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published: Sunday | August 27, 2006

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Ready for 'Ernesto'- Government activates emergency response systems
Tropical Storm Ernesto veered north yesterday, possibly sparing Jamaica a direct hit but was still likely to pummel the island today with rain and winds that could trigger floods and landslides.

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Hurricane precautions
Nurses settle wage dispute
Guyanese go to the polls tomorrow
New book links Marcus Garvey and the Gleaner
Shortlisting of UWI principal to commence next month
Local Muslims reject terror preacher


12-year-old boy enrolls in NCU
So, it's just days away from the new school year and lots of parents are gearing up to ready their young teens for high school.

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NWC fully prepared
Useful tips from the JPS
Hope in the inner city
Riverton Meadows residents shift focus
'Terrorist' preacher was a quiet boy - mother
HIV+ children need homes too
Education: 'Ignorance is bliss'


Bankers clash!
President of the Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) William Clarke has blasted the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) for baulking at the $600 million loan fund pledged by Scotiabank for small farmers and small hotels.

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Companies commit to ending HIV prejudice
UWI to charge for Ja Internet domain registrations
Jamaican assets yield top results for RBTT
Apple recalls 1.8m Sony batteries
PA Benjamin expands product line
Miami-based TV channel to offer home shopping in Spanish


Melbourne, Kensington reach final
MELBOURNE WILL defend their Capital & Credit Merchant Bank All-island cricket crown against Kensington next weekend at Chedwin Park, most likely.

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West Indies legend Walcott dies
Magnificent Miracle Man
United make it win No 3
All Blacks crush SA at Loftus Versfeld
Rain postpones Go-Kart festival
Argentina, Spain through to quarters
Agassi prepares for last Open hurrah
Getting back to the top


Dealing with dysfunctional youth
On the face of it, it appears a good idea, one which we would support. We cannot, however, be sure for we do not have the details. Neither does the public.

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Public affairs - We must protect our children
Glorious 'Dutty Wine'
Final arbitration
What's wrong with industrial relations?


Letter of the day - Believe it or not: RGD delivers on time!
The Editor, Sir: All my previous letters to the editor were prompted by my anger at ills/injustices observed in our society.

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Not so MP Robinson
Cultural fabric under threat
Something is radically wrong
Devon House an eyesore


A race to beauty
Although franchise holder Mickey Haughton-James remains enthusiastic, not everyone is as convinced about the Miss Jamaica World pageant's worth.

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Nettleford, Gloudon go for excellence
Beautiful product with purpose
Sponsors keep promoters waiting
High price tags for dub plates
Artistes chained to 'bling'
Not all rights are created equal

Arts &Leisure

Three winning photographers!
Emerging from the 2006 JCDC Visual Arts Competition are three successful participants, each from different backgrounds and varying ages.

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Collecting intuitive art
Under-40 Artist of the Year Competiton keenly contested
The things she lost
Forty-five with a bullet


Hope for Hope Gardens
From six in the morning to six in the evening you can experience the joys of nature in Hope Botanical Gardens in St. Andrew.

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Curtis Sweeney - Seeing what's important
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Sayonara, Jamaica
Exercise safely in hot weather
Stefanie Thomas is passionate about change in Ja
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In Focus

Bush's failed foreign policy
To forestall or prevent such hostile acts by our adversaries, the United States will, if necessary, act pre-emptively.

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Black Caribbean-American politics after Marcus Garvey
The failure of ideology


A bird in the bush!
WESTERN BUREAU: The whiff of the highly-seasoned baldpate and white wing birds caressed the nostrils and delivered signs of hunger straight through the stomach last Sunday morning.

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80 not out
Kamla's dream wedding
Childhood sweethearts wed
Farewell Claudio and Louise


Defiant Iran opens reactor
JERUSALEM (AP): Iran has taken another leap toward a nuclear bomb by launching heavy-water production despite international demands that it roll back its nuclear programme.

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Call for troops from Muslim nations
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