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Published:Monday | January 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In Haiti's time of need, the Jamaican Government has opened up its bowels of compassion to its Caribbean neighbour by freeing up its ports and shores to humanitarian assistance heading to Haiti and fleeing Haitians....

Published:Monday | January 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Babies' cries, blood-soaked cotton balls on the ground, big flies, small flies, a heavy and lingering foul stench, bustling doctors, broken limbs, missing limbs with off-white almost yellow stumps, and body odour....

Published:Monday | January 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Prime Minister Bruce Golding will be travelling to the Dominican Republic today at the invitation of that country's president, Leonel Fernandez, to attend a meeting to discuss assistance and coordination efforts for earthquake-devastated Haiti...

Published:Monday | January 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Members of Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) have expressed disappointment with the Office of the Children's Advocate (OCA) 2008/ 2009 annual report, submitted to the joint select committee reviewing reports of parliamentary commissions...

Published:Monday | January 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Deeply religious Haitians see the hand of God in the destruction of biblical proportions visited on their benighted country. The quake, religious leaders said yesterday, is evidence that He wants change. Exactly what change He wants depends on the faith...

Published:Monday | January 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NATIONAL SECURITY Minister Dwight Nelson yesterday said the Government would be seeking to institute draconian anti-gang measures to assist the police in their fight against crime. "I want to warn that we are coming with a piece of legislation to dismantle gangs...

Published:Monday | January 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE BURDEN of a son's death on the heart of a mother is something Gwen Clarke is trying as best as possible to deal with following the untimely death of her son, policeman Metro McFarlane on Saturday. "The family, including...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Two hundred and twenty-six children were placed in juvenile institutions during 2008 for offences including wounding, assault, housebreaking, and illegal possession of firearms.According to the 2008-2009 annual report of the...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

HAITI: A team of Jamaican doctors, along with support staff from the Ministry of Health, landed in Haiti yesterday morning to join medical personnel from around the world in the global rescue mission in the earthquake-wrecked Caribbean country.

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP): Rescuers who heard scratching sounds pulled a security guard from the United Nations headquarters building that collapsed in the Haiti earthquake, "a small miracle" as 36 UN personnel...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jill Lear has decorated bedrooms waiting for the nine-year-old boy and girl she calls her son and daughter even though she hasn't brought them home from Haiti.

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):France's Finance Minister says she has asked creditors of earthquake-ravaged Haiti to speed up plans to cancel its debt.Christine Lagarde says she "made contact with all Paris Club members so we accelerate the cancellation of the government...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Ape): Hundreds of thousands of Haitians are in desperate need of drinking water because of an earthquake-damaged municipal pipeline and truck drivers either unable or unwilling to deliver their cargo."Many drivers are afraid of...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (Ape):President Barack Obama said yesterday that America "stands united" with the Haitian people as he thanked two former presidents for agreeing to help raise billions of dollars to help rebuild the country after this week's devastating...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In the midst of our feelings of heartbreak and sympathy for the people of Haiti, take a moment to consider why the devastation is so great.

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's emergency czar believes reconstructing Haiti will take more than picking up the pieces and putting the devastated country back together again.Ronald Jackson, director general...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: A policeman wept bitterly after realising he had fatally shot one of his colleagues in the busy downtown area of Montego Bay yesterday.

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FALMOUTH, Trelawny: Roylan Barrett, the 71-year-old custos of Tre-lawny, died on Friday from renal failure. He died in Kingston where he was taken for medical care.

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE COURT of Appeal on Thursday reserved its decision in the appeal brought by former Matthews Lane strongman Donald 'Zekes' Phipps after hearing legal arguments that his constitutional rights were breached during his...

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

HEAD OF the Earthquake Unit and research fellow at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Dr Lyndon Brown, has revealed that Jamaica is not connected to the tsunami warning system for the Caribbean.

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Parliament's Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) this week took aim at the Financial Services Commission (FSC) for a proposal the regulatory body made that might affect insurance costs.

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

AS THE Caribbean Community (CARICOM) mobilises regional relief efforts to aid its Haitian neighbours, senior officials from Jamaica echoed fears of not finding any more survivors...

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

IN THE wake of Tuesday's catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, a number of companies, non-governmental organisations and groups, along with individuals, have been making contributions to the relief effort.

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BEGINNING TODAY, commuters will start paying increased fares to travel on public passenger vehicles.

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Geneva (AP):Looters have broken into the United Nations food warehouses in Haiti's crumbled capital, an official said on Friday.

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