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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

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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

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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

Tivoli violence 'could scar' children

30 May 2010

Children in Tivoli Gardens and other Kingston communities could be psychologically scarred by Read More

New era in T and T politics

30 May 2010

WITH LAST week’s change OF governmentin Port-of-Spain has come the end of an era in the politics of Read More

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Dudus to surrender?

29 May 2010

Reputed Jamaican druglord Christopher "Dudus" Coke, the subject of an islandwide manhunt, has reportedly volunteered to surrender himself to officials  in New York. Read More

Active season predicted

29 May 2010

Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says it is predicting an "active  to extremely active" hurricane season this year for the Atlantic Basin, which includes the North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. Read More

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New Trinidad Cabinet

29 May 2010

Among those taking the oath before President George Maxwell Richards was the Vice President  of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), Austin Jack Warner, who is also chairman of the United National Congress. He was sworn in as Minister of Works... Read More

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Golding must go!

29 May 2010

KINGSTON – Former prime minister Edward Seaga has come out in support of calls for the Jamaican leader Bruce Golding’s resignation over his handling of the Christopher "Dudus" Coke saga that has resulted in over 70 deaths to date. Seaga, the former leader of the now... Read More

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Sergeant killed after being called out on his anniversary

28 May 2010

BEECHER TOWN, St Ann – When 46-year-old police sergeant Wayne Henriques was called in off his day-off to work Sunday, he was a bit hesitant because he was celebrating his 17th wedding anniversary and had promised to spend the time with his wife and children. Read More

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PM Kamla gets feet wet

27 May 2010

Minutes after being sworn in yesterday as Trinidad and Tobago’s first female Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar immediately addressed the issue of flooding which affected various parts of the country. Read More

44 dead in Tivoli siege

27 May 2010

KINGSTON – With a death toll at 44 and hundreds detained yesterday, Jamaica security forces are yet to nab their main target – wanted man Christopher "Dudus" Coke – after four days of intense battle in West Kingston. Read More

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Forces under fire

26 May 2010

Kingston – The nation’s security forces have been commended for demonstrating bravery in challenging lawless elements across sections of the corporate area. Read More

Forces rush in

26 May 2010

Thousands of police and soldiers stormed the Jamaican ghettos where reggae was born yesterday in search of a reputed drug kingpin wanted by the United States, intensifying a third day of street battles that have killed at least 30 people. Read More

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