DNA evidence links St Catherine man to several rape cases

The St Catherine South Police are reporting that DNA evidence has linked a St Catherine man to several cases of rape committed in the division over a period of time. The alleged rapist, who has been identified as 27-year-old Chaddane...more..


Big money popping - Parties reeled in whopping $100m for Portland East by-election

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and the People’s National Party (PNP) received more than $100 million to battle in the April 4, 2019, Portland East by-election. Some 10 months after the dust has settled, with the JLP’s Ann Marie Vaz emerging...more..


No cover-up! - Holness says his Gov’t has never swept acts of corruption under the carpet

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has indicated that his Government has never sought to cover up any of the seismic scandals that has rocked his administration during its four years in office to date. “The Government has always accepted that there have...more..


Vaz safe? - PM carefully weighs minister's US visa troubles

Daryl Vaz’s Cabinet post remains safe for now as Prime Minister Andrew Holness continues to “carefully” weigh issues surrounding the revocation of his United States (US) visa. In a statement last November, the US Embassy in Kingston revealed that...more..


Jamaica split on SOEs - Security expert says crime has been politicised

The results of the latest RJRGLEANER Group-commissioned Don Anderson Poll, which shows Jamaica split on the effectiveness of states of public emergency (SOEs), did not surprise security expert Robert Finzi-Smith, who says that the issue of crime...more..


Government adviser warns of threats to small farmers

An adviser to the Government on agricultural policies and development recently warned farmers to be wary of Bernard Lodge and other mother mega-farm plans earmarked for St Catherine. He cautioned that the plans could lead to the demise of small...more..


J’can volunteer relishes role aboard ‘Logos Hope’

Chantell Jolly was a picture of passion and fulfillment as she spoke to The Gleaner yesterday aboard the Logos Hope at the Caribbean Cement Company Port in Rockfort, Kingston. The world’s largest floating book fair was officially opened to the...more..


Life is fragile, UTech student leader reminds peers as three perish in crash

President of the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) Students’ Union Khalil Hutchinson is cautioning fellow students against taking life for granted. Hutchinson was speaking with The Gleaner on the heels of a triple fatal crash early Thursday...more..


‘Stupidity of the highest order!’ - Chief justice chastises prison head, warns against contempt of court

Chief Justice Bryan Sykes yesterday threatened to issue an order to hold the head of the Horizon Adult Remand Centre in contempt of court when alleged members of the King Valley Gang failed to turn up for trial. According to Sykes, it was...more..


Update | Three UTech students killed in car crash at cement company

The police are now investigating last night's deadly motor vehicle crash at the gate of the Caribbean Cement Company in eastern Kingston. Three University of Technology, Jamaica students travelling in a black Toyota Premio motor car registered to an ownermore..