Legal Scoop | Special retirement provisions for constables
Jamaica Gleaner

The Pensions (Public Service) Act 2017 (the act) came into effect on April 1, 2018. It is very important legislation with far-reaching consequences. As such, The Legal Scoop has decided to sensitise readers to the...

Engineers' Angle | Climate change: how does it affect you?
Jamaica Gleaner

Have you ever heard the terms ‘climate change’ and ‘global warming’? Have you ever wondered what these terms really mean and how they affect you? In recent decades, these buzzwords have become very...

Veteran foster parents would do it again and again
Jamaica Gleaner

When newly married Mary Samuels and her husband, Winston, found out they could not have children of their own, the couple opted to become foster parents – a decision they would make again 56 years later if they are...

Editors' Forum | Women still want a ring, study shows
Jamaica Gleaner

Despite cohabiting in decades-long, satisfying relationships, most women are still hoping to get a marriage proposal from their spouses and sealing the deal with a wedding ring, research from the mid-island Northern...

‘No more holdouts’
Jamaica Gleaner

Triumphal in his declaration that all resistance to the Government’s expansive road-widening projects in the Corporate Area has folded, works czar E.G. Hunter is bullish that property values will surge so high as to...

Ready, set for largest ever Sagicor SIGMA 5K run Sunday
Jamaica Gleaner

Organisers of the 21st staging of the Sagicor SIGMA Corporate Run say all is in place for the Caribbean’s largest road race which culminates in New Kingston on Sunday morning.

Caricom's finest hour
Jamaica Observer

The Caribbean Community (C aricom) deserves full marks for the position it has adopted and the actions it has undertaken in response to the regional and international crisis that was precipitated on Wednesday, January 23,...

UTech and economic growth
Jamaica Observer

What role does the University of Technology, Jamaica play in promoting economic growth in Jamaica? What is our mandate, and how do we go about delivering on that mandate? As the University approaches the end of its 60th...

Hooliganism, indiscipline and the Spalding saga
Jamaica Observer

Any nation or group within a nation that has experienced oppression and had to overcome it often feels a need to continue resisting.

Elected officials should not be dual nationals
Jamaica Observer

The law is the law and it is binding on all who dwell or visit within its jurisdiction. The law is particularly binding on those who make the law. As I observed in a previous commentary, “Lawmakers should not be...

Traffic trials
Jamaica Observer

As the many roadwork sites punctuate the flow of vehicles across town and country, columnist Lance Neita takes a journey on the lighter side of things, despite the perturbation and frustrations expressed by motorists who...

Corruption: Stop it now!
Jamaica Observer

My heart finally said enough is enough. — Anonymous 

Putting this country back on its feet
Jamaica Observer

Travelling to Kingston these days from the country can be quite an event. The preparations begin days before when you make the solemn announcement that you are planning a visit or a business trip. Immediately you are...

Show your teeth some love this Valentine's weekend
Jamaica Observer

 Do you love your teeth? We mean, really love them. Do you appreciate all that they do for you? Are you really grateful that you have them, no matter how much trouble they may be giving you now?

US military planes land near Venezuela border with aid
Jamaica Observer

CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The US Air Force began flying tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border on Saturday as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro and back his rival...

Photo: Unruly Taxi
Jamaica Observer

The driver of this taxi could not wait on this truck, so he tried to squeeze through limited space along Water Lane in downtown Kingston last Thursday and ended up damaging his car and scraping the truck. The taxi driver,...

Oestrogen and controlling Type 2 diabetes
Jamaica Observer

The results of a recent Texas A&M University-led study provide insights into the mechanism by which oestrogen can decrease insulin resistance and the production of glucose, reducing incidence of Type 2 diabetes...

New pill can deliver insulin through the stomach
Jamaica Observer

A n MIT-led research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing the injections that people with t ype 2 diabetes have to give themselves every day.

Photo: MEMBERS MINGLE
Jamaica Observer

Business relationship and sales manager at JN Bank, Michelle Hines converses with Leon Thomas (second left), mayor of Portmore, during a recent members mingle hosted by JNBank at Arcadia Gardens in St Catherine. Looking...

Security guard steals woman's phone then demands sex
Jamaica Observer

A security guard, who held up a woman in downtown Kingston with a knife and stole her phone and then tried to blackmail her for sex with videos that he found on the phones, was remanded for sentencing when he appeared in...

Cuba: US military adventure against Venezuela must be stopped
Jamaica Observer

The following is a statement from the government of Cuba regarding the latest situation in the South American country of Venezuela: 

NLS provides art solutions for local artists
Jamaica Observer

What comes to mind when you think of Caribbean art? Perhaps the works of David Pottinger, or Richard Hall, or maybe even the vibrant paintings that are popular among tourists for giving that Caribbean aesthetic —...

Peart confident digitisation will level turf for Mayberry
Jamaica Observer

MAYBERRY Investments Ltd is confident that when it becomes fully digitised, the financial turf will be levelled and the company's fortunes will take an even greater positive leap.Company officials are not saying when...

Keeping the weight OFF!
Jamaica Observer

You knew how important it was to lose the extra weight, you started a programme, did the work, perhaps even exercised regularly and took the weight off. Now slowly but surely the weight has come or is coming back on. Even...

Five sets of twins!
Jamaica Observer

Amid the recent baby-snatching incidents and debate on abortion comes the curious case of Kerry-Ann Anderson — a woman who has given birth to five sets of fraternal twins, four of which she had consecutively.

JUTC begs commuters for sympathy
Jamaica Observer

Commuters now inconvenienced due to inefficency in the State-run bus apparatus will have to wait a while longer as the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) seeks to address issues affecting passengers.

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