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Cops working on Tivoli trust

04 July 2010

KINGSTON – Residents of Tivoli Gardens said they were hesitant to trust the police, Read More

Canadian to be T&T top cop

04 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – The controversial issue of selecting Trinidad’s first substantive commissioner of police in almost two years has finally come to an end. Read More

RBTT customers draw blank at ATMs

03 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Customers continued to complain on Friday that several days after RBTT Bank Read More



02 July 2010

Cuba’s President Raul Castro (left) and Elian Gonzalez attending an official event in Havana last week. Read More

Heads set for Caricom summit

02 July 2010

MONTEGO Bay, Jamaica – Ten Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government will attend the annual CARICOM summit that begins here on Sunday, the Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat has said. Read More

Trinidad officials at odds

02 July 2010

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar described as "unfortunate" the war of words between her Attorney General Anand Ramlogan and the Acting Commissioner of Police James Philbert. Read More

Fire leaves over 200 homeless in Guyana

02 July 2010

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – A fire tore through a gold-mining town in Guyana’s jungle interior, destroying the commercial centre and leaving more than 200 people homeless, authorities said. Read More

Dudus pastor pleads not guilty

02 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Reverend Al Miller pleaded not guilty to a charge of perverting the course of justice when he appeared in court. Read More

Vybes Kartel surrenders

02 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Entertainer Vybz Kartel has surrendered to police three days after they announced he was wanted for questioning. Read More

Gunmen ransack home of Cabinet minister

02 July 2010

KINGSTON – Armed bandits held up workers as they ransacked the St Catherine home of Commerce and Industry Minister Karl Samuda on Wednesday. Read More

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


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


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


Is enough done to mark Emancipation Day in Barbados?