Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | February 7, 2013
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Jamaica gets the nod to train aviation professionals
WESTERN BUREAU: JAMAICA HAS been given the green light to train aviation professionals for the global markets, which will need 350,000 pilots and 480,000 mechanics by 2026. The country officially received its 'Trainair Plus' full membership from the International...

Jamaica to get additional area code
THE OFFICE of Utilities Regulations (OUR) has begun the process of acquiring an additional area code for Jamaica.The regulation company said the introduction of the additional code becomes necessary as its projections show that new offerings ...

Holness wants answers
OPPOSITION LEADER Andrew Holness wants the Portia Simpson Miller administration to tell the country whether her government plans to appeal the ruling of the Supreme Court in the dismissal of an application made by Transport and Works Minister Dr Omar Davies.

Greene is acting custos of Kingston
JUSTICE PRESIDENT Errol Greene is currently acting as custos of Kingston.

JTA still not satisfied with proposed bill
WESTERN BUREAU:THE JAMAICA Teachers' Association (JTA) has taken issue with the proposed Jamaica Teaching Council Bill (JTC), which is designed to govern the teaching profession and institute a regime for the licensing...

Government cuts budget for ID system
DESPITE PRIME Minister Portia Simpson Miller last March charging technocrats to ensure that the National Identification System becomes a reality this year, her administration has swung the axe and taken out a huge chunk of the budget the programme was...

Courts supports Mustard Seed
The Mustard Seed Communities (MSC) focuses on serving marginalised communities that include children and adults with disabilities, children affected by HIV/AIDS, teen mothers and others....

Community needs ...
Darcy Tulloch-Williams, executive director of Mustard Seed Communities (MSC) said the needs at the organisation are many....


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