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  • Sykes seeks to make J'can judiciary best in the region in three years September 18, 2018
    Jamaica's Chief Justice Bryan Sykes has revealed that he is aiming to make the country's judicial system, crippled for decades by chronic under-resourcing and a backlog of civil and criminal cases, the best in the Caribbean in three years.Sykes...
    Livern Barrett/ Senior Gleaner Writer
  • Expert: J'can engineers not threatened by robots September 18, 2018
    The growing trend of robots taking over jobs now occupied by humans, as a result of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, will in no way render local engineers useless, according to vice-president of marketing at the Jamaica Institute of Engineers' (JIE...
    Jason Cross/Gleaner Writer

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  • Vaz hits back at plastic, Styrofoam ban critics September 18, 2018
    Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz is hitting back at critics who say that the Government’s bans on plastic shopping bags and straws and Styrofoam are a knee-jerk reaction. Among the...
  • House of Representatives pays tribute to Easton Douglas September 18, 2018
    Prime Minister Andrew Holness has described late Cabinet minister Easton Douglas as a patriot and an example of a dignified politician. Holness was among several parliamentarians who paid tribute to Douglas during today's sitting of the House...

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  • Pastor bats for ZOSO September 18, 2018
    Pastors Charles Brevitt, head of the Glendevon Circuit of Seventh-day Adventist Churches, is calling for the establishment of more zones of special operations (ZOSO), which he believes will be more effective than the ongoing state of public...
  • Mixed reactions to plastic ban September 18, 2018
    Yesterday, the Government announced that a plastic ban would begin on January 1, 2019.There would be a ban on the importation, manufacture, distribution and use of specific categories of plastic packaging materials, including single-use plastic...
    Alicia Barrett