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Stabroek News

published: Saturday | January 1, 2005
Lead Stories


Housing relief for Portland Cottage
THE CONTRACT for the reconstruction of houses ravaged by Hurricane Ivan in Portland Cottage, Clarendon, estimated to cost $200 million, will be signed this month, Danville Walker, head of the Office of National Reconstruction (ONR), told The Gleaner.

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Tsunami relief distribution threatened by disease fears
Two appointed to the Judicial Commission
Two more vehicles taken from Rio Cobre
'Operation Kingfish ­ good move'

News


Messages for the new year 2005 - Challenges and opportunities ahead
THE YEAR 2005 is upon us. It brings many challenges. It also provides opportunities for us to complete the unfinished tasks that were started in 2004. We are engaged in the planning and implementation of several projects that will bring great economic...

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Seeking better for the new year
Time for reflection, contemplation

Business


'Honeyman' Sydney Davidson reaps sweet rewards
LUCEA, Hanover: FOR THE past ten years, Sydney Davidson has been keeping bees in the hills of Maryland, Hanover.

Now he manages more than 60 colonies of bees, some of which surround his house in Maryland ...

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Changes to packing regulations coming
More hurricane relief for agro sector
'Ivan' dampens Xmas sorrel yield

Sport


JAAA to review selection policy
FORMER JAMAICA Amateur Athletic Association (JAAA) president, Neville 'Teddy' McCook, is the new chairman of the JAAA's selection committee.

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The real deal
Brian slips in rankings
Captain Lara joins teammates in London

Commentary


Positive economic prospects
AS THE New Year, 2005 begins, there is an understandable focus on the economic prospects for the new year. At first blush, the prospects for the economy are essentially positive. For one thing the Ministry of Finance's efforts in raising relatively cheap.

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Solutions for a more effective Highway 2000

Letters


LETTER OF THE DAY - Let us work for a disaster-free Ja
THE EDITOR, Sir: JAMAICAN CITIZENRY is more than familiar with natural disasters. While we are trying to rebuild following Hurricane Ivan, news of the devastating Boxing Day tsunami, with an awful death toll, leaves us wondering how to live with natural

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Half-true statement
Great task ahead to fix Air Jamaica
Shape up please, NWC

Entertainment


Mind and Spirit - Chatting with a Christian ROCKER
THE IDEA of a Christian rocker, is virtually an oxymoron. Rock music has long evoked imageries of rebellion ...

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The National Gallery A year of fine performance


How can you help Jamaica now?
The Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) has established a 'Recovery Fund' to help aid Jamaica's recovery after Hurricane Ivan.Under the fund Jamaicans and friends of Jamaica can send contributions to help rebuild Jamaica via JNBS outlets for free. [ more ]





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