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Sludge firm boss faces no charges

13 October 2010

VESZPREM, Hungary – A judge today dismissed prosecution demands that the head of a metals company linked to Hungary's devastating red sludge spill be charged with negligence and he was released from police custody, his lawyer said. Read More

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T&T PM: No to corruption

13 October 2010

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has stressed she intends to run a corruption-free Government. Read More

Mogul suing secret police

13 October 2010

LOGOS – Nigerian media mogul Raymond Dokpesi has lodged a lawsuit against the secret police over his arrest in connection with the Independence Day Abuja bombings. Read More

CLICO depositors hold out hope

13 October 2010

CLICO Policyholders Group (CPG) head, Peter Permell, said yesterday that the group had made two "very crucial proposals" to the Government on Monday, one of which will satisfy the guarantees made to policyholders without causing financial stress on the economy. Read More

Immigration officers charged

13 October 2010

BELMOPAN, Belize – The Belize government has confirmed that charges have been laid against immigration officers after three planes landed at the Philip Godson International Airport after closing hours over the last weekend. Read More

Taliban talks have US's nod

13 October 2010

BRUSSELS – United States and NATO forces are helping top Taliban leaders sit down for talks with the US-backed government in Afghanistan as a step toward political reconciliation with the insurgency, a senior NATO official said today. Read More

Gangsters target Medicare

13 October 2010

NEW YORK – A vast network of Armenian gangsters and their associates used phantom health care clinics and other means to try to cheat Medicare out of US$163 million, the largest fraud by one criminal enterprise in the program's history, U.S. authorities said today.... Read More

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'Coup' aborted

13 October 2010

 THE 'PALACE COUP' has been aborted and Mia Mottley remains Leader of the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP). Read More

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PM reaches out to constituents

13 October 2010

Ailing Prime Minister David Thompson says he really misses the people of St. John. Yesterday, the 48 year old leader, who is battling pancreatic cancer, reached out to his consituents by way of a special letter. Read More

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Not the time

13 October 2010

THIS IS THE WORST possible time for the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) house to appear divided. The reaction yesterday from one of six party stalwarts to news of the possible ouster of Mia Mottley in favour of the reinstallation of former Prime Minister Owen Arthur. Read More

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Three charged in shooting death

13 October 2010

THREE YOUNG MEN have been charged in the shooting death of a Christ Church man last Friday night at Belfield, Black Rock, St Michael. Read More

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Estwick's No. 1 job is BADMC

13 October 2010

ONE OF THE FIRST things new Minister of Agriculture Dr David Estwick will be doing is investigating complaints against  Barbados Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (BADMC). Read More

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Woes a-wet over in Trents

13 October 2010

RESIDENTS OF TRENTS tenantry, St James, are beginning to get "sick and tired" of having to put up with flooding in the area "every time the rain falls".   Read More

Wickham:  Party must come together

13 October 2010

Public opinion pollster and political scientist Peter Wickham says yesterday’s controversial meeting of Barbados Labour Party (BLP) officials  to discuss the leadership of the opposition  "created even more speculation and confusion". Read More

Lammie sheds tears for BLP

13 October 2010

BARBADOS Labour Party (BLP) stalwart Lionel "Lammie" Craig is saddened and hurt at the division created in the party by the move to oust Opposition Leader Mia Mottley. Read More

Opposition MPs goin' with Owen?

13 October 2010

I want to say this – that I was elected by the people of St Peter to serve and I shall serve, and if it is my judgement that the circumstances facing my country and my party requires that I continue to serve, I shall run again! Read More

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Lifetime award for Ras Akyem

13 October 2010

The Committee for the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Visual Arts has selected outstanding artist Ras Akyem I Ramsay to be the recipient of the 2010 award. Read More

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Golding denies holding Green Card

12 October 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Prime Minister Bruce Golding has dismissed a report in a US-based publication that he is the holder of a United States Registration Card or Green Card visa. Read More

Ship still stuck in St Kitts harbour

12 October 2010

BASSETERRE, St Kitts – The Turkish-flagged oil tanker, Azra-S remains grounded in shallow waters in the St. Kitts harbour as the authorities launch an investigation into the mishap that occurred as a result of inclement weather and rough seas a week ago. Read More

Jamaica PM: End division in party

12 October 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – As the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) prepares for its annual convention next month, Prime Minister and political leader Bruce Golding is calling for unity among all members. Read More

Long sued for defaulting on loan

12 October 2010

Eddie Long, the controversial Georgia bishop, has been sued for defaulting on a property loan in Georgia. Read More

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