| Fairy Hill in Portland suffering water shortage
PORT ANTONIO, Portland: RESIDENTS OF Fairy Hill, Portland have accused the Ministry of Water of operating on a double standard, saying the over 200 Haitians being housed at the nearby Winnfred Rest Home have been receiving water at their expense.
Portland needs $million police station rehab
PORTLAND: IT WILL take approximately $20 million to rehabilitate the nine police stations in Portland, National Security Minister Dr. Peter Phillips announced during a tour of the parish on Wednesday.
JLP backs Portia's stance on fire service
THE STANDING Committee of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) at its weekly meeting on Tuesday expressed satisfaction with the fact that Minister of Local Government Portia Simpson Miller had responded out of conscience to repeated calls from the JLP...
EU Commissioner for trade link launch
PAUL NIELSON, European Commissioner for Development Co-operation and Humanitarian Aid, arrived in the island yesterday for a two-day visit.
JNBS to foster revival in rural parishes
THE JAMAICA National Building Society (JNBS), through its Foundation, is seeking to create an environment where economic opportunities for persons living in the rural parishes can be realised.
Busmen, taxi operators flee police spot checks
SPALDINGS, Clarendon: SCORES OF commuters were left stranded for over two hours in the rural township of Spaldings last Wednesday, as some taxi and minibus operators pulled their vehicles from the road.