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published: Thursday | December 23, 2004
Lead Stories


Air J shake-up
Finance Minister to announce major changes

FINANCE MINISTER Dr. Omar Davies is expected to announce changes to the ownership and management structure of the cash-strapped Air Jamaica at a press conference today...

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Narco cops nab Mandeville businessman
Minimum wage increase February 1
JPS offers billing reprieve

News


Another twist to price gouging fiasco
Consumer Affairs Commission reinstates Raymond Pryce

THE CONSUMER Affairs Commission (CAC) has reinstated Raymond Pryce, its director of information, research and communication, who had resigned following a faulty survey which wrongly accused several supermarket retailers of price gouging...

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Kingston flooded with Christmas shoppers
Kingston water project plans well under way
Institute to certify education officers

Business


Alcoa to expand Jamalco refinery
PITTSBURGH: ALCOA YESTERDAY announced that its Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals (AWAC) affiliate and the Government of Jamaica have signed an agreement in principle to expand the Jamalco alumina refinery in Clarendon, Jamaica, by more than 1.5 million..

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Toll road offers top-up option

Sport


WI impasse nears end
ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada, CMC: THE WEST Indies cricket tour of Australia appears set to go ahead, after a tense meeting between the rivalling West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA), brought the parties near a...

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Another trophy for 'Daniel'

Commentary


Root out rogue cops
IT IS generally acknowledged that there is some degree of corruption in the Jamaica Constabulary; indeed the notion of the 'rogue cop' is common in police forces elsewhere. Here at home the wrongdoing has erupted in a gun battle of cops versus cops in...

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Hebrew thought
Don't drink - responsibly
FOREIGN FOCUS
The Iran option

Letters


LETTER OF THE DAY
Education ­ the last wake-up call

THE EDITOR, Sir: AS THE education debate rages on, let us not be carried away by every wind of doctrine. The task force has done a tremendous job for which they deserve kudos. However, let ...

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Noteworthy
WELL DONE!
'Richie did not live in vain'
... he was a beautiful human being

Entertainment


Changing the image of African people
DERRICK ASHONG, a Ph.D. student at Harvard University, proclaims himself a man on a mission. His quest, a journey he has just begun, is to change the image of African people in the media, both in the motherland and in the diaspora. He visited the island.

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Tenors audition for Pavarotti

What's Cooking


Veg Out!
...FOR CHRISTMAS DINNER

PERISH THE thought that vegetarian food is boring and if you cannot imagine Christmas dinner without ham and roast beef, think again. Kingsley Benjamin, chef at the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) canteen...

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A little bit of this and that
Dining out in Jamaica and Barbados
Tips on where to eat this Christmas
Soy to the world
Tofu, the super soy food with many faces


How can you help Jamaica now?
The Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) has established a 'Recovery Fund' to help aid Jamaica's recovery after Hurricane Ivan.Under the fund Jamaicans and friends of Jamaica can send contributions to help rebuild Jamaica via JNBS outlets for free. [ more ]





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