US-Cuba embrace

It's been long in coming but it has finally happened.

New US policy approach to Cuba

The United States will work with Cuba on matters of mutual concern and advance US national interests, such as migration, counternarcotics, environmental protection, and trafficking in persons, among other issues.Adjusting US regulations to more...

US travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism

NEW YORK (AP):Cuba was once a haven for sun-seeking American tourists. Beautiful beaches, lively casinos and late-night dancing made it the perfect getaway, only an hour's flight from Miami.

JGRA boss: Oil price decline bringing satisfactory prices to pump

Jamaican motorists are enjoying the benefits of a continuing slide in the price of oil on the world market, as reflected in the ex-refinery prices set by the state-owned refinery, Petrojam, over the past six weeks.

St Ann cop, sister get life for taxi man's murder

WESTERN BUREAU:A St Ann policeman and his sister, who were convicted of the 2012 murder of taxi operator Delroy Frame, were sentenced to life imprisonment in the St James Circuit Court yesterday.

Bolt excites, inspires fans

"Oh my God," exclaimed 83-year-old humanitarian and retired doctor, Anne Passmore-Rowe.

New NHT board in April

Information Minister, Sandrea Falconer, has announced that a new board for the National Housing Trust (NHT) will be appointed when the current board's tenure ends in April 2015.

Jamaica becomes Nigeria's regional e-passport centre

In what has been dubbed a landmark move, the Nigerian government has set in motion plans to establish Jamaica as its e-passport centre for the region.

Defendants on prostitution charges have bails extended

WESTERN BUREAU:Embattled attorney Lennox Gayle and several co-defendants who were arrested following allegations that the attorney was benefiting from the earnings of prostitutes, had their bails extended when they appeared in court yesterday.

Poor leadership, outdated laws hurting inmates

A COMBINATION of outdated legislation and poor leadership at some of the island's adult correctional centres is contributing to the denial of basic human rights to persons incarcerated to the extent that it is now a matter of grave concern for the...

Junior Tucker gets new life with 'Free To Dream'

JUNIOR TUCKER has been 'to hell and back' in his life.

Rescind it, now!

THE NEGRIL Chamber of Commerce has said it is shocked and disappointed at the approval granted for two offshore breakwaters to be built in the Long Bay area in Negril, Westmoreland.

Caribbean Passion delivers surprise holiday ham treat

Christmas arrived a little early for thousands of commuters in the Kingston Metropolitan Area, as they received an unexpected treat from local ham producer, Caribbean Passion.

Children celebrate Christmas in style

In the spirit of the holiday season, Rainforest Seafoods, National Bakery and CB Foods partnered to host their annual Christmas treat for children on Saturday, December 13

Thank you, teachers

Several persons attended the Manchester-based Bellefield High School appreciation and recognition banquet held in honour of 12 teachers who have retired, at The Verandah in Clarendon, recently.

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