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- No vengeance after electionDr Peter Phillips is going into the People's National Party (PNP) presidential election confident that he will beat the challenge mounted by Peter Bunting.But after September 7 when the party's almost 3,000 delegates make their choice, the victor will have a bit of a task suturing the deep wounds inflicted on the 81-year-old party by […]
- Applications open for 2020-2021 Chevening ScholarshipsApplications are being accepted from Jamaicans interested in studying in the United Kingdom (UK) through the 2020-2021 Chevening Scholarships.The application period opened on August 5 and will close on November 5, 2019. Applications should be submitted via www.chevening.org/apply.
- Trump names Jamaica among four Caribbean drug transit or producing nationsWASHINGTON (CMC) – The United States has named four Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries as major drug transit or illicit drug producing countries.President Donald Trump in his “Presidential Determination on Major Drug Transit or Major Illicit Drug Producing Countries for Fiscal Year 2020,” named The Bahamas, Belize, Haiti and Jamaica.
- No 'Jess-tering'Since 1980 the People's National Party (PNP) has put up eight candidates against the Jamaica Labour Party's Mike Henry in the Clarendon Central constituency in general elections, and he has devoured them all.But this time, 31-year-old attorney-at-law Zuleika Jess believes she is the proverbial David with the sling and the stone to slay this political […]
- Sunday Brew — Aug 25, 2019Public relations vaccine cannot fix health sector, Dr TuftonHealth and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is batting on a bouncy pitch.
- Clarendon parents grateful for uniform assistanceScores of parents, relatives, and guardians made sure they turned up at the Donald Sangster Community Centre in Summerfield, North Central Clarendon last week to benefit from donations of school uniforms for children of the constituency of veteran Member of Parliament (MP) Pearnel Charles.
- THE WORST FIRE EVERFLAGAMAN, St Elizabeth — Melon and onion farmer Martin Parchment struggled to describe his horror as the fire rushed towards him from the east.“When I see the fire first it look far but then the breeze tek it an' it shoot like a rocket,” said Parchment, waving his arms about for emphasis.
- Three-year-old killed in traffic accidentMANDEVILLE, Manchester — Police say they are investigating the death of a three-year-old boy after he was hit by a car in the community of Greenvale on the outskirts of the parish capital on Friday.The victim has been identified as Oshay Morris.Reports are that at about 3:30 pm the child ran onto the roadway and […]
- Want good wellness results?YOUR 'wellness probabilities' are the only real measure of how your wellness efforts will pay off. But before you can fully appreciate this reality, you must understand what probability is.Think of probability as a measurement of how likely an event is to occur. If you never go to the south pole, are you likely to […]
- Culture and concerns about mining in Bunkers HillBack to roots is the journey you'll take when in Bunkers Hill, Trelawny. And on a day such as Emancipation Day, this community immerses itself even deeper into its carefully preserved cultural practices, as they throwback to a time of slavery, through dance and song.