Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Tuesday | January 8, 2013
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Rush on to clean up UDC - March deadline for agency to fix issues uncovered by auditor general
The K.D. Knight-chaired board of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has been given three months to tidy up a messy state of affairs that was late last year uncovered by the Pamela Monroe Ellis-led Auditor General's Department...

Air Jamaica lives to tell 'tail'
Like a true work of art, it looks nice, but not everyone understands it.That airplane tail that has long been sitting at the roundabout near the entrance to the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, has, in recent days, left some people...

Early childhood institution turns back kids for unpaid fees
While the new school term got off to a smooth start at most educational institutions in the Corporate Area, some students were turned away at one early-childhood institution after administrators spent hours struggling to collect fees from delinquent parents....

AG confirms NIC probe
AUDITOR GENERAL Pamela Monroe Ellis has revealed that her department has from early last year been working on plans to conduct a performance audit at the National Irrigation Commission (NIC). Monroe Ellis comments come against the background of a letter...

Lack of funds forces Children First shutdown
The new Easter term did not start well for some 140 students enrolled in a remedial programme at voluntary organisation, Children First.Failing to cover its operational expenses during the last school term, the Spanish...

Ministry, JAS declare war on praedial larcenists
Western Bureau: The Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) and the Ministry of Agriculture are getting ready to unleash a war on praedial larcenists who inflicted $5 billion in losses on farmers across the island last...

Private sector apologising for Gov't - Holness
While claiming the Government has done little to encourage private-sector investment, Opposition Leader Andrew Holness yesterday chastised private-sector leaders for what he claimed was their failure to hold the Portia Simpson Miller administration...

DPP seeking to become more open with public
Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn says her office is now in the process of formalising and publishing a disclosure protocol to be more accountable and transparent to the public.Llewellyn is hoping that the process will be completed by...

Meeting the labour needs in 50 years
JAMAICA 50 is an important milestone, which provides a golden opportunity for the nation to review and assess its past while envisioning and planning for its future. One area where this twin imperative is particularly critical is in workforce training and development....

Review of health care in Jamaica
THE CONTRIBUTION of 50 years of Independence to the health conditions of the Jamaican people will be understood with greater clarity if the analysis is located against the background of the pre-Independence period....


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