| Businessman killed in robbery attempt
IT WAS an emotional scene yesterday at Maragh Service Station in Hayes, Clarendon, where gunmen struck Friday night and killed the 61-year-old proprietor, Frederick Maragh, during a robbery attempt.
Davies moves to strengthen weak areas
FINANCE MINISTER, Omar Davies, whose run for president of the People's National Party (PNP) hit a bump in the road last week with the resignation of team manager Alston Stewart, says he is preparing to intensify his campaign for the...
Politics doesn't count, we're gonna get you!
IF YOU'RE now called a don and you prey on people in their communities, then the security forces could just be minutes away from your hiding place. Well, according to Security Minister Dr. Peter Phillips.
Closer monitoring for credit unions
WESTERN BUREAU: GOVERNMENT WILL be moving to finalise regulations to have credit unions implement and comply with recommendations to prevent and control money laundering and the financing of terrorism, by year-end.
'We are not here as bystanders' - PM tells CARICOM colleagues
PRIME MINISTER P.J. Patterson said CARICOM should endeavour to have its position on matters of particular interest to the region, including special and differential treatment for developing countries, articulated in the Declaration and Plan of Action...
Trials at Belle Aire Meadows
ST. ANN: THE INABILITY of residents to pay their mortgages and utility bills has put a snag on the Relocation 2000 project. The housing development programme was announced by Prime Minister P.J. Patterson in September 1999, to address...
Residents unwilling, says NHT
MANAGER OF the St. Ann branch of the National Housing Trust (NHT), Paul Reid, said that while there are some truth in the allegations made by the beneficiaries, they also have been very unfair to the trust. He said the NHT is fully aware of the...
A bag of troubles
THE RELOCATION 200 residents in St. Ann also complain of the difficulties of finding bus fares to send their children to school. While some of the children under 12 years old were able to find accommodation at Dumbarton Primary, others have to travel...