Jamaica Gleaner News
Published: Monday Sunday | October 18, 2009
Double murder in St Catherine
The St Catherine North police were hit with their second double murder in 24 hours and are baffled by the sudden upsurge of multiple killings in that division. Read More...Posthumous OJ for Wycliffe
IN ANOTHER twenty-four hours, Hazel Bennett, widow of the late broadcast giant Wycliffe Samuel Bennett, will be collecting Jamaica's fourth-highest award, the Order of Jamaica (OJ), in recognition of her husband's achievements just after his final send-off at the Providence Methodist Church on Old Hope Road. Read More...'Ginalship' not stopping corporate giving
DESPITE THE birth-like pangs of the global recession, the local philan-thropic drive is not being stalled by shady requests for assistance. Corporate philanthropists at a Gleaner Editors' Forum at the newspaper's North Street office said that they have put effective systems in place to weed out unscrupulous submissions for cash or kind. Read More...Forgotten history - Memories of the Morant Bay Rebellion
ANOTHER NATIONAL Heroes Day is almost here and so I thought that I would share with the public the contents of a file I came across at the British National Archives last year, a file that has relevance for the commemoration of the tragic events at Morant Bay in 1865. Read More...JN awards Mona School of Business scholar
THE FIRST female to have copped the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) tertiary level scholarship was awarded J$1.2 million and a netbook last week in pursuit of a master's degree in business administration at the Mona School of Business. Read More...