Cargo ban lifted

INVESTIGATORS ARE in the process of tracking down the person or persons responsible for feeding local police with false information which resulted in a temporary ban on cargo and duty-free items into the United...

Special classes for repeat flunkers of Grade 4 Test

More than 6,000 primary school students who have failed in four attempts to achieve mastery in the Grade Four Literacy Test are to be placed in special classroom settings designed to improve their literacy standards. Education Minister Andrew Holness...

Fun-filled activities at St Andrew High

GRADE EIGHT students at St Andrew High School yesterday gave up their regular classes to participate in an hour of meaningful and fun-filled activities as part of the national Peace Day celebrations. Resounding cheers ...

Showers of blessings in St Ann

DISCOVERY BAY, St Ann: MORNING SHOWERS in some sections of St Ann on Tuesday provided a cool start to events marking Peace Day 2011 as schools across the parish observed the annual affair.One of the main activities took...

Peace, love, unity at Mineral Heights

MINERAL HEIGHTS, Clarendon: PEACE, LOVE and unity! Those were the words that echoed from the students of Mineral Heights Primary School in Clarendon, as they observed Peace Day yesterday. The day was held under the theme 'Peace From Start to Finish'....

Tufton, Clarke unite in 'Eat Jamaican' campaign

With food prices soaring on the international scene, the Government and the Opposition have united to insist on the need for Jamaicans to "grow what we eat and eat what we grow".

Saga Pearl II docks at Errol Flynn

PORT ANTONIO, Portland: THE ERROL Flynn Marina in Port Antonio has been lauded for its pristine beauty by cruise ship officials after European vessel, Saga Pearl II, made its maiden call to that port yesterday.The ship docked...

'Used tyres dangerous'

The debate about the importation of used tyres, which is now occupying the minds of some Jamaicans, has been ongoing around the world for years.The fact is that countries in North America and Europe have billions of used tyres that they want to get rid...

Lightbourne seeks advice on INDECOM

THE MINISTRY of Justice yesterday said it was seeking an opinion from Solicitor General Douglas Leys with regard to the powers of arrest of the commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM).The Office...

Buju's lawyer wants new trial

BUJU BANTON'S lawyer has filed a motion in the United States Middle District Court, Florida division, requesting a new trial for the Jamaican reggae superstar.The attorney, David Oscar Markus, in a motion pursuant to rules 29 and 33 of the federal rules...

Manatt shuns witness box

The Manatt, Phelps & Phillips saga took yet another mystifying turn yesterday as attorneys grappled with just how to drag the United States law firm into the witness box of the commission of enquiry currently under way to, in part, determine who hired it...

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