Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
Residents of Cambridge and Retrieve in St James are begging the security forces not to leave their community until wanted man Delano 'Prekeh' Wilmot is caught as they fear his wrath following yesterday's killing of his right-hand man in a gun battle...
A British professor who developed a model that uses hospital data to help prevent violent crimes is trying to convince Jamaican authorities and other stakeholder groups to embrace the initiative.The Cardiff Model was developed by Jonathan Shepherd,...
Members of the National Youth Parliament of Jamaica (NYPJ) have argued strongly that a system of a two-term limit for prime ministers should be implemented, while the mandatory retirement age of members of parliament and senators should be set at 75...
Serika Sterling's decision to start The Preemie Foundation of Jamaica was not to add another title to her rÈsumÈ. It came from a deep place within of watching two of her triplets die from complications they developed due to premature births.In an...
Campus Registrar at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Dr Camille Bell-Hutchinson, is confident that the institution will be approved for institutional re-accreditation despite the rigorous systems and standards of the University Council...
- J$100 Million budget for Jamaica's Emancipation and Independence celebrations The budget for activities to highlight Jamaica's Emancipation and Independence celebrations has been significantly scaled down this year. Lisa Hanna, Culture Minister, said J$100 million dollars will be spent on activities which will begin on July... Read More
- Usain Bolt for Diamond League in London Usain Bolt is among 29 London 2012 Olympic Games medalists who have so far been confirmed for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London this weekend. The IAAF says Bolt will compete in the 100m on Friday evening and in the 4x100m on Saturday... Read More
- Residents have blocked sections of Langston Road Several residents have blocked sections of Langston Road in the community of McGregor Gully in St. Andrew this morning in protest at the shooting death of 38-year-old Omar Young by the police. Residents claim that Young was gunned down in full view... Read More
- BlackBerry fired 250 employees BlackBerry fired 250 employees from its Waterloo, Ontario headquarters today. A spokesperson from BlackBerry said it laid off employees working on research and development and manufacturing, and the cuts are part of the company's turnaround efforts... Read More
- Snoop Lion continues to hold down the #1 spot American rapper Snoop Lion continues to hold down the #1 spot on the Billboard Reggae album chart with Reincarnation. Over on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke featuring Pharrell and TI, is #1 for another week. Read More
- Women’s Under-20 Qualifying Tournament continues Group Four of the Caribbean Football Union Women’s Under-20 Qualifying Tournament continues this evening at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex. Jamaica, who is leading the four-team standings, will play Curacao in the opening game at 4 p.m. Then... Read More