Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
Lisa Bailey, vice-principal of the Mountain View Primary School, has hailed the recently launched School Garden Project as an important life lesson in self-sustainability and community development. Yesterday, FLOW Foundation launched the initiative...
Faced with a social media backlash, Canadian Legislative Assembly member Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin, has backtracked on claims that Jamaicans are lazy and underproductive because of their excessive use of ganja.Smith-McCrossin, a member of the Legislative Assembly...
Faced with a social media backlash, Canadian Parliamentarian Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin, has backtrack claims that Jamaicans are lazy and underproductive because of their excessive use of ganja.Smith-McCrossin, a member of the Legislative Assembly...
The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is currently running advertisements in the media, appealing to lay preachers who attempt to win souls on the state-run buses to discontinue the practice.JUTC's Communications Manager Cecil Thoms told The...
- 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