Jamaica Gleaner Lead Stories
Published: Monday Wednesday | January 6, 2010
Come to work! - Opposition calls JLP administration 'a government in hiding'
The full slate of the parliamentary Opposition, minus Kern Spencer, showed up at Gordon House yesterday as members sought to turn up the heat on the Bruce Golding administration to resume sittings of the House of Representatives and the Senate... Read More...'We will not be rushed'
The Government has scoffed at demands from the opposition People's National Party (PNP) for Parliament to resume sittings by next week. "We will not be rushed," was the Government's curt response yesterday to the Opposition's call... Read More...Authorities await info on Jamaican ship found with cocaine
WESTERN BUREAU: Up to press time last night, local police could not confirm or deny that a Jamaican ship carrying one tonne of cocaine was seized by Dutch authorities in The Netherlands last week.The drug, with a reputed... Read More...Buju's lawyer confident
Noted United States criminal attorney, David O. Marcus, has expressed confidence that dancehall star Buju Banton will be freed of criminal charges. "We're ready to fight this thing - the government's case has got no soul," Marcus told The Gleaner yesterday... Read More...Police track Muslim cleric's movements
Jamaican police yesterday acknowledged they have been monitoring the movements of radical Muslim cleric, Sheikh Abdullah El-Faisal, who is currently facing deportation from Kenya.Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge... Read More...Ken fights to keep vision alive - Businessman wants multi-sport facility for Portmore
THE LARGE plot of cleared land is in stark contrast to adjoining areas characterised by overgrown vegetation, mostly cassia and macca bush. Six years ago, the area located on the outskirts of Westchester in Portmore was mostly cassia and swamp... Read More...Flight mishaps and settlements
Prominent US-based Jamaican attorney, Carlton Hume has noted that financial settlements between airlines and passengers on international flights that are disrupted can be quite substantial. He disputes the notion that the threshold is US$135,000... Read More...The secret to SMART goal setting
Have you taken the opportunity of a new year to make resolutions or set goals? If so, you need to be smart about it. Almost any personal-development book or basic management course will deal with goal setting. Read More...Pellington's story: the first step to achieving big goals
Shantal Pellington of Seaview Gardens spends much of her time reflecting on her future, and was caught off guard when her own short story about reflection won an award for best short story in Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) English... Read More...