Rejected - Portland stakeholders say no to provisional plan to govern development of the parish

The Portland Parish Development Committee (PDC) has rejected the 2013 Provisional Development Order compiled by the Town and Country Planning Authority.

Dogged determination - A mother's hunt for her daughter's rapist

A dogged search by a determined mother led the police to arrest the man her, teenage daughter claimed raped her, but weak evidence allowed the alleged rapist to walk free.

Standing with Vaz - PNP and JLP support for West Portland MP as hurtful graffiti reappears

Politicians on both sides of the political divide are coming out in support of West Portland Member of Parliament Daryl Vaz, who is again the target of a graffiti campaign linking him to the 1983 murder of a schoolgirl.

In the firing line - New town clerk vows to improve service delivery in Kingston, St Andrew

He started his work with the Ministry of Local Government as a salaries clerk for the fire service. Now 20 years later, Robert Hill is back in the firing line, this time as the administrator of the toughest municipality in the island.

Vision 2050 IT programme kicks off

The Vision 2050 Information Technology (IT) training programme aimed at providing hundreds of financially challenged residents of West Rural St Andrew with the opportunity to learn and develop income-earning skills kicked off last week at the Red Hills Primary School with the registration of the first batch of an estimated 400 participants.

Spirituality and the vegan lifestyle

People calling themselves vegans have spiked sharply in recent years. According to a just-released 'Vegetarianism in America' study, published by Vegetarian Times, "3.2 per cent of United States adults, or 7.3 million people, follow a vegetarian-based diet.

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