PRIME MINISTER Portia Simpson Miller yesterday warned newly installed ministers of government to perform or be fired.
NEWLY APPOINTED Minister of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna has described her promotion to the Cabinet as "very humbling".
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THE JAMAICAN woman who is accusing Barbadian officials of cruel and vulgar cavity search at the Grantley Adams International Airport on March 14 last year has filed a suit in the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).
COMMISSIONER OF Police Owen Ellington has commended his team for the reduction in crime last year.
THE ELECTORAL Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) has rejected as premature suggestions that the use of the Electronic Voter Identification and Ballot Issuing System (EVIBIS) contributed to the low...
PRIME MINISTER Portia Simpson Miller has attempted to defend the size of her executive, which comprises 20 Cabinet ministers and eight junior ministers.
KING'S HOUSE has said the delay in yesterday's start to the swearing-in ceremony for members of the Portia Simpson Miller administration was due to a longer-than-expected time in the preparation of instruments of appointment for ministers.
DAMION CRAWFORD, the popular former president of the People's National Party's Youth Organisation (PNPYO), was elated with his appointment yesterday as junior minister for tourism and entertainment.
NEWLY APPOINTED Justice Minister Mark Golding says he wants to see some key elements of the justice-reform programme started by his predecessor implemented swiftly.
I discovered last week, with utter dismay, that the Green Island Branch Library in Hanover has been closed since June 2011.
LAST JANUARY, Althea Atkinson buried her sister and has still not got over the loss.
MANDEVILLE, Manchester:An INCREASE in locally cultivated Irish potato seeds is the way to improve the quality of the crop as well as the quantity being produced in Jamaica, according to Alvin Murray, general manager of the Christiana Potato Growers Association.
GREENLAND, Hanover:Gem Cunningham-James, a 55-year-old woman of Greenland, Hanover, and her husband are seeking help to raise $500,000 to pay for her open-heart surgery.
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WESTERN BUREAU:With a passion for music and party promotions, Geoffrey McBean is one young man who is not confined to his day job to secure his place as a successful entrepreneur.
WESTERN BUREAU:Eighty-year-old Williston Lloyd Irwin is Bethel Town's elder statesman.
BUNKERS HILL, Trelawny:The Bunkers Hill Church of God of Prophecy in Trelawny last weekend honoured stalwarts for yeoman and long service to the church.
JOHNSON TOWN, Hanover:An 85-year-old pensioner perished in a fire that completely destroyed his one-room board house in Johnson Town, Hanover, on Monday.
MONTEGO BAY, St James:Jamaica's culinary mastery will take centre stage in March in Yardy Cribs Production's cooking show Battle of the Chefs.
Sugars have had a bad reputation for a long time as they have been associated with a number of medical conditions as the saying goes 'sweet in the mouth and bitter in the belly'.