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Un-fare hike - Seniors dread 200 per cent increase to ride JUTC buses

Seventy-five-year-old Augustus Hyman has no choice but to depend on the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) to take him to the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) for his daily medical care...

NEI report: More schools failing

With the 2014 National Education Inspectorate (NEI) report revealing that most primary and secondary schools were failing in their education delivery, Minister of Education Ronald Thwaites said immediate and drastic...



AFJ to honour Kenneth Benjamin

THE AMERICAN Friends of Jamaica, Inc (AFJ) is to honour founder of Guardsman Group of Companies, Kenneth Benjamin, at the 33rd annual Hummingbird Gala in New York on October 24.The evening's schedule includes a cocktail reception, dinner, presentation...



Pollard, Ramdin rally WI

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC): A century stand between Kieron Pollard and Denesh Ramdin rescued an imploding West Indies and spurred them to a three-wicket win over Bangladesh in the first one-day international (ODI) at the National Stadium yesterday....



VMBS rewards excellence

Each year, VMBS awards a variety of scholarships and bursaries to GSAT students; those pursuing tertiary education and final-year teachers in the quest to upgrade their skills. ...

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Guests add to Cinema Paradise

In 1972, Jamaica's first feature film, The Harder They Come, exposed the island's music and culture to the world on celluloid...



Hit negligent cops in their pockets

The recent beating of Mario Deane while in police custody and his death from the injuries has raised the issue of how to handle citizens who are suspected of breaking the law and how to handle police who are guilty or suspected of misconduct...



Venture capitalism and the economy

THE EDITOR, Sir:Small business start-ups are vital for the creation of jobs and innovation in modern economies, and with the plethora of studies bolstering this claim, sensible governments are creating ecosystems for start-ups.According to the...



A touch of scotch

The Kingston Kitchen team are busy preparing for their annual Night Market event, scheduled for this Saturday, August 23, at Hope Gardens....



NYT reporter ordered to leave country

KABUL (AP):Afghanistan ordered a New York Times correspondent yesterday to leave the country in 24 hours and barred him from returning over a story he wrote saying that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who...



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