|Governor-General's Achievement award - Selfless community workers in Jamaica honoured
Their lives are exemplary. They not only live for themselves but cater to the needs of others. These are the recipients of the 2007 Governor-General's Achievement Award for the county of Middlesex. Four men and a lone woman were this year honoured for their selfless efforts....
45 MILESTONES: 2002 - Redemption gives birth to Emancipation
During the latter years of the 20th century, the Liguanea Club, a recreational and social club for the upper classes in Jamaican society, donated seven acres of the 35 acres it owned in New Kingston, St. Andrew, to the Government. Many views were considered for the use of this land.
Farmers plant seed of hope
North West Clarendon will be a tough battle-ground for incumbent People's National Party (PNP) candidate Richard Azan and challenger, the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) Michael Stern. Both men, who have worked in the constituency as business operators...
Common woes await
Whoever takes South East Clarendon will have his work cut out in tackling the litany of woes common to most constituencies islandwide - bad roads, unemployment and skills training.Most residents believe the constituency's roads have been neglected.
'Train more nurses' - Recruiting foreigners will only work short term, says Nurses Association of Jamaica president
Edith Allwood-Anderson, president of the , has suggested that the Government train more nurses and other medical personnel instead of recruiting them from abroad. She noted that cultural barriers make it difficult for them to adapt....
St Andrew residents march for peace
Concerned residents from rivalling Maxfield Avenue, Whitfield Town, Greenwich Town and other communities along Spanish Town Road in St. Andrew walked together in a peace march as they combined their voices to denounce the violence in their communities on Thursday.
Is my son still alive?
It is a situation that no mother wants to go through. Estella Daley just sits on her veranda and stares blankly as the neighbourhood children play football outside. Her life has not been the same since her 24-year-old son went missing. Omar McDonald, otherwise known as 'Chun'...
Biersay family celebrates
The Biersay family, formerly of Harbour View, St. Andrew, are celebrating the recent graduation of their daughter, Shauna, in the United States. Shauna Biersay was among the 2007 Nova Southeastern University graduates, with her Master's in Business Administration...
US deportations to rise 10% in 2007 - America 'far out of step' with international human rights standards
WASHINGTON (CMC):For many years, deportation has been a major issue dividing Washington and the Caribbean. America has sought to purge itself of Caribbean nationals who have done time for criminal acts, but regional leaders have consistently argued...
Chronic tonic - Preventing lifestyle diseases now
Many of our commonest illnesses are referred to as chronic degenerative diseases. Why? Because they develop slowly, over many years, from abuse and poor care and end up causing severe pain, suffering and even death. In effect, our bodies degenerate because of the way we treat them.