STARTING TODAY, Jamaicans from all walks of life will be engaged in a period of mourning to mark the passing of the late great South African leader Nelson Mandela.
THE RED carpet was rolled out at the Mona Preparatory School in St Andrew yesterday for the winners of this year's staging of the Television Jamaica Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz competition.
FOLLOWING THE passing of Nelson Mandela, the South African high commissioner to Jamaica, Mathu Joyini, has said she was grateful to be in such a wonderful and supportive country as the world mourns the passing of a giant.
PARLIAMENT WILL stage a joint sitting next Friday to pay tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela.
Forty-three-year-old businesswoman Anna-Kaye Ziadie-Lazarus reportedly hanged herself at her home in Jacks Hill, upper St Andrew, on Wednesday. It is reported that her father, Errol Ziadie, found her hanging in a room at the house.
Fourteen-year-old Shanele Emanuel was given a chance to make her dream of becoming a pharmacist a reality when she was accepted to the James and Friends Education Programme.
In response to the increasing economic hardships being faced by many communities in St Thomas, the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Albion has partnered with the community to form the Hope Mission Outreach Foundation. The non-profit organisation was officially launched at a small ceremony on Sunday at Jell Gardens in Albion.
According to a recent poll conducted by the Ministry of Youth and Culture, many of Jamaica's young people believe they are unlikely to experience an improvement in their standard of living anytime soon.