Pleas for patience - PM declares economic programme bearing fruits

Proclaiming that Jamaica is now reaping "the sweet fruits of sacrifice", Portia Simpson Miller, president of the governing People's National Party (PNP), yesterday pleaded...

PJ: PNP must hold firm to core values

P.J. Patterson, the former political leader who secured an unprecedented three successive general election victories that kept him at Jamaica House for nearly 14 consecutive years...

Pet fish is big business

FOUR YEARS after The Competitiveness Company launched its Ornamental Fish Farming Project, some 150 young men and women in more than 50 inner-city communities have been trained in various aspects of production and trade.

Many call for justice at Mario Deane funeral

Western Bureau: Jamaica's justice system came under intense scrutiny yesterday during the funeral for Mario Deane, the St James construction worker who died...

Confidence on display at conference of the faithful

THE EXPECTED lethargy from the harsh economic times, frozen wages, unemployment and personal hardships did little to dampen the spirits of those who travelled from communities across the island...

JLP: What of light bills, chik-V, Madam PM?

In an immediate response to Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller's address to the People's National Party's 76th annual conference yesterday, the Opposition has declared there was "nothing" for Jamaica in her presentation.

Agri ministry ensuring high-quality standards for ornamental fish trade

THE LOCAL pet-fish trade, in which small fish usually harvested from streams and rivers were kept in bottles atop furniture in the living room where they served, for the most part, as conversation pieces, has come a long way.

Edufocal does it

It is uncertainty and fiscal fragility that has seemingly characterised 21st Century Jamaica and her people.

JTB, MBCC laud Hospitality Ja awards

Western Bureau: The eyes of the world will be on the Montego Bay Convention Centre, St James, on October 25 when The Gleaner's premier tourism product, Hospitality Jamaica...

Public-sector job cuts stay off the table

Dr Peter Phillips, the finance and planning minister, has dismissed suggestions revolving in the public domain that Government is currently considering plans to wield its axe on the public sector.

Change strategies offered to engineers

Members of the Jamaica Institution of Engineers (JIE) are poised to embrace a series of change strategies articulated during their annual conference...

Entrepreneurs to get lift from PSOJ/Columbus workshop

Entrepreneurs will get an opportunity this week to pick up on policies and other approaches that can help "transform their businesses through technology" ...

Gov't more responsive to external partners - Tufton

Co-executive director of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI) Dr Chris Tufton says the Jamaican Government has been forced to be more responsive to the concerns and demands...

We must transform or remain mediocre - Thwaites

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites says Jamaica has only one choice concerning its education sector: Transform or remain satisfied with mediocrity.

Jamaican attorney for Arthur Guinness summit

On September 16, Arthur Guinness Projects, in partnership with Ashoka, announced the launch of the Makers of More Summit.

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