Gleaner Editors’ Forum | ‘Willie Lynch phenomenon’ holding back Jamaica, says PSOJ president

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The permeation of the ‘Willie Lynch phenomenon’ is one of the main reasons why good governance is lacking in Jamaica, insisted Howard Mitchell, president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), during a Gleaner Editors’ Forum yesterday…

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Gleaner Editors’ Forum | Competence over confidence

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The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) believes that competence should supersede confidence when public-board appointments are being made.The composition and efficacy of boards have commanded renewed attention in light of public…

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Top-notch high school opens on the north coast

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WESTERN BUREAU:Top Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) student Girdhar Chuganey gave up his space at Campion College, and Guatemalans Carlos and Maria Taracena enrolled their children even before seeing Jamaica’s newest educational institution, the…

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Untold Stories of National Awardees | Facey urges preservation of Ja’s unique qualities

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Jamaicans looking beyond racial differences as well as political and religious biases is one sure way to preserve the country’s standing among nations of the world in ways others take for granted, said Stephen Facey, chairman and chief executive…

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Study shows too many Jamaicans unaware of their health status

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Concerns have emerged about the low level of awareness among Jamaicans about their health status, especially as it relates to hypertension and diabetes.This was revealed by Dr Trevor Ferguson, who was among a number of medical practitioners who…

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80% of Jamaicans were infected with chik-V

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Yesterday, the Jamaica Health and Lifestyle Survey III confirmed the widely held speculation that more than half of Jamaicans were infected with the chikungunya virus (chik-V) when it swept across the island a few years ago.Sharing findings from the…

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Student among three persons shot in Falmouth

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WESTERN BUREAU:A 13-year-old student of Muschett High School in Trelawny is now nursing bullet wounds in hospital after he and two men were shot and injured by a masked gunman in Falmouth, the parish’s capital, yesterday morning.Speaking with The…

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Decomposing body of suspected killer deacon found in Mandeville

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MANDEVILLE, MANCHESTER:Linton Stephenson, the 59-year-old Seventh-Day Adventist deacon wanted for the murder of a 25-year-old Mandeville woman, has been found dead in Manchester.The police say that Stephenson’s decomposing body was found at his…

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PNP ready to state alternative policies

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The People’s National Party (PNP) will use its 80th annual general conference next weekend to outline its plans to take Jamaica forward if it is elected to form the next government.PNP General Secretary Julian Robinson says that while the party has…

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‘The hand of God moulded our relationship’

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A divine appointment is the term used by Anil and Tori Daley to describe their union that was seemingly set in stone by God Himself.The two told Family…

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