Jamaica Gleaner Lead Stories
Published: Monday Sunday | December 20, 2009
EXODUS! Nurses, young professionals look to leave
Between 1999 and 2009, of Jamaicans over the age of 25 with university education, 89,000 remained in the island, while 291,000 migrated Read More...Taxing even the blind - Disabled community outraged and saddened
MEMBERS OF the disabled community are both outraged and saddened by the recent decision by the Government to impose general consumption tax (GCT) on essential items used by persons... Read More...Patty not spared
NOT EVEN the poor man's lunch was spared. Read More...Government has no moral authority to deal with poor - Davies
Dr. Omar Davies, the opposition spokesman on finance, says the Bruce Golding administration lost the "moral authority" to deal with the middle class and the poor when it refused to raise $21.8 billion of additional taxes... Read More...'Tis the season for giving
FIVE DAYS before the traditional December 25 date, children from 70 children's homes across the island were treated to a merry and jolly Christmas at the Digicel Lady Musgrave Park in New Kingston. Read More...Tax package 'devastating'
WAYNE JONES, head of the Jamaica Civil Service Association (JCSA), has accused the Government of not considering the devastating impact the latest $21.8-billion tax package will have on Jamaicans. Read More...Argentina-Chile, the conflict that wasn't
On November 28, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and Michelle Bachelet, the presidents of Argentina and Chile respectively, met in the Vatican, within the framework of a joint visit to the Holy See to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1984 Treaty of... Read More...Crisis of leadership: Weak governance vs empowered criminals
Western Bureau: Montego Bay-based social activist, O. Dave Allen, fears that weak and ineffective leadership by officialdom in western Jamaica could result in the emergence of undesirable leaders. Read More...Taking 'Jamaica by Air'
Breathtaking, magnificent, colourful and amazing are words that can be used to describe Robert Davis' aerial photographs of Jamaica. Read More...Paul Bogle's home a 'site' to see - Stony Gut destroyed by the British after Morant Bay Rebellion
IN SPRING Garden, St Thomas, The Sunday Gleaner sees a sign pointing left, indicating Stony Gut. Read More...Terror, torture and termination
DONOVAN EDWARDS, caretaker at Stony Gut, names Dr Clinton Hutton as his most consistent visitor. Read More...'Son of Thunder' strikes in Duhaney Park
FOR THE past two years, the Reverend Christopher Hutchinson has been the shepherd who has led the congregation at the Duhaney Park New Testament Church of God in St Andrew. Read More...Drug war - the money
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP):Every day, criminals shove proceeds from United States drug sales in their shoes, tape it to their torsos, stash it under dashboards - or just wire it electronically to Mexico. Read More...