|'Stay focused on career path' - Golding encourages students of Denham Town High
MEMBER OF Parliament for West Kingston, Bruce Golding challenged students at the Denham Town High School in his constituency recently to remain focused as they chart a career path. He told students that achieving a good career does not happen by chance...
Engineers urged to be more environmentally conscious
WESTERN BUREAU: JAMAICAN ENGINEERS are being challenged to be more environmentally aware in the execution of their duties in order to achieve sustainable prosperity. The call came from Managing Director of Environmental Solutions Limited...
Doctor's rape case continues
THE CROWN closed its case in the rape and indecent assault case against Dr. Matt Myrie Friday in the Home Circuit Court. The 32-year-old gynaecologist is accused of raping the complainant on February 26, last year while she was a patient...
Student to be sentenced for wounding with intent
A FORMER Jamaica College student who stabbed and wounded another student during lunch time at the school on November 15, 2004, is to be sentenced on June 2. A Home Circuit Court jury found him guilty yesterday. The student who is now 17 years old was char
Patrick and the giant peach
WHILE SOME countries go to the dogs, Trinidad these days has gone to the fruits. The word 'impeach' has become as familiar to Trinis as it was to Americans when President Clinton's desk job was in jeopardy after his affair with Monica Lewinsky...
EXERCISE: secret weapon for depression
DEPRESSION IS a very common disorder that causes much suffering for large numbers of people and their loved ones. About 20 million Americans are thought to suffer from depressive disorders. Researchers claim that only a quarter of individuals...
Stamps of historic buildings presented
SOME OF Jamaica's most historic architectural treasures are a little safer now. No, not security concerns, just the information associated with these buildings and their prominent place in Jamaican and West Indian annals.
'Crime, violence can aggravate behavioural disorders in children'
DR. AUDREY Pottinger, consultant at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) says environmental factors such as crime and violence can exacerbate Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children.