Mindless J'cans - Lecturer: Masses exploited by politicians, elite because of critical thinking deficit
Critical thinking is not a common trait among many Jamaicans because the country's leaders, both past and present, have been reaping much rewards from keeping the minds of the people in bondage, University of the West Indies lecturer in the School...

Bunny Wailer to receive membership in Order of Merit today
A total of 171 persons will receive national awards at King's House in St Andrew today.The list of awardees includes musical icon Neville O'Reilly Livingstone, popularly known as 'Bunny Wailer', who is to be conferred with membership in the Order of Merit.Bunny...

Mayor says 'crafty' entertainers not paying amusement fees
Mayor of Kingston, Senator Delroy Williams, says the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) will be moving to collect millions in amusement fees being lost on a monthly basis.Williams, who declared earlier this year that the...

Williams pays tribute to Marjorie Taylor
Mayor of Kingston Delroy Williams has lauded late parliamentarian Marjorie Taylor as someone who dedicated her life to public service."She did so in an honourable way," Williams said yesterday.The People's National Party (PNP) announced that Taylor...

NDM hails Chuck’s call to dismantle political garrisons


Inside the Municipal Corporation | Scott defends handling of finances
Chairman of the St Catherine Municipal Corporation, Norman Scott, has defended the handling of the corporation's finances under his leadership.Speaking at Thursday's monthly meeting of the municipal corporation, Scott attributed a build-up in...

Inside the Municipal Corporation | Meeting overshadowed by election challenge
The monthly meeting of the St Thomas Municipal Corporation was on Thursday overshadowed by the recommencement of the ongoing election petition involving one of its councillors.The case against the election of councillor for the Yallahs division,...

Inside the Municipal Corporation | Councilor urged to get house in order
Port Antonio, Portland:Last Thursday's meeting of the Portland Municipal Corporation was not without controversy as councillors vigorously debated the circumstances that caused a man to set up a makeshift cardboard house under a bridge in Buff Bay....

Bartlett to head global tourism recovery team
St George's, Grenada:Amid efforts to strategise the recovery of Caribbean tourism, a Global Caribbean Tourism Recovery Team (GCTRT) has been named, with Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett leading the charge.The group includes...

Hurricanes destroy region's tourism growth hopes
St George's, Grenada:The Caribbean's hopes of continuing on a growth rate of 5.2 per cent have been shattered with the passage of hurricanes Maria and Irma, which both caused devastation in some 13 islands.Not only were stop-over arrivals doing...