Jamaica Gleaner News
Published: Monday Sunday | July 5, 2009
Walker tackles don-controlled businesses
CUSTOMS BOSS Danville Walker has declared that tackling and taking down don-controlled, quasi legitimate businesses is a major imperative of his administration. Read More...Hilary Phillips appointed judge
PROMINENT QUEEN'S Counsel Hilary Phillips has been appointed a judge of the Court of Appeal. She will be sworn in on July 20 at King's House. Read More...SPECIAL APPEAL
The Blood Bank is appealing for donors, particularly persons with O+ blood. Many critically ill patients are waiting for this particular type. Read More...Find the root! Reform the early childhood system now
The present debate on education in Jamaica is a case of déjà vu. I am bemused to note that nearly all the participants in the argument continue to focus on symptoms rather than getting to the root cause of the present dilemma. Read More...A teacher's reward
The following is an excerpt from the heads of agreement concluded between the Ministries of Finance and the Public Service, and Education on the one hand, and the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA), representing teachers in the government service... Read More...Tests for birth defects now possible in Jamaica
SCIENTISTS AT one of the region's premier genetic laboratories have made huge leaps for the Caribbean in the area of diagnostics, which could provide hundreds of women with life-altering information about their babies long... Read More...The coup in Honduras: Can Obama's promising start in the Americas be sustained?
The military coup against President Manuel Zelaya in Honduras provides an early test of the Obama administration's commitment to the new United States approach in the Americas, committed to multilateralism and cooperation with Latin American partners. Read More...'Jamaica's water resources adequate'
THE ISLAND'S water is rated as Class One, or among the highest quality in the world, and there is enough to serve the needs of the population, says managing director of the Water Resources Authority (WRA), Basil Fernandez."Our water quality is very good. Read More...Ja committed to good governance - Shaw
MINISTER OF Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw has reiterated Jamaica's commitment to improvements that will not only ensure better governance, but will enhance Jamaica's ability to access cheaper funds from the Inter-national Financial... Read More...