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published: Tuesday | February 28, 2006
Lead Stories

Mob vents anger - Residents flock police station over killing of five; threaten detainee
IN A scene unfamiliar to the town of Morant Bay, St. Thomas, a sea of angry residents yesterday threatened to attack the police station, demanding that the lawmen hand over a man they claimed was responsible for the deaths of the five family members...

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Public sector in need of pharmacists
SW St Andrew proud of Portia - 'We expect a lot of things...improvement and all that'.
... Her birthplace too
Patterson meets with Parliamentary group - To conclude 'formalities' about naming successor
Jamaica Labour Party unfazed by Simpson Miller's victory


Int'l experts express interest in upcoming Patterson Institute
UP TO 20 leading international experts have expressed an interest in joining the P.J. Patterson Institute of Science, Technology and Innovation to be launched in Kingston next January. That's according to Professor Calestous Juma...

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Golden Spring Health Centre - Clinic or goat shed?
Appleton Estate seeks land for expansion
Pan Carib awards 24 scholarships


First Maersk vessel to arrive in March
THE FIRST vessel from the Maersk shipping line should arrive in Kingston by the end of March. This was announced last week, during the business investment forum hosted by Prime Minister P.J. Patterson.

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Supreme Ventures to list on exchange
Cement monopoly damaging Jamaica - Jamaica Labour Party
Business sector reactions


Bolt to miss Commonwealth Games
WORLD JUNIOR 200m record holder Usain Bolt has pulled out of next month's Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia after picking up an injury at Saturday's Gibson Relays at the National Stadium.

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Samuels blasts ton in dramatic win
West Indies batting to avoid whitewash
Bradley Stewart is new Arnett head coach
Morant Bay in the lead
The origins of horse racing
Stewart on the double
ON THE BOUNDARY - Manchester go down but not without a fight
Glenmuir, KC win
Wolmer's Boys rally


Murders most foul
THE MURDERS of five members of one family in St. Thomas on the weekend were particularly dastardly, even for a country which has seen so many as to leave most of us numb with anger, fear and outrage.

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Portia, Phinn and prophecy
The placement of dons
The once and future kingdom


LETTER OF THE DAY - Bible talk and pulpit protest
THE EDITOR, Sir: JAMAICA HAS the potential to be a very great nation, if for no other reason than the fact that when we set our collective mind on something, we really dig in deep. Take for example the homosexual issue...

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Start acting now Portia
Religious Hard Talk a nuisance
Power of the electorate


Cool Jerry Butler heats up Morgan's Harbour
JERRY 'THE Iceman' Butler was so cool on Sunday evening that even a microphone glitch at a critical juncture did not get him hot under the collar of his cream jacket. "Microphone trying to go crazy on The Iceman"...

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Hollywood anxiously awaits Oscar envelope

The Shipping Industry

Port Bustamante remembers two great stalwarts
ERIC WRIGHT and Roy Williams, who helped to make the Port of Kingston one of the world's finest, passed on earlier this month. Both died of natural causes after giving a combined total of 70 years' service as stevedores.

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Kingston Wharves Limited sponsors Shipping Industry Golf Tournament


UNITED STATES: US to conduct broader review of Arab company
WASHINGTON (AP): The Bush administration will conduct a highly unusual second review of potential security risks in a business deal it previously approved for a United Arab Emirates-based company...

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BARBADOS: Arthur puts Barbados in election mode

Portia Wins the PNP Presidential Race
Final Results
Portia Simpson-Miller Peter Phillips Omar Davis Karl Blythe
1775 1538 283 204


It,s Portia! PNP's First Female President

Portia Simpson-Miller New President of the PNP

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