| Ready for 'Ernesto'- Government activates emergency response systems
Tropical Storm Ernesto veered north yesterday, possibly sparing Jamaica a direct hit but was still likely to pummel the island today with rain and winds that could trigger floods and landslides.
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is asking the public to follow these steps in preparation for a hurricane:
Nurses settle wage dispute
First Vice-President of the Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ), Sharon Brotherton, says nurses are not completely satisfied with Government's wage offer, but are willing to go ahead with it until nurses are reclassified.
Guyanese go to the polls tomorrow
Georgetown, Guyana: For as long as she can remember, Sheila Singh and her relatives have voted for the East Indian-dominated People's Progressive Party (PPP).
New book links Marcus Garvey and the Gleaner
Justice delayed is justice denied. This is how Ken Jones describes his new book Justice Delayed, which chronicles the civil suit involving Marcus Garvey and the defence of him by Lewis Ashenheim, former chairman of The Gleaner Company.
Shortlisting of UWI principal to commence next month
Gordon Shirley, Jamaica's ambassador to Washington is among 60 applicants for the position of principal of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus.
Local Muslims reject terror preacher
CONVICTED IN Britain three years ago for inciting racial hatred through his doctrine, Sheikh Abdullah el-Faisal, a son of Point, St. James, now faces deportation to the land he departed 26 years ago.