Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | November 29, 2012
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JSIF helping J'cans to establish safe, formal electricity connections
WE HAVE read with interest articles which indicate the frustration of the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) with the issue of electricity theft.The problem and its associated consequences remain a matter of grave national concern.

Jeremy Dear to address journalists at awards ceremony
OUTSTANDING BRITISH journalist and union leader Jeremy Dear is to be the guest speaker at the 2012 Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) Awards, which will be held on Friday, December 7, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston.He will also be the main...

'Jamaica Gold: Brilliance and Excellence' book signing today at UWI
AUTHOR, PUBLISHER, economist and businessman Mark Ricketts will today have a reading and signing for his book, Jamaica Gold: Brilliance and Excellence, at the University Bookshop on campus at the University of the West Indies in Mona, St Andrew...

A whole new Courts experience!
For SEVERAL months, persons passing by the Courts Constant Spring location might have seen the brightly coloured zinc fence, a signal that construction was taking place...

'Fabulous and classy' - Customers praise new Courts store
Fabulous and classy are among the words that customers have used to describe the newly renovated Constant Spring branch of Courts Jamaica Limited....

Jamaica's first director of tourism
The forefather of Jamaica's hospitality-and-tourism sector, John Pringle made a significant contribution to the industry's growth, development and success. Born in St Ann, he gained prominence as the founder and chairman of the innovative resort Round Hill...

'Father' of obstetrics and gynaecology in Jamaica
Jamaican medical doctor and professor, Hugh Wynter is one of the leading medical personnel responsible for the development of obstetrics and gynaecology (ob/gyn) and the medical fraternity of Jamaica.....

Key to our track and field success
Howard Aris contributed greatly to the development of Jamaica's track and field industry. A one-time sportsman, he held the industry very close to his heart, and made a great impact throughout his life....

Noel Newton Nethersole - Politican and sportsman
Jamaican politician and avid sportsman Noel Newton Nethersole was a major force in the progression of politics and the development of the country's economy. He also expressed tremendous interest in cricket, contributing to its evolution in Jamaica....

'Grow What We Eat' campaign turns 9
THE JAMAICA Agricultural Society (JAS) on Sunday marked the ninth anniversary of It's 'Grow What We Eat, Eat What We Grow' anniversary with an appeal from president Senator Grant for all Jamaicans to engage in some level of farming and in order help curb local appetite for foreign foods which is feeding the growing food import bill.

Lack of proper legislation fuelling decline of marine resources
EFFORTS TO stem the alarming decline of Jamaica's marine resources are being undermined by lack of the requisite legislation to facilitate effective enforcement that could make the life-saving difference for fish and those who make their livelihood from fishing.

There is no issue between us - Clarke, Hayles
AGRICULTURE MINISTER Roger Clarke and his junior minister Ian Hayles are denying that there is acrimony between them.

RADA DIARIES - Using the Agricultural Marketing Info Division to enhance farming
Farming encompasses many components to maximise success, and in recognition of that, the Agricultural Marketing Information Division (AMID) was formed..

Promoting climate smart farming
"CLIMATE-SMART agriculture is just that - it's adaptive, resilient and meant to survive whatever changes are coming in terms of climate change and climate variability.

Scotiabank making Christmas merry
It's the time of year when corporate Jamaica gives back, and once again, Scotiabank is stepping up in a big way.

Vroom, Vroom! Suzuki's on the move!
Today, the Stewart's Automotive Group will officially open the doors to their newest showroom located at 491/2 South Camp Road in Kingston.


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