Scores of babies are being placed at risk daily at unregulated day-care centres and nurseries which lack the necessary facilities to keep the children safe.
Jamaica's largest dump, which is operated by the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) in Riverton City, St Andrew, has been existing illegally.
More and more moneymaking racehorses are being abandoned and left to die by their owners once they are no longer able to compete on raceday.
THE MUCH touted Plea Bargaining legislation, passed in 2005 to help local prosecutors go after leading crime bosses while reducing the time taken to complete some cases, is proving to be less than successful.
Buoyed by the United States (US) acknowledgement of its efforts to rid the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) of corrupt cops, the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) has moved to clarify claims that half the number of police officers who voluntarily took lie-detector tests in the first eight months of 2013 failed.
Jamaica's marine research and development will mark the start of a significant chapter today with the official opening of the Alligator Head Marine Laboratory in San San, Portland.