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Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

ISRAEL'S AMBASSADOR to Jamaica, Moshe Sermoneta, says he wants the world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, to grace the soil of his homeland.

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

MEMBER OF Parliament (MP) for South West Clarendon, Noel Arscott, has expressed concern about what he says is the recent increase in violent crimes in the constituency.The MP is urging the deployment of more...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

GOVERNMENT SENATOR Dennis Meadows yesterday called for a bipartisan approach to liberalise the energy sector.Meadows, who led the debate on his Private Members Motion to end the monopoly of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS), was also critical of a report...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

TWO POLICEMEN appeared yesterday in the Gun Court and were each granted bail in the sum of $300,000 with sureties.

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDUCATION ministry has taken steps to establish a special high school for disruptive students.Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Audrey Sewell, said the facility was being refurbished and could be ready by...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:PRIME MINISTER Bruce Golding says the private sector should play a greater role in the agricultural sector as the industry begins to acquire a greater appreciation for the role of technology and proper management...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE POLICE inspector who is facing drug-related charges has been granted bail in the sum of $30 million, which has been described as one of the highest bail offers in recent memory.Inspector Dale Isaacs, 38, was granted bail...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Almost every household has at least one television. A lot of time is spent watching the TV by all age groups, as it is used for education, information and entertainment.

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:It is a rare find when one encounters a 21-year-old young man living in Montego Bay, St James, that loves school and is fuelled by his creative passion to conquer each challenge with great humility.

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

STEER TOWN, St Ann:STEER TOWN Academy, one of two schools of excellence on the island, had its first open day on Wednesday with impressive displays in art and craft, home management, creative arts, and other areas.

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

HEAD OF the Criminal Investigation Branch, Assistant Commissioner Ealan Powell, and his team are now busy wrapping up their preliminary investigation before drafting a provisional warrant for the United States to extradite the driver of the BMW X6 implicated in the murder of Kingston College schoolboy, Khajeel Mais.

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Dr Raymond Wright, one of the founders of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), has died.

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:In the community of Hope Village, sandwiched between its larger neighbours, Porus and Williamsfield, three miles to the east of Mandeville, resides Melissa...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Four years after eviction notices were served to vacate properties owned by developer Keith Russell in Kettering near Duncans in...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

ROWLANDSFIELD, St Thomas: Digicel Foundation handed over a Multi-purpose Community Centre to the Rowlandsfield community in St Thomas on Saturday, July 2 .

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Two men arrested at the Coral Cliff Resort in Montego Bay for possession of Greendot Visa debit cards and combined cash of US$710 were offered bail in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court.

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Bureau of Women's Affairs (BWA) in association with the Social Development Commission (SDC) on Tuesday held a Masculinity Training/Workshop at the Falmouth Fire Station.

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

COMMISSIONER OF Customs, Danville Walker, says the police are now trying to determine if a local importer was behind the illegal removal of six barrels from the ports on Thursday.

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: In a bid to enhance the customer experience offered by bar owners and impart lifelong learning skills, the Red Stripe Bartending Academy graduated 160 participants from its programme in western and central Jamaica.

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: A centre of excellence to serve Glendevon and its environs will become a reality by December, six years after member of parliament for North West St James, Dr Horace Chang, mooted the facility to empower unattached youths.

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Mayor of Falmouth, Collin Gager, says the growth of the Trealwny's attraction products and aggressive marketing from stakeholders are essential to maximising...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

SENATORS YESTERDAY depicted the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) as exploitative, burdensome, and extortionist, forcing Leader of Opposition Business Senator A.J. Nicholson to pour oil on troubled waters.

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

SADIE COMRIE has served more than four decades in the education system and, from all indications, she has no plans to give it up any time soon.Comrie, who was nominated by the May Pen Primary School after serving in the system for 44 years, was among...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

PORT ANTONIO, Portland:AFTER DECADES of operating without pension or health insurance benefits, raftsmen who ply their trade along Portland's Rio Grande are being offered a lifeline by the Micro, Small and Medium...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: The students of Refuge Primary School in Trelawny have received gifts of personal chalkboards and special-educational attention from members of the Praying Pelican Missions from Pennsylvania in the United States.

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