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published: Sunday | June 10, 2007

Lead Stories


IS BRITAIN FOR BLACKS? Most Jamaicans say racism too high
THE FIRST major poll among Jamaicans in Britain has found that they believe there is a staggering level of racism in their adopted homeland. The survey, commissioned by The Sunday Gleaner and conducted by Bill Johnson from March 17 to 27, found that a great majority of Jamaicans in Great Britain believed the dark spectre of racism had intensified in recent years.

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We stand to lose big over Heathrow, says the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association
Closing the Woolmer investigation
Murders down in May ... but total above last year's incidence
Black Britain speaks - Learning to readjust
Street, working children still a concern in Jamaica - report
'Reassess Air Jamaica-Virgin deal' - Henry
Public entities giving contracts to cronies, says Jamaican Auditor-General
South East St Ann - What went wrong?
PNP, JLP supporters hard to control, say cops

News


Thieves prey on C&W cable lines
Thieves, over the last 15 months, have disconnected and stolen more than $50 million worth of cable belonging to communication giant Cable and Wireless Jamaica. The theft has been disrupting telephone services in sections of the Corporate Area, St. Ann, St. Mary, Portland, Manchester and St. Catherine.

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The joy at Hagley Gap
'Tourism not at heart of region'
Black Britain speaks - 'Dear Jamaica, wi homesick!'
China in economic, cultural transition - Some lessons for Jamaica
Tracy-Ann Wisdom: First Panos/Gleaner intern on HIV/AIDS
A new lease on life
'I will be right there in the campaign' -Patterson
Jamaican musician gives peace lesson in Kenya

Business


Developed status by 2030 - PIOJ maps new strategy to enrichment for Jamaica
The Planning Institute of Jamaica is developinga new long-term strategic plan with a 25-year horizon, which, according to the agency's boss, Dr. Wesley Hughes, is meant to reclassify Jamaica among the world's rich countries.

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Rebranding Scotia's customer image
A pre-emptive strike insurance style
The realignment of global power and Caribbean prosperity

Sport


England take control
ENGLAND WERE well placed for a series-clinching victory after an incident-packed third day in the third Test against the West Indies yesterday.

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'Dreamy' Test debut for Sammy
McCarty mauls Manchester
Bustling Jet Blaster scorches to victory
Marlon Samuels hits at coaches
Watch it, 'Bora'! Winning is important
Jamaica's Asafa gets set for 200
Taylor grooms for success
Three Jamaican winners on final day of champs
Mind Your Business
All hail Henin's hat-trick

Commentary


EDITORIAL - Politicians and the media
It is to be expected that, as the campaign intensifies for this year's general election, politicians on the hustings will perceive - real or imagined - instances of bias in the media coverage they receive. This is par for the course.

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Class support key to electoral victory
Same Cabinet, same tune
Putting people where?
Same place, different eyes

Letters


LETTER OF THE DAY - Why Lisa is best for the job
The Editor, Sir: There is much controversy about Lisa Hanna being the candidate for the PNP in St. Ann. A lot has been said in anger, out of ignorance and from people who have a lot to lose if their candidate is not chosen.

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Hosting CWC was good for Jamaica
Selling the Heathrow route - a big mistake

Entertainment


Gospel artistes promote in faith
Whenever an artiste puts on his own show, it would seem he is in for big returns, but gospel artistes are saying the events are extremely costly to stage and are often not for profit.

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Mary Wells does well with first movie script
Adonai sounding worldwide
Rolan Bell takes on 'Ivan'

Arts &Leisure


Art power unleashed
THE EDNA Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts has stepped up a notch, at least through the presentation of the work of its visual arts final-year students.

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Literary Arts - Dear Commissioner
Book review - 'Under the Perfume Tree' smells good
Photography and calligraphy workshops

Outlook


Nesta Garrick - Seizing the Day
Nesta Garrick, who stands six foot seven in socks and possesses the build and refreshingly ethnic look which could easily gain him an international modelling career, is at 24 years old, more interested in starting an international movement, using fashion as the vehicle of information dissemination.

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Single in the city - Mystery of the bachelor's kitchen
Doctor's advice - He wants to love longer
Why men need space (Part 1)
The Whitehorses wash off

In Focus


Caribbean 'terrorism'? Implications for US-regional relations
When CARICOM Prime Ministers meet with President Bush and administration officials in mid-June, they will have plenty to talk about. One of the main talking points will be about a post-Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) after the present one expires this year. (Buddan)

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Terrorism: The Irish question for the Caribbean
Teachers: Jamaica's valuable resource
Unworkable paperwork or jurisprudential nightmare?
The crisis in values
Towards sustainable development of the Jamaican fishing industry (Pt II)

Social


Party times five
Last week was a significant one in the lives of NCB Chairman Michael Lee Chin and his family. But all the action took place in Toronto, Canada, where the Jamaican-born billionaire four years ago donated CAN$30 million, making him lead donor for the new wing named for him at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).

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Getting in a colourful mood
Reggae Sumfest is 15
Digicel New York style
Art, colour and style

International


Anti-Bush demonstrations in Rome after meeting with Pope
Italian riot police used tear gas yesterday against anti-Bush demonstrators who donned face masks in defiance of a police order and threw bottles and other objects, disrupting an anti-globalisation demonstration that was ending in the in the capital's ancient centre.

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Russian Opposition stages 'Dissenters' March'
Lebanese soldiers killed in clashes with rebels






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