| 'Will rebuild slums' - Seaga moots three-point plan for housing, education, agriculture
Edward Seaga, the Jamaica Labour Party leader, yesterday promised to tear down inner-city slums throughout the island and re-shelter residents in a new stock of housing, as part of his party's long-term vision for the country.
Landing equipment needed at Norman Manley airport
JUNIOR PILOTS who are still honing their skills and who have asked the Civil Aviation Authority to install an instrument landing system (ILS) at the Norman Manley International Airport, Kingston, will have to wait until 2002 for the costly equipment.
Policewoman loses reinstatement bid
A POLICEWOMAN who was retired in the public interest for leaving the island without permission and being implicated in drug trafficking, has failed to get the Supreme Court to reinstate her. Nyoka Segree, 41, an Inspector of Police, was stationed in...
'We have buried too many babes' - church leaders
IN A show of unity yesterday, a strong band of church leaders gathered at Mandela Park, Half-way Tree for a historic religious rally demanding social change.
In The House - Security or lack of it?
ONE OF the unfortunate things about Jamaicans is our inability to see danger unless it's clear and present. The flaw might be forgiven in the ordinary man but for those holding positions of leadership, I think its only reasonable that they...
116 Haitians land in Falmouth
FALMOUTH, Trelawny: A TOTAL of 116 Haitians crammed in a 35-foot fishing boat, landed in Falmouth yesterday. The group is made up of 11 children aged five months to 11 years, 44 women and 61 men who were being housed yesterday at the Falmouth...
Timeshare: another tourism option for hoteliers
ORLANDO, Florida: OWNING A vacation spot for life is a luxury that some can afford. Owning a vacation spot for a week per year for life is a little more in arm's reach. It is the concept of timeshare resorts.