Jamaica Gleaner News
Published: Monday Sunday | March 8, 2009
Wanted: young, able men!
JAMAICA has been losing some of its ablest young men in the most productive phase of their life. An average of 667 men between the ages of 25 and 39 are murdered annually, leaving children fatherless, families broken and an economy that needs their input, wanting. Read More...Government vows to continue funding education
THE GOVERNMENT says it remains committed to continue paying tuition fees for the island's students, especially in light of the global economic downturn. Since 2007, Government has been paying full tuition fees for secondary school students. Read More...Spousal abuse a growing concern
THE BATTERING of 21-year-old Barbadian pop star Rihanna, allegedly by her boyfriend, entertainer Chris Brown, has refocused global attention on spousal abuse. Read More...Redundant workers seek counselling - Men devastated
HEAD OF local counselling organisation Family Life Ministries (FLM), Dr Barry Davidson, has disclosed that depression among workers and the demand for counselling services have increased, especially in the wake of the most recent spate of redundancies. Read More...JCC hails Court of Appeal decision
The Jamaica Council of Churches (JCC) is hailing the recent decision by the Court of Appeal to uphold the ruling of the chief justice in the west Portland dual-citizenship case brought against the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) Daryl Vaz by People's National Party's (PNP) Abe Dabdoub, following his election to parliament in 2007. Read More...Party calls for probe into Tsvangirai crash
Prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai's party yesterday called for an investigation into the car crash that injured him and killed his wife, but warned Zimbabweans not to jump to conclusions about the cause. Read More...