|Shelter from the rain
The rains started coming down really hard by now and the road started looking more like a river than anything else. A young man wearing a pair of khaki trousers and a black plastic bag on his head was walking on the sidewalk. He wasn't wearing any shoes and his pants were rolled up to his knees.
UWI holds workshop for disabled students
MATHEMATICS CONSULTANT Susan Osterhaus has arrived in Jamaica to help in the education of blind and visually impaired persons. Ms. Osterhaus will spend the next two days presenting to an inclusive education workshop, 'Meeting the Challenges Facing Persons....
Prime Minister of Jamaica pays tribute to late horse racing legend
Prime Minister Bruce Golding on Tuesday ex-pressed regret at the passing of Jamaica's first lady of horse racing, Laura Eileen Cliggott, who died on October 15 at the age of 90, following a long illness. "Jamaica's racing industry has lost a true pioneer...
National Democratic Movement (NDM) candidate to reappear in court
Spanish Town, St. Catherine: National Democratic Movement (NDM) candidate in the recently held general election, Denzil Taylor, will reappear in the Spanish Town Resident Magistrate's Court on fraud charges on November 21. Taylor, 56, appeared on Tuesday ...
Parents lose HIV case against Government
The parents of 13-year-old Richard Facey, who contracted HIV in 1997 during a blood transfusion, have lost their legal battle to get compensation from the Government. Supreme Court Judge Horace Marsh threw out the negligence suit in which the parents were seeking $29 million in damages.
Youth picture sparks change
BREEZY HILL Clarendon: Even before young photojournalist Tristan Rodney snapped the image that won him the top individual prize for Best Photo in the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) Foundation 2006/2007 Youth Zoom photography competition, he clearly understood...
The Gleaner Honour Awards - Young Jamaicans pressing on
The following are the nominees for the 2007 Gleaner Honour Award in the category: Youth Education. Rohan Hall is the next bright mind on the Gleaner's honours list and he is really into risky business. Well, he likes assessing them.