| 12-year-old boy enrolls in NCU
So, it's just days away from the new school year and lots of parents are gearing up to ready their young teens for high school.
High number of police killings raises concerns
Even as murder continues to decline, a continuously high number of people are being killed by the police.
NWC fully prepared
The National Water Commission (NWC) says it is fully prepared for Tropical Storm Ernesto, but its customers should brace for disruption for the following reasons:
Useful tips from the JPS
The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is asking the public to take these precautions:
Hope in the inner city
Stories out of Grants Pen, St. Andrew, are further confirmation of the progress taking place in communities of similar characteristics, the result of the private sector teaming up with the residents of these areas and the resilience...
Riverton Meadows residents shift focus
Overburdened garbage trucks roll into Riverton Meadows belching and puffing huge curls of smoke. At the Riverton City Municipal Dump where they are headed, they tip their load - a pile of waste consisting of scrap metal, glass bottles...
'Terrorist' preacher was a quiet boy - mother
WESTERN BUREAU: The British government has labelled him a terrorist preacher, but in the eyes of his mother, Jamaican-born Islamic cleric Abdullah el-Faisal, is the same child whom his friends called 'Dictionary' because...
HIV+ children need homes too
WESTERN BUREAU: As the Government scrambles to find homes for the more than 2,000 orphans in its care, the Jamaica Aids Support for Life, (JASL) is urging stakeholders to remember that children living with HIV need foster care as well.
Education: 'Ignorance is bliss'
Little things can make a big difference in crucial areas. There is no more crucial area than education. This is where small things can matter most.