Jamaica Gleaner

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 00:10:02 -0500
CITING GAINS made while reviewing the judiciary this year, including matters of high public interest, the country’s chief prosecutor Paula Llewellyn says she has moved her office into the 21st century. Llewellyn, the director of public prosecution...

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 00:07:37 -0500
Three suspects held in Westmoreland robbery rampage
WESTERN BUREAU: THREE PERSONS who are strongly believed to be linked to a syndicate of criminals responsible for a recent spate of robberies and murders in Westmoreland are now in custody. Last Friday, as business owners, staff and customers...

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 00:08:46 -0500
Turtles under threat
SEA TURTLES that play a vital role in the ocean ecosystem are under threat across several shores in Jamaica. The animals help to maintain the health of coral reefs and sea grass beds, and also contribute to the transportation of essential...

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 00:08:57 -0500
Young entrepreneur tries to revive dream after devastating accident
After moving to Trinidad and Tobago in 2016 to take up a job offer, Kasceme White began charting a course to success. But a near-death motorbike accident knocked him off his path four years ago, and the 27-year-old told The Gleaner that he is still....

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 00:08:27 -0500
Sykes concerned new firearm legislation could cause backlog in Gun Court
WESTERN BUREAU: CHIEF JUSTICE Bryan Sykes has expressed that the new firearm legislation is threatening to cause a backlog of cases in the Gun Court in Kingston due to the timeline in which forensic certificates are being produced as part of the...

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

Mon, 04 Dec 2023 14:55:06 -0500
Opening statements begin in Jonathan Majors assault trial in New York
NEW YORK (AP) — Opening statements began Monday in the criminal trial of actor Jonathan Majors, who was charged last spring for allegedly assaulting his then-girlfriend during an argument.

Mon, 04 Dec 2023 12:57:01 -0500
Bermuda company exploring private jet service to the Caribbean
Bermuda Direct Air Service has announced plans to connect the British Overseas Territory with the Caribbean using executive jets with the initial service to the Dominican Republic starting later this month. The company said it is also looking at...

Mon, 04 Dec 2023 12:46:28 -0500
Catholic Bishops urge Haitians not to give up, have faith in a new Haiti
The Catholic Bishops of Haiti are urging Haitians to not give in to despair in the midst of what they term "the many tragic events in our history as a people". In their annual message heralding the start of the Advent season that...

Mon, 04 Dec 2023 12:22:47 -0500
Police ramp-up efforts in Westmoreland following widespread robberies
Head of the Westmoreland Police Division, Deputy Superintendent Adrian Hamilton, has announced that the police will be ramping-up their efforts to curb widespread robberies across the parish. The announcement was made during a security...

Mon, 04 Dec 2023 11:59:35 -0500
Sewage leaves Kingston roadways partially impassable
The police are advising the public to be cautious when travelling along Marcus Garvey Drive in the vicinity Water Lane, as there is sewage flowing along the roadway.