|Tough to beat - Tufton poised to take St. Elizabeth South Westfor JLP; Seat always won by party forming government since Independence
Dr. Christopher Tufton is poised to give the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) a critical pick-up in St. Elizabeth South West where he currently enjoys a comfortable lead over his People's National Party (PNP) rival, the Reverend Stanley Redwood, according to a recent Gleaner...
Fond farewell for Lara
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (Reuters): Brian Lara's farewell to international cricket was spoilt by a run-out and a thrilling one-wicket defeat by England in the final World Cup Super Eight match on Saturday.
Reinvest resources in communities - Nettleford urges reform of local gov't
Professor Rex Nettleford is proposing that financial resources be channelled back to local communities to assist them in the provision of vital social services.
EOJ conducts test voting
Some 400 election-day workers yesterday tested and tried the identification and ballot issuing system, ahead of a general election, which pundits say will be held this summer.
US study cites improvement in local justice system
Despite constant and harsh criticism of Jamaica's criminal justice system by human rights lobby groups and Jamaicans at large, a pair of Harvard University researchers is commending the Government for acting firmly in the face of the monstrous...
New thinking is needed among officers
THE police force needs to rid itself of some officers as a part of the force's modernisation drive, Superintendent Norman Heywood believes."We need to really weed out some members," Supt. Heywood, the man leading the implementation of the new corporate strategy tells...
No jobs in sight for the blind
Visually impaired social workers are unable to get employment in Jamaica, complains Doreen Reid, a graduate of the University of the West Indies (UWI) who has been trying unsuccessfully for years to gain employment in...
Romancing the seas
Man has always been intrigued by the unknown and has always been in the quest of going fathoms into the deep blue sea to seek that unknown.
IDB funds renewal of inner-city community
PARADE GARDENS is one of those inner-city communities that people dread. It is made up of the garrison enclaves of Tel-Aviv and South Side, areas that have traded bullets across a political divide for years.Change is now under...