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Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:27 PM

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) says it is working to alleviate the traffic congestion across sections of the Corporate Area, especially in the vicinity of Three Miles in St Andrew, with the additional deployment of police personnel into the...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 10:32 AM

Chief Executive Officer of the PetroCaribe Development Fund Dr Wesley Hughes says the PetroCaribe arrangement has resulted in the financing of projects worth US$5 billion over the past 13 years. Hughes made the announcement while speaking at a...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 10:23 AM

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) leader Andrew Holness has expressed confidence that Annmarie Vaz, the party's candidate for Eastern Portland, will take home the seat. Holness presented Vaz as the party's standard bearer at a packed rally...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMSyranno Baines

The first quarter of the current financial year saw 7,194 Jamaicans gaining placement in the overseas employment programme, an increase of 5.6 per cent over the corresponding period last year, Labour and Social Security Minister Shahine Robinson has...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

They are all from different backgrounds and have unique stories to tell, but what the 185 recipients of the 2018 J Wray and Nephew Foundation Scholarships share is the tenacity to produce excellent results despite tough circumstances.That was the...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Developer Cleveland Campbell, who has been waiting for more than 12 years to get a building plan he submitted to the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) approved, will have to continue waiting as no decision was taken on the plan at...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/ Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Pastor Glen Samuels, president of the West Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists [WJC], said his organisation remains dedicated to assisting the problem-plagued Cornwall Regional Hospital [CRH] in Montego Bay, despite the...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's military surveillance capabilities have been receiving vast upgrade, according to Colonel Radgh Mason of the Jamaica Defence Force, who has said the island is getting better at collaborating with other nations to stem transnational crime....

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

After 40 years of being happily married and performing more than 300 wedding ceremonies, Bishop William Hutchinson has chronicled his life's experiences in two books - Autobiography and Pictorial of a Fulfilled Life and A Unique Passion For A...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott/Gleaner Writer

Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke has expressed strong optimism about the Jamaican economy as he looks forward to structural changes anticipated in the country's energy sector.According to Clarke, there is a revolution taking place in the energy...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau-Dr Michelle Pinnock, regional director in the Ministry of Education (MOE) Region 4, said that if it realises it fullest potential, the new Knockalva Polytechnic College in Ramble, Hanover, could become the Mona (the UWI campus in...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott/Gleaner Writer

With just five days to go before delegates decide who will occupy second-tier leadership in the People's National Party (PNP), the head of the party's secretariat, Julian Robinson, said the party is putting all in place for the election, which is...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Over 17 years ago world leaders, in assessing the global landscape, agreed on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): a set of time-bound and quantified targets for addressing the many dimensions of extreme poverty - including hunger, disease, lack...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Students and staff at the Runaway Bay All-Age School in St Ann started the new school year last Monday in more spacious surroundings.Food For The Poor, through a partnership with 13-year-old donor Rafe Cochran, constructed two new blocks at the...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Activities for the first phase of the US$2.5-billion Vernamfield development project in Clarendon are expected to get under way by the end of October this year.This is according to minister without portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Mike...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The National Health Fund (NHF) has provided over $45 million in funding for the research and publication of the third Jamaica Health and Lifestyle Survey (JHLS).In his address at the JHLS National Dissemination Meeting on Thursday, September 6, at...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Government on Thursday, September 6, signed new mining agreements with New Day Aluminium (Jamaica) Limited that will secure thousands of jobs, increase earnings for the country, and protect the Cockpit Country.Minister of Transport and Mining...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A total of 169 new constables will be deployed shortly to strengthen the work of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) following their graduation from the National Police College of Jamaica (NPCJ) on Friday, September 7.Of the total, 40 will be...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The PetroCaribe arrangement has resulted in the financing of projects worth US$5 billion over the past 13 years.Chief executive officer of the PetroCaribe Development Fund Dr Wesley Hughes made the announcement while speaking at a ceremony held on...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 11:45 PM

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has told Jamaica Labour Party supporters in Portland that there will be a significant improvement in tourist arrivals.

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 10:25 PM

Krystal Tomlinson, the president of the People's National Party Youth Organisation (PNPYO), has accused the Andrew Holness administration of copying the policies of her party. "The kind of government we have right now is a modelling government. PNP...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 10:03 PM

Supporters of People's National Party( PNP) vice presidential contender Dr Angela Brown Burke are insisting that a woman is needed in the leadership of the party to represent the interest of women.Speaking with The Gleaner at a party rally in East...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 6:02 PMGareth Davis Snr

A growing crowd of people clad in green is now gathering in Port Antonio square in Portland in anticipation of the arrival of Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Leader and Prime Minister Andrew Holness. Holness is expected to officially present...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 5:26 PM

The health ministry has expanded the accident and emergency (A&E) unit of the Cornwall Regional Hospital outpost, which is expected to open in another week. The A&E unit now operates from the Mount Salem clinic to facilitate the...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 3:24 PM

Three men died in a two-vehicle crash in Porus, Manchester this morning. The dead men have been identified as: 36-year-old Delroy Lindsay, construction worker of Strickland district, Melrose, Manchester; 29-year-old Oshane...

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