Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Saturday | December 8, 2012
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NTCS triumphs -Court orders interim payment to cooperative
Although the Court of Appeal ruled yesterday that the Government is to pay $370.4 million to the National Transport Cooperative Society (NTCS) as an interim payment, the money cannot be distributed immediately to the members.

Hall of Fame racehorse trainer's son murdered
HORRIFIED MEMBERS of the Constant Spring Golf Club were left in shock yesterday morning after a brazen gunman drove on to the premises and killed Kevin Mattis, the 40-year-old son of retired Hall of Fame racehorse trainer Kenneth Mattis.

FCJ hailed as nation builder
THE FACTORIES Corporation of Jamaica Limited (FCJ) celebrated its 25th anniversary of operation as an entity committed to nation building on Thursday. The company hosted its Silver Anniversary Awards Banquet at the Wyndham hotel in Kingston.

Senior officers get early holiday gifts
AT LEAST six senior officers of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) received an early Christmas gift in the form of promotions by Police Commissioner Owen Ellington. Among them is one of the country's leading crime fighters, Cornwall 'Bigga' Ford.

25 St Ann youth get life-skills training
TWENTY-FIVE young men and women from St Ann have benefited from a week of life-skills training held at the Marcus Garvey Youth Information Centre in St Ann's Bay. The centre collaborated with the National Council on Drug Abuse, the Jamaica Red Cross, and the HEART Trust NTA to make the training possible.

Helping themselves - Homeless shelter find innovative ways to meet needs
RESIDENTS AT the Portland Rehabilitation Centre in Port Antonio are learning about the advantages of becoming self-sufficient through a number of initiatives implemented by Robert Florea, operations manager at the facility.


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