Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | January 3, 2013
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Amnesty rakes in little $
LESS than 20 per cent of the outstanding traffic-ticket fines which the Government sought to fish through an amnesty, which expired on Monday, has been collected....

'We've greatly disrupted the scam'
The Jamaican police have revealed that just over $40 million in cash and electronics equipment were confiscated last year from persons believed to be involved in the lottery scam, but conceded that this has done very little...

Be more tolerant of others
JAMAICA'S REPUTATION for being irrationally fearful (homophobic) of persons who are same-sex attracted is not supported by statistics....

D-Day nears for three cops in murder trial
Supreme Court judge Horace Marsh began his summation yesterday afternoon to the 12-member jury at the trial of the three policemen who are charged with the murder of two men.The men, Kemar Walters and Oliver Duncan,...

Super Lotto winner misses out on big J$171m payday
Despite many attempts and even more numerous rumours, the October 2, 2012 winner of the Super Lotto game has failed to collect the prize.So in keeping with Supreme Ventures Ltd's (SVL) company policy, half of the money goes to the CHASE Fund...

Gov't urged to protect women's rights
SEVERAL WOMEN'S organisations are calling for an improvement in the way women are treated in the island, stating that last year was a less-than-favourable year for the vulnerable group.Executive director of Women's Resource...

Julene making progress slowly, but surely
LINSTEAD, St Catherine:WHILE HER end-of-term grades are not exactly what she desires, Julene Brown is still heartened by the progress she has made since September, particularly in the subjects which she will sit in the 2013 Grade...

Crunch time for Leanna
ST ANN'S BAY, St Ann:A CONCERTED effort by St Ann's Bay Primary School student Leanna Garrick to improve in a weak subject area has paid dividends for her.Leanna has shown marked improvement in science in the end-of-term...

Peta-Ann puts play, TV time on hold
WESTERN BUREAU:WITH JUST over two months before the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) 11-year-old Peta-Ann Gentles is not taking any chances as it relates to her preparation for this important external examination."I still need...

Jermaine is ready and waiting
PORT ANTONIO, Portland:IT'S ALL systems go for 11-year-old Jermaine James, whose study programme has been stepped up by teacher Kennecha Davis, who is determined that the youngster will secure a government scholarship...

Brandon awaits the reopening of school
BELLEFIELD, Manchester: GRADE SIX Achievement Test (GSAT) hopeful Brandon Wilson of Bellefield Primary School has recharged his batteries over the Christmas holidays and is ready to make that final push in the last weeks leading...

Time to study even harder
MAY PEN, Clarendon: EFFORTVILLE PRIMARY School's bright sparks, Chavez Campbell, who will be sitting the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) and the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examination this year, said he took ...


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