Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Friday | January 11, 2013
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THE years 50 NEXT - Make homeownership affordable
ALONG WITH food and clothing, shelter has traditionally been classified as a basic human necessity. Housing rights are protected by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948...

Siblings donate equipment, cash to alma mater
NEW FOREST, Manchester: WHEN STUDENTS and staff of the New Forest Infant, Primary and Junior High School in Manchester arrived for the start of school on Monday, they got a pleasant surprise....

Paulwell hits back at Mair
THE MECHANISM used by the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam to set weekly gas prices has sparked a verbal exchange between Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell and his opposition counterpart Gregory Mair....

Farming opens new job opportunities in St James
WESTERN BUREAU:FARMING IS being offered as a new frontier for job creation and employment in Granville and surrounding areas in St James, which have become tainted by notorious vices such as the illicit lotto scam in recent years....

Lead the education revolution!Prime minister challenges community colleges to take charge
PRIME MINISTER Portia Simpson Miller has challenged the community colleges of Jamaica to lead an education revolution in the country by implementing new modes of thinking...

Court remands 63-year-old man
THE 63-year-old man accused of molesting his 11-year-old female relative was remanded when he appeared before the St Ann's Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.The accused has been in custody since last year September...

Adventists' contribution to nation building - 1962-2012
AS JAMAICANS reflect on their journey from colonialism to sovereignty, and remember the trials and triumphs of the last 50 years, national leaders and ordinary citizens alike are taking stock of some institutions that have served them well....

Campbell wants equity in farm-work programme
NORTH WEST St Ann Member of Parliament Dr Dayton Campbell has questioned whether the Ministry of Labour's overseas work programmes were being administered equitably."There seems to be a fundamental problem regarding...


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