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    February 24

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PM tours flooded areas

04 August 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar once again mobilised the regiment and other relief services to help marooned residents after Monday’s widespread flooding. Read More

Minister:  Do what you have to do

04 August 2010

KINGSTON – Minister of National Security Dwight Nelson is urging policemen to do what they need to do to protect themselves, in light of what he called attempts to undermine Read More

Police on high alert

04 August 2010

KINGSTON –  The police have now raised their threat level to extreme following the murders of three policemen in separate incidents since last week. Read More

Guyanese found guilty

04 August 2010

NEW YORK – A former Guyanese parliamentarian, and a Guyana-born United States citizen are facing the possibility of spending the rest of their lives in an American prison Read More

Grenadian band chooses cheap costumes

03 August 2010

ST GEORGE’S – The leader of one of the top Grenadian Carnival bands, Ricardo Keens Douglas, is blaming the struggling economy for his decision to produce low budget fancy Mas for Grenada’s biggest cultural festival this year. Read More

'De Bear' claws his way to top

03 August 2010

ST JOHN’S – Keithroy De Bear Morson claimed his second Calypso Monarch crown on Sunday night as the annual Carnival celebrations neared fever pitch in Antigua. Read More

AG: Due process must be followed

01 August 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Attorney General Anand Ramlogan says he will not be rushed into making a decision in the extradition of businessmen Ishwar Galbaransingh and Steve Ferguson. Read More

Review board jobs in limbo

01 August 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Almost 40 employees of the Police Public Complaints Authority (PPCA) now face an uncertain future. Read More

Cops ordered held

01 August 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaican police detained three of their own yesterday after a video surfaced allegedly showing them beating and shooting a suspect to death. Read More

Jamaica sells sugar estates

01 August 2010

GOVERNMENT signed documents Friday to seal the divestment of the final three sugar estates held by the Sugar Corporation of Jamaica (SCJ) – Monymusk, Bernard Lodge and Frome – to Chinese company Complant. Read More


Baby back from dead

31 July 2010

LONDON, England – A mother has been reunited with the baby she thought had been killed in the earthquake that hit Haiti six months ago. Read More

Govt safety pledge to foreign nationals

31 July 2010

ROSEAU, Dominica – The Dominica government says it is condemning "any form of hostility, insults, disrespect and aggression" shown towards foreign nationals Read More

Commission to look at coup bid

31 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Retired Court of Appeal judge Mustapha Ibrahim will chair a five-member Commission of Inquiry into the attempted coup by members of a radical Read More

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


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