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Published:Tuesday | April 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) seems set to call in the police to probe allegations of financial mismanagement in the wake of a recent forensic audit.

Published:Tuesday | April 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Former head of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), Dr Ruth Potopsingh, has challenged the damning findings of a forensic audit that has resulted in her sacking.

Published:Tuesday | April 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE LEADER of the Opposition, Portia Simpson Miller, has demanded that Prime Minister Bruce Golding remove the cloud of mystery associated with the Manatt, Phelps and Phillips controversy when he speaks in the Budget Debate today.

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A PROMINENT local pastor has urged political leaders to garner the will to destroy garrisons and trouble spots in Jamaica.The call came on Saturday from Pastor Glen Samuels, secretary of the West Indies Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists...

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Flooding and road slippages were reported in St Thomas and some hilly areas of St Andrew as an area of active weather dumped more rain over eastern Jamaica yesterday.Up to last night, the Golden Grove main road, near Hordley Crossing, remained flooded,...

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

British sugar producers Tate & Lyle have entered into a US$46-million partial pre-financing agreement over two years with the Jamaican Government in exchange for the supply of 100,000 tonnes of raw sugar annually.

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Though the Reggae Boyz, Jamaica's senior team, did not qualify for the FIFA World Cup finals, some of the island's youngsters will be on show at the premier football competition in South Africa in June.The Jamaicans will be among 288 teens from 21...

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Frustration now hangs over the head of popular nutritionist and Gleaner columnist Heather Little-White, who was robbed of an undisclosed sum of money while conducting business on the weekend....

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

An accused man who has been in custody for almost six years refused to remain silent in court last Friday as he pleaded for his case to be tried.Lance Mathias, 26, of Spanish Town, St Catherine, demanded to know the status...

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Approximately 2,500 residents across 15 communities in southwest St Elizabeth now have potable water running in their taps, breaking more than a decade of chronic supply problems.The relief, which will be even...

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

AMSTERDAM (AP):Volcanic ash has thrown global travel into chaos, but if weather forecasts confirm the skies over Europe are clearing, air traffic over the continent could return to about 50 per cent of normal levels today, the European Union (EU)...

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:SOME BRITISH Airways passengers stranded in Jamaica because of the volcanic ash choking European skies might be forced to remain in the island until May 1 or when seats become available....

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The tried and true maxim of 'hard work, dedication and commitment' was the critical ingredient credited with earning Sadekia Dixon top honours in Shortwood...

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Meteorological Service yesterday issued a flash-flood warning for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Mary, Portland, St Thomas, St Andrew, Kingston and St Catherine as the clouds finally opened after months...

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The illegal sales of alcoholic beverages to minors are moving smoother than the booze being purchased.

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The illegal sales of alcoholic beverages to minors are moving smoother than the booze being purchased.No questions were asked - literally.

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Children's Advocate Mary Clarke has reiterated her call for the revocation of the spirit licences held by bars and clubs that sell liquor to minors.A Sunday Gleaner investigation, staged last week with the aid of...

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOCAL DRUG traffickers have been turning to international courier services in their efforts to smuggle narcotics out of the country.But this has not escaped the attention of law-enforcement officials.According to Les Green...

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Given the epidemic of crime in Jamaica, it is to the surprising, and perverse, good fortune of those in authority that there is no raging public anger over the crisis and louder demands that it be fixed.So, the...

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FOR SEVERAL years, alcohol abuse among minors has been a major problem in Jamaica. The latest national school survey, done in 2006 by the National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA), shows that alcohol remained the most abused substance among students in Jamaica.

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:FLIGHTS FROM Europe into Jamaica were cancelled for the third consecutive day yesterday as Icelandic volcanic ash continued...

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE OFFICE of the Public Defender is facing a staggering backlog of cases numbering in the hundreds.This has been compounded by the increasing number of persons...

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE SAGA involving the Government and United States law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips opened with fireworks in Parliament on March 16, and 33 days later, the blaze continues, with no sign that this docudrama will be played out anytime soon.

Published:Saturday | April 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE DEFENCE in the much publicised Kern Spencer trial should by Monday have in their possession notes recorded by Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn during a meeting she had with star witness Rodney Chin, his lawyers and the police in September 2008.

Published:Saturday | April 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE GOVERNING Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has been labelled a copycat by Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller.While ridiculing the Government's 'New Beginning' campaign during her contribution to the Budget Debate in Parliament Thursday, Simpson Miller said everything the Government boasted of in its campaign was the brainchild of her party.

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