Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Friday | February 27, 2015
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St Thomas shame - Decades of neglect fill parish with gloom
Nearly 150 years after the historic Morant Bay Rebellion, there are concerns that a feeling of hopelessness has taken root among residents in the eastern parish of St Thomas.

'We need more Paul Bogles'
During a Gleaner Editors' Forum, held yesterday at the newspaper's North Street, Kingston, offices, businessman Alston Stewart, a native of Wilmington, St Thomas, said the people of that parish need to take its development into their own hands.

150 years after the Morant Bay Rebellion ... St Thomas begs for development
Legend has it that after the Morant Bay Rebellion in 1865, Queen Victoria, in anger, broke her pen and uttered the words "those rebels, let them suffer".

Education ministry probes financial irregularites at Old Harbour High
The Ministry of Education is probing financial irregularities at a government-run high school covering nearly $5 million.

'Avis Henriques lived a full, accomplished life'
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) and Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) have expressed condolences to the family of the late Avis Henriques.

'Health system facing death sentence'
Marlene Malahoo Forte, opposition spokesperson for health, has declared that Jamaica's public health system is in far worse condition than has been depicted by recent media reports.

June 1 prelim for cops in Mario Deane beating
THE CASE against the three police officers facing multiple charges arising from last August's beating death of Mario Deane has been deferred until June 1.


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