Jamaica Gleaner News

Published: Monday Sunday | January 17, 2010

Jamaica cares
The tragedy in Haiti has brought out what's best in Jamaica, with official and unofficial relief organisations being swamped with generous gifts from Jamaicans.From the Salvation Army to the Red Cross and the Office of... Read More...

Doctor takes 100 home
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP):It wasn't long after Tuesday's earthquake levelled nearly all of the houses next to Claude Surena's that neighbours started showing up at his doorstep.For years, the 59-year-old paediatrician had treated the sick at his... Read More...

St Catherine PC joins relief efforts
The St Catherine Parish Council has joined those responding to the disaster in Haiti, with a $100,000 donation from the 40 councillors in the parish.Dr Andrew Wheatley, chairman of the council, made the announcement... Read More...

Man charged with two counts of carnal abuse
A motorist who appeared in the Spanish Town Resident Magistrate's Court on charges of carnal abuse had his troubles multiplied when he was told by the resident magistrate that the licence that he presented was fraudulent. Read More...

Where will all the money go?
WASHINGTON, DC (AP):Haiti has received billions of dollars in taxpayer and private aid from the United States and others, yet is so poor that few homes had safe drinking water, sewage disposal or electricity even... Read More...

Struggle to find, bury the dead
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP): Some of the dead in this shattered city line the roads, carefully placed garments shrouding their faces. Others are carried into the hills for quick burials. Hundreds are arrayed in a macabre tangle of limbs outside a morgue, just feet from the grievously wounded. Read More...

Ready, set, go, Investing in your health
If you think your bank balance is not exactly what it ought to be and have began to worry about it to the point of being stressed out, you may be concentrating on the wrong thing at this time in your life. Read More...