Bob Marley Ensemble Room opened at Alpha Institute
Jamaica Gleaner

A connection forged in earlier years of Jamaican popular music continued on Wednesday, when the Bob Marley Ensemble Room was officially opened at the Alpha Institute, South Camp Road, Kingston. After saying that last year...

Floodwaters down, residents' fury up in Redwood
Jamaica Gleaner

Just over one week after heavy rains left Redwood and surrounding communities in St Catherine cut off from the rest of parish, the floodwaters may have subsided but the fury of the residents has not.They are angry with...

Phillips welcomes new bauxite chapter
Jamaica Gleaner

Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has expressed his delight with the planned full resumption of operations at the JISCO Alpart plant in St Elizabeth by the end of next month.Phillips and Phillip Paulwell, the opposition...

Worries in the (scammer and PNP) camps... worries
Jamaica Observer

Yuh pred yuh bed haad, yuh haffi liddung pan i' haad. — Jamaican proverbTranslation: If you spread your bed hard, you must lie on a hard bed.Explanation: You must accept responsibility for your actions, and whatever...

Photo: KPH donation
Jamaica Observer

The Kingston Public Hospital and Victoria Jubilee Hospital Restoration Trust donated a cheque valued at $260,188.21 to assist with the hospitals' Labour Day projects. From left are: Dr Natalie Whylie, senior medical...

Hungary reveals new ideas to boost birth rate
Jamaica Observer

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister says the Government will reduce mortgages for families with three or more children and build or renovate many nurseries to help boost the country's birth rate.Prime...

Phillips tours Alpart plant
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips yesterday toured the soon-to-be-reopened JISCO Alpart bauxite and alumina plant in St Elizabeth.According to a People's National Party (PNP) release, Phillips...

Correctional officer recruits now subjected to polygraph testing
Jamaica Gleaner

Recruits to the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) are now being subjected to lie detector testing. The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) says the National Security Council was informed that the programme has been...

Gov't to develop guidelines on coastal management and beach restoration
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government is to develop national guidelines on coastal management and beach restoration, along with a coastal risk atlas this year to support and inform decisions with respect to...

Opposition criticises Govt's stance on Venezuelan crisis
Jamaica Observer

THE Opposition yesterday criticised the Government's decision to participate in a consultative meeting of Organization of American States (OAS) foreign ministers to consider the situation in Venezuela on Wednesday in...

Ziadie saddles - winner to stay second at Gulfstream
Jamaica Gleaner

HALLANDALE BEACH, Florida, (CMC):Ralph Ziadie continued to challenge for the trainers' title at Gulfstream Park when he saddled his 13th winner of the season on Thursday.The Jamaica-born trainer moved to just one behind...

Alpart to resume alumina production June 20
Jamaica Observer

NAIN, St Elizabeth – Jamaica's largest alumina refinery Alpart, now owned by Chinese metals giant JISCO,  is to resume processing of bauxite to alumina on June 20, eight years after closing down operations in...

Gov't says it acted to protect environment in Duncan's Bay sand mining
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Office of the Prime Minister says that all protocols were followed regarding a new sand mining operation causing public concern at Duncan's Bay in Trelawny.Residents and other stakeholders are...

Export to our backyard and the pursuit of growth
Jamaica Observer

We are seasoned in poverty and, as old clients of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) the shock effect of debtor's bank is lost on us. To produce and export is gospel for 55 years, but to most it's for somebody else to...

Inside the Event | Alpha celebrates 137 years with dance
Jamaica Gleaner

Although the Alpha Institute offers a range of training options to its students, including landscape and barber programmes, it is especially famed for music. So it is natural that the South Camp Road institution will...

Walter Molano | Argentina on a path to perdition
Jamaica Gleaner

With six months to go until the midterm elections, the ruling Cambiemos coalition is dissolving into its original factions.A loose grouping, whose only common identity was the defeat of the Kirchner-led Frente Para la...

Henry unhappy! - Slams non-selection of Humble Lion players for training camps
Jamaica Gleaner

Humble Lion Football Club's boss Mike Henry has slammed the non-selection of players from his club to national senior men's training camps over the past two weeks.Losing semi-finalists...

Private- and public-sector partnership - A catalyst for crime reduction
Jamaica Gleaner

The Guardsman Group has called for action as they hosted a formal meeting of private- and public-sector stakeholders to discuss critical issues relating to national security. The event, which was attended by Prime...

Sex worker's lament: 'It no really downgrading'
Jamaica Observer

Emily Voss is a devoted mother of five, grandmother to five, daughter of an ailing father, and the sole provider for the household. She has been a sex worker for over 16 years after regaining her independence from a...

Export to our backyard and the pursuit of growth Export to our backyard and the pursuit of growth
Jamaica Observer

We are seasoned in poverty and, as old clients of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) the shock effect of debtor's bank is lost on us. To produce and export is gospel for 55 years, but to most it's for somebody else to...

PHOTO: Auditors in a light moment
Jamaica Observer

Internal auditor at the finance and the public service ministry Melissa Wood (left), in a light conversation with Political and economic affairs officer at the United States Embassy in Jamaica Christian Redmar (centre);...

MPs in the dark about allocation of houses for the poor
Jamaica Observer

SOME Members of Parliament are disgruntled over the way in which the housing component of the Housing Opportunity Prosperity Employment (HOPE) programme is being administered.The MPs, in deliberations at Wedesday's...

JCF to be redefined as protection and service entity
Jamaica Observer

THE Government is to develop a policy framework which will redefine the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) as a protection and service organisation.Prime Minister Andrew Holness said the policy is expected to be in place by...

JET objects to Holness' approval of sand mining near Dolphin Head Beach
Jamaica Observer

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) has opposed the mining of sand near the Dolphin Head Beach in Trelawny, on the grounds of environmental risks and that nesting sea turtles, which are protected...

Phillips wants process to access FFP housing reviewed
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Chairman of the infrastructure and physical development committee of the nation's Parliament Mikael Phillips said he wants the process by which the nation's most vulnerable are selected for Food...

JLP councillor defends FFP on housing quality
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) politician has backed charity organisation Food For The Poor (FFP) on the quality of housing it provides.Councillor for the Chancery Hall Division in North West St...

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