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published: Monday | March 24, 2008

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US woos Jamaican teachers - Recruitment drive triggers fears of new exodus
The island's already fragile education system could suffer further haemorrhaging as another overseas recruitment agency attempts to woo specialist teachers to United States (US)schools. According to an advertisement in The Sunday Gleaner yesterday, the US-based recruitment agency...

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La Roose mayhem - One slain, eight injured in shooting, stampede
Police stations undergo facelift - Trench Town, Above Rocks get new vehicles, new image
Police Use of Force and Firearms Policy
Digicel dash sparks network collapse - Promotion rush for bonus credit overloads system
Motorists urged to collect gas receipts
Ex-top cop Bill Bowes passes on


Shift system not benefiting schools, says Holness
Spanish Town, St. Catherine: Minister of Education Andrew Holness said the shift system has not worked to the benefit of the education system and is planning to have it removed over a five-year period. The minister, who was speaking at the Braeton Primary and Junior High School recently...

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Security Ministry teaches parents skills to foster youth development
Motion-sensor camera system for Sangster International Airport
'Most early-childhood institutions have applied'
Starting with a clean slate
Woman offered green card for oral sex


Africa ties will bring jobs, growth - R a s t a e l d e r
WESTERN BUREAU: Rastafarian Elder Sam Clayton wants Government to send a high-profile delegation to Africa to forge economic cooperation with the continent. Speaking at a recent ceremony to mark the 45th anniversary of the so-called 1963 Coral Gardens Uprising...

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Gleaner trading profit climbs


Slack, Samuels establish new records at CARIFTA
Basseterre, St Kitts: Jamaica's K'Don Samuels and Slacia Slack were in record-breaking form on yesterday's penultimate day of the 37th CARIFTA Games being held at the Bird Rock Athletics Stadium in Basseterre, St. Kitts. At press time last night, Jamaica had won 40 medals....

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Jayawardene ton keeps Sri Lanka in control
Perfect finish for U-15 champs Jamaica
Tivoli draw, but Village, Waterhouse, Reno win
Four world-leading times at UTech Classic
Mr Skill to evade The Bomber at Caymanas
United move five clear


EDITORIAL - More clarity needed in light-bulb affair
The likelihood is that the board of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) will claim that judicial constraints prevented them from giving details about the firing last week of Rodney Salmon, the corporation's long-standing director of administration and corporate secretary...

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God does
NOTE-WORTHY: Tributes to DPP


LETTER OF THE DAY: 'Fat, lazy nation' a matter of concern
The Editor, Sir: Dr Ballayram's comments in The Gleaner under the caption "A fat, lazy nation" should be of enormous concern to Government, health officials and others with direct interest. It should be of concern also to the food trade, that which is implicitly...

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Military training, a form of education
Roots of crime
Enviro performance incentives needed
The Portmore toll burden
Scholarships for the garrisons


Low turnout, good tribute
Driving on to the grounds of Dinthill Technical High School, Linstead, St Catherine, close to 11 p.m. on Saturday, it was hard to believe that a tribute concert to a major performer was happening. The cluster of persons in front of the stage in one corner of the sports ground almost...

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UWI Dance Society makes historical moves
'Dr Seuss' reigns supreme at box office
Something extra...


Gerthlyn's love affair with hats
Some women have a weakness for shoes, others for handbags. But, for Gerthlyn Holman it's hats. "I go to church almost every Sunday and I'm a Baptist and a country girl so I have loved hats since I was a teenager," she said, her voice laced with humour.

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Terri-Karelle's our charity ambassador
Miss Earth Pageant
Laws of eve - Producing a probate
KELLY'S WORLD - The 411 on carnival
Women's Rights are human rights
Safety tips for women
Fresh faces of the Caribbean
I found my heart's desire
Road march stamina
SEX & RELATIONSHIP - Finding a mate this carnival

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