Publication: Jamaica Gleaner

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NCB records 29% increase in net profit

Return on average equity was 15.6 per cent, compared to 13.3 per cent for the nine months ended June 2013. Return on average assets of 2.5 per cent was also an improvement over the 2.2 per cent recorded last year.For the quarter to June 2014, however, ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 22 hours ago]
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'We are ready!'

Jodi-Ann Gilpin, Gleaner WriterRESIDENTS OF the GLENGOFFE community in St Catherine have said the community is prepared to combat major damage, should a disaster occur.Members of the Glengoffe Community Development Committee told The Gleaner , following ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Walkerswood farmers losing produce

Carl Gilchrist, Gleaner WriterWALKERSWOOD, St Ann:FARMERS WHO are members of the Walkerswood Farmers Group in St Ann are expressing concerns over the prolonged dry spell which they say is severely affecting their crops.The farmers plant a variety of crops, ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 19 hours ago]
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Ounce of prevention: Poisonous potions - Dealing with alcohol's disastrous effects

By Dr VendryesALL THE usual alcoholic drinks contain the same chemical substance, ethyl alcohol (ethanol). Although this chemical is hazardous to body, mind and spirit, social conditioning blinds many people to the fact that alcohol is a toxic, addictive, ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Longest slump in a century ends - Osborne hails milestone Tories eye election pay-off - Miliband hits at 'image politics'

By Sarah O'Connor and George ParkerBritain has finally emerged from its longest economic slump in more than a century, an achievement hailed by chancellor George Osborne as a "major milestone" in the recovery from the financial crash and six years of ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 19 hours ago]
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Moscow retaliates against sanctions by aiming a shot at the golden arches

By Courtney Weaver in MoscowAs the west unveils further sanctions against Russia, Moscow is hitting back where it hurts: right in the cheeseburgers, milkshakes and Filet-o-Fish.A regional branch of Russia's consumer protection agency yesterday filed a ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 19 hours ago]
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Does anyone care about how public funds are spent?

A.C. Countz, Guest ColumnistMany government companies fail to be accountable for their financial performance. Some, because they do not produce their accounts on a timely basis, and for others, there accounts are produced but have to go through laborious ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 19 hours ago]
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Yap urges proper planning for downtown Kingston renewal

Tameka Gordon, Business ReporterUrban planner and architect Clifton Yap has renewed his call for greater attention to proper spatial planning to incorporate the elements of good city centre designs in plans for the renewal of downtown Kingston.He said ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Illegal clinic closed down

The authorities said, acting on a tip off, they went to a street in the capital where they found medical equipment and patients lined up receiving medical treatment."There was also a large quantity of medicine, apparently smuggled into the country illegally. ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Keiran King: There’s no deeper meaning to life — deal with it

— Sigmund FreudIn the film The Invention of Lying, an old woman lies in a hospital bed, terrified and clinging to life. Her son, seeing her fear, whispers through his tears, “Mum, you’re wrong about what happens when you die. It’s not an eternity of nothingness. ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER OF THE DAY - I haven't cooked data on gays

At the Jamaica CAUSE rally in Half-Way Tree on June 29, in a short address to the crowd, I cited the fact that when, in 1973, the American Psychiatry Association (APA) declared homosexual orientation (attraction, identity and behaviour) to be a normal ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Jul 30 2014]
Entities: Gay, Homosexuality, HIV/AIDS
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Betraying our heroes

Those who say they are conscious will reflect on the lives and exploits of our champions - Sharpe, Bogle, Seacole, Garvey, Lecky, Wint, McKenley, Miss Lou and Bob. They will reminisce on how those champions and their peers lifted us from the days after ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Jul 30 2014]

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"I've been encouraging the farmers to practice water harvesting and proper agricultural practices to reduce the impact of the drought" Williams said
"Being trained in the area or having a title alone will not yield solutions. We need to go on the ground" she continued
"Town planning is almost a non-existent thing in Jamaica," he said. "Right now, there is no integrated planning being done. So you might have the National Environment and Planning Agency NEPA) trying to do something, but then the other agencies are doing buildings and projects and nobody is coordinating. We need to have some structure to the way decisions are made about development. That's why we are getting nowhere" Yap charged, following a presentation at the Rotary Club of Trafalgar, New Heights in Kingston recently
Let us take the case of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission. Mr A "Jack Shirley, executive director, advised that he could not send any information for periods after March 2012 because "information not provided is not available pending release until tabled in Parliament"."

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