Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | January 10, 2013
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Jamaica welcomes 1st Finnish cruise line
WESTERN BUREAU:JAMAICA WELCOMED its first Finnish cruise line Tuesday morning at the Montego Bay Cruise Ship Pier.The ship, Kristina Katarina, is also the first to home-port in the island for a total of three days,...

STATIN yet to complete education statistics
MONTHS AFTER the Population and Housing Census 2011 was published, the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) is yet to complete the education statistics which were absent from the document.According to Sonia Jackson,...

Absent witness forces the delay in murder trial
THE MURDER trial of Christopher Dixon, 33, upholsterer of Seaview Gardens, Kingston 11, who has been in custody since June 2004, has been put off to January 14 because the main witness for the prosecution was absent.

Accompong to get library, computer centre
WORK WILL get under way next month on the construction of a state-of-the-art library and computer centre in the community of Accompong in St Elizabeth.The project is being funded by recording artiste and music producer, Mystic Bowie...

Let us protect our forests
THE QUESTION of the health and adequacy of Jamaica's forest cover is of concern not only for environmental reasons: it is of strategic importance and there are also economic and national security implications....

Pay attention to Human Rights
JAMAICA TURNED 50 on August 6, 2012, making it an important event in the life of every Jamaican. It is also an introspective moment to reflect on the improvement of human rights in the country.


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