Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
In a plea for voluntary organisations to focus on what she calls the "disease of violence and abuse caused by failing relationships", CEO of First Heritage Cooperative Credit Union (FHC) Roxann Linton has proposed that voluntary organisations and...
Betting on responsible gamingAgainst the reports of the devastating impact that gambling addiction has had on families worldwide, the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) in Jamaica has made responsible gaming one of its mantras even as...
The Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) is again warning operators of bars, shops, clubs and other businesses with gaming machines such as poker boxes, that they need to be registered to operate legally.A drive is now on to educate...
Concerns over a possible increase in the number of Jamaicans becoming addicted to gambling have spurred the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) into action.The BGLC is spending some $14 million annually in a responsible gaming programme...
$6b needed for basic infrastructure in plannedBernard Lodge developmentBasic infrastructure work for the planned Greater Bernard Lodge development in Portmore, St Catherine, is scheduled to get under way early next year, and Joseph Shoucair, who...
- Alia at it again Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson has advanced to the semi-finals of the 100 metre breaststroke at the World Championship in Barcelona, Spain. She finished third in her heat early Monday morning, clocking 1.07 seconds to progress 10th fastest overall... Read More
- Israel and Palestine resumes peace talk Israel and Palestine are set to resume talks on reaching a peace deal today after negotiations fell apart three years ago. Talks are slated to get underway on Monday evening in Washington between senior aides to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas... Read More
- 16 year old charged The Major Investigation Taskforce has charged a 16-year-old suspect in connection with the July 19, 2013 shooting death of two men along Spanish Town Road in St. Catherine and for stealing a motorcar…The victims Ramone Edwards and Troydon Whyte were... Read More
- Rita Marley goes Ghana Rita Marley, widow of pop icon Bob Marley, will be made an honorary citizen of Ghana on August 1, that country's celebration of Emancipation Day. A statement from the Marley Foundation says Marley will also receive a Ghanaian passport from the... Read More
- 38 dead in Italy coach crash A coach has plunged off a flyover in southern Italy leaving at least 38 people dead in the country's worst road accident for decades. The coach hit several vehicles before smashing through a barrier and toppling down a steep slope near the town of... Read More
- Father Charles Brown still missing Investigators are to question two men who have been detained in connection with the disappearance of retired Roman Catholic priest, Charles Brown. The men were picked up Sunday afternoon by detectives who are searching for clues which could lead... Read More