| 'Wrong view' - St Vincent PM lashes anti-CSME theory
DR. RALPH Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, has described as "jaundiced views", statements by Opposition Leader Edward Seaga, that the impending Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME) would expose the...
JCC head dismisses Seaga's sentiment
MICHAEL AMMAR Jr., president of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC), has dismissed suggestions by Opposition Leader Edward Seaga, that Jamaica is not ready for the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME).
Shaping meaningful lives - The Elsie Bemand Home, celebrating 25th anniversary
FOR ELSIE Bemand, former deaconess of the Methodist Church in Jamaica, service was of the utmost importance, and she spent her life in unselfish Christian ministry.
Drug abuse among youth - A growing problem
TWENTY-YEAR-OLD Jerome White started smoking marijuana occasionally at age 15, giving in to several months of pressure from friends. One year later when he got kicked out of high school in Kingston for rowdy behaviour and indiscipline...
Who is Gerard Latortue?
IT IS only a month since Gerard Latortue, an educator, scholar and international business consultant in South Florida, packed his belongings and headed for Haiti to take up the post of interim Prime Minister. He comes at the request of...
Afro-Canadians get awards
TORONTO: THE FIRST female president of the Jamaican Canadian Association (JCA) and a Jamaica College graduate were among 15 members of the Black community who received honours recently at this year's African Canadian Achievement Awards (ACAA).
Jamaicans to get eye-care assistance
TORONTO: JAMAICANS WHO need eye-care and are unable to afford it can look forward to the continuing assistance of the St. Thomas Health Care Organisation (STHCO), a Toronto-based charitable group of Caribbean-born optometrists who now make Canada their...