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published: Thursday | May 3, 2007

Lead Stories

Davies slams JLP promises
Finance Minister, Dr. Omar Davies, sought to turn the tables on the parliamentary Opposition in the Budget Debate yesterday, accusing its leading members of engaging in a reckless plan for additional public expenditure, without the requisite accountability.

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Two die in Spur Tree crash
Jamaican still faces death in Florida
God, prophecy and the prophet
The hottest topics on the cocktail circuit!


A deep, rural experience in Hartlands - Deep rural living in Hartlands
In the light of the scorching midday sun, the two women, with their heads and faces covered with old T-shirts, were bent over what looked like a row of weeds. It was a dry, brown section of a cane field that the women were standing in, but it was hard to tell...

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Fire at Musgrave Girls' Home
Bed shortage at Cornwall Regional
Motorist gets two years
Court enlightens landlady
Government will find hospital fee - PM
Tainos Day tomorrow


Chavez completes takeover of private oil fields
President Hugo Chavez's government took over Venezuela's last privately run oil fields Tuesday intensifying a power struggle with international oil companies over the world's single largest known petroleum deposit. Newly bought Russian-made fighter jets...

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Developing a successful customer relations strategy


US edge Canada
THE UNITED States moved one step closer to booking their ticket to the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in South Korea following a 2-1 victory over Canada at the National Stadium yesterday. However, their coach, John Hackworth, expects a tough match when the team plays hosts Jamaica...

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No place for 'Sammy'
Milan brush aside Man U
Rock Star Queen upsets at Caymanas Park
JFF will pay but Burrell not amused
Thank you, genius Lara
Granville outclass Sandy Bay
Tivoli take steam out of May Pen
Raptors rebound to stay alive against Nets
JBA to start soon, says Nattie
Hoopers to meet Avalanche


EDITORIAL - Another crusade for guns
In the context of Jamaica, it is quite easy to be sympathetic with the plan announced on Tuesday by Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to have special teams of police doing nothing else except being about "in search of guns".

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The story of Falmouth
France's new President
So where does childcare stop?
NOTE-WORTHY: Story of courage


LETTER OF THE DAY - On the making of promises
The Editor, Sir: The Hon. Prime Minister may be deemed to have outdone the Opposition Leader in making promises and curiously has ridiculed the Opposition's promise of no school fees, even though former PM Patterson made and failed to keep that promise.

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Some questions to answer
People must take responsibility
Casinos to spark growth
Looking at the Golding proposals
Prison - worst place for rehab
Issues affecting Clerks of Court


Bryson, Osborne for 'To Mom With Love'
Two American soul men and a trio of Jamaican singers will be performing on the lawns of King's House, Hope Road, St. Andrew, on arguably the second biggest slated love day in the country, after Valentine's Day. Plans for 'To Mom With Love', which will feature Americans Peabo Bryson...

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Beauties on parade at Cecil Charlton Hall
Crowe to star in Robin Hood remake

Farmer's Weekly

ON THE FARM - Herman Bailey: growing produce since he's been growing up
Spaldings, Clarendon: Herman Bailey is now 56 but the days when his father used to walk him through the fields as a toddler are still vivid. "Farming is what I grew up in. I have been in it from I was a little lad, because my father usually takes me with him when he was going...

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Quota-tariff-free access to be granted to bananas in EU
RADA to construct reservoirs in Clarendon
Sandals honours local farmers for quality and consistency

What's Cooking

Goat cheese with a touch of class
Joanna Slimforte and her husband, Vincent - a Jamaican agriculturist - greeted us at the gate to their 'organic farm' that looks more like land that has remained untouched. Fruit trees of every description bring shade to livestock that live in this untroubled world...

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The process
DINING WITH EMMA - Baah-Baah Cheese
From ski slopes to fine cuisine
It was curry galore!

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