Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Gleaner

Latest news from Jamaica Gleaner national news source

  1. Residents of Fleet Street in downtown Kingston are still reeling from Thursday night's horrific gun attack that ended the life of 11-year-old Taysha Hughes, who was shot in the chest as masked gunmen sprayed a group of young men with bullets....
  2. FORMER PRESIDENT of the People's National Party (PNP) Portia Simpson Miller and four other party functionaries are to confer with their attorneys shortly to discuss their next move following yesterday'sruling by the nation's highest court to dismiss...
  3. This year's show must go on, according to Lester 'Mike' Henry, member of parliament for Central Clarendon, in which the Denbigh Show Ground, site of the annual agricultural, industrial and food show, is slated to be held from August 5-7."I...
  4. The odds of the 65th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food show being cancelled have gone up significantly following the failure of the representatives from organisers, the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), to meet with public...
  5. Jamaica was among six CARICOM countries that voted in favour of a failed US-backed resolution at this week's Organisation of American States (OAS) general assembly that included a proposal for a "group of friends" to mediate the Venezuelan political...
  6. Jamaica's proposed new Road Traffic Act is in line with most states in America, but is tougher than what now obtains in Florida.Comparisons by The Gleaner have revealed that the bill, which is being debated in the House of Representatives, follows...
  7. A High Court judge has ruled that the evidence presented by prosecutors in the trial of the former household helper accused of killing university lecturer Dr Peter Vogel rises "above suspicion".The ruling by Justice Evon Brown was handed down in the...
  8. The National Water Commission (NWC) will resume applying late-payment fees (LPF) to applicable bills come July 1, as issues that had caused the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) to halt the payment have been resolved."Following a review of...
  9. Politicians are among the power brokers that Jamaicans need to see dragged to jail to remind citizens that the justice system does not recognise statuswhen punishing wrongdoers, Government Senator Kerensia Morrison has argued."Jamaicans believe that...
  10. With the imminent changing of the guard at the National Library of Jamaica (NLJ), outgoing National Librarian and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Winsome Hudson has declared the heightened attention the NLJ has received as the greatest achievement of...

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