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published: Friday | September 29, 2006

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Crisis at Jubilee - Doctor says conditions past rotten
Dr. Douglas McDonald, medical doctor at Victoria Jubilee Hospital (VJH), Kingston, yesterday painted a grim picture of the conditions at the facility, claiming that the situation has passed being bad and is now "smelling."

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Holness says sorry to Blair
Prime Minister of Jamaica signs off on massive tourism project
Judge blasts coroners poor jury selection
MacMillan to be sworn in as JLP senator
Government of Jamaica urged to properly staff access to info unit
Sunsplash organisers $millions in the red
'Private sector should make use of Gov't offer'
Security guard killed near home
Legislation to govern PetroCaribe funds set for Parliament
Christie, Knight in verbal clash


Gleaner team receives PAHO health award
The Gleaner's team of health writers Eulalee Thompson, Rosalee Brown, Suzanne Soares-Wynter, Wendel Abel, Trudy Simpson and Kenneth Gardner, has won the prestigious Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) Sagicor Award in the field of health journalism.

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Fifteen get gift of new wheelchairs
NWU chooses new president tomorrow
Government of Jamaica to introduce new policy for land divestment
Surrey 11 get Governor-General awards
Parents urged to complete GSAT registration on time
'Compulsory education must be backed by welfare'
House gives go-ahead for set up of electoral commission
Lewin Williams remembered
Harrison stays on as Sugar Company's CEO


Tank-Weld developing $1.2b port in Rio Bueno... Cement bagging facility included
Tank-Weld, a private construction group of companies owned by the Bicknell family, will be developing a bulk cement and bagging facility at Rio Bueno in Trelawny, under a $1.2 billion-plan to build out the pier in the sleepy north coast township...

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Tavistock injects US$100m to secure 51% stake in Harmony Cove
Stalled sale of Drax Hall property freezes Dyoll plans
Ocho Rios leg of Highway 2000 priced at US$200m ... But to build now, gov't has to vary contract
Mark Myers elected JCC president, promises to build relations
Mayberry says Access' 'impressive' growth made it a good investment.... But won't get involved in running company
Be careful of your greed, Lee Chin warns investors
First Global to introduce 'managed portfolio' option


Brown seeks improvement
JAMAICA PLAYED a game of two contrasting halves on Wednesday night. The first was full of verve and in the second they turned in a tepid performance on their way to a 4-0 whipping of St. Lucia in their Group D Digicel Caribbean Cup opening match...

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FROM THE BOUNDARY - More reasons for technology
Guyana scrape past Jamaica 6-5 in Caribbean women's 15s Rugby:
St George's too strong for Cumberland
KTHS, St Catherine in stalemate
HORSE SENSE - Pity the poor punter
Inzamam cleared of ball tampering


EDITORIAL - Ominous clouds
Two days ago in our editorial column, we urged the leaders of our political parties to set the right tone among their supporters in their electioneering, and to give clear and unequivocal support to the work of the Peace Management Initiative...

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Twenty-four minutes is too long
Baby mothers' dilemma
Doing her job


LETTER OF THE DAY - Bishop Blair should have 'turned the other cheek'
The Editor, Sir: I was disappointed when I watched the television news on Wednesday evening and saw MP Andrew Holness refusing to accept Rev Blair's handshake during a peace walk in his constituency.

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We need to unite
Blair versus Holness
Not a crash programme
Following Gandhi's example


Iyata goes for the unusual
Creativity comes in all forms, but for one struggling designer her creativity is not enough. Patricia 'Empress Iyata' Edwards has been in the business since 1999 and still has not seen the fruits of her labour materialise.

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Jamaica at 28 in beauty Grand Slam
Poetry triple at RedBones
'The Guardian' floats
'Moses' exchanges rod for microphone


It was all about the Chinese
Chinese Ambassador to Jamaica, Zhao Zhenyu, and wife, Wang Xiaoju, hosted a reception to commemorate the 57th National Day of the People's Republic of China. They also used the occasion to say farewell as their tour of duty is coming to an end.

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Hail South Africa!
The fourth coming of Gallery Barrington
Wonderful weekend celebrations
For the love of French

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