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Gleaner, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1990, Kingston, KingstonA in illiteracy is a major problem 17 roundabout.11 Index regional Opp. Across financial .13 want milestones--------.26 sports special move Over Tyson razor Ruddock is Here f environmental Impact of Portmore gleaner vol. No. 86 established 1834 Kingston Jamaica tuesday april Price Twenty eight pages Bruce walked oat in tears Pearnel charles., absent from meeting Herrol Anderson. Absent from meeting special meeting k of the Jamaica la party s Central executive on sunday gave Strong and unanimous endorsement to the leadership of party Leader Edward Seaga a news release from the Jap said yesterday. But reports from the meeting said there was dissent in the Camp and that party chairman Bruce Golding walked out in tears after Reading a letter from or. Abe Dabdoub attorney at Law and former Jap senator which hinted at electronic eavesdropping and spying on party members. Ryan Peralto general Secre tary that the by or. Golding but said it was decided that the matter with at last night s scheduled standing committee meeting. Or. Dabdoub s letter claimed that a Man was engaged by elements of the party leadership at the very highest level to undertake espionage activities including the surreptitious tape recording of Hon self and top ranking members of the party. The letter implied that a hit Man had been engaged to stand by to hit or. Dabdoub and or. Tony Abrahams former minister of tourism in a particular eventuality. My evidence includes eyewitnesses tape recording taping Here Are the allegations spy said engaged for espionage work tape recording of top members hit Man on stand by to hit Dabdoub Abrahams Abe at electronic eavesdropping by the Constitution i have Absolu Tely no intention of remaining in a party which condones such behaviour without the most strenuous Effort on my part to bring about or. Dabdoub asked that his let Ter be referred to the urgent Atten Tion of the standing committee. The Jap s news release said the party strongly criticized efforts by private office in new Kingston yesterday evening with some of the top leaders of the party including or. Golding and or. Peralto prior to the standing committee meeting. Neither Deputy Leader Pearnel Charles nor Deputy chairman Errol Anderson two of those alleged by or. Dabdoub to be subjects of the espionage attempts were pre but or. Pera to said their individuals using the Public was not considered serious to cast doubts on the Partis or. Peralto said the unanimous Anthony Abrahams. Target for hit Man ? Edward Strong endorsement equipment and or. Dabdoub s letter said. Often publicly critical of or. Sea a s leadership style since a falling 3ut in 1983, or. Dabdoub s letter said i reject the notion that to criticize is a crime and that the Mere Friendship of others with critics amount to he charged that such despicable conspiratorial tactic amounting to an invasion of privacy guaranteed support of or. Seaga in Termath of the losses in the recent local government elections. Or. Peralto told the gleaner that the Central executive meeting had originally been scheduled for some three weeks ago but was postponed to sunday because some people were still involved in elec Tion asked whether there would be further discussions last night on the question of or. Seaga s leadership or. Peralto said that the Central executive s unanimous decision had settled the Issue for the time being until the general con Ference. Or. Seaga was meeting in his endorsement involved 22? Mem Bers including members of Parlia ment councillors caretakers area Council representatives As Well As representatives of the b1tu, the National organization of women the women s Freedom movement the National patriotic movement and Young Jamaica. The Jap news release stated in respect to the several allegations made to Date the hard evidence Only implicates persons of marginal influence in the party and the meeting called for an Early general conference which will put an end to speculation. Interview with or. Dabdoub is Ryan question settled until. We sell to get lunch Money kids hustling during school hours by Ann Marie Mittoo bag juice bag juice Dollar Al three Small voices echoed among the Hustle and Bustle on Barry Street downtown Kingston. The younger ones Ages 10 and 12, were each holding one end of the Grey scandal bag which contained about seven bag juices. Their Story is one often told by Street children of school age. We sell in order Roget lunch Money to go to their parents cannot afford to adequately provide for their needs. The two girls Sherene and Simone. Both attend St. Alban s Pri Mary school Andrew 12, attend Denham town secondary. They were All living with their grand Mother and the whereabouts of their father could not be ascertained. We nun know whey in the boy said. A lie. My Deh a Sher ene piped up. Their reason for not being in school yesterday morning was that their grandmother had no Money to give them and it was Only two Days away from the easter holidays so she sent them out to sell and bring in the