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Jamaica Gleaner News
published: Friday | September 8, 2006

CSEC TOP ACHIEVER: Rohan Wright - Expected to do well
When Rohan Wright of DeCarteret College, Manchester, got his results for the 2006 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations, he was not surprised because he said he had worked hard and was expecting to do well.

Intellectual property to improve media protection
An attorney-at-law specialising in intellectual property rights is encouraging media practitioners to make their inputs in the Copyright Bill, now being drafted. According to Nicole Foga, partner in the firm Foga...


Water restrictions partially lifted - Recent heavy rains increase levels at supply system, says NWC
The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that water restrictions have been eased for areas supplied by the Hermitage/Constant Spring water supply system. According to the NWC, this has been attributed to the recent increase in rainfall.


Marley's 'status' up for debate again
The issue of whether reggae superstar Bob Marley should receive the country's highest honour or be accorded a similar status is back on the public agenda for debate. On Tuesday, publisher and Member of Parliament for Central Clarendon...


Charity begins at home
They say charity begins at home and AIC/NCB Chairman Michael Lee Chin demonstrated it in his parents' home town yesterday with a whopping J$100 million donation to the Northern Caribbean University (NCU), Mandeville.


Brazil's Petrobras to explore Jamaica for oil
Brazilian state oil company Petrobras is considering prospecting for oil off the coast of Jamaica. Phillip Paulwell, Minister of Industry, Technology, Energy and Commerce, told The Gleaner, on returning from Brazil...


On the death of our brothers
Going to the police in area 4 at Central Police Station. I was really at peace. Questions were asked of one of our brothers that were frank and direct about the death of Bro Marco and Bro. Suresh, but not surprising,...


No tap water in half of countryside
Some 50 per cent of households in rural parishes are still without access to water from the state-run National Water Commission (NWC), a recent survey shows. At the same time, 24.5 per cent of households in main towns are without access...


No leads yet in brothers' murder
WESTERN BUREAU: Investigators are still trying to establish the motive behind yesterday's killing of two brothers by gunmen at Salt Spring, St. James. The dead siblings have been identified...




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