After close to a week of silence, the Ministry of Health has finally spoken about the anorexic control systems and lax security measures at two of Jamaica's hospitals that left the confidential medical history of patients open to public access.
International televangelist Paul Lewis has been allowed to return home to the United States until the scheduled September 10 start of his trial on a charge of perversion of justice.
Sinclair's Ceramics, Peace-is of Bianca, Irie Rock and Kristina Broderick Jewellery were among the nine women-owned businesses from the Commonwealth that benefited from full sponsorship from the Commonwealth Secretariat to participate in the Spring Fair International in the United Kingdom in February.
If the Government accepts the Private Sector Working Group's (PSWG) proposal to change the tax regime on alcoholic beverages, local consumers could see increases in the price of some products while the tourism industry could face a rise in the price it pays for imported liquor.
Minister of Education Ronald Thwaites has disclosed that he is moving with dispatch to diffuse a potentially explosive situation emerging from lingering suspicion that test papers for this year's Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) had been leaked.
The Nathan Ebanks Foundation (NEF), a local non-profit organisation that supports persons with disabilities, recently hosted its Sixth Annual Special Needs Conference Expo in a bid to educate teachers, medical professionals and caregivers about programmes, products and services designed to improve the lives of physically and mentally challenged individuals.
Like most major scandals, the 'flag foul-up fiasco', which evolved out of the recent swearing-in ceremony for Montego Bay's new mayor, Glendon Harris, has been chockfull of intrigue, denials, half-truths, lies and maybe even fall guys.
When a musician plays a violin long enough, the instrument is imprinted with its owner's way of making sound. If someone else picks it up, they learn to play it in a way that honours its history.