Sun | Aug 18, 2019

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Peter Christie, case worker with ‘A New Path’ project operating in Jamaica

For the last five years, guidance counsellor Peter Christie has helped to transform the lives of more than 200 juvenile offenders, and like a proud father, he now gets to watch them make a positive impact on their families and communities....

With the start of the new school year just weeks away, two sisters, who mother a total of nine school aged children, are at their wits end as to how they will foot the cost of sending them back to school. Thirty-five-year-old Sophia Blake and...
Wentworth Charles, chairman of the South East Regional Health Authority

Vigilant nurses at the busy Spanish Town Hospital in St Catherine recently accosted a man who posed as a doctor for over a week in the accident and emergency (A...

WESTERN BUREAU: One of the island’s most respected breast cancer experts says Montego Bay’s Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) is equal to any First-World facility in treating the dreaded disease. Dr Delroy Fray, clinical coordinator at the CRH, is...

Director of the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) Delano Seiveright has expressed satisfaction with Jamaica’s progress in developing its medical marijuana industry despite challenges such as a lack of regulatory framework governing export. Local...

Four local institutions of learning and training have latched on to the opportunity of being able to teach their students Chinese Mandarin, when they signed a memorandum of understanding with the government and people of China on Thursday at the...

Western Bureau: The Hanover Health Department yesterday staged a major march in Lucea as part of its public-education drive to highlight the importance of vector control and its benefits to the parish. The staff were joined by members of the public...

Amnesty Int'l welcomes murder charge against cops Amnesty International has welcomed the laying of charges against six policemen over the murders of three men more than six years ago. Sergeant Simroy Mott, Corporal Donovan Fullerton, Constables...

Human-rights group American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) yesterday filed a new lawsuit on behalf of three Jamaican fishermen challenging the constitutionality of the law used to convict them in the United States in October 2017. Their contention...

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP): United States President Donald Trump has nominated a Jamaican law professor who previously worked as a prosecutor, defence attorney and journalist to fill the longest federal judiciary vacancy. Trump nominated Richard...
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