Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
Former Gleaner editor Phyllis Thomas shared that all her successes at the award-winning newspaper, where she spent 45 years in a variety of roles, must be credited to God.She was the toast of an afternoon where the company paid homage to 24 current...
Livern Barrett/Senior Gleaner WriterA new profit-sharing agreement signed between the Jamaican Government and the United States firm that holds a stake in Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners has been described by the parliamentary Opposition as a "bad...
Law-abiding Jamaicans have been left at the mercy of criminals because critical state resources are being diverted to support the government's two main anti-crime measures, the zones of special operations (ZOSO) and the State of Public Emergency,...
Minister Without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, is rejecting the round of criticisms that came with Monday's announcement on the ban on single-use plastic and Styrofoam products.Chairman of the Wisynco...
Proving to Jamaicans that good things can come out of being incarcerated, 16 females from the Fort Augusta Women's Adult Correctional Facilities, now located on South Camp Road, St Andrew, excelled in the recent Caribbean Secondary Education...
- 44 families get keys to new St Catherine homes Forty-four beneficiaries received keys to their new homes at the National Housing Trust’s Berkshire Court housing development located on Brunswick Avenue in St Catherine last Friday. Prime Minister Andrew Holness led the handover of the keys to the... Read More
- 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