|Shot in arm for nursing - Lee Chin donates $155m to Northern Caribbean University (NCU)
Jamaica's ailing nursing sector is set to receive a significant boost from a $155 million investment at the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) in Mandeville, Manchester. Michael Lee Chin, chairman of AIC Fund Management...
Youthlink in a class by itself!
Youthlink is breaking new ground! As of next week, the teen magazine, a publication of The Gleaner, will become a stand-alone product on sale at schools and other newspaper outlets islandwide.
Elvis in Jamaican wife drama
A British Elvis impersonator is currently in Jamaica trying to secure a visa for his local wife who was refused one by the British High Commission. The Royston Crow newspaper from Hertfordshire reported yesterday that 41-year-old Mark Goddard ...
Clamp down on cellphone-using drivers - Watchdog
The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) is taking steps to regulate the use of mobile phones while driving a motor vehicle, citing this as a possible cause of traffic accidents.
School back on track at Maldon, Penwood
The Ministry of Education and Youth has announced that a senior education officer will assume leadership at Maldon High School in St. James, until a decision is made by the Supreme Court on the status of the provisional principal.
Children's Advocate wants better witness protection
Children's Advocate, Mary Clarke, says her office has received close to 100 complaints of infringements of children's rights between February and August of this year. Forty of these, she said were not within the purview of the Office...
State to compensate Tivoli victim
The Office of the Public Defender has secured a $300,000 award from the Government on behalf of Kadian Bourne, the then 12-year-old Denham Town High student who was shot and injured while sleeping in her house...
Ackee may re-enter US market soon
The interim findings of the long-awaited ackee study have indicated that high levels of hypoglycin in the fruit packaged for consumption was an islandwide problem. The three-phase study is being conducted by Technological Solutions Limited.