Jamaica Gleaner

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 00:12:16 -0500
St Ann South Eastern Member of Parliament (MP) Lisa Hanna had become a lightning rod for disgruntled party supporters, forcing her to announce a premature departure from representational politics, a senior member of the Opposition People’s Nationa...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 00:11:46 -0500
Hanna exits political stage leaving crumbling legacy
Lisa Hanna’s looming departure after 15 years as St Ann South East member of parliament (MP) has left a damaged legacy in the historical People’s National Party (PNP) stronghold. Internal strife has eroded a near impregnable support base, leavi...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 00:12:45 -0500
Cocaine-dealing cop gets 3 years in US prison
Jamaican cop-turned-drug dealer Shelian Allen has been sentenced to nearly three years in an American prison for smuggling more than 1,000 grams of cocaine into the United States (US), court documents have revealed. Allen was handed a 33-month...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 00:11:16 -0500
NHT scheme cracking at seams, fume irate homeowners
Less than a year after moving into National Housing Trust (NHT)-constructed units at Twickenham Glades in St Catherine, residents say that the $14-million structures are falling apart. The Housing Trust presented the keys of 110 two-bedroom,...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 00:10:07 -0500
Crime biggest failure of independent Jamaica – poll
The inability to control crime and violence is deemed Jamaica’s biggest failure since the country gained Independence 60 years ago. In an RJRGLEANER-commissioned poll conducted by Don Anderson, 46 per cent of Jamaicans flagged that...

Jamaica Observer

Tue, Apr 12, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
Charity makes donation to upgrade more restrooms at Little London High
SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland - Male students at Little London High School no longer have to be jealous that the girls' restroom is nicer than theirs. Last Friday, a group of alumni called Global Humanity Network Incorporated (GHNI) dona...

Tue, Apr 12, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
This Day in History - April 12
Today is the 102nd day of 2022. There are 263 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT1961: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man to fly in space, orbit the Earth and make a safe landing. OTHER EVENTS1606: Great Britain ad...

Tue, Apr 12, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
Sharif sworn in as Pakistan's new PM after week of drama
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan's Parliament on Monday elected Opposition lawmaker Shahbaz Sharif as the new prime minister, following a week of political turmoil that led to the weekend ouster of Premier Imran Khan.Sharif took the ...

Tue, Apr 12, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
Arlene Swaby fuels her business with focus and Access
While the journey of entrepreneurship has been anything but smooth sailing for small grocery store owner Arlene Swaby, she is proof that with the right focus, and a little support, small business owners can thrive."I started out after m...

Mon, Apr 11, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
Hanging not solution to crime problem, says official
MONTEGO BAY, St James - Programme director, Community Renewal Programme, Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) Charles Clayton says the answer to the nation's crime problem is definitely not the resumption of hanging.In fact, Clayton poi...

Jamaica Star

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 15:35:03 -0500
Blood spills on cop in Westmoreland court as accused thief collapses
Blood spills on cop in Westmoreland court as accused thief collapses A police officer assigned to the Westmoreland Parish Court was unlucky enough to get covered in blood as one of the three men accused of stealing $2-million worth of cellular...

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 15:14:38 -0500
16-y-o charged for murder of brother
A 16-year-old Clarendon girl has been charged with the murder of her brother, 23-year-old Lenardo Cole. The murder took place at their home on Hazard Drive, May Pen, in Clarendon, on August 5. The May Pen Criminal Investigations Branch says about 9....

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 14:43:58 -0500
Man shot in Portmore gaming lounge
A man was shot inside a gaming lounge at the Portmore Town Centre in St Catherine earlier today. He was rushed to the hospital for treatment. Police and security personnel were at the scene. The section where the shooting occurred was cordoned...

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 05:04:01 -0500
Prayers answered - Mom and son reunited after 44 years following STAR story
"I was always praying. Me say, God, if me can't find him, mek him find me." That was the daily prayer of Melinda Diaz whose son, Sirhan McIntosh, was separated from her 44 years ago. THE STAR published a story on July 20, highlighting McIntosh's.....

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 05:04:04 -0500
Central Kingston fire leaves about 30 homeless
The tears streamed down the face of Sophia Grant as she watched her neighbours searching through the rubble of their homes that went up in flames on James Street and Smith Lane yesterday. Standing in what was once her late son's bedroom, she...