Finance Minister Peter Phillips, the stern face of the Government's mission to move the country away from financial disaster, accepts that there must be unflinching commitment to the task ahead.
The lotto scam will be high on the agenda when Minister of National Security Peter Bunting and Justice Minister Mark Golding travel to the United States (US) this week.
She had no physical signs of any illness. But as she greeted The Sunday Gleaner team last Tuesday, she launched into rapid chatter which continued for several minutes. She spoke about several topics with consummate ease and knowledge, moving from impeccable English to equally impeccable French, as well as Patois in a short period, before coming to an almost eerie standstill.
Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn is standing by her decision to continue the prosecution of the two men charged with the rape of five women in St James despite DNA samples not matching the two accused.
Despite rigorous checking, the administrators of the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH), have still not been able to prevent the greedy from getting benefits under the programme.
Major players in the financial sector are now crunching the numbers as they try to determine the impact the latest debt exchange will have on their balance sheets.
An international real-estate agent has launched an ambitious scheme to make Jamaica the 'Las Vegas of the Caribbean'. Joel Langer, through his United States-based company, International Investment Auction, has already identified four properties in Jamaica, which he says are perfect for the establishment of casinos.
There is growing speculation that the Government will have to amend the law governing the operation of the National Housing Trust (NHT) to ensure that it can pull $11 billion from the entity each year for the next four years.
Jamaicans are being deported almost weekly from neighbouring Caribbean islands where they have overstayed their time or committed various offences, including murder and rape.
The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has extended the deadline for the submission of proposals to supply 115-megawatts (MW) of renewable energy to the national grid.