Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
One of the problems that is expected to be addressed through the Jamaica Social Investment Fund's (JSIF) Integrated Community Development Project is electricity theft.The project will target the communities of Hanna Town, Denham Town and Tivoli...
Kevin Tapper, one of the six entertainers who were arrested in a cocaine bust at the Sangster International Airport last December, was yesterday sentenced to one year imprisonment at hard labour, when he appeared for sentencing in the Montego Bay...
CHAIRMAN OF the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry Sir David Simmons has received a vote of confidence from residents of Tivoli Gardens who have described him as being impartial and a keen listener.The accolades came during a two-hour tour of the...
WESTERN BUREAU:Spanish hotel group Melia has broken ranks, selecting an all-Jamaican team of contractors to lead its multimillion dollar upgrading of the new Melia Braco Jamaica, now under construction in Trelawny.Led by YP Seaton and Company, which...
The University of Technology (UTech) has moved to dismiss claims that it plans to discontinue its offering of a science education programme in the Faculty of Science and Sports.In an email response to The Gleaner, Professor Colin Gyles, deputy...
- Chile volcano Calbuco causes flight problems International flights are being delayed or cancelled because of concerns over the ash cloud created by the Calbuco volcano in Chile. The eruption on Thursday created a cloud of ash that went up 20km into the air. Volcanic ash can be extremely... Read More
- LASCO Boss Talks Tough On Sugar Cess Head of LASCO, Lascelles Chin says he may have to shelve his US$40 million expansion project if the government goes ahead with plans to impose a cess on imported refined sugar. LASCO is one of the country’s largest food... Read More
- Bolt says Tyson Gay's reduced doping ban sends wrong message Usain Bolt believes Tyson Gay should have been thrown out of the sport for doping. Gay received a backdated one-year suspension last year after testing positive for a steroid at the 2013 US championships. He was given the reduced penalty because he... Read More
- Public holiday in Anguilla as new chief minister sworn in Victor Banks was sworn in as the new head of government in this British Overseas Territory after his Anguilla United Front (AUF) was swept into power on Wednesday. Banks was sworn in by Governor Christina Scott, who said that she looked forward to... Read More
- Commission tours Tivoli Gardens Members of the Tivoli Commission of Enquiry are gearing up to begin their tour of the community that was the centre of the May 2010 operation to apprehend then don Christopher 'Dudus' Coke. Some of the places to be visited today include... Read More
- INCARCERATED RAPPER GUCCI MANE WORKING ON NEW ALBUM Incarcerated Rapper Gucci Mane is working on a new album behind bars with Dj/producer Diplo. The Icy hitmaker has been in jail since last August, serving six years in prison for two separate cases of firearm possession and aggravated assault. Read More