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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:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 12:52 PM

A St Mary man who was among four people held with ganja worth more than $7 million has been freed of drug charges. Taxi operator Conroy Clarke walked free from the Trelawny Parish Court on Friday after he was found not guilty of possession of,...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 11:49 AM

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, on Friday, handed over five units, built under the New Social Housing Programme (NSHP), to families in several communities across St James. Keys were presented to beneficiaries in Norwood, Salt Spring, Lottery...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 11:37 AM

The police are probing the death of a man who they believe was killed and his body dumped in the Kingston Harbour on Friday. His identity has not yet been ascertained. The body was removed from the water by the Marine Police. It had lacerations to...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 10:19 AM

Over 100 assorted rounds of ammunition were seized during a joint police/military operation at New Road, Flanker, in St James on Friday. The Jamaica Constabulary Force's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) said the team carried out a...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 8:06 AM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is questioning the parliamentary Opposition's commitment to Jamaica and to tackling crime following the Opposition's decision to block the extension of the states of emergency (SOEs) in the...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 12:07 AM

Paulette Simpson, the United Kingdom-based JN Group executive, has been ranked among Britain’s top-10 most influential people of African or Caribbean heritage. She was ranked at number eight on the Powerlist 2023 published by Powerful Media, which...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 12:07 AM

WASHINGTON, DC: The New Jersey-based Caribbean Medical Mission (CMM) marked its 25th anniversary with a fundraising gala that honoured its founding members, even as it received commendation for its sustained contribution to communities in Jamaica...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 12:07 AMNeil Armstrong/ - Gleaner Writer

TORONTO: Jamaican creatives in Toronto are praising a cultural centre-led initiative that will provide affordable housing for black cultural creators in the new Mirvish Village being built in the historically black and immigrant neighbourhood at...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 12:07 AM

Even though 81-year-old Headley Henry was unable to walk unassisted, he was among the more than 500 community members from Rose Gardens and Parade Gardens who turned out to the Project STAR’s community link-up which offered various services...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 12:07 AM

Opposition leader and People’s National Party (PNP) President Mark Golding has expressed concern about how the tourism product continues to be developed without ensuring that Jamaicans will maintain access to the island’s beaches. Golding, who...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 12:07 AM

Some 600 public servants who have served 25 years and more in various areas of the public sector have been recognised by the Government for their invaluable and dedicated contribution to Jamaica. During the Jamaica Civil Service Long Service Awards...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 12:06 AM

THE WHO’S who of Corporate Jamaica and diaspora from the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut knocked the ball out the park on Saturday, November 12, at the Issa Trust Foundation’s For The Children charity gala, raising US$417,000...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 12:05 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A senior citizen who was convicted of land fraud after she stole her friend’s property and gifted portions of it to herself and her children will have to spend another week in custody before her fate is decided on December 1. The 74-year-old...

Published:Friday | November 25, 2022 | 8:50 PM

Two workers' organisations are set to lead a community rally in Toronto, Canada, on Saturday as they demand better treatment of injured migrant farm workers. The rally is set for Yonge and Dundas Square at 12:30 p....

Published:Friday | November 25, 2022 | 7:54 PM

A Clarendon man has died as a result of injuries he sustained in a hit-and-run incident in Ritchies district in the parish on Friday, the police say. Residents have identified the man only by his alias, 'Parrot'. The Spalding police in...

Published:Friday | November 25, 2022 | 7:02 PM

The construction of shops and vending stalls at the Jubilee Market in downtown Kingston is expected to be completed by January 2023. The new space will accommodate approximately 60 haberdashery vendors who sell at the intersection of West Queen and...

Published:Friday | November 25, 2022 | 5:33 PM

Principal of Bellefield High School in Manchester, Paul Grant, is rejecting claims of demonic possession at the school after some students suffered panic attacks on Friday morning. In an interview with The Gleaner, Grant explained that 10...

Published:Friday | November 25, 2022 | 5:04 PM

The Government's bid to secure an extension of the states of public emergency has been blocked in the Senate. It did not secure the votes needed to have the security measures, which were imposed in seven parishes on Tuesday, November 15, go...

Published:Friday | November 25, 2022 | 2:23 PM

Justice Minister Delroy Chuck today defended the Government's imposition of states of public emergency in seven parishes and said that provisions are in place to uphold the rights of detainees. The security measures were imposed last week as...

Published:Friday | November 25, 2022 | 1:52 PM

A new $30-million grade-six block has been officially opened at the Barracks Road Primary School in Montego Bay, St James. The new block features four classrooms, a resource centre, and bathroom facilities, which should provide a more comfortable...

Published:Friday | November 25, 2022 | 12:39 PM

The family of 87-year-old Jasper Wright is appealing to the public for assistance to locate him. Wright was last seen on November 18.   It is reported that the senior last visited his daughter at her home in Orchid Crescent, Clarendon....

Published:Friday | November 25, 2022 | 11:34 AM

A policeman was this morning taken into custody after allegedly being held with an illegal gun and ammunition at a checkpoint in St Catherine. The weapon was reportedly found inside his car. It is reported that while at the checkpoint, the cop...

Published:Friday | November 25, 2022 | 9:45 AM

The police in Westmoreland have charged a 37-year-old fisherman who attacked a man after accusing him of setting fire to a shop. Glenroy Gayle, otherwise called 'Elephant', of Savanna-la-Mar in the parish, is charged with wounding with...

Published:Friday | November 25, 2022 | 9:19 AM

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says that Jamaica's tourism food supply remains safe, hygienic and of high quality. Bartlett gave the assurance while addressing the launch of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) Agricultural Suppliers Food...

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