Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
At least one trade unionist has pushed back strongly against the wave of growing complaints from employers that the Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) is biased against them when they have disputes with employees.
As the Ministry of Health moves to create a national policy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, manufacturers and distributors of alcoholic beverages say that the development of the policy must involve industry players.
Western Bureau: Blood washed western Jamaica yesterday as fresh on the heels of Valentine’s Day, lovers’ quarrels ended in death for three persons in St James and St Elizabeth while a female farmer was butchered in Trelawny.
Prince Charles for Caribbean tour next month CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC): Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are due have a Caribbean tour next month.
Agriculture specialist Nigel Myrie is the new chairman of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA). Myrie replaces Michael Stern as chairman of the agency.
- Sashalee Forbes Targets 21.6 Seconds, Eyes Medal In Doha If Sashalee Forbes gets her wish of running 21.6 seconds, then she might just realize her dream of making the podium in the 200m at the Doha World Championship in September.The talented 22-year-old is on the verge of a real breakout year after... Read More
- Shooting That Hurt Five Officers Started With Warrant Attempt An attempt to serve a search warrant at a suspected drug house quickly turned into a gun battle that killed two suspects and injured five officers, including four who were shot, Houston’s police chief said.The suspects were killed on Monday after... Read More
- Venezuela’s Maduro Offers To Negotiate With Opposition More than a week into a standoff with the opposition, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday that he is willing to negotiate.Violent street demonstrations erupted last week after opposition leader JuanGuaido during a major opposition... Read More
- St Elizabeth Police Seize Ganja Worth $8m The St Elizabeth police is reporting the seizure of 2,000 pounds of compressed ganja during an operation in Barbary Hall district in the parish on Monday, January 28. One man was taken into custody in relation to the seizure of the drug which has an... Read More
- Clarendon Police Vows To Curtail Goat Thieves The Clarendon Police are seeking to assure farmers that they will be intensifying efforts to reduce praedial larceny following a spike in the theft of goats in the parish in recent times.Additionally, the police are urging members of the public to... Read More
- Gov't Says Southern Coast Highway Project To Begin By Year End The Government says work on the Southern Coast Highway Improvement Project will begin by year-end.The Office of the Prime Minister, in a statement, said the final design work for the Harbour View to Yallahs leg of the project will be completed by... Read More