|'Evil spirit grips Ja' - Phillips says crime, violence have country in a chokehold
WESTERN BUREAU: MINISTER OF National Security Dr. Peter Phillips has described the gruesome killing of two girls last Thursday as a national tragedy, citing that "there is a terrible and vicious spirit that has taken hold of our people."
T&T's Manning fears Venezuelan oil plan
GROS ISLET, St. Lucia: TRINIDAD AND Tobago Prime Minister Manning said yesterday that Venezuela's Petrocaribe oil assistance programme will undercut his country's market for the commodity in the region.
Cricket Logistics 2007 - Official tour operator for Cricket World Cup
WESTERN BUREAU: CRICKET LOGISTICS 2007 has been appointed as the sole official tour operator (OTO) for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007. The announcement was made by the Cricket World Cup Committee two weeks ago.
Greenfield venue will be ready, says Thomas
WESTERN BUREAU: KINGSLEY THOMAS, managing director of the Development Bank of Jamaica, is confident that the Falmouth, Trelawny, venue which will host the opening ceremony of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 will be completed in time.
Golding calls for Carib referendums on CCJ, CSME
JAMAICA LABOUR Party (JLP) and Opposition Leader Bruce Golding has been nominated to serve on a joint committee comprising three representatives from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) parliamentary opposition and three from the CARICOM heads...
Violence halts Riu Palace Hotel project - Management will meet to work out differences
OCHO RIOS, St. Ann: A VIOLENT CLASH between security guards and workers on the site of the 850-room Riu Palace Hotel in Mammee Bay, St. Ann, on Friday forced the contractors, Tort Marley Ltd., to close down the project temporarily.
Renowned reggae icon Clancy Eccles is dead
CLANCY ECCLES, the influential grass roots reggae producer who helped Michael Manley and the People's National Party (PNP) surge to power in 1972, has died. Eccles, 64, passed away at the Spanish Town Hospital last Thursday.
Portland Cottage residents return home
THE 20 families in Portland Cottage, Clarendon, who were forced into shelters 'after rising water caused from heavy rains flooded their homes, have now returned home.
Limited resources hurting health care
SENIOR MEDICAL officer at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH), Dr. Trevor McCartney, is concerned that the unavoidable allocation of scarce resources to treat violence-related injuries...
Suarez Circus could get the green light
THE SUAREZ Circus which was slated to open in Kingston last Friday could get the 'green light' to open its doors to the public today after an inspection is performed by the Engineering Department of the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC)...