'Society of sissies'

AS THE Office of the Children's Advocate (OCA) makes recommendations for the Parliament to include provisions in the Offences Against the Person Act to criminalise cyberbullying, one lawmaker is resisting the proposal saying "we have to be careful we don't use laws to develop a society of sissies".

Not an easy road for Sidia

It hasn't been an easy road for vendor Sidia Brown. But despite losing everything to a fire that destroyed her home on November 8, giving up is not an option, as the mother of four seeks to get for her children a place to rest their heads at night.

Help Nazario Smith, please

A 33-year-old mother of five, Petora Baker, is seeking help for her one-year-old son, who suffers from brain damage.

MOCA nabs exam depot workers on corruption rap

AT LEAST two employees from local motor vehicle depots have been taken into custody by the Major Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Agency (MOCA), as the police continue their investigation into a widespread corruption racket at examination facilities across the island.

West Kgn claims to be submitted to State

THE OFFICE OF THE Public Defender (OPD) has decided to submit, to the attorney general, the first 70 of almost 700 claims seeking to have Government fork out another $100 million to compensate hundreds of west Kingston residents....

Handling of OPM briefing concerns PAJ, Grange

Opposition Spokesperson on Information Olivia Grange yesterday expressed outrage at the recent treatment of media representatives by government functionaries.

UTech's attorney says Foote won't be allowed to access library facilities

The University of Technology (UTech) has indicated that the law student who took it to court last week, claiming he was delisted because he did not pay 80 per cent of the tuition fee within the specified time....

Automated immigration service won't threaten nat'l security

National Security Minister Peter Bunting has given assurance that the introduction of automated immigration kiosks in Jamaica will not put the nation's safety at risk.

Haliborange Ebola Facts - Treatment and best care

Currently, there is no licensed vaccine for the Ebola virus. Several vaccines are being tested and a limited amount is in trial phase, but none are available for clinical use right now.

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