly name all the individuals, entities, and consultants th...
Sunday - 9th December, 2018
Wheatley’s woes grow!
DR ANDREW Wheatley, who held the energy portfolio for most of the past two years, has expressed disa...
Saturday - 8th December, 2018
NEW ROAD LAWS IN 3 MONTHS SENATE PASSES ROAD TRAFFIC ACT
THE NEW road traffic legislation was passed by the Senate yesterday, four years after it was first p...
Friday - 7th December, 2018
13-y-o boy reportedly murders mother
RESIDENTS OF Berkshire District in Bethel Town, Westmoreland, were left baffled yesterday, as they w...
Thursday - 6th December, 2018
Petrojam on edge of liquidity crisis
PETROJAM’S MOST liquid assets, cash, and equivalents covered only an average 17 per cent of its cu...
Wednesday - 5th December, 2018
Safe for Christmas
DESPITE THE more than encouraging decline in all categories of major crime, the national security hi...
Tuesday - 4th December, 2018
Wanton road terror claims 343 lives
“WANTON TERROR being executed by some motorists” is the major cause of the 303 fatal crashes whi...
Sunday - 2nd December, 2018
Time for climate action, Holness tells G20 leaders
PRIME MINISTER Andrew Holness has underscored the need for more action and less talk on climate chan...
Saturday - 1st December, 2018
PERSONS LIVING WITH HIV SAY IT IS NOT A DEATH SENTENCE ‘LIFE GOES ON’
THE HOMELESS are reported to have the highest level of condom use at their last sexual encounter tha...
Friday - 30th November, 2018
SHE WAS GOING TO IMPACT THE WORLD St Hugh’s High devastated by loss of honour roll student in house bombing
FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD ST Hugh’s High School student Tashi Munda had several great moments that highligh...
Thursday - 29th November, 2018
Embattled Petrojam HR manager quits
THE EMBATTLED human resource manager for Petrojam, Yolande Ramharrack, has resigned. Her resignation...
Wednesday - 28th November, 2018
PSOJ unhappy with treatment of SOE detainees in MoBay
HOWARD MITCHELL, president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), has reacted with di...
Tuesday - 27th November, 2018
INVESTIGATORS AT the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority, along with the army, have initiated a probe i...
Monday - 26th November, 2018
SEXUAL HARASSMENT SHAM?
ALMOST 30 years after Jamaica first started its consideration of laws to address the issue of sexual...
Sunday - 25th November, 2018
STUMPED by the State
NEARLY FOUR decades after they were promised land titles and started paying property tax, residents ...
Saturday - 24th November, 2018
Road Traffic Act stalled again
THE DECISION of the Senate to delay passage of the new road traffic legislation amid concerns raised...
Friday - 23rd November, 2018
Reid stands by PEP mock exam results
THE MINISTRY of Education says that the method of combining the scores of students who fell in the c...
Thursday - 22nd November, 2018
‘I PUNCHED HIM IN THE FACE 4 TIMES’
THERE ARE times when talk is not enough, and strong, maybe even controversial actions, have to be ta...
Wednesday - 21st November, 2018
JTA still awaiting PEP mock exam results
DR GARTH Anderson, president of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), said he is still awaiting...
Tuesday - 20th November, 2018
60% OF TEENS INTO SEXTING New study suggests that thousands of high-school students share nude images
SEXTING IS a major online activity for a high percentage of Jamaica’s teenagers, a new study by th...
Monday - 19th November, 2018
PM wants police wage dispute settled
PRIME MINISTER Andrew Holness yesterday expressed disappointment that wage negotiations between the ...
Sunday - 18th November, 2018
Rough on students
STUDENTS AT 18 educational institutions will have to pay more for meals tomorrow as the concessionai...
Saturday - 17th November, 2018
CULTURE CHANGE IN WESTMORELAND NEEDED TO TACKLE BIKE-RELATED ROAD FATALITIES, SAYS ROAD SAFETY OFFICIAL
THE LATEST national statistics reveal that motorcyclists account for almost 25 per cent of road fata...
Friday - 16th November, 2018
Jamaica’s excessive borrowing must stop
JAMAICA NEEDS to desist from its practice of excessive borrowing if the country is to grow economica...
Thursday - 15th November, 2018
5-Y-O KNEW HER SISTERS WERE DEAD
The Road Traffic Act 2018 will not only make it illegal to drive with a cell phone and other communi...
Wednesday - 14th November, 2018
$1-billion Christmas gift
NEARLY $1 billion has been allocated to all members of parliament (MPs) for enhancement work in thei...
Tuesday - 13th November, 2018
Murder at Lannaman’s Prep school gate leaves students traumatised
THE KILLING of a parent in front of Lannaman’s Preparatory School in St Andrew yesterday has left ...
Monday - 12th November, 2018
Pastors urge women to choose partners carefully
SINCE TAKING shape in August 2012, the University of the West Indies Community Film Project (UWICFP)...
Sunday - 11th November, 2018
Mercenary lawyers cause GLC to consider new rules on contingency fees
FACED WITH a mountain of allegations against attorneys-at-law, the General Legal Council (GLC) is co...
Saturday - 10th November, 2018
TWO LAWMAKERS have called for the Government and the parliamentary Opposition to commence a joint in...
Friday - 9th November, 2018
Petrojam responds to discrepancy in sum owed
AEGEAN, THE Greek fuel trading company that filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States, ha...
