|Thieves prey on C&W cable lines
Thieves, over the last 15 months, have disconnected and stolen more than $50 million worth of cable belonging to communication giant Cable and Wireless Jamaica. The theft has been disrupting telephone services in sections of the Corporate Area, St. Ann, St. Mary, Portland, Manchester and St. Catherine.
The joy at Hagley Gap
In an enchanting village, nestled on a hillside, way in the hills of the St. Thomas side of The Blue Mountains, where powdery white clouds caress green mountains under blue skies, there is a gap called Hagley. The community has many gaps.
'Tourism not at heart of region'
As Caribbean tourism figures decline, the region's governments have been criticised for spending billions of dollars on the recently concluded ICC Cricket World Cup, while the regional marketing campaign could not even raise the necessary US$4 million for its crucial 'One Caribbean' promotion.
Black Britain speaks - 'Dear Jamaica, wi homesick!'
On one side of a red-brick roadway,in a place called Lewisham on the south-east side of London, England, is a small, colourful food shop. A yellow and black sign above the front door says 'Honey's Caribbean Take Away Bakery'.
China in economic, cultural transition - Some lessons for Jamaica
Today, this vast country of over 1.3 billion people is caught in a struggle to enjoy the benefits of material success brought on by the mushrooming of private enterprise and entrepreneurial initiative, and maintaining some kind of social equilibrium that does not leave millions of its people behind or mired in poverty.
Tracy-Ann Wisdom: First Panos/Gleaner intern on HIV/AIDS
Twenty-two-year-old Tracy-Ann Wisdom was born three years after the first case of AIDS was diagnosed in Jamaica.She is yet to meet anyone face to face who is living with the disease.
A new lease on life
Twenty-one year-old Adrian McDonald is a beacon of hope. A resident of the volatile Southside community in central Kingston, he, unlike many other inner-city youths who have fallen prey to the gun, has shunned the negative influences around him and is looking forward to a positive future.
'I will be right there in the campaign' -Patterson
Former Jamaican prime minister and president of the People's National Party (PNP), P.J. Patterson, said that his presence would definitely be felt on the campaign trail leading up to the impending general elections.
Jamaican musician gives peace lesson in Kenya
Jamaica's Grammy-winning international reggae singer Burning Spear gave a pleasing, high-energy cultural performance in Nairobi, Kenya, on Sunday, June 3, at the Kasarani Stadium.