Historic overthrow - Richards topples rivals to claim Jamaica's first Commonwealth shot put gold medal

O'Dayne Richards yesterday created Commonwealth Games history, becoming Jamaica's first gold medallist in a throwing event, taking the top podium spot and setting a new national and Games record in the process at Hampden...

INDECOM vows vigilance

Following yesterday's historical conviction of eight members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has signalled that it intends to be tough...

NSWMA seeks legislative power to battle garbage burning

The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is seeking legislative backing to prosecute persons who burn garbage and other debris in their communities....

Jacks Hill blaze destroys house, crops

A prolonged drought is proving to affect Jamaica in more negative ways than one, as the country's vulnerability to bush fires rises with each passing day....

Firemen burnt out - Fighting 166 July fires takes toll on St Elizabeth

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth: The frequency with which the St Elizabeth Fire Department has had to respond to fire calls since the beginning of the islandwide drought has taken...

Top scholars talk of GSAT sacrifices

Countless hours burning the midnight oil and denying themselves the luxuries that many their age could not go without were all part of their master plans in conquering the 2014 Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT).When Rianna...

Bolt debit card in the works

Usain Bolt could soon have his very own prepaid debit card. Representatives of the fastest man in history and American investor Horace Madison are in the early stages of negotiations for Bolt to have his very own card...

Second case of chikungunya confirmed

Dr Marion Bullock Ducasse, director of emergency, disaster management and special services at the Ministry of Health, has urged persons to take precautions when travelling to countries with transmission of chikungunya as the ministry confirmed a second...

Shields says he won't apply for commish position

Former deputy commissioner of police, Mark Shields, has ruled out any speculation that he could apply for the post of police commissioner.Speaking with Cliff Hughes on Power 106 FM's 'Cliff Hughes On-line' yesterday morning, Shields said he was not...


US$50m World Bank loan to help boost business competitiveness - Existing and new businesses operating in Jamaica will soon benefit from streamlined regulations and processes...

LIME, Gleaner seek 18 achievers

The new school year will begin in just over a month and The Gleaner and LIME are on the hunt again!Last year, the telecommunications firm and newspaper joined forces to celebrate five inner-city students worthy of recognition for high scores...

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