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Reward for Coke 'not enough'

17 June 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) is asking its members to contribute more cash to a police JAM$1.7 million (US$20 000) reward for the arrest of fugitive Christopher "Dudus" Coke, who is wanted in the United States on drug and gun... Read More

Murder rate down in Jamaica

17 June 2010

KINGSTON – Murders for the first two weeks of June are trending downwards when compared with the same period last year, but the police are not ready to credit the decline to their late-May push to dismantle gangs in Kingston. Police statistics obtained by The Gleaner... Read More

Central bank suspends insurer

17 June 2010

PORT OF SPAIN: Central Bank officials Tuesday suspended the operations of Motor and General Insurance Company after the Port of Spain-based firm was struggling to maintain the required quantity of money in its statutory fund. Inspector of Financial Institutions at the... Read More

LIAT awaiting final decision

16 June 2010

Regional airline LIAT won’t engage in a war of words with the union representing its pilots but will wait until former High Court judge Leroy  Inniss hands down his final decision in the arbitration between  the two parties.The pilots, while constantly threatening industrial... Read More

Cuba to keep close eye on US oil spill

16 June 2010

HAVANA – Cuba’s civil defense chief said yesterday that authorities are preparing coastal residents for the oil spill fouling the Gulf of Mexico, and a top military official said its possible arrival would be "a disaster." Read More

Manning attends fun day

16 June 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Since his defeat at the May 24 general election former prime minister Patrick Manning has not been regularly seen at many public functions. Read More

Reward offered for Dudus info

16 June 2010

KINGSTON – Jamaica is offering a US$20 000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a reputed drug lord at the center of a bloody manhunt. Read More

Head: No strike planned

16 June 2010

BRIDGETOWN – The head of the union representing LIAT pilots says his members have not planned industrial reaction. Read More

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Jamaican fathers 'make grade'

16 June 2010

KINGSTON – HEAD of Fathers Incorporated Dr Herbert Gayle said there were many misconceptions about Jamaican fathers as the culture was not one which relayed clean and objective information about men as parents. Read More

Boyce case accused in court

15 June 2010

Former Turks and Caicos premier Galmo Williams is to appear in court tomorrow after an altercation with Barbadian newspaper editor  Hayden Boyce.Williams was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm after an incident in which Boyce, editor-in-chief of the... Read More

Jamaica Adventists on their own

15 June 2010

KINGSTON – Spurred by phenomenal growth, Jamaican Adventists are moving out on their own from the parent West Indies Union Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists which will go out of existence, church leaders have confirmed.As of November 29, the Jamaica Union Conference... Read More

16 of those killed lived outside Tivoli

14 June 2010

KINGSTON - Sixteen of the people found dead in Tivoli Gardens after gunmen loyal to fugitive Christopher "Dudus" Coke exchanged gunfire with police and soldiers Read More

Rights group heading to court

14 June 2010

KINGSTON - A small local human-rights group has filed a suit in the Supreme Court challenging the one-month state of emergency which came Read More

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Jamaica police seize motorcycles

13 June 2010

KINGSTON - The St Andrew South police seized 13 motorcycles during a series of raids in Half-Way-Tree and surrounding communities last week. Read More

Law passed minus ALP

13 June 2010

ST JOHN'S - Lawmakers have passed legislation aimed at combating the problem of human trafficking, Read More

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Dissidents change jails

13 June 2010

HAVANA - Roman Catholic leaders said Friday that Cuban authorities had agreed to free an ill political prisoner and transfer six others to jails nearer home, Read More

Region forms single health body

13 June 2010

GEORGETOWN - Caribbean governments are launching a regional health agency based in Trinidad and Tobago. Read More

Mum vows to serve God after son's suicide

12 June 2010

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - A weeping mother has vowed to serve God and never travel abroad for economic reasons after her son committed suicide on Thursday. Marcia Reid of Flankers, Montego Bay, cried uncontrollably after her 14-year-old son, Norris Smith, hanged himself... Read More

Businessmen lose extradition appeal

12 June 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN - The London-based Privy Council has ruled against two businessmen, described as financiers of the United National Congress (UNC), who were seeking to avoid extradition to the United States to face more than 90 charges relating to the rehabilitation of... Read More

Golding going after ABC

11 June 2010

KINGSTON - Prime Minister Bruce Golding has started legal proceedings against the American television network, ABC News, after it aired a story claiming Read More

Opposition putting women in power

11 June 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN - Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley has placed two women in leading positions on the opposition benches in the Lower and Upper houses of Parliament. Read More

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