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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...
- Bail Hearing For Schoolgirl's Murder Accused Today A bail hearing is set for today for the two men charged in connection with last year’s murder of schoolgirl Shineka Gray. Gregory Roberts and Mario Morrison are to appear in the St James Circuit Court. Gray, who was a resident of Mount Salem in St... Read More
- It's by-election day in Jamaica It's Election Day in the constituency of St. Andrew North Western and the Norman Gardens Division in Kingston Eastern and Port Royal. The People's National Party's Keisha Hayle and the Jamaica Labour Party's Dr. Nigel Clarke are vying to become the... Read More
- Education Ministry Undertaking PEP Teacher Training The Education Ministry says its Student Assessment Unit is conducting island-wide training of assessment coordinators as it ramps up preparation for the implementation of the new Primary Exit Profile (PEP). PEP forms part of the new series of... Read More
- Justice Bryan Sykes sworn in as chief justice Justice Bryan Sykes was a short while ago sworn in as Chief Justice of Jamaica. The swearing in of Sykes marked the end of more than a month-long appointment as acting chief justice in January, which sparked fury in some circles, mainly legal. It... Read More
- "Fresh Princess" coming soon The internet has been buzzing with news that the Fresh Prince of Bel Air is about to be dethroned by a princess. Fans of the hit '90s show are being told to brace for a 21st century burst of girl power after the company that owns the rights to the... Read More
- Trump at odds with Republican lawmakers over gun reforms US President Donald Trump has stunned lawmakers from both parties by accusing them of being "petrified" of the National Rifle Association (NRA). In a break from his party's anti-gun control stance, Mr Trump urged lawmakers during a televised meeting... Read More