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published: Sunday | April 2, 2006
Lead Stories

READY TO SERVE - Workable Cabinet say industry leaders
NEWLY-APPOINTED Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, yesterday called on the church community to form an alliance with her administration. In addition, she said she would be instructing Cabinet ministers to appoint the clergy on every board ...

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A new era
A workable Cabinet
Farewell P.J.
Burden of state lifted
New Cabinet reflects reality
Women can lead way in curbing violence
Bottom-up development workable
The community agenda - Burke hopes for more participation


Inmate looks to Jamaican Government for assistance
A JAMAICAN MAN facing death by lethal injection for killing a cop in Florida is turning to the Jamaican Government in a desperate bid to save his life.

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RM goes head to head with Judicial Services Commission
Ralph Gonsalves visits Mona High
Investing in Jamaica's human resources
Land Titles Office in turmoil
The bomb and non-proliferation (Pt II)
JCF graduates get new mandate


WHEN WILL IT END? Investors feel the pinch as stock market continues to plunge
ON APRIL 26 last year the Jamaica Stock Exchange main index closed the day at 120,385 points. The main JSE index closed at 84,660 points on Thursday last week, a drop of 30 per cent from its peak of April 26.

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Another way to invest: Foreign exchange trading
Funding hinders cable TV
Commentary - Doha talks under threat


West Indies Cricket Board accepts Brathwaite's resignation
THE WEST Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has accepted the resignation of Roger Brathwaite as chief executive officer of the board and has also appointed a cricket committee with a view to resurrecting regional cricket, stated a release issued yesterday...

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High praise for regional golf
LEAD STORY - It's Holmwood and KC again!
Hussey bails out Australia
Hussey captures Guineas double
Holder, Perry shine for Kingston and Richard Bryan
Commentary - Time for a change of captain
Tricky task for Harbour View
Manchester United gain on leaders Chelsea


Editorial - The Prime Minister's Cabinet
THE APPOINTMENTS to the Cabinet announced by Mrs Portia Simpson Miller should be seen as a pragmatic approach primarily aimed at maintaining the image of unity within the governing People's National Party.

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Women, take control!
What is prophecy? (Pt II)
P.J., farewell
The next order of business
In the beginning God


Letter of the day - Emulating the good Samaritan
THE EDITOR, Sir: IT IS generally accepted that the distribution of wealth in Jamaica is far from equal. There are a number of persons who may not even be aware of some of their bank accounts, while some persons do not have what it takes to start one....

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'Do not lose focus'
In defence of overseas residents
Wake up, Dawn
Not buying it, Mr McGibbon


Advisory Board sags
THE ENTERTAINMENT Advisory Board (EAB is supposedly on hiatus until another batch of members is elected, but it seems the rot set in even before that could happen.

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Matisyahu reaches 'Youth'
Presenting Leonie ... A woman of stage, screen and radio

Arts &Leisure

Willing faces in unusual places
IN PREPARATION for my upcoming exhibition at the 3rd Liguanea Festival of Fine Art & Photography on May 21, I was carefully sorting my images of Jamaican faces, places, flora and fauna when it just dawned on me that in my possession were many...

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Yeoman time!
Book review - Journal covers rhymes to rebellion


Never let him do it ...
You asked him to help you to do something you had been working on and he willingly agreed. What a darling, you purred. But less than midway through the project you are both throwing verbal darts at each other.

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Dr John Soas - Maxfield's man of medicine
Outlook Youth - Spare the rod, spoil the child
Are wives helpers or companions?

In Focus

A Partnership for Success - The inaugural speech of Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller
TODAY IS a truly historic day in the life of this nation. A girl from Woodhall in deep rural St. Catherine has become Prime Minister of Jamaica, a true manifestation of the Jamaican Dream.

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A statesman departs
Is Jamaica too rich?
Insiders, pretenders and outsiders
Brand Jamaica soars!
LEAD ARTICLE - Raising the flag of hope


Portia regal at swearing-in ball
IN A striking red, gold and black ensemble, a radiant Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller entered the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel's ballroom for her "inaugural" ball

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A 'Touch of France'
Portia not an overnight success story


Election on today
THAIS VOTE today in a general election called by Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to rout a campaign to oust him but likely to plunge the country into a constitutional mess.

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Plane crash kills 19
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