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Call to save for tertiary studies

16 August 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Government is encouraging parents to save towards their children’s university fees ahead of a reallocation of state resources to early-childhood education Read More


Hope through prayer

16 August 2010

Haitians are struggling to regain some semblance of normalcy since the January 12 earthquake. Read More

Fire leaves 20 homeless

16 August 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Twenty people were left homeless after a swift-moving fire badly damaged their townhouses on Sunday in the community of Hamilton Gardens in Gregory Park, Portmore, St Catherine. Read More

Bahamas warns illegal Haitians

16 August 2010

NASSAU, Bahamas – The Bahamas government says it will deport illegal Haitians found on the island after complaining of "a noticeable increase" in the number of people from the earthquake Read More

New wire tap laws on way in St Kitts

16 August 2010

BASSETERRE, St Kitts – The St Kitts and Nevis government says it will soon table legislation to intercept communications on private and public networks with the approval of the High Court. Read More


Guilty verdict after 10 years

16 August 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Nearly ten years after being discharged by former High Court judge and now Justice Minister, Herbert Volney, on charges relating to million worth of cocaine and a gun and ammunition, Rick Anthony Gomes was found guilty of the same charges Saturday.... Read More

Teen girl hangs herself

15 August 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – While her colleagues were celebrating their success in the recent Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), a disappointed Naparima Girls’ High School pupil committed suicide on Thursday night. Read More

Pact to explore hydrocarbon reserves

15 August 2010

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Energy Minister Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan will lead a four-member delegation to Venezuela to sign an agreement Read More

Cops in shooting mix-up

15 August 2010

KINGSTON – Another police report has been called into question less than three weeks after the police information arm was left with egg on its face when a private video recording Read More

Cops in shooting mix-up

15 August 2010

KINGSTON – Another police report has been called into question less than three weeks after the police information arm was left with egg on its face when a private video recording contradicted its report Read More


Bolt's losing over $1m

14 August 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – It is already known that double world-record holder Usain Bolt has pulled the plug on the remainder of his 2010 season due to discomfort in his back Read More

Contract killer gunned down

14 August 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Known as a transnational contract killer who considered the gun his "best friend", Cedric "Doggie" Murray Read More

Dengue epidemic in Martinique

14 August 2010

FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique – Health officials yesterday confirmed that this French island is experiencing a dengue fever epidemic Read More

Electoral mission arrives in Haiti

14 August 2010

THE first elements of the Joint Electoral Observation Mission of the Organisation of American States (OAS) and the Caribbean Community Read More

Haiti 'still in bad state'

14 August 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – A report by a United States-based think tank yesterday painted a grim picture of the earthquake recovery effort in Haiti. Read More


Up and away

11 August 2010

United States trapeze artists of the "Rose" duo Samuel Sion, left, and Sylvia Friedman performing Read More

1 000 cases for BSI officers

11 August 2010

KINGSTON – Terrence Williams, commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations, will have a backlog of almost 1 000 cases Read More

Jamaica could become a 'failed state'

11 August 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart does not share the view that Jamaica is a failed state. Read More

Nurses should get word soon

11 August 2010

JAMAICA –  The island’s registered nurses should have a definitive statement from Government in two weeks on when the State will proceed with their reclassification. Read More

15 murders since August 1

11 August 2010

KINGSTON – The police have reported that 15 people have been killed in the first 11 days of this month. Read More

SLP wants prison break inquiry

10 August 2010

CASTRIES, St Lucia – The main opposition St Lucia Labour Party (SLP) Monday demanded the dismissal of National Security Minister Read More





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