Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
Former Gleaner editor Phyllis Thomas shared that all her successes at the award-winning newspaper, where she spent 45 years in a variety of roles, must be credited to God.She was the toast of an afternoon where the company paid homage to 24 current...
Livern Barrett/Senior Gleaner WriterA new profit-sharing agreement signed between the Jamaican Government and the United States firm that holds a stake in Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners has been described by the parliamentary Opposition as a "bad...
Law-abiding Jamaicans have been left at the mercy of criminals because critical state resources are being diverted to support the government's two main anti-crime measures, the zones of special operations (ZOSO) and the State of Public Emergency,...
Minister Without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, is rejecting the round of criticisms that came with Monday's announcement on the ban on single-use plastic and Styrofoam products.Chairman of the Wisynco...
Proving to Jamaicans that good things can come out of being incarcerated, 16 females from the Fort Augusta Women's Adult Correctional Facilities, now located on South Camp Road, St Andrew, excelled in the recent Caribbean Secondary Education...
- 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