THERE WAS an overwhelming response from more than 600 boys from several schools across the island yesterday to the 11th staging of the Errol Rattray Evangelistic Association's (EREA) Annual Boys' Conference.
OBESITY IS now reaching crisis proportions, accounting for approximately five per cent of all global deaths, with an economic impact of approximately US$2 trillion, and it will require immediate and sustainable interventions, stated a new report released yesterday.
Dr Karl Blythe, the man who served as member of parliament (MP) for four terms between 1989 and 2007, said the People's National Party (PNP) has a strong record of performance in Central Westmoreland, dismissing claims that he and his compatriots have failed the constituency.
FOLLOWING THE backlash arising from his 'flexi rape' comment in the Senate three weeks ago, A.J. Nicholson, leader of government business in the Senate, declared in Parliament's Upper Chamber: "I shall not err in this unguarded way ever again - not even under the breath, let alone sotto voce."
Marvin Orr and Adrian Morgan, the two inmates facing murder charges arising from the death of Mario Deane, were ordered to reappear in court on January 16, 2015, as their forensic psychiatric reports were still outstanding when they appeared yesterday in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court.
Two months after the birth of her son, in 2008, Kimberley Anderson was jolted by an acute, crippling pain in the back of her neck. With the onset of an unexplained seizure, she was rushed to the May Pen Hospital.
In an effort to encourage civic pride and foster community development through self-help activities, the constituency of Central Manchester has launched a 'Clean-up & Beautification' competition to be carried out in 19 communities, from the month of November through to mid December.