Jamaica Gleaner News
Published: Monday Friday | August 28, 2009
Road repairs will be visible soon - Shaw - Road Maintenance Fund gets boost from increase in fuel tax revenue
Minister of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw says that Jamaicans should soon start seeing repairs to their roads financed from the special consumption tax (SCT) on fuel introduced in April. Speaking Wednesday at the weekly post-Cabinet briefing at Jamaica House... Read More...'Textbook delivery off track'
The Ministry of Education is behind schedule with the delivery and distribution of approved textbooks for the new academic year, but expects the exercise to be completed by the end of October. Olive Maragh, assistant chief education officer in the Media... Read More...Drewsland residents reach for their dreams
Jermaine Gibbs has a dream to become a one-of-a-kind entrepreneur. His plan is to combine his love of art with the training he recently received in cabinetmaking and construction through the Citizen Security and Justice Programme's (CSJP) HEART Trust/NTA Operation Frie... Read More...Obistan students urged to believe in themselves
Lady Allen, wife of Governor General Sir Patrick Allen, has challenged young students to believe in themselves and focus on achieving, as they prepare to become "leaders of tomorrow". She was speaking during a recently held graduation ceremony ... Read More...Bolt wear selling like crazy
The following story was published in The Star on TuesdayUsain Bolt may have stopped running for the past few days, but his latest performances are having significant impact on the local economy, especially for one company that manufactures leisure... Read More...