The prevailing drought conditions have spurred the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to make what it characterised as temporary adjustments to its expectations of Jamaica's performance, even as it signalled that the country is well set to pass its fifth consecutive IMF test, since it hammered out the latest Extended Fund Facility.
The transport ministry has cut the proposed increase in bus fares for senior citizens who travel on Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) buses, following a meeting with stakeholders yesterday.
PORT MARIA, St Mary:OVER THE last five decades, muralist and painter Howard 'Ras Ibrak' McDonald has honed his skills to become one of Jamaica's most prolific Rastafarian artists.
After filling an opening in what is ordinarily limited theatre space in Jamaica, the hilarious musical revue Laff It Off was prevented from having a longer run because of that very same limitation - the availability of theatre space.
Jack Parr was the first host of the groundbreaking, late-night television programme known as 'The Tonight Show' later made even more popular by Johnny Carson and Jay Leno.
THE EDITOR, Sir:I've noticed that, in Jamaica, there's typically one main news story that gets heavy rotation among newsrooms for a lifespan of two weeks.
WESTERN BUREAU:St James parish councillor Suzette Brown was on Sunday re-elected unopposed as chairman of the Montego Bay South Division, which falls within the Central St James constituency.