Around the Caribbean

New politics needs more soldiers — Dawes

Dr Alfred Dawes says he is determined to have a say in policy, particularly when it comes to the health care of Jamaicans, and is urging like-minded nationalists to join in the fight against the old type of politics which has held the country in its grip for the better part of six decades.

Tufton to launch health-screening programme

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — As the nation's health sector continues to grapple with lifestyle-related diseases affecting a large cross section of the population, the Ministry of Health and Wellness is to launch a programme that is focused on screening. The aim is to provide an avenue for Jamaicans to know their health status so they can pursue early intervention.

Emily’s joy

An 18-year-old member of the deaf community was overcome with joy when she was presented with a much-needed laptop to help her prepare for this year's Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) examinations.


In the wake of another attack on a team from Beryllium Limited at Braeton Parkway on Sunday, commander of the St Catherine South Police, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Christopher Phillips has promised that the division will be adjusting its focus, particularly in relation to the business community.

Teen lifts Rangers over UWI

Six footer Damia Walrond came off the bench in the second quarter to lift the CO Williams Rangers to a remarkable 43-37 netball victory over the UWI Blackbirds when division one action continued at the Netball Stadium on Saturday night.

Generated by Feedzy