A call is being made for the synthesisation and updating of building codes across the Caribbean to ensure robust infrastructure that can withstand destruction in the advent of catastrophic natural disasters.
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Chief justice of the Cayman Islands Anthony Smellie says Jamaicans must accept the outcome of the matter being contested in the court by the lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) group, Montego Bay Pride, and the city's Mayor Homer Davis and the St James Municipal Corporation, over the use of […]
CALLS are being renewed for more decisive and strategic actions to be implemented to mitigate the onslaught of climate change in the region and establish resilience against natural disasters, which are being touted as the new normal.
THE Mines and Geology Division of the Ministry of Transport and Mining is set to host a lunch-hour session in honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.The division says it recognises the importance of sensitising staff and other key stakeholders to the seriousness of breast cancer and how it affects women and by extension our families.
That RJR broadcasting talent Dadrian Gordon When Dorraine Samuels shockingly departed the media scene earlier this year, Jamaica was left with a huge void to fill, as Dorraine's voice would resonate across the landscape with a force that was unmatched by any woman on the airwaves.
Jean-Philippe Beyer is not in the least perturbed by a sex imbalance in the top brass of spirits conglomerate, J Wray & Nephew Ltd.For the managing director of the Campari Group affiliate, the fact that eight of 11 members of the company's senior management team are women makes it even more satisfying to savour the […]
Jamaica's quest to achieve 50 per cent of its electricity from renewables by 2030 is set to get a US$60-million boost with the setting up of the first utility-scale floating solar plant in the Caribbean.
The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) is embarking on a national voter identification (ID) card renewal exercise which will encompass all 14 parishes across the island.“We are encouraging all registered voters with ID cards issued 2015 and earlier to visit any EOJ constituency office or voter ID card renewal centre,” said the Director of Elections […]
Former school board chairman, Rev Roy Wickham, has cautioned old boys of Jamaica College who want to see embattled Principal Ruel Reid sacked to proceed with caution as there are delicate procedures to be followed and according to him, the process of separation might not be that easy.
As US President Donald Trump hailed the agreement his administration negotiated with the Turks for northern Syria as "a great day for civilization," the Turks quickly dumped cold water over the White House's euphoria, refusing to even call the deal a ceasefire.
SE Cupp says President Donald Trump's Syria policy is one of the only issues that has prompted swift criticism from the Republican party, and argues it may be the one issue that could put his presidency in danger.
During an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, former CIA Director David Petraeus states that the decision to pull US troops out of Syria would entail an ethnic displacement of the Kurds, and potentially develop into ethnic cleansing.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday strongly condemned the Trump administration's decision to withdraw US troops from northern Syria, calling it a "grave strategic mistake" in a blistering op-ed.
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney faced internal efforts to oust him before House Democrats moved ahead with their impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, multiple sources tell CNN.
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney says he and President Donald Trump never discussed his potential resignation following a defiant press conference last week in which the aide admitted a quid pro quo between the US and Ukraine.