Jamaica Gleaner

Sat, 02 Dec 2023 00:11:21 -0500
WESTERN BUREAU: Criminals have been relieving several Westmoreland businesses of their daily sales in a number of robbery sprees in the commercial spaces of Negril, Good Hope and other major towns in the parish since the start of this week. On...

Sat, 02 Dec 2023 00:10:41 -0500
In a deeply moving ceremony in Linstead, St Catherine, on Friday, the names of 48 children who died under tragic circumstances between October 2022 and October 2023 were solemnly announced. Students, holding placards bearing the names, observed a......

Sat, 02 Dec 2023 00:11:29 -0500
Civic bodies, activists clamour for domestic violence fine to move to $1m
Citing high levels of sexual and domestic violence in the island, 13 civil society groups and 16 advocates are hastening parliamentarians to fast-track amendments to the Domestic Violence Act to include an increase of the fines to a maximum of $1......

Sat, 02 Dec 2023 00:11:10 -0500
‘Is a next set a terrorist dem a create’
Residents of Sunlight Street in Kingston 13 are fearful that Friday’s fatal shooting of an alleged gang leader by the security forces could breed a generation of vipers. The police say they shot 27-year-old Nackeem ‘Jack A Diamond’ Mullings in...

Sat, 02 Dec 2023 00:10:54 -0500
ODPP plans to keep tight lid on plea deals in mom-daughter murder case
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) says it will be vigorously opposing any attempts to release sealed information about the plea deals and transcripts of the accompanying hearings for two convicts recently sentenced in...

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, 01 Dec 2023 14:49:09 -0500
A teenage girl who says she discovered a camera in an airplane bathroom is suing American Airlines
BOSTON (AP) -- The family of a North Carolina teenager is suing American Airlines, saying that a flight attendant taped an iPhone to an airplane toilet to record her using the restroom during a September flight. Lawyers for the 14-year-old and...

Fri, 01 Dec 2023 14:14:21 -0500
Accused in murder of MP's daughter gets new court date
Leoda Bradshaw, the woman accused of plotting the murder of member of parliament Phillip Paulwell's daughter and her mother, has been remanded until March 6, 2024.  Bradshaw and her cousin, Roland Balfour, were both arrested...

Fri, 01 Dec 2023 13:59:41 -0500
Coup leader repatriated to Haiti from the United States
Notorious coup leader, Guy Philippe, was repatriated by the United States on Thursday. Philippe returns to a Haiti under siege by gangs, that grew extremely powerful in the political vacuum created by the July 2021 assassination...

Fri, 01 Dec 2023 13:48:13 -0500
Caribbean observing World AIDS Day
Caribbean counties are joining the global community on Friday in observing World AIDS Day with the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) highlighting the key role of...

Fri, 01 Dec 2023 13:40:12 -0500
Antiguan gov't to assist in repatriation of bodies of tourists to Canada
The Antigua and Barbuda government has expressed condolences to the family of a 37-year-old Canadian woman and her five year old son, who drowned on Thursday morning at Devil's Bridgewhere they had gone to see the sunrise. Police said...