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Gleaner, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1990, Kingston, Kingston Foreign Opp Wnl Blearier Vol 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 ture Alumni Association have pledged to contribute a month to help offset foreign debt of lion billion They met in New York recently and heard from Mr Desmond 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 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 Balaguer was re-elected May 16 in a contest that has resulted in charges of fraud The Central Electoral Board is challenges to the results Balaguer who will be 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 awards luncheon of the Advertising 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 was satisfactory and quoted Mr Manley's doctor who described his improvement as marvellous The last x-ray of his lungs showed significant 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 ters messages telegrams cards goodwill gestures he has been receiving from all over the world since his Illness Mr Manley will be undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous ule from his prostate gland after he IS fully from the u monia his Physical strength restored VIOLENT Police in Cheshunt England holding down an England fan outside a Hertfordshire pub after sporadic violence flared up throughout England late Wednesday following England's defeat in Italy in the World Cup semi-final by West Germany Reuter Wirephoto LONDON AP July CROWDS frustrated by England's World Cup soccer loss to West Germany rioted in 30 English towns in a night of violence that cost three lives injured scores of people and ended in 600 arrests police said Thursday The violence mostly in southern England broke out Wednesday night when fans many of whom had been in pubs watching the live broadcast of the semifinal in Italy poured into the streets in an angry mood Dozens of police officers were injured in clashes with the rioters Before the crucial soccer game police had publicized contingency plans for dealing with trouble but the warning failed to deter riots Reports of violence and arrests flowed m from normally quiet places like the market towns of Melton Mowbray Uttoxeter and Rita Marley slapped with million suit By Howard McGowan THE Gleaner understands that Rita Marley widest of reggae super- star Bob Marley has been slapped with a million million suit by U S -based Premiere tions The suit filed on June 1 in U S District Court in Philadelphia says Premiere gave Rita Marley JS and 15 plane tickets worth for her son Ziggy ley to do three concerts in 1988 and at future dates but Rita ley backed out on the day were scheduled to arrive in Hawaii saying she could not make the trip because of bronchitis Premiere Productions in ils suit says that Rita Marley returned only of the ad- vance money and only five tickets The company is seeking the re- turn of all its money along with damages of million Rita million for breach of contract fraud Contacted by the Gleaner Mrs Marley acknowledged hearing of the story that Premiere Productions intended to sue her but denied that she had received money or tickets for the show According to Mrs Marley the cheques paid to her as advance on the contract for the shows were returned by the bank on which were drawn on the ground no account existed As as knew that was the end ot things she said Mrs said that her were contemplating suing Pre- miere Prod for libel as a result of the story was red on the international wires Mrs Marley manages the group of Marley children known as Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers The Melody Makers are signed to Virgin Records in the USA and became the first reggae performers to win two Grammy Awards in a row One Bright second Virgin Records album copped the award tor them In February This was a follow-up to Conscious ty their debut for Virgin which won a Grammy last year The group has had several U.S and European tours Plea for politicians to disarm gunmen POLITICIANS have been called upon to take the guns out of the hands of the persons who still have them The Revd Oliver Daley dent of the Jamaica Council of Churches made the plea at the annual general meeting of the Council which was held on Thursday at the Webster Memorial Church Tree commending the work of who he said had shown a greater level of maturity and re- as witnessed In the last Budget Debate the Revd Mr Daley pleaded that politics In Jamaica never be returned to that of the 70s and 80s If that were possible the next generation would And II possible to forgive this generation the Revd Mr Daley said Another area of concern was what the Council of Churches said was the delay by House in following up proposals made by the Council on scarce benefits and housing According to the dent the Council of Churches was Yeovil genteel Leamington Spa the cathedral 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 Kathleen Penfold 63 who suffered a heart attack when ers smashed the windows of her tired of community amenities being made available on party lines Nev officers were elected for the year They Include dent the Revd Oliver vice president for the County of wall the Revd George Simpson tot the County of Middlesex Bishop Neville and Colonel David td wards for the County of Surrey Also elected were assistant secre tary Fr Richard Albert and Archbishop Samuel Carter S J i ran Into the road while under with other youths Ronald Goodwin 33 knocked to the ground in Totton near 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 Thatcher said she was appalled by the violence and mindless vandalism and nism On Wednesday night shortly ter the game Mrs Thatcher praised the England team for playing and congratulated the West German team on winning such a and thrilling game Violence But in the night 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 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 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 Hounslow west London when he aged by rioters BE MANUAL START LIQUID COOLED SUPER QUIET ELECTRIC START 2 WHEEL DOLLY by reliable 4 stroke Honda engine Control Panel Easy Operation Durable Quiet Economical Reliable 14.0 Kw REMOTE CONTROL ELECTRIC START 4 WHEEL DOLLY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE
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