Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Friday | November 30, 2012
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Not cheap enough - Gov't still searching for other energy source as LNG remains too costly
The Government is exploring the possibility of an energy source cheaper than liquefied natural gas (LNG) as it tries desperately to cut the cost of electricity to Jamaicans....

Customers to get millions in refunds, interest payments from JPS
The Jamaica Public Service Company says it is currently distributing more than $84 million in annual interest payments and deposit refunds to customers whose accounts are up to date.In a release yesterday, the JPS indicated...

Put our 'Children First' this Christmas
With some 140 children in and around Spanish Town, St Catherine, about to miss out on the opportunity to continue their education through the remedial education programme provided by Children First, the agency's executive...

Farewell Greg Christie ... I will not 'fade into oblivion'
AS HE spent his penultimate day sifting through files and responding to media queries for exit interviews, Greg Christie, who departs today from the Office of the Contractor General General (OCG), said he wanted to leave without fanfare....

OCG staff says thanks
THE 59-strong team of employees at the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) has hailed their outgoing boss for diligently leading the organisation over the past seven years.In a tribute to Greg Christie, the staff of the OCG saluted him ...

Big bucks needed to fix NWC problems
With reports pointing to $2.1 billion in revenue losses at the National Water Commission (NWC), corporate public relations manager at the state entity, Charles Buchanan, says some $100 billion will be required to address...

Super Lotto winner has month to collect prize
It could be a miserable new year for the holder of the winning Super Lotto ticket.That's because the second Jamaican winner of the Supreme Ventures Ltd (SVL) game has still not come forward to collect his/her prize since...

Shields testifies in cops' murder trial
Former Deputy Commissioner of Police Mark Shields testified yesterday that before he became a member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, he made recommendations in relation to the investigation into the disappearance of two men from a plaza along...

JCF responds to damning audit report
The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) says for years the police have been using parts from derelict vehicles to repair other units as a cost-saving measure."This was done to reduce costs and to improve the time for returning vehicles to the road...

JLP has operated like an exclusive club - Chang
Dr Horace Chang, general secretary hopeful of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), has admitted that his political organisation has over the past 50 years operated similar to an exclusive club which has effectively shut...

Witter's Tivoli report deadline today
TODAY IS D-Day for Public Defender Earl Witter to submit his long-awaited interim report to Parliament on the 2010 operation by the security forces in Tivoli Gardens, west Kingston.Speaker of the House of Representatives, Michael Peart, told The Gleaner...

Little Xyhir's funeral set for December 15
The funeral for the life of three-year-old Xyhir Ince is scheduled for Saturday, December 15 at the Church of God of Prophecy, 41 Old Harbour Road, in St Catherine.


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