Jamaica Gleaner Lead Stories
Published: Monday Wednesday | December 9, 2009
'I deserve respect!' - Former central bank governor breaks silence - Lashes PM, finance minister over dismissal
Former Central bank governor Derick Latibeaudiere has broken his silence over his dismissal, criticising Prime Minister Bruce Golding and Finance Minister Audley Shaw for the manner in which his contract was terminated. In his first extended interview since his October 30... Read More...Let's suspend security of tenure now
After 47 years of Jamaica's Independence, it is more than obvious that we have not done a good job at managing our affairs. Jamaica is badly adrift and is on the verge of becoming a failed or rogue state. Saving our country requires strong ... Read More...A crisis of leadership
Have poor political leaders over the years robbed Jamaica of its chance for economic growth? Have selfish private-sector leaders plundered the country in search of personal gain? Read More...A call to action
Gleaner readers are joining the debate. There is definitely a need for urgent action in critical areas to help transform Jamaica. See whatthey have to say! You, too, can join the debate. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or log on to gleanerblogs.com/calltoaction or fax 922-6223... Read More...Golding will not discuss 'Dudus'
Prime Minister Bruce Golding made it clear yesterday in Parliament that the Government would not go into any details regarding the extradition request for Christopher 'Dudus' Coke.According to the prime minister, both the United States (US) and Jamaica have agreed... Read More...Walker calls for laws against tax cheats
Local importers who attempt to cheat the country out of much-needed revenue could be sent to prison if Customs head Danville Walker has his way. Other private-sector professionals who under-report their earnings to reduce their income tax payments... Read More...Press, Opposition don't have all the facts - PM
PRIME MINISTER Bruce Golding yesterday lumped the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) with the press and accused both groups of taking positions in ignorance.Responding to questions yesterday from Opposition MP Dr Peter Phillips about the slow pace... Read More...Olint assets frozen
LAWYERS REPRESENTING the Olint liquidator have secured a major victory in the Supreme Court.The attorneys obtained an interim freeze order in the Supreme Court on Monday, which will bar Olint's boss David Smith, his wife, Tracey-Ann Smith, and brother,... Read More...