| Russian skinheads mob J'can students - 24 other foreign nationals wounded
KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC): THE RUSSIAN media is reporting that six Jamaicans were among a group of foreign students who sustained serious injury in an attack at a university in Moscow.
Marlie Hill Primary salutes stalwarts
GINGER RIDGE: MARLIE HILL Primary School has given special honours to four persons, and recognition to 12 others during its annual Parents' Day function last Wednesday.
James Bond Pier dirty - visitors
OCHO RIOS, St. Ann: THE POOR state of the former Reynold's Bauxite Pier in Ocho Rios which is being used regularly as a berth for cruise ships has come in for sharp criticism from a top cruise ship official.
Beryl Urquhart: Stalwart in education for 40 years
BERYL URQUHART has spent 40 notable years in the education sector, impacting the lives of hundreds of students whom she has taught or advised.
Court of Appeal issues big terms for murder convicts
THE COURT of Appeal yesterday made recommendations as to the number of years the two men convicted of murdering Detective Corporal George Dewar should serve before they are eligible for parole.
LASCO goes to the UK
JAMAICA IS accustomed to inflows of overseas investments, but local food distributor, the LASCO Group of Companies, will be expanding into the United Kingdom (U.K.) next year.
PM urges more help for children in need
PRIME MINISTER P.J. Patterson is urging more community involvement in fostering the development of the nation's children.
Agriculture Ministry not doing badly, says Shaw
IN THE wake of revelations about the multimillion-dollar indebtedness of several Government ministries and state agencies, the Ministry of Agriculture appears to be doing 'not too badly'.
New health plan launched
A NEW health plan is to be introduced for Natio-nal Insurance Scheme pensioners, according to Prime Minister P.J. Patterson, who was speaking at the launch of the National Health Fund (NHF) at the National Arena on Friday.
Pharmacies refuse to sell 'morning after' pill
SOME PHARMACISTS across the island are refusing to sell the popular 'morning after' pill, Postinor 2, despite the Government's support of the drug to prevent unwanted pregnancies.