Thursday - 8th November, 2018
Hijacker Fray ‘safe’ with family
STEPHEN FRAY, the Jamaican man who was sentenced to more than 70 years in prison for hijacking a com...
Wednesday - 7th November, 2018
GOP clinging to Congress as voters test Trump strength
REPUBLICANS WERE clinging to delicate majorities in the House and Senate last night as an anxious na...
Tuesday - 6th November, 2018
Beating children does more harm than good, new evidence suggests
FRUSTRATION IS the main reason that drives caregivers to beat their children, an ongoing study by th...
Monday - 5th November, 2018
‘Keep corporal punishment’
EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD Deandra Edwards is making a passionate plea for the Government to think carefully ...
Sunday - 4th November, 2018
FOR WEEKS he was the target of almost every dart flung by the parliamentary Opposition, and even mem...
Saturday - 3rd November, 2018
SAFE SPACES FOR AT-RISK YOUTH GOV’T TO UNDERTAKE SPECIAL PROGRAMMES TO AID CHILDREN AND THE VULNERABLE
WITH TOO many of the nation’s children being subjected to violence and sexual abuse, stakeholders ...
Friday - 2nd November, 2018
Cash payments hinder economic growth, reveals Mastercard study
BY USING cash to pay for goods and services, Jamaicans are hindering the economy’s potential to gr...
Thursday - 1st November, 2018
Has release of reputed gangster triggered review of Ja’s parole system?
OTHER CARIBBEAN countries have been listed as areas that pose a threat to American tourists, accordi...
Wednesday - 31st October, 2018
ALTHOUGH NOT conclusively attributing the drastic plunge in persons being shot and stabbed in the Ol...
Tuesday - 30th October, 2018
Tremendous improvement in water levels at reservoirs – Buchanan
CHARLES BUCHANAN, communications manager at the National Water Commission (NWC), has reported that t...
Monday - 29th October, 2018
‘Keep the faith’
JAMAICA-BASED RABBI Yaakov Raskin, in a letter to local Jews yesterday, said that he was “shocked ...
Sunday - 28th October, 2018
Squatting on ‘sacred land’ Thousands of acres of church-owned property captured
THE MORAVIANS, Methodists, Catholics, Anglicans, Baptists have all been bitten by the scourge of squ...
Saturday - 27th October, 2018
Central Kingston residents anxious for redevelopment of area
ACKNOWLEDGING THE need for the redevelopment of their communities, residents of central Kingston app...
Friday - 26th October, 2018
‘You took a wrecking ball to the place’
FORMER MINISTER of National Security Peter Bunting, on Wednesday, accused Chief Executive Officer (C...
Thursday - 25th October, 2018
Wouldn’t free passports be better than NIDS?
CHIEF JUSTICE Bryan Sykes yesterday questioned whether it would be better for the Government to issu...
Wednesday - 24th October, 2018
FRUSTRATION, FLOODED roads and buildings, citywide gridlock, hours in standstill traffic, and being ...
Tuesday - 23rd October, 2018
Be careful of overreacting to tremors, warns expert
HEAD OF the Mona GeoInformatics Institute of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Dr Parris Lyew...
Monday - 22nd October, 2018
Trinidad mobilises army to help flood victims
THE TRINIDAD and Tobago military has been mobilised to carry out relief efforts in the twin-island r...
Sunday - 21st October, 2018
TRAUMATISED BY the murder of close relatives or friends, and scarred from excessive abuse, some of t...
Saturday - 20th October, 2018
11,000 DETAINED, 400 CHARGED
AN OPPOSITION senator, citing official documents, has revealed that close to 11,000 persons have bee...
Friday - 19th October, 2018
Jamaica clamping down on spiteful parents who abduct children and run off
JAMAICAN AUTHORITIES are cracking down on the practice of one parent abducting a child and moving aw...
Thursday - 18th October, 2018
Bring people close to representatives
ABUILDING by its mere design will attract the stares of passersby, but Jamaica’s new Parliament bu...
Wednesday - 17th October, 2018
Angry reaction after Portland mother forced to transfer her child to avoid lap-up buses
OUTRAGE HAS greeted a report in The Sunday Gleaner about a Portland mother who had to seek a transfe...
Tuesday - 16th October, 2018
‘I WAS GOING TO DIE TRYING’ MATERNAL INSTINCT DRIVES WOMAN INSPECTOR TO SAVE FAMILY FROM THREE GUNMEN
IT WAS maternal instinct more than anything else that spurred Woman Inspector Allison Grant-Johnson ...
Monday - 15th October, 2018
Sonya saves lives
EXCEPT FOR a few slip-ups, Sonya Binns Lawrence has been donating blood every three months since the...
Sunday - 14th October, 2018
Enforcement of early closing hours hurting bars and clubs in St Catherine North
THE STATE of emergency (SOE) declared in the St Catherine North Police Division has resulted in a bi...
Saturday - 13th October, 2018
Students suffering trauma get support from stakeholders
SOLUTIONS TO offer help to children who suffer trauma owing to violence and other circumstances were...
Friday - 12th October, 2018
THE USUALLY cheerful Kingston College (KC) family has been mourning heavily following the deaths of ...
Thursday - 11th October, 2018
LIVING ON PAST GLORY
JAMAICA’S PRIME Minister Andrew Holness said that the country is living on past glory and that it ...
Wednesday - 10th October, 2018
SEEMING CONFUSION between four state entities allowed drivers to ignore close to 90 per cent of the ...
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