MORANT BAY, St Thomas — Residents of St Thomas are hoping the Government's ambitious US$746-million tourism plan will transform it from the “forgotten parish” and spark a long-awaited rebirth.
Good from misfortune
OCHO RIOS, St Ann — When Patrick Green shared the story of how he escaped extortionists and began a new life, he never expected that it would resonate with so many people.
Tufton OK with MPs grilling MOHW officials
OCHO RIOS, St Ann — Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has taken the intense scrutiny of his team's distribution of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in stride, saying he respects that other elected officials have opted to speak out on what they believe was a breach of...
BOSTON, Portland — The Portland police say they are following strong leads and expect to soon make an arrest in connection with last Thursday's drug bust.More
ST ANN'S BAY, St Ann — The man who was shot dead by police yesterday after he was accused of beheading another was described as a violent individual who was feared by many in this north-eastern town.More
OCHO RIOS, St Ann — With reports that missing St Ann teacher Ruchelle Williams was yesterday seen entering a truck headed to Moneague, the police and her colleagues fanned out across the parish hoping to find her and take her home. But the day ended as it began, with reported...More
OCHO RIOS, St Ann — The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) said it has given permission for an additional 16 craft traders to do business at the Ocho Rios cruise ship pier and the promenade leading to the facility.More
PORT MARIA, St Mary — Although their patience is starting to wear thin, residents in this town are expressing confidence that the Government will deliver on its promise to build a new police facility here in the parish capital.More
PORT MARIA, St Mary — The Ministry of National Security has given assurance that the new police facility being planned for this seaside town will not be downsized, despite major changes to the proposed design.More
OCHO RIOS, St Ann — Minister of Local Government Desmond McKenzie said he is mulling the possibility of providing transportation for firefighters travelling home after long hours on the job, adding that his ministry intends to establish a roll of honour in memory of fallen members...More
BOSTON, Portland — Euval Williams used to have sleepless nights whenever it rained. Not any more. Neighbours and police personnel from his community, aptly named Friendship, got together to replace the leaky roof of the visually impaired senior citizen's...More
OCHO RIOS, St Ann — A young firefighter, Nicholas Nelson, broke down in tears as he recounted the final moments he spent with two colleagues who lost their lives in a motor vehicle crash minutes after they dropped him home and he wished them a safe trip.More