MAY PEN, Clarendon — Farmers in Northern Clarendon are united in their call for a dedicated minister of agriculture following last week's resignation of the former minister Floyd Green. The farmers say the ministry, which is being touted as one of the industries to pull Jamaica out...
St Elizabeth SW constituents respond to MP Green's fall from grace
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Opinions varied, with ambivalence, regret, sympathy, and outrage being dominant themes, as constituents of former Cabinet Minister Floyd Green responded in recent days to his fall from grace.
Concerns about vaccine canvassing and preferences
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Jamaicans are being urged to take the first COVID-19 vaccine that becomes available to them as the country's death toll from the dreadful virus climbed to 1,772 yesterday.
Friday, September 17, 2021
BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — Parish Court Judge Horace Mitchell was yesterday hailed by members of the Bar as fair-minded, even-tempered, and respectful to all.More
Thursday, September 16, 2021
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — There has been mixed views from the leaders of five schools in Manchester and St Elizabeth following the start of another academic year online.More
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
MAY PEN, Clarendon — Councillor Winston Maragh (Jamaica Labour Party, Rocky Point Division) is asking the police to maintain a strong presence in that area following a flare-up of gun violence in the southern section of the parish. His call follows yet another murder in an area...More
Monday, September 13, 2021
MAY PEN, Clarendon — It will cost taxpayers more than $400 million to fix damage done to Clarendon roads by tropical storms Grace and Ida, according to estimaes provided by Acting Chief Engineering Officer Clevon Watson at Thursday's monthly meeting of the Clarendon Municipal...More
Saturday, September 11, 2021
MAY PEN, Clarendon — Increased monitoring of crime hot spots, combined with support from the police force's organised crime unit and the Jamaica Defence Force are being credited with a double-digit percentage decline in serious and violent crimes in Clarendon.More
Friday, September 10, 2021
BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — For many people in St Elizabeth South Western (SW), Ewan Stephenson was thought of more as a friend than a politician seeking their votes.More
Thursday, September 9, 2021
MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Operations at the relocated Mandeville Regional Hospital outpatient department progressed so smoothly yesterday that some patients are hoping that the facility remains at the Mandeville Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church.More
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Motorists eager for the completion of work on the US$188-million May Pen to Williamsfield leg of Highway 2000's east-west corridor will have to wait longer as the project has been extended to January 2023.More