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published: Friday | August 26, 2005
Lead Stories


JLP leads 'light' protest
ABOUT FIFTY angry people led by the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) protested what they described as "unconscionable" rate increases by the Jamaica Public Service Company's (JPS) at the company's head office along Knutsford Boulevard...

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School trauma - SECOND EDUCATOR KILLED THIS WEEK
Scotland Yard chief to visit Ja
Tax Administration czar, Clive Nicholas, retires
Hurricane Katrina kills two
Spirit woos with low fares
Better CXC passes in maths, English
No ease in high-energy bills
Canada names J'can as ambassador to the Dominican Republic

News


Henry-Wilson meets grieving students, staff of Boscobel Primary
BOSCOBEL, St. Mary: MINISTER OF Education, Maxine Henry-Wilson, brought some comfort to grieving teachers, students and residents of the Boscobel Primary School when she led a delegation from the ministry to the school on Wednesday.

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Pathologist shortage irks JFJ
Patrick Genius case heads to Privy Council
School in Olympic Gdns to get more classroom space
C&W to announce new local calling rate
Health official urges mothers to immunise infants
PSOJ's declaration to be signed next month

Business


Petrotrin to lose J ' can market
TRINIDAD AND Tobago's state-owned oil company Petrotrin will lose its market in Jamaica, based on the agreement signed by the governments of Jamaica and Venezuela on Tuesday.

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PetroCaribe countries to save billions, says Chavez
NCB spending $367m in Port Antonio
Slow go on oil exploration bids
Dr Wesley Hughes looks to Ja ' s future
Cara's communications focus - Tips on making your speech count
Practical application of the Companies Act
Irish lessons for Ja - The story of Intel's investment in Ireland
Marketing in Jamaica

Sport


Smith out to play spoiler
JAMAICA'S WORLD triple jump champion, Trecia Smith, has a golden chance to play the spoiler today. If the 29-year-old can beat Russia's Tatyana Lebedeva at the Memorial Van Damme meet in Brussels...

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Shelton move thwarted
Boyz game called off
Richardson back in the fold
WICB auditors angered by leak of sponsorship details
FROM THE BOUNDARY - The new committee and the World Cup
Knights bounce into final
HORSE SENSE - Cooling out

Commentary


The hazards of the JUTC
THE HIKE in bus fares is supposed to increase revenue to the cash-strapped and struggling JUTC, which is subsidised by the Government to the tune of some $2 billion per year. Despite the whopping 67 per cent fare increase...

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The magic of March 2006
What good are laws if not enforced?

Letters


LETTER OF THE DAY - The school fees chaos
THE EDITOR, Sir: THE PRESENT situation with school fees is at best chaotic. There are school fees, reduced school fees, frozen school fees, school fees dressed up as PTA contribution, school fees pretending to be development fund...

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Jamaica Public Service needs competition
Proceed with caution
Dismantling garrisons
Not low-skilled

Entertainment


Mini-Miss Fletcher's Land contestants sashed
ON WEDNESDAY evening the Fletcher's Land Youth Upliftment and Cultural Committee staged a dinner and Sashing for the Mini-Miss Fletcher's Land Contest at the Fletcher's Land Community Centre, Kingston.

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The phenomenal seventies
'Longest Yard' - A comic touchdown
Justin Timberlake wins libel case

Social


Kudos for Kingsley
"KINGSLEY IS not boxed in; he's a doer; he's a conceptualiser; dependable; selfless; always committed to Jamaica." These were just some of the words used by some of the leading members of the Jamaican business and political...

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Shades of Italy
Virgos
Talking health on television

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