| JPS claim of fixing streetlights refuted
CLAREMONT, ST. ANN: THE JAMAICA Public Service Company (JPSCO) claims it has repaired 500 streetlights in St. Ann, but the St. Ann Parish Council is uncertain as to the accuracy of the claim.
Flood-damaged roads slated for repair
WESTMORELAND: MAJOR REHABILITATION work is to commence in the shortest possible time on some of the roads, in the constituencies of East and Central Westmoreland, which were damaged during the recent flood rains.
JMMB - partying with the media
JAMAICA MONEY Market Brokers hosted a fantastic party last Wednesday night as they showed their appreciation to the media.
Bodies of three alleged gunmen identified
HANOVER: THREE ALLEGED gunmen, two of whom were shot and killed by the Hanover police and the other chopped to death by citizens, after an alleged shoot-out in Jericho, Hanover, on Friday, have been positively identified.
Councillor upset over lack of facilities
CLAREMONT: THE ABSENCE of an ambulance at the Claremont clinic for more than six months has not gone down well with Councillor for the Claremont Division, Luther Spence.
Regional S&T office for western Ja
WESTERN BUREAU: A NEW APPROACH to science and technology in the island's development agenda is to come on stream within two months, as the Ministry of Commerce, Science and Technology moves to set up a regional office in western Jamaica.
Local authorities urged to remove illegal vendors
MORANT BAY: IN AN effort to secure some measure of parity and enhance levels of viability, market vendors sought the intervention of the local authorities in ridding the town of Morant Bay of illegal vendors.
Questions raised about flood relief assistance
CLAREMONT: DESPITE the provision of assistance to some St. Ann farmers who suffered damages during the flood rains of May and June, concerns still exist among Councillors of the St. Ann Parish Council about the mode of distribution.
Call for united approach for tackling drug abuse
SPANISH TOWN, St. Catherine: Dr. Charles Thesiger, chairman of the National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA), has called for a united effort in the fight against substance abuse in Jamaica...
Lucea taxi man slapped with 14 gun charges
WESTERN BUREAU: THE HANOVER police have charged Gregory Grant with 14 gun-related charges arising from last Friday's robbery and gun attack in Lucea in which businessman Everald Miller was killed.
Case against Chief Justice begins
THE SUIT filed by a Kingston lawyer seeking damages against Chief Justice Lensley Wolfe for slander and assault began yesterday with the lawyer testifying that the Chief Justice had "a real menacing look on his face"...
Police hunt 'Phantom'
THE SPANISH Town police have launched a search for a man once considered one of the island's most dangerous criminals, Conroy Levy alias 'Phantom,' of a Franklyn Town address in Kingston.