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published: Thursday | November 8, 2007

Lead Stories

Gleaner Editors' Forum - Children hurting
Hurt, fear and deep resentment filled the room as children attending yesterday's Gleaner Editors' Forum described the dread of living among gunmen, braving gunshots to get to school almost daily, and watching their relatives and neighbours die violently....

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We need parents!
'The best of men cry'
Dutch team to probe Trafigura
Probe launched into missing millions at Finance Ministry
More police presence for inner-city communities
$1m fine for lotto scam artist
Hottest topics on the cocktail circuit


Still fired up on life
She had chocolate-coloured skin and thick dreadlocks that fell just above her waist. She stretched across the table to retrieve an envelope. After shaking it for a few seconds, she blew on it, giving rise to a cloud of dust. "Mi a tell you, Rasta. Is a joy and a blessing fi really watch....

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Day 16 - 'Samples sent to UK not sufficient'
GoGSAT now at Sangster's Book Stores
27 candidates submit campaign expenses
Government of Jamaica to help persons affected by 'Dean'
Court pleads for more jurors
New trial dates set
Cold Spring slips away - Soil erosion threatens the lives of St James families


Red Stripe taps $530m for plant improvement
Hoping to tame rising production costs linked to bigger energy and shipping bills, beermaker Red Stripe will be pumping just over half a billion dollars into its factory operations to drive efficiency. "Red Stripe will be investing $530 million in plant and equipment during the coming...

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Two Swiss banks accused in Brazil remittance fraud
Western Union deal earns GraceKennedy $2 billion


Garvey Maceo enter history books
WESTERN BUREAU: GARVEY MACEO High created history at Jarrett Park yesterday when they defeated Rusea's 2-0 to win the Ben Francis Knockout Cup - their first major schoolboy football title. In a disciplined performance marked with bouts of brilliance, the classy Garvey Maceo...

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Excelsior trounce Camperdown to top group
Gayle, Sarwan sign for Indian Premier League
Parchment called up to Windies camp squad
Harbour View on brink of elimination
Warm welcome for Smith
Burrell, the right man on the wrong track
Arsenal, Man U move to knockout stage
C&W blank Windalco in Division II
Premier games back on Sunday
Variety is spice of league
Rockets hand Spurs first loss
County crackdown on foreigners looms
West Indies tour of Zimbabwe given the all-clear
Marion's medals for clean athletes only -Rogge


EDITORIAL - No time for political games
After we get past the drama of a weeping Kern Spencer, the former junior minister in the ministry of energy, the Jamaican public still awaits some specifics from the People's National Party on the Cuba/Jamaica light bulb distribution project....

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The ups and downs of writing a column


LETTER OF THE DAY - Why did PNP members keep Kern from talking?
The Editor, Sir: The Gleaner headline, yesterday read, 'Kern wept'. As the story of the Cuban 'free' bulbs continues to unravel, we might see persons being arrested and charged. Minister Clive Mullings stated that "this is not a question of irregularities...

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Great concern over bulbs
All in the same boat
Where do illegal guns come from?
Visa interviews
Don't let homophobia impair reasoning
Disgusted with these agencies
Jamaica must modernise
A dangerous road to travel


Jokes and laughter for serious cause at Pegasus
A full house turned out for laughing matters in a serious cause at the ballroom of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Sunday evening. An a wet weekend's final spatters of rain were a damper outside, there were no wet blankets at 'Come Mek We Laugh', a benefit for the Musgrave Home....

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Prince moves to protect images
Kimanee rocks 'Red'

What's Cooking

Whitebones Seafood Restaurant: Bounty of the sea
For this year's Gleaner-sponsored Kingston Restaurant Week (KRW), dine on the bounty of the sea at Whitebones Seafood Restaurant on Mannings Hill Road. Whether it's fish, lobster, mussels, squid or shrimp, there is something for even the most discerning palates.

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Norma's on the Terrace: All-star dishes
Golden Gate Restaurant - Authentic Chinese cuisine
Cuddy'z Sports Bar - The place to be for games and food
REDBONES BLUES CAFé - for the best southern cuisine
Marvellous Mac's - Come enjoy an experience of a lifetime
PALM COURT - Ultimate in fine dining
The Reef seafood restaurant - Bring that ocean feel to you
Initiate, don't imitate

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