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Published:Wednesday | March 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Senior Resident Magistrate Judith Pusey will today determine which parts of alleged recordings between Rodney Chin and Kern Spencer should be admitted to evidence in the trial of Spencer and co-defendant Coleen Wright...

Published:Wednesday | March 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A number of the Corporate Area's leading hotels reported increases in bookings heading into the start of the 100th staging of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletic Championships at the National Stadium....

Published:Wednesday | March 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Government has scaled back its ambitious plan to add 200 new buses to the fleet of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC).Instead, 103 new buses will be imported starting next month, with three of the buses offering specialised service to members...

Published:Wednesday | March 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Commuters using the state-run bus service provided by the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) will be paying up to 60 per cent more for a ride come April 1. Transport Minister Mike Henry announced the long-anticipated increases...

Published:Wednesday | March 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The United States (US) law firm Manatt, Phelps and Phillips is refusing to be drawn into the local controversy over its possible relationship...

Published:Wednesday | March 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Persons who are not yet registered have just a week to become eligible for the new voters' list. Director of Elections Orette Fisher said while persons are receptive of the registration process to meet the March 31 deadline...

Published:Wednesday | March 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Weeks after a rank-and-file policeman made a public appeal for a closed-circuit television (CCTV) to be installed in the armoury at the Elletson Road Police Station, the national security ministry says work was well under way to put in place such a...

Published:Wednesday | March 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Young scientists from western Jamaica showed off several innovative exhibits during the Western leg of the Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd (JPS) Science & Technology Expo, held recently at the West Jamaica Conference Centre of Seventh-day...

Published:Wednesday | March 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A voluntary group focusing on improving education in the island's schools has painted a worrying picture of the low literacy rate in some rural...

Published:Tuesday | March 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Some 1,600 gallons of water vanished from two tanks at St Andrew Primary School over the weekend, although the Ministry of Education provides the school with round-the-clock watchmen....

Published:Tuesday | March 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THERE ARE indications that the response to an ambitious government-initiated entrepreneurship programme targeting graduates of secondary...

Published:Tuesday | March 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A culture of 'finding a job' and the fear of failure are two of the critical factors that have steered young people away from the various government...

Published:Tuesday | March 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Gleaner's Youthlink Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) seminar series, geared to help secondary-level students with the formula to excel, will roll out today.

Published:Tuesday | March 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Calabar High's Traves Smikle and St Hugh's High's Candecia Bernard could improve on their national junior discus records when competition begins in Champs 100, the centenary celebration...

Published:Tuesday | March 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A leading business-development specialist is calling for the various micro-business finance schemes, particularly those aimed at young people, to be placed under one umbrella....

Published:Tuesday | March 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Lawyers representing reggae superstar Buju Banton have gone to court with a belated attempt to get him released on bail. The lawyers claim that Buju, whose correct name is Mark Myrie, has not been provided...

Published:Tuesday | March 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

TWO WEEKS after Parliament passed a bill establishing the Office of a Special Prosecutor, Contractor General Greg Christie has urged legislators to turn their focus on creating an office of a corruption...

Published:Monday | March 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

TOUGH TALK shattered the sombre mood at the thanksgiving ceremony of slain police Corporal Miguel Cuff as federation chairman, Corporal Raymond Wilson, rallied members of the constabulary to action...

Published:Monday | March 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):United States President Barack Obama and House Democratic leaders struck a last-minute deal Sunday with abortion foes to secure the final few votes needed to remake America's health-care system, writing a climactic chapter...

Published:Monday | March 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: A SPECIAL court of justice and prison to prosecute and punish corrupt high-ranking officials and cops should be set up in Jamaica, a police inspector said yesterday.His damning assessment of leadership...

Published:Monday | March 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

RESIDENTS at the Mustard Seed Communities' children's home in Adelphi, St James, were yesterday treated to food and friendship from the Kiwanis Club of Providence, Montego Bay...

Published:Monday | March 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE JAMAICA Labour Party (JLP) yesterday rallied its supporters to the defence of the Government, arguing that it was under threat from propaganda and orchestrated attempts by people to topple the Golding administration....

Published:Monday | March 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:IT WAS business as usual this past weekend with the strike by British Airways (BA) cabin crew having little or no effect on flights from London Gatwick Airport to Jamaica...

Published:Monday | March 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A POLICE armoured car at the corner of Rose Lane and Drummond Street was the only reminder last Thursday of the gunfight that took place at the Hannah Town-Denham Town border three days earlier....

Published:Monday | March 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:WITH JUST under a month before the winter tourist season ends, Jamaica is experiencing a seven per cent increase in stopover arrivals, Tourism Minister...

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