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PSOJ to Extend Assistance to West Kingston

The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) is moving to strengthen relief assistance being extended by several charitable and business entities to residents of West Kingston, affected by last week’s stand-off between the security forces and gunmen. Honorary Secretary of … Continued


Residents of Manchester Labour at 3D Project Site

Residents of Manchester turned out in their numbers on Monday (May 24) to work on the 3D project site in Albion, where a new home is being built for disabled young people in the parish. The community-based rehabilitation service, 3D … Continued


Spanish Town Welcomes Restorative Justice Project

Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Senator Dorothy Lightbourne, has charged residents of Spanish Town to get behind their Restorative and Community Justice Pilot Project, so that the initiative can have a positive and meaningful impact. The project was launched … Continued


JUTC, Brazilians Assess Rehab Bus Arrangement

Representatives of Incavel Omnibus E Pecas, the Brazilian firm which rehabilitated a badly damaged 2002 Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) bus, are currently in Jamaica assessing the performance of the bus, after a 90-day trial period. JUTC’s Managing Director, Mr. … Continued


Three More Senior Judges Appointed

Three more senior judges were appointed to higher offices on Tuesday (April 6) by Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, during a ceremony at King’s House. Sworn in were: His Honour Mr. Justice Patrick Anthony Brooks, as … Continued


Orientation Sessions for Judges in NBCCP Begin Tomorrow

Orientation sessions for about 300 persons, who have volunteered to assist with the judging of the National Best Community Competition and Programme (NBCCP), will begin tomorrow (Wednesday, March 17). Training sessions are being organised by the Social Development Commission (SDC), … Continued


Jamaicans Urged to Celebrate Products of Excellence

Respected international judge Hon. Patrick Robinson has called on Jamaicans to highlight the positives of the country, including its products of excellence. Citing the late Professor Ralston “Rex” Nettleford as among Jamaica’s products of excellence, he also mentioned reggae icon, … Continued


CARICOM Appoints Gender Justice Advocate

Newly appointed, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Advocate for Gender Justice, Dr. Rosina Wiltshire, has called for further strengthening of institutions addressing gender-based violence in the region. Dr. Wiltshire will have oversight for the CARICOM Gender-based violence programme, which seeks to develop … Continued


DRF Gets $34 Million Injection from EU

The work of the Dispute Resolution Foundation (DRF) has been bolstered by a J$34 million injection from the European Union for a project dubbed ‘We Want Justice’. The project, which aims to advance democratic rights, through the promotion of alternative … Continued