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published: Saturday | December 9, 2006

Lead Stories


CALL FOR QUARANTINE - Health Ministry wants help to combat malaria outbreak
Government last night urged residents of areas affected by the current outbreak of malaria to initiate a self-imposed quarantine, as the Ministry of Health admitted it could not guarantee there would be no spread of the disease.

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Fire guts bedding company - again
Alpha girls assist Salvation Army
MIND & SPIRIT - New prophet in town
Call for marine post in 'Sav'
Military flight school launched
Peace Management Initiative members find common ground

News


Portland residents seek path through flood-damaged roads
Residents in the Rio Grande Valley of eastern Portland are trying to pick up the pieces following torrential rainfall last week which ravaged hundreds of acres of farmlands, agricultural produce, animals and houses.

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Across the Nation
Teacher loses appeal for old job
Buff Bay residents protest bad roads
Human Rights Day Jamboree in the Park

Business


Schools to get computers from C&WJ, US charity
ONE HUNDRED and eight schools islandwide will each receive 10 computers free, thanks to a partnership between the Cable & Wireless Foundation and United States-based charity Technology 4 Teens.

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Codfish catches to be curtailed

Sport


Gayle appointed West Indies vice-captain
Chris Gayle has been appointed vice-captain of the West Indies team for the rest of the One-Day International Series against Pakistan, the West Indies Cricket Board announced yesterday.

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Digicel fetes young champions
$1m jackpot for Lititz/Comma Pen
IN YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD
Seba, Wadadah get new home
Harbour View, Portmore hunt premier women's crown
Ingram hits form in cricket trial
Windies A fall to Lankans in one-dayer
Lara sure team can level series
Akhtar, Asif unlikely to play in ODI games
Spare some 'Thoughts' for Gold Cup
Sweet, sweet victory - Jamaica's Under-16 netballers rule the roost
Miserable day for local pair
Miracle Man chases glory
Commentary - A step in the right direction
India continue to struggle

Commentary


EDITORIAL - Defusing the Cockpit controversy
Local environmentalists have been energised in their lobbying efforts in recent weeks amid reports of plans to carry out mining and exploration for bauxite in the Cockpit Country.

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Malaria fire
A friendly kill-zone?
Issue: The rabble 'unseated' an MP

Letters


LETTER OF THE DAY - Why public funding of political parties is imperative
"He who pays the piper calls the tune". In fact, the piper, if not directed, will play the tune that he believes his sponsors wish to hear. Currently corruption seems to be deeply embedded in our political system...

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Delicate ecosystem
Justice reform projects

Entertainment


Christmas bazaar at Grosvenor Gallery
With the Christmas season now in full swing, several bazaars will be happening throughout the country. Today and tomorrow, parents and children will be able to purchase Christmas gifts while having a blast at Grosvenor Gallery's Christmas Bazaar.

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'Tsunami' explores the devastating aftermath
'The Bold and the Beautiful' - Stephanie's mom has a familiar face
Soap scene

Let's Talk Life


Let's talk life
I have been married for 10 years now and feel that I am being taken for granted by my husband. We don't go out anymore and I feel that all our activities are about the children. I would like some romance in my life.

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Lotto vibes - Feeling the Christmas breeze

International


Commonwealth suspends Fiji after overthrow
The Commonwealth, an association of mostly former British colonial territories, suspended Fiji yesterday after a bloodless military coup this week that has been widely condemned.

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International briefs

Countdown to ICC Cricket World Cup


Trelawny stadium handed over to LOC
The new Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium, which will host the opening ceremony for the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup, was officially hand over to the Local Organising Committee by the Chinese developers Complant during the lunch break in Sunday's game...

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Special Visa goes online December 15
ICC's Speed gives West Indies thumbs up
LOC names creative team for opening ceremony


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