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Taxi operator among four killed on Good Friday
The others have been identified as 16-year-old Omar Josephs and 24-year-old Phillip Douglas, both of May Pen, Clarendon and 31-year-old Desroy Pottinger, a vendor of Steer Town, in St Ann.

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday | April 19, 2014
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Water woes heighten
INSTEAD OF attending church as is the tradition for many Jamaicans, hundreds spent Good Friday roaming the streets, on the hunt for water.

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Overseas foundation extends helping hand
OCHO RIOS, St Ann:THE TRUE essence of Jamaicans living abroad continues to shine across the miles to their beloved island as yet another overseas-based group has started an organisation to help children in Jamaica.

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Ja hunt Headley/Weekes trophy
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Jamaica will attempt to thwart rampant Barbados' charge towards yet another title, when the two teams meet in the semi-final of the Headley/Weekes Trophy today.

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EDITORIAL - Plaudits to CAC
A sceptical public may not always appreciate the work of the Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) today, though plaudits are due to the agency for its efforts to protect consumers against exploitative and abusive business practices.

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LETTER OF THE DAY - Withdrawal tax a slap in the face
LETTER OF THE DAYWithdrawal tax a slap in the faceTHE EDITOR, Sir:Every year the Budget presentation is to be made, citizens from all over Jamaica cower in fear of the possible new taxes that may be imposed.

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Big dancehall acts line up for festival in Queens
The inaugural Oracabessa Festival is scheduled for May 26 and has already booked some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry.

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Doctor's Advice:She is pinning her pregnancy on me
Doc, a girl in Kingston is claiming that I am the father of the baby that she says she is going to have.

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Western Focus

Aquaponics to the rescue
WESTERN BUREAU:Several community groups and schools across western Jamaica have been benefiting from aquaponics systems and technical training under the Jamaica Adaptive Agricultural Programme (JAAP), an initiative of INMED Caribbean, which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development.

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