Sat | Oct 20, 2018

News

Published:Monday | October 15, 2018 | 12:07 AM

"A really awesome thing happened to me three months ago," said Mary Jane* as she told the story of how marijuana changed her life. "I started using CBD oil for my pain management and now I'm 95 per cent pain free."The 57-year-old pharmacist and...

Published:Monday | October 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist/Gleaner Writer

Mayor of St Ann's Bay Michael Belnavis and several other councillors and administrative staff spent time at the Drop-In Centre in Ocho Rios, treating homeless persons in observance of World Homeless Day on October 10.They were supported by teams...

Published:Monday | October 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Cricket! Lovely cricket! It is the sport that unites many in the Caribbean. Wherever you go globally and you see a West Indian and engage in a conversation, somewhere along the line the subject of cricket engulfs the conversation. It brings a sense...

Published:Monday | October 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

More than 200 people are expected to congregate on the lawns of King's House in St Andrew today to participate in the annual Heroes' Day National Honours and Awards Ceremony.Heading the list of awardees this year is Harold George 'Harry Belafonte'...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 5:55 PM

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has ordered an intensive security audit of hotels and attractions on the island. A release from the tourism ministry this afternoon said the security audit was being done as part of efforts to strengthen ...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 1:30 PM

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 11:42 AM

The Lay Magistrates Association of Jamaica (LMAJ) is warning Justices of the Peace (JP) that there are serious consequences for those who breach the code of conduct. The warning comes against the background of recent revelations that some JPs were...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:14 AMCraig Francis

Good day, readers. Today, we respond to another question from a reader.Greetings Mr Francis,I read your articles every week that it is published and I have learnt a lot from it. I thank you for diligently doing this public service as I benefit a lot...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

Squatters have taken up residence in an abandoned property metres from the Supreme Court building in downtown Kingston, with their bedrooms overlooking the parking lot of the court.The property, which is privately owned, is currently being occupied...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMCarlene Davis

Nicolya Brown* was excited about her daughter being placed in the high school of her dreams after her strong performance in the Grade Six Achievement Test.But after just one week, Brown had to seek a transfer for the child to a school closer to home...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMCarlene Davis

The administrators have set the ambitious goal of making Tarrant High School one of the schools of choice in Jamaica, and already, when it comes to the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) areas, it is making its mark.Tarrant is the...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMNadine Wilson-Harris

The 2018 Jamaica Health and Lifestyle Survey has found that more men than women across the island are rubbing on the bleaching cream, and male development specialist Marlon Moore is not surprised."Women love brown men," said Moore before adding, "I...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMDr Glenville Ashby

"In this era of political correctness, your very thoughts are vetted by self-appointed moral arbiters; but you need not worry if what you think and write is sanctioned by your sacred traditions."Glenville AshbyLike the proverbial chameleon, Western...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMCarlene Davis

Elderly Jamaicans have listed being ill-treated by the younger generation, and little or no sex, among the major issues, which makes life challenging for the senior citizens in the island.A recent study by the director of monitoring, evaluation and...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

What is the purpose of the little plates above the lamps on some light posts...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Two months into the new academic year, one of the island's top science schools, Titchfield High in Portland, is operating without a trained physics teacher for grades 9 to 13.Principal Richard Thompson told The Sunday Gleaner that interviews are...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

A medical technology platform developed to, among other things, prevent prescription fraud, has received endorsement from doctors, medical consultants, and pharmacists, but its creator, Dr Leslie Samuels, is awaiting the green light from the...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMCarlene Davis

For more than 36 years the halls of The Gleaner were brightened by the willing smile and the upbeat personality of Reginald Campbell. But that came to an end last Saturday when the man most called 'Reggie' died suddenly.Last week, the grief hung...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 10:30 PM

Two persons remain hospitalised in critical condition following a daylight shooting that claimed the lives of two others in Mandeville on Saturday morning.The police say around 11 o'clock, two gunmen travelling in a motor car attacked a group of...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 6:23 PM

Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett says revenue from both cruise and stop over visitors is outpacing total arrival figures.  Bartlett says preliminary data from the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) shows that foreign exchange earnings are outpacing...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 2:29 PM

A teenage girl who the police say attempted to board a flight  at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston on Thursday with a small quantity of ganja hidden in a suitcase has been arrested on several drug charges. The police say a...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:48 PM

Authorities in France have confirmed that they are investigating allegations of match-fixing in the Champions League football game between French club Paris St-Germain (PSG) and Serbian team Red Star Belgrade earlier this month. PSG won 6-1....

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 11:59 AM

A teenager is now in custody after an illegal firearm and nearly 50 rounds of ammunition were seized in Westmoreland yesterday. The teen’s identity is being withheld. The 9mm pistol, which was seized in the community of Darliston, is one of...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 11:21 AM

United States President Donald Trump has warned that his administration will inflict "severe punishment" on Saudi Arabia if the kingdom is found to be responsible for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi, a tough critic...

Pages

Subscribe to News