Latest News From The Jamaica Gleaner
A bust-up at Homestead Primary School in St Catherine has left a student and the principal reportedly nursing injuries. It is alleged that the student had to seek medical attention following the altercation for injuries including swelling to the...
There is political unrest in the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) as delegates in St Thomas Eastern have voiced disapproval of the prospective candidate being promoted by the hierarchy to vie in the next general election. Scores of placard-bearing...
Security has been boosted at Eltham High School in St Catherine after armed men stormed the compound on Monday. The breach was triggered by a dispute between two students, one of whom left the property and returned with other attackers. Additional...
Independent auditors have called for immediate corrective action to fix a raft of issues identified during an investigation into the dysfunctional wastewater treatment plant at the Savanna-la-Mar Hospital, The Gleaner understands. Health and...
BRIDGETOWN (Barbados Nation): Phone calls and data access are set to become much cheaper in the Caribbean. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, in her maiden speech as incoming chairman of CARICOM, yesterday revealed that the region’s first across-the-...
- Flash Flood Watch Continues For All Parishes The Meteorological Service has extended the flash flood watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of all parishes to 5:00 pm today. Met Service said the persistent trough across Jamaica and the central Caribbean continues to produce unstable... Read More
- Girlz Take Positives From Warm-Up Loss The final warm-up game against Scotland provided another memorable moment on the Reggae Girlz's historic path to the Fifa Women's World Cup, but it also provided a few lessons which the players are hoping to build on before getting to France. ... Read More
- Robert Muller Says Charging Trump Is Not An Option US Special Counsel Robert Mueller has said charging President Donald Trump with a crime was not an option, in his first comments on the Russia inquiry. He did not rule out giving testimony in Congress but said he would not give any information... Read More
- Cuba Legalises Private Wi-Fi, Importation Of Routers Cuba is legalising private Wi-Fi networks and the importation of equipment like routers, eliminating one of the world's tightest restrictions on Internet use. The measure announced by state media Wednesday provides a legal status to thousands... Read More
- Flash Flood Watch For Eastern & South-Central Parishes The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica has issued a flash flood watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Portland, St Mary, Kingston and St Andrew, St Catherine, Clarendon and Manchester. This will remain in effect until 5:00 pm today... Read More
- Damaged Pipe Causes Water Lock Off In Jacks Hill And Environs The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising its customers that a damaged section of pipeline along the transmission main has forced a shutdown of the Cookhamdene water supply facility in St Andrew. The company said that customers in Jacks... Read More