Legal aid council trying to resolve fee dispute with lawyers
Jamaica Gleaner

The Legal Aid Council says it is trying to resolve a dispute with private lawyers over their fees for the provision of services.  Yesterday, The Gleaner/Power 106 News Centre reported that lawyers were threatening to...

More data-driven decisions needed in schools - education adviser
Jamaica Gleaner

 Radley Reid, a senior adviser to the education minister says more schools need to be using data as the basis to inform classroom instruction so that they can improve academic performances.  He told The...

Pope to priests: You can forgive abortions ... for a while
Jamaica Gleaner

Pope Francis says Roman Catholic priests will be allowed to forgive women who have had abortions, and doctors who carry out the procedure. However, the measure is just a temporary one for the coming Jubilee Year, which...

MPs to begin debate on state of Jamaica's constituencies today
Jamaica Gleaner

Parliamentarians will this afternoon begin debating the state of Jamaica's constituencies when the House of Representatives resumes sittings from its summer break.  The House is expected to meet at two o'clock. North...

NWC to fix broken Clarendon main after two years
Jamaica Gleaner

The National Water Commission (NWC) says it will be fixing a broken main in Denbigh, Clarendon, from which water has been going to waste for the past two years.  Audrey Lewis, a resident Evans Street in Denbigh brought...

Paradise Plates to feature over 30 top chefs and beverage purveyors
Nassau Guardian

Scheduled for Saturday, October 3 from 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. at the Atlantis Grand Ballroom, Paradise Plates showcases a lavish array of gourmet food prepared by chefs from Nassau’s premier restaurants and the...

Two new attorneys at Gibson law firm, St. Maarten
Today SXM

  Attorneys Adarsh Sewgobind and Caroline van Hees at the offfices of Gibson and Associates. Photo Today / Milton Pieters St. Maarten – On Friday morning, Adarsh Sewgobind and Caroline van Hees, were sworn in...

More than just weed
Today SXM

  A worker removes bags of Sargassum from the shoreline of Great Bay. Photo Today / Milton Pieters St. Maarten – The invasion of Sargassum, seaweed on beaches on St Maarten and the surrounding islands is a...

Minister Hassink’s mission impossible in The Hague: “I do not think I will get the instruction off the table”
Today SXM

  THE HAGUE – Finance Minister Martin Hassink was in The Hague this week, because next week the Kingdom Council of Ministers threatens to impose an instruction on the country in its meeting of September 4, Pieter...

Tumble Tots Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary
Bernews

30 years ago, Anne Hines and Christine DeSilva, both having worked in education for over 40 years, recognized a need. The two of them founded the...

Alex Hindson Joins Argo As Chief Risk Officer
Bernews

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products today announced that Alex...

Man Pleads “Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity”
Bernews

In this morning’s [Sept 1] Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments Session, 27-year-old Shirwin Smith faced a charge of wounding. Asked to plead to the...

Pope tells priests to pardon women who have abortions
Jamaica Observer

VATICAN CITY, Holy See (AFP) – Pope Francis on Tuesday called on priests to pardon women who have abortions, and the doctors who perform them, during the upcoming Jubilee year – overruling hardline...

Bahamas Gov't pleased with new Moody’s ratings
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – The Bahamas Government says it welcomes the decision by the US-based Moody’s Investor Services to uphold the investment grade credit rating and the stable rating outlook given to the...

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RECENT COMMENTS
DAAS co-founder passes on
Greta Clarke Smith: Great man, wonderful friend

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bernard george (guest): their address has changed ; is status any different; ie do they have a licence and are they operating

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Davis (guest): Is the the Jamaica Constubilary Force Infiltrated by Criminals??? Wives, Children, Girlfriends, Mother, do you know how your Police relatives come by the nice cars and house and money that you are...

Clarificaton, 4 April 2013
Barbara dougla-pond (guest): Further. Under no circumstances was Judy responsible for Loren calling her mother. She had nothing what so ever to do with that. Jurina would have never asked you to put that lying shit on the...

Methodist Training Centre Opened In Orange Hill, St. Ann Montego Bay
m.E Smith (guest): I am so happy about the opening of the Academic school of learning and developing of marketable skills. Orange Hill you have all waited more than donkey for this !! I would love to help out at the...

Guyanese man dies in vehicular accident in Fish Bay, Tortola
Jackie Ramperaud (guest): I think he was coming back from work

HEALING HERBS: More curious about jamoons
Shanell Watkinon-Peterso (guest): I enjoyed reading this article. We in the Caribbean have much fruits an vegetables which we should be thankful for.

Anil Roberts for Sports Ministry
anil dewan (guest): 7074092286