Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Monday | February 24, 2014
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Weed time - Paulwell hints at clearer days for ganja this year
MARIJUANA advocates in Jamaica are on a high after Leader of Government Business in the House of Representatives Phillip Paulwell signalled to stake-holders that the use of marijuana in specific quantities...

Paulwell a proud police informer
ANOTHER JAMAICAN legislator has declared that he is "a proud police informer."The latest declaration came yesterday from Phillip Paulwell, minister of science, technology, energy and mining, while he participated in a peace...

Four-day confab staged to boost math numbers
A MAJOR initiative aimed at enhancing the teaching and learning of mathematics in public schools islandwide kicked off last week, with the staging of a four-day conference involving more than 200 principals and heads of maths departments in primary ...

Pastor rips Kartel's music to shreds - Describes artiste's lyrics as "disruptive and violent"
ENTERTAINER VYBZ Kartel yesterday came under a flurry of attack, but it was not in court or in the jail cell where he has been spending time for the last 30 months.Pastor of New Haven Seventh-day Adventist Church, Holland Thompson, ripped into dancehall...

Baptist union elects new president
SHARON SHIM-HUE was elated when her husband was named the president of the Jamaica Baptist Union (JBU) yesterday at the annual General Assembly, held at the National Arena, St Andrew....

Clarendon cops probe disappearance of fisherman and friend
THE CLARENDON police have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of two fishermen who have been missing from the Portland Cottage fishing beach since last Thursday...

JN's Act!on Jamaica Volunteer Corps recruits 35
Thirty-five persons were officially recruited on February 7 as part of the ACT!ON Jamaica Volunteer Corps, a project of the Jamaica National Building Society Foundation, which brings the total number of persons affiliated with the volunteer...

Sectoral Debate must be reformed - Narrower focus a must for Sectoral, State of the Nation debates
For the umpteenth time, Phillip Paulwell, the leader of government business in the House of Representatives, has said the Sectoral Debate is to be reformed, and has given the undertaking...


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