- Atkinson splashes into fifth place on FINA World Cup money list Jamaica’s swimming star Alia Atkinson has moved up to 5th spot on the women’s money list after pocketing a whopping $10000... Read More
- Two men arrested and over 300 pounds of Ganja seized in St. Elizabeth Two men were arrested and more than 300 pounds of ganja seized in St Elizabeth on Monday night. The bust was done by the St. Elizabeth Proactive Investigations Unit. About 9 o'clock, the team was conducting a vehicular check point operation when the... Read More
- Clarendon Businessman Killed In Shoot-Out With Robbers A Clarendon businessman, who challenged two would-be robbers in a fire fight, was fatally shot at a pub in Sandy Bay in the parish yesterday. A second patron of the bar, a 23-year-old chef, was also shot in the incident. 63-year-old Derrick ‘Baller... Read More
- Theodore Whitmore offered new contract Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore has been offered a new contract by the Jamaica Football Federation, according the Jamaica Gleaner. Whitmore's contract ended last month after he carried Jamaica to the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup,... Read More
- Trump stance on Charlottesville violence angers Republicans Leading figures in Donald Trump's Republican Party have reacted angrily to his latest comments blaming both sides for the violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday. They culminated with a person being killed and many injured when a... Read More
- Tanker drivers end strike The strike by petroleum tanker drivers is over. They have agreed to return to work this morning. The drivers refused to haul petrol yesterday to protest the delay in wage negotiations that the failure of the Ministry of Labour to hold a... Read More
Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
The state of public emergency now in place in St James was never the desired crime-fighting option of many stakeholders, especially the major tourism players in the parish, despite 335 murders last year and 269 in 2016.In fact, two years ago, during...
A 14-year-old boy was among 58 teenagers arrested and charged with murder last year as juveniles figured prominently across Jamaica as either the perpetrators or victims of crime.Four 15-year-old boys, three 16-year-olds, and 14 who were only 17...
Executive director of National Integrity Action (NIA) Professor Trevor Munroe is urging the security forces to learn from the lessons of 2010 as they carry out the state of emergency in St James.Munroe yesterday declared NIA's support for the...
While claiming a successful first two days of operations since St James was placed under a state of emergency, the security forces are appealing for greater support in order to restore normalcy to the parish."After the first 48 hours of the...
Jamaica's staggering crime rate will be placed under the microscope today by the opposition People's National Party (PNP) as it completes a three-day retreat of its shadow cabinet.The PNP's shadow cabinet, has been in retreat since Friday, and the...