Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | January 3, 2013
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A night to watch
Many Jamaicans opted to participate in watchnight services as they prepared to welcome the new year on Monday night.

Warren pops the question - Natalya says 'yes'
London OlympiCS 200-metre bronze medal-list Warren Weir and his belle, Natalya McGhie, are engaged. The sprint star, who shocked many by getting to the podium last year, thus making it a Jamaican trifecta in the event, got his timing...

US Marine Corps gifts toys to Glenhope Nursery
It's the season for giving, and the United States Marine Corps was once again on hand with gifts for children at the Glenhope Nursery.Joined by the United States ambassador to Jamaica, Pamela E.

No truth to Cockpit Country quarrying claims, says Edwards
WESTERN BUREAU:RONALD EDWARDS, the deputy chief commissioner of the Geology and Mines Division, has shot down claims by residents and the Southern Trelawny Environmental Agency (STEA) that the Government is making...

Centre of Excellence making its mark in rural high schools - Students' grades improving under programme
THE CENTRE of Excellence Programme is achieving success in improving the performance of students in six upgraded high schools, many of which were functioning below grade level.University of the West Indies...

Rural transformation the key to moving forward
THE CONCEPT of rural transformation has been a hot topic in Jamaica for the last 50 years. As early as 1964, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in its publication Rural Development in Jamaica...


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