WHITEHOUSE, Westmoreland:The Ministry of Education has given its commitment to reviewing the operations at the New Hope Primary and Junior High School in Westmoreland with a view to streamlining the institution and preserving...
WESTERN BUREAU:The usefulness of the Access to Information Tribunal is being questioned due to its year-long inactivity, which has resulted in unheard appeals and the public being left with no other option of challenging the decisions not to release...
WESTERN BUREAU:A Lilliput, St James, man who allegedly stabbed his stepson to death during a dispute is booked to return before the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court for a preliminary examination in September.
Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce's first female president Pauline Reid received an elegant send-off from her family and close friends during her funeral service at the St James Parish Church in Montego Bay last Saturday.
Dream Girlz Collections and Tropical Beach have teamed up to create a Mother's Day concert dubbed 'To Mom With Love', slated for May 13. Patrons will get an opportunity to experience an evening of musical excellence and fashion with Marcia Griffiths and Freddie McGregor against the backdrop of the Tropical Beach complex in Montego Bay.
An aquaponics project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development, has been launched at the Belmont Academy. United States Ambassador Pamela Bridgewater visited the school last week to interact with the students involved in the farming technology, which was designed to yield more at a lower cost.
Healing the Children North East, a non-profit organisation based in the United States, is partnering with the Tryall Fund in Sandy Bay and the Kiwanis Club of Hopewell to sponsor a free health clinic for pre-school and primary-aged children in Hanover
Residents of New Market, St Elizabeth, one of the island's most flood-prone areas, still have to depend on the elements for its day-to-day water supply. Completely impassable during heavy rains, the community has never had running water in its pipes.
Twenty students from the Godfrey Stewart High School in Westmoreland have been certified and pinned to mark their achievements in the Centres of Excellence Programme, an ongoing initiative in six high schools across Jamaica.
Most of us know how important it is to get enough sleep and the dangers of inadequate sleep. Most of us also know of someone who seems to sleep like 'it's going out of style'. But did you know that consistently sleeping too much can be bad for your health?
With a monthly budget exceeding J$500,000, and a grant from the Government that only covers the salaries of the staff, volunteerism has been crucial to the operations of the Flanker Peace and Justice Centre.
Six months after a financial institution launched a learning project at the John Rollins Success Primary School in Montego Bay, teachers are reporting improvement among the more than 60 students participating in the programme.
Twenty-four-year-old Sheldon Dryden turned a bone of contention into a growing business venture with custom pottery made out of PVC pipes. S&S Custom Pottery is the brainchild of this young entrepreneur and his girlfriend and co-owner, Shanique Grant.
Weathershield Limited in Hanover is the new owner of Architectural Foam Design (AFD) in Fort Myers, Florida. With this acquisition, Weathershield has become the second-largest manufacturer of architectural foam products in Jamaica.