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published: Thursday | May 19, 2005
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Police $300m offer - Surprise move in salary negotiations
GOVERNMENT IS proposing to pay the rank-and-file members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) a one-time payment of $300 million, The Gleaner learned last night.

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Cops go AWOL
'Zekes' detained; linked to double murder
International calls to carry service levy
House gives deadline for new plea-bargaining law
Police love triangle case... - Ex-cop saw bloodstains in car
Corletts Road residents protest - Say 16-y-o youth was killed in cold blood


MoH to probe harassment over HIV/AIDS medication - Complaints from persons unable to pay
DR. PETER Figueroa, chief of epidemiology and AIDS in the Ministry of Health (MoH), is to investigate reports that persons are being harassed to pay for HIV-fighting medication at some treatment sites under the public access drug programme...

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World marks HIV/AIDS Vaccine Awareness Day
See you in court! - Watchdog agency to take legal action against JPS
Gov't to push for flexi-work law
'Woefully short' - Golding raps anti-corruption plan


Blogs, bloggers and blogging
IN SIMPLE terms, a blog is an online diary or journal. A 'diary' in the tangible world (not Internet) would typically be updated by writing or typing the entries on paper.

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US limiting Chinese clothing imports
Lockdown looms - Businesses in May Pen to close for several hours today


Pathetic Windies - Regional side loses sixth consecutive ODI at home - Fail to beat modest score set by Pakistan
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC: PAKISTAN EXTENDED the West Indies' abysmal run in the 2005 home season, defeating the Caribbean side by 59 runs in the opening fixture of the three-match Digicel One-Day International series yesterday.

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Easy win puts Portmore in the lead
McIntosh's hat-trick sinks Arlington
Bull Bay mow down soldiers
W'house thrash Arnett
Invaders shock Harbour View
C Spring pip Rivoli
N Manley, Eltham in title replay
Extra-time penalty enrages Greenwich Town


Police and the rule of law
WE BELIEVE a strong case can be made for the police in their current wage negotiations to be given special treatment, given the circumstances in which they are working and their notoriously paltry salaries.

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High noon in the world economy
Seaga's inaugural lecture
And the poor are left to die


LETTER OF THE DAY - Church's role can be disruptive
THE EDITOR, Sir: I AM delighted that society and the government recognise that the Church has a role to play in bringing renewal to the country. The Prime Minister said as much in a speech in Ocho Rios to a church group.

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Problems with RGD
Roots of crime
Sheer PR
Cops need state-of-the-art equipment


Exploring blackness
AS A poem, The Black That I Am is interesting, though lacking in poetic strength. However, when it is stretched into a dramatic monologue it becomes stronger, and when it is further expanded into a full length play it becomes...

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Greensleeves Records wins copyright case
Jackson's cousin says boys stole wine

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time for tea
THE CUSTOM of taking tea together is among the most ancient forms of hospitality. While the character of the beverage and the rituals for its preparation and serving differ from one area of the world to another...

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'Clean' talk for Labour Day

Live Cricket Updates - new!!!

West Indies vs Pakistan 2 & 3 One Day Internationals May 21 & 22, 2005

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