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MONTEGO BAY, St James - Maroons living in the community of Accompong Town, St. Elizabeth will soon have their own radio station.
"That was quite terrible, to realise that people you met a few weeks ago, who were happy, helping you with this fight, have now died because of what they were treating," Switala, a South African who works for Doctors Without Borders, told The Associated Press in a telephone interview from Sierra Leone.
A woman was Monday slapped with a 12-month prison sentence and ordered to pay a fine of $20,000 for attempting to export ganja.
MONTEGO BAY, St James - Jamaica won the Caribbean Football Union Cup last night after outscoring Trinidad and Tobago 4-3 on penalties in front of a vociferous crowd at the Montego Bay Sports Complex.
A book chronicling the 40 years since the establishment of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) will be launched during a ceremony on December 2 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston.
Q: My aunt in New York is coming to visit our family for Christmas. She just became a US citizen and has her naturalisation certificate. What documents does she need to come to Jamaica now that she's a US citizen? Can she travel just with her naturalisation certificate? Is there a limitation as to how long she can stay outside of the US without losing her citizenship?
GARY CHAMBERS, a deputy superintendent of police, was yesterday accused by the defence of lying and being evasive when he took the witness stand in the perverting the course of justice case against clergyman Al Miller.
The United States Embassy recently marked the 239th Anniversary of the US Marine Corps with the Corps' Annual Birthday Ball at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston. Chargé d'Affaires at the embassy, Elizabeth Lee Martinez and her husband Don Pohlman welcomed the evening's guests, who included former commissioner of police, Hardley Lewin; commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations, Terrence Williams; deputy police chief, James Golding; commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade, Errol Mowatt; and members of the diplomatic corps. US military attendees included special guest Colonel John Poast, deputy commander of special operations - Command South; Colonel Brian Harris, defence attaché in Kingston; and Marine detachment commander Staff Sergeant Roland Hyacinthe.
Manager for renewable energy and energy efficiency at the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), Dr Peter Ruddock, said the company is continuing its research to extract biodiesel from plants, so as to reduce the importation of fuel.
FOUR umbrella church groups have welcomed Monday's resignation of two members of the National Housing Trust (NHT) board over the Outameni affair, while charging that purchasing the Trelawny-based attraction "is immoral" and shows "poor stewardship of the resources of our people".
In the questions, which he tabled in the House of Representatives in the absence of Simpson Miller from the sitting, Holness asked:
I saw where you are having a special seminar regarding the Federal Skilled Worker Programme (FSW). I am interested in the programme and would like to find out if there are any disadvantages in applying so late. Would it be too late if I started at the end of November?
NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) - The Grand Bahamas Human Rights Association (GBHRA) has described as "illegal, immoral" the new immigration policy of the Bahamas Government, saying it is "designed to strike fear into the Haitian-Bahamian population".
No one could have expected that an entity so nobly tasked would have found itself just over 50 years of that Independence so mired in controversy, in company with, of all things, the National Housing Trust (NHT), another bedrock of Jamaican genius and poor people’s hope for affordable shelter.
Forty-one-year-old Otis Allen pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault occasioning bodily harm.
Ramotar, who took office in late 2011 in the former British colony bordering Venezuela, moved last week to suspend the 65-seat National Assembly, which the opposition parties control by one vote.
Frederica Chamber-Robb was busted when she attempted to board a flight at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston recently.
The unnamed child is in hospital under guard in Cali, western Colombia, after the failed attempt to smuggle the drugs -- hidden in the capsules -- to Europe.
In a news release Tuesday afternoon, the JUTC said it would be writing to the JLP regarding settlement of the repair bill.