Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
It is Kelly Magnus' dream to build a culture of reading in the six inner-city communities in which the Fight for Peace Foundation operates. Now, with the receipt of a grant from the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ), she expects that her dream will...
Residents of Linstead and surrounding areas in St Catherine will soon benefit from added pharmacy services with the construction of a new pharmacy building at the Linstead Hospital.Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton broke ground yesterday for the...
Industry and Commerce Minister Audley Shaw has disclosed that the Government is now in the process of engaging technical consultants to assess the feasibility of utilising unclaimed funds held by financial institutions as a financing option for the...
The Supreme Court has ordered the reinstatement of a career public servant who was "retired" as head of the state-run Court Management Services (CMS) by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen after she was given permission to pursue further studies.The...
It is likely that charges could be laid against a disgruntled licensed firearm holder who brandished his gun inside the National Commercial Bank (NCB) in Half-Way Tree yesterday, allegedly pointing it at security personnel.According to Dahlia...
- Construction worker killed by falling wall 40-year-old Michael Harrison a construction worker of a Warsop address died from injuries he received when a wall fell on him this morning in Trelawny. The New Hope resident was working on a section of an unfinished house when a wall fell on him... Read More
- World cup clock stopped working The official World Cup countdown clock in Rio de Janeiro has stopped time. Although there's less than 11 months before the 2014 World Cup begins, the clock set up by local organizers at Copacabana Beach still shows there are 365 days to go before... Read More
- Curacao Jazz Festival line up looking good Some of the biggest names in show business are scheduled to perform at this year's Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival . The event, slated for August 30 and 31 in the World Trade Centre in Piscadera Bay, will feature a mix of jazz and blues, pop, soul,... Read More
- League cup format to be brought back into play The league cup format, which was discarded eight years ago for league play could be re-introduced for next season's National Premier League. As Sun City news understands, the sponsors seem to be leading the clamour for change, which could be made... Read More
- Pentobarbital expires in September The nation's most active death penalty state is running out of its execution drug. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice says its remaining supply of pentobarbital expires in September. Department spokesman Jason Clark says officials are... Read More
- Cabbie remanded The Manchester taxi operator accused of molesting his teenage daughter will have to spend another month in prison. The man, who is charged with rape and incest, was remanded when appeared in the Mandeville Resident Magistrate's Court Wednesday. His... Read More