|The life of a Sandy Bay vendor
Sheena was talking at what seemed like lightning speed to the young man sitting on the tree stump beside her. His eyes were droopy and he looked like he was on the verge of sleep. But Sheena didn't seem to notice or at all care.
Jamaican Bar Association wants input in selection of Chief Justice
The Jamaican Bar Association (JBA) is calling for the Government to request its input and that of other stakeholders in the Justice system in the selection of a new Chief Justice. Chief Justice Lensley Wolfe will be retiring on June 18.
PAHO celebrates No Tobacco Day
The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) marked World No Tobacco Day today by recognising three individuals, four government agencies, and a nongovernmental organisation for their contributions to smoke-free environments in the Americas.
Foundation to 'headucate' House
The Jamaica Foundation for 'headucation' and social change will shortly prepare a paper to be included in a submission to Parliament, based on the outcome of the seminar it hosted recently on 'The Relevance of Marcus Garvey and Reparations in Today's Jamaica...
Displaced girls yearning for their Musgrave Home
Wards of the Musgrave Girls' Home have all been placed at different abodes since fire gutted the establishment last month, said Alison Anderson, chief executive officer of the Child Development Agency. The 40 girls, aged 12 to 18, are being housed at the Maxfield Park Children's Home...
Gunmen rob Rockfort lubricant plant, rape female security guard
Ten armed men robbed the Rockfort, east Kingston office of Cool Petroleum Ltd., formerly Shell Company Limited, on Tuesday morning. A female security guard on duty was also raped by two of the men during the robbery. The incident occurred about 4:30 a.m.
Taylor Hall hosts summer school for nearby youth
Taylorites at the University of the West Indies are reaching for more than free Smirnoff as they extend hands of kindness towards their surrounding communities. Known for their 'hyped' parties - 'Outrage' and 'Final Fete' - and an overabundance of free drinks...
Jamaican-born is mayor in UK
Jamaican-born Councillor Sheik G.L.Thompson is the new Mayor of Haringey in north-east London. Councillor Thompson is a professional jazz musician who has played with some of Britain's most famous groups and toured with his own bands all over the world.