Jamaica Gleaner Lead Stories

  1. Not in my house! - Until Parliament rule changes, Charles firm on sleeveless ban

    Speaker of the House, Pearnel Charles Sr, has made it clear that despite the suspension of the no-sleeveless policy for government buildings there will be no changes to the operations at Gordon House until he is guided by the Standing Orders.The...
  2. Professor warns of possible mass migration of Venezuelans to Ja

    Sustainable Development Professor Anthony Clayton believes that Jamaicans must concern themselves with the political and economic turmoil devastating Venezuela, warning of possible mass migration into the island.In an interview with The Gleaner,...
  3. INDECOM's search of army base on hold - Agency gives JDF time to 'consider its position'

    The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has put on hold plans to enforce a court order authorising its investigators to search the army's Up Park Camp headquarters and question top military commanders about the use of mortars during...
  4. UWI to replace Queen Elizabeth II as its Visitor

    The University of the West Indies (UWI) is pushing to replace Queen Elizabeth II as its Visitor, which would make justice more accessible for students and staff who have conflicts with the institution by the appointment of a regional jurist to the...
  5. Clarendon hunters fuming over land rights

    Trouble is brewing ahead of Saturday's official start to the 2018 game bird hunting season, which runs until Sunday, September 23, as businessman Authnel Reid of Portland Bight, Clarendon, served notice last Friday that registered hunters like...
  6. Opposition denies calling for transport fare increase

    The opposition People's National Party is denying claims that it has called on the Government to increase bus and taxi fares.Reports have been circulating on social media that leader of the Opposition, Dr Peter Philips, made the call while speaking...
  7. Chuck:We try to protect our jurors!

    Persons being called to serve as juror need not worry about their safety, Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has assured."Once they are empanelled, we try to provide them with as much security at least in the precincts of the court," Chuck said in an...
  8. Fulton vows to restore core JAS values

    Lenworth Fulton, president-elect of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), has promised to restructure the national umbrella farmers' organisation in order to achieve its original objective of being a driving force for economic growth and...
  9. KSAMC undertakes study to fix Half-Way Tree

    The Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) is close to completing a study that will look into implementing changes in relation to illegal vending and other illicit activities in the greater Half-Way Tree area of the capital, says...
  10. Gateway giving out millions to gifted students

    Western Bureau:Ornell Bedasse, the chief executive officer at Gateway Co-operative Credit Union, says the credit union has provided $7 million worth of scholarships and bursaries to 375 students from the county of Cornwall for the last 25 years.He...

Jamaica Star News

  • MAN JAILED FOR MURDER HOURS AFTER BAPTISM
    A Christian man who chopped a male to death mere hours after he was 'born again' is now in police custody following a series of machete attack, which left several persons nursing injuries in Glengoffe, St Catherine.Information reaching THE STAR is...
  • Tourists rescued after kayak overturns in Hanover
    The heroics of a community health aid worker and a local fisherman saved the lives of two American tourists, who were being dragged out to sea by heavy current after the kayak on which they were sailing last Saturday overturned off the Lucea...
  • Bad road chokes Cane River's potential
    Cane River Falls in Bull Bay, St Andrew, is most famous for the reggae history that it has. Residents remember Bob Marley visiting the area along with his wife Rita and other veteran artistes.They believe that the facility, located some three...
  • 'Village Ram' retires at age 73
    Tired of breaking hearts and wrecking marriages, 73-year-old Sterling Campbell says he will be retiring from his job as a 'village ram'.Campbell, who is known in his Westmoreland community of Maxfield as Ram Puss, said his days of womanising were "...
  • Lilliput footballer dies after tough tackle
    Tragedy struck in a football game in Lilliput, St James, on Sunday afternoon when a player, who was allegedly sent flying by a rough tackle, fell on his head and later died.The dead man has been identified as 35-year-old Nicardo Morgan, who is...
  • News On The Go - Projects ongoing in Denham Town ZOSO - JDF to conduct exercises in - St Mary and St Ann - PNP selects St Catherine caretakers
    Several projects are currently in progress or scheduled for implementation in the Denham Town zone of special operations (ZOSO) in Kingston.This is according to a Ministry Paper tabled recently in the House of Representatives by the prime minister....
  • Duanvale man dies in suspected suicide case
    In addition to dealing with the shocking death of her spouse, Rochelle Williams has been forced to confront an allegation that Raymond Robinson attempted to strangle her before taking his own life.Robinson, 34, a gardener of Duanvale, Trelawny, was...
  • SVL renews back-to-school programme
    Jamaicans will get another chance to help loved ones with back-to-school preparations as Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) launched its second #SimplyVestedinLove back-to-school programme yesterday.The online outreach programme encourages persons to...
  • Church's demand for money closes door on free dental fair
    A planned community outreach fair by the University of Technology's dental health students, to teach residents about dental hygiene, reportedly ended up being cancelled after the church where the event was scheduled to be held, asked for monetary...
  • 'Auntie Sharon' gets cheerful send-off
    The Emmanuel Chapel in Mt Salem, Montego Bay, was filled with music and fond memories as relatives and friends turned out on Sunday, August 12, to say their final goodbyes to Sharon Walker-Frater, who was praised as a loving mother and faithful...