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.
- U.S email service shuts down Two encrypted email services have closed down for reasons linked to US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden. Texas-based Lava-bit service has shut down but said legal reasons prevented it from explaining why. Correspondents say Lava-bit appears to... Read More
- Strong leads in Missionary robbery The Manchester police have reported that two men were taken into custody Thursday night following the robbery of a group of missionaries in Oxford district, Manchester the night before. About 20 missionaries were held up and robbed at a rented house... Read More
- Find progress says Kerry , The US and Russia must find progress on critical issues despite "collisions and moments of disagreement", US Secretary of State John Kerry has said. At a meeting in Washington, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lav-rov said the two nations had laid... Read More
- 127 people killed by police since the start of the year One-hundred-and-twenty-seven Jamaicans have been allegedly killed by the police between January 1 and June 30 of this year. Data from the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) show that 48 of the killings were committed from April to... Read More
- Switzerland sends Oprah apology The entire country of Switzerland is begging for Oprah Winfrey's forgiveness ... after a racist shop assistant in Zurich refused to show her a handbag because it was "too expensive" for Oprah. The incident occurred last month, when Oprah was in... Read More
- Felix in high hopes American Allyson Felix hopes a lighter load will yield better results at the World Championship in Moscow, Russia. Felix was unseated as world 200metre champion by jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown in Daegu, South Korea. Unlike two years ago, Felix... Read More