The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) says it is losing $10 million per day on fare subsidies, and insists that the increases in fares, which take effect on Sunday, are necessary to help keep the state-owned bus company on the road.
Residents and business interests in Trelawny's main town are demanding a revision of the restrictions on vehicular traffic that came into being with the new Falmouth Pier.
The owner of a popular Negril-based nightclub was among several persons arrested as the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) took its anti-electricity theft operation to the resort town with a major operation on Wednesday.
Sprinter Raheem Chambers booked his place in the men's 100 metres final at the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
THOSE WHO speak on the economy from both government and the private sector use the macroeconomic numbers to paint an economy that is improving beyond expectation, even a rosy picture.
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One department of the Ministry of Education that appears to be working efficiently is the National Education Inspectorate (NEI), which assesses the performance of primary and secondary schools run by the Government.
West Indies do not need a foreign coach. It has not worked and it will never work. Since 1995, the year West Indies lost the Frank Worrell Trophy to Australia, we have never been able to return to the standard of play we enjoyed under Clive Lloyd and Viv Richards.
It is no secret that Montegonians like to party in style. Well, last Saturday, the Montego Bay Chapter of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) presented the perfect occasion to social butterflies, with the hosting of its fourth annual food and wine-pairing fundraiser, Celebration of Fine Jamaican Cuisine.