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Orane Watson celebrates after scoring Jamaica’s opening goal in their under-17 practice match against Trinidad and Tobago at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex today.

Jamaica under-17 clip Trinidad and Tobago 1-0

Jamaica's under-17 defeated Trinidad and Tobago 1-0 in their international friendly at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex this afternoon. Orane Watson scored the winner in the 77th minute, clipping the ball past Trinidadian goalkeeper Ailan...
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Praught-Leer breaks national indoor mile record

Today, Aisha Praught-Leer ran 4:31.48 minutes at the Bruce Lehane Scarlet and White Invitational at Boston University to break Jamaica’s indoor mile record. The personal best by Prought-Leer bettered the old national standard of 4:32.33 minutes...
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Another massive MoBay gun find Premium

Members of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) are expected to be dispatched to the Montego Bay Wharf as of Monday, owing to the huge numbers of guns and ammunition which have been passing through the port in recent times, The Gleaner has learnt....
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Gov’t gets ultimatum from firefighters

Members of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) are restive and have issued an ultimatum to the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service to commence talks on the proposed new salary structure under the Compensation Review within 10 days, failing which...
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From left: US Ambassador to Jamaica Noah Nickolas Perry; Consul General Alison Roach Wilson and Michele Rollins, chairman, Rose Town Foundation, in Rose Town last Friday on a tour of the area.

GoodHeart | Rose Town Foundation continues to pursue sustainable development

WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaica-born United States Ambassador Noah Nickolas Perry stood with tears in his eyes, pointing towards one of the lanes he grew up in, in the inner city community of Rose Town, near Trench Town, in Kingston last Friday afternoon...
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Fraudsters shameless in their actions – Pastor Glazeter Leslie

WESTERN BUREAU: Glazeter Leslie, pastor of the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland said that too many Jamaicans are being sympathetic to perpetrators who defraud others out of their money. Leslie said there are multiple cases...
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John Chin in action.

Confident Jamaica square off against Estonia

Rowland ‘Randy’ Phillips will open Jamaica’s Davis Cup tie against Estonia’s Kristjan Tamm today at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre starting at 3 p.m. and the 29-year-old is looking to set the tone for the rest of the weekend with a win. Phillips, the...
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Jackson to focus on ‘executing a good 60m’

For World 200 metres champion Shericka Jackson, her upcoming 2023 indoor season debut is more than just a battle with World and Olympic champion and world 400m hurdles record holder Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone but being able to get even faster in the...
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Monymusk Rum produced by National Rums of Jamaica since 2011.

Jamaica prepping National Rums for divestment via stock market Premium

The Government of Jamaica plans to divest its stake in National Rums of Jamaica Limited, NRJ, via the stock market but has a hurdle to clear prior to making the offer. To facilitate the sale, the Government wants a fresh valuation done on its...
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BOJ wants internal audit systems strengthened in fincos

The Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, is urging the institutions it regulates to ensure that their internal audit systems are robust and well-resourced. In the wake of allegations that the seepage of funds from Stocks...
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Floda Graé eyeing J’ can market

She has not yet set foot into one of the island’s international airports, but Floda Graé has her trip to Jamaica mapped out mentally and musically. From the street dances to the white-sand beaches, the emerging R...
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Five Questions With DJ Anash

In terms of pioneers on the wheels of steel, the list is fiilled with the names of men, but there are a few women who have dared to challenge the statusquo and add their tender touch to the mix. These female disc jockeys have been overlooked and...
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York Castle High School students sit provisional driver’s licence test at the school.

Editorial | Make driver education a priority

Driver education in schools seems like an excellent way to tackle the ongoing carnage on the nation’s roads. If there is national concern about public safety, as there ought to be, then safe and smart driving is desperately needed in Jamaica at...
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Ronald Sanders | Democracy in ‘the Americas’ in decline

All the countries of ‘the Americas’ i.e., those in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean, are experiencing political, social and economic trials to some extent. In large part, these trials in most countries are the result of several...
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Letter of the Day | Fix chaotic public transportation system first

THE EDITOR, Madam: New York State law requires that all taxi and for-hire vehicle drivers wear seat belt while driving. The State also requires that front seat passengers above the age of 16 wear a seat belt. Passengers with children are...
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UC Rusal needs to take urgent action to save cattle

THE EDITOR, Madam: As chairman of the Cattle Breeders Society of Jamaica (CBSJ), I want to congratulate The Gleaner and Christopher Serju on an excellent exposé on the sorry state of the cattle under the management of UC Rusal in Manchester. I...
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US reunites nearly 700 kids taken from parents under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Biden administration task force designed to reunite children separated from their families during President Trump's presidency has reconnected nearly 700 children with their families, officials said Thursday...
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Update | China: Balloon over US skies is for research, wind pushed it

BEIJING (AP) — China said Friday that a balloon spotted over American airspace was used for weather research and was blown off course, despite US suspicion it was spying. The discovery further strained already tense relations...
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Take in the breathtaking beauty of these phalaenopsis orchids thriving indoors.

The Plant Lady, Elsa Jarrett, grateful for growth and opportunities

Starting her green nursery two and a half years ago, Elsa Jarrett is grateful to be reaping the fruits of her labour. The growth and opportunity received has not been enlightening, but motivating for the entrepreneur, who made this cross-over from...

Something Extra | Saturday

Kingston’s popular Mexican-themed bistro bar, Tac Bar, was a sight to behold on Thursday at the Hennessy influencer soiree, dubbed ‘A Night in Tulum’. The venue was transformed into a mock experience of the popular Mexican city’s lively nightlife...
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