Jamaica Gleaner

Wed, 07 Jun 2023 01:16:26 -0500
ROBERT PICKERSGILL, the now retired former member of parliament (MP) for St Catherine North Western, who served seven unbroken terms as MP, believes it will be impossible to provide job descriptions for elected representatives. Job descriptions...

Wed, 07 Jun 2023 00:05:59 -0500
Parliamentary committee to review job descriptions, code of conduct
DECLARING THAT it was important for Parliament to establish its own integrity, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday announced plans to establish a parliamentary committee to review job descriptions and a code of conduct for ministers,...

Wed, 07 Jun 2023 01:25:00 -0500
Buggery, abortion laws won’t be changed during constitutional reform process – Malahoo Forte
Minister of Legal and Constitutional Affairs Marlene Malahoo Forte yesterday sought to allay fears among members of the religious community, disclosing that the Government did not intend to disturb any savings law clauses in the Constitution or...

Wed, 07 Jun 2023 01:04:28 -0500
Mayberry clients urged to act fast after cyberattack
With no indication of the extent of a data breach and cyberattack at investment firm Mayberry, the company yesterday urged clients to take immediate steps to protect themselves “against any possible adverse consequences”. In its second notice to...

Wed, 07 Jun 2023 00:05:21 -0500
Integrity Commission fires back at Malahoo Forte
Jamaica’s single anti-corruption body, the Integrity Commission (IC), has described as unfortunate Minister of Legal and Constitutional Affairs Marlene Malahoo Forte’s comments in relation to its push for government ministers to sign its Leaders...

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

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 18:01:05 -0500
Shooting in Spanish Town, five men detained
Scores of commuters gathered at the bus park in Spanish Town, St Catherine were sent into a frenzy following a shooting in a section of the park sometime after 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 16:10:45 -0500
St Catherine construction worker charged with murder
Daymione Shaw, a construction worker from Salt Pond Road, in St Catherine was today charged with murder. The charges follow last month's gun attack at the bus park in Spanish Town in the parish, which left one man dead. The 29-year-...

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 15:34:41 -0500
On ‘a sad day,’ Karim Benzema says goodbye to Real Madrid
MADRID (AP) -- Karim Benzema officially bid farewell to Real Madrid on Tuesday, saying he wanted to end his career with the club but life gave him another opportunity. The French striker did not give any hints about his future at the time, but...

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 15:15:01 -0500
Haiti rocked by magnitude 5.5 earthquake
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Jun 6, CMC - At least three people were killed and several others injured after an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 rocked parts of Haiti early on Tuesday morning causing panic and damage to some buildings near...

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 15:10:10 -0500
Death toll climbs as rains continue to affect Haiti
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Jun 6, CMC - The death toll from the heavy rains which have been pounding the French Caribbean Community (CARICOM) island of Haiti since the last weekend, climbed to 42 with 11 others missing, Haitian authorities have...