|CARICOM Single Market (CSM) ratified! - Caribbean leaders sign formal document
CARIBBEAN HEADS of government yesterday took the historic step of formally signing the document for implementation of the CARICOM Single Market (CSM), a move towards greater regional unity.
Marketing Counselors is tops!
AT A lavish ceremony, complete with all the trimmings of a regal shindig, Marketing Counselors Limited yesterday walked away with the Gleaner Company's 2005 top billing award for the highest volume of advertisements placed...
Hoping for healing
THE CUBAN Government has stepped in to save the vision of 15-year-old Lenissa Woolcock from Lilliput, St. James. Lenissa is to be flown to Cuba this Saturday for treatment on a large growth over her left eye...
CSM holds serious challenges for unskilled labour - UWI lecturers warn of marginalisation, increase in crime
DR. ORVILLE Taylor, senior lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work at the University of the West Indies (UWI) says the CARICOM Single Market (CSM) can result in impoverishment of unskilled workers....
New PAYE monthly remittance form
THE TAX Administration Department introduces a new PAYE (income tax) monthly remittance form, to be used by employers paying PAYE (income tax) deducted from their employees' salaries and wages, replacing the Remittance Card previously used.
Seaga takes libel case to Privy Council
FORMER OPPOSITION Leader Edward Seaga has been granted leave to appeal to the United Kingdom Privy Council against a Court of Appeal ruling that he should pay retired Deputy Commissioner of Police Leslie Harper damages for slander.
ACP Shand blames sin for crime
OCHO RIOS, St. Ann: ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER of Police in charge of Area Two, Derrick Shand, said Jamaica's serious crime problem was the result of sin affecting the country.
Two-tier school system to come in Jamaica
PRINCIPALS OF some schools in Clarendon and St. Catherine have expressed great concern about the impact the proposed bifurcated or two-tier school system being implemented by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Culture will have...
C&W's new national rate a burden, say customers
WHEN LOCAL telecommunications giant Cable and Wireless' Single National Rate (SNR) took effect last October, it appeared to many as just an attempt at simplifying call rates and dialling patterns.
Davies to establish empowerment project
PEOPLE'S NATIONAL Party (PNP) leadership contender, Dr. Omar Davies, says if elected as the next leader, he will be establishing a Project Empower-ment Programme to help the underprivileged.