| Clarke new PSOJ head
COUNCIL MEMBERS of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) yesterday elected Chairman and Managing Director of the Gleaner Company, Oliver Clarke, as their new president. Mr. Clarke replaces Citibank country officer, Peter Moses, who did not...
UK may deport drug 'mules'
T HE BRITISH government is considering a proposal to deport some foreign drug smugglers to serve jail sentences in their home countries, in a bid to ease pressure on Britain's prison system. About half of the smugglers are Jamaican women. Home Office...
10-y-o girl takes Portland Spelling Bee finals
TEN-YEAR-OLD JHANEEL Lock-hart of Brandford Preparatory School, Portland, won the parish finals of the Gleaner's Children's Own-sponsored annual Spelling Bee competition when she spelt the word M-A-M-M-O-T-H at the Anglican Church Hall in Port Antonio...
Union-busting case for Privy Council
THE UNION-BUSTING case against United Estates Ltd., one of the largest citrus farms in the island, and its managing director, Mark McConnell, is heading for the United Kingdom Privy Council. On Monday the Court of Appeal will hear an application for...
Japanese firm wins $b water supply contract
CABINET HAS approved the award of a US$13.7 million contract to Nippon Koei from Japan and Montgomery Watson Harza in the United States to provide design and project co nsultation services to the Kingston Metropolitan Area Water Supply System.
Raising issues at the Junior Councillors meeting
WESTMORELAND: THE JUNIOR Councillors of the Westmoreland Parish Council held their monthly meeting at the Anglican Church Hall, Savanna-la-Mar on November 22 as part of the Parish Council's celebration of Local Government Month.
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