Chemical castration for repeat sex offenders?
Should repeat sex offenders be offered the option of voluntary chemical castration to eliminate or drastically reduce their unwhole-some urge? Sharon Hay-Webster, the Member of Parliament for South Central St. Catherine, believes this option...
Jazz fest sings the blues
WESTERN BUREAU: Air Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival organisers, Turn Key Productions, and their vendors paid heavily for the four-hour traffic congestion patrons were subjected to Friday night, with some 4,000 customers opting not to attend...
Collymore destroys Jamaica
The race is not for the swift, and with three days to go, it is not impossible that Jamaica could recover and win the regional Carib Beer cricket series match against Barbados in progress at Chedwin Park.
LETTER OF THE DAY - Plea to tackle Trench Town squalor
THE EDITOR, Sir: I refer to an alarming article that appeared in The Sunday Gleaner, dated January 21, captioned, 'Neglected: Trench Town residents living in squalor'. Let me hasten to point out that my astonishment is not necessarily that...
Mixed bag as reggae intrudes on jazz
Western Bureau: On a night in which reggae invaded jazz's space, the expected spark was missing as while a few acts were good, Friday night's penultimate night of the 2007 Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival was lukewarm at best.
Mario Guthrie the medical doctor, the singer
Dr. Mario Guthrie, has done what many would consider irrational and put his medical career on hold to pursue his first passion - music. Dr. Guthrie, in his mid-twenties, last did duties at the Bustamante Children's Hospital as an accident...
IRAQ - Soldiers kill 250 militants
NAJAF (Reuters): United States and Iraqi forces killed some 250 gunmen from an apocalyptic Muslim cult yesterday in a battle involving U.S. tanks and aircraft near the Shi'ite holy city of Najaf, Iraqi police, army and political sources said.