Monthly Archives: September 2017

HPV concern as MOH moves to start vaccine programme in schools 

Some parents from in and around the Corporate Area have expressed mixed views regarding the Ministry of Health’s plan to introduce the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine as part of the routine immunization schedule as of October 2017.

PNP names 27-member shadow Cabinet

LEADER of the People’s National Party (PNP) Dr Peter Phillips yesterday named two non-parliamentarians to his 27-member team of shadow spokespersons and deputies.

Popcaan for Councillor?

NEARLY a month after leading scores of St Thomas residents protesting deplorable road conditions, dancehall deejay Popcaan’s actions appear not to have gone unnoticed.

OJ Simpson to be released from prison Monday

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Disgraced American football star OJ Simpson, whose racially charged 1995 murder trial riveted the nation, is expected to be released from prison as early as Monday after nine years behind bars for armed robbery.

Three men found guilty of illegal possession of firearm, ammo

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) says three men, who were held with 18 firearms and approximately 4,000 rounds of ammunition in July 2013, were today found guilty of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.

Dream denied

Jahime O’Connor loved football.

It was therefore ironic that he was killed while playing the game on a street in his community.