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published: Wednesday | November 26, 2008

Lead Stories

34:15 - Hangman wanted
PARLIAMENT yesterday gave warm-up instructions to the hangman, telling him through a unanimous conscience vote that he was wanted back at work soon.However, the Senate will have a say, by way of a similar vote, whether the death penalty should be retained...

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'Appalling' - Gomes disgusted by parliamentarians' approach to conscience vote
And they say …
The bungling of Pratt and Morgan
An exhibition of 'Island Expressions' at Tryall Club
Reprieve - Workers get a break as unions and employers agree to delay job cuts
Customs auctioning unclaimed goods
Extended mailing services for Christmas
Bad road hurts rural attractions
Some job losses inevitable - Brown - UAWU president advises workers to have alternative plan


A dream to transform self, company and country
An encounter with Donna Duncan-Scott feels like a reunion with a good old friend. Her easygoing style immediately engages you and her animated mannerisms create such an air of familiarity, that you could easily find yourself kicking off your shoes, putting up your feet...

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Beach battle - Tide turning against access to private shores for locals
Understanding allergies
Millwood bus row heads to Privy Council
William Knibb puts focus on reading
Abortion regret haunts graduate
'Culture change' can sweep out school violence - Holness
Claim NIS benefits
As divestment of industry looms ...Uncertain future worries workers
Bribery case against Basdeo Panday adjourned


Goodyear to wind up Jamaican operations
Goodyear Jamaica Limited has decided to end its four decade run in Jamaica, saying this week it will wind up the company once shareholders approve the move. The move comes 11 years after the company stopped making tyres here at its plant in St Thomas,...

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JB moving ahead with ethanol expansion - Billion-dollar project to be ready by March
Michael Lee Chin, Stewart's recognised as civic leaders
Cuba seeks Russia's embrace
Brazil's once booming ethanol sector hits brakes
Carib leaders join forces to fight financial crisis
54 more US banks added to 'problem list'


Reggae Boyz to face Barbados in opening game
THE REGGAE Boyz will face Trinidad and Tobago's Soca Warriors, Grenada's Spice Boyz and Barbados in Group A of the 2008 Digicel Caribbean Championships, which will be held from December 3-14 at Jarrett Park, the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium and the National Stadium...

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IT IS I eyes Gladiator Trophy
Robles' IAAF award a bolt out of the blue
All clear for WI players
Man United enter knockout phase
Guyana joins bid to host Twenty20 Champs in 2010
Saints march past Packers
Vick pleads guilty to dogfighting charge
No rush for Olympic dope tests
Chelsea vulnerable for face-off at Bordeaux


EDITORIAL - Let teachers perform for that $15 billion
Unless he pleads for a deferment, which will be difficult after his recent unprompted declaration of intent, Audley Shaw, the finance minister, will soon be rummaging around the national coffers for an extra $15 billion, or so, to give more pay to teachers...

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LETTER OF THE DAY - Gladiator contests for death-row candidates
The Editor, Sir: I just had the pleasure/nightmare of spending six months on a project in Jamaica. While I had a rather pleasant experience over all, I have to comment on some problems. What is wrong with the majority of good people...

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Break their necks publicly
Jamaica fuel costs still too high
Correction to GDP data
In defence of democratic institutions
Hang the wretches!
Appointments to Caribbean Court
Defending gay view on families
Christianity and death penalty
Last-resort status of Carib Court


Air Supply to perform for charity
Internationally acclaimed duo, Air Supply, will perform at the National Indoor Sports Centre on December 14 for local charity organisation Food For the Poor. The show, billed Command Performance Children for Charity, will also feature local acts John Holt...

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Canines get dolled up at Doggie Fashion Show
Carlos' Café celebrates 18th anniversary
Backup singer 'Baby G' dies at 70
Something extra

Profiles in Medicine

Better educated Jamaicans drink more - JHLS 2008
Alcohol drinking is so intricately woven into our social fabric that alcohol is not always viewed as a substance of abuse and as risky behaviour.Alcohol use was one of the risk behaviours explored in the lifestyle section of the Jamaica Health and Lifestyle Survey...

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Prevention is always better
Nutrition therapy for HIV/AIDS
Don't mix alcohol and exercise
The silent killer
Men's health and alcohol use


Musings of a serial entrepreneur - The serious business of partying
As the festive season approaches, the party scene will be buzzing and for the next few weeks, corporate and social groups alike will organise numerous events in the spirit of the season. A smooth party experience requires meticulous planning ...

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DE-STRESS - Workplace stress: symptoms and causes
Focal point - Mind over matter
Psychometric Assessments: benefits to companies
Inve$mart - Financial success - it's all about strategy
The Sony H50, clicking high on features

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