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    February 23

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World Bank boosts NGOs

21 July 2010

KINGSTON – For the first time, the World Bank Jamaica office has offered Civil Society Fund awards to five local non-governmental organisations Read More

Laptops to be firewalled

21 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Software designed to block access to "bad" websites will be installed in the laptops promised to Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) pupils, Read More

Golding done with 'Dudus' distraction

21 July 2010

MONTEGO BAY, St James – Prime Minister Bruce Golding says he will no longer be distracted by his critics over his handling of the Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke extradition. Read More

Special adviser against hanging

20 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Verna St Rose-Greaves, who has been named special adviser on children’s affairs to Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Read More

Broadcasting Commission to probe payola

20 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Stating that the media is "deeply implicated" in the practice of payola, chairman of the Broadcasting Commission Dr Hopeton Dunn Read More

Bouterse takes the helm again

20 July 2010

PARAMARIBO, Suriname – Former military dictator Desi Bouterse was yesterday elected as President of this Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country. Read More

Minister: Caribbean Airlines has the OK

20 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Finance Audley Shaw has admitted that the use of Air Jamaica’s trademarks by Caribbean Airlines is part of the deal with the Trinidad-based carrier. Read More


Waithe pushing for unity

20 July 2010

A TRIUMPHANT, yet sober Basil Waite emphasised "unity" as his No. 1 priority following a comfortable victory in Sunday’s delegate selection t Read More


Jamaicans helping out Customs

19 July 2010

KINGSTON – Commissioner of Customs Danville Walker says ordinary Jamaicans are to be praised for the success his department Read More

Clinton dedicated to rebuilding of Haiti

19 July 2010

NEW YORK – Former United States President Bill Clinton says he will dedicate the next three years of his life to helping rebuild Haiti after the devastating January 12 earthquake. Read More

Ex-prison boss: Bring back hanging

19 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Former prisons commissioner Cipriani Baptiste, who witnessed the hangings of Dole Chadee and his gang of eight on June 4, Read More

'Poor health care' blamed for dengue

18 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – The failure  of local health care systems is mostly to blame for the annual rise of dengue cases, Read More

T&T joins UN in crime fight

18 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said Friday that government was at war with criminals and would partner with the United Nations to crack down on and destroy illegal Read More

Customs workers arrested

18 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Detectives are searching for the masterminds of a major criminal ring who have been skilfully depriving Jamaica’s coffers of millions in customs duties. Read More


Purifying waters

17 July 2010

 Voodoo pilgrims bathing in a waterfall believed to have purifying powers Read More

St Lucia AG dismissed

17 July 2010

CASTRIES, St Lucia – Prime Minister Stephenson King yesterday dismissed his attorney general and minister for justice Dr Nicholas Frederick. Read More


Barefoot Bandit going home

17 July 2010

MIAMI – Without saying a word, the teenager accused in a two-year string of sometimes shoeless burglaries and other crimes that helped him gain international notoriety Read More

AG to stay on despite suit

17 July 2010

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent – Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves says his attorney general Judith Jones-Morgan will not resign after a state-owned bank won a multimillion-dollar award against her husband. Read More

T&T not used as ATM'

17 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Former Jamaican prime minister PJ Patterson distanced his country from remarks by the new Trinidad and Tobago governmen Read More

Guyana under floodwaters

16 July 2010

GEORGETOWN – Heavy rain in Guyana has flooded large swathes of inland areas, cutting off some communities, Read More



15 July 2010

Argentine soccer star and UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador Lionel Messi, second right, is escorted by bodyguards during a visit to an earthquake refugee camp in Port-au-Prince, yesterday. Haitians mobbed the football icon chanting his name and raising an Argentina flag... Read More


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