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published: Monday | May 14, 2007

Lead Stories


Police sticking to story - Still waiting on more Woolmer results
The Police High Command yesterday said it was treating as speculation, reports that Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer died of heart failure. According to the police, they are maintaining their stance that Woolmer was murdered since the results of further tests are not yet available....

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Esmin Jones is 'Mom of the Year'
Mother's Day joy goes up in smoke
Gordon-Webley outfoxing Maxine
PNP's Stewart stays put
Cemetery protest at dead end -EIA clears funeral home
Nurses meet Government on pay today
Choc'late to pray for Jamaican miracle

News


Heavy burden for 'mule'
In the animal kingdom, the mule gets no respect. It hasno pedigree, and it is regarded as being stupid. In the human world, its reputation is no different. It is seen as a stubborn, barren beast of burden. Well, though he was once a 'mule', Melvin does not think he is stupid...

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Erection of fence angers Portmore residents
Ministry completes some disaster assessment in Portland
More video-link evidence coming - Evidence Act to be amended
'We need to do more for garrisons'
Denham Town Primary sparkles at science fair
Create one roadwork body, says Senator Grant

Business


'Hilton purchase our finest moment' - Cash Plus unveils big plans for hotel
Cash Plus Development, a subsidiary of the Cash Plus Group Limited, is now officially the new owners of the Hilton Kingston hotel, the first time the prestigious international brand has fallen into Jamaican hands. The hotel was purchased at a price of US$42 million...

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Another rescue for the fishing industry

Sport


West Indies injury scare - Ganga receives stitches after being struck in net practice
TAUNTON, England (CMC): West Indies suffered another injury scare yesterday when opening batsman Daren Ganga needed stitches for a facial cut he suffered while batting in the nets. Rain washed out the entire second day of the three-day tour match between West Indies and Somerset...

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Morton credits experience
Joy for United and Villa...Bitterness for Warnock as Sheffield relegated
St Benedict's end 'Catherine' schools' reign
Bulls outlast Pistons to avoid series sweep
Hat-trick for Nadal
Anderson hat-trick cripples Montpelier
Meadhaven stop Tivoli again
Easy win for Westmoreland...Baugh lashes quickfire ton
Mickelson triumphs

Commentary


EDITORIAL - New impetus for the quality of justice
It is hardly likely that it was contrived, so it is merely a matter of coincidence. But it is highly symbolic that the disclosure that Earl Pratt is to be released from prison, as was reported by this newspaper on Saturday, broadly coincided with the formal launch....

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Aspects of Tony Blair
Politics as usual
Political campaign financing
NOTE-WORTHY - Unanswered prayers

Letters


LETTER OF THE DAY - 'Free education', Good in the '70s; Unrealistic now
The Editor, Sir: I was a proud beneficiary of 'free education' under the Michael Manley government of the '70s. I received a first degree from the University of the West Indies. I came from very rural Jamaica and was given boarding accommodation on campus.

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Applying crime remedies
In defence of Prophet Phinn
Issues to mullat poll time

Entertainment


One authentic week for Ocho Rios Jazz Festival
When the evening's host said in the early going on Thursday that "the only authentic jazz festival Jamaica has been enjoying for 17 years is this one", there were cheers from those gathered at the Acropolis, Barbican Square, New Kingston...

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Zahra in 'poll' position at 22
'Spidey' - rules the roost

Flair


Rosemarie Stone - A story of love and courage
Her appearance on the popular television interview recently sent shock waves through many Jamaicans unused to such candour about a subject that is still taboo in some quarters. But for author Rosemarie Stone, widow of the late lecturer Carl Stone, the time had come...

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Oral sex and throat cancer
Master florist Marigold Harding
Enhancing your intimacy
Lighten up, folks!
'Doing it' is good for your health
Seasons under the law
Sosheba makes fashion history
Adam and Eve, a Garden of Eden in the bustling city
Moving on from a break-up






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