|TYRONE'S WATCH: Kintyre's calamities - Flood-prone gully, bridge irk residents
WHAT'S NOT WORKING? Last week's instalment of Tyrone's Watch shed light on the living nightmare of some residents of Four Paths, Clarendon Gardens, who have to trek home through nearby bushes whenever heavy rains flood Jacks Gully.
Lauderhill makes big plans for Jamaica
WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaica did just under US$1 billion (J$66 billion) in trade with South Florida in 2005 and the city of Lauderhill has plans to capitalise on the potential of developing additional commerce, sports and educational activities...
Inner-city project coordinator calls for positive role models
There is a desperate need for successful Jamaican-born profes-sionals to direct their knowledge and skills towards empowering future generations, said Margaret Brisset-Bolt, coordinator for the Inner City Schools Improvement Project...
Civil servant training a success
Over 300 civil servants based in Portland, who successfully completed training in a cross-section of areas under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) training programme, graduated on Thursday, September 28.
Mayor McKenzie not interested in contesting general elections
Mayor of Kingston, Desmond Mckenzie, said he was not interested in contending general elections as a Member of Parliament at this time, quelling talks that he may be replacing the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP)...
Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) apologises to customers
The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has blamed power outages in Westmoreland over the weekend, on a "severe lightning storm on Friday and a motor vehicle accident on Saturday".
Glamorous Glyndebourne and other English treats
When my brother-in-law decided to celebrate his 60th birthday in England this July we had no idea of the treats in store for us, the highlights of which included an afternoon and evening at Glyndebourne.
Friendly environs needed for the disabled - Assamba
Minister of Tourism, Entertainment and Culture, Aloun Ndombet Assamba, has said that by creating a friendly environment for persons with disabilities, Jamaica would be better able to attract tourists...
Women in driver's seat of road revolution
MOSCOW (Reuters): At a disused airfield on the outskirts of Moscow, Yekaterina Karenina hits the accelerator of her BMW and speeds past a row of broken, faded military jets. A quick jolt of the steering wheel with her well-manicured fingers...