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published: Tuesday | May 13, 2008

Lead Stories


Derrick mined out - Mullings' ministry split to slide in Smith
Derrick Smith, who shadowed the former government's ministers of national security for the better part of two decades, was yesterday shuffled out of the security ministry in favour of Colonel Trevor MacMillan, who will be sworn in as government senator and minister today...

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Ex-army officers shoot to the top
VOXPOP
West backs the 'Big Mac'
'Knee-jerk reaction' - Smith scapegoated, says Phillips
Tuesday talk - HOTTEST TOPICS ON THE COCKTAIL CIRCUIT

News


Migratory criminals blamed for Manchester lawlessness
The Manchester police high command says migratory criminals and manpower shortage are the major challenges to their anti-crime initiatives."Shortage of manpower is a general problem in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) at this time," Superintendent Martin Bayliss tells...

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Boys urged to be responsible
China quake claims almost 10,000 lives

Business


Bernal defends Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
The Caribbean, unlike its African partners in the ACP, had no cushion against open competition for the European Union's (EU) 450-million market other than a replacement trade agreement, Ambassador Dr Richard Bernal has suggested in response to critics...

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Nationalisation plan for steel finalised
Shipping exec promotes automated clearing

Sport


Samuels facing two-year ban - Found guilty of violating ICC rules
Jamaica and West Indies middle order batsman Marlon Samuels is facing at least a two-year ban from all cricket. In a release yesterday the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said its disciplinary committee found by "majority opinion" at a hearing last Friday ...

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Aussies expect tough fight from Windies
Sadler's Wells retires after 24 years at stud
Burrell seeks maximum support from western fans
Chest injury healing, Jamaica's Powell back on track
High praise for coaching course
Argentina take aim at combined team
Big first for Frenchman Tsonga
ON THE BOUNDARY - A real waste of money
PowerGen win WIPA Twenty20

Commentary


EDITORIAL - We wish Col MacMillan well, but ...
It can't be going too far to say that the imminent installation of Colonel Trevor MacMillan as Jamaica's national security minister has been handled, up to now, with grave insensitivity and clumsiness. It has heaped indignity on Derrick Smith, the incumbent...

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Taxi fare increase not fair
Chickens coming home to roost
NOTE-WORTHY: Farming contract

Letters


LETTER OF THE DAY - Crime not treated as national crisis
The Editor, Sir: I support the editorial in Sunday's Gleaner and the article written by Lambert Brown on the crime situation. Please publish my own letter to Mr Brown and my own views below. Dear Lambert:I read your article and thought that it was right on target.

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Meaning of dual citizenship
It's a non-issue
Renewing the national pledge
Why performance pay is resisted
Animals ill-treated
Nationalist resolve

Entertainment


Hot for Bev!
WITH INTEREST in Beverley Manley's book The Manley Memoirs growing, distributor Ian Randle Publishers (IRP) is contemplating advancing its release date."We are considering releasing it before May 26 because the demand has been so great. It's unprecedented for any book...

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First there was 'Marley and Me'
Something extra

Lifestyle


Final swing through Egypt
Remember Death On the Nile, one of Agatha Christie's most famous novels made into a film filled with celebrities? Much of that novel was written while Agatha Christie stayed in the Old Cataract Hotel on the Nile in Aswan, Egypt's southernmost city...

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Lyming with Leonora Rueda


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