Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Tuesday | November 27, 2012
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Get the dodgers! - Police instructed to target cheating commercial motorists for tax revenue
Errant manufacturing, security, private ambulance and funeral home operators have three weeks to regularise vehicles being used in their commercial operations or they could be prosecuted....

All they want for Christmas ... Wards at Walker's Place of Safety share their wish lists
More than anything, the children of the Walker's Place of Safety in St Andrew want to go home to spend Christmas with their families. Sitting on the veranda of the children's home yesterd...

Major crimes down islandwide - 49 fewer murders in St Catherine North
A sharp decline in murders and shootings across hot-spot communities in St Catherine between January and last weekend has led to a slight decrease in major crimes nationwide over the same period....

Violence against women climbs despite group advocacy
Despite many efforts by various women's groups in society to speak out against violence affecting females, the number of cases of the incident continues to spiral in society....

Hanover bleeds - Murders surge in western parish
WESTERN BUREAU: Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Devon Watkis says domestic disputes and the failure of people to resolve conflicts amicably are to be blamed for...

Work for idle hands - Simpson Miller says construction boom ahead
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is urging young Jamaicans to take advantage of an expected growth in the construction industry."Investor confidence and interest...

No report of intimidation - Tavares-Finson
Tom Tavares-Finson, chairman of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Internal Election Commission, says he is unaware of reports of intimidatory tactics being employed against general secretary aspirant Joan Gordon-Webley ahead of Sunday's election....

I have the tape to prove it - Hayles claims possession of recordings in ministry saga
As the intrigue continues around the junior minister and a communications officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, details have emerged of damning charges being placed before the permanent secretary and calls for strong action to be taken...

Mudslide leaves two homeless in Portland
A father and his daughter are now homeless after huge boulders, accompanied by a mudslide, sent the walls of their two-bedroom concrete house at Bybrook, west Portland, crashing down during torrential rainfall, Sunday....

Help for sickle-cell disease
SICKLE-CELL disease is an inherited disease in which haemoglobin, the oxygen carrying pigment found in our red blood cells, is abnormal.Haemoglobin is the substance that makes your blood red...


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