|Cuban deal to save Palisadoes
THE GOVERNMENT is hoping to secure the future of the hurricane-battered Palisadoes Road under a recently signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cuba. Cuba is offering free technical assistance to examine and develop strategies for coastal...
Christopher Brown changes mind about St Mary constituency
THE PEOPLE'S National Party's (PNP) constituency caretaker for South East St. Mary, Christopher Brown, has indicated that he is no longer interested in succeeding Harry Douglas as Member of Parliament for the area.
First female rural dean in Jamaica's Anglican Church
MEET REVEREND Dr. Marion Sutton - a diminutive, medium-sized woman with low cut hair. But, more importantly, she is the first female Anglican priest in Jamaica to ascend to the order of Rural Dean. Only the posts of Diocesan Bishop, Suffragan...
Hewitt makes plans to enter politics
CHRISTINE HEWITT Gordon, renowned enter-tainment promoter, has announced that she will be entering representational politics. Hewitt Gordon, in an interview with The Gleaner yesterday, said that she will be seeking to become Member of...
Major changes to occur at passport office
MAJOR CHANGES are to be implemented within the next two months at the Immigration, Citizen and Passport Services of the Ministry of National Security, in an effort to upgrade it to an executive agency.
PM orders monitoring of employers' NIS payments
PRIME MINISTER Portia Simpson Miller on Tuesday issued a strong warning to the Ministry of Labour and Social Security to ensure that there is strict monitoring of delinquent employers of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS).
Cement controversy continues
THE JAMAICA Labour Party (JLP) has announced that it con-tinues to receive complaints from players in the construction sector regarding its inability to import sufficient quantities of cement. "Persons who have applied for permits to import cement...
US passport requirement date remains
WASHINGTON, DC: THE CARIBBEAN'S anticipation for an extension on the Western Hemispheric Travel Initiative was shattered in Washington, DC, on Tuesday by Assistant Secretary of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of States, Maura Harty.