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5 May 1990

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5 May 1990

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Gleaner, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1990, Kingston, KingstonReuter wire photo Dallas Texas David Holt and his son Davy two years old walks through a Street inundated with water after heavy Rains fell in the area. Three persons were killed As a result of the heavy Rains. Reuter May 4 Bonn discussion the . And soviet foreign ministers discussed German Unity Lithuania and arms control during a three hour meeting on Friday intended to prepare for International talks on the future of a single Germany. Secretary of state James Baker and foreign minister. Eduard Shevardnadze were tight lipped after their talks saying they had had a useful conversation but divulging details. They arrived in Bonn earlier on Friday for a flurry of bilateral meetings before they and the other two second world War victors Britain and France meet the two Germany in so called two plus four talks on saturday. Stillwater proclaimed president George Bush on Friday pro claimed the Dawn of a new age of that makes nuclear weapons less vital in Europe but said the United states opposed eliminating nato s nuclear Arsenal entirely. The United states is not going to allow Europe to become Safe for conventional War. There Are lessons so Clear in history As this Only the Combina Tion of conventional forces and nuclear forces have ensured he said. Bucharest reunited up to half a million moldavian will be reunited with family and friends on sunday when soviet authorities throw open the Border with Romania for the first time in 45 years. Romanian organisers of the symbolic event told renters on Friday that the government of the soviet Republic of Moldavia had agreed to open eight crossing Points on the 400-km 260-mile stretch of the River prut which forms Romania s Eastern Frontier for just one Day. Johannesburg attacks criminals in Pretoria prison Are attacking political prisoners out of jealousy that talks Between the government and opposition May Lead to their South african human rights monitors said on Friday. Lawyers for human rights has been aware for some time of the growing tensions in Pretoria maximum prison predominantly Between members of various prisoners and political the organisation said in a statement. Washington worried developing countries Are worried that when it comes to an increase in the resources of the International monetary fund More will end up being less. As the Semi annual meeting of the if and world Bank got under Way on Friday representatives from the third world voiced concern behind closed doors that their Access to the fund s resources will be blocked at the same time As the if s capital is increasing. Capetown trip president . De Klerk Heads for Europe next week on the most extensive foreign trip by a South african Leader since the White National party came to Power in 1948, an off Cia said on Friday. Foreign ministry spokesman Pieter Swanepoel said de Klerk would travel to at least seven countries in just Over two weeks for a series of working visits. De Klerk s trip follows his pioneering talks this week with Nelson Mandela s african National Congress Anc about a political settlement Between the ruling Whites and the vote less Black majority. Beirut Lebanon s most influential pro iranian Leader said on Friday the Fate of the remaining Western hostages was linked to that of moslem jailed in Israel. You can see that the world wants to exert pressure everywhere in favour of some people the hos but is not ready to press Israel to Stop bombing us or to free our prisoners who worked for the cause of sheikh Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah told a prayer gathering. Belgrade cult thousands demonstrated on Friday against the personality cult of former communist Leader Josip Broz Tito calling him foreign on the 10th anniversary of his death. Sirens wailed at . Throughout Yugoslavia to Mark Tito s death but people stopped in the streets to pay homage to the Man who ruled them for 35 years but now is blamed for much of the country s ills. Johannesburg killed gunmen killed a 60-year-old priest and a policeman in separate attacks in South Africa s strife torn Natal police said on Friday. The reverend Victor african Der driving with his six year old daughter near the provincial capital of Pietermaritzburg when he was shot in the head and Chest. The child was wounded. African Der chaired the Pietermaritzburg Council of churches a Multi denominational group affiliated to the United democratic front whose supporters have been fighting members of mangos thu but Elezi s conservative Zulu inkatha movement. East Berlin transition East Germany completes its transition to democracy with local elections on sunday but the grassroots groups which sparked the epic change doubt people will get More say in running their lives. Many activists fear that months of careful groundwork for Reform in factories hospitals schools and town Halls will be swept away in the Stampede towards Unity with West Germany. Beijing accused mongolian president Punsal Maglyn Ochi roat accused by opposition groups of turning his Back on a National crisis arrived in China on Friday for the first top level talks Between the communist Neighbours in 26 years. The 47-year-old president who is making his first foreign tour since taking office in March was greeted by a 21 gun Salute in Beijing s Tiana men Square. 1 Hong Kong tear Gas Hong Kong police and Camp guards fired tear Gas As vietnamese boat people fought to prevent a search for Home made weapons at a tense detention Centre witnesses said on Friday. Violence broke out for the second Day running at Whitehead detention be flare when boat people attacked the searching officers. The daily gleaner saturday May Page five Latvia parliament declares Republic Independent Riga soviet Union May 4, Reuter latvian Parlia ment declared Latvia an Independent demo cratic Republic on Fri Day in the first stage of a process intended to take it out of the soviet Union. Frank Reed deputies voted by 138 to nil with one abstention to restore elements of the Constitution of the pre War latvian state which was forcibly absorbed into the soviet Union along with neighbouring Estonia and Lithuania in 1940. Fifty seven deputies boycotted the vote. In a conciliatory gesture to mos cow the parliament voted to set aside key practical issues for future bilateral talks. The Kremlin imposed an eco nomic blockade on Lithia Lia after it declared full immediate Nde pen Dence on March 11. The vote by the Latvia i Parlia ment set the three Baltic Cipu blocs on separate but converging paths to full Independence. Latvia is an Independent demo cratic read the four articles from the 192 tuition readopted by the first of constr it. Confrontation with Moscow the parliament ruled that those elements of the soviet