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published: Thursday | September 28, 2006

Lead Stories

Mega ganja seizure
The Narcotics police in collaboration with the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) scored another major success Tuesday afternoon, when they seized over $35 million worth of compressed ganja, one pound of hash oil, two compressors and a small boat engine...

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Cops killed in crash ...
... Trelawny in mourning
House yet to appoint committee to review act
'Update laws to enhance press' - Dr. David McBean Chairman, Media Association Jamaica
Holness sidesteps peace walk


Duppy or 'Taliban'? - Shedding light on the Monymusk mystery
Maxine Reid has been hearing some rather strange squeaky sounds coming from upstairs her tiny office in the old Monymusk Library in Hayes, Clarendon. Now of course, squeaky sounds aren't necessarily anything to panic about....

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Why is the hurricane season quiet - Local disaster preparedness experts are also warning against complacency
Reactions to the 'Crash Programme'
Access to Info unit remains leaderless
Lengthy delay for cancer treatment
Man charged with killing mother and siblings


Pan Caribbean Merchant Bank (PCMB) offers lease financing for BMW customers
Pan Caribbean Merchant Bank (PCMB) has entered into an agreement with the local dealers of BMW, Stewart Motors, to provide lease-financing to prospective customers of the luxury vehicles.

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MiPhone goes with the Flow
7-Eleven dropping Citgo as gas supplier


Hot Haiti crush St. Vincent and the Grenadines
HAITI OPENED their Digicel Caribbean Cup Group D campaign in convincing fashion when they blasted their way past St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4-0 at the National Stadium last night.

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St James score big win over Maldon
Pittacus scores stunning upset
Jamaica tackle Guyana in opener
Pete Matthews to challenge Marland Nattie for top basketball post
Jamaica to host group of 2007 U-17 finals
Calabar look to rebound against Oberlin
Drogba's hat-trick blows away Levski
FROM THE BOUNDARY: Hats off to Don Bradman


EDITORIAL - Work permit lapses
Question Time in the House of Representatives has served its purpose once again to throw light on aspects of government administration that needed to be brought to public notice. This time the matter of work permits issued to foreigners...

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The changing world of global finance
Woman power - And sex runs the world
Chavez's speech has been reduced to that one devil statement ...A dunce and a devil


LETTER OF THE DAY - Corruption at the root of traffic accidents
The Editor, Sir: The headlines scream 'Road deaths could rise to level of HIV/AIDS' 'Ticketing system needs makeover'. However, none of the articles point to the root cause of traffic accidents in Jamaica - gutless politicians...

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Bruce, out of touch
Milking the local market
Calabash Bay Canal
Teach us to fish


The return of Roger Moore
"People want Roger Moore back, I'm not turning back" proclaims long-lost reggae crooner Oriel Johnson, aka Roger Moore. After being away from the reggae scene for 10 years, Moore is planning a huge comeback.

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Prediction! - Clergyman says solidarity of Jamaican artistes, music will lash crime

Farmer's Weekly

Farmers could pay more for farm feeds
Farmers could be asked to pay higher prices for animal feed as the price of corn, which is the main ingredient used to manufacture the product, spirals out of control in the United States.

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Better roads could lead to higher earnings
Extraction plant to expand fruit, vegetable industry
Poultry rearers benefit from training exercise

What's Cooking

Shopping right for your family
Thousands of dollars are spent weekly at the supermarket. And, very often the correct food items that nourish the family are omitted from the shopping cart. Growing children, spouses on the go, seniors and the single professional should...

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Living with HIV: Ainsley Reid shares his diet
Life is one huge story

UWI/Eye on Science

Nutrient flow to Jamaica's coastal waters
There are three major sources of freshwater to the sea: rainwater from the atmosphere, river and groundwater from the land. Rivers are often thought to be the major source, but in some regions groundwater and atmospheric sources...

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NEPA's permit process
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