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Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine:The old capital is expected to get a facelift for the Yuletide season, as the St Catherine Parish Council and the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) embark on a massive clean-up drive tomorrow.Speaking on...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Liquor company J. Wray & Nephew yesterday said the Government should revisit the increase in tax that has been announced for alcoholic beverages, a move it says may not result in the collection of much-needed revenue...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

New transportation arrangements for public-passenger vehicles operating in downtown Kingston are to take effect come mid-January, 2011. The arrangements, which form part of the Government's redevelopment programme for downtown Kingston...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) has called for sweeping changes to electoral laws to expand its powers. In a report which was tabled Tuesday in the House of Representatives, the commission proposed that...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MALVERN, St Elizabeth: The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) records and documentation system, as well as sports records systems, at Munro College in St Elizabeth, suffered a serious blow yesterday morning after the building which housed the staffroom...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: WHILE Cuba is prepared for the significant climate change that is set to adversely impact the Caribbean, other countries in the region are said to be lagging behind in their preparation efforts....

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

More sellers and store owners will be participating in this year's massive shopping extravaganza 'Christmas in the City ...Downtown Comes Alive', which was launched yesterday as part of a plan to get more people to shop in the area over the holiday season.

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

An off-duty policeman came to the rescue of a boy, who appeared to be no more than eight years old.The child was observed being punished by his mother Wednesday afternoon on Sutton Street in downtown Kingston.

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It was a full auditorium of excited students, teachers and parents at the Mona Preparatory on Thursday morning as the school celebrated its victory in the Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz. Its team comprising captain Jason Salmon, Daniel Jennings...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Rohan Williams, a garage owner in Montego Bay, will be sentenced on January 31 for having a fake driver's licence.The decision was made by Resident Magistrate Sandra Wong-Small when Williams appeared...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Several health workers were on Tuesday recognised by the Southern Regional Health Authority for their long and dedicated service to the health sector.Chief executive officer (CEO) of the Mandeville Regional Hospital, Alwyn Miller,...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: United States ambassador to Jamaica, Pamela Bridgewater, is urging the island's stakeholders to tap into this lucrative and culturally rich heritage tourism market."It's a market that's untapped...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jermaine FrancisGleaner WriterMOCHO, Clarendon:RESIDENTS OF Mocho and Chapelton want the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) to immediately repair dysfunctional street lights in their communities."The lights are not working, and the ones that do work...

Published:Thursday | December 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Walking quickly along the corridors of Kingston's Bustamante Hospital for Children, Emma Scanlan could easily be mistaken for a resident doctor.

Published:Thursday | December 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PROSECUTORS in the Kern Spencer corruption trial are now considering their next move, following the refusal of Senior Resident Magistrate Judith Pusey to recuse herself from the case. At the same time, Spencer's attorneys will have to continue their fight...

Published:Thursday | December 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

INFLUENTIAL figures in the private sector and the clergy have come out in support of the proposal by Prime Minister Bruce Golding for a two-term limit for persons occupying the Office of the Prime Minister.Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller on...

Published:Thursday | December 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

An aerospace education fund has been set up to provide assistance for Jamaicans interested in pursuing studies in that and related fields.The initial start-up of the $15-million revolving fund will take the format of a student loan at an interest rate...

Published:Thursday | December 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:A medical mission from Florida will this weekend deliver free medical services to residents of East Central St James.Additionally, thousands of children from the constituency will be hosted at their...

Published:Thursday | December 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE BAKERY on the grounds of Kingston's historic Devon House is to reopen today, operated by the fast-food company Mother's Patties, in what for Mother's will be an extension of its product range.Carlysle Hudson, Mother's managing...

Published:Thursday | December 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

What's your view on the Government's ideafor a two-term limit for prime ministers?Lynden Pearson, banker, 34I feel it can work.

Published:Thursday | December 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Today marks the start of the countdown for the big day, Christmas in the City, which is only seven short days away.There is no way on earth you can afford to miss the opportunity for the biggest shopping spree of the year, which will energise downtown...

Published:Thursday | December 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

When the boss of this major American agency, with staff flitting around the world, wants to know their whereabouts, or whether it's on top of its travel budget, he jumps on his computer, calls up a site...

Published:Wednesday | December 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Linford Tashley started the engine of his black Suzuki SUV with a smile about midday yesterday. He gave a final glance up at the large pine tree strapped to the roof of the vehicle and slowly drove out of Mall Plaza along Constant Spring Road in St Andrew....

Published:Wednesday | December 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament were left fuming yesterday after officials of the Olivia 'Babsy' Grange-led Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture failed to show for a scheduled grilling....

Published:Wednesday | December 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Prime Minister Bruce Golding has sought to explain the planned relocation of the Corporate Area-based Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) to lands at Caymanas, St Catherine, saying that the urgent need for a new urban plan...

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