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published: Friday | August 17, 2007

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Brace for 'Dean'
With the possibility that Hurricane Dean could be in Jamaica's territorial waters by Sunday, the Meteorological Service has advised fishers and other marine operators that weather conditions are expected to steadily deteriorate during the next 48 to 72 hours....

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Preaching politics
All 146 candidates legitimate - Walker
Lab work pays off for lawyer
Missing persons case frustrating family - Cops promise breakthrough
Gordon Shirley to take UWI reins Oct 1
Political meetings banned in troubled constituencies
Government health-scheme meeting today
Gang feud behind St James double murder


Jamaican-born doctor gets fellowship at top US hospital
Since 1991, U.S. News and World Report has recognised the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago as the 'Best Rehabilitation Hospital in America' - no other speciality hospital has been consecutively ranked the 'best'. In July this year Jamaican-born Paula Dawson...

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Organisation of American States (OAS) observers for election day
Schools' preparations hampered
Proceeds of Crime Act setto break organised crime
OUR: $50 million redress available to consumers
Son of murdered couple arrested
'Stronger NGO network needed'
Nembhard appeals extradition
Storm watch


Cash Plus lands Airlink deal - Grabs majority control of domestic carrier
The Carlos Hill-owned Cash Plus Group reportedly signed off on another major deal on Monday, when it took majority control of domestic air carrier, International Airlink. The value of the acquisition is uncertain at this time. When the Financial Gleaner contacted Cash Plus...

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Lascelles boasts increased profits
Jamaica to benefit from biodiesel production
No politician has yet been able to identify the 'magic bullet'
Independent central bank nothing new - Bank of Jamaica (BoJ) boss
Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) lobbies for downtown-based offshore financial centre
Jamaica an offshore financial
Wan tipped to join FGFS
Decades of gas in Trinidad - But industry leaders wantexploration incentives
Chin-Mook new Small Businesses Asso-ciation of Jamaica (SBAJ) president
Dell to fess up on real earnings
First Global postpones opening of Liguanea branch
COMMENTARY - FINSAC revisited (Part II)
Economy grew in third quarter
US home construction falls


Bronze for Grant at Para Pan
Sylvia Grant won Jamaica's fourth medal at the Para Pan American Games yesterday. Grant who had earlier captured a silver in the javelin collected a bronze yesterday when she placed third in the discus in class F57 with a throw of 22.02m and 835 points....

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Under-19s fall to Barbados
Young Reggae Boyz grounded
'Experts' go head to head
Liverpool, Chelsea inbig clash
FROM THE BOUNDARY - Cool it, captain Sarwan
Big night for Beckham
South Africa omit Kallis, Boucher
Stay with Wagonist
Leewards ease past Windwards in TCL tourney
Roger Federer survives scare
Jamaica give creditable performance


EDITORIAL - Port Royal's promise and neglect
An online reader in Britain has recorded his sadness at the photograph of the ramshackle building which houses the Port Royal Post Office which we published as a 'Tyrone's Watch' feature on Tuesday. The reader's views, printed on the page opposite...

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From asset to liability
Remembering Marcus Garvey
Short-changed on literacy
NOTE-WORTHY: After the speech


LETTER OF THE DAY - It's wrong to blame slavery for Jamaican violence
The Editor, Sir:I am writing with regard to an article in The Gleaner, dated August 3, about slavery being responsible for Jamaicans' violent nature. I totally disagree with such a claim and I think that it is full time that we stop blaming slavery ...

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White River Valley dump
Pathetic performance
Here's how vaccines work


St Matthew reborn on 9/11
On September 11, 2001, when the world was in chaos, Matthew 'St. Matthew' Golding found a new peace. The two planes that crashed into the Twin Towers in New York City prompted the war that is now taking place in Iraq. It was a time when many people tried to find answers...

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Soupbone wins 'Sey Sup'm' poetry contest
Meet the beauties - Racquel Powell charming, shy
Meet the beauties - Tiffany Ellis a three-year beauty contest veteran
Meet the Beauties - Marika Hornsby
Kristen Wood aims to be a role model
Simone Poot enters for growth, charity
Halle-lujah! Pregnant at last?
More charges for Foxy


Rusea's Reunites - Old students' association gathers to recognise excellence
AN EVENING of moonlight dining and entertainment on the quadrangle of the Rusea's High School in Hanover was overshadowed by the tropical wave over the island last weekend. However, this did little to dampen the spirits of the resilient 'Russians'...

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Developing leaders in memory of Selma
'Touch of France' winner Paris-bound
Ralph Lauren paints Jamaica


PM Gonsalves urges vigilance on 'Dean'
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC): Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves yesterday warned Vincentians to be watchful of Hurricane Dean, while expressing relief that the country may be spared the worst of the hurricane's fury. Gonsalves, chairman of this country's National Emergency Management...

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Ruling party commits to full five-year term
Parties condemn shooting of candidate
Investigative arm of cops raises concern


Powerful quake kills hundreds
CHINCHA, Peru, (Reuters): Powerful aftershocks shook Peru yesterday as rescuers pulled wounded and dead from collapsed homes and churches a day after a massive earthquake killed hundreds of people.Hospitals were overwhelmed with injured in the cities of...

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Psychological tests for terror suspect


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