A diplomatic stand-off between Jamaica and Zimbabwe seems to be bubbling following recent comments attributed to the president of the African country, Robert Mugabe, who has been quoted as labelling Jamaican men "drunkards and perennially hooked on marijuana".
It was in February of this year that Latoya Latty graduated from the University of South Florida, with a Master of Arts in early-childhood education, attaining a grade-point average of 3.8.
Shereen Williams did her best yesterday to put on a brave face after a fast-moving fire destroyed everything she had in her Majesty Gardens, St Andrew, home.
A senior United States diplomat has characterised as "pragmatic" the approach adopted by Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips and the Government as they wrestle with a global economy gone awry.
SEASONED POLITICIAN Delroy Chuck says Jamaicans do not vote on issues and the fact that the vast majority of the electorate voted for the People's National Party (PNP) in the last general election should not be viewed as an expression of a desire for the country to abolish appeals to the Privy Council.
The Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) wants Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Minister of National Security Peter Bunting to condemn what it is labelling reported threats against founder of the Mustard Seed Communities Monsignor Gregory Ramkissoon.
Attorney General Patrick Atkinson has downplayed speculation that the recent thrust by the People's National Party (PNP) government to accept the appellate jurisdiction of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is merely a move aimed at appeasing the populace.
Jamaican social entrepreneur Saadiq Rodgers-King will be the guest presenter at the 12th staging of the Jamaica Broilers Group's (JBG) Fair Play Awards luncheon, set for tomorrow at the Terra Nova All Suite Hotel in St Andrew.
There appears to be a belief in diplomatic circles that the region needs to devise strategies to make its borders impervious to the tentacles of increasingly sophisticated hoodlums who are emerging on the global scene.
LEADER OF government business in the House of Representatives, Phillip Paulwell, says he is disappointed with the poor attendance record of some members of parliament at committee meetings.