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published: Tuesday | August 26, 2008

Lead Stories

Festive welcome - Government makes plans to celebrate Beijing stars
Four days of celebrations, including motorcades throughout the Corporate Area and Montego Bay, St James, are among the proposals to celebrate the accomplishments of Jamaica's Olympic team at the just-concluded Beijing Games in China...

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Olympians should give back
Gustav rages
Bolt Senior returns
Team PNP remains confident in Portia
Senior VP leaves Air Jamaica
Principals praise new security measures
Olympians protected - JIPO has ordered the block as a means of securing the property rights of Jamaican Olympians


The Quad donates to PALS
Peace and Love in Society (PALS) Jamaica last Wed-nesday received a donation from New Kingston nightclub The Quad. Nola Mignott, assistant general manager of PALS, said she was happy to receive the cash that would kick-start an account at Jamaica Money Market Brokers...

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Lecturer bashes Carib union
'Wire-Wire' no longer tiny
Chinese nationals proud of Jamaicans
Out of this world
Broilers donates school supplies, grants scholarships


Manning on whirlwind trip to five CARICOM states
Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Patrick Manning Monday embarked on a whirlwind 36-hour visit to five CARICOM countries to press his case for a political and economic union, as he seeks support between his country and three members of the Organisation...

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Adidas, Puma say Olympics a sales success
AIG ratings concern sinks market


Flo-Jo records remove glamour from female sprints - Veronica
BEIJING, China (CMC): Reigning Olympic 200-metre champion, Veronica Campbell-Brown, believes female sprinters will continue to play second fiddle to the men until someone gets close to or breaks Florence Griffith-Joyner's world records. Before a capacity crowd...

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OAS hails Jamaica on Olympic success
Gayle elated with return to form in Canada
Jamaicans poised for fourth New York title
Harbour View pleased with preparation
Federer leans on US Open after tough year
Olympic champs Nadal, Dementieva win
Khan disappointed with Champions Trophy delay
Bermuda get Digicel Cup boost
Bolt set to cash in on race fees and gold bars
Appeal filed for Martina
Francis impressed with talent at trials


EDITORIAL - Lessons from Beijing
The recurring question in the wake of the Beijing Olympics is: What lessons are we to learn from the outstanding performance of Jamaican track athletes at those games? And, how are we to apply those lessons, if there are any, to national life and national development?...

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LETTER OF THE DAY - After Olympics, what now?
The Editor, Sir: Like all of Jamaica, I am proud to be Jamaican. However, after the Olympics' nine-day wonder, what then? The prime minister has intimated that he would like to use this high that we are on to transform the nation. I agree, but how?

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Distressful PNP disunity
Frustrated with UWI
Merit pay in teaching is bad policy
Don't give away success formula
The Beijing unification
Jamaicans should commit to peace
More internships needed for youth
Be open to criticism


Beres goes digital with new set
LOVERS ROCK king Beres Hammond's new album, A Moment in Time, was released digitally last week, according to a release from distributor VP Records. Cristy Barber, vice-president of marketing and sales at VP, said A Moment in Time will be released...

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Johnny 'Dizzy' Moore: The convalescing lion
It wasn't us! - Shaggy defends reggae's integrity
Something extra

The Shipping Industry

SAJ promotes three in a bid to improve service
The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) has announced the appointment of three of its port workers, William Raby, Jerome Gayle and Francis Tavares, to the newly expanded roles of shift monitors. The position of shift monitors was expanded to improve...

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Panama visit declared a success


GUYANA - Walcott bemoans treatment of artists
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC): Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott has criticised regional governments and the private sector for keeping Caribbean artists in a "state of deprivation", as activities continue to mark the 10-day...

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ST LUCIA - Civil groups want referendum on EPA


UNITED STATES - Democrats open convention to nominate Obama, Biden
DENVER (AP): The Democrats opened their 2008 presidential nominating convention yesterday, a four-day political festival to nominate Barack Obama for president and fellow Senator Joe Biden as his running mate. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, who is battling brain cancer...

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Israel frees 198 prisoners in gesture to Abbas
Ban on unmarried adoption to be on Arkansas ballot

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