|EMANCIPATION DAY MESSAGE - Kenneth Hall
The following are excerpts from Emancipation Day message from the Governor-General. "With the emergence of each generation since Emancipation, our people have demonstrated their innate resilience born out of a will to excel...
EMANCIPATION DAY MESSAGE: Giving Jamaicans Emancipation, freedom and hope - Portia Simpson Miller
The following are excerpts from Emancipation Day message from the Prime Minister. "Emancipation should not be seen merely as a trophy that we take out every year to polish, admire and remind us of the vision and bravery of our ancestors.
EMANCIPATION DAY MESSAGE - Bruce Golding
The following are excerpts from Emancipation Day message from the Leader of the Opposition. "Securing our future cannot lie in blaming the past. We must no longer depend on others to come to our rescue. There are no more Granville Sharpes...
Contractor General speaks on Whitehouse consultants
Contractor General Greg Christie, in his investigation of the Sandals Whitehouse project, said that the selection of consultants on the project were "all hand-picked and their contract terms...
JLP: Utility firms should cover bill agencies' charges
Opposition spokesman on Utilities, Clive Mullings, says utility companies ought to pay bill payment agencies for service charges. Mr. Mullings' comments come in light of a move by some utility companies to close down their bill payment services...
JTA president-elect to fight for teacher rights
Ena Barclay, principal of Lyssons Primary School in St. Thomas, will be proclaimed president-elect of the Jamaica Teachers Association (JTA) in August, after outscoring her rivals in the elections held in June.
Bird shooters fly the coop
You may be just itching to get out into the fields to shoot birds, but if you don't wait until the season is officially declared, you may land yourself in prison. The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) says...
TYRONE'S WATCH - Menacing manhole
WHAT'S NOT WORKING? There is a deep uncovered drain on Old Hope Road across the street from the University of Technology (UTech) at the intersection with University Crescent, which is posing a serious threat to pedestrians, cyclists and motorists.
Newsmaker: Corporal Raymond Wilson - This cop's sticking to his guns
TWO DAYS before he was scheduled to lead the Police Federation in another meeting with Government officials, a weary Corporal Raymond Wilson refused to discuss what strategy his executive would take to the table.