News

  1. Red Stripe shields promotional girls - Policy to protect brand marketers from sex harassment
    Rampant sexual harassment of brand promoters who work in the entertainment industry – the majority of whom are women – has forced at least one company to take a bold step to protect them, and it is seeking industrywide consensus to developing a...
  2. We didn’t fund Reid’s yacht party – ministry
    The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information has reported that it did not organise or fund the yacht party for its since-discarded portfolio minister Ruel Reid. Responding to questions via email last week, the ministry also said that it did not...
  3. Island roots spur army girl - Cadet of Jamaican parents among record 34 black women to graduate from West Point
    WESTERN BUREAU: When young Kate Campbell decided that she wanted to pursue a career in the United States Armed Forces, she wasn’t sure how to break the news to her Jamaica-born parents. Not that she wouldn’t have “their full support”, but Campbell...
  4. Green light for illiterate drivers - ITA petitioned to give licences in customised exam
    Jamaicans who are functionally illiterate could soon have a better chance of securing a driver’s licence, as the Island Traffic Authority (ITA) has been petitioned to modify the examination that is used to measure road-safety knowledge. This...
  5. Chuck blames banks for fraud racket boom
    Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck has called for bankers to provide more foolproof systems to curb the incidence of fraud at financial institutions following suggestions that the justice system is not doing enough to deter white-collar crooks. It...