Hitched in high school! Teenagers' marriage stuns parliamentary committee

Two high-school students who tied the knot in December last year would have been denied the opportunity to become man and wife if a recommendation from the Office of the Children's Advocate (OCA)...

Haliborange ebola facts - EBOLA SLOWING DOWN IN LIBERIA

The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday reported that there has been a decline in the spread of the Ebola virus in Liberia, one of three West African countries hardest hit by the deadly outbreak, considered one of the worst global health emergencies in modern times.

Yendi seeks full custody of daughter

Media personality Yendi Phillipps has filed for full custody of her daughter with dancehall entertainer, Chino, whose real name is Daniel McGregor.

Vere remembers teachers, student who died from chikungunya complications

VERE, Clarendon: Overwhelming support continued to pour in for the Vere Technical High School family yesterday, as they remembered and celebrated the lives of two teachers and a student who died two weeks ago.

UDC to clear Forum Beach today

The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) yesterday warned the occupiers of the Forum Beach in Portmore, St Catherine, to move all their belongings and temporary structures from the property by midnight last night.

China Harbour grooms 22 summer interns

Twenty-two students gained an opportunity for summer internship at China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Americas Division.

Economist urges IMF deal revamp

Economist Ralston Hyman is raising concern about the stability of Jamaica's extended fund facility with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), arguing that the Government should push to have the primary-surplus target lowered.

New court date for seven cops on corruption rap

WESTERN BUREAU: The case against seven policemen, who reportedly accepted money from a St James businessman in exchange for not prosecuting him on ganja charges, was yesterday deferred to December 3, to give the prosecution time to review documents in the case.

Chik-V here to stay

With predictions that the outbreak of the chikungunya (chik-V) virus is yet to peak, experts are increasing their urgent warning for governments to strengthen vector controls, as well as for individuals to play their part to stem the spread of the virus and protect themselves from infection.

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