| Boycott on! Portmore groups to resist $60 toll
THE EXISTING tension between Government and the people of Portmore has been turned up a notch with the Portmore Citizens' Advisory Council (PCAC) announcing a nine-day boycott of the toll road when it opens on July 13.
Residents say rates too high
SEVERAL RESIDENTS of Portmore, St. Catherine, have said they will be boycotting the Portmore leg of Highway 2000, following the announcement of the toll rate yesterday.
St James resident takes police to task
WESTERN BUREAU: THE ST. James police were in for harsh criticism during the staging of Television Jamaica's (TVJ) 'Your Issues Live' programme at the Montego Bay Civic Centre in Sam Sharpe Square on Thursday night.
CSM may drain Ja's pool of nurses - NAJ
PRESIDENT OF the Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ), Edith Allwood-Anderson, has expressed fear that this week's decision by Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government, to allow tertiary-trained nurses free labour movement across the Caribbean...
Debris blocks Palisadoes strip
THERE IS growing concern about the constant pile-up of sand and silt on the Palisadoes strip, which leads from the Harbour View round-about to the Norman Manley International Airport in east Kingston. On Thursday afternoon, high winds lodged piles of...
Gov't, Opposition in rift over energy-saving bulbs
A ROW has developed between the Opposition and the Government over the distribution of energy-saving light bulbs from Cuba.
Craft vendors satisfied with rotation trade at MoBay pier
WESTERN BUREAU: TRADERS AT the Harbour Street Craft and Cultural Village in Montego Bay are much happier now that they have been allowed to trade their merchandise at the cruise ship terminal once per month.