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Abbot seeking top Labour post

21 May 2010

LONDON – Diane Abbot, a candidate with Caribbean heritage, says she will seek the top post in the Labour Party to succeed Gordon Brown, who lost the general election on May 6 and subsequently retired  from active politics. Read More

US govt welcomes decision to extradite

20 May 2010

KINGSTON – The United States Department of Justice has welcomed the government’s decision to sign the extradition request for West Kingston strongman Christopher "Dudus" Coke. Read More

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Warrant signed for 'Dudus' arrest

19 May 2010

KINGSTON – A warrant for the arrest of Tivoli Gardens strongman, Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke was signed yesterday morning by a high court judge, the Observer  has learnt. Read More

Sorry Golding begs forgiveness

19 May 2010

The Jamaica government has agreed to extradite a national wanted in the United States on guns and drug related charges as an apologetic and remorseful Prime Minister Bruce Golding asked for forgiveness over the entire matter. Read More

T&T journalists criticised

19 May 2010

PORT OF SPAIN - UNITED National Congress (UNC) chairman Jack Warner has strongly criticised the three journalists who interviewed Prime Minister Patrick Manning on Sunday night, during a government information service programme titled Prime Minister Unplugged. Read More

Arrest warrant for chopper shooter

19 May 2010

SAN JUAN – Federal authorities issued an arrest warrant yesterday for a man they say fired at a  Puerto Rico police helicopter and injured two people, one of whom later died. Read More

Persad-Bissessar's speeches on sale

18 May 2010

LEADER of the United National Congress (UNC), Kamla Persad-Bissessar, was Sunday touted as a long standing advocate of female liberation and equality Read More

Missionary freed

18 May 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE,  Haiti – A Haitian court has convicted American missionary Laura  Silsby of arranging  to transport 33 children out of the country following the  January 12 earthquake. Read More

OCG concerned about gov't deal

18 May 2010

KINGSTON – THE Office of the Contractor General (OCG) says it has grave concerns regarding Government’s proposed multi-billion dollar deal to sell its 45 per cent stake in the jointly owned Government/Alcoa JAMALCO alumina refinery to the Chinese entity, Zhuhai Hongfan... Read More

'Caribbean a special area'

18 May 2010

Minister of Agriculture Senator Haynesley Benn, wants the General Assembly of the United Nations to designate the Caribbean Sea as a special area within the context of sustainable development. Read More

Jamaica gov't to extradite Dudus

17 May 2010

The Prime Minister Bruce Golding has said sorry for the manner in which he has handled the Manatt affair. He has also confirmed that the justice minister, Dorothy Lightbourne, will sign the extradition request for West Kingston strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke. Read More

'No part in plot'

17 May 2010

Fuad Abu Bakr, Political Leader of the New National Vision (NNV) and son  of 1990 attempted coup leader Yasin Abu Bakr, has categorically denied any link between his party and five persons who were arrested after police unearthed a plot to disrupt the 2010 general election.... Read More

'Give us the truth'

17 May 2010

OUTSPOKEN Adventist pastor Lorenzo King Saturday demanded that Prime Minister Bruce Golding tell the nation the "full, . . . truth" Read More

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Demand high for campaign T-shirts

17 May 2010

The fashion statement for the month of May is T-shirts  in shades of "balisier red", "rising sun yellow" or just plain white. Read More

Civil service accepts pay cut

16 May 2010

GEORGE TOWN – The Cayman Islands Civil Service Association has indicated it will not oppose government plans to cut workers’ salaries by 3.2 per cent starting in July. Read More

Monsanto gives Haiti $4 million in hybrid seeds

14 May 2010

U.S. agriculture giant Monsanto Co. is donating $4 million worth of seeds to Haiti, the biotechnology manufacturer’s first major foray into the chronically hungry nation. Read More

Venezuelan gas rig sinks

14 May 2010

CARACAS – An offshore natural-gas platform sank off Venezuela yesterday, and 95 workers were rescued safely, the government said. Read More

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