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Published:Friday | March 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A whopping $343-million jackpot is up for grabs tomorrow in Supreme Ventures' Super Lotto game, which has not had a winner nearly seven months after it started....

Published:Friday | March 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The People's National Party's Dr Peter Phillips has scoffed at renewed attempts by Prime Minister Bruce Golding to distance his government from a reported contractual arrangement ...

Published:Friday | March 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

ALL FETES and marches planned for next weekend's Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships have been banned by the police as part of their plan to stem the violence...

Published:Thursday | March 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PERSONS WHO have supplied goods or services to government departments and agencies, and have not been paid, may have to wait a while to get their money. Finance Minister Audley Shaw said yesterday that although allocations...

Published:Thursday | March 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

OPPOSITION SPOKESMAN on Finance Dr Omar Davies yesterday urged Government to get its house in order quickly before borrowing from the central bank becomes a habit.Revisiting the issue of Bank of Jamaica (BOJ)...

Published:Thursday | March 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With one week to go before the tabling of the estimates of expenditure for the 2010-2011 fiscal year, Finance Minister Audley Shaw has indicated that the national budget will be at least $100 billion less...

Published:Thursday | March 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FINANCE MINISTER Audley Shaw is assuring the nation that Jamaica will be able to draw down on a US$100-million disbursement from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), due in the second quarter of 2010...

Published:Thursday | March 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A MULTImillion-dollar contract, around which questions have been raised about the Government's involvement with United States law firm Manatt, Phelps and Phillips, through local attorney Harold Brady...

Published:Thursday | March 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Attorney-at-law Harold Brady took to the airwaves yesterday in an effort to blow away the stormy clouds which have hovered above the Government since allegations surfaced on Tuesday that his offices had contracted...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Kingston Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) has set up a life-coping skills programme to provide hands-on experience for adult persons with disabilities."Many of these individuals are able to demonstrate comprehension by role playing...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

TO SAY Jerico Hanson is a saver does not do justice to the life he has built on a simple philosophy - no matter how little you earn, save something.

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MAY PEN, ClarendonUnder the direction of the Office of The Prime Minister's (OPM) Department of Local Government, the Clarendon leg of the series of parish-visioning symposiums was held recently at the Versalles Hotel, May Pen, Clarendon.With 50...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Funding is being sought to restore several buildings in Emancipation Square, Spanish Town, St Catherine, at a cost of $600 million."We are looking at UNESCO and the European Union to fund the project," said Christopher Powell, secretary manager of the...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland: The enforcement of municipal laws and efforts towards greater traffic management in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland, have been boosted, with six additional municipal police officers...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Government has tacked on $31.5 billion to its Budget for this fiscal year which ends in two weeks. With nine days to go before he presents the 2010-2011 Budget, Finance...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC), in the same vein as the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) and the Jamaica Council of Churches, has called on the Bruce Golding-led Government to send the extradition request for Christopher 'Dudus' Coke...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Still jolted by Monday's gun battle between the police and gunmen, residents of Hannah Town yesterday feverishly sought to distance their community from the clash which claimed the lives of three men. Three policemen were injured....

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With garbage piling up in several communities across the island, the Government has allocated an additional $200 million to dispose of the waste...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Government has increased its financial allocation to regional health authorities, which have been struggling to survive under the pressure of free health care.The health ministry and the Bellevue Hospital have also had their budgets topped...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Autoskills computer software has been improving communication skills in marginalised communities across the island, according to Claire Harri-singh, Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) Foundation special projects manager....

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Less than two days after The Gleaner reported that pressured Commissioner of Corrections June Spence-Jarrett had been transferred from the national security ministry, an interim prison boss has been installed....

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FIREWORKS WENT off liberally in Gordon House yesterday after Opposition member Peter Phillips made a startling revelation concerning an alleged contractual arrangement between the Government and a United Sates law firm, which works through a prominent...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Seven crew members and two passengers aboard a US Airways flight bound for Jamaica were taken to a hospital in North Carolina yesterday after complaints about strong odours kept the jet grounded. Two pilots, five flight...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE GOVERNMENT of Jamaica has put to rest speculations as to whether it would accede to the United States' request for the extradition of Christopher Coke. Prime Minister Bruce Golding identified two reasons for this decision.

Published:Tuesday | March 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Defence Force soldiers use a fence to shield them as they prepare to enter the fray, as police and gunmen locked horns in Hannah Town, west Kingston, yesterday.Inside the firefightInjured cop tells colleagues of his ordealBarefooted and still...

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