Publication: Jamaica Gleaner

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Whither goes Scotland?

David Cameron has pledged to stay on as prime minister of the United Kingdom if Scotland becomes independent as a result of tomorrow's referendum. But he urged voters not to break up the union just to give the Tories a boost.An emotional David Cameron ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 12 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Cameron in last-ditch pledge to Scots

By Mure Dickie in EdinburghDavid Cameron has joined his political rivals to reassure Scotland on future government spending, during a last-ditch visit north of the border to appeal to voters to reject independence in Thursday's referendum.The prime minister ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 11 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

PAJ mourns veteran journalist Clare Forrester

THE PRESS Association of Jamaica (PAJ) has paid tribute to veteran journalist Clare Forrester for her outstanding work in journalism and communications.Forrester, 69, who served for more than three decades in media and communication, died in Florida, ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 8 hours ago]
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Businesses face 'day of reckoning' - Nationalist issues threat; Union camp seizes on 'ugly' side of rivals; Yes impetus falters

By Mure Dickie in Edinburgh, George Parker in Glasgow and Ralph Atkins in LondonWith the latest opinion poll suggesting a Yes surge had stalled, the No Campaign sought to maintain momentum by seizing on threats by a former senior nationalist that banks ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

H&L upgrades Portmore store

Hardware and Lumber Limited (H&L) has finished upgrading its Rapid True Value store in Portmore at a cost of $35 million, according to Don Wehby, CEO of parent company GraceKennedy."This does not include millions of dollars of new merchandise," Wehby ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 11 hours ago]
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A failure at accountability

A.C. Countz, Guest ColumnistThe Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) has had no accounts for the last six years.The last accounts audited by the auditor general was for March 2008.PICA was established on June 1, 2007 as an executive agency ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 11 hours ago]
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KCT container moves second lowest in 10 years

The volume of containers handled at Jamaica's main cargo port, Kingston Container Terminal (KCT), during financial year 2013-14 was the second lowest in a decade, according to the company's annual report released last Wednesday.The 833,309 containers ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 11 hours ago]
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Give The Gleaner credit that's due

John Reader, Guest ColumnistOnce again, veteran columnist Ian Boyne has presented an incomplete analysis of media fare in his In Focus column of Sunday, September 14.In pointing to what has become a truism for the 'progressive Left', he pointed to The ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 12 hours ago]
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That big, fat, dirty, gay lie

Every Government must work to protect its people. It must offer protection to citizens within its borders and leverage its influence through the diplomatic channels to act as a shield to each and every citizen resident in a foreign land.Every Government ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 12 hours ago]
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Squatters stand in way of railway divestment

Daraine Luton, Senior Staff ReporterAN EVALUATION com-mittee has been set up to review two unsolicited proposals submitted for the purchase of properties owned by the Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC).The proposals were received in July. The team, comprising ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 14 hours ago]
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Understanding goods and service production

WITHIN ANY economy, there are three main groups of agents - households, firms and the government, operating within three main markets - the market for inputs in the production process including labour and capital, the market goods and services, and the ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams gives his first address in his new capacity.

Newly installed Police Commissioner Carl Williams (left) signs his autograph for Kyla Mair, of Dunrobin Primary School, shortly after his swearing-in.Doc takes chargeGary SpauldingSenior Gleaner WriterArmed with local support and bolstered by an impressive ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 16 2014]

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"The profession has lost a veteran, a personality who will be irreplaceable. The profession is the poorer for her passing" he said
"This last minute, desperate offer of nothing is not going to dissuade people in Scotland from the huge opportunity of taking Scotland's future into Scotland's hands this coming Thursday" Mr Salmond told the BBC
Union Investment, one of Germany's biggest asset managers, announced it was reducing holdings of UK equities and bonds. "For the capitalcapital markets, the independence of Scotland poses no opportunities, only risks" said Frank Engels, head of pensions investment
"Given the increased competitiveness in the region and lack of prospective new business, KCT focused on maintaining the current customer base by intensifying efforts to engage customers on a regular basis and providing a forum to have customers' issues aired and addressed timely" the report said

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PAJ mourns veteran journalist Clare Forrester [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 8 hours ago]
Cameron in last-ditch pledge to Scots [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 11 hours ago]
Businesses face 'day of reckoning' - Nationalis... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 11 hours ago]
KCT container moves second lowest in 10 years [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 11 hours ago]
A failure at accountability [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 11 hours ago]
H&L upgrades Portmore store [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 11 hours ago]
That big, fat, dirty, gay lie [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 12 hours ago]
Whither goes Scotland? [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 12 hours ago]
Give The Gleaner credit that's due [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 12 hours ago]
Fight for your future - Bad-girl-turned-princip... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 14 hours ago]
CUMI urges Gov't to separate mentally ill priso... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 14 hours ago]
Understanding goods and service production [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 14 hours ago]
Squatters stand in way of railway divestment [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 14 hours ago]
Change Ja in order to tackle HIV/AIDS [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 14 hours ago]
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