|Human rights group gets multimillion-dollar boost
THE INDEPENDENT Jamaica Council for Human Rights (IJCHR), yesterday received a $24 million boost from the European Commission (EC) to aid in its campaign against the death penalty.
Food For the Poor cleared
THE MINISTRY of Health said yesterday that Advant Edge and Body of Life beverages distributed by Food For the Poor were wholesome and there was no evidence of contamination of the products tested. Testing of the products was carried out...
Two held for Clarendon murders
TWO MEN were held by the May Pen police in connection with Sunday's murder of four men in the Juno Crescent area of Clarendon, an officer at the May Pen CIB told The Gleaner yesterday.
Christmas is cancelled this year!
WHEN I think of Christmas, I think of candy, smiles of little girls and boys, Christmas trees, stockings, Santa Claus, reindeer and a big, red, heavy sack and all the little desires spinning around in a child's head.
Who murdered Steve Harvey?
JAMAICA HAS a well-earned reputation for homophobia and murderous violence against gay people, most recently the murder of an internationally-known AIDS outreach worker, Steve Harvey, after he was abducted from his home at gunpoint.
Jamaica bad for gays, says Elton John
BRITISH ARTISTE Elton John has labelled Jamaica a dangerous country for gays. Jamaica was one of several countries including Iran, Uganda, Poland and the United Arab Emirates whose governments, according to the British singer, should be lobbied over...
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