|Less love for PNP - Race will be tight in many constituencies
People's National Party (PNP) candidates in the upcoming general election are viewed more unfavourably than their Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) rivals, and this sentiment is strengthened when the PNP candidate is the sitting Member of Parliament (MP).
Regional heads to discuss future of West Indies cricket
CARICOM Heads of Government are to review a preliminary report on the future of West Indies Cricket at the 28th meeting of the conference of heads of government, which opens in Barbados today.
Clarendon community lights up at last
THE MOON lights up the skies above Fenceside, in Jericho, North Clarendon, and the scent of sugar cane sweetens the air.
Life in this part of the world is not all hunky-dory ... Today in Fenceside, children, and adults alike, are looking up at a street light in their community for the first time.
Jamaicans shut out abroad
Tighter border controls and stricter immigration policies by Britain, the United States of America and Canada have significantly lowered the numbers of Jamaicans obtaining immigrant visas to live and work in these countries.
Urban centres suffer from poor planning
Weak and outdated developmental plans are among the major de-ficiencies urban planners are blaming for the strain upon the main urban centres in the country. They argue that over the years, successive governments lacked the political will to drive the process of planning in the country...
Street children not targeted in fight against HIV/AIDS
According to the document, 'Street Children and HIV/AIDS', on the website streetchildren.org.uk, these young men and other children who live on the streets are at high risk of contracting HIV, for several reasons.
Underdog candidates have high hopes
While Portaia Simpson Miller and Bruce Golding battle each other as head of the two leading political parties, they face challenges in their own backyards: Golding in West Kingston and Simpson Miller in South West St. Andrew.
'Don't blame workers' - Expert says productivity influenced more by technology and training
While worker performance is the most publicised aspect of our local productivity problem, experts say the use of outdated technology, poor management and a reluctance to invest in training are the more significant factors affecting productivity in local companies.
Police hunt four escapees
Police have launched a manhunt for four prisoners who escaped from the Constant Spring police lock-up in St. Andrew