Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
WESTERN BUREAU: With three more lives lost, two of them children, on the Rose Hall Highway in St James, stakeholders are calling for a rezoning of the accident-prone main road. Principal of the John Rollins Success Primary School, Yvonne Miller...
Alister McLean, a member of the disabled community in Jamaica, believes that members of parliament (MPs) must express the same zeal for allowing persons with disabilities easy access to constituency offices, as they do when it is election time....
Security specialist Alethea Fuller, who heads the Policy and Commissioning for the Police and Crime Commissioner in West Midlands in England, says as much effort needs to be placed on rehabilitating domestic abuse offenders as their victims.Fuller,...
Nearly $1 billion has been allocated to all members of parliament (MPs) for enhancement work in their constituencies, but Prime Minister Andrew Holness has sought to assure taxpayers that this will not be the usual 'bollo work' traditionally doled...
The misuse and overuse of antibiotics by Jamaicans is costing the Government millions of dollars. However, while the financial implications are of concern, Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton said certain diseases could become untreatable and...
- Drug bust; Three arrested THREE persons are now in custody after members of the Marine Police Division seized 2,018.6 pounds of marijuana and 35.8 pounds of hashish in Manatee Bay, Old Harbour, St Catherine over the weekend. The drug is said to have an estimated street... Read More
- JPS: Electricity theft uncovered in Negril A joint operation conducted by Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) crews and the security forces in Negril, Westmoreland, has uncovered several instances of electricity theft. During a five-hour operation along the Norman Manley Boulevard, the... Read More
- Ban on smoking in public places takes effect today Several organisations are now marching in three towns across Jamaica in support of the ban on smoking in public places. The marches began around 8 a.m. in Morant Bay, St Thomas; Half-Way Tree, St Andrew; and Montego Bay, St James. The march is... Read More
- Former Broadcaster Wayne White Gets Fourteen Years Former broadcaster Wayne White and his co accused Safari Farr have both been sentenced to fourteen years in prison . Last month, when they appeared in the Gun Court the two pleaded guilty to wounding with intent and illegal possession of a firearm... Read More
- Ex-Lover Sues Sean Paul and Pens Embarrassing Tell All A jilted lover is suing Grammy Award-winning reggae artist Sean Paul in New York for $80 million — and taking intimate revenge in the process - claiming he had her illegally deported from Jamaica and drove her to attempt suicide. Susanne... Read More
- "Popcaan Loves Kartel" Video Goes Viral Belizean radio disc jockey Remix Assassin has created a viral YouTube remix video which recaps the Popcaan and Ryno conflict at the recent staging of Sting. The highlight of the video is Popcaan's bold claim that he loves Vybz Kartel the most... Read More