Parched lands - St Thomas struggles to cope with water crisis
The Rowlandsfield facility in St Thomas was empty, while at other catchment areas the water level was less than two inches, a testament to the severity of the water crisis in Jamaica's most eastern parish, when The Gleaner news team visited on...

NWC urging J'cans to conserve on water
As severe drought continues to affect the island and with a very dim forecast for potential rainfall, the National Water Commission (NWC) is yet again imploring Jamaicans to conserve on the precious commodity.The NWC, through a prohibition order to...

‘Top Cop’ clarifies report on polygraph tests –explains implication of SOCU
COMMISSIONER of Police, Mr Seelall Persaud yesterday sought to clarify a report carried in the Guyana Chronicle, saying that several ranks of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) have failed their polygraph tests.  The article was carried in yesterday’s edition of the newspaper under the headline, “Several ranks of ‘Special Organised Crime Unit’ fails polygraph ...

CARICOM calls on ‘Hugh Wooding’ to facilitate Guyanese Law students
  REGIONAL integration facilitator, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has called on the Hugh Wooding Law School (HWLS) to make provisions to accommodate the top 25 Guyanese law students for 2015. Making the disclosure yesterday was Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, upon his return to Guyana from the 36th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of ...

Ramkarran: Jagdeo has effectively undermined Ramotar –in lopsided contest to become Opposition Leader
FORMER Speaker of the National Assembly and People’s Progressive Party (PPP) stalwart Ralph Ramkarran has described the trouncing of former President Donald Ramotar by his predecessor, Bharrat Jagdeo for the post of Opposition Leader as quite embarrassing and a bitter pill for Ramotar to swallow. In the recent contest, the ‘Champion of the Earth’ prevailed ...