Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Saturday | September 14, 2013
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JPS goes solar - Energy provider to market hybrid power generators
AS THE cry for cheaper energy sources gets louder, the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) company has signed one of its first major agreements with the American company, WindStream Technologies, to bring some 1,000 SolarMills into the island by October.

Samuda walks - TVJ chairman quits in wake of tape-seizure fiasco
IN THE wake of recent controversy over the confiscation of tapes belonging to journalists during an interview with embattled MVP athletes Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson, chairman of Television Jamaica (TVJ), Milton Samuda, has resigned.

'Dem a go tired fi si mi face'
Bob Marley statue at Independence Park in St Andrew, which was defaced, is once again back to its former glory.

Increase disaster fund says acting ODPEM head
ACTING DIRECTOR General of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), Richard Thompson, is pushing for the National Disaster Recovery Fund to be increased by 200 per cent. He said this would allow the country to properly tackle disasters and their effects.

We are not nuisances, say jet ski operators operators
Some unlicensed jet ski operators in Negril are refuting claims that they are public nuisances and a danger to users of the beach even as the Negril Resort Board is calling for a suspension of their activities.

Mile Gully yearns for the glory days
MILE GULLY in north-west Manchester was once a vibrant rural town filled with life and powered by the railway service, farming, and the bauxite industry. However, Mile Gully's current state is a far cry from its glory days, with evidence of stagnant economic growth and residents struggling to make ends meet.


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