|'Youth for army' - Mandatory service proposed for 18-year-olds
WESTERN BUREAU: A call for mandatory military training for young persons, particularly males, was issued on the weekend as an initiative to stem the nation's worrying crime problem. The call to Government came from the president of the West Jamaica Conference....
Jamaicans need to work with humility - Archbishop
The Archbishop of York yesterday urged Jamaicans to work with humility as he spoke in a special service at the National Arena. Archbishop John Sentamu said persons should not try to be somebody else, as "God rejoices in the fact that he created each one of you".
Local Government elections by December
Ocho Rios, St. Ann: The people of Jamaica will be going to the polls for a second time this year, this time to elect their parish council representatives. Following a meeting of the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) Central Executive, held at the Sandals Grand Ocho Rios in St. Ann...
Cayman authority denies booting pregnant Jamaican
The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) has denied allegations made by a 19-year-old Jamaican woman who claims she was turned away from a hospital in the Cayman Islands where she had gone to have her baby hours after her water broke....
Three arrested after gun find
POLICE ARRESTED three men, including a 16-year-old, after seizing three illegal guns in Bartley Town, Manchester, yesterday.The Constabulary Communication Network said the trio included another teenager, 17-year-old Derrick Bryan.
Cops shot, one in critical condition
TWO POLICEMEN assigned to the Stony Hill Police Station were shot and injured during a shoot-out with gunmen in Stony Hill, St. Andrew, early yesterday morning. One of the gunmen was killed. Sgt. Troy Anderson told The Gleaner that both policemen were in hospital.