Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
A temporary injunction has been granted by the Supreme Court preventing the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) from forcibly removing vendors at the Constant Spring Market. The injunction was filed yesterday by attorney-at-law...
Port Antonio, Portland: While the People’s National Party (PNP) has not officially settled on a standard-bearer for Eastern Portland, the options could eventually narrow down to PNP Vice-President Damion Crawford and former Member of Parliament (MP...
The Government should move post-haste to levy a tax of at least 20 per cent on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) as a disincentive to consumption and pump the revenues into programmes focused on health promotion and obesity prevention, professor of...
The Mona Law Society at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, has come under fire from at least one senior member of the law fraternity for the posting of photographs of some female law students in skimpy clothing on its Instagram social...
Foreign Affairs Minister Kamina Johnson Smith has said that Jamaica’s bilateral and development partners have told the Andrew Holness administration that they “understand” that the decision to forcibly retake Venezuela’s stake in Petrojam does not...
- Lady Gaga goes "gaga" Lady Gaga has rushed out her new single, Applause, after a number of snippets leaked online. "A pop music emergency is underway,"tweeted the star as the single was distributed to iTunes and YouTube. Applause, the singer's first new material since... Read More
- The heat is on: Basket ball Athletes in Action (A.I.A), along with the Jamaica Basketball Federation (JaBA), is currently on the island with their men’s basketball team in Kingston to compete against local College All-Stars. This American team consists of men’s basketball... Read More
- Over 100 killed in Cairo As police continued to move into break up two pro-Morsi protest camps in Cairo reports have emerged that at least 124 persons have been killed. One correspondent told the French news agency AFP that many of the bodies counted in three morgues at... Read More
- Caribbean Premier League 20/20 tournament resumes this Tuesday evening The Antigua Hawksbills will host leaders Barbados Tridents at the Sir Viv Richards Stadium as action in the Caribbean Premier League 20/20 tournament resumes this Tuesday evening following Monday’s one day break. The Barbados Tridents continue to... Read More
- 12-year-old Zachary Reyna is now in intensive care 12-year-old Zachary Reyna is now in intensive care at a Miami Hospital, after contracting the brain eating parasite. The 12-year-old contracted the deadly parasite on August 3 while playing in ditch close to his house. The next day the child slept... Read More
- Save the children More than 100,000 children in the Central African Republic are facing sexual abuse and recruitment into armed groups, Save the Children has warned. The children have been forced to flee their homes following the overthrow of the government by a... Read More