Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | December 27, 2012
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Christmas on a fridge - Months after fire, victims miss out on happy holidays
The traditional fruitcake, sorrel wine and family time during dinner are some of the things Izada Dawkins has always looked forward to at Christmas.But with all that missing this week, she has been forced to reminisce ...

Boxing Day!
As the two fighters threw punches furiously at each other, the crowd cheered on their every swing. But this wasn't a schoolyard bust-up or the settlement of a long-standing dispute between warring factions....

Redefine gender roles for a better Jamaica
FIFTY YEARS after Independence, debate continues to rage on effective measures to reduce the number of female-headed households in order to get men to assume responsibility in sharing the raising of their children.The 2009 Jamaica Survey of Living...

Port Antonio's Trident opens after five years ... sold out until January 7
WESTERN BUREAU: A day after accepting its first guests, the exclusive Trident hotel in Port Antonio, Portland, is reporting sold-out bookings until January 7 next year.The Michael Lee-Chin-owned resort, which is being...

Proactive investigations top Bailey's agenda
As Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Fitz Bailey takes over from SSP Derrick 'Cowboy' Knight, he is reassuring residents in his new division that "proactive investigations" will be the priority on his agenda...

Gay activist vows to fight Belize's immigration law
WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaican gay-rights activist Maurice Tomlinson and the group Aids-Free World have added Belize's "offensive" immigration law as one of the fights they will champion into 2013...

Jackson says economy performing well in key areas
Financial analyst John Jackson says key sectors of the economy are doing well although a deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be critical to improving investor confidence and boosting performance in the new year....

Sad day in Manchioneal
Manchioneal, Portland:When 36-year-old Ruth Lyn Brown did not return home from washing at a nearby river in Manchioneal on Christmas Eve, little did her family and friends know that a nightmare discovery would be made on...

2013 PROPHECIES
Jamaica faces season of famine...


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