Jamaica Gleaner
Today's Issue Published: Wednesday | March 4, 2015
Lead Stories

This nation must weep - Child killers claim 15th victim since start of the year
Jamaica was thrust into despair once again yesterday as the barbarism of some of its people was emphasised when another child became part of the chilling murder statistics.

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News

Budget Focus: No 30 per cent wage increase for public sector
It appears that public sector workers will not get anywhere close to the 30 per cent increase in wages, over two years, they have requested.

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Business

SVL takes on new gaming partner
Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) has taken on a new business partner, which will manage what the company refers to as its new 'route gaming system' now being tested in select locations.

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Sports

Francis turned down Bolt
Stephen Francis, head coach of Maximising Velocity and Power (MVP) track club, has revealed he turned down the opportunity to coach double Olympic world record holder Usain Bolt.

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Commentary

EDITORIAL - Enforce the law on motorcycles
This newspaper has, in recent days, with the publication of photographs highlighting the problem, been drawing attention to the widespread practice of Jamaican motorcyclists, and their passengers, riding without wearing safety helmets.

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Letters

LETTER OF THE DAY - Court misery frustrates farm-theft victims
THE EDITOR, Sir:In your editorial headlined 'Putting an end to farm pillage', in last Saturday's paper, you recommended harsh punishment for those thieves who are caught.

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Entertainment

'No joke ting' - Patrick 'Curly Lox' Gaynor stirs things up with 'The Road to Zion'
"This is no joke." That is Curly Lox's declaration when asked about his autobiography, The Road to Zion, published by Ghetto People Publishing in Kingston. The memoir is unlike anything else coming out of the dancehall space....

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Health

Living with lymphoedema
March is Lymphoe-dema Awareness Month. There are two types of lymphoedema, primary and secondary, and it affects persons of all ages. Lymphoedema occurs when the lymphatic circulation fails to function correctly, causing persistent swelling of the limbs or other parts of the body.

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Social

Something Extra - Wednesday
As the United States ambassador settles in, he recently threw a private concert - Sweet Honey in The Rock - much to the delight of all those in attendance.

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International

Body-camera maker has financial ties to police chiefs
Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.

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