| Road deaths could rise to level of HIV/AIDS
DEATH is likely to come knocking in one of three forms if you are between the ages of five and 29 years - motor vehicle injuries, child cluster diseases and HIV/AIDS.
Man dies in three-car collision
Savanna-la-Mar: Twenty-nine-year-old higgler, Carey Wallace of Cooke Street in Savanna-la-Mar, was killed in a three-car collision early yesterday morning along the Big Bridge main road in Westmoreland, while six other persons were treated...
Cops nab murder suspect
Spanish Town: The search for 26-year-old auditor, Christopher Oliver, is over. He was being sought for allegedly murdering his mother and two brothers in a horrific attack in the Twickenham Heights area of St. Catherine on Friday.
Traffic accidents costly
In Jamaica, road traffic accidents are beginning to burden the country's resources. The Ministry of Health says between 1.5 and two per cent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) was spent caring for patients with road traffic...
Is bin Laden really dead?
PARIS (AP): French President Jacques Chirac said yesterday that information contained in a leaked intelligence document raising the possibility that Osama bin Laden may have died of typhoid in Pakistan last month is "in no way whatsoever confirmed."
$Million credit card scam in MoBay
Western Bureau: While seemingly a source of sudden wealth, the police have identified a thriving multimillion- dollar credit card scam now operating in Montego Bay as a possible hidden hand behind the murderous crime wave that is now sweeping...
Contractor General to face PAC again
Contractor General Greg Christie is to face the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament for the second time to give members an opportunity to ask questions in relation to his report on the Sandals White-house project.
Clerk to the Houses named
After acting as Clerk to the Houses of Parliament for more than a year, Heather Cooke has been appointed to the position.
Is tourism a prime mover of the economy?
Much is being written about the expansion of hotel rooms now and projected for the immediate future. This expansion, almost entirely by Spanish hotel interests, is quite remarkable.