|'It wasn't murder!' Scotland Yard says Bob Woolmer died of heart failure
There has been a bombshell development in the Bob Woolmer investigation. A group of Scotland Yard investigators, who were asked to assist with the matter, have concluded that the Pakistan Cricket coach died of heart failure.
JLP has a shot at St Andrew SE
IT HAS been a long time since the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) won the constituency of St. Andrew South East in a contested election - 18 years to be exact. But, according to a Gleaner-commissioned poll by Bill Johnson, that drought may well end this year when a general election is called.
Thisis a story from a young woman who was homeless until she was taken in by a woman she now regards as her mother.
Focus on Arnett Gardens - Reclaiming the community from criminals
Arnett Gardens is not an easy place these days. One resident says its worse than Iraq; another says it's rotten; and yet another says it is dangerous.
Focus on Arnett Gardens - Violence cripples learning
A little over a week ago, schools in the Arnett Gardens community were forced to shut their doors due to a sudden outbreak of gang violence. Charlie Smith High School was closed for three days, while others closed down for a week.
'There is nothing to vote for' - Report reveals reasons for widespread apathy among young adults
Youth leaders from across the country have placed on record some of the reasons why apathy among young adults in the political system has been growing in Jamaica
Arsonists leave parolees at cross roads
When parolees Douglas Hayles and Lloyd Smart were released from prison months apart in 1990 and 1991, respectively, the two childhood friends, originally from Montego Bay in St. James, promised the Parole Board that prison would not be a part of their future.
Pain at the gas pumps! Public sector spent more than $1 billion on petrol in the last two fiscal years
Petrol purchases for government-owned vehicles is a tight squeeze on the public purse as more than $1 billion has been spent at the pumps over the last two financial years to gas up the public-sector fleet.
Teaching courtesy in the classroom
Villa Road Primary and Junior High School in Mandeville has embarked on a programme of teaching courtesy and other values and attitudes to its student population of 1,400 students. Along with the publication of a magazine with 100 questions and answers about good manners, the school will, this week, crown its courtesy king and queen.