Audrey Phillips was standing in a long line of women and children waiting to see loved ones incarcerated at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre on Thursday, where the Lay Magistrates of Jamaica, Kingston Chapter, had organised a Family Day for inmates for the festive season.
Jamaicans will have to wait a while longer to find out how much the two political parties reportedly spent on the April 4 by-election in Portland Eastern and what was the source of the money despite allegations of vote-buying and an orgy of spending in the contest.
“I felt threatened.” That's how a 20-year-old citizen, who asked not to be named, described his recent encounter with soldiers whom he said accosted him behind the gate of his St Andrew home.The young man, who said he was speaking with his neighbour on a Thursday night when the incident occurred, said he feels his […]
Jamaican students have joined over 180 countries for the Hour of Code workshops through the Seprod and CB Facey Foundations and Halls of Learning.The Hour of Code is a global learning event that takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week celebrated from December 9 to 15.
AN exhibition depicting the relationship between the Caribbean Community (Caricom) and Cuba, is on display in the main lobby of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, 21 Dominica Drive in New Kingston.
Twenty-three-year-old Toni-Ann Singh stepped into the history books by becoming the fourth Jamaican to be crowned Miss World.The psychology and women's studies major, who swept the title from over 100 representatives at the annual pageant held in London yesterday, follows in the footsteps of Carole Joan Crawford in 1963; Cindy Breakespeare in 1976; and Lisa […]
Residents of Trelawny are now benefiting from major infrastructural work done on the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) network in the parish, the company has said.Since the start of the year, 71 poles have been replaced while 639 poles have been rehabilitated. The company has also changed out 912 pieces of equipment and installed 197 lightning […]
A curfew has been imposed in sections of Mountain View, Kingston 3, the Jamaica Constabulary Force has said. The curfew began at 6:00 pm on Friday, December 13, and will remain in effect until 6:00 pm today, Sunday, December 15.The boundaries of the curfew are:NORTH: Along Bunny View Avenue from Mountain View Primary School to […]
CHRISTMAS is the time of cheer. For most people it is the most wonderful time of the year.While the time may be filled with joy and festivities, it can also be extremely stressful.Stress during Christmas can range from: