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Published:Friday | June 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Despite the technological and other advances since 1951, the political will to make the well-needed appropriate investments in climate change adaptation and mitigation policies and strategies remains a vitally important missing link in the...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 6:57 PM

Two men are to face court on gun charges, following the seizure of a weapon in Kingston on the weekend. The incident happened in Victoria Town in western Kingston on Friday.  The men have been identified by police as 34-...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 6:01 PM

The Meteorological Service of Jamaica has extended the flash flood warning for low-lying and flood-prone areas in all parishes until 5:00 p.m. tomorrow, as heavy rains, thunder storms and gusty winds continue to cause flooding and landslides in...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 5:30 PM

Fire fighters had to cut a man from a mangled Toyota Probox motor car that crashed along Marcus Garvey Drive in Kingston this afternoon.  It appeared the vehicle crashed into a utility pole near Petrojam. Eye witnesses told...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 5:15 PMCarl Gilchirst/Gleaner Writer

Two men were shot and killed early this morning in White River, St Ann by a licensed firearm holder, after they were allegedly caught breaking into a business place in the Marvin’s Park area of the community.  Their bodies are...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 3:18 PM

Former member of parliament and government minister, Dr Donald Keith Duncan, was, this afternoon, laid to rest during a an official funeral at the University Chapel on the Mona campus of The University of the West Indies.  The service was...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 2:32 PM

The police have launched an appeal for information that can help them with their investigation into events depicted in a video of children being circulated on social media. The video shows the children "engaged in violence and...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:48 PM

As heavy rains pour across the island, the National Works Agency (NWA) is reporting that the several roads are impassable due to flooding.  The NWA says the following areas in Clarendon are flooded: Alley Bridge; the May Pen to Sour...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:14 PM

The Meteorological Service of Jamaica has maintained a flash flood warning for low-lying and flood prone areas of several parishes, as a trough continues to produce heavy rains, thunder storms and gusty winds across the country.  A flash...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 11:52 AM

Thirty-four party goers who were charged for breaching the Disaster Risk Management Act on Heroes' Day last Monday in St Catherine, are to appear in court on November 24.   The police allege that the patrons ...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 11:11 AMCMC

(CMC)- State documents pertaining to the People’s Revolutionary Government that were seized by the United States Military during the October 1983 Grenada intervention and was returned to the country more than a decade ago, are...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 10:33 AM

Two more people died from COVID-19 yesterday, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has revealed.  The deceased are two senior citizens, both of them men aged 72 and 70 years-old, from St Catherine and St Elizabeth respectively. ...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 10:19 AM

A 48 year-old farmer has been charged with the rape of a 15 year-old girl in Portland.   He was arrested and charged on Friday.  The police allege that on July 31 at about 9:00 p.m., the teen was one her way home when she was...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 9:42 AMAP

(AP): US Vice President Mike Pence plans to maintain an aggressive campaign schedule this week despite an apparent outbreak of COVID-19 among his senior aides, the White House says. Pence’s chief of staff, Marc Short, and “a couple...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:22 AMErica Virtue - Senior Gleaner Writer

The two presidential candidates for the leadership of the People’s National Party (PNP) last week committed to robust reform of several legislations to empower ordinary Jamaicans, protect them in law and take steps to reverse gains lost by the...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:21 AMCorey Robinson - Senior Staff Reporter

While Mark Golding and his campaign director, Dr Angela Brown Burke, were busy ramping up delegate support for the upcoming People’s National Party (PNP) presidential election last week, their constituents – some old and destitute – were occupied...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:19 AM

Last week, the National Youth Parliament Surrey County successfully donated over 1,350 books to schools across Portland and St Thomas. Organised by county coordinator, David Salmon, and his deputy, Nahjae Nunes, this project represented a...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:19 AM

Some shocking allegations of misconduct have been levelled at teachers across the Caribbean as the debacle over this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) exams takes an...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:18 AMErica Virtue - Senior Gleaner Writer

COVID-19 has not only claimed more than a million lives around the world, but it is waging a mental and physical war on humanity, creating new and long-term, life-threatening health issues in previously healthy individuals who contract the dreaded...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:18 AM

For 62-year-old shopkeeper June Findlay, the COVID-19 crisis can’t end soon enough, not because of the toll it has taken on her business, but due to the toll it’s taking on her. “I’m fed up of it,” Findlay, of Montego Bay, St James, told The Sunday...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:15 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Having travelled through three countries on her way to Jamaica from China, where she was pursuing a degree in agriculture engineering, Akara Goldson was left shocked and disoriented at the news that she could not board her final flight. The 24-...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:14 AMYasmine Peru - Senior Sunday Gleaner Writer

COVID-19 is not one of the last-day plagues predicted in that prophetic book of Revelation, but it is playing a role in the rapid unfolding of what Seventh-day Adventists (SDAs) call ‘last-day events’. So says Dr Robert Wright, the director of the...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:13 AM

Our recent National Heroes’ Day celebration is a reminder that our individual actions can mean so much more. Individuals like Paul Bogle, George William Gordon and Sam Sharpe felt the call of God on their lives strongly enough to step outside of...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:12 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston - Sunday Gleaner Writer

“Matthew and Son, the work’s never done There’s always something new The files in your head, you take them to bed You’re never ever through And they’ve been working all day, all day, all day.” – Matthew and Son, Cat Stevens One of the...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:09 AM

This year has been themed a New Normal and the Catholic youths of the Archdiocese of Kingston have shown that they are moving with this newness. CYM Jamaica Day 2020 took place virtually on October 19. The same energy, cheering and competition was...

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