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Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

With food prices soaring on the international scene, the Government and the Opposition have united to insist on the need for Jamaicans to "grow what we eat and eat what we grow".

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The debate about the importation of used tyres, which is now occupying the minds of some Jamaicans, has been ongoing around the world for years.The fact is that countries in North America and Europe have billions of used tyres that they want to get rid...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

GRADE EIGHT students at St Andrew High School yesterday gave up their regular classes to participate in an hour of meaningful and fun-filled activities as part of the national Peace Day celebrations. Resounding cheers ...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

MINERAL HEIGHTS, Clarendon: PEACE, LOVE and unity! Those were the words that echoed from the students of Mineral Heights Primary School in Clarendon, as they observed Peace Day yesterday. The day was held under the theme 'Peace From Start to Finish'....

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

DISCOVERY BAY, St Ann: MORNING SHOWERS in some sections of St Ann on Tuesday provided a cool start to events marking Peace Day 2011 as schools across the parish observed the annual affair.One of the main activities took...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

BUJU BANTON'S lawyer has filed a motion in the United States Middle District Court, Florida division, requesting a new trial for the Jamaican reggae superstar.The attorney, David Oscar Markus, in a motion pursuant to rules 29 and 33 of the federal rules...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

More than 6,000 primary school students who have failed in four attempts to achieve mastery in the Grade Four Literacy Test are to be placed in special classroom settings designed to improve their literacy standards. Education Minister Andrew Holness...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Manatt, Phelps & Phillips saga took yet another mystifying turn yesterday as attorneys grappled with just how to drag the United States law firm into the witness box of the commission of enquiry currently under way to, in part, determine who hired it...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE MINISTRY of Justice yesterday said it was seeking an opinion from Solicitor General Douglas Leys with regard to the powers of arrest of the commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM).The Office...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

INVESTIGATORS ARE in the process of tracking down the person or persons responsible for feeding local police with false information which resulted in a temporary ban on cargo and duty-free items into the United...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

PORT ANTONIO, Portland: THE ERROL Flynn Marina in Port Antonio has been lauded for its pristine beauty by cruise ship officials after European vessel, Saga Pearl II, made its maiden call to that port yesterday.The ship docked...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

MINERAL HEIGHTS, Clarendon: PEACE, LOVE and unity! Those were the words that echoed from the students of Mineral Heights Primary School in Clarendon, as they observed Peace Day yesterday. The day was held under the theme 'Peace From Start to Finish'....

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

DISCOVERY BAY, St Ann: MORNING SHOWERS in some sections of St Ann on Tuesday provided a cool start to events marking Peace Day 2011 as schools across the parish observed the annual affair.One of the main activities took...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

BUJU BANTON'S lawyer has filed a motion in the United States Middle District Court, Florida division, requesting a new trial for the Jamaican reggae superstar.The attorney, David Oscar Markus, in a motion pursuant to rules 29 and 33 of the federal rules...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

More than 6,000 primary school students who have failed in four attempts to achieve mastery in the Grade Four Literacy Test are to be placed in special classroom settings designed to improve their literacy standards. Education Minister Andrew Holness...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Manatt, Phelps & Phillips saga took yet another mystifying turn yesterday as attorneys grappled with just how to drag the United States law firm into the witness box of the commission of enquiry currently under way to, in part, determine who hired it...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE MINISTRY of Justice yesterday said it was seeking an opinion from Solicitor General Douglas Leys with regard to the powers of arrest of the commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM).The Office...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

INVESTIGATORS ARE in the process of tracking down the person or persons responsible for feeding local police with false information which resulted in a temporary ban on cargo and duty-free items into the United...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

PORT ANTONIO, Portland: THE ERROL Flynn Marina in Port Antonio has been lauded for its pristine beauty by cruise ship officials after European vessel, Saga Pearl II, made its maiden call to that port yesterday.The ship docked...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The debate about the importation of used tyres, which is now occupying the minds of some Jamaicans, has been ongoing around the world for years.The fact is that countries in North America and Europe have billions of used tyres that they want to get rid...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

GRADE EIGHT students at St Andrew High School yesterday gave up their regular classes to participate in an hour of meaningful and fun-filled activities as part of the national Peace Day celebrations. Resounding cheers ...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

With food prices soaring on the international scene, the Government and the Opposition have united to insist on the need for Jamaicans to "grow what we eat and eat what we grow".

Published:Tuesday | March 1, 2011 | 12:00 AM

TODAY MARKS the 50th anniversary of Peace Corps' inception as a worldwide organisation. Since 1961, more than 200,000 Americans have served as Peace Corps volunteers in 139 host countries around the world.

Published:Tuesday | March 1, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Lackston Robsinson, the public servant described as the point man on extradition matters in the Solicitor General's office, yesterday told the Manatt-Dudus commission of enquiry that it was his opinion...

Published:Tuesday | March 1, 2011 | 12:00 AM

RESIDENTS of many inner-city communities across the Corporate Area are celebrating the lull in violent crimes in their neighbourhoods and are hoping that the comfort of peace, which has replaced barking guns, will extend its stay....

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