Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | February 28, 2013
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That $44 billion NHT 'contribution'
The government's decision to expropriate $44 billion from the National Housing Trust (NHT) must be seen in the context of the rock and hard place between which it finds itself and the imperative of reducing the fiscal deficit...

Police have no authority on toll road - Warmington
THE LEGAL minds in the nation's Parliament were on Tuesday unable to dispute Opposition Member Everald Warmington's argument that the police are devoid of the legal powers to take on traffic offenders breaching...

Westmoreland Parish Council goes after tax delinquents
WESTERN BUREAUTHE WESTMORELAND Parish Council has launched a major crackdown on property tax dodgers in an effort to rake in several million dollars owed by property owners in the parish.Mayor of Savanna-la-Mar Bertel...

Officer freed of murder charge after witness changes testimony
A POLICEMAN, who has been off the job for the last 10 years, was freed of a murder charge on Tuesday after a policeman who was a Crown witness admitted that he had lied in his first statement....

Taxpayers fork out $1b to fuel JCF vehicles
THE JAMAICAN taxpayer is spending nearly $1 billion per annum to fuel the 1,554-vehicle fleet of the Jamaica Constabulary Force.When the cost to maintain the fleet is taken into consideration, the...

JLP seeks to clear the air on strategic review
CHAIRMAN OF the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Robert Montague has moved to clear the air on the findings of a strategic review of the party, following media reports that trouble was brewing within the ranks of its membership....

Don't depend on tariffs - EU ambassador
HEAD OF Delegation for the European Union to Jamaica Ambassador Paola Amadei has urged Jamaicans to develop the capacity to compete around the world and not to depend on tariff...


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