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WESTERN BUREAU: With three more lives lost, two of them children, on the Rose Hall Highway in St James, stakeholders are calling for a rezoning of the accident-prone main road. Principal of the John Rollins Success Primary School, Yvonne Miller...
Alister McLean, a member of the disabled community in Jamaica, believes that members of parliament (MPs) must express the same zeal for allowing persons with disabilities easy access to constituency offices, as they do when it is election time....
Security specialist Alethea Fuller, who heads the Policy and Commissioning for the Police and Crime Commissioner in West Midlands in England, says as much effort needs to be placed on rehabilitating domestic abuse offenders as their victims.Fuller,...
Nearly $1 billion has been allocated to all members of parliament (MPs) for enhancement work in their constituencies, but Prime Minister Andrew Holness has sought to assure taxpayers that this will not be the usual 'bollo work' traditionally doled...
The misuse and overuse of antibiotics by Jamaicans is costing the Government millions of dollars. However, while the financial implications are of concern, Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton said certain diseases could become untreatable and...
- 44 families get keys to new St Catherine homes Forty-four beneficiaries received keys to their new homes at the National Housing Trust’s Berkshire Court housing development located on Brunswick Avenue in St Catherine last Friday. Prime Minister Andrew Holness led the handover of the keys to the... Read More
- OJ Simpson released on parole from Nevada jail The former American football star and actor OJ Simpson has been released on parole after nine years in a Nevada jail. He had been serving time for armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and 10 other charges over a 2007 confrontation at a Las... Read More
- Science ministry spearheads islandwide renewable energy survey The Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology says it has engaged Business Research and Agricultural Consultants (BRAC) to prepare a renewable energy penetration survey throughout Jamaica. In a press advertisement published yesterday the... Read More
- Las Vegas shooting: Stephen Paddock kills over 50 people More than 50 people have been killed and hundreds injured in a mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert. A gunman, named as 64-year-old Nevada resident Stephen Paddock, opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel towards an open-air music... Read More
- October 30 date for by-elections Prime Minister Andrew Holness has named Monday, October 30 as the date for three long-awaited parliamentary by-elections. Nomination Day for the polls will be on Monday, October 9. Holness made the announcement on Sunday evening at a mass meeting of... Read More
- Two Arrested In Clarendon Cocaine Bust The Narcotics Police arrested two men for breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act in Clarendon earlier this week. Reports are that about 10:30 Monday night, Narcotics Detectives were conducting anti-narcotics operations in the parish, when they... Read More