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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


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


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


Meet T and T PM, Kamla

11 June 2010

LEGENDARY CALYPSONIAN CRAZY, in one of his most popular songs a decade ago Read More

Portia: Don't   alienate the poor

10 June 2010

KINGSTON - Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller on Tuesday endorsed the government's efforts to unseat criminals and crush gangs, Read More


Passports seized   in visa raid

10 June 2010

KINGSTON - Hundreds of passports were seized and one man taken into custody when police raided an illegal visa operation at John's Lane, downtown Kingston.   Read More

Kamla opts out of Clinton meeting

10 June 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN - Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar blanked yesterday's Caribbean Community (CARICOM) meeting with United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Barbados, Read More

July 9 by-elections for Dominica

09 June 2010

 ROSEAU - Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Monday named July 9 as the date for the by-elections in two constituencies, one month after the Speaker of the Dominica parliament, Alix Boyd Knights, declared the seats of two opposition legislators vacant.In a radio and television... Read More

Tivoli residents angered by permit system

09 June 2010

KINGSTON - The people of Tivoli Gardens Monday woke up to a permit system which was introduced, without prior notice, to monitor movement in and out of the troubled community. The discomfort was evident as long queues of grumbling residents greeted a Gleaner team at... Read More

10 million to repair Jamaican tourism

08 June 2010

KINGSTON – With Jamaica’s tourism status on life support after images of gun violence and mayhem were plastered across websites, newspapers and TV screens last month, the government is seeking to give it a jolt of energy with a multimillion-dollar marketing makeover.The... Read More

Businesses told: beware of con artists

08 June 2010

GEORGE TOWN – Scammers, skimmers, crooked contractors and fake charity organisers were among the wide range of con artists about whom members of Cayman’s business community were warned at a fraud seminar held last week. Speakers, who included special agents from the... Read More

Lawyers: Reinstate top cop or else . . .

07 June 2010

CASTRIES - Lawyers for former police commissioner, Ausbert Regis, have told the St Lucia government to re-instate their client this week Read More


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