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published: Thursday | August 28, 2008

Lead Stories

Gustav lingers
A crawling Tropical Storm Gustav kept Jamaicans on the edge yesterday as it continued on a path that would put it between Jamaica and Cuba by late this afternoon.The slow pace of the system left most Jamaicans in limbo, as projections changed almost by the hour...

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JPS and NWC ready
KSAC keeps watch on trouble areas
St Catherine braces for heavy rains
ODPEM on full alert
Farmers urged to take precautions
Resident fearful as Gustav approaches
Ochi walking on needles
DON'T WAIT - Important things to do before a storm


Strange ways of preparing for Gustav
There's a storm a-brewing in the seas of the Caribbean and Easton Leslie from Red Hills, St Andrew, has journeyed to the community supermarket to stock up on essentials. You know, cigarettes, bottles of rum, the must-haves for any storm...

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Patriotism flagging at public buildings
As the school term approaches ...Single mum faces tough life lessons
JTA awaits word on salary study
College interns thrilled at summer job experience
Gustav floods Haiti, heads toward Cuba
Building on Olympic success
Thursday talk
The Gleaner Salutes Excellence


Massive strike over pay shuts Guyana sugar estates
MORE THAN 15,000 sugar-cane cutters were on strike in Guyana yesterday, the second massive walkout since mid-August in a dispute over wages.The nationwide strike that started Tuesday forced the closure of all eight sugar estates owned by state-run...

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Bankruptcy filings near one million in a year
ConocoPhillips sells remainderof US gas stations


Bolt raring to go in Zurich
ZURICH, Switzerland (AP: AFTER ALL the Olympic hoopla, Usain Bolt said yesterday he just wants to get back to his day job. Running fast. "Track and field is my job. This is what I do, I work," Bolt told reporters in Zurich, where he races for the first time since...

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'I went out there with all my heart ...'
Ellis stars with three-timer at Caymanas Park
Jankovic guts way into third round
Harbour View face stern test
Simoes wants players with right attitude
Lyn lifts U-10 crown
Liverpool squeeze past Standard Liege
WICB remains positive clash will go ahead
Bravo to undergo surgery in New York
Norway could lose equestrian bronze medal
India too good for Lankans


EDITORIAL - The downside of fixed election dates
As we pointed out more than a year ago when he was making the issue a central plank of his election campaign, Mr Bruce Golding, now the prime minister, has conceded that establishing a fixed election date in Jamaica is not as simple as he initially suggested...

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The best of Jamaica
Hands off the trigger to honour our athletes


LETTER OF THE DAY - Nuh Linga ... sort it out
The Editor, Sir: I am writing this article in response to your editorial of August 26. Following the euphoria of the greatness that the athletes achieved in Beijing, shaking the world and bringing back nationalism, pride and the true Jamaican spirit...

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Automated service fuels fury
Why fume at NBC?
UWI explains snags
Now or never for sugar industry
'T&T trying to 'buy friends'?
'SVL is already doing a lot'


NDTC founding member dies
Shirley Campbell, a founding member of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), died last week in Miami, Florida.No cause of death was given in the statement issued Tuesday by the NDTC. Campbell had no children and had recently retired from the Miami Herald...

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Something extra

What's Cooking

Let's Grow them now: Part II
Last week, we began a series on exotic fruit trees that can be grown locally. We featured: macadamia nuts, cashews and purple passion fruit. This week, we continue the series with a closer look at pond apple, miracle fruit and Barbados gooseberry...

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Jamaica importing jerk seasoning?
What's for lunch - Part 3
What's for breakfast?
Amsterdam Ice Bar: The big chill

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