Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | March 1, 2009
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Waging Peace - Duhaney Park at ease
IN THE context of Jamaican gangland feuds, hostility between Brooke Avenue and Sherlock Crescent is as old as the hills. But five years ago, residents from the fractious Duhaney Park neighbourhoods called a truce that holds to this day.

Abe doubtful - PNP struggles to find candidate for West Portland
With five days to nomination day in West Portland, the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) is yet to settle on a candidate to face off with Jamaica Labour Party's Daryl Vaz for the seat.

August Town keeps the peace
SEVEN MONTHS after the signing of the peace treaty in August Town, St Andrew, residents of the community are thankful that peace has been maintained.The ceasefire followed months of bloodletting and several meetings to stem...

Picture of a peaceable school
IMAGINE a classroom and a school where the students manage and resolve conflicts themselves - sometimes with an adult helping; sometimes by themselves.Here is another picture: A place where people listen to each other in order to understand the other...

Back to the polls - Battle royal looms
A MASSIVE win for Daryl Vaz in the West Portland by-election could send a wave of Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) dominance into some neighbouring constituencies, the party has said.James Robertson, the Jamaica...

Golding saddles to the east
PRIME MINISTER Bruce Golding is expected to electrify an already energised band of labourites when he rides east to West Portland for a political rally today.Golding, the leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), is aiming to whip up support for Daryl...

Youth voters targeted
GENERATION 2000 (G2K), the young professional arm of the Jamaica Labour party (JLP), said it would copy and paste aspects of Barack Obama's presidential campaign in its bid to have Daryl Vaz elected Member of Parliament (MP) for West Portland.

Jamaicans among first to fly A380 superjumbo jet
FOR EVERY Jamaican who makes the nightly news in a negative way, there are scores more who continue to soar to higher heights and make their country proud.Among them is United Arab Emirates (UAE) first officer Ryan...

Peace march next Sunday
A march in support of peace activities will hit the streets next Sunday, March 8.The march, organised by the Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA), is to commence activities in support of Peace Month, this March.

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