Illegal horseback riders a nuisance

While some resort owners in Negril have been calling for the curtailing of illegal horseback riding on the beach strip, at least one rider and a former stable owner have proposed solutions which they say would not deprive horsemen of their income.

Ganja supporters apply pressure to lawmakers

Marijuana interests in western Jamaica have ratcheted up pressure on the Government to speed up ganja-law reform in order to sow the seeds of an agricultural revolution that would empower small farmers, boost the domestic economy, and generate foreign exchange through exports.


Sergeant Tai Cameron of the Hanover Fire Department's Emergency Medical Services checks the blood pressure of a community member during the National Centre for Youth Development's empowerment and wellness fair in the Upper Rock Spring community last week

Back-to-school bliss - National Centre for Youth Development stages wellness and empowerment fair

Approximately 200 residents from communities in Hanover and Westmoreland were recent beneficiaries of a back-to-school empowerment and wellness fair staged by the National Centre for Youth Development (NCYD).

Bartlett awards top performers

Top-performing students from the East Central St James constituency were presented with educational scholarships by Member of Parliament Edmund Bartlett recently.

Flow hosts treat for students

Residents of Montego Bay got a special treat on Sunday with the second annual staging of a back-to-school fair by Columbus Communications Jamaica Ltd, the parent company of communications provider, FLOW.

Wise Women's Club aids tertiary students

In this its 10th year of financing tertiary students' education in western Jamaica, The Wise Women's Club of Montego Bay has launched a fundraiser, set for September, to support 10 community-college students.

The enlarged prostate

There is an ongoing debate about whether size matters. Well, for the prostate, it definitely does! This male reproductive organ grows throughout life, paradoxically, much to the dismay of many a man!

Murder accused to get attorney before September 17

The St James man who is accused of the 2012 murder of Norwood resident Rayi Richardson has been given until September 17 to settle his legal representation, following his appearance in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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