|Governor-General to retire - Lensley Wolfe to act after February 15
AFTER SERVING as Governor-General for almost 15 years, Sir Howard Cooke is scheduled to retire in just under a month. Sir Howard, the third native Governor-General, will be 91 years old in November.
Cops detain two after murder mars Phillips campaign launch
POLICE HAVE held two persons in connection with the murder of Damion Hussey who was killed, allegedly, by a group of People's National Party (PNP) supporters Sunday night.
Newest UK cop checks in - Leslie Green is ACP for homicide and serious crime
FORMER BRITISH detective, Deputy Commissioner of Police Mark Shields now has a compatriot within the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). Leslie Green, new assistant commissioner of police for homicide and serious crime...
Privy Council sends murder case back for new trial
THE UNITED Kingdom Privy Council has sent back the case of 34-year-old St. Andrew businessman Steven Grant for the Court of Appeal to decide whether he should face a new trial for the murder of 19-year-old...
Liberia's Sirleaf sworn in as first elected female president in Africa
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP): AFRICA'S FIRST elected female head of state Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was sworn in yesterday as war-battered Liberia's new president, promising a "fundamental break" with the West African nation's violent past...
South coast winter season very slow
BLACK RIVER, St. Elizabeth: WITH JUST a month gone into the 2005/2006 winter tourist season, some hoteliers on the island's south coast are reporting that the season has been very low-keyed so far.
Free dentures for rural folks
The Kiwanis Club of North St. Andrew, in association with Jamaica Ecumenical Mutual Mission (JEMM) will host a team of medical personnel from the United States, who will be providing dentures to people in rural Jamaica.
Jamaica National Building Society to open branch in Atlanta
ATLANTA, Georgia: JAMAICA NATIONAL Overseas USA Inc. (JNOU), a subsidiary of Jamaica National Building Society, will open for business in Atlanta within the next three months.