Jamaica Gleaner Lead Stories
Published: Monday Sunday | July 5, 2009
Trials, triumphs of a child star - A star is born
MOSES DAVIS' stage name is not the typical Jamaican indication of an outstanding physique. His wiry frame has danced its way into the hearts of millions worldwide, complementing more hit songs than even a double-CD release can compile... Read More...Bring it on!
THEY CALL him Chairman for Life, but there are indications that Robert Pickersgill's 14-year reign as the chief stabiliser of the People's National Party may soon come to an unceremonious end."I don't deal with duppies. Read More...'Lime Tree Lane' fame turns sour
WHEN CHRISTOPHER Daley participated in the Junior Drama Festival for Half-Way Tree Primary and won gold at nine years old in 1988 with The Bigger The Cheaper, he had no idea that it would lead to a change in his very... Read More...Shining child stars
Delroy Wilson released his first single, Emy Lou, in 1961 for record producer, Clement 'Coxsone' Dodd, at the age of thirteen. Read More...Bobby's grip slips - Move to unseat PNP long-time chairman
Concerns are mounting across the divide in the People's National Party (PNP) that long-time chairman, Bobby Pickersgill, is either not suited, or incapable of calming the internal conflicts which have battered the organisation, undermining its system of... Read More...Analysts say...
POLITICAL COMMENTATOR Richard 'Dickie' Crawford believes that the concerns being raised by the party insiders are not unfounded. Read More...Air J cuts will enhance Spirit's no-frills record
WESTERN BUREAU: OBLIVIOUS OF the negotiations surrounding the privatisation of Air Jamaica, Bustamante Industrial Trade Unions' (BITU) president, Kavan Gayle, says the airline's business plan calls for cuts that would... Read More...Government aims to break JPS's monopoly
ENERGY MINISTER James Robertson has signalled that his government wants to dismantle the electricity, distribution and transmission monopoly of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS).In his contribution to the Sectoral Debate in... Read More...Parliament guarantees loan for JUTC
PARLIAMENT ON Tuesday approved the guarantee of a loan facility of $425 million from the Bank of Nova Scotia to the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC). Read More...Get serious! Broaden debate on space expansion for lawyers, medics
THE MOTION brought by Opposition Member of Parliament (MP) Ronald Thwaites for Parliament to facilitate the expansion of certifying facilities for lawyers and medical doctors is long overdue. Read More...We need some atonement - Rhodd
EAST PORTLAND Member of Parliament Dr Donald Rhodd has called for more meaningful national dialogue, as part of a possible menu to solving the country's social ills."We need an honest dialogue with the Jamaican people in respect of how we got to where... Read More...