No more beatings! Holness commits to ending corporal punishment - Boy's hand broken in latest teacher-abuse allegation
Minister of Education Andrew Holness has said that the Government will be looking to enact legislation to ban the use of corporal punishment in schools in the next legislative year."We will be looking to legally ban corporal punishment in schools,"
- Downtown safe for shoppers
- Tough road for cop cases - No convictions in police murders this year
- 'Bad idea' - MAJ head says Golding should not have met artistes over Gully-Gaza issue
- Spanish gov't ready and waiting - Ambassador says tourism school can be built whenever Jamaica is prepared
- Policeman's killing shocks Mandeville
- Watch the environment - IMF
- Tyndall, Carey clash at FINSAC enquiry
- Kamina Johnson follows father into Senate
- Jurors plead guilty to perversion
- Licensing of journalists not on the table
Jamaica tops EU beneficiaries
Jamaica is first-off-the-mark in seeking to access billions of dollars of grant funding provided by the European Union (EU) to assist Caribbean industries to compete with European counterparts under a new free trade arrangement...
- Men to be sentenced for triple murder
- Local juices for schools
- Cop arrested - Another policeman apprehended in anti-corruption sting operation
- Windward Road makes it four in a row
- Sponsors help school facing tough times
- Young professionals call for more affordable homes
- Health fair put off due to violence
- Be one with nature at Hotel Mockingbird Hill
- Scrap-metal thieves hindering sugar production
- 'Mission accomplished' - Telecoms company's IT operation comes to an end
- St Ann crash death toll now at seven - Driver of bus released from hospital
Lok Jack outlines - Guardian's recovery plan
Guardian Holdings Limited (GHL) has targeted TT$100 million of cuts to operating expenses, while growing revenues, to recover lost ground from the write-off of its loss-making British motor insurance subsidiary, Zenith...
- Latinos land fibre optic cable licence - OUR has two more on offer
- Remittance companies jockey for holiday inflows - GraceKennedy opens money windows at Rapid TrueValue
- Mixed views on Barita IPO
- Matalon lowers prices on luxury homes - Top-end real estate market still in flux
- Chilled juice rivalry heats up
- Fixated on growth, thrill of bigger profits
- Commentary - FINSAC enquiry toothless and tame
- Letter - JCC and the Belgian trade mission
- Jamaica going after new oil explorers - 19 blocks up for grabs in 2010 bid round
Aussie attack soft, says Windies coach
ADELAIDE, Australia (CMC): West Indies coach David Williams says the Australian bowling attack holds no terrors and lacks the experience to compare with their successful predecessors. After a lopsided defeat in the first Test in Brisbane, West Indies...
- Pacers' paradise
- Track stars Bolt, Fraser head nominees for RJR awards
- Lambert back in charge for four-day champs
- Holmwood, Queen's take ISSA titles
- Village cop KO crown
- Organisers happy with World 20/20 preparations
- Last gasp winner hands Joe Public FA Trophy title
- Jamaica Stakes takes spotlight in T&T
- Promoters move to ease problems at Sunday meet
- Six firms bidding to provide track security
- CTL hosts Maragh at the track tomorrow
EDITORIAL - Peralto's dangerous ideas must be rebuked
Tarn Peralto, the MP for South East St Mary, who sits on Parliament's Human Resources and Social Development Committee, just went rogue and shot his mouth off without thinking seriously about the issue, which is a hazard of politicians....
LETTER OF THE DAY - Why did the institutions fail?
The Editor, Sir: On the premise that those who ignore the past are doomed to repeat it, the FINSAC enquiry is appropriate. However, the enquiry appears, so far, to have devoted considerable time attempting to examine why FINSAC was set up in the manner...
- What's wrong with dancehall summit?
- PM did the right thing
- Embrace capitalism
- Stop shielding criminal offspring
- Towards a monetary solution
- Managing teacher influence
- Self-serving MPs
Bolt makes the 'Best of Brand Jamaica'
Fabulous Jamaican art, creative fashion designs, exquisite apparel and high-quality processed goods were on show at the Best of Brand Jamaica reception, which was staged recently at the Gran Bahia Principe hotel in St Ann by Usain Bolt and Jamaica Trade and Invest ...
- All systems go for Stone Love's 37th anniversary
- Billboard names Swift, West among year's best
- Digital 3D Cinema comes to MoBay
- Something extra
The Obamas and the Nobel Peace Prize
As we follow fashionable First Lady Michelle Obama, wife of United States president and now Nobel laureate, Barack Obama, here are some excerpts of his acceptance speech in Oslo, Norway, where he received the prestigious prize yesterday." ...
- OF TANGO AND WINE
- 31 years of service
- Great line-up of celebrations
- Pensioners' party
- Gene Pearson's new gallery