|Stephens hits right note at Governor-General's Achievement Awards Ceremony
THE hands went up in unison when singer Richie Stephens called for the audience to join him during his stirring rendition of Father I Love You, at yesterday's Governor-General's Achievement Awards pinning ceremony at King's House.
Don't go there! Golding warns that audits no excuse for local poll delay
Opposition Leader Bruce Golding last night warned the Government that it has no moral authority to postpone local government elections on the basis of widespread breaches reported in the procedures for the award of contracts at three parish councils.
Chris Gayle smashes West Indies into final
JAIPUR, India, (Reuters): CHRIS GAYLE smashed 133 not out to power title holders West Indies into the Champions Trophy final with a six-wicket victory over South Africa yesterday. The 27-year-old Jamaican stroked his third hundred of the tournament...
Four PNP local government candidates resign
Four selected local government election candidates of the governing People's National Party (PNP) in South East St. Elizabeth have resigned. The four resigned following news that the party's Member of Parliament and chairman for the constituency...
Dutty Wine autopsy results inconclusive
Spanish Town, St. Catherine: An autopsy conducted on the body of 18-year-old Tanisha Henry, who died after performing the popular Dutty Wine dance early Sunday morning, proved inconclusive. The examination was conducted in Spanish Town...
JPS bidder promises stake in company
The more than 500,000 Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd. (JPS) customers, as well as the 1,200 employees of the company, have been promised a stake in the the company if Caribbean Real Estate International Fund (CAREIF) wins the bid for its purchase.
UK medical personnel to bring ray of Hope
United Kingdom medical volunteer team 'Chain of Hope' will return to Jamaica next week to perform 20 open-heart surgeries on patients at the Bustamante Children's Hospital. Beverly Needham, the hospital's chief executive officer, said....
Danhai and area leaders released
After four days of intensive interrogation in relation to the spate of violence in the troubled Rockfort community of east Kingston, businessman Danhai Williams and area leaders Tony 'Tego' Brown, George 'Binero' Flash and 'Mandez' were released...
Fishing licences to be put on hold
The Ministry of Agriculture and Lands' Fisheries Division is to suspend the issuing of fishing licences as part of efforts to stop the haemorrhaging of the island's industry.