|TOURISM CRUNCH - UN tourism official calls for access to credit for hoteliers
AS THE global financial crisis deepens, business travel and medium-size hotels will feel the greatest pinch, Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Francesco Frangialli, has projected. To prevent a fallout, he has advised governments to provide the tourism sector with credit and warned hoteliers not to lay off employees.
National Housing Trust contributor cries foul - Claims agency's wrongful action wrecked his business
DUDLEY MAITLAND'S livelihood has been wrenched from him, and he believes he is the victim of an act of great injustice.
'Hold strain' - JLP leaders to tell supporters at annual conference
Senior leaders of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) will go into today's 45th annual conference at the National Arena with a message for party members and supporters: "Hold strain."
'Hang them!' say families of slain children
ANGRY, FRUSTRATED parents of slain children want a speedy reimplementation of capital punishment to avenge the death of their children. Capital murders are punished by hanging in Jamaica, but no murderer on death row has been hung since 1988...
JPS taps renewable energy - Work slated to begin on two projects in January
THE JAMAICA Public Service Company (JPS) has decided to use two renewable energy sources for its plant, gradually reducing its dependence on oil for electricity generation.
Corruption scent trails PNP - Analysts urge party to bare all
THE ODOUR of corruption which stained the air around the People's National Party (PNP), while it was in government, has seemingly followed the party into opposition.
New president-elect reaches out to ex-rivals
Presidents typically say they want to be surrounded by strong-willed people who have the courage to disagree with them. President-elect Barack Obama, reaching out to Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republicans, actually might mean it.