| JLP in a pickle
Party conference cancelled
THE JAMAICA Labour Party (JLP) last night cancelled its annual conference scheduled for this weekend, after a High Court judge refused to overturn an injunction filed by JLP leadership contender Pearnel Charles, to halt tomorrow's...
Trinidad, Ja sign oil pact
PRIME MINISTER P.J. Patter-son last night announced an agreement with Trinidad and Tobago for Jamaica to be supplied with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to reduce its reliance on oil which costs almost US$1 billion to import annually. There is also a push,.
Foreign national pleads not guilty to public mischief
THE CASE of a Surinamese national who claimed he was robbed of more than $1.2 million in Kingston on Wednesday, but was later arrested and charged with creating public mischief, took another twist yesterday when he appeared in the...
Young minds debate crime in Parliament
FROM YOUNG legal minds calling for a modernised justice system, exuberant radicals pushing for the resumption of hanging, and passionate spirituals suggesting a return to God, yesterday's second annual sitting of the National Youth...
Arafat battles for life
CLAMART, France, (Reuters): PALESTINIAN PRESIDENT Yasser Arafat was fighting for his life in a French hospital yesterday after slipping into a coma.