Jamaica on high alert ... As Ebola reaches the US

Jamaica is now on high alert following reports that the deadly Ebola virus has reached the Western world.

Lobbyists in high spirits over ganja reform

LORD ANTHONY Gifford has hailed the passage of a bill to expunge the criminal records of persons convicted of certain...

Cabinet approves changes to ganja law

Accepting that aspects of the Dangerous Drugs Act prohibit Jamaica from enjoying the economic benefits of medical marijuana...

McIntosh defends action in breach of public sector law

UNREPENTANT AND seemingly refusing to be shackled by the law, the usually soft-spoken Alvin McIntosh, permanent secretary...

JCSA president says pension reform slow pace worrisome

O'Neil Grant, president of the Jamaica Civil Service Association (JCSA), said members are worried about the pace of pension...

'Public servant is not a normal creature' Grant says'young age' pension benefit justified

With current pension arrangements making it possible for a person to receive state pension at a young age, the proposed reform...

Shauna Taylor takes St Thomas Bee

Morant Bay, St Thomas: In a parish where Middleton Primary has dominated for two years in a row, the title was snatched by...

Nickolai Roberts cops Portland

Port Antonio, Portland: After a tough morning of going up against 22 students from all over the parish of Portland, Nickolai...

Tablets to boost learning at Haile Selassie High

THE STRESS of photocopying books and poor Internet access will be a thing of the past at the Haile Selassie High School in...

Gov't to merge 200 basic schools with infant departments

AS THE Government continues its reform of the early-childhood sector, the Ministry of Education has targeted more than 200 basic...

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