- Calls for civic groups to disclose finances Conditional support has come from one organization for a motion tabled in Parliament on Tuesday calling for civil society and other interest groups to be registered and provide audited financial accounts for scrutiny. The motion was tabled by... Read More
- Pistol found at nightclub on Spanish Town road An ADP pistol and one magazine containing two rounds were seized at a nightclub along Spanish Town Road, St Andrew last night. The Hunts Bay police said that about 9:15 pm, police conducted a search at the nightclub, during which the weapon was... Read More
- Footballer returns adverse analytical finding The local sporting fraternity has been hit with news of another positive doping finding. A statement early Wednesday morning from the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), said notification came Tuesday from the Chief Medical Officer of FIFA that... Read More
- Kartel freed of Bossie murder Dancehall DJ ‘Vybz Kartel’ was freed of murder charges in the Home Circuit court a short while ago. Kartel, co-accused Lenburgh McDonald and Nigel Thompson were freed after the prosecution declared that no further evidence would be brought against... Read More
- Man found hanged in St. Catherine An unidentified man was found hanged in a section of Old Harbour, St. Catherine this morning. Residents stumbled upon the body of the man hanging from a tree along Burke Road. The police have been summoned to the scene. Investigations are underway. Read More
- Voicemail new Brand Ambassador for Fire Blade energy drink Popular dancehall group now duo Voicemail has been signed as brand ambassador for Fire Blade energy drink. Voicemail will be employed by the makers of Fire Blade energy drink to promote its products or services within the activity known as branding... 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...