- St Lucia Considers Introducing Visa Restrictions For Venezuelan Travellers The St Lucia government says it is considering imposing visa restrictions on Venezuelans visiting the island as a result of the political situation in the South American country where opposition forces are seeking to remove President Nicolas Maduro... Read More
- 51-y-o Portland man killed in motor vehicle collision A tractor operator of Woodstock district in Portland died as a result of injuries he received after being hit by a motor vehicle on the Woodstock main road in the parish last night. Dead is 51-year-old Anthony Heslop otherwise called 'Coochie'.... Read More
- Reggae Boyz squad called for T&T friendly The senior Reggae Boyz are slated to play a friendly international away to Trinidad and Tobago on August 24 as part of the Jamaica Football Federation's commitment to secure practice games for the team. The game is set for the Hasely Crawford... Read More
- Help needed urgently in Sierra Leone mudslides Sierra Leone needs "urgent support" now for thousands of people hit by mudslides and massive flooding in the capital. President Ernest Bai Koroma said entire communities had been wiped out and that the "devastation was overwhelming". Close to 400... Read More
- Victims of Whitfield Town quadruple murder identified The victims who were shot dead by gunmen in the St Andrew South West St Andrew community of Whitefield Town, on Saturday have been identified. They are 16-year-old Richard Burton, 31 yr old Kevin Tailor, 41 yr old Romayne Nesbeth and Vincent Bryan,... Read More
- Seven to get Rootz award Singer Larry Marshall, is among seven honorees for the August 27 Rootz Of The Music event at Pompano Arts and Culture Centre in South Florida. Marshall, will be recognized alongside guitar virtuoso Ernie Ranglin, percussionist Larry... Read More
Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
WESTERN BUREAU:Despite having to put some ofits own programmes on hold,the Montego Bay-based West Jamaica Conference (WJC) of Seventh-day Adventists will continue to house several dislocated departments from the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH)...
Drink products bearing the label Portland Best have been found to contain an unusually high amount of bacteria that could be harmful to humans if consumed. As such, the Portland Health Department has ordered the closure of the bottling facility,...
The "ridiculous" disparity in the sentence handed down by two High Court judges to four men who were held in Portland nearly five years ago with an arsenal of 18 illegal guns and a "bucketload" of ammunition has triggered demands for an explanation...
"Come here, mi baby!"That was how 44-year-old Doreen Dyer greeted her teenage daughter when she arrived at the Morant Bay Parish Court in St Thomas yesterday for a hearing after being charged with cruelty to child last year.Dyer caught the attention...
Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown said that the time has come for the Political Code of Conduct, endorsed by the People's National Party and the Jamaica Labour Party, to be given teeth through effective legislation."It is time for us to say...