Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
A mouth-watering rematch between Germany and Brazil could be on the cards at the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup much earlier than any football fan could have anticipated.The two, who played out a 7-1 German win at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, could...
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has reportedly told his Cabinet colleagues that he is prepared to take tough actions to sort out the issues at Petrojam as the controversy swirling around the oil refinery could damage its market value and scupper its...
Jamaican women have become far more empowered and independent in recent years, but a new survey has shown that almost eight of every 10 of them still believe it is natural for a man to be the head of the household, and a woman's main role is to take...
Most men with a low sperm count in Jamaica are denied the opportunity of fathering a child. But with the introduction of sperm retrieval surgery in the island, scores of men are being given an opportunity to achieve their desire of fathering...
Jamaica's successful and internationally acclaimed vaccination programme is under threat as more parents join the anti-vaccination movement which is sweeping the United States and sections of Europe.According to vice-president of the Paediatric...
- Petrojam Building To Be Renamed For Seaga State-owned oil refinery Petrojam’s corporate office is to be renamed the Edward Seaga Building, in honour of the former prime minister of Jamaica. A ceremony renaming the building is to be held tomorrow. The move to rename the building was... Read More
- Holness calls on artistes to use music to promote peace and love Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, is encouraging recording and performing artistes to play an integral part in the fight against crime by using their music as a source of inspiration to promote peace and love in the society. Speaking at a Reggae Month... Read More
- Judges Meeting Over Appointment Of Acting Chief Justice Judges from across the island are now gathered at the Supreme Court for a meeting to discuss the continued refusal of Prime Minister Andrew Holness to permanently appoint Bryan Sykes as chief justice. Holness has appointed Sykes as acting Chief... Read More
- Sigma oversubscribed, but more donations needed The Organizers have said that this year's Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run has been oversubscribed, however, they still need more donations to hit the $50-million target they have set in order to meet the needs of the Spanish Town Hospital Neonatal Unit... Read More
- London City Airport closed after WWII bomb found London City Airport has been closed as military experts work to remove a 500-kilogramme German World War II bomb found in a neighbouring dock. The unexploded ordnance was discovered in King George V Dock, during planned works near the runway of... Read More
- Businessman Patrick Powell Released From Prison Businessman Patrick Powell who was last August sentenced to nine months in prison for failing to hand over his licensed firearm to the police, has been released from prison after serving six months. Joyce Stone, Deputy Commissioner of Custodial... Read More