Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Wednesday | December 30, 2009
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The woes of journalism
The Gleaner continues to look at the plight of journalists the world over after the Committee to Protect Journalists reported that up to December 1, 136 journalists were sitting in jail cells worldwide and 68 had been killed in 2009.

Love your neighbour as yourself
Hi neighbour! If you are reading this column for the first time, you will notice that it's not about entertainment but investment - in the lives of others. Persons are reminded here of their neighbourly duty to care for and share with one another...

Deported, but no passport
I was deported but my passport was surrendered before I left the United States. How can I get it back? If this is not possible, can I apply for a new passport? In many instances, people who have been deported to Jamaica have been required to hand over...

Nelson promises good cops will be rewarded
The National Security Ministry says it will in the new year be focusing on rewarding policemen and women who steer clear of corrupt activities and work beyond the call of duty. "There must be a balance," Minister of National Security Dwight Nelson...

Legal Aid Council to give free advice at fair in January
The Legal Aid Council, an arm of the Ministry of Justice, will next month host its first Legal Aid Saturday, providing free legal advice to Jamaicans from all walks of life.The three-hour session will be held on January 23, beginning at 9 a.m.

Young professionals want an audience
THE JAMAICA Association of Young Professionals (JAYP) has expressed disappointment with government's persistence with income tax."We are asking for a general look at some of the recommendations contained in the Matalon report...

Second autopsy results on seven-year-old today
The results of the second autopsy on the body of seven-year-old Tee-Marie Bennett, who was reportedly washed away during heavy rains last Tuesday in Day's Mountain, St Mary, should be known today. The autopsy was carried out yesterday in Spanish Town...

New book targets teens
Jacqueline Champier, a counselling psychologist, has written her first book, Issues of the Heart - Counseling for Teens and Young Adults. The book comes on the back of a study which revealed that half of Jamaica's teen girls were forced to have sex, and 94 per cent...

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