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   Gleaner, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1990, Kingston, Kingston                               RcftoMl Foreign Opp. Mil.--------------T Entertainment------S-ll WeMcn Foau..-Jtt.M Wnl Hllotonn. (Blearier Vol. CLV1 No. 157 ESTABLISHED 1834 KINGSTON, JAMAICA, FRIDAY, JULY 6, 1990 PRICE THIRTY-SIX PAGES Aftermath of World Cup loss Fans riot in England Every little bit counts Members of the New York Chapter of the Jamaica School of Agricul- ture Alumni Association have pledged to contribute USS75 (JS525) a month to help offset Ja- maica's foreign debt of USS4.5 bil- lion (JS31.5 billion They met in New York recently and heard from Mr. Desmond Hen- ry, Special Overseas Promotions Of- ficer, who asked them to invest and save in Jamaica. Guest Speaker at the seminar was Mr. Derrick Heaven, Jamaica's Consul General. Austerity measures SANTO DOMINGO, AP, July 5: PRESIDENT Joaquin Balaguer on Thursday announced hikes in the price of gasolene and flour as part of austerity measures to fight the economic crisis in this Caribbean country. Balaguer did not specify how much gasolene and flour would be going up. The price of gasolene doubled last October. The 83-year-old Balaguer. was re-elected May 16 in a contest that has resulted in charges of fraud. The Central Electoral Board is eval- uating challenges to the results. Balaguer, who will be inaugu- rated for a sixth term Aug. 16, also announced that there will be an unspecified adjustments in salaries to compensate in the hike of the basic goods. Manley meeting friends, colleagues 0 On phased basis PRIME Minister Michael Manley, has begun a phased programme of meeting members of the Cabinet, officers of his party, trade union colleagues, his chief aide in his constituency, and several of his personal friends Dr. Paul Robertson, Minister of Information and Culture, disclosed this yesterday when he addressed the annual "Media-of-the-Year" awards luncheon of the Advertising AfienCies' Association of Jamaica, at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. New Kingston. Dr Robertson said that the visits have had to be limited until Mr. Manley. who is recovering from pneumonia, is fully recovered. The Minister told members of the association that the Prime Min- ister's was satisfactory and quoted Mr Manley's doctor who described his improvement as "marvellous" The last x-ray of his lungs showed significant 1m- nrovement over the previous one, indicating quite positively that the problem was clearing up. Mr. Manley has also begun to reply to the many hundreds of let- ters messages, telegrams, cards and'other goodwill gestures he has been receiving from all over the world since his Illness Mr Manley will be undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous nod- ule from his prostate gland after he IS fully reonered from the pn  r Peterborough. the horse-racing centre of Newmarket, sedate Shrewsbury and the seaside towns of Bournemouth, Weymouth and Worthing. Smashed Shop windows were smashed, cars damaged and German and French students chased through the streets in the south coast resort of Brighton, which saw some of the worst hooliganism. The students were locked into the Pink Coconut nightclub for their own safety, and police later organized five buses to ferry them away. Charges of criminal damage, burglary and assaulting the police were brought against 30 people in Brighton. Those who died were: Kathleen Penfold, 63, who suffered a heart attack when riot- ers smashed the windows of her tired of community amenities being made available on party lines. Nev officers were elected for the year 1990-91. They Include presi- dent, the Revd. Oliver Daley: vice president for the County of Corn- wall, the Revd. George Simpson; tot the County of Middlesex, Bishop Neville Nlel, and Colonel David td wards for the County of Surrey Also elected were assistant secre tary, Fr Richard Albert, and trea- surer: Archbishop Samuel Carter. S J. i ran Into the road while under sur- veillance with other youths; Ronald Goodwin. 33, knocked to the ground in Totton near South- ampton when he tried to stop a group of people causing damage. He died in an ambulance, and police said they were treating his death as murder. A spokesman for Prime Minister Ma-gL-et Thatcher said she was appalled by the violence and "mindless vandalism and hooliga- nism." On Wednesday night, shortly af- ter the game, Mrs. Thatcher praised the England team for "playing mag- nificently" and congratulated the West German team on "winning such a close-fought and thrilling game." Violence But in the night of-violence that followed, Mrs. Thatcher's childhood home, a corner grocery that Is now a restaurant in Grantham, eastern England, had its windows smashed. Two youths were arrested for the breakage. In the House of Commons, Sir Geoffrey Howe, standing in as Dep- uty Prime Minister while Mrs. Thatcher attended a NATO summit in London, said disappointment at the match result could in no way pub in Brighton, the Regency Tav- justify the "wanton violence and ern; adding an expression Paul Butler, 30, hit by a of "particular regret" that many police car answering a riot call In German-made cars had been dam- Hounslow, west London, when he aged by rioters. BE PREPARED! 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