Jamaica Gleaner Lead Stories
Published: Monday Sunday | April 12, 2009
Health alert! Free care drains public hospitals
ANOTHER LEADING member of the local medical community has warned that the public-health system could collapse under the weight of free health care.Dr Winston Dawes, former president of the Medical Association of Jamaica... Read More...Ministers get big chunk
A SIGNIFICANT portion of taxpayers' dollars will be used to pay parliamentary representatives this year, despite Prime Minister Bruce Golding's signal that he will take a 15 per cent salary cut and other government members of parliament (MP) will take a... Read More...The 'game' - Sweepstakes scam takes root in MoBay ...
WE ARE are in the belly of Montego Bay, Jamaica's tourist capital. Not many visitors come to this area, which is inhabited by the street-savvy who like to party. Read More...'I believe I can fly' Denham Town youth earns pilot licence
IN THE arid interior of Denham Town, one of Jamaica's toughest inner-city communities, lives a young man who, through the sacrifices of his family and his own commitment, has risen high above the poverty to accomplish a... Read More...Genesis of a racket
THE MULTIMILLION-dollar lottery scam that has gripped western Jamaica for more than five years may have started in a little apartment near the upscale community of Coral Gardens in St James.But what began as a top-secret... Read More...Illicit trade 'no secret'
HUNDREDS OF thousands of US dollars are being wired through money transfer agencies on a daily basis to tricksters in the out-of-control lottery scam, better known in the second city as 'the game'. Read More...Illegal transfers difficult to monitor - Eaton
MONITORING THE complex and sometimes overwhelming Montego Bay lottery scam is not a simple task for remittance companies and their agents."You'd have to watch it and try to fathom it out," says attorney-at-law and former secretary of the Jamaica... Read More...