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Energy path set - Lawrence announces several initiatives to replace 381MW project

A Dr Vin Lawrence-led team, charged with the responsibility of rebooting Jamaica's baseload energy plan, has revealed that the anticipated 30 per cent reduction in energy costs...

Tourism, renewables targeted in more hopeful growth plan

The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) has been directed by Cabinet to implement fresh projects to stimulate the Government's growth agenda in the upcoming fiscal season, Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips has revealed.



Chief justice urges offenders to plead guilty to ease backlog

THE LARGE number of cases being traversed from one session to the next over the last decade was one of the concerns raised by defence lawyer Leroy Equiano at Tuesday's opening of the Michaelmas session of the Home Circuit Court.



Best Boyz for Caribbean Cup - Schäfer

WESTERN BUREAU: Reggae Boyz head coach, Winfried 'Winnie' Schäfer, is promising that Jamaica will be at full strength when the nation hosts the eight-team 2014 Caribbean Cup...



New date set for 'Jamaican Mafia' premiere

An unexpected turn of events led to the postponement of the world premiere of the highly anticipated film Jamaican Mafia. Fast-forward a few weeks and things seem to be on track once more, as a new date for the film's premiere has been set.



Fighting chikungunya

THE EDITOR, Sir: As we are in the midst of a raging chikungunya outbreak, I would like to propose to the Ministry of Education to relax the school uniform rule and have the children dress...



Quick conch meals at your fingertips

When I first heard the word, I assumed, and was surprised, that Jamaicans were familiar with the English slang word for nose, which is 'conk'.



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