|Coastguard gets refitted vessel
THE JAMAICA Defence Force (JDF) Coastguard has received a well-needed boost with the donation of a refitted 40-foot Sea Ark Vessel from the United States Embassy's Narcotics Affairs Section.
SECTORAL DEBATE - Parchment lashes former JLP colleagues
NORTH WEST St. Ann MP, Verna Parchment, who only recently crossed the Gordon House floor, held nothing back on Wednesday as she exposed the internal frictions she claimed to have faced while a member of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP).
New Parliament building up for discussion again
THE ISSUE of a new Parlia-ment building was again placed on the public agenda for discussion when Member of Parlia-ment for South Central St. Catherine, Sharon Hay-Webster, lamented the lack of adequate facilities to carry out the nation's business.
Baugh slams hospitals for withholding records because of unpaid fees
DECRYING THE practice by some medical facilities to withhold documents needed to process birth certificates until hospital fees are paid, Opposition Spokesman on Health, Dr. Ken Baugh, has called for the immediate discontinuation...
This incident is terrible, it is evil!
The following are Letters to the Editor commenting on The Gleaner's lead story yesterday in relation to the sexual abuse of a schoolgirl in Kingston. THE EDITOR, Sir: A GIRL is sexually tortured and the ordeal is preserved on tape...
Spanish Town Rotary Club to build multi-purpose centre
THE ROTARY Club of Spanish Town has pledged to build a multi-purpose skills training centre at the Spanish Town Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). Speaking at the club's annual Installation Banquet and Awards Function...
GIFT to transform Jamaican society
AN INTERNATIONAL body, the Global Institute for Transformation (GIFT), is to start doing work in Jamaica. GIFT is a learning institution that is committed to an enlightened global civilisation and which aims to to promote peace, love, prosperity...
Prisoner database up and running
THE OFFENDER Management System (OMS), designed to monitor high-risk and other inmates in the country's penal institutions, is now a reality. The phased implementation of this integrated management information system (IMIS) is set to begin this month...