Jamaica Gleaner

Sat, 22 Jun 2024 00:09:24 -0500
Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton has dismissed as “faulty conclusions” his opposition counterpart Dr Alfred Dawes’ assessment of the Programme for the Reduction of Maternal and Child Mortality (PROMAC). Tufton said PROMAC...

Sat, 22 Jun 2024 00:08:30 -0500
More needs to be done to stop drug trafficking at ports, says Chang
WESTERN BUREAU: Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang is asserting that while the security forces have been working to halt the flow of drug smuggling operations through Jamaica’s ports of entry, more needs to be done to disrupt narcotics...

Sat, 22 Jun 2024 00:07:50 -0500
From yellow yam comes vodka
Lincoln Nicholson, an exporter of yams from Trelawny, has added a by-product from his fields and is now producing yam vodka. Nicholson, who was born in Miami, Florida, to Jamaican parents, is a graduate of Florida International University. He has......

Sat, 22 Jun 2024 00:09:15 -0500
Integrity Commission on track to meet annual report deadline
With little more than a week before the Annual Report of the Integrity Commission (IC) is due for tabling in Parliament, the anti-corruption body’s Executive Director Greg Christie says the IC is on track to deliver the document on or before the.....

Sat, 22 Jun 2024 00:10:00 -0500
Four implicated in massive gun find freed
Four persons including an alleged gangster and three Americans who were implicated in a massive gun find in a warehouse at the wharf in Kingston in March 2022 were yesterday freed of gun charges. The defendants were found not guilty after their...

Jamaica Observer

Tue, Apr 12, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
Charity makes donation to upgrade more restrooms at Little London High
SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland - Male students at Little London High School no longer have to be jealous that the girls' restroom is nicer than theirs. Last Friday, a group of alumni called Global Humanity Network Incorporated (GHNI) dona...

Tue, Apr 12, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
This Day in History - April 12
Today is the 102nd day of 2022. There are 263 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT1961: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man to fly in space, orbit the Earth and make a safe landing. OTHER EVENTS1606: Great Britain ad...

Tue, Apr 12, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
Sharif sworn in as Pakistan's new PM after week of drama
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan's Parliament on Monday elected Opposition lawmaker Shahbaz Sharif as the new prime minister, following a week of political turmoil that led to the weekend ouster of Premier Imran Khan.Sharif took the ...

Tue, Apr 12, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
Arlene Swaby fuels her business with focus and Access
While the journey of entrepreneurship has been anything but smooth sailing for small grocery store owner Arlene Swaby, she is proof that with the right focus, and a little support, small business owners can thrive."I started out after m...

Mon, Apr 11, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
Hanging not solution to crime problem, says official
MONTEGO BAY, St James - Programme director, Community Renewal Programme, Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) Charles Clayton says the answer to the nation's crime problem is definitely not the resumption of hanging.In fact, Clayton poi...

Jamaica Star

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 15:00:11 -0500
PNP's Dayton Campbell wins defamation lawsuit against three women
The Supreme Court has sided with People's National Party  General Secretary Dr Dayton Campbell in his defamation suit against three women.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 14:00:18 -0500
Diaspora urged to lend expertise in assisting special needs students
Jamaicans living overseas with training in speech and occupational therapy are being urged to collaborate with the Ministry of Education and Youth to provide services for local students with special needs.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 13:51:17 -0500
Ex-gang leader facing trial in Tupac Shakur killing seeking release from Vegas jail on $750K bail
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Los Angeles-area gang leader accused of killing hip-hop music legend Tupac Shakur in 1996 in Las Vegas will ask a judge next week to let him out of jail to prepare for his trial on a murder charge.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 12:23:45 -0500
Policeman among three arrested over ganja bust in St Elizabeth
A constable attached to the marine police in Portland and two Haitian men were arrested on Thursday during an operation that saw the seizure of a large quantity of ganja in St Elizabeth.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 05:05:30 -0500
‘Raped by our pastor’ - Mother, daughter claim they were sexually assaulted by church leader
A 76-year-old woman and her 58-year-old child have vowed to expose a pastor who they alleged raped them 40 years ago. The pastor, who leads a New Testament flock, was a guest in the women's house when the incident allegedly occurred. At the time.....