Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Monday | January 26, 2015
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Gov't's fast move
WESTERN BUREAU:A LIST containing five tourism-related sites is now before the Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller-chaired Cabinet, which will consider whether approval will be given for a set of shovel-ready projects to move forward.

Jamaica is No. 9 on Misery Index 2014
Jamaica has been ranked as the ninth most miserable country in the world on Cato's Misery Index 2014.

Mission misplaced! Chaos in Kingston - Part 1
Sociologist Horace Levy solves the mystery surrounding the issues of politics, West Kingston, violence and underdevelopment in Jamaica in an intriguing three-part series.

Charles: Religion could spark World War III
North Central Clarendon Member of Parliament (MP) Pearnel Charles said Christians should not get weary, even as he suggested that the quest to preserve religious rights and freedom might culminate in World War III.

Kerr-Jarrett resigns
The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Eastern Hanover caretaker, Paula Kerr-Jarrett, yesterday resigned in order to focus on her family business, which, she says, will help in creating jobs for Jamaicans.

Trelawny cops worried about increase in young criminals
FALMOUTH, Trelawny:The Trelawny police are concerned about the number of children who are committing crimes in the parish.

GraceKennedy 2014 Household Worker of the Year making strides
Elaine Duncan's life changed the day she won the inaugural GraceKennedy/Heather Little-White Household Worker of the Year Award in May 2014.

Court reporters needed!
The inability of the justice system to attract more persons to the job of court reporter is being pointed out as one of the factors that put the brakes on the wheels of justice.

One-on-one with the chief justice
What have you done to enhance training opportunities in the court system?

Thousands to pray all night in Kendal
About 4,000 members of more than 105 churches across the island are expected to gather at the Kendal Camp and Conference Centre, Manchester on Friday, to pray for 10 hours in the annual National Healing The Land All-Night-All-Parish Prayer and Strategic Intercessory Conference for the nation's healing.

Finally, more efficient debates
So at last, the annual budget and sectoral debates will be changed.

God hates divorce (Part 1)
The Gleaner recently reported on the high level of divorce within the nation.

NWA to begin St Mary road repairs after heavy rains
The National Works Agency (NWA) has commenced technical works in four locations in St Mary where heavy rains last December caused significant damage, including the severing of two roads.

Grant: Crop production must reach one million tonnes to attain food security
The Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) hopes to facilitate an increase in the country's agricultural production so that the country will produce enough food to meet its needs by 2020.


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