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Jamaica Gleaner News
published: Saturday | February 28, 2004

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.

Cops link body to stolen car ring
THE BODY of 26 year-old Jonathan Bessiers was found about 6:00 a.m. yesterday in bushes adjacent to the National Water Commission's treatment plant in White Marl, St. Catherine. Reports reaching The Gleaner are that residents of the White Marl area...

Fate hangs in the balance
WESTERN BUREAU: CAROL WALKER, the woman who was lost in the prison system for 12 years, will have to wait several more weeks to hear whether the charges against her will finally be dismissed.

AUSJAM to honour redundancy claims
THE AUSJAM Mining Company has agreed to honour redundancy claims for workers who were displaced as a result of the company ceasing operations in December last year. The decision followed a meeting with Horace Dalley, Minister of Labour and Social...

Inner-city youth lauded
FOUR OUTSTANDING youths from the inner-city community of Franklin Town, East Kingston were honoured Thursday by Pat Den Promotions in collaboration with Grace, Kennedy and Company Ltd. At a special awards function held at the Courtleigh All Suites...

His last days were happy ones
CLAUDE MARKS lived a life characterized by his three great loves - country, community and family. He passed away on Tuesday, February 10, 2004 after a three-year battle with cancer.

Riversdale training centre get boost from C&W
RESIDENTS OF Riversdale, St. Catherine will now have increased exposure to computer education as they recently received well-needed assistance from Cable & Wireless Jamaica which donated a refurbished upgraded computer to the community which is in...

Shopkeeper loses appeal
THE COURT of Appeal yesterday upheld the convictions of a 43-year-old shopkeeper who fired a shot at a customer after they were engaged in an argument because the shopkeeper refused to sell her goods on the basis that she was always...

...Jamaica will accept refugees
WESTERN BUREAU: NO HAITIAN refugee will be turned back from Jamaican shores, National Security Minister Dr. Peter Phillips reasserted yesterday amid news that the United States had turned back some 537.

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