Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
At least one trade unionist has pushed back strongly against the wave of growing complaints from employers that the Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) is biased against them when they have disputes with employees.
As the Ministry of Health moves to create a national policy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, manufacturers and distributors of alcoholic beverages say that the development of the policy must involve industry players.
Western Bureau: Blood washed western Jamaica yesterday as fresh on the heels of Valentine’s Day, lovers’ quarrels ended in death for three persons in St James and St Elizabeth while a female farmer was butchered in Trelawny.
Prince Charles for Caribbean tour next month CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC): Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are due have a Caribbean tour next month.
Agriculture specialist Nigel Myrie is the new chairman of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA). Myrie replaces Michael Stern as chairman of the agency.
- US surveillance programmes President Barack Obama has urged a series of reforms to US surveillance programmes in order to guarantee greater openness and oversight. At a White House news conference, Mr Obama proposed amending provisions in the Patriot Act that govern the... Read More
- Missing Westmoreland man body found The police have identified the body of a man found in Bloody Bay, Negril, Westmoreland yesterday morning. He is Patel Grant o/c “Larry” an employee of the RIU Hotel. Grant who is from a Green Island, Hanover address was reported missing at 6 pm on... Read More
- Facebook crime Florida resident 31-year-old Derek Medina who is accused of fatally shooting his wife 26-year-old Jennifer Alfonso then posting a photograph of her body on Facebook will appear in court today. Florida Police Officers responded to a home in South... Read More
- Shanyce Anderson missing An Ananda Alert has been activated for 16-year-old Shanyce Anderson of Portmore Pines, Portmore, St Catherine, who has been missing since August 7. Shanyce is of dark complexion, medium build and is about five-feet-10-inches tall. The Portmore... Read More
- Did Chris Brown had a seizure??? International sources have reported that the Los Angeles City Fire Department rushed to a Hollywood recording studio earlier this morning (Fri. Aug 9), after getting a 911 call that R... Read More
- Trevor 'T-C' Campbell says he's optimistic Manager of Jamaica's World Championship team Trevor 'T-C' Campbell says the excitement shown at the pre-event camp has made him optimistic for Saturday's start in Moscow, Russia. Campbell says 95 per cent of the athletes turned up for the team's one... Read More