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Published:Monday | November 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

What can be done to lower crime in St Thomas? We need employment to control people's minds so they don't stray. Poor people need to be addressed and helped.

Published:Monday | November 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Deirdre-Ann Donaldson laments her joblessness over the slam of dominoes in the rural St Thomas community of Old Pera. Donaldson, 20, originally intended to go straight on to Excelsior Community College to study tourism...

Published:Monday | November 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

IT IS A community nestled in the hills of St Thomas with multiple directional signs that read 'Sunny Hill' and 'Sunning Hill'.While the double names may cause confusion for some, one thing was certain...

Published:Monday | November 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Newly elected deputy leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), Dr Christopher Tufton, has promised to unite party supporters in western Jamaica after tensions came to a boil in yesterday's victory over incumbent chairman of Area Council...

Published:Monday | November 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Burmese expatriates in Jamaica want recently released pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to continue her political agenda to free Myanmar from military dictatorship. Suu Kyi was freed on Saturday...

Published:Monday | November 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

IT WAS just before noon and Rudolph Bailey stood on the shore in Leith Hall, St Thomas, his fingers expertly weaving a fishing net strung up between two trees like a hammock that swayed in the breeze....

Published:Monday | November 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican gospel music broad-caster Arnold Kelly is the recipient of the President's Award in the 2010 Caribbean Gospel Music Marlin Awards. He was recognised for his contribution to the development...

Published:Monday | November 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

We are normally wary whenever public officials argue for the relaxation of rules to facilitate the award of contracts. Anti-corruption czars have noted this to be the first sign of people attempting to beat the system.

Published:Monday | November 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding has assured Washington that his government will make legislative changes to prevent a repeat of the bloody melodrama surrounding the extradition of Jamaican Christopher 'Dudus' Coke, alleged by the United States...

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

AS A measure to expose parliamentarians who might be dabbling in corruption, Jamaica's leading anti-corruption crusaders are urging legislators to...

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PRIME MINISTER Bruce Golding said yesterday that his administration was moving to give the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) constitutional backing.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE OUTCOME of Dr Christopher Tufton's big gamble on what many believe is a bright political future will be known today when he squares off with another political veteran, Dr Horace Chang, and...

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE BANK of Jamaica (BOJ) will shortly be reporting to the Government on a number of bank charges which have attracted a great deal of condemnation from members of the public following the findings of a recent Consumer Affairs...

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE controversy-plagued FINSAC Commission of Enquiry will resume on Wednesday.A Ministry of Finance public notice, published yesterday, said the commission of enquiry should get under way at The Pegasus hotel in New Kingston at 9:30 a.m.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SOME MEMBERS of parliament (MPs) have given the thumbs-down to a proposal to make their financial status public.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Parliament (Integrity of Members) Act, passed in 1973, requires parliamentarians to declare their assets, liabilities and income on an annual basis but it does not allow the people who elected them to have access to these declarations.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WHILE the media in Jamaica are barred from reporting on the financial declarations filed by parliamentarians under the ambit of the Parliament (Integrity of Members) Act, their counterparts in the United States have open access to the information by their elected officials.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE ANNUAL Dr Ena Thomas Memorial Symposium, which takes place on November 19 and 21 at the The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, will focus on some special aspects of pulmonology - diseases of the lung and respiratory systems.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE PRESS Association of Jamaica (PAJ) and the Media Association Jamaica (MAJ) have joined forces to look at the survival of media houses and journalists in this troubling economic climate.

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Capital & Credit Financial Group (CCFG) has recorded a 31 per cent increase in net profit after tax of approximately $124 million for the third quarter ending September 30.

Published:Saturday | November 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Olympic and World 100-metre champion Shelly-Ann Fraser was a big hit on Thursday as she teamed up with one of her major sponsors, GraceKennedy, to tour five primary schools across the Corporate Area and St Catherine.

Published:Saturday | November 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Four months ago, Marjorie Henry went home to find her house ransacked, and her refrigerator, stove, dresser, and VCR missing. However, these items were not taken by thieves, but by representatives of a lending agency from which she had borrowed $20,000 to help with her school fees.

Published:Saturday | November 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PORT ANTONIO, Portland: MAYOR OF Port Antonio Floyd Patterson was on Thursday accused of hiring three secretaries for his office and paying them with public funds.

Published:Saturday | November 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

State agencies including the Ministry of Labour were up to late yesterday still awaiting the outcome of investigations into the incident which left two men dead at a construction site on Barbican Road in upper St Andrew on Thursday.Kirk Vernon, better...

Published:Saturday | November 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

You know the Yuletide season is near when you hear the bells and see the kettles. The Salvation Army launched its Christmas Kettle Appeal for 2010 yesterday at the Scotiabank Centre in downtown Kingston. It is the ninth year the bank has partnered with the organisation.

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