| EXED bears the brunt of Mtn View violence
THE SPATE of gun-violence which has been affecting sections of Mountain View Avenue, South East St. Andrew for the past three years, has caused a major decrease in the number of students enrolling at the Excelsior Community College (EXED)...
UDC to respond in Dunn's River dispute
THE URBAN Development Corporation (UDC) is expected to respond to proposals made by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security regarding the redundancies of 13 employees of Dunn's River Falls and Park in St. Ann...
Mayor Mckenzie encourages inner-city youth
MAYOR OF Kingston, Councillor Desmond McKenzie has urged youngsters attending the Ward Theatre Foundation's 2003 summer programme to work hard at attaining their goals, despite their socio-economic backgrounds...
'Mirant's bankruptcy should not affect JPSCo's operations'
UNIONS REPRESENTING employees of the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPSCo) are calling for a meeting with the company's management in the wake of Monday's announcement that United States-based parent company...
JTB records increase in visitor arrivals
OCHO RIOS: TOURISM OFFICIALS left Wednesday's meeting of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) in Ocho Rios in a very upbeat mood after disclosing very encouraging figures for the performance of the industry for the first six months of the year.
Where did the IDB-donated $30 million go? Notice asks
LINSTEAD: WHERE DID the $30 million, donated by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for the refurbishing of the Spanish Town market, go? This was the question asked by Mayor of the St. Catherine Parish Council...
Union seeks to join the JCTU
THE UNION of Clerical, Administrative and Supervisory Employees (UCASE) will be seeking membership in the Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions (JCTU) in an effort to add the voice of white-collar workers to solidifying the trade union movement...
Explosion rocks JPSCo substation
WESTERN BUREAU: AN EXPLOSION rocked the Jamaica Public Service (JPSCo) sub-station at Rose Hall in St. James yesterday, seriously injuring one of the company's workers and leaving the entire Rosehall tourism belt without electricity.
Port Maria Hospital gets boost
ST. MARY: THE PORT Maria Hospital Foundation Fund received a boost of $127,000 from Couples Resort, Tower Isle, St. Mary on Monday.
Call for national policy on treatment of the homeless
WESTERN BUREAU: THERE ARE fears that the street people scandal could recur any where in the island, if government does not clean up its act with regards to the treatment of homeless people.
Caribbean coral reefs declining rapidly - study
WASHINGTON (AP): IN A study of Caribbean reefs, British researchers find that coral has declined by about 80 per cent in some areas, a loss that may take many decades to recover.
UWI student is Int'l Rotary Peace Scholar
TWENTY-FIVE-year-old University of the West Indies (UWI) student, Thavia Robinson, of Argyle Street, Jones Town, Kingston 12, is the 2003-2005 Rotary World Peace Scholar for the West Indies.
Alzheimer's seminar well supported
OVER 180 health care professionals, doctors, social workers, family members and other caregivers from across the island, attended the seminar on Alzheimer's disease conducted by the Florida Association of Volunteers for the Caribbean (FAVACA)...