State of Emergency in St Catherine North

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness a short while ago announced that a State of Public Emergency has been declared for St Catherine North.This, he said, will last initially for 14 days. Read more


Friends shocked at Jamaican's death in Miami bridge accident

FRIENDS of Navaro Brown, the Jamaican who died in a freak accident in Miami, Florida, last week Thursday, expressed their condolences and shock at his untimely demise on social media yesterday. Read More

Cecil Smith Jr's spirited ride to achieving glorious results
CECIL Smith Jr is on the brink of making the quantum leap into the corporate ballpark, though that was furthest from his mind 20 years ago.... Read More

Phillips hails late artist Gene Pearson
Leader of the Opposition and People's National Party President Dr Peter Phillips is saddened by the death of well-acclaimed Jamaican artist, Gene Pearson.... Read More

Tufton reduces Cornwall Regional spend from $800-m to $480-m
MOUNT SALEM, St James — Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has disclosed that the g overnment has spent $480 million to date on addressing issues at Cornwall Regional Hospital in St James.... Read More

Angry father accused of killing mentally challenged man with concrete block

TANESHA MUNDLE | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

A man who reportedly used a concrete block to hit a mentally challenged man in his head, killing him, after claiming he was defending his son, was further remanded when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court last week. Read More

Debunking food and diet myths

By Fitz-George Rattray | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

 MORE and more, people are going insane with food myths, twisting their diets, health and minds with unnecessary and sometimes risky restrictions and ridiculous indulgences. Read More

Photo: Heart rate monitoring

Sunday, March, 18 2018    

A patron (on bicycle) at the University of Technology, Jamaica's Research, Technology and Innovation Day, held at the university's Papine Campus last Thursday, tries out the spinning bicycle on display at the Faculty of Science and Sport booth while student Shenir Hosten (centre) performs a... Read More


Sunday, March, 18 2018    

Following on the heels of an almost completed $30-million renovation to the Paediatric Ward at the St Ann's Bay Hospital, the Issa Trust Foundation has made a further $7-million donation of medical equipment and supplies to the hospital, including four ventilators. Shown providing training to... Read More


Sunday, March, 18 2018    

Retired Director of Human Resource at Cari-Med Group Sonia Stewart-Gordon blushes as the accolades are showered on her during an appreciation dinner held in her honour at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. (Photo at right) Chairman of Cari-Med Group Glen Christian and wife Marva (right) present a... Read More

Teen could face High Court after burning old man with hot water

with Tanesha Mundle | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

A teenager, who poured hot water an elderly man after they got into a dispute when the elder said he missed money from his home, was further remanded after pleading guilty. Read More

Woman steals money from wheelchair-bound lover

with Tanesha Mundle | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

A young woman who stole US$250 and $15,000 from a man whom she claimed is her lover, is to return to court tomorrow to repay him his money. Read More

Bus driver accused of trying to mow down police sergeant

with Tanesha Mundle | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

An unlicensed bus driver, who reportedly disobeyed a police sergeant's signal to stop and almost hit the sergeant off his bike, is scheduled to return to court in April. Read More

Donovan White is new KC Old Boys president

Sunday, March, 18 2018    

Newly appointed director of tourism at Jamaica Tourist Board, Donovan White has been elected president of the Kingston College Old Boys' Association.White replaces Dr Patrick Dallas, who remains a director. Read More


Sunday, March, 18 2018    

Sonia Stewart-Gordon is escorted into the room by General Manager, Cari-Med Group, Dennis Grant, and to the greetings of her former colleagues of Cari-Med Group Ltd, during an Appreciation Dinner at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel Friday night. Read More

Some of those dangerous encounters

KARL GOODISON | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

JAMAICANS are familiar with the sight of guns, what with the high crime situation and the need for the security forces to arm themselves. There are, however, not many who actually “face the line of fire”. I will relate a few incidents in which I was... Read More


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