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Five things to do this weekend

Party For A Cause Help raise funds for former Reggae Boy Luton Shelton at Good Fridays #DoItForLuton at The Serengeti at Hope Zoo, tonight. Admission: free before 10 p.m., $1,000 after. Donations taken at the gate. Soca Wuk up at Hard Wine at Mas Cam...

5 Questions with Naomi Cowan

Reggae singer Naomi Cowan refuses to limit herself with just one aspiration. As she pushes the pedal to advance her music career, she totes around other fundamental aspects of her life philanthropy, her faith and making her parents, reggae supe...

St George's, Garvey Maceo set for cagey contest

If their forms this season are anything to go by, today's ISSA Champions Cup match between St George's College and Garvey Maceo High School could head for penalties as both teams have been defensively sound. Garvey Maceo, who were knocked out o...

Caribbean makes significant strides in HIV reduction

Dr Bernadette Theodore-Gandi believes that while the Caribbean has made significant strides in reducing the number of new HIV infections, more has to be done to improve access to treatment, as well as ensure that special attention is paid to vulne...

Wallace wants tougher punishments for health law breaches

Lennox Wallace, chief public health inspector for St James, says stricter punishments are needed for persons who breach the parish's health laws, including illegal waste disposal and unsafe food handling. Wallace said that while the St James Health...

Chuck: Difficult finding middle ground on abortion, buggery laws

Justice minister Delroy Chuck has pointed to serious difficulties in finding a middle ground on the controversial issues of abortion and the buggery law. There are ongoing debates in various circles on the two issues, with arguments being presented...

Sinclair fires back at Bunting

Government Senator Charles Sinclair is accusing former National Security Minister Peter Bunting of frequently resorting to "name calling" when dealing with issues affecting the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA). Sinclair was responding to a Gle...

Haunted by nightmares - Children exposed to violence and sexual abuse not sleeping, says specialist

Nightmares are common occurrences among Jamaican children who experience acts of violence or regular sexual abuse, Dr Elizabeth Ward, chairman of the Violence Prevention Alliance, has said. Examining the latest police data on the number of children...

‘I was going to die trying’ - Maternal instinct drives woman inspector to save family from three gunmen

It was maternal instinct more than anything else that spurred Woman Inspector Allison Grant-Johnson into action on the night of September 26, 2017, when the piercing screams of her daughter alerted her to three gunmen who invaded her home at aroun...

Home at last! - Peter Tosh's son leaves hospital after one and a half years

The family of the late reggae great Peter Tosh has much to celebrate this month. Apart from it being the birthday of the family patriarch, last Thursday, the family welcomed home his youngest son who had been in the hospital for one and a half yea...