|Oshane, Jody-Ann, Lawre book spots in national spelling finals
LOST IN the heavy rains and various protests over the last two weeks, two spellers were quietly making their way back to the National Finals of The Gleaner's Children's Own Spelling Bee Competition.
Educators say PATH money not enough
SOME EDUCATORS have attributed the non-compliance of students on the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH) to the small sum of money allocated to each family.
Jamaica ranks 34th in press freedom
JAMAICA HAS been ranked 34th in an annual world survey of press freedoms. Reporters Without Borders ranked a total of 167 countries in its fourth annual World Press Freedom Index.
Court of Appeal bids farewell to Justice Forte
A FAREWELL function will be held in the Court of Appeal this morning for president of the Court of Appeal, the Hon. Ian Forte, who is retiring after 40 years in the government service.
PAHO media awards today
MIA MOTTLEY, Barbados' Deputy Prime Minister, whose portfolio covers responsibility for information, will deliver the keynote address at the 13th Annual PAHO/Caribbean Health Journalism Awards ceremony, at the Barbados Hilton hotel, this evening.
Work to begin on Norman Manley Airport in January
GOVERNMENT IS to commence major work on the Norman Manley International Airport in January, amid talks of relocating the airport. President of the Airports Authority of Jamaica (AAJ), Earl Richards, says the aim of the project is to build...
Sandals Resorts drops two more ground transport firms
WESTERN BUREAU: TRANSPORTATION GIANTS, Tropical and Jamaica tours, are to be dropped by Sandals Resorts International, as the chain withdraws airport transfers from its all-inclusive package.
Area One cops launch Operation Alpha - Ganja, crack, cocaine & Esctasy seized in Mobay
WESTERN BUREAU: THE AREA One police have stepped up their anti-crime activities with a new initiative dubbed 'Operation Alpha', which is set to zero in on crime-plagued communities in St. James, Trelawny, Hanover and Westmoreland.
Golding calls for common social vison for Jamaica
TORONTO, Canada: OPPOSITION LEADER Bruce Golding says Jamaica needs a common vision to bring all Jamaicans together, despite political party or other affiliations.He says that vision would include space for each Jamaican.