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    November 15

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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

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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

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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

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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

Sagicor downgrade

24 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited (SLJ) has been lumped with its Barbadian parent in a downgrade of the group that rating agency Read More

Jamaican police charge unlicensed doctor

24 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Kingston east police are to lay charges against a "fake" doctor who has allegedly been operating in the Mountain View area for a number of years. Read More

Buildings checked for safety

24 July 2010

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations says more than 200 000 buildings in Haiti have been assessed for structural damage Read More

Inquiry on failed coup

23 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – The Trinidad and Tobago government yesterday announced that it would establish a Commission of Inquiry into the failed 1990 coup by members of the radical Jamaat-Al-Muslimeen group against the government of then Prime Minister ANR Robinson. Read More

Possible jail time for MP

23 July 2010

KINGSTON – Opposition parliamentarian Dr Patrick Harris faces the possibility of going to prison if he does not pay J$1.6 million (US$18 000) in outstanding property taxes. Read More

Bodies found at dump

23 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Police say they are questioning people in a small town in southern Trinidad about the slayings of a woman and a young boy whose mutilated bodies were found in a trash bag. Read More

Safety issues stop projects

22 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Safety concerns in Spanish Town, St Catherine, have prevented at least two deserved cultural monuments in the old capital from being developed and maintained as heritage sites. Read More

PNP: No to state of emergency

22 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Opposition jettisoned the three-parish state of emergency by withholding support for its further extension, Read More

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Elephant Man owes taxes, wheels seized

22 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Agents from the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) seized a posh Mercedes-Benz motor car valued at millions of dollars Read More

World Bank boosts NGOs

21 July 2010

KINGSTON – For the first time, the World Bank Jamaica office has offered Civil Society Fund awards to five local non-governmental organisations Read More

Laptops to be firewalled

21 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Software designed to block access to "bad" websites will be installed in the laptops promised to Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) pupils, Read More

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