Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
The head of the local returning residents’ association is raising the alarm over what he says is the slow progress in solving a number of murder cases involving Jamaicans who have returned to the country after settling abroad. In a letter to...
The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) last week postponed the first post-Cabinet media briefing it had scheduled in four months. The announcement and then postponement came after Naomi Francis, press secretary in the OPM, told The Gleaner in late...
Chief Justice Bryan Sykes yesterday questioned the apparent ignorance of the lone cop implicated in the Uchence Wilson Gang as the trial continued at the downtown Kingston-based Home Circuit Court. In response to questions posed by Sykes, accused...
“Mommy, if you nuh come fi Sher, she a go dead in 10 minutes.” Those chilling words in a phone call jolted a Clarendon family into panic mode as a domestic dispute turned ugly in Osborne Store in the parish in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Their...
The Ministry of Education (MOE) last week failed to deliver on its promise to hand over millions in outstanding payments for the Career Advancement Programme (CAP) to Campion College. The matter came to public attention last Thursday, when a...
- Second Suspect In Shooting Of St James Cop Surrenders Brandon Stora, the second suspect in the recent shooting of a police constable, has surrendered to the police. Stora turned himself in on Saturday evening, four days after he was asked by the police to do so. He was listed as wanted... Read More
- Two Held After Cops Seize Ganja and 2 Guns In Clarendon Two people have been arrested in connection with yesterday's seizure of two firearms and a quantity of ganja in Portland Cottage, Clarendon. The police said, the items, which include an Intratec submachine gun, a Bryco .38 firearm, 147... Read More
- Holding Advises Teams To Value Spin Threat At World Cup Legendary former fast bowler Michael Holding is cautioning against discounting the value of spin at the upcoming 50-over Cricket World Cup in England and Wales, even if conditions are likelier to suit quicker bowlers.Last Wednesday, the West Indies... Read More
- 5 Dead, Flooding Feared After Cyclone Mozambique’s government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground on Saturday in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, fearing flooding and mudslides in the days ahead as heavy rain lashed the region. At least five people were killed, the... Read More
- Belize Gov't Comments On Sarstoon River Incident The Belize Government is disputing reports made by the Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) that the Coast Guard and army did not intervene to prevent Guatemalan gunboats from preventing a BTI vessel from entering the Sarstoon River.The BTV is a... Read More
- Teen Killed In Manchester Crash, Two People Hospitalised A young woman believed to be in her late teens is presumed to have died in a motor vehicle crash in the parish early Sunday morning and at least two other people reported to be hospitalised. The crash occurred along the New Green Road at the... Read More