|Foster Care Week launched
IN AN effort to provide a safe family haven for children who have become wards of the state, the Child Development Agency (CDA) yesterday launched its inaugural National Foster Care Recognition Week.
Portia unveils programme for economic development
WESTERN BUREAU: PEOPLE'S NATIONAL Party (PNP) presidential candidate Portia Simpson Miller on Wednesday presented her seven-point programme for economic development and wealth creation that will be implemented by her administration if she is elected...
Michael Manley Foundation welcomes UWI centre
The Michael Manley Foundation has welcomed the announcement of the establishment of the Michael Manley Centre for Global Dialogue, to be located within the Institute of Caribbean Studies on the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies.
Senator Spencer outlines vision for 'St Bess' youth development
BLACK RIVER, St. Elizabeth: ST. ELIZABETH, regarded as the nation's breadbasket, could soon receive a significant boost, if Senator Kern Spencer's vision materialises.
Cut off from the city - Landslides alter life of some Portland residents
SINCE DECEMBER 2004, approximately 2,000 residents living along the road from Section to Buff Bay in the Blue Mountain area of Portland have had their lifestyle immeasurably changed by a series of landslides that occurred in the community of Cascade...
Decade of service for St James custos
MONTEGO BAY, St. James: DIVINE WORSHIP at the St. Paul's United Church in Montego Bay last Sunday took on added significance, as the congregation celebrated the 10th anniversary of the installation of the Honourable Clarence Nelson as custos of St. James.
Portland residents tour cruise vessel
PORT ANTONIO, Portland: WHEN THE cruise vessel Braemer docked at the Ken Wright Pier, Port Antonio, Portland, on Wednesday, it was a visit of a different kind. While the 750 passengers disembarked to enjoy Port Antonio's tourist offerings...
51st Hague Agri Show launched in Trelawny
FALMOUTH, Trelawny: THE 51ST renewal of the annual Hague Agricultural Show was launched on Tuesday at the Hague Primary School in Trelawny, under the theme, 'Promoting Local Production for Healthy/ Wealthy Lifestyle'.
'Rising from the ashes' - Board of North St United Church needs your your help
THE BOARD of the North Street United Church is making an urgent plea for financial assistance in its bid to 'rise from the ashes'. Reverend Nigel Pusey, pastor of the Victorian-model church that was gutted by fire early Monday morning...