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    September 19

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Obama hails Jamaica

02 July 2010

KINGSTON – Barely a week after Jamaica handed over alleged drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke to the United States, President Barack Obama has hailed joint efforts to counter the growing threat of narcotics and weapons trafficking as the "hallmark" of the close relationship... Read More

Haiti gets UN nod for polling

02 July 2010

NEW YORK – United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday welcomed the decision by Haitian President René Préval to set the date for Presidential elections in the earthquake devastated Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country. Read More

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Syria's head in Cuba

30 June 2010

Cuba’s President Raul Castro, second from left, and Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad reviewing the honour guard at Revolution palace in Havana on Monday. Al-Assad is in Cuba for an official visit. Read More

T&T rates hurting Jamaica's farmers

30 June 2010

KINGSTON – AGRICULTURE MINISTER Dr Christopher Tufton charged that Jamaican primary producers were being short-changed within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) as a result of a subsidised agro-processing sector in oil-rich Trinidad and Tobago. Read More

Voters kick out teachers' union

30 June 2010

NASSAU – For the first time in the history of the Bahamas Union of Teachers, a vote of no-confidence was moved Tuesday against the entire executive slate, which has been at odds for more than a year. Read More

Dogs' noses out of order, say cops

30 June 2010

GEORGETOWN – Sniffer dogs are being blamed for airport security lapses in Guyana, where police said Monday that their canines are too old or not skilled enough to detect drugs stuffed inside suitcases. Read More

Cop charged with killing teen

30 June 2010

GEORGETOWN – A policeman in Guyana has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a 16-year-old student. Read More

US happy with Dudus handover

30 June 2010

KINGSTON – THE UNITED STATES State Department  commended Jamaica for what it described as the swift and safe handover of alleged drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke last Thursday, Read More

Top cop candidate confident

29 June 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – DWAYNE DOUGLAS GIBBS, the Canadian national likely to be approved by Parliament on Friday to become the country’s next Commissioner of Police, has promised, once he’s given the nod, that he’s going to put his best foot forward and get the job done. Read More

Liat, pilot body hold talks

29 June 2010

ST JOHN’S – Representatives of LIAT’s management and the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) met yesterday at LIAT’s headquarters in Antigua to discuss issues relating to the recent industrial action by LIALPA. Read More

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The don of Tivoli

29 June 2010

IN THE ERA OF neo-liberal capitalism and imperialism, the international cocaine trade was one of the most lucrative businesses in the world. Neo-liberal ideas benefited the purveyors of free movement of capital and drugs. Read More

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Dudus pastor has hope

29 June 2010

KINGSTON – Contoversial pastor Reverend Merrick Al Miller is claiming that alleged drug kingpin Christopher Dudus Coke wanted to surrender Read More

'Foreign top cop not ideal'

29 June 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – National Security Minister Brigadier John Sandy said on Sunday that he would like to see a local taking over the Commissioner of Police (CoP) post. Read More

Global crisis must not slow efforts

29 June 2010

UNITED NATIONS – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is sending nations a message that urgent efforts to reduce poverty, grapple with climate change, and help Haitians must not lessen because of the global financial crisis. Read More

Pastors want fugitive protocol

28 June 2010

KINGSTON – The decision by the police to charge popular pastor Al Miller for his role in the "Dudus" affair Read More

Politics, violence in Tivoli

28 June 2010

Despite espousing a brand of democratic socialism, Michael Manley did not break the relationship between political enforcers and the political parties. Read More

Police: Dudus had 'toddler moment'

28 June 2010

KINGSTON – Former Tivoli Gardens strongman Christopher "Dudus" Coke wet his trousers when he ran into a group of policemen Read More

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TALKING POINT

28 June 2010

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Bruce Golding (left) chatting with United States President Barack Obama Read More

Caricom heads to meet in Jamaica

27 June 2010

WITH THE extradition of Christopher "Dudus" Coke to the United States last Thursday, Prime Minister of Jamaica Bruce Golding Read More

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Making of Tivoil

27 June 2010

The arrest of Christopher "Dudus" Coke in a road block in Jamaica on Tuesday  opens the possibility Read More

Worry over top cop choice

27 June 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – The Police Service will be further demoralised should a foreigner be appointed Commissioner of Police, Read More

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