Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | February 1, 2009
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Aid for jobless: Labour minister moves to create unemployment fund
LABOUR AND Social Security Minister Pearnel Charles has disclosed plans to set up a social-security net to provide displaced workers with unemployment benefits.

Air Jamaica management gets high marks for new business plan
A VETERAN international airline executive has given the management of Air Jamaica high marks for the new business plan announced last week.

Businessmen awarded doctorates
ANOTHER FEATHER was tucked neatly into the already well-decorated hats of Maurice William Facey and Gordon 'Butch' Stewart yesterday, as the University of Technology (UTech) conferred honorary degrees on both men.

Transport ministry braces for new players
THE MINISTRY of Transport is bracing for an increase in the number of people going into the public-transportation business as more and more...

How to enter the public-transport system ...
With the expected increase in the number of persons operating taxis and other public-passenger vehicles The Sunday Gleaner presents a reminder of the measures which should be taken to ensure that you operate legally.

Caution: high-risk public transport
HUNDREDS OF Jamaicans are being put at risk daily by drivers operating cars and buses identified as public-passenger vehicles (PPP) but who do not have the necessary licences to do so.

A dozen stories of inspiration: Paul Harding's triumph
The following is the first in a series of stories on graduates of the Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFFL) who have overcome great odds to become successful professionals.

Kiwanis president speaks on global issues, volunteerism
Kiwanis International President Donald Canaday was in the island recently to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Kiwanis in Jamaica, which coincided with the 94th anniversary of Kiwanis International.

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