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The People’s National Party (PNP) says it is grossly disappointed with today's presentation by the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) leader and prime minister, Andrew Holness. The PNP said it was disappointed because Holness, who was speaking at...

The National Works Agency (NWA) says there will be no vehicular access to Cassava Piece Road from Constant Spring Road, which is under a US$20 million redevelopment. The change to vehicular flow becomes effective today between Hillman Road and...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that his administration will be spending $500 million on social housing for the poor and indigent in the country.  Holness, in delivering the keynote address at the Jamaica Labour Party’s 75th...

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)  supporters say they will be listening keenly to Andrew Holness with the expectation that he will address some of their pressing issues.   The majority of those supporters who spoke with The Gleaner news team...

Jubilant, bell-ringing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters have swarmed the grounds of the National Arena in St Andrew as they set about celebrating the party’s 75th anniversary.  The theme for the conference is ‘Building a...

WESTERN BUREAU: Chief Justice Bryan Sykes is projecting that the current list of divorce cases before the Supreme Court will be cleared by 2019, once the relevant documents are submitted and each matter is disposed of within 16 weeks. Sykes made...

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Northern California crews battling the country's deadliest wildfire in a century were bracing for strong winds today that could erode gains they have made in containing the fearsome blaze, which has killed at least 76...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won't find are armed American soldiers standing guard. Instead they will see cranes...

LONDON (AP) — Britain's besieged Prime Minister Theresa May today warned that a leadership change wouldn't make Brexit negotiations easier, as opponents in her Conservative Party threaten to unseat her and the former Brexit secretary...

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz  clipped Suriname 2-1 on Saturday night in Montego Bay to register a third consecutive win in the CONCACAF Nations League. All the goals came in the first half.  Cory Burke scored his fourth...

Jamaica's Reggae Warriors have defeated the USA Hawks 16-10 to qualify for the Rugby League World Cup.Led by tries from Joel Farrell and Jacob Ogden, the Romeo Monteith coached Reggae Warriors led the Hawks 16-10 at the half. The second half saw...

Another 2,000 malfunctioning streetlights across the island are to be repaired by the end of the month. That’s according to the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS), which says the move is part of its accelerated streetlight repair programme...

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC - Hayley Matthews burst to life in a special Player-of-the-Match performance as West Indies romped into the semi-finals of the ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup with a crushing 83-run victory over Sri Lanka here Friday night....

A man who residents say has mental health challenges was shot and injured by the police in Coco Walk district, Manchester this afternoon. The incident reportedly triggered a tense stand-off between the police and angry residents. The police say the...

Twenty-eight persons have died in motor vehicle crashes since the start of the month. That’s according to the latest statistics from the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport. The number of road deaths recorded just over half way...

The Argentine submarine that vanished one year ago with 44 crew members imploded, officials have now confirmed. The confirmation comes after the Argentine Navy confirmed that the ARA San Juan was located yesterday 2,950 feet below the surface...

Opposition spokesman on mining and energy Phillip Paulwell says the Chinese firm Jiuguan Iron and Steel (Group) Company (JISCO) has reiterated its commitment to make more job available to Jamaican workers over their Chinese counterparts at the...

The St Andrew South Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a former member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force. He is Retired Inspector Paul Robinson. “The matter is urgent,” the police said in a statement late...

United States (US) President Donald Trump has threatened to walk out of future press briefings if reporters do not act with "decorum". He was speaking after a court in Washington DC ordered the White House to return CNN reporter Jim...

WASHINGTON (AP) — United States (US) intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an American official has revealed. The Saudi government has denied the...

The wreckage of an Argentine submarine that went missing last year with 44 crew members on board has been found. The Argentine Navy announced yesterday that the ARA San Juan has been found 2,620 feet below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean, exactly...

Ex-policeman Kevin Osborne has been arrested for being in possession of approximately 800 pounds of conch at the close of season. Osborne, who is also a fisherman, was arrested at the Rocky Point Beach in Clarendon after the conch was found in a...

Petrojam says it has now received the US$370,000 that was owed by Aegean Marine Petroleum for products delivered on November 04. Agean has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States. The Opposition had raised questions...

Twenty-three-year-old construction worker Fitzroy Coore of May Pen, Clarendon has been freed of gun charges in the Clarendon Circuit Court. Coore was freed  after high court judge Calys Wiltshire yesterday upheld a no...
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