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published: Thursday | April 26, 2007

Lead Stories

Multimillion UK drug raids - Jamaican gang at heart of major bust
LONDON (Reuters): Police said they arrested 21 people yesterday in a series of raids across England against a multimillion crack cocaine network. More than 400 officers from six forces raided addresses in London, the West Midlands, North Yorkshire, County...

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Former Gleaner boss dies
Judge awards higgler $1.1m
Complainants absent, Chen case thrown out
Four killed in St Ann accident, others in hospital
'Police abuse rampant in Montego Bay'
Inspector says Ford beat cop
Woolmer's body to leave for South Africa today


Classroom veteran turns over new leaf
THE AMERICAN general Douglas MacArthur once said, "Old soldiers never die, they just fade away." The same could be said of teachers like Audrey McKoy who recently retired after working for 40 years as an educator. Thirty of those years were spent at Half-Way Tree Primary...

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Twenty-three lost at sea off Dominican Republic
Researchers targeting the Cockpit Country - Call to make it a protected area
Seaga for Lecture Series in South Florida
'Major chapter closes with Hadeed'
Poor dominate jury
Too much backlog in Gun Court


Dow cracks 13,000 on profits, Alcoa plan
US stocks rallied on Wednesday, pushing the Dow average above 13,000 for the first time and the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 to multi-year highs, buoyed by solid profits and Alcoa Inc's plan to sell a business unit. Shares of Alcoa, the world's largest aluminium company and a Dow component...

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Anthony criticises VAT as oppressive


Aussies crush Proteas
GROS ISLET, St. Lucia: AUSTRALIA, THE mighty men in gold from Down Under and the defending champions, underlined their claim as favourites to win the 2007 Cricket World Cup title when they stormed into the final with a devastating bowling performance in the Beausejour Stadium...

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West Indies to announce new captain Sunday
West Indies captaincy row brewing?
Chelsea squeeze past Liverpool
Portmore United clinch runners-up spot
Nestl ftesU-17 Reggae Boyz
Javour in fine fettle at Caymanas Park
All eyes on Blake as Penn Relays begin
England's new coach endorses Vaughan
Mahela hands credit to attack
Ireland home to hero's welcome
Fleming proud of one-day record
Bulls use speed to beat the Heats


EDITORIAL - Holding a corner for gays?
t is tempting, and perhaps easy, to be sympathetic to Public Defender Earl Witter's suggestion to gays in Jamaica not to flaunt their tendencies to avoid being victims of violence. Mr. Witter's advice is particularly arresting, given his uncharacteristic retreat...

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Protecting 'Creation'
Building a global city in the desert
Guess who's coming to dinner?


LETTER OF THE DAY - Losing morethan cricket
The Editor, Sir: The end of another West Indian batting collapse, and many curse words come out of my mouth, as I feel to blame everyone and everything. I am a disappointed man, and turn on the news the same night, and hear reports of murder, political corruption, social injustice...

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SLB must tackle loan delinquents
Rasta faith queried
Punish wrongdoers


Reggae Academy Awards to begin next February
Next February, somewhere in Jamaica, there will be cheers and acceptance speeches to the flash of cameras, at a top-flight music awards ceremony. And sometime in the future, there should be cheers for and chairs in a top-flight performing arts centre, somewhere in Jamaica.

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Standing ovation for Orrett Rhoden
Barry G hospitalised
Mel B says baby looks just like Eddie Murphy
Paris' personal contact details online
Has Sheryl Crow parked her green campaign?
The hottest topics on the cocktail circuit!

Farmer's Weekly

ON THE FARM - Dexter Lloyd capitalising on modern farming techniques
Spaldings, Clarendon: As more and more farmers continue to find innovative ways of producing crops in Jamaica, 43-year-old farmer Dexter Lloyd is also capitalising on the use of modern technology to maximise his returns. On a visit to Mr. Lloyd's farm in Kingsland, Manchester, recently...

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Ministry proposes 'fair trade' banana production
Diseased potato imports promise low yield in Manchester
Sandals Resorts honours local farmers in Negril
Make greater use of greenhouse tech - Alvin Murray

What's Cooking

Italian Ice cream heaven
WESTERN BUREAU: Smooth and sweet with a decadence that is almost orgasmic, a scoop of Calypso Gelato's gourmet ice cream is a titillating feast for even the most sceptical of taste buds. Made fresh each day from all natural fruits, Calypso Gelato provides ice cream...

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Barbados ICCA office an example
The cafe: be serene and be seen
Professional chefs' association in the making

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