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    August 23

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Mason found guilty of murder

31 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A High Court judge yesterday chastised a 32-year-old man for throwing the body of a British nurse "into a pit like garbage" before sentencing him to life Read More

Sparrow stable after surgery

30 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Renowned calypso icon Slinger Francisco, popularly known as Sparrow, is resting comfortably at a private hospital in Maryland, United States, after undergoing emergency surgery. Read More


Haitian children in US limbo

29 July 2010

PITTSBURGH – Six months after a chaotic airlift to the United States, 12 Haitian children remain in a Roman Catholic institution near Pittsburgh, Read More

Rains flood jungle road

29 July 2010

 GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Heavy rains have damaged a 350-mile jungle road that links Guyana and Brazil and threatened to cut off food a Read More

Dengue fever fear

29 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica - THE Opposition Peoples National Party has renewed its call for the Government to step up its emergency mosquito vector control programme in the face of a possible dengue fever outbreak. Read More

Repentance in politics

28 July 2010

QUITE UNLIKE Desi Bouterse, the controversial politician and former military leader and now new President of Suriname, Yasin Abu Bakr, Read More


PNM beaten again

28 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – The Opposition People’s National Movement (PNM) on Monday faced its second comprehensive electoral defeat in as many months, Read More


Sumfest venue 'a pigsty'

27 July 2010

KINGSTON – Reggae Sumfest may be forced to relocate to the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium if conditions at the Urban Development Read More

Suspect linked to more deaths

27 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – The person who murdered Diane Williams and her ten-year-old son Shaquille Morgan, and sawed their bodies into pieces, may have been responsible for several other deaths in San Fernando. Read More

Revenge cause of terrorist plot

27 July 2010

NEW YORK – Two men accused in a terrorist plot hoped to cause a spectacular explosion that would kill thousands at New York’s Kennedy International Read More

Bus service comes to a halt

27 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Bus operators who ply the Waterhouse route yesterday withdrew their service in protest over ‘a serious parking problem’ in the downtown Kingston area. Read More

Looking for top teachers

27 July 2010

 KINGSTON, Jamaica – The search has begun to identify and award excellent educators, islandwide, as part of the Jamaica Teaching Council’s (JTC) efforts to reward excellence. Read More


Is Fidel coming back?

26 July 2010

HAVANA – It would be easy for Raul Castro to make headlines in a major Revolution Day speech today. Read More

Colonel defends state of emergency

26 July 2010

OCHO RIOS, Jamaica – The army and the police are insisting that an extension of the state of emergency would have strengthened the efforts of the Read More

Two missing heads found in shallow grave

26 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – The search for the missing heads of a dismembered boy and woman, ended Saturday in an abandoned canefield near the Corinth’s Teachers College, Ste Madeleine. Read More

No need for dengue panic in T&T

25 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – THREE people have died of dengue haemorrhagic fever, while tests are being conducted to determine if two others also died of the illness. Read More


Is Fidel coming back?

25 July 2010

HAVANA – It would be easy for Raul Castro to make headlines in a major Revolution Day speech today. Read More

Thousands flee flooding

25 July 2010

SANTO DOMINGO – More than 27 000 people have been evacuated in the Dominican Republic due to flooding from heavy rains. Read More

Hunt on for gunmen

25 July 2010

KINGSTON – Police were searching yesterday for a group of men they say killed four people and critically injured a fift Read More


Bounty Killer preaches peace

25 July 2010

KINGSTON – Classifying "shottas" as "waste sperm", the man tagged "Five Star General", Rodney "Bounty Killer" Pryce, Read More

Dengue fever on the rise

24 July 2010

PORT–OF–SPAIN, Trinidad – Health officials yesterday confirmed an outbreak of dengue fever and urged citizens to do more to eradicate the aedes aegypti mosquito responsible for spreading the virus. Read More


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