| New JTB board
THE MINISTRY of Tourism and Industry yesterday named nine new directors to the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), a move industry players are calling "a step in the right direction."
'Dons' vow to maintain peace
MATTHEWS LANE area leader, Donald 'Zeeks' Phipps, and his counterpart from Tivoli Gardens, Justin O'Gilvie, gave their word yesterday that the long-standing peace pact between residents in both communities will remain intact.
AIDS cases mount; women at high risk
MORE THAN $100 million has been spent on HIV/AIDS intervention programmes locally since January this year but new data show the rate of HIV/AIDS is increasing in high-risk age groups.
Downtown calm... for now
DOWNTOWN KINGSTON was almost back to normal yesterday, although there was a dip in the number of shoppers, passers-by and vendors on the streets.
Security cameras coming on stream
DR. PETER Phillips, Minister of National Security, is to spell out plans for the use of public cameras when he reveals the Government's national crime strategy in the next few weeks.
Girl power on top in eastern spell-off
NATOYA DAVIDSON and Shericka Carby of St. Thomas and Portland, respectively, walked away champions in the 44th renewal of the Gleaner's Children's Own-sponsored Spelling Bee competition, yesterday.