|Jamaican CPR training body launched
AN ADMINISTRATIVE body to regulate and standardise emergency cardiac care (ECC) training in Jamaica was launched yesterday during a brief ceremony at the Knutsford Court Hotel, St. Andrew.
No Boundbrook banana shipments before 2007
IT IS likely to be at least a year before shipping of bananas from Jamaica resumes at the traditional venue - Boundbrook Wharf in Portland, according to Charles Johnston, chairman of Jamaica Producers Group Ltd.
Morvia Facey-Gordon: Training young minds to experience the world
MORVIAFACEY-GORDON is truly a woman of substance. She has been in the classroom for the last 25 years. This bastion of primary education still has the same pa ssion, strong sense of love for children...
Be proactive in crime fight - PMI vice-president
PERSONS AND organisations are being urged to be proactive in the fight against crime by Donna Parchment, vice-president of the Peace Management Initiative (PMI). "The PMI needs solid volunteers to support the work in communities.
Man killed at home in Savanna-la-Mar
SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmore-land: THE FATAL shooting of a man on Hudson Street in Savanna-la-Mar, Tuesday night, brings Westmoreland's murder toll to two since the start of the year.
Rising water not a new phenomenon in Jamaica
THE WATER Resources Authority (WRA) yesterday gave details on the rising lakes in Moneague, St. Ann and Harmons, Manchester, which have submerged several homes and inconvenienced hundreds. Water has been rising in both communities since mid-2005.
New cruise ship calls at Ocho Rios
A NEW cruise ship, the Costa Magica, on Thursday made its first call at Ocho Rios, bringing 2,700 passengers to the popular St. Ann destination. The ship will be visiting Ocho Rios every two weeks...
McCooks Pen residents protest children's killing
SPANISH TOWN: SEVERAL SECTIONS of the McCooks Pen main road in St. Catherine were set ablaze yesterday morning as angry residents protested the killing of two children by a truck, last Saturday afternoon.
Bath Fountain hosts European tourists in Jamaica
ST. THOMAS: THE BATH Fountain Hotel and Spa in St. Thomas was host to a group of European tourists last Friday, as a convoy of local tour buses took them to one of Jamaica's more popular leisure destinations.