Jamaica Gleaner

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:47:56 -0500
Former Prime Minister PJ Patterson in hospital after motor vehicle accident
Former Prime Minister PJ Patterson was rushed to hospital late Monday evening after a reported motor vehicle accident at his upper St Andrew home.The extent of his injuries, if any, could not be immediately ascertained.However, in a statement, one....

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:17:48 -0500
CMU CUTS FEES - Reduction news coincides with president’s arrest in education ministry’s corruption probe
Students at Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) have welcomed news of a reduction in tuition fees across all faculties mere hours after the arrest of the president of the institution, Professor Fritz Pinnock, along with four other persons, in a...

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:22:52 -0500
The Gleaner names new editor-in-chief
The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited, a member of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, has appointed career communications specialist and journalist Kaymar Jordan as its next editor-in-chief. Jordan, who hails from Barbados, joins the GCML family......

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:18:56 -0500
St James to get elite quick-response police squad
WESTERN BUREAU: The 23-member elite quick-response squad is currently undergoing intense motorised and technical training as the St James police step up their efforts to protect citizens and members of the business community. Speaking at the launch....

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:23:53 -0500
MoBay Pride granted interim order to rent cultural centre
Maurice Tomlinson, founder and development coordinator of Montego Bay Pride, secured a victory in the Supreme Court yesterday when he was granted an interim order that allows his organisation to rent the public facilities at the Montego Bay...

Jamaica Observer

Tue, 15, Oct, 2019 06:01:00 GMT
Judge rules against admitting accused's statement into evidence
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Parish Judge Ann Marie Grainger ruled yesterday that a statement given to the police by an accused in the Manchester Municipal Corporation $400 million fraud trial should not be admitted into evidenc...

Tue, 15, Oct, 2019 06:01:00 GMT
Crime figures continue to climb despite SOEs
JUST over four murders each day in the last week, have pushed the country's murder tally to 1,026 since the start of this year.

Tue, 15, Oct, 2019 06:01:00 GMT
Heart Foundation offers health checks on World Homeless Day
RESIDENTS of the St Thomas Infirmary were last Thursday — World Homeless Day —given free health checks at a fair organised by the Heart Foundation of Jamaica, with support from the St Thomas Municipal Corporation, and ...

Tue, 15, Oct, 2019 06:01:00 GMT
3 EU nations say Brexit talks likely to go beyond summit
LONDON, England (AP) — Brexit divorce talks in Brussels are making such slow progress that three European Union nations predicted yesterday the negotiations could spill beyond this week's crucial Brexit summit.Belying the ne...

Tue, 15, Oct, 2019 06:01:00 GMT
It's National Heritage Week
THE Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is spearheading a number of activities during National Heritage Week, from October 13 to 21, to honour Jamaica's national heroes and other persons who have served the nation...

Jamaica Star

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:00:35 -0500
Man buried alive - Says he spent two nights in shallow grave
A 26-year-old man said that he was "battered, bloodied and left for dead" last Tuesday, when he was buried in a shallow grave. The man, who was found in a grave in a Kingston community, is now recovering in hospital. Brown said that he was...

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:00:52 -0500
Police deal with mi like mi a criminal - ■ Denham Town residents angry as lawmen scuffle with man
Up to press time, the police were maintaining a strong presence in sections of Nelson Road in Denham Town, after residents attempted to mount roadblocks yesterday following a confrontation between resident Romaine Abrahams and a police team early.....

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:01:10 -0500
Prisoner dies at GP
The Department of Correctional Services is trying to locate relatives of Leroy Codner, an inmate who died while in state care at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre, downtown Kingston. Codner died after a prolonged illness but is yet to be....

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:00:44 -0500
Clarendon, St Ann rivers could change colours this week
Clarendon, St Ann rivers could change colours this week The Roaring River and the Rio Bueno could change colour this week, but members of the public need not be alarmed. According to the Water Resources Authority, the injection of the dye will....

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:01:46 -0500
Kingston man gets five ‘jackets’ from one woman
A Kingston man recently found out that five of his six children are not his after babymother, who he plans to marry soon, confessed to him. The man, whose identity is being withheld to protect the children involved, said his common-law-wife.....