Annual conference prepares boys for future

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.

World getting too fat, says study

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.

PNP has strong record of performance says Blythe

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.

AJ recants - Nicholson withdraws 'flexi rape' comment, apologises to all women

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."

Outstanding reports stall Mario Deane murder case

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.

RURAL EXPRESS - A mother's cry for help as she fights for her life

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.

RURAL EXPRESS - Manchester clean-up competition launched

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.

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