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Warner: I'm no easy target

06 June 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN - "I am not an easy target," Jack Warner, minister of works and transport, said Friday in response to statements by new Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley Read More


Rowley taking aim at Warner

05 June 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN - Dr Keith Rowley was yesterday named Opposition Leader and immediately served notice that he would be going after the newly appointed Minister of Transport and Works, Jack Warner, who is also vice-president of the football world governing body, FIFA.... Read More

Senior cop on attempted murder charge

05 June 2010

BELMOPAN, Belize - A senior police officer is to return to court on August 3 on a charge of attempted murder. Inspector Dennis Lopez, 42, appeared before Chief Magistrate Margaret Gabb McKenzie on Thursday on charges of attempted murder and dangerous harm after Steven... Read More

Vincentian fishermen safe in Puerto Rico

05 June 2010

KINGSTOWN - Three fishermen, missing at sea since May 24, have been rescued and are now in Puerto Rico, the radio service of the state-owned National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) reported yesterday. The station quoted the parliamentary representative for the West... Read More


Jamaica dedicates $88 billion to crush gangs

04 June 2010

IT COULD cost nearly one-fifth of the current national Budget to smash the reign of terror by gangs responsible for bloodletting across Jamaica, says Finance Minister Audley Shaw. The island's economic growth has been retarded by a parasitic crime bug which has manifested... Read More


Golding hears of Tivoli troubles

04 June 2010

KINGSTON - One week after the uprising in the constituency of West Kingston that led to the deaths of more than 70 people in Tivoli Gardens, Member of Parliament Prime Minister Bruce Golding ventured into the troubled area for the first time on Wednesday. However,... Read More

2 charged in shooting death

04 June 2010

HAMILTON, Bermuda - Police in Bermuda, which is currently facing spiralling gun and gang violence, have arrested and charged two men in connection with two of the nine murders that have occurred there over the past 12 months. Kevin Warner, 20, has been charged with... Read More

Security tight for Jamaican officials

04 June 2010

KINGSTON - The security detail for more than 60 prominent Jamaicans has been significantly increased since the extradition request for alleged drug baron Christopher "Dudus" Coke gripped public attention, stretching the resources of the Jamaica Constabulary Force's... Read More

Rowdy cop attackers before court

04 June 2010

ST GEORGE'S - Six men, including a so-called area "don" suspected of drug trafficking, were arrested in Grenada after threatening to give lawmen a "taste of Jamaica". On Wednesday in the Gouyave Magistrates' Court wanted man Marvin Lewis and five others appeared... Read More

Haiti, UN prepare for bad hurricane season

04 June 2010

NEW YORK - The United Nations (UN) says the humanitarian crisis triggered by January's earthquake in Haiti could worsen with the onset of this year's hurricane season, which experts have warned could be severe. As a result, the UN, along with its partners, is preparing... Read More

Fisherman held hostage by pirates

03 June 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Cedros  fishermen want newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs  Dr Surujrattan Rambachan to deal with the issue of pirate attacks in local waters. And the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard, the fishermen also said, should be equipped with boats to... Read More

Golding survives no-confidence bid

03 June 2010

KINGSTON - The governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) used its majority in Parliament to secure the position of Bruce Golding as prime minister despite the parliamentary Opposition mobilising all its members to remove him.Following a marathon debate on a motion of no-confidence... Read More

PM King talks tough on crime

03 June 2010

CASTRIES – Prime Minister Stephenson King, warning that  he would not allow a few "rotten apples" to contaminate St Lucia,  has announced new measures  to deal with escalating crime, including a restructuring  of the police force. In a nationwide radio and television... Read More

Jamaica to crack down on all gangs

02 June 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica will launch a sustained assault on gangs that control poor communities across the island and fuel one of the world’s highest murder rates, the prime minister said yesterday.Prime Minister Bruce Golding says last week’s bloody raid on the... Read More

Rowley to be sworn in Friday

02 June 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Diego Martin West Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Keith Rowley is expected to be sworn in as Opposition Leader by President George Maxwell Richards on Friday at Knowsley, Queen’s Park West, Port-of-Spain.Rowley told the Express Monday that the President’s... Read More

Bird tells Spencer to apologise for talk about 3 PMs

01 June 2010

ST JOHN'S - Antigua and Barbuda's Opposition Leader Lester Bird has called on Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer to apologise for remarks he made in parliament questioning the competence of three Caribbean prime ministers. This stand by Bird came in a Press release yesterday... Read More

Hurricane season starts

01 June 2010

THE 2010 Hurricane Season in the Atlantic Ocean begins today, and ends on November 30, 2010. The experts are predicting a busier-than-usual hurricane season for 2010. Here are the 2010 Hurricane names: Alex, Bonnie, Colin, Danielle, Earl, Fiona, Gaston, Hermine, Igor,... Read More


Bishop: Coke prefers the local court

01 June 2010

KINGSTON - Contrary to a widespread claim that alleged drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke wanted to make a deal with United States (US) authorities, Political Ombudsman Bishop Herro Blair on Sunday disclosed that Coke was more interested in taking his chances with... Read More

King promises to get tough on crime

31 May 2010

CASTRIES – Prime Minister Stephenson King has promised swift action against persons engaged Read More


Papers found at Coke's office

31 May 2010

KINGSTON – Military and police personnel Friday said that copies of the extradition documents Read More

Retired cop hints at Coke's whereabouts

31 May 2010

KINGSTON – Retired tough cop Reneto Adams is urging the police not to rule out searching the homes of some politicians Read More


Should the Barbados Secondary Schools' Entrance Examination (11+) be abolished?