|Portia eyeing national, not party, elections
PORTIA SIMPSON Miller is not only wooing the delegates of the People's National Party (PNP) to keep her as party president, but is also preparing for a general election, her campaign says.Easton Douglas, chairman of...
Kintyre residents helplessly await more disaster
WITH THEIR cries for help unheeded, residents in some of Kingston and St Andrew's flood-prone communities, yet to recover from the devastation of previous flooding, are now resigned to their fate should a disaster occur.
No building permits for Caribbean Terrace
Errol Green, town clerk, says the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation, will not be granting any building permits in Caribbean Terrace in eastern St Andrew.
KSAC stretched to the limits, but prepared
The Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC) has spent approximately J$27 million on drain-cleaning operations throughout the Corporate Area since March of this year, and says while there is reportedly a greater sense of awareness on the part of the...
MPs given job of identifying farm-aid beneficiaries
Members of Parliament (MPs) were given the job of identifying the beneficiaries of a $30.5 million production-incentive programme aimed at boosting livestock pro-duction in the agricultural sector.Concerns were raised recently by some agricultural...
The week that was: July 13-19
LAST MONDAY, investors in the embattled investment club Olint Corporation Limited were advised via email that the entity's office in New Kingston would be closed to the public until further notice.In the letter, club...
Post-911 visa-application boom
DESPITE THE United States (US) government's introduction of more stringent security-screening processes at embassies worldwide since the 911 terrorist attack in 2001, the demand for non-immigrant visas has remained high.
Mediating conflicts now a growing organisational trend
Building a vibrant organisation begins with a well-coordinated and a highly motivated team. But as humans interact at different levels, conflicts often arise. If not dealt with properly, these can hamper the smooth functioning of any company.