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Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Gleaner

  • EXPULSION LOOMS
    by Romario Scott/Gleaner Writer on April 17, 2021 at 5:21 am

    Despite the police closing the assault case involving Westmoreland Central Member of Parliament (MP) George Wright, his political future weighs in the balance as the ruling Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) Disciplinary Committee prepares to review the...

  • Protesters slam woman-beaters
    by Christopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer on April 17, 2021 at 5:20 am

    WESTERN BUREAU: As the embattled Westmoreland Central Member of Parliament (MP) George Wright grapples with assault allegations, several residents of the constituency came out in a show of force in Savanna-la-Mar and Whithorn on Friday to protest...

  • 16-y-o slain after last kiss
    by Ruddy Mathison/Gleaner Writer on April 17, 2021 at 5:20 am

    The mysterious shooting death of Tacius Golding High student Joel Lawman has left his parents deeply troubled and heartbroken. They are still searching for answers about the circumstances under which the 16-year-old died. Moments before Joel’s...

  • Jabari’s family ecstatic as donors hit surgery goal
    by Jonielle Daley/Staff Reporter on April 17, 2021 at 5:20 am

    When the family of Jabari Osborne was notified that they had met their goal on a GoFundMe account at 10:20 p.m. on April 15, they exuded joy that their hope of surgery would become a reality. “It’s a very late birthday gift but this is the best...

  • Phone video shines light on false police testimony
    by Barbara Gayle/Contributor on April 17, 2021 at 5:19 am

    Queen’s Counsel Valerie Neita-Robertson has condemned the actions of two police inspectors whose false testimony against 32-year-old bearer Raheem Panton resulted in him being in custody for a year before he was freed on Thursday of illegal...

  • Corner shops divided on Holness’ COVID criticism
    by Nadine Wilson-Harris/Staff Reporter on April 17, 2021 at 5:19 am

    Some shopkeepers in Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ St Andrew West Central constituency are seething from his comments about COVID-19 safety breaches which have been construed in some quarters as classist. In citing reasons for three consecutive...

  • Show me the money, honey!
    by Tamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer on April 17, 2021 at 5:18 am

    The Harmons Valley Community Council Benevolent Society (HVCCBS) is exploring apiculture and agriculture investments to generate income for project beneficiaries and sustain the charitable initiatives they undertake annually. The project, which...

  • Gilbert Allen, former Manchester custos, lauded for legacy
    by Tamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer on April 17, 2021 at 5:18 am

    The late Dr Gilbert Allen has been praised by civic society as an outstanding public servant who was a reservoir of wisdom and whose charm endeared many. Allen, former custos rotulorum of Manchester, died on Thursday morning aged 92 after ailing...

  • Leave of absence for Wright
    by Romario Scott/Gleaner Writer on April 16, 2021 at 5:24 am

    The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is set to ratify that George Wright, the embattled Westmoreland Central member of parliament, go on a leave of absence from the party until investigations into allegations that he was involved in a brutal beating of a...

  • Independent panel to review Jalisa McGowan death
    on April 16, 2021 at 5:24 am

    SEVEN weeks after the death of 17-year-old Jalisa McGowan under controversial circumstances, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has ordered the University Hospital of the West Indies to “provide a more detailed review of the case ... and to ­...


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Jamaica Information Service

Jamaica Information Service

Jamaica Information Service The Voice of Jamaica


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Jamaica Star

Jamaica Star

  • JPS again appeals to public to stay away from power lines
    on April 15, 2021 at 10:05 pm

    The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) is again appealing to members of the public to stay far from power lines. This includes not climbing trees near power lines, and keeping trees on private property trimmed and away from power lines, which is the...

  • Man shot and injured, firearm seized during police confrontation
    on April 15, 2021 at 9:05 pm

    One man is now hospitalised under police guard following a confrontation with the police on Bailey's Avenue, Bucks Common in Clarendon about 5:50 a.m. on Thursday, April 15. One Glock 17 pistol and several rounds of ammunition were seized...

  • WHO: Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths
    on April 15, 2021 at 8:05 pm

    GENEVA (AP) -- A top official from the World Health Organization says Europe has surpassed 1 million deaths from COVID-19 and the situation remains "serious," with about 1.6 million new cases reported each week in the region. The...

  • Bed occupancy for COVID-19 patients down in hospitals
    on April 15, 2021 at 6:07 pm

    National Epidemiologist, Dr Karen Webster Kerr, has informed that the occupancy rate at hospitals for COVID-19 patients is decreasing as the country records a fall in its positivity rate and the number of infections. "The number of admissions...

  • US Embassy says Royal Caribbean Cruise offering ‘transit opportunity’ from St Vincent for US citizens
    on April 15, 2021 at 5:30 pm

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,, CMC - The United States in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean on Thursday said that it is coordinating with Royal Caribbean Cruises for a transit opportunity for US citizens who wish to depart St Vincent and the...

  • Three killed in Grange Hill, Westmoreland
    on April 15, 2021 at 4:52 pm

    The Grange Hill Police in Westmoreland say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting deaths of three men in Crowder district on Wednesday night. Their identities have not yet been released. Two of the men were reportedly...

  • PM Holness calls on developed countries to not hoard vaccines
    on April 15, 2021 at 3:59 pm

    Prime Minister Andrew Holness has appealed to countries with stocks of vaccines that they will not utilise before the expiry date, to make them available to other countries like Jamaica, that will rapidly use them to inoculate the population....

  • Five more COVID-19 deaths
    on April 15, 2021 at 3:32 pm

    Jamaica on Wednesday recorded five additional COVID-19 deaths, moving the tally to 697. The deceased are: * A 83-year-old female from Kingston & St Andrew * A 84-year-old-male from Kingston & St Andrew * An 60-year-old female...

  • Embattled MP released after interview with cops
    by Hopeton Bucknor - STAR Writer on April 15, 2021 at 10:04 am

    Member of Parliament (MP) for Central Westmoreland, George Wright, who is alleged to have physically assaulted a woman, was questioned yesterday at the Freeport Police Station in Montego Bay, St James, and released. Wright was questioned by...

  • Duck farmer suffers huge setback after birds killed
    by ROXROY MCLEAN - STAR Writer on April 15, 2021 at 10:04 am

    Portland native Lloyd Harris said he will not give up on his dream to become one of Jamaica's best-known farmers despite recently losing more than 400 ducks, valued at $400,000. He said that during a routine visit to his farm last Saturday, he...


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