| 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...
Fellowship Primary undisputed champs of Portland title
Nestled near the Rio Grande Valley in Portland lies Fellowship Primary and Junior High. The school is celebrating its third year as holders of the Portland parish title. Current champion Daniel McPherson is two-time champion.
Daniel in the lion's den again
The diminutive Daniel McPherson made it two years consecutively as Portland parish champion. Despite the experience, she's still a little nervous going into this competition. "I'm competing against new students and some from last year," she said.
17 alleged prostitutes arrested on 'Back Road'
KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC): Police here last Friday arrested several alleged prostitutes during a series of raids at a number of hotels and guest houses on the popular Portmore stretch informally called 'Back Road'.
Haitians nabbed in marijuana busts
KINGSTON (CMC): Jamaica police have arrested three Haitians in connection with two large marijuana busts in the western parish of Westmoreland and the central parish of Clarendon. Members of the anti-crime task force, Operation Kingfish, said...
Earthquake simulation plans in high gear
Plans are in high gear for the staging of a major earthquake simulation exercise in St. Ann on Wednesday. It is part of islandwide activities by the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management to encourage greater preparedness...
Church urged to be risk-takers
Thousands of Methodist Christians and representatives from other denominations were yester-day urged to make their beliefs relevant to the challenging times facing Jamaica at present.
Application process open for better community competition
Communities interested in entering the Better Environments for Social Transformation (BEST) community competition are being reminded that the deadline for submitting applications is Friday,.
More concerns arise about air conditioning over capacity at Sandals Whitehouse
A consultant engineer who provided services related to the Sandals Whitehouse project gave further cause for questions last Tuesday regarding alleged air conditioning...
Jamaica Post advances 'business mail' concept
Jamaica Post's new approach to its business mail service - the Corporate Mailroom - is specifically targeted to volume-oriented business mail. In particular, the MegaMail service is proving to be quite useful...
PNP caretaker accuses Robinson of poor representation
People's National Party (PNP) caretaker for North East St. Ann, Oswest Senior Smith, has accused Opposition Member of Parliament Shahine Robinson of dereliction of duty, saying that under her watch Ocho Rios was losing ships.