Jamaica Gleaner News
Published: Monday Wednesday | March 4, 2009
Drunk with profit - Liquor, cigarette sales thrive as bars lift spirits during hardship
Larkland Gibson looks at ease as he throws back a few at the Higher Level bar on French Street in Spanish Town, St Catherine. He's been here for about two hours, with a handful of friends. The men are all over 40 and admit ... Read More...Nurse new Maroon colonel?
WESTERN BUREAU: The ring for leadership of the Accompong Maroons is becoming more crowded by the minute. The latest entrant is a nurse, an unusual bid for a position with a strong patriarchal heritage. In a release to The Gleaner on Friday, Accompong Town nurse... Read More...Hello Mi Neighbour - Maas Gussie urges Jamaicans to give a helping hand
Hi Neighbour! Ever stopped to think of how we can all be of value to one another? How we can help to ease the anger and hunger of others and enjoy more blessings?You take it from me, Gussie, the more we see the next person as a neighbour to care for... Read More...Proctor case anger
Defence lawyer Tom Tavares-Finson complained Monday that too many applications for adjournments had been made by the Crown in the case of 88-year-old consultant botanist, George Proctor, who is charged with conspiracy to murder his wife.... Read More...Holmwood moves to solve maths problems
With Boys and Girls Championships set to shoot from the blocks in April, Holmwood Technical High will be working hard to maintain its reputation on the track.But acting school principal Edward Hector also has his sights set on new horizons in academics.... Read More...Battle for youth vote in Portland - Obama strategies to come into play
THE YOUTH vote could hold the key to the outcome in the March 23 by-election in West Portland. Nearly 6,000 of the approximately 18,500 persons registered to vote in West Portland are in the age group 18-32. Warren Newby, president of Generation 2000 (G2K)... Read More...Despite ruling, Stern heads to Privy Council
Member of Parliament Michael Stern did not get the green light yesterday from the Court of Appeal to go to the United Kingdom Privy Council to challenge an election petition."Stern will be going to the Privy Council by way of special leave... Read More...TOP OF THE CLASS - Bethany Primary
Since last Tuesday, our newsroom has been flooded with calls from parents and teachers wanting to know how to get their students into the Top of the Class publication next year. Read More...