|Super Plus protest - Wayne Chen promises swift resolution
PLACARD-BEARING DEMONSTRATORS stormed the entrance of the Mandeville Courthouse in Manchester yesterday, calling for justice for the two employees of Super Plus Food Store, in the town who were allegedly beaten by general manager Jeremy...
Jamaica's Governor-General, Prime Minister say farewell at prayer breakfast
FOR THE 26th consecutive time, leaders of the nation met, ate, communed and prayed for the nation at the annual National Leadership Prayer Breakfast yesterday.
'Price to compete' - Current productivity performance will work against Jamaica in CARICOM Single Market
FORMER PRIME Minister Edward Seaga has called for Jamaica to improve its price competitiveness if it is to experience substantial growth in productivity and progress as a member state of the CARICOM Single Market (CSM).
St Ann businessmen fear more protests
OCHO RIOS, St. Ann: FOLLOWING WEDNESDAY night's riot in Brown's Town, St. Ann, business people in the town have become fearful that there could be further disturbances, if the Jamaica Constabulary Force fails to act quickly...
Cabinet gives nod to Town and Country Planning members
CABINET HAS approved the appointment of the chairman and members of the Town and Country Planning Authority for a period of two years with effect from January 2. Making the announcement at Monday's post-Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House...
Montego Bay law student gets Hamaty & Co bursary
DARLISTON, Westmoreland: SUZETTE WHITTINGHAM-MAXWELL, a final-year student at the Norman Manley Law School, is the 2005-06 recipient of the M.N. Hamaty & Co memorial bursary. Her selection was from a field of three candidates...
'St Bess' residents owe National Water Commission (NWC) nearly $30m
BLACK RIVER, St. Elizabeth: RAYMOND NESBETH, revenue recovery analyst at the National Water Commission's (NWC) western division, said residents in communities such as New Forest, Comma Pen and Bull Savannah, currently owed the NWC...
Businessman waives right to extradition trial
A MONTEGO Bay businessman, who is wanted in the United States along with St. Ann businessman Norris 'Deedo' Nembhard and others to face drug charges, has waived his right to an extradition hearing.