Constitution which do not contradict the four clauses will remain in effect in Latvia. The estonian parliament stepped Back from declaring immediate in dependence in March. Instead it announced the Start of a transitional period which it said would end with the restoration of the pre War estonian state. Criticises Britain Wiesbaden West Germany May 4, Reuter freed american hostage Frank Reed said on Friday the British government was not doing enough for its citizens held captive in Leb anon. As Reed left West Germany for Home he was asked if he Felt the British government should be doing More to secure the release of the British hostages. You bet they should he said. Reed 57, was freed in Lebanon on monday by a pro islamic group which had held him since septem Ber 1986. He had since been recuperating at the . Air Force hos Pital in Wiesbaden West Germany. Reed freed eight Days after the release of fellow american hostage Robert Polhill had already attacked British prime minister Margaret Thatcher Over the hostages Issue when he telephoned the family of Brian Keenan an Irish hostage with British citizenship. On Friday speaking in a Whis per he told reporters he would meet Keenan s Sisters in washing ton and together they would do everything they could to help win the release of the remaining hos tages. Santiago Chile general Augusto Pinochet right Palace of la Moneda yesterday to meet with civilian pres id the of government since he was removed from Power in March. Chief of the chilean array Lent Patricio Aylwin in is first visit so s.a., Anc agree on formula Cape town May 4, Reuter Nelson Mandela s african nation Al Congress Anc ended three Days of pioneering talks with president . De Klerk s White South Afri can government on Friday after1 agreeing on a formula for releasing political prisoners. Mandela and de Klerk tackling a major obstacle to formal negotiations on a political settlement said in a statement that joint working group would be set up to recommend mechanisms for the release of political prisoners. The working group will aim to Complete its work before 21st May the statement said. Addressing another of the Anc s preconditions for formal negotiations on a settlement Between South Africa s Blacks and Whites Pretoria agreed to re examine Politi Cal Security Laws. The government undertakes to review the existing Security legis order to ensure Normal and free political the statement said. There is no immediate decision to lift a four year old state of Emer gency and nothing was said about the Anc s 30-year-old guerrilla War against White Rule. De Klerk said before the talks that persuading the Anc to aban Don its armed struggle would be a priority in his talks with Mandela s 15-Memberteam. Military putting intense pressure on Gorbachev Brussels May 4, Reuter nato s top expert on soviet affairs said on thursday the soviet Mili tary were putting intense pressure on president Mikhail Gorbachev and May have Laid on a show of Force recently. Christopher Donnelly said that Media reports that the country had been on the Brink of civil War or a coup were distorted and untrue. He said there were increasing signs that the soviet military upset about the Speed of economic re forms and disarmament had been Given a greater say by Gorbachev recently. Earlier on thursday British me Dia quoted unnamed nato officials As saying the soviet Union came close to civil this year when troops were said to have massed in a Moscow suburb and handed out weapons. They said that to troops gathered in a Moscow sub Urb on february 25, the Day of a pro democracy demonstration in Moscow and handed out weapons to military Academy students. Donnelly said he had received unconfirmed reports on monday that up to men had been Given arms at the Academy. He to we where the information had come from and said it could not be substantiated. The significance of this is that the military would then go to Gorbachev and say we have taken Steps to ensure that Law and order have been Donnelly said. It is a fairly unsubtle message that to control the country he needs the military on his it was in no shape or form a Mili tary coup or pushing the country to the Edge of civil the military showed its strength in the breakaway Republic of Lithuania and during ethnic unrest recently in Azerbaijan had also been Clear indicators he added. Gorbachev has been attacking and eroding the position of the military and the military were up set. They want More time to adjust they Don t like being made the scapegoats for economic problems and they Are worried about the break Down of Law and order in the coun for years the soviet armed forces took the lion s share of the National budget. But Gorbachev has begun withdrawing some forces in Eastern Europe and More cuts Are planned under an East West agreement to Cut conventional forces i Europe. Tell me Why by Arkady Leokum interesting people John Dewey Winan illustrated answered. Send your i Why i care of this author will decide the Winner John Dewey 1859-1952 was a United states educator and philosopher. He has often been called the father of education. To him the Ideal school was riot a place where children pre pared for life but a plate where children lived. Leaning by was his motto. Many peo ple old not agree with his ideas and Felt they did More harm than Good to education. Dewey was bom in burling ton it he taught Phil Sophy at a number of universities include Chicago. School was started there to 1896 to try out his idea. From 1904 Uhitil 1930 he was professor at Columbia univ York City. While in College est ions name age and address to Tell me jew paper. In Case of duplicate the ing the University of an experimental came interested in the scientific method As a Way to solve prob Lem. He taught his own children How to solve the problems they met in their Dally lives. They themselves were to think of ways of solving these problems and then try out their ideas to see if they worked. Dewey developed the Only sys tem of philosophy native to the United states. Pragmatism like Dewey s sense of philosophy holds that All knowledge must be tested by practical consequences. Dewey s work in education and his books made him know All Over the world. His Book. The school and in which he outlined his ideas on education was translated into nearly every european language. Junior crossword Yerter Dav i solution across 3, misty 6, candid 7. Neigh 8, Monica 12, smooth 13, revue 14, Raisin 15. Upset Down 1. Scap 2. Inane 3. Mincemeat 4. Idea 5, Toga 9, mouse 10, Shine 11, jeep 12. Sure. The heaviest Horte Ever known was Brooklyn supreme. It was a belgian stallion that weighed pounds. It died in 1948 in Iowa. U answer to yesterday s Puzzle Box rat Art Tat copyright 1990 a com it Fiffie the Riddle Box 1. What is a Good thing to keep in the summertime 2. What tune makes everybody 3. What comes after answers 2. Fortune. 3. Mice everybody advertises in. Gleaner in Peri

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