Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Wednesday | December 12, 2012
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Cayman shocker - Described as a 'friend of Jamaica', nation reacts to premier's arrest
EMBATTLED Cayman Islands Premier William McKeeva Bush has been described as a friend of Jamaica who took risks to ensure locals are integrated into the life of his country.

No auxiliary fees, no exam? Student cries foul after allegedly being barred from test, principal denies knowledge of incident
A fifth-form student of Edith Dalton James High School in St Andrew is claiming that he was removed from an examination room yesterday because his auxiliary fees were unpaid.

'It's a hat-trick!' - Norman Manley Law School makes it three from three
For the third consecutive year, the Norman Manley Law School took home the winning trophy in the Human Rights World Moot Court Competition.

Spreading heartfelt cheer at Christmas - Food For The Poor, Island Grill spread love, bring smiles to golden agers
Evelyn Scott, a 71-year-old resident of the Golden Age Home in Kingston, was left feeling elated yesterday as she, along with other residents, was fêted by Food For The Poor (FFP) at its annual Christmas treat.

This day in 1962
With 2012 marking Jamaica's 50th year of Independence from Great Britain, The Gleaner continues to share events which made the news, this day, in 1962.

Here's why things are so bad in Jamaica today
Today, we begin a new series, The Briefing, with Dr André Haughton. It will explain and discuss various issues, including challenges facing the economy.

Xoom and Golden Krust partner for Jamaica
Xoom Corporation, a pioneer and leader in online consumer-to-consumer money transfer services to Jamaica, is making this holiday season special for many customers in the diaspora and their families and friends in Jamaica.

Flow joins 'Street Church' to bring Christmas cheer to Montego Bay
NORRIS 'ONIE' Beckford, David 'Nah Fresh' Maitland and Andrew Wheeler have three things in common. The three were addicted to cocaine, lived on the streets of Montego Bay between 24 and 25 years, and today are changed men.

Striking the balance between work and play
APART FROM the support that she gets from her parents and teacher, Leanna Garrick has another source of support as she prepares for the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) next year.

Peta-Ann putting in the work
HAVING JUST completed end-of-term examinations, Peta-Ann Gentles will be using the tests to gauge her strengths and weaknesses as a part of preparations for the impending Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT).

'Children in state care can excel too' - Ward to be honoured for academic performance as groups call for greater support, protection for kids
A WARD of the state who received nine distinctions and two credits in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations is among 37 students to be recognised for academic achievement.

Counselling and Wellness Centre
Japanese Ambassador Yasuo Takase (left) hands over an agreement to Dr Kim Scott, Dr Kim Scott, programme director of the Child Resiliency Programme, Hope Counselling and Wellness Centre, following the signing of the agreement at Hope United Church Hall on Old Hope Road in St Andrew on Sunday.

Julene Brown redoubling her efforts
WITH JUST about three months to go before the 2013 Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), Julene Brown knows that she has to redouble her efforts if she is to obtain a place at Campion College.

Chavez Campbell - Leading by example
CHAVEZ CAMPBELL was recently appointed to the post of head boy at Effortville Primary School.


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