New passports coming to curb fraud
WITHIN SIX months, Jamaicans will have access to a new machine-readable passport laced with security features as the Government moves to curb the long-standing problem of passport fraud. National Security and Justice Minister, K.D. Knight, yesterday...
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Ice skating training in Jamaica
SPECIAL OLYMPICS Jamaica has six athletes in training for participants in international competition in Speed Ice Skating. "None of the six athletes has ever skated on ice," says Sports and Competition Director Mrs. Carole Mitchell, "however, they are...
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Cops hunt parolees for businesswoman's murder
RADA helps drought-affected farmers
Agri projects get US help
JAMAICA AND the United States yesterday signed a US$5 million (J$200 million) loan agreement under the PL480 programme to help with the funding of local agricultural projects, including the production of ackees and other fruits. The agreement was signed.
'Use facilities of PC Bank wisely'
CIB trains farmers to
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Coffee growers promised advance interim payment
Windies on the run
MANCHESTER - THE history of cricket is filled with some master fast bowlers, and yesterday at Old Trafford Courtney Andrew "Cuddy" Walsh proved, for the umpteenth time, that apart from the world record number of wickets to back his claim, he is one of..
County Champs bowls off
De Oliveira happy with squad
Rakkadash for 2-y-o feature
Future of the JAS
SO, THERE is to be no new election for the post of president of the JAS in the wake of serious allegations of over-voting in the recent exercise. The Society's CEO Mr. Robert Reid seemed to have convinced a majority of Board members that the process had..
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Distorting the National Flag
THE EDITOR, Madam: ON THE eve of the anniversary of our Independence celebrations, I must bring to your notice, what appears to be the bastardisation of one of our most important symbols our National Flag.
Martin Henry is off-base
Polls, do them properly or not at all
The facts on Maidstone Anglican Church
Lalor is no Iacocca
Cruise ship tourism needs laid-back approach
Thousands flock Dance Hall Night
WESTERN BUREAU: A SUDDEN end to 'Dance Hall Night' and no explanation from the promoters or their representatives left thousands of Reggae Sumfest fans at Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre, Montego Bay, in confusion early Friday morning.
Dennis Brown's widow still unhappy
The spirit of our heritage
THE SHACKLES of slavery were broken almost a century ago, but the memories of sweet freedom is alive today in the rich culture of the "Kumina people". In a recent interview with The Gleaner, Wesley Campbell, 65, explains that Kumina refers to the music..
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Modernising the housing finance market
EVERTON HANSON, General Manager of the Jamaica Mortgage Bank (JMB), has stressed the need to modernise the housing finance market in Jamaica. He said that this can be done through the utilisation of the secondary mortgage market and mortgage-backed...
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