- Miserable day for Jamaicans in women's discus Day eight of the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London on Friday proved to be a miserable day for the three Jamaican throwers in the qualification round of the women's discus. National record holder Kellion Knibb finished 11th of the 15 throwers... Read More
- Eggs containing Fipronil found in 15 EU countries and Hong Kong Fifteen EU countries as well as Hong Kong and Switzerland have received eggs contaminated with the insecticide Fipronil. The commission will hold a meeting with ministers and regulators on September 26. Its food safety chief has called countries to... Read More
- Burnt body found in St. Thomas still unidentified The post mortem carried out on Thursday on the remains of the burnt out body of a man found in Mount George, near Yallahs in St. Thomas, remains inconclusive. The body, found earlier this month, was burnt beyond recognition with only a hand with a... Read More
- Warriors to face Cavaliers on Christmas Day The Golden State Warriors will face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA’s centre-piece game on Christmas Day for the third consecutive season. As the defending champions, the Warriors get the reward of being home at oracle arena and will host the... Read More
- Health Ministry Kicks Off Test And Start Campaign The Ministry of Health’s HIV/STI/TB Unit began its Test and Start media campaign yesterday. The campaign recommends that anyone who's diagnosed HIV positive be offered treatment immediately. This new recommendation is from the World Health... Read More
- Cop’s 2-y-o son dead after accidental shooting and car crash in Portmore A policeman’s child is dead after what appears to be a freak accident Thursday night. The deceased has been identified as two-year-old Almando McLean Jr, whose father is assigned to the Mobile Reserve. Reports are that the policeman had fallen... Read More
Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
The state of public emergency now in place in St James was never the desired crime-fighting option of many stakeholders, especially the major tourism players in the parish, despite 335 murders last year and 269 in 2016.In fact, two years ago, during...
A 14-year-old boy was among 58 teenagers arrested and charged with murder last year as juveniles figured prominently across Jamaica as either the perpetrators or victims of crime.Four 15-year-old boys, three 16-year-olds, and 14 who were only 17...
Executive director of National Integrity Action (NIA) Professor Trevor Munroe is urging the security forces to learn from the lessons of 2010 as they carry out the state of emergency in St James.Munroe yesterday declared NIA's support for the...
While claiming a successful first two days of operations since St James was placed under a state of emergency, the security forces are appealing for greater support in order to restore normalcy to the parish."After the first 48 hours of the...
Jamaica's staggering crime rate will be placed under the microscope today by the opposition People's National Party (PNP) as it completes a three-day retreat of its shadow cabinet.The PNP's shadow cabinet, has been in retreat since Friday, and the...