Jamaica Gleaner News
Published: Monday Saturday | February 7, 2009
Jacks Hill fire was worst ever in area
With high flames and thick black smoke which created soot into houses, residents of Jacks Hill in Upper St Andrew are describing a fire that burned all day Thursday into yesterday morning as one of the worst of its kind in nearly 40 years. Read More...St Jago High prepares for CSEC success
Students and teachers at St Jago High School in Spanish Town, St Catherine, are gearing up for this year's Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations in a bid to ensure that they maintain the school's... Read More...Across the nation
KINGSTON: Prime Minister Bruce Golding has criticised Jamaica's education sector for its failure to produce sufficient numbers of high-quality students.Golding likened many schools to conveyor belts mass-producing... Read More...Sir Vivian speaks his mind - Pt 3
This is the conclusion of an interview with legendary West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards, who is currently on tour for the series against England. He is spokesperson for Johnnie Walker's 'Know Your Boundaries Responsible Drinking' campaign. Read More...Illicit gun trade a worrying trend in Caribbean
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): The figures are staggering. About half a billion small arms are in use around the world and nearly half a million people are killed by them annually. Read More...