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Gleaner, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1999, Kingston, Kingston Johnson steel doors the Beauty and look of Wood with the strength of steel cup Metal products wed is Russo Bay Tel sw-7394 Johnson steel doors the Beauty and look of Wood with the strength of steel cup Metal products limited 237 Yancus Harvey drive. Kingston 11. Tet 923-6534-9 volume Clov no. 51 Kingston Jamaica sunday december 96 pages a. 1 we Koffi a050.405.00 much a 65 winners fl2.625.00ea. Match 4 2.410 winners a. Jackpot Dato draw is Patlaj c o arts Lei Siire t s if col. Lloyd sues pm go sub accused of excessive charges Erica virtue of and staff reporter Tut St dents loan by Raki sub is be accused of dip Ping into the Bank accounts students taking from them thou Sands of dollars after they had satisfied their loan obligations. Several beneficiaries who said they have repaid their Loans in full Are claiming they have been ripped off. At least four students have complained to the sunday gleaner of being overcharged Between and is the students started repaying their Loans in 199i and should have finished in two or three years based on the agreement signed Between beneficiaries sub and the Banks. But in some cases the sub withdrawals continued for More than a year after the Loans had been repaid. T4i Bur Tri i age n Wei made the deductions did not respond to faxed questions from the sunday gleaner last Santa s Little Darling Norman Grindley baby Michael Farquharson listens intently to Santa s kind words Dur ing a treat for children put on yesterday by sleep Beauty bedding in a lot at the Corner of Charles and Duke streets in Kingston. Police recapture Canadian fugitive freed by gunmen yest Kropay turks a Canadian National accused of Multi million Dollar fraud who had been snatched from their custody at an East Kingston hos Pital by five heavily armed men on of Ida. Less than 24 hours after police commissioner Francis Forbes ordered Deputy commissioner in charge of crime . Johnson to investigate the escape of Canadian National Lloyd from the St. Joseph s Hospital the police has confirmed his Recap Ture. Can executive director. Deputy superintendent . Forbes said or. Was captured at 2 . At 18 Maxfield Avenue Kingston 13 in an operation led by Deputy commissioner Johnson. Or. Escaped police custody on Friday night while he was hospitalised at St. Joseph s. He was await ing extradition to Canada to answer charges for credit card and mail fraud in excess of js161 Mil lion. Yesterday morning the constabulary c. O m m u n i c a t i o n network can reported a manhunt had been launched for the prisoner. The can reported that five heavily armed men dressed in police uniforms went to the Hospital where two policemen were guarding or. The men reportedly tied up and beat the officers robbing them of their licensed firearms and personal possessions before taking off with the prisoner in a Corolla station Wagon car. Deputy superintendent Forbes con firmed that a medical certificate signed by or. Jephtah Ford was presented to the court. It stated that had had surge re on both hands h also claimed that he had developed an Aller Gic reaction to medication and was suffering from epileptic and loss of conscious Ness. Two Days ago when the proceedings should have started the medical certificate by or. Ford said be was not lit to travel and to be in said or. Forbes. Today however. Or. Pruden and his wife were healthy enough to be talking to invest sunday gleaner attempts to Contact or. Ford yesterday were unsuccessful. When the sunday gleaner visited the Hospital yesterday personnel were tight lipped and referred queries to the Compa no which provides Security ser vice for the Hospital. However a spokesperson at dual Security a member of the guardsman group said it Only provides Security for sections of the Hospital. We Only provide Security for the medical Centre. And that service is Between 5 . And 10 . So at that time our guards would have been she said. . Ten Steps in the past the reggae Boyz were wonderful but other prospects looked Bleak see 7c health sector braces for y2k test Patricia Watson staff reporter the. Is d of 1999 May turn to Tor As members try to juggle Possi ble year 2000 problems and the increased number of be isms Diey have to treat during die holi Day season. In terms of accidents we Hope die Public will be careful Over tie Holiday said or. Marion senior medical officer in die ministry of health last week. According to her the hospitals usually see a growth in the number of incoming patients during the Christmas and new year s celebrations. Despite this however. Or. Ducasse was upbeat about the ministry s ability to Cope with this and any event thai May arise As a result computer glitch we Are actually in the final stages of our contingency plan Ning which will ensure we arc Able to continue offering Sci vice after Midnight Manuan or. Duc Asse said. The v2k problem is the result of the widespread use of just two dig its to represent the year in Coin Puiesi files. Unless these so Sims Are reprogrammed. They May

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