Money to Send them to school when it re opens. The youngsters Are not living with their Mother. She is a live in household Helper and is looking after somebody else s children. The parents of those children Are off the Island so they do not see much of their Mother As she spends most of her time at her workplace. When she have anything she might bring it come but i grand Mother sell cigarette be help out sometime Sherene said. They were enjoying every minute of it they skipped off calling Iii chorus Dollar bag juice Dollar bag that is their Way of life. Sandra s Case was different. She was sitting on the Piazza on Barry Street Selling pencils erasers and sharpeners. When this reporter stopped to speak with her she shouted mama How much be de Sharpener mama was sitting a Stone s throw away with brassieres of All colours and sizes All Over her. This was her speciality. Asked Why Sandra was not in school she said that Sandra was Only helping out in the morning hours As she attended the Denham town primary in Grade six and was on the afternoon shift. She said no one was at Home and so she let Sandra help her sell until it was time far her to go to school. Whatever Money Sandra might make be fore school this helped in buying him again and he said about eight Carole. He attends the new provi Dence primary school but was not sure Why he was not in school. At first he told me that he had followed his Mother somewhere and it was too late when he got Back to go to school. The sky juice Vendor said it was a lie. He had been by the cart since morning. Asked again Why he was not in school he said his Mother never had any Money to give him. He was living across the Street from where cart was. His Mother was at Home he said. When i said i would speak with his Mother he quickly said he did not like school and his Mother never had any Money to school supplies and providing Lunchi we of Jurt morning. Does riot see the he was hoping thai by picking up Money for her. She father often. David was on Munroe Road near a stall. He was not Selling but just loitering. He was not sure How old he was. He first said six but his size seem to belie his age. I asked the empty bottles left lying around the cart he would be rewarded with a Cornbread and cheese or drink from the Vendor. He preferred this to going to school on a hungry stomach. Food is indeed the staff of life for Little David. Judge urges better pay for prosecutors reporters or. Justice Patterson said on Fri Day that he was longing to see the. Day when the cases scheduled for trial during each term were completed. He said that shortage of court reporters and prosecutors was the reason for the backlog of cases. The judge made the remarks when he traversed 34 criminal cases to the april 18 session of the Home circuit court. During the term 92 cases were listed for trial. Of that number. 53 were disposed 7 of. A Bench warrant was issued for an accused who did not turn up his trial one Case was re listed to the resident magistrate s court and the director of of Public prosecutions entered Nolle prose quis in three cases. Judge said the number of cases disposed of was a vast improvement to the previous term in which Only 18 of 90 cases were disposed of. Shortage of staff the judge said was responsible for non completion of the list of cases because Only two of the three criminal courts were Able to function. The App s office suffers from shortage of staff and the supreme court suffers severely from shortage of court he said that not Only did the circuit courts suffer from the shortage of court reporters but they did not have the time to transcribe the notes of evidence for the court of Appeal or. Justice Patterson pointed out that As a result of that persons were being kept in custody awaiting their Fate and not knowing whether they were properly convicted. The court reporters Job was a very stressful one and they had to listen to every word said and at times had to record when judges and lawyers were speaking at the there s Only same time the judge said. Court reporters he said should be Well paid because of the nature of their work. He said that if that was not done then we Are going to find ourselves in this mess where Only two courts operate the work piles up and the work of the court of Appeal will be falling further and further in i can Only Hope that some Mira Cle will happen so that prosecutors and court reporters will be paid a salary that will attract and keep the Best of them in the that we will have a smooth running or. Justice Patterson said. Ivo smoke no no bites electro Mosquito destroyer Vape consists of an electric unit which lasts indefinitely and perfumed Vape Mats. Insect Ideal deadly to mosquitoes easy to use no matches no lighting. Just place mat on Vape unit and plug in economical each Vape mat effective for 12 hours. Electricity consumption almost nil Safe non irritating. Perfectly insulated. Never overheats. Safe with adults babies and pets. Vape is available Island wide. Distributed by Lascelles laboratories limited . Box 432, Torr Brigton Avenue Kingston Jamaica. 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