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Out in the cold

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
Colin Fagan, the member of parliament (MP) for South East St Catherine, has called for a comprehensive overhaul of the system used by the State to determine who qualifies for welfare benefits. Fagan charged that many people in genuine need...
Categories: Caribbean News

Bunting's PSOJ criticism causes tension in PNP

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
General Secretary of the People's National Party (PNP), Peter Bunting, has moved to calm jitters in the party ahead of this weekend's annual conference and in the aftermath of his caustic criticism of the Private...
Categories: Caribbean News

PwC starts audit of new JPS meters

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
Following complaints by several Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd (JPS) customers of unusual increases in their electricity bill after the installation of the new digital meters, the company has contracted PwC to conduct an audit of its meter-replacement programme.
Categories: Caribbean News

Palisadoes subcontractors label sabotage claim a red herring

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
The wrath of subcontractors associated with the troubled airport road project in east Kingston burned yesterday in the morning heat as they reacted to claims that work had been halted because of marauding...
Categories: Caribbean News

Venezuela tightens oil supplies to Jamaica

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
IT APPEARS that all may not be well at the state-owned oil refinery. A notation in the revised public bodies budget recently presented to Parliament indicates that Petrojam has been hit with a major problem."...
Categories: Caribbean News

My hubby's dirty secrets

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
Q: I have been married for more than 12 years and thought I was happily married. I had known my husband from high school and we were sweethearts from those days....
Categories: Caribbean News

'Make Tacky a hero'

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
Derrick 'Black X' Robinson had made the gruelling journey, walking barefoot from Port Maria in St Mary to the gates of King's House in St Andrew, five times to petition the Government to have Tacky designated a national hero....
Categories: Caribbean News

After 10 years ...Family still searching for missing child

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
TEN YEARS is still not enough to heal the hurt or dry the tears of having a child disappear without a trace.Paul Moodie and his wife, Juliet Rothery-Moodie, still sit at...
Categories: Caribbean News

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