Health alert! Free care drains public hospitals
ANOTHER LEADING member of the local medical community has warned that the public-health system could collapse under the weight of free health care.Dr Winston Dawes, former president of the Medical Association of Jamaica...
- Ministers get big chunk
- The 'game' - Sweepstakes scam takes root in MoBay ...
- 'I believe I can fly' Denham Town youth earns pilot licence
- Genesis of a racket
- Illicit trade 'no secret'
- Illegal transfers difficult to monitor - Eaton
Generation Lost: 'My sister was a budding politician'
JUST BEFORE her death in 2005, 18-year-old Mesha-Gaye Tomlin was writing a speech to be presented as part of her sociology class in lower-sixth form at The Queen's School in St Andrew.
- HEART refutes JMA comments - Says agency fulfilling its mandate
- A fresh start - Charity gives prisoners new lease on life this Easter
- It cannot be business as usual - western stakeholders
- Step-by-step anatomy of a scam
- The week that was: April 5-11
- Jerome Baldwin-Crichton - The motivated forester
- Investing in a market-driven career
GraceKennedy creates new post for Wehby - Returns Oct 5 as group COO, Burton, Campbell answerable to him
GraceKennedy Limited is already rolling out the welcoming mat for Don Wehby, creating a special position for the Senator that reaffirms his status as second in command and chief lieutenant to Douglas Orane.
- Special loan pool - Three moneylenders cut rates to stir business
- DBJ says no to increasing loan spread, Tells credit unions to add fees instead
- Training and cost for greenhouse construction
- Nothing to fear from G-20 tax haven crackdown
- Getting started in the fresh foods business
- Closing down a business
- Money Management: 10 secrets to wealth creation (that they're not telling you)
- On new cellphones, numerical buttons passe QWERTY, touch screens reign
Ja dominate 400m at Carifta Games
CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC):Jamaican athletes domi-nated the 400 metres events on yesterday's second day of the 38th Carifta Games at the George Odlum Stadium.At press time yesterday the defending champions had 23 medals comprising 12 gold, seven silver...
- Marlon King shines
- Waterhouse seek crucial points
- Hayles: No room for slip-ups
- Pullen, Duffus take top LIME awards for Champs
- Trinidad on the run
- Tivoli beat England's U-21s in warm-up match
- Satisfier outstays Nasatol
- Macheda lifts Man U again
- H View, Tivoli summoned
- UWI set to create top-class Ja athletes
- WI cricket: the board versus the players
- Eltham High's cricket coach walks away
- Frazier still simmering over Ali
- Blazers beat Lakers at home again
Hire principals on fixed-term contracts
No one could, with credibility, argue against Prime Minister Bruce Golding's observation several weeks ago that Jamaican taxpayers do not get value for what they spend each year on education which, in the...
- Public affairs: Underestimating our crisis
- Culture, liberation and fertility rituals
- Diminished Caribbean leverage
- On the road to dictatorship
LETTER OF THE DAY - Free health care: bad economic policy
The Editor, Sir: The decision to abolish user fees in hospitals was a populist policy designed to win over the electorate.
Madden goes back to his musical roots
Since formally entering the popular Jamaican music business when ska was on the wane and rocksteady on the rise, trumpeter David Madden has seen many changes in beats and personalities.And he has not only noted the developments...
- 'Blakka' quitting stand-up, no joke
- Remembering 'Teenage Dance Party'
- David Aarons, the complete pannist
- Two tones to 'Colored Girls'
- STORY OF THE SONG: Lloyd Parkes hits 'Officially'
- Solo album to be released this summer
- Bajie, Steve Locke find 'Equilibrium'
- Discussions, accidents and responses
- Blackwell cops prestigious music award
Interview with Abraham Lowenthal (Part 1)
One of the world's leading analysts on Latin American and Caribbean relations with the United States met with me on March 10. Married to eminent scholar Dr Jane S. Jaquette, Abraham Lowenthal says his visit to Jamaica after almost 20 years was due to a promise he made his wife that he would not set up a fourth think tank!
- An actor's lament
- Primal Desires
- Jamalco book programme supports literacy goals
- Crichton's Jamaican novel to be released in November
- Parchment celebrates at Harmony Hall
MY DOWN TIME WITH ... Destra Garcia
This bubbly Trinidadian soca artiste certainly knows the right techniques to get her audience in a frenzy. Just returning on the scene from a break after the recent Trinidad Carnival, Destra's first appearance since the break was right here in Jamaica at the last in the series of Bacchanal Friday.
- Polo posh!
- LET US PRAY
- Fond farewell for Panamanian ambassador
- Touring with the 'Queen'
- How the other half lives: The party scene
- ETIQUETTE: Knowing your silverware
- DOCTOR'S ADVICE: Why am I sodry?
- Cultural variations on sex
Thumbing your nose, Mrs Robinson?
For the first time since 1944, the integrity of the composition of our legislature, in particular, the legitimacy of the Government is seriously in question.
- Obama's nuclear-free thrust
- Business sector and the stimulus package
- Easter Letter to the nation - Jamaicans and the power of the Resurrection
- Dying and rising again?
- G-20 bailout and Ja's emergency
The men, who are in their 50s, are in love with this simple mode of transportation. For them, it involves much more than getting from one point to the next.