JLP steps up pressure on ‘Canadian’ Alexis

Gleaner on October 12th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has scoffed at reports from the People’s National Party (PNP) that its candidate for South East St Mary by-election, Dr Shane Alexis, has started the process of acquiring Jamaican citizenship.”Too little, too late….

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JUTC overstaffed - 500 more workers than needed at company

Gleaner on October 12th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

The cash-strapped Jamaica Urban Transit Company Limited (JUTC) is currently implementing a rationalisation exercise to reduce the number of workers at the overstaffed state-owned bus company, which has nearly 500 more personnel than what is needed…

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Seminar to help boost parent-child relationship

Gleaner on October 12th, 2017 | File Under More News -

Recognising the recurring struggles that parents have to motivate their children, Maverick Communications Limited (MCL) will be hosting a parenting seminar later this month, to give caregivers proper guidance and tips to help their children achieve…

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Give us back our money! - Women demand refund from ’shaky’ security firm

Gleaner on October 12th, 2017 | File Under The Star News -

Several persons who sought the services of an alleged security firm to land job placements as guards are crying foul and demanding a refund of the money paid to the proprietor of the ’shaky’ company.Information reaching THE…

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Cop kills man in police station

Gleaner on October 12th, 2017 | File Under The Star News -

The doors to the Greater Portmore Police Station were temporarily shut yesterday after the reception area was reduced to a scene of crime, following the fatal shooting of a man believed to be of unsound mind.Information reaching THE STAR is that a…

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US-based pastor gives back to Clarendon

Gleaner on October 12th, 2017 | File Under The Star News -

While some are afraid to venture into the troubled communities of Farm/Effortville in Clarendon, Jamaica-born pastor Emmanuel Azan sees it as his duty to make a difference.Last month, he made his annual trek to the island, bearing gifts in various…

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We just want to look ‘clean’ - J’can skin bleachers believe dark skin is dirty

Gleaner on October 12th, 2017 | File Under The Star News -

Following the Dove body wash Facebook advert in which a black woman removes her brown shirt to reveal a white woman in light shirt underneath it, a number of skin bleachers in Jamaica have sought to set…

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STETHS hold off gallant Cedric Titus

Gleaner on October 12th, 2017 | File Under Sport News -

Western Bureau A determined Cedric Titus High team pushed 2015 champions St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS) all the way before falling 3-2 in the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup at Jarrett Park yesterday.The third seeded STETHS were a bit lacklustre in their…

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Solid batting by Windies A

Gleaner on October 12th, 2017 | File Under Sport News -

FLORENCE HALL, Jamaica, (CMC):Batsman Sunil Ambris continued to press his case for international selection while Vishaul Singh sent a reminder of his quality, as both batsmen stroked half-centuries on the opening day of the first four-day “Test”…

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JADCO ready for court battle with Brown

Gleaner on October 12th, 2017 | File Under Sport News -

Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) chairman Alexander Williams says the agency is fully prepared and ready to go to court regarding its decision to terminate the services of its executive director, Carey Brown. This is after Brown and his legal…

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