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published: Thursday | May 31, 2007

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McCalla new Chief Justice of Jamaica
Court of Appeal Judge Zaila McCalla has created history in being the first woman to be appointed Chief Justice of Jamaica. The appointment takes effect on June 27, as Chief Justice Lensley Wolfe is retiring on June 26. A press release which was issued yesterday ...

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Regina presses on in Scripps Spelling Bee
Police target traffic offenders
The gift of prophecy - Instruments of righteousness
The hottest topics on the cocktail circuit
Swashbuckling glass thrower
The nose - A woman's instinct
Gunmen strike in flooded St James
'Gleaner' vendor killed in Montego Bay double murder
'Abby-Gail was a star'
'Police exploiting police'


The life of a Sandy Bay vendor
Sheena was talking at what seemed like lightning speed to the young man sitting on the tree stump beside her. His eyes were droopy and he looked like he was on the verge of sleep. But Sheena didn't seem to notice or at all care.

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Jamaican Bar Association wants input in selection of Chief Justice
PAHO celebrates No Tobacco Day
Foundation to 'headucate' House
Displaced girls yearning for their Musgrave Home
Gunmen rob Rockfort lubricant plant, rape female security guard
Taylor Hall hosts summer school for nearby youth
Jamaican-born is mayor in UK


Partners of Ernst & Young indicted for tax shelter fraud
Four current and former partners of the giant accounting firm Ernst & Young were charged yesterday with fraud and other crimes relating to tax shelters that helped the wealthy escape taxes on incomes exceeding US$10 million. Prosecutors charged Robert Coplan...

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Barclays settles insider trading charges
US enviro group studies conservation at SuperClubs
OUR, C&W win cell rate appeal
HEART graduates 'world-class' craftsmen


Samuels off to England?
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): JAMAICA BATSMAN Marlon Samuels is expected to leave the island today to replace injured captain Ramnareash Sarwan in the Test squad in England.While no official announcement had been released by the West Indies Cricket Board...

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Three-way tie at the top in National premier league play-offs
Lady T out of Derby
Time to come clean on National Under-17 Boyz
Flintoff ruled out of series - All-rounder to go under the knife again
Venus serves up history at Open
Henry tired of finishing fourth in the EPL
The gig is up for tired Ryan
Taekwondo kicks off today in Quebec
Frustrated Bryant wants out of LA
Jamalco, Waulgrovians begin fight for crown
Asafa confident about his fitness
Stewart, Chambers headline NCCA meet
JUTC sweep Business House men's titles
Luna Rossa take on Kiwi ghosts in LV Cup


EDITORIAL - Dilemma of pregnant schoolgirls
The issue of rehabilitation for girls who have become pregnant while attending school has been a contentious one for a long time. It has come into the spotlight again with the disclosure by Beryl Weir, the executive director of the Women's Centre Foundation... -

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Press freedom: Guyana, Venezuela et al
The bear retreats into its lair
What can a 'bills' do?
NOTE-WORTHY - Deportees


LETTER OF THE DAY - Teachers, not business, must run education
THE EDITOR, Sir: WARM AND fraternal greetings. Permit me to respond to 'Let private sector run education' (The Gleaner, May 30), an article reporting on an address, 'Information, Communication Technology - Shaping Our Lives', by Kenneth Sylvester...

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Questions about 'own mandate'
Vote for the issues
Benefits togain from ganja


Miss Global to boast Afro-Caribbean theme
WESTERN BUREAU: Fourteen of the 16 contestants in the Miss Global International Pageant arrived in the island on Tuesday to start final preparation for the pageant, which is slated for Sunday at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in St. Andrew.

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Bechard, Jones take Commonwealth Writers' prizes

What's Cooking

Packing a healthy box
LEAVE NORMA Shirley, the 'Grand Dame' of Caribbean cuisine, for a few minutes, and she comes up with another extraordinary idea. She is fighting her own battle with diabetes and seeing many of her closest friends afflicted. She understands the full horror....

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The Sugar Mill Restaurant - Montego Bay's finest, with fine style and elegance
Directfresh Food on show in Montego Bay
Good food, pleasant ambience - Now revamp!
Move over styrofoam, here come biodegradable containers!


CUBA - Congress should debate effectiveness of embargo
HAVANA (AP): The Unite States Congress should take a hard look at American policy toward Cuba and debate whether Washington's 45-year-old embargo is working, visiting U.S.lawmakers said Tuesday. Headed by Rep. Rosa DeLauro, a Connecticut Democrat...

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PUERTO RICO - Storm anxiety in the air
SWITZERLAND - Geneva Court blocks release of Duvalier's money


UNITED STATES - Murder trial opens for Mississippi Klansman
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP): The cold case trial got under way yesterday in the deaths of two black teenagers who were beaten and dumped still alive into the Mississippi River during the state's dark days of racial brutality. Ku Klux Klansman James Ford Seale faces...

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UNITED STATES - Four killed in murder, suicide
BRAZIL - Police receive training on human rights
Norway ranks highest on peace index

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