| Housing relief for Portland Cottage
THE CONTRACT for the reconstruction of houses ravaged by Hurricane Ivan in Portland Cottage, Clarendon, estimated to cost $200 million, will be signed this month, Danville Walker, head of the Office of National Reconstruction (ONR), told The Gleaner.
Tsunami relief distribution threatened by disease fears
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP): THE MASSIVE relief effort for millions driven from their homes by Asia's tsunami disaster, bogged down in distribution bottlenecks, as the threat of rampant disease in refugee camps emerged yesterday as a leading fear among
Two appointed to the Judicial Commission
Staff Reporter THE JUDICIAL Services Commission has made two new appointments to the judiciary.
Two more vehicles taken from Rio Cobre
TRAFFIC BACKED up in the Bog Walk gorge in St. Catherine yesterday while divers worked feverishly to remove the two remaining vehicles that were washed into the Rio Cobre by flood waters on Thursday.
'Operation Kingfish good move'
OPERATION KINGFISH, launched in the last quarter of 2004 as part of government's drive to fight crime and violence, has been hailed by business interests as a good initiative which has reaped results.