| Trafigura probe - Dutch Government launches investigation into $31m transaction
Dutch authorities have now launched a full investigation into the $31 million transaction between Trafigura Beheer and the ruling People's National Party (PNP).
It was an energetic day inside the National Arena as leaders of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) met with delegates during the first day of its 63rd annual conference.
Too poor to learn
Despite a continuous decline in levels over the last decade, poverty is a leading contributor to intellectual deficiencies in scores of our nation's children, an expert has suggested. Dr. Marigold Thorburn, former director of 3-D Projects...
Exodus of special education teachers
A lack of specially trained teachers is creating a dilemma for institutions catering to children with learning disabilities.
Long waiting list at special education schools
The shortage of special education institutions in the island is forcing scores of children identified with learning difficulties to be returned to regular schools, even while they are not ready to be...
Doctors exploit overtime, on-call payments - Study
The Medical Association of Jamaica (MAJ) has been stunned into silence while Health Ministry officials are denying revelations that doctors have been exploiting the decentralisation of the health sector and, in some instances, are making...
'Assamba is out of touch'
Ocho Rios, St. Ann: Embattled Member of Parliament for south east St. Ann, Aloun Assamba, was never a people person, and would have been unceremoniously dumped had she not decided against seeking re-election, several of her own constituency...