|Short on trust - Simpson Miller - 61%, Golding - 47%
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Opposition Leader Bruce Golding are each being handicapped on the campaign trail by significant levels of distrust among electors - 33 per cent and 43 per cent, respectively, according to the findings of a Gleaner-commissioned Bill Johnson poll.
Food For the Poor summer campers fêted
SPANISH TOWN: More than 300 children were given a grand treat by Food For The Poor at the end of their two-week summer camp in Spanish Town on Friday.The Gleaner went to the Food For The Poor building and saw children ages...
Jamaica's beaches off limits - Residents take resort developer to court
Residents of Fairy Hill in Portland, through the Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) and a private attorney-at-law, have filed court actions to establish a right to access the Winnifred Beach in the parish. The cases are to be heard on August 8 and 13.
Development first on JLP agenda if elected
The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) says it will streamline the development process in its first 100 days in office if elected on August 27.
Jamaican shares horror stories from the front line
In one night, he survived at least 24 rocket attacks after the camp where he was based in Slaverno, Afghanistan, came under attack by Taliban fighters hiding in the mountains.
Access to sections of Negril Beach blocked
In Hanover, a fuss is brewing over public access to the seven-mile strip, Negril Beach. According to Fredrocious Miller, councillor of the Green Island division of the Hanover Parish Council, access points to sections of the...
Government moves to restore public beaches
With most public beaches in a state of deterioration, Government, through the Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA), is seeking to have beaches rehabilitated and remain accessible to the public. Seventeen of...
Summer project gives youths hope
WESTERN BUREAU: A box of facial tissue sat in the middle of the large mahogany table ready to wipe the tears that flowed freely in the Couples Swept Away Negril boardroom last Tuesday morningThese tears were given free...
Action needed on street children - Boys being used as criminal pawns
"Street boys will become street men, who become street monsters! I predicted it a long time ago; it's inevitable when given the level of exposure they get," says Claudette Pious, veteran comedienne and head of the youth...
JLP promises to review Portmore toll - ... Plans to introduce railway as alternative
Spanish Town, St. Catherine: Opposition leader Bruce Golding says a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) government will renegotiate the Portmore leg of Highway 2000, which has been a source of controversy between the current administration and residents of the St. Catherine municipality...