Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | January 10, 2013
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Retrial for cops - Dissatisfied judge orders corporals to face court again, Barrett freed
After deliberating for five hours, a Home Circuit Court jury yesterday freed Assistant Superintendent of Police Victor Barrett of the murder of the two men who were abducted from a plaza on December 23, 2004. Barrett's co-accused, corporals Paul Edwards and Louie Lynch...

Local laws being guided towards easier importation of animals
Guide dogs have provided invaluable service to humans over the years by happily performing demanding jobs and helping their masters through arduous situations.Ross Freschette, a 72-year-old resident of Canada who is...

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Church group warns society against 'cultural imperialism'
Members of the Christian Brethren Assemblies of Jamaica (CBAJ) have come out in defence of bus preachers. A young member, Daniel Thomas, who said he started preaching on buses at age 13, reasoned that Jamaica is a Christian country with a long history ...

The name of the game is survival - Street vendors cry foul as they engage in cat-and-mouse chase with cops downtown
Sidewalk vendors in downtown Kingston are livid over the decision by the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC) to use the police to enforce the no-vending rules....

Chávez-type strength key to PetroCaribe
WITH SPECULATIONS rife over whether Venezuela would continue the PetroCaribe arrangement if Hugo Chávez is replaced as president, Jamaica's energy minister says willpower such as the ailing leader's is a necessary...

Minister irons out number portability timeline with leading telecoms firms
As the Government moves ahead with plans to make number portability a reality by year-end, Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Phillip Paulwell says he will be ensuring that by month-end, an agreement on the rules...

Intruder chops Rusea's dean of discipline
Western Bureau: Normal life on Campus Two at the Rusea's High School in Lucea, Hanover, was disrupted for just over an hour yesterday morning as an intruder reportedly attacked and chopped the school's dean of discipline, Kelitha Riley, causing a wound to her head....

Brazilian bus-repair deal hits bumpy road - Agreement could be in danger
The fate of the plan hatched by the previous government and the Brazilian firm Incala to refurbish old Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) buses is now facing an uncertain future as aspects of the plan have been abandoned by the current administration....

Rosemount mourns double killing, searches for answers
LINSTEAD, St Catherine: Toni-ann Rambaran was overcome with grief as the pain of losing both parents at the same time was too much to bear.

China Harbour sponsors NMIA charity walkathon
China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) has agreed to sponsor the Norman Manley International Airport's (NMIA) annual charity fund-raiser, the Palisadoes Walkathon, which takes place this Saturday, starting at 7 a.m.The decision comes after...

LIME leading the race in sports support
'As a responsible corporate entity, we know the immense social and economic value that sports has brought to the Jamaican people from the school, community, parish and national level.'Ian Allen/PhotographerGarry Sinclair (right), managing director...


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