Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | November 22, 2012
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'We spent less' - PNP boasts lower expenditure than JLP for 2011 general election
THE PEOPLE'S National Party (PNP) is claiming that it spent $280.7 million less than its main political rivals, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), en route to landing massive victories in the December 2011 general election and this March's local government polls....

Manchester police find fleeing lotto scammers
MANDEVILLE, Manchester:THE MANCHESTER police are on a drive to keep lottery scammers out of the parish who, in recent times, have sought refuge here.Assistant Commissioner of Police, Derrick Cochrane, head of Area 3, said, "We...

Every Face Counts - UWI student launches pro-tolerance campaign
IN THE wake of the controversial beating of a University of Technology student recently, Maya Wilkinson, a 22-year-old freelance multimedia artist and student of The University of the West Indies (UWI), has taken to social media to promote tolerance...

Cornwall Regional team performs second minimally invasive surgery
WESTERN BUREAU: THE CORNWALL Regional Hospital and Jamaica continue to blaze a trail in medical accomplishment when consultant urologist at the facility Dr Roy McGregor successfully pioneered the second in a series of laparoscopic prostatectomies....

St Ann hospital gets $2m from Issa Trust Foundation
Two infant ventilators valued at more than J$2,000,000 were officially donated to the paediatric ward of the St Ann's Bay Regional Hospital on November 12 by the Issa Trust Foundation (ITF).

GraceKennedy to the rescue
GraceKennedy Limited has announced plans to launch a formal internship programme. The programme is an initiative of Group Chief Executive Officer Don Wehby and will begin in January 2013.

CPTC - the JEE's official media-production partner
The Jamaica Epicurean Escape (JEE) is pleased to have the Creative Production and Training Centre (CPTC) as its media-production partner.Maxine McDonnough, communications manager of the JEE, notes that food is now getting a great deal of attention from...

Corporate entities nice up the Christmas!
Three major Jamaican companies have announced plans to contribute to charity this Christmas...

SLB to be rescued by year end
THE FINANCIAL crisis impacting on the Students' Loan Bureau's (SLB) ability to carry out its commitment of funding tertiary studies this academic year could be resolved soon. Education Minister Ronald Thwaites said talks with a financial institution...

UWI celebrates Western Jamaica Campus Week
THE UNIVERSITY of the West Indies, Mona, Western Jamaica Campus (UWI-WJC), will be hosting several events to commemorate Western Jamaica Campus Week, November 24 to December 2, 2012.Activities for the week will showcase and highlight the course...

Tryall Fund aids Hanover basic schools
WESTERN BUREAU:THE TRYALL Fund, the non-profit philanthropic arm of the Tryall Club, has given early-childhood education in the parish of Hanover a major boost with its ambitious 'Success by Six' initiative, which is aimed at bringing several schools up...


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