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published: Friday | January 25, 2008

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Corrupt cops cuffed - Several in trouble since Lyn-Sue's confession
Since the confession of Detective Constable Carey Lyn-Sue two Tuesdays ago in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court that he fabricated evidence in a murder case, several policemen have been nabbed in various criminal matters, some dating as far back as 2006....

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Mom has a Hird of girls
Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) president applauds Holness' literacy plan
Murder-suicide in St Ann
Campaign for witnesses to come forward
Fisheries division to become executive agency
Group formed to tackle abortion issue


'Little effect on living standard' - Low income earners react to minimum wage increase
Though many Jamaicans have responded favourably to the recent increase in the national minimum wage, most are adamant that this will have little or no effect on low-income earners. Come Monday, January 28, the weekly rate increases from $3,200 to $3,700, reflecting...

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Security guards wanted more
No plans now to cut public sector - Golding
University of Technology (UTech) celebrates 50 years
Government wants early contract plans
Trade unions lobby for 'living wage'
Cop robbery trial continues March 17
Criminals hide out in rural areas
Global warming ruining Caribbean reefs
No development funds for parliamentarians


Pan Caribbean hunts $2b - Offering $200 preference shares
Another financial house is tapping the equity market for capital via a preference share issue, but Pan Caribbean Financial Services Limited (PCFS) has set its sights at raising $2 billion.The brokerage run by CEO Donovan Perkins is offering 10 million redeemable 12.5 per cent prefs ...

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Corporate tax cut under consideration
Digicel projects US$434m profit on regional operations - Revenues of US$1.47b
Real estate grosses $50b
Jamaica needs more airlift to fill hotel rooms - JTB to promote attractions, diversify market to grow business
Indies Pharma expands to US - Deepens distribution channels in Caribbean
French bank reels under US$7b fraud by rogue trader
Implications of the Economic Partnership Agreement
Sonia Jackson heads project to create CSME database
Samuda outlines plans for network of business incubators, trade councils
Market reports US stocks


Windies look to rebound
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CMC): Although well rested by virtue of a lopsided itinerary, the West Indies will still not be firing on all cylinders for the second one-day international against South Africa today. Beaten by six wickets in a rain-affected opening encounter at Centurion...

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Jones affair 'has put dark cloud over track and field'
FROM THE BOUNDARY - Lambert, Jamaica look good in disappointing start
Free entrance at Arnett Gardens
Seba, Arnett draw 1-1
Four U-21 teams hunt final berth
Nadal crushed by new French star
Brilliant Tendulkar puts India on top
Vaz stole spotlight
Take Frankie Morefire
Local racing interests restless
Lorenzo Bloomfield dead at 73


EDITORIAL - Realism sets in
In a press briefing with reporters on Wednesday, Prime Minister Bruce Golding, by and large, struck a note of realism on the economic and social issues facing Jamaica, indicating that he has begun the deeper transformation from Opposition leader to head of Government....

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On reading a book
Palisadoes - clear and present danger
NOTE-WORTHY - Condoms and bullet-proof vests


LETTER OF THE DAY - Reaction to confessiondoes even more damage
The Editor, Sir:I am not shocked by Detective Constable Lyn-Sue's confession. It just confirms a case of police misconduct. However, in making what seems to be a sincere confession of professional misconduct, Constable Lyn-Sue must be prepared to face the consequences...

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No to condoms in schools
Another view of the confession
Seaga, police and Tivoli
Condom stunner
Minimum wage inadequate


$1 million, BMW for Miss Jamaica Universe 2008
Miss Jamaica Universe 2008 will receive a new BMW motor car and $1 million in cash, as part of a fabulous array of gifts and prizes, along with the crown and title. With the attraction of the prize package, Miss Jamaica Universe 2008 gets ready to welcome a record number of top-flight entrants...

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February officially 'Reggae Month'
Britney bolts from courthouse again
DVD Review - Unlucky '13' for Ocean
New Bond film to hit theatres November


Presenting ... Evolution X!
There are some cars, that even if you will never drive one, they still send a chill down your spine when you hear their name. The Mitsubishi Evolution is one of those cars and when Motor Sales announced that it was launching the Evolution X, and that it was the only one on this side...

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A jazzy weekend
NCB says thanks
Welcome back, Prof!

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