Jamaica Gleaner
Today's Issue Published: Friday | September 19, 2014
Lead Stories

Lights will stay on: JPS says old plants can hold, contemplates power ship
Despite its Old Harbour and Hunts Bay plants being more than 40 years old, the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) said yesterday that it was unlikely they would crumble and leave the island in darkness before a replacement plant is commissioned.

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News

Jamaican's cautioned against false sense of water security
THE RAINS have returned, bringing with them relief from drought conditions that plagued the island during the summer, but Jamaicans must guard against a false sense of water security.

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Business

JPS leaves natural gas partner hanging - FTI consortium awaits supply agreement, puts engineering studies on hold
Fueling Tech Incorporated (FTI), leader of a consortium that is assessing the feasibility of supplying compressed natural gas to Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS)...

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Sports

JFF hit with Hue lawsuit
National footballer Jermaine Hue has filed a multi-million dollars lawsuit against the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and the national football team doctor, Dr Carlton Fraser.

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Commentary

EDITORIAL - Leadership by squalor (Part 2)
Fenton Ferguson's burlesque defence on Wednesday of his management of the chikungunya epidemic illustrated why - despite following the appropriate protocols...

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Letters

LETTER OF THE DAY - It takes a village to save the elderly
THE EDITOR, Sir: The media portrayed a dehumanising scene at the Kingston Public Hospital of an elderly lady lying in her faeces for a prolonged period.

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Entertainment

24-7 twist
The Gleaner's Week Entertainment Guide

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Social

something extra
Are you ready for the weekend? Culinary treats, and star girl K.D. Aubert is on the Rock. Have an EXTRA superb Friday.

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International

Raids thwart beheading plot
SYDNEY (AP): Police yesterday said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group.

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