'Bigger than INDECOM'

A WELL-KNOWN United States civil-rights attorney who is part of the legal team representing the family of Mario Deane is contending that the issues surrounding his death are "bigger than the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM)" and has, therefore, suggested that Jamaican Government step in now and ensure that there is fairness in the probe.

Parents' support overwhelming for opening day of school year

The laughter could not go unnoticed, nor could the tears and curiosity on the faces of parents and students alike as they made their way to various schools in the Corporate Area and St Catherine yesterday.

Noxious fumes rattle Morant Bay

Nauseating fumes still lingered around Rum Store Plaza, Morant Bay, St Thomas, several hours after an explosion that left passers-by and office workers in need of medical attention yesterday.

Chaos and long delays to get Smarter Cards

Fatigued legs from standing in line for hours, dehydration, dizzy spells, absence of enough seats, and delayed trips to the bathroom were the complaints of some commuters who rushed at last minute to get their Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) Smarter Cards on deadline day yesterday.

Autopsy on Mario Deane's body today

Western Bureau:The search for truth in the controversial death of Mario Deane could reach an important juncture today as famed US pathologist, Dr Michael Baden, is slated to examine his body at the Cornwall Regional Hospital morgue this morning.

Have you seen this man?

Karl Grayson has been missing since Wednesday, August 27.

Golden Krust files lawsuit in New York over name

The owners of the popular Golden Krust food chain in New York have filed a lawsuit to stop a rival Jamaican food company

Man accused of Cross Roads robbery in police custody

A man who, along with his crony, reportedly held up and robbed a prominent business place in Cross Roads and then shot a security guard is now in police custody.

Schools urged to destroy mosquito-breeding sites

The Ministry of Health is encouraging administrators to continue efforts to ensure that mosquito-breeding sites are removed from school grounds.Director, emergency, disaster management and special services, Dr Marion Bullock DuCasse, said this should be...

Ditch donkey hair and school your children - Thwaites

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:just a day into the new school year and with complaints about the cost of school books and bus fares coming even before that, Minister of Education Ronald Thwaites is appealing to parents to take education and child welfare more...

I want my family to join me

I am a naturalised United States (US) citizen who has been living in New York for more than five consecutive years.

Canada university dreams

Dear Ms Powell,I am 40 years old and would like to attend university in Canada.

Pan Caribbean Sugar creates scholarship to honour Roger Clarke

Pan Caribbean Sugar Company Limited has set up a scholarship in honour of late Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke.

Bunting going for at least two more terms

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:National Security Minister Peter Bunting, who is also member of parliament for Central Manchester, has no intention of giving up that constituency any time soon. At least not until two more terms.

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