Jamaica Gleaner

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 00:11:14 -0500
Gasping for air
Forty-six per cent of the ventilators in the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) are non-operational, an internal audit by the Ministry of Health and Wellness has revealed. Of the 91 life-saving machines spread across the Kingston Public (....

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 00:10:36 -0500
$9m for an eye
A budding entertainer, who lost his left eye because of the negligence of a general practitioner who failed to promptly refer him to an eye specialist, has been awarded $8.6 million plus interest. The claimant, Steve Wright, who had visited the...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 00:09:43 -0500
Chang highlights need for social support initiatives to combat school violence
WESTERN BUREAU: In light of recent reports of violence in schools across Jamaica, National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang has emphasised the ongoing need to prioritise social intervention strategies alongside police support to curb the impact of....

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 00:09:26 -0500
Health ministry blames staff turnover, system issues for delay in financial reports
Permanent Secretary Dustan Bryan has blamed the death, migration, and retirement of former staff for the Ministry of Health and Wellness’ inability to finalise its appropriation accounts for submission to the auditor general. The Auditor Generalâ€...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 00:09:48 -0500
St James police targeting wanted gangsters
WESTERN BUREAU: With 12 men listed on the St James police’s most wanted list ignoring an appeal to report to the police, Superintendent Eron Samuels, the parish’s commander, has launched an initiative to apprehend them. On the first day 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

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 11:09:20 -0500
21-y-o man shot in Old Harbour Bay
A 21-year-old man is in hospital nursing gunshot wounds following an attack in Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine.

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 13:50:08 -0500
Rapper Travis Scott arrested in Miami Beach for trespassing and public intoxication
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rapper Travis Scott was arrested by Miami Beach police early Thursday on misdemeanour charges of trespassing and public intoxication.

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 10:53:29 -0500
Cruise ship rescues 68 migrants and finds five bodies in boat adrift in Atlantic Ocean
MADRID (AP) — A cruise ship rescued 68 migrants and found five bodies in a wooden dinghy that was drifting off the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, Spain’s maritime rescue agency said Thursday.

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 10:11:55 -0500
Cop’s gun stolen from her car in Manchester
The service pistol of a policewoman was stolen from her car on Wednesday when she went to conduct business along Ward Avenue in Mandeville, Manchester. The gun was loaded with 30 rounds of ammunition.

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 10:20:17 -0500
$30-million multipurpose facility established in Watt Town, St Ann
Residents of Watt Town in St Ann are benefiting from the establishment a $30-million multipurpose facility that provides information technology, postal and bill payment services, and space for community activities.