Pressure on Portia - Analysts urge rivals not to fear challenge
Political commentators have signalled that it is time that Jamaica's political parties unshackle themselves from the fear of challenging for the leadership of their parties, noting that the constitutions of both organisations have embraced...

Widen CARICOM list of free-moving workers - JEF
Just under a week before Prime Minister Andrew Holness attends his first Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government Conference in Guyana, there is a call for Jamaica to push for quick changes to widen the categories of professionals permitted...

Yearwood pleads not guilty to assault
A St Michael man’s inability to produce an acceptable surety to the District “A” Magistrates’ Court to secure bail, landed him a one-month stay at HMP Dodds today as a remand prisoner. Earlier, Selvin Shawn Yearwood, 37, of Jackman Road, Wavell Avenue, Black Rock, had pleaded not guilty to assaulting Crystal Holder on June 5, […]

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Teacher as guidepost
A teacher is like a guidepost. He or she should guide the students in the proper direction. If the guidepost itself is loose, how can it point to the right direction? So, a teacher should have a steady mind. Only then can he guide the students along the right path. He should impart to the […]

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Throwing shade at City Hall…
  Mayor warns against name-calling on Facebook; Duncan says City Hall is not church There seems to be no closing of the rift between Georgetown’s Mayor Patricia Chase-Green and her Deputy Sherod Duncan with not even the saluting and stoic respect shown to President David Granger translating into any real effort to cooperate. No sooner ...

Two arrested over cocaine find
Two persons are in police custody, assisting with investigations following the discovery of 535 grams of cocaine. According to a police report, at about 17:35h on June 27, police in ‘G’ Division carried out a search at a home at Perseverance Village, Essequibo Coast and found 535 grams of cocaine.  

BE UNITED -President urges City Hall; says no declaration of war against municipalities
By Alva Solomon PRESIDENT David Granger has pledged his Government’s support to the Georgetown Municipality.Welcomed at City Hall by a parade of City Constables held outside the downtown landmark on Regent Street, and escorted into City Hall compound by Georgetown Mayor Patricia Chase-Green, the President’s address to the Council was the first made by a ...