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Emergency landing

07 October 2010

BASSETERRE, St Kitts – An American Eagle plane that was forced to make an emergency landing at the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport after a suspected lightening strike, has been flown to Puerto Rico for inspection.   Read More

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Jamaica gold

07 October 2010

4:00 PM, THURSDAY, OCT. 7 – NEW DELHI, India, Oct 7, CMC – Jamaican Lerone Clarke clocked 10.12 seconds to win the marquee 100 metres men’s title at the 19th Commonwealth Games today. Read More

Jamaicans brace for more rains

07 October 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Less than a week after Tropical Storm Nicole killed 13 people and caused more than US$117.4 million in damage, Jamaicans were on Thursday bracing for more rains associated with a new tropical storm. Read More

Inmate awarded $200 000

07 October 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – A 43-year-old inmate at the Maximum Security Prison in Arouca has been awarded over $200 000 in damages by High Court Judge Ronnie Boodoosingh. Read More

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Haiti still waiting for pledged US aid

06 October 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Nearly nine months after the earthquake, more than a million Haitians still live on the streets between piles of rubble. One reason: Not a cent of the $1.15 billion the U.S. promised for rebuilding has arrived. Read More

Opposition pressing for Dudus extradition inquiry

06 October 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The main opposition People’s National Party (PNP) has reiterated its call for an independent commission of inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the extradition of Christopher "Dudus" Coke to the United States after a local attorney has contradicted... Read More

Eight Bahamians killed in plane crash

06 October 2010

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – All eight people on board a twin engine Cessna 402 aircraft were killed Tuesday when it crashed en route to San Salvador, in the southern Bahamas, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has said. Read More

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Arrest warrant out for ex-soca king

05 October 2010

ST GEORGE’S – A magistrate has issued a warrant of arrest for former Soca Monarch Sheldon Douglas after he failed to appear in court to answer charges of beating a judge in the recently held Carnival celebrations. Read More

Spice Isle to cash in on nutmeg shortage

05 October 2010

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – The Grenada Co-Operative Nutmeg Association says it intends to cash in on increased prices for nutmegs on the world market as a result of an international shortage. Read More

Bermuda opposition leader's stepson faces death penalty

05 October 2010

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – The stepson of Bermuda’s Opposition Leader Kim Swan has gone on trial in the United States and could face the death penalty if convicted of the first-degree murder of a North Carolina state trooper. Read More

6 000 barrels of fuel for St Kitts under PetroCaribe initiative

05 October 2010

BASSETERRE – St Kitts and Nevis yesterday took control of a new 6 000 barrel storage tank under the Venezuela-led PetroCaribe initiative that local officials said would help improve the federation’s trading capabilities. Read More

Tanker grounded off St Kitts

05 October 2010

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC –Maritime officials were monitoring a Turkish-flagged oil tanker that became stuck off shore after it broke its mooring during rough seas on Monday night. Read More

Justice Minister moves to speed up trials

04 October 2010

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC –Justice Minister Herbert Volney is promising to bring to Parliament earlier next year new legislation that would speed up the trials of persons charged with committing crimes. Read More

Dominica to review crime laws

04 October 2010

ROSEAU, Dominica – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said today that his administration would have to review existing legislation as the government moves to deal with an upsurge in crime in Dominica. Read More

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Long-time JLP supporter sues Golding

04 October 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Attorneys for Harold Brady, the man at the center of the Manatt, Phelps and Phillips saga, have filed a libel suit against Prime Minister Bruce Golding regarding statements made during a press conference on September 14. Read More

Man remanded after illegally boarding jetliner

04 October 2010

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – A 31-year-old former airport mechanic, who sparked a full-scale early-morning emergency by illegally boarding a jetliner at the L.F. Wade International Airport, has been remanded in custody for two weeks after pleading guilty to two charges.... Read More

Landslides in St Vincent; schools closed

04 October 2010

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – St Vincent and the Grenadines has recorded two inches of rainfall over the past 24 hours resulting in numerous landslides and flooding across the island. Read More

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Water everywhere

04 October 2010

MANDEVILLE, Manchester – For the people of St Elizabeth and Manchester’s southern fringe, it’s a case of from one extreme to the other. Read More

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Chavez's call to arms – always

04 October 2010

CARACAS – Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez said yesterday that members of the civilian militia should be issued weapons to be armed and ready at all times. Read More

Grieving gran prods police

04 October 2010

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Justice may never come for Kamla Singh, whose daughter and grandson were among those killed at Cummings Lodge last month, but she believes the police need to put some real effort into finding the gunmen. Read More

CLICO to account

03 October 2010

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar Friday announced that a commission of inquiry would be established to examine the circumstances that led to the financial problems of the Colonial Life Insurance Company (CLICO) while accusing the last... Read More

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