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published: Saturday | February 28, 2004
Lead Stories


US troops for Haiti? - Bush considers sending warships, marines
THE UNITED States is considering sending a three-ship group carrying U.S. marines to Haiti, headed by the helicopter carrier USS Saipan, as the Pentagon weighs a range of options for addressing the crisis, defence officials said yesterday.

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Call for revamped education system
JTA will decide on MoU next month
Civil groups call on Gov't to scrap Terrorism Bill
New rules for waste transport
JFJ seeks reparation for Michael Gayle
UN says no to CARICOM - Will not intervene with force in Haiti
IMAJ to honour women for excellence in construction

News


Canada's top cop has a big heart
CANADA'S POLICE Chief Julian Fantino has a big heart and it weighs more than the 21,000 lb of supplies that he has brought for the island's inner-city children.

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Cops link body to stolen car ring
Fate hangs in the balance
AUSJAM to honour redundancy claims
Inner-city youth lauded
His last days were happy ones
Riversdale training centre get boost from C&W
Shopkeeper loses appeal
...Jamaica will accept refugees

Business


March 15 deadline for J'cans working abroad to pay taxes
DIRECTOR-GENERAL for Tax Administration, Clive Nicholas is reminding persons who live in Jamaica but work abroad that they are required to pay taxes on their world income and need to file returns by March 15. Explaining, the Director-General...

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Cabinet approves $48m textbook contract for Trinidadian printery

Sport


Advantage Jamaica
THE FOUR-day semi-final match of the Carib Beer International Challenge Trophy contest between Jamaica and the Windward Islands at Alpart enters its third and penultimate day today with the home team, thanks to three quick wickets by Nehemiah Perry and...

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Santos aiming to cement lead
Campbell, Hinds spearhead Barbados semi-final fight-back
Adrian Coote's heroics ignites West Cumberland Flames
Crimson Magic hard to beat in feature
Lawson in Ja squad to face England
Rain puts damper on games

Commentary


No more illegal buildings
MOST COUNTRIES and cities in the world prohibit its citizens from erecting buildings, residential or commercial, without prior approval to ensure that the structures comply with building codes, satisfy certain ratios for the number of rooms to land...

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Fry jacks and Johnny Cakes

Letters


LETTER OF THE DAY - The MoU needs management
THE EDITOR, Sir; THE MEMORANDUM of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of Jamaica and the trade unions can be a major breakthrough achievement for the Government if it is managed properly.

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If not the poor then who ...?
J'cans have poured into other countries
Why aren't we our brother's keeper?
Copacabana's perennial water problem
'Emancipate ourselves from mental slavery'
To cry or not to cry
My sympathy goes out
Make a difference in the world
Jamaica has enough problems
What an evil letter
We are rich in compassion

Entertainment


Best of Jamaica on show
WESTERN BUREAU: THOUSANDS OF patrons poured into the Hague show ground in Trelawny on Wednesday for the 49th Hague Agricultural Show dubbed 'The Power of 49'.

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SOAPSCENE

Farmer's Weekly


Encouraging figures from fishing sector
LOCAL FISHERMEN caught an estimated 7.3 million kilograms of fish in 2003 ­100,000 kilograms more than the catch for 2002 and 1 million more than that of 2001, according to the Statistical Institute of Jamaica.

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Azaraae Morris - a man of the soil

Mind & Spirit


Faith-based sprinting
AT 21, he is one of the fastest men in the world over 100 metres and is a strong prospect for a medal at the forthcoming Olympics, but most important to Asafa Powell is winning for God.

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What is Islam, and who are Muslims? - PART 3 (FINALE)
In choice of Bible versions, we shall not want




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