| It's Stacey-Ann! - Another Glen Archer protégé wins spelling championship
STACEY-ANN Pearson is the 2005 Gleaner Children's Own National Spelling Bee Champion. The 13-year-old second form student of Ardenne High School in St. Andrew, walked away with the top prize during yesterday's 46th staging of the National.
British police coming
THE COUNTRY'S fight against crime and violence is expected to get a much needed boost come March 1 when a senior British law enforcement agent will officially join the ranks of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF).
High powered Chinese delegation opens trade fair
A HIGH powered Chinese delegation was present at yesterday's official opening of the China-Caribbean Trade Fair at the National Arena where over 90 Caribbean and Chinese businesses displayed products.
Chile's VP sure of votes for OAS post
JOSÉ MIGUEL Insulza, Chile's interior minister (vice-president), is confident that he will sweep most of the votes in the Organisation of American States (OAS) by June of this year in his bid to become the organisation's next...
Ethiopian royals pay respects to Marley
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters): ETHIOPIAN ROYALS paid tribute to late reggae icon Bob Marley at his 60th anniversary celebrations for championing their cause long after the ouster of Emperor Haile Selassie ended centuries of imperial rule.
The CCJ and the constitution: Larger than partisan politics
LINTON WALTERS (writing in yesterday's Gleaner) took issue with my analysis of our motivation for the legal challenge to the process of the establishment of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) by the Government of Jamaica.
Hospital gets hefty donation
SPANISH TOWN, St. Catherine: THE SPANISH Town Hospital has received a major boost to its capacity to care for premature babies.
'We must protect the value of our wetlands'
THIRTY-THREE YEARS after the signing of the convention on wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar on February 2, 1971, the world continues to celebrate the rich diversity of wetlands as a source of income and places that are abundant in culture and...