Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
The Supreme Court has voided the election of Dean Jones, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) councillor for the Yallahs Division of the St Thomas Municipal Corporation.
The Praedial Larceny Prevention Unit in the Agriculture Ministry is warning members of the public, especially residents of Clarendon, to be cautions when buying meat. The warning follows reports by the Four Paths Police that seven sheep were stolen...
Dr Peter Phillips, president of the People's National Party (PNP), has charged that the imposition of a second state of emergency since the start of the year is the Government's acknowledgement of its own policy failure in regards to combating crime...
Newly appointed Com-missioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson says that improving morale among members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and the deepening of its investigative abilities, among other things, will be critical targets...
The Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) is heading back to the bargaining table in another attempt at shaking the piggy bank some more as they seek to get a better wage deal from the Government.This, after members of the General Council of its...
- OJ Simpson released on parole from Nevada jail The former American football star and actor OJ Simpson has been released on parole after nine years in a Nevada jail. He had been serving time for armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and 10 other charges over a 2007 confrontation at a Las... Read More
- Science ministry spearheads islandwide renewable energy survey The Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology says it has engaged Business Research and Agricultural Consultants (BRAC) to prepare a renewable energy penetration survey throughout Jamaica. In a press advertisement published yesterday the... Read More
- Las Vegas shooting: Stephen Paddock kills over 50 people More than 50 people have been killed and hundreds injured in a mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert. A gunman, named as 64-year-old Nevada resident Stephen Paddock, opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel towards an open-air music... Read More
- October 30 date for by-elections Prime Minister Andrew Holness has named Monday, October 30 as the date for three long-awaited parliamentary by-elections. Nomination Day for the polls will be on Monday, October 9. Holness made the announcement on Sunday evening at a mass meeting of... Read More
- Two Arrested In Clarendon Cocaine Bust The Narcotics Police arrested two men for breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act in Clarendon earlier this week. Reports are that about 10:30 Monday night, Narcotics Detectives were conducting anti-narcotics operations in the parish, when they... Read More
- Caribbean Netball Tourney cancelled The 2017 Senior Caribbean Netball Tournament, which was scheduled for October 9-15 in St Lucia, has been cancelled. The decision was taken on Thursday by International Netball Federation. A release issued stated that "due to the... Read More