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Lisa Bailey, vice-principal of the Mountain View Primary School, has hailed the recently launched School Garden Project as an important life lesson in self-sustainability and community development. Yesterday, FLOW Foundation launched the initiative...
Faced with a social media backlash, Canadian Legislative Assembly member Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin, has backtracked on claims that Jamaicans are lazy and underproductive because of their excessive use of ganja.Smith-McCrossin, a member of the Legislative Assembly...
Faced with a social media backlash, Canadian Parliamentarian Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin, has backtrack claims that Jamaicans are lazy and underproductive because of their excessive use of ganja.Smith-McCrossin, a member of the Legislative Assembly...
The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is currently running advertisements in the media, appealing to lay preachers who attempt to win souls on the state-run buses to discontinue the practice.JUTC's Communications Manager Cecil Thoms told The...
- Bill for Ganja in Uruguay A bill to legalise Ganja has been passed by lawmakers in the House of Representatives in Uruguay. If approved by the Senate, Uruguay will become the first country in the world to legalise the growth, the distribution and sale of Ganja. Under the... Read More
- Residents in protest Several residents with placards are now staging a protest against the fatal shooting of a man along a section of Molynes Road this morning. Details surrounding the fatal shooting by the police have not been released. A heavy police presence is now... Read More
- 3 arrested for illegal extraction of electricity in Bog Walk Three persons were arrested following the discovery of illegal connections in the Cow Gully area of Bog Walk, St. Catherine yesterday. A release by the JPS today says two shop operators and the occupant of a residence were all found to be receiving... Read More
- Hotel owner caught on premises disconnecting Illegal Wires JPS is reporting that last evening (July 30), its crews discovered that a 36-room hotel in the Sydenham area of St. Catherine, was being supplied entirely by an illegal connection. The owner was caught on the roof, during the operation, attempting... Read More
- O.J. Simpson granted parole The Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners today granted parole to O.J. Simpson on some charges in connection with kidnapping and robbery convictions done at two Las Vegas based sports memorabilia dealers. Last Thursday Simpson who requested leniency... Read More
- Carreras says health minister to tweak aspects of the regulation Tobacco distributors Carreras says it is encouraged by the decision of the health minister to tweak aspects of the regulation governing the ban on smoking in public spaces. Among the changes, tobacco companies will no longer be required to place... Read More