Palisadoes gets OK

The Supreme Court yesterday ruled that two government agencies breached legal standards for consultation before granting permission for work to begin on the controversial Palisadoes road-improvement project....

Andrew's choice

Andrew Holness, the presumed next prime minister of Jamaica, must seek his own mandate if he is to have the moral authority to tackle the many challenges the country will continue to face when he replaces Bruce Golding....

Rescued from the brink of death

Constable Howard Augustus Dyer has earned the right to whisper 'thank you' every second of the day. Even shout it if he wants to. If you see him lost in thought or welled up with emotion and tears...

Heritage Week celebrations begin in schools

Several schools across Jamaica held functions yesterday in celebration of National Heritage Week.Over at Stella Maris Preparatory School, the celebrations were held under the theme 'A Fi Wi Heritage: Ole Time Sinting'...

Adventist school tackles issues for producing good men

One hundred and fifty-three boys, all dressed up - some in their 'Sunday or Saturday best', jacket and tie, vest or an ordinary shirt and pants - were the centre of attention at the St Ann's Bay High and Preparatory School, as the school administration...

Investigators make headway in $48-million coke find

Investigators at the Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division (TCND) say they have a "good understanding" of how cocaine valued at $48 million was smuggled into the island yesterday on board a ship coming from Guyana...

Cops on 'extreme' alert in St Catherine, Clarendon

Faced with increasing threats aimed at members of the force, the Police High Command has raised the threat level to 'extreme' for lawmen living or working in St Catherine and Clarendon...

US gays putting pressure on Coca-Cola

Gay activists in the United States have turned their spotlight on the international beverage producer Coca-Cola over its sponsorship of the Coke Zero Live concert which was held in Montego Bay, St James, in late April.The activists have made several...

Help is on the way, Portia tells Clarendon

An energetic Portia Simpson Miller, the president of the People's National Party (PNP), yesterday labelled the move by the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) to insert Andrew Holness as the leader of the party as a brazen three-card trick....

Clarendon councillors split on Holness

MAY PEN, Clarendon: THE IMPENDING elevation of Andrew Holness to the top position in the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and prime minister of Jamaica has Labourites in Clarendon salivating with delight. But even as Clarendon's...

Carib media group angered by attempts at 'muzzling'

THE ASSOCIATION of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) says it is deeply concerned with the decision by outgoing Guyana president, Bharrat Jagdeo, to shut down the privately owned television station CNS TV Channel 6. The association said the decision was made...

OCG prepared to take Government to court

CONTRACTOR GENERAL Greg Christie on Wednesday told a parliamentary committee that his office was prepared to take the administration to court on the issue of his jurisdiction to monitor and probe the acquisition...

Time to celebrate - Jamaica tops Eric Williams 2009 Memorial Collection

RENICE HENRY, a second-year psychology student at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus, is in a celebratory mood having been awarded the Eric Williams Memorial Collection for her excellent performance in the 2009-2010 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency examination...

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