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Rift in the camp - Ottey saga threatens to disrupt some races

SYDNEY: A MAJOR fallout appears to be looming in the Jamaican Olympic track-and-field team five days before the final three runners are selected for the women's 100 metres event.

Commission to review use of ganja
THE GOVERNMENT is to set up a broad-based national commission to review the use of ganja in Jamaica. The review will focus on whether the illegal herb should be decriminalised for use in specific circumstances and conditions.

AMCHAM raising cash for crime team
THE AMERICAN Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica (AMCHAM) says it has collected more than half the US$70,000 it needs to fund the visit of a United States police research team to Jamaica to assist in the fight against crime. Becky Stockhausen, AMCHAM's...

The greying of Jamaica
ACCORDING TO the Jamaica Survey of Living Conditions 1999, the fastest-growing segment of the population is the age group 65 and over. The annual survey, conducted jointly by the Planning Institute of Jamaica and the Statistical Institute of Jamaica,...

Superintendent Burey's evidence
Excerpts from the report of the Commission of Enquiry into the forced removal of the homeless from the streets of Montego Bay in July 1999 -- Part 3

Maitland Evans decries 'slaughter house journalism'
SPALDING, Clarendon: CHURCHES INVEST tens of millions of dollars in Jamaican communities but people don't hear about it because "we are dominated with slaughter house journalism.

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