Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | December 23, 2012
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Home, at last! Fishermen drifting at sea for days rescued and returned home
"I'll be home for Christmas." That was the mantra of two Jamaican fishermen while they drifted at sea for days without any idea of how they would get back to friends and family in St Thomas.

'The perfect Christmas gift' - Some Portland residents left homeless by Hurricane Sandy get new houses
Having lost everything during the passage of Hurricane Sandy in October, Shelly Ann White, a mother of four, was elated last Friday when she was handed the keys to a new two-bedroom house in Portland.

We have done well in Opposition, says Brady
Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) stalwart Harold Brady has suggested that any comparison of the Government and Opposition's performances in the aftermath of a change of administration is ill-advised.

Help for Portland crash survivors slows
Just under $1.4 million remain in accounts established to benefit the children who were affected by the truck accident which claimed 14 lives four years ago.

THE NEXT 50 YEARS: A better flow - Improvement to Jamaica's water supply needed
IT IS important to understand the evolutionary changes in the water resources and supply process that have taken place prior to Independence and post-Independence.

Jamaica firmly in Xerox's cross hairs - International firm optimistic of a bright future locally
While the name Xerox is synonymous with copying and printing globally, the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ursula Burns says resting on their laurels is not a part of their forte as its main priority is to maintain pole position in the industry.

Fight on over residential status for New Kingston
At least one citizens association is preparing to do battle with the Government over any proposal that their community should lose its designation of a residential area.

A roof for Christmas - SOS Children's Village receives help to fix Sandy-damaged residence
For most children, toys and treats, sweets and delights form enchanting visions of Christmas and it is the same for the young residents of the SOS Children's Village in Stony Hill, St Andrew.

More recognition for Dr Henry Lowe
Entrepreneur, scientist, cancer researcher and academic Dr Henry Lowe was last week honoured with a proclamation from the United States House of Representatives and a citation from the New York State Senate for his outstanding contribution to the sciences, science education and public service.

Carib MBA Conference set for January
The annual Caribbean MBA Conference organised by the joint MBA Caribbean Student Clubs of the Harvard Business School and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania will be held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on January 4 and 5 next year.


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