Monthly Archives: February 2019

Woman gets in trouble for taking money she claimed is owed to her after leaving company

A young woman, who was on training at a juice company but returned and stole $11,000 after she quit, told the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court that the money she took was owed to her, after disputing the amount.

New pill can deliver insulin through the stomach

A n MIT-led research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing the injections that people with t ype 2 diabetes have to give themselves every day.

Why the panic over Chinese loans and FDI flows?

In the last decade, Jamaica has borrowed from China to finance badly needed infrastructure and there has been foreign direct investment (FDI) by Chinese companies in the bauxite and sugar industries.

No escape? El Chapo likely off to ‘prison of all prisons’

In the world of corrections, there are inmates who pose security risks, and then there’s “El Chapo.”

Pastor suggests raising age of consent

LOCAL clergyman Kenroy Edwards believes it is time Jamaica changes the age at which an individual may give consent to sexual relations.

Jamaica placed on flu alert

HEALTH Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has put the island on alert for influenza (the “flu”), noting a significant increase in the number of cases of fever and respiratory or flu-like illnesses.