The Jamaica Daily Gleaner is the first official newspaper published in Jamaica.
Since the first publication in 1834, The Gleaner has been one of the leading Jamaican newspapers. For a company more than 175 years old I find that very impressive.
This newspaper has managed to find its way into the forefront because of the reliable and accurate information that it consistently provides to the public.
The Jamaica Gleaner is easily accessible. You can find the gleaner at all gas stations, pharmacies and majority of retail stores.
If you can’t reach to a store, chances are you will pass a street vendor selling the Gleaner newspaper any time of the day.
Try your best to buy your newspaper from in the morning as most times you will have difficulty finding a gleaner in the afternoon.
The cost for one publication is only JA$50 or US$0.65. The information that you will uncover is well worth the price.
The Jamaica Daily Gleaner not only targets a wide range of information in Jamaica but also in the Caribbean. Find informative articles on news, sports, business, health, auto, relationship advice, politics, culture and social life.
Every day, you can expect the latest news, sports, entertainment, and a special feature.
The key feature on Tuesday is the Flair magazine. The Flair magazine is a publication that focuses on women in the Jamaican society both young and old.
Youthlink is a weekly publication with emphasis on the lifestyle of youths. This is a brilliant publication for teenagers because they can find advice on school, education, lifestyle, parties and relationships.
On Wednesdays, you can look forward to three additional packages:
Business- Find investment tips and market reports from Jamaica and around the world.
Health- Get health tips and strategies to live a healthier lifestyle.
Hospitality Jamaica- The only publication that shines the spotlight on tourism.
First published in 2004, Hospitality Jamaica is now a bi-monthly feature where you will uncover interesting discussions of the tourism industry In Jamaica.
Hopefully, you will have
an opportunity to read this feature because it contains a great deal of travel
secrets and entertaining getaways that you should take advantage of.
Food and nutrition: Receive cooking advice and read about young upcoming cooks and chefs in Jamaica. You will also find cooking recipes and tips.
On Fridays, you can look forward to the informative Financial Gleaner. This section will present you with information on the entire financial sector and the latest business news in Jamaica and around the world.
In addition, there are market reports, business event dates and investment advice.
For those persons that just want to unwind for the weekend, you can take a look at the gleaner’s weekly entertainment guide. Catch the latest local plays, movies and parties.
In the middle of this section, there are photos from social events for the past week.
On Saturdays, you will come across all the information that you need on the western parishes of Jamaica. Western Focus takes an inside look at the lives of people in Negril, Lucea and Black River. Read success stories and journey along with the people as they show you their way of life.
The Sunday Gleaner is the most admired newspaper publication in Jamaica. The Sunday Gleaner is three times the size of the Jamaica Daily Gleaner on weekdays and only twice the price (cost US$1.25).
On Sundays, the newspaper is filled with a wide variety of information, which includes Auto, Classifieds, Careers, Lifestyle, In Focus, Outlook and Art and Leisure.
Also, the design of the newspaper on Sundays makes it very easy to separate and share the newspaper if you are with some friends.
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