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Published:Thursday | June 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Despite the technological and other advances since 1951, the political will to make the well-needed appropriate investments in climate change adaptation and mitigation policies and strategies remains a vitally important missing link in the...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 10:17 AM

Yolande Ramharrack, the human resource manager at the scandal-hit Petrojam, has declared that she has done nothing wrong as an administrator and deserves the $13.04 million she earns each year.

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 10:04 AM

A St Catherine District Constable has been arrested in connection with two stolen motorcars. The police say about 2:30 yesterday afternoon the driver of a Nissan Tiida motor car was stopped along the East West Toll Road in St. Catherine. His...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Prime Minister Andrew Holness is calling on Jamaica's municipal corporations to put more focus on training first responders to deal with natural disasters at the community level.Holness, who was giving the keynote address on Monday's...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMPetre Williams-Raynor/Contributing Editor

THE FORESTRY Department has confirmed that the field work for the delimitation of the boundary for the Cockpit Country - an area that has long inspired debate over its protection, fuelled by its ecological and historical value - has started.After...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE JAMAICA Environment Trust (JET) is unhappy with what they have described as the "seemingly slow pace" of the ground truth process for the Cockpit Country Protected Area (CCPA)."Although the prime minister has announced the Government of Jamaica'...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SOME 180,906 plastic bottles have been collected since May 28 in the Wisynco ECO Recycle Challenge, thanks to the collective efforts of its six corporate challengers.The challengers - The Gleaner Company, ZIP 103 FM, Tank-Weld Metals, Fidelity...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Restaurants of Jamaica Limited (ROJ), owners and operators of KFCin Jamaica, alongside the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MoEYI), have begun plans to commence phase two of their Add Hope initiative.This comes on the heels of ROJ's $4.5...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 11:17 PM

WESTERN BUREAU:Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed an intention to review the process involved in the approval of building permits, which he believes is being negatively affected by territorial behaviour exhibited at the local government...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 10:01 PM

The chief engineer at the National Energy Solutions Limited (NESOL) has told Parliament’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) that he was circumvented from continuing as a signing officer at the entity when he returned from a...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 8:34 PMJason Cross

Eric Coleridge Barnett, the longest serving former headmaster of Wolmer’s Boys’ School in Kingston, died yesterday, leaving thousands of past students in mourning. Barnett, affectionately called 'Barnie Rubble' by...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 5:45 PM

Gas prices are to go down by $0.67 tomorrow Thursday, July 19. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $135.19 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will sell for $138.02. Automotive diesel oil will go down by $1.15 per...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 5:29 PM

A 44-year-old Hanover truck driver died last night from injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle crash along a section of the King Gate main road in Anchovy, St James. He is Andrew Smith of Camp Road in Hopewell. Another man who also sustained...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 4:59 PM

The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that it has been forced to reduce the operating hours at its Hunts Town and Sand Hill plants in St Mary because of worsening drought conditions. The NWC says based on the low inflows...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 4:49 PM

The police are warning motor vehicle owners to be cautious when loaning their cars for rental purposes. They say criminals may seek out these opportunities to gain access to motor vehicles to commit crimes. The police says persons not formally...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 3:29 PM

The Government will be spending $5,234,800 or US$40,000 to provide additional tablets to equip teachers involved in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programme. Science and Technology Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley made...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 3:11 PM

Two men were arrested in Salt Spring, St James yesterday following the seizure of an assault rifle and several rounds of ammunition by the police who carried out an operation in the community. According to reports from the Montego Hills...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 1:41 PM

Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie has announced that there will be an increase in the number of participants employed in the agency’s Youth Summer Employment Programme. The programme, which is in its...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:11 PM

The attorney for incarcerated entertainer Vybz Kartel has charged that adverse police statements and media reports during his murder trial were dealt with in a "very flippant way" by the presiding judge Justice Lennox Campbell

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 11:47 AM

Entertainer Vybz Kartel arrived at a Corporate Area hospital at 7:48 p.m. on the day Clive 'Lizard' Williams was killed at a house in Havendale, St Andrew, his attorney has asserted.

 

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