- UNDP seeks commissioners Justice Minister Mark Golding says, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been working alongside the Government to identify potential commissioners. He says the organisation has provided the names of some international candidates from... Read More
- Mugabe lashes out at Obama Robert Mugabe has blasted Barack Obama's stance on homosexuals ahead of the Zimbabwe elections. Mugabe repeated his claim that homosexuals were "worse than pigs and dogs" and criticized the Americans' linking of aid contributions to countries' human... Read More
- Slight increase in gas prices: Jamaica Effective tomorrow all gas prices except for E10-90 and E10-87 gasolene prices will increase. . A litre of E10-90 gasolene will be sold for $116.91 while E10-87 will be sold for $115.26 following a $0.05 decrease in its price. A litre of automotive... Read More
- TAJ power outage affects operations The Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) says that low power outage has affected operations at its King Street Revenue Service Centre (RSC) downtown Kingston. As a result there is a temporary halt of all services at the location as the Jamaica Public... Read More
- JFLAG condems killing The Jamaica Forum for Lesbians and Gays has called on the public to aid the police in their investigation into the murder of 17-year-old Cross-Dresser Dwayne Jones in Irwin, St. James. On its Facebook page, today, JFLAG posted a picture and called... Read More
- Royal baby named Royal officials say Britain's new prince has been named George Alexander Louis. Palace officials said Wednesday that the two-day-old baby and third-in-line to the throne will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. Earlier in... Read More
Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
The state of public emergency now in place in St James was never the desired crime-fighting option of many stakeholders, especially the major tourism players in the parish, despite 335 murders last year and 269 in 2016.In fact, two years ago, during...
A 14-year-old boy was among 58 teenagers arrested and charged with murder last year as juveniles figured prominently across Jamaica as either the perpetrators or victims of crime.Four 15-year-old boys, three 16-year-olds, and 14 who were only 17...
Executive director of National Integrity Action (NIA) Professor Trevor Munroe is urging the security forces to learn from the lessons of 2010 as they carry out the state of emergency in St James.Munroe yesterday declared NIA's support for the...
While claiming a successful first two days of operations since St James was placed under a state of emergency, the security forces are appealing for greater support in order to restore normalcy to the parish."After the first 48 hours of the...
Jamaica's staggering crime rate will be placed under the microscope today by the opposition People's National Party (PNP) as it completes a three-day retreat of its shadow cabinet.The PNP's shadow cabinet, has been in retreat since Friday, and the...