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Forces rush in


KINGSTON, Jamaica – 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 t...

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Dudus still at large

Dudus still at large


TIVOLI Gardens strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke is still at large despite a major security dragnet imposed on the volatile community of Tivoli Gardens during a two-day operation by the security forces. National Security M...

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Portia saddened by news of cops’ deaths


KINGSTON – The People’s National Party is expressing condolences to the families and co-workers of the two policemen who were killed during the upsurge of violence in the last 24 hours in Kingston and St Andrew, Jamaica.In ...

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Golding: All-out assault on evil

Golding: All-out assault on evil


KINGSTON – Prime Minister Bruce Golding has given an assurance that the threats that have emerged against the safety of the Jamaican people will be driven back with strong and decisive action by the country’s security force...

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We will win!

We will win!


by Sanka Pricein TrinidadBY NOON, the major protagonists in the Trinidad general election had voted, and both Prime Minister Patrick Manning and Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar were confident of victory.Manning was...

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KAMLA IS BOSS

KAMLA IS BOSS


by SANKA PRICEin TrinidadPATRICK MANNING gambled and lost. And today, Trinidad and Tobago has its first female  Prime Minister.Kamla Persad-Bissessar and  the opposition coalition People’s Partnership (PP) were last night r...

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BLOODY BATTLE

BLOODY BATTLE


KINGSTON – Jamaica’s security forces clashed  for a second day with masked gunmen allied with an alleged drug kingpin facing extradition to the United States, as fighting spread yesterday to more volatile slums around the c...

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Mood signals ‘change’ in Trinidad and Tobago


TODAY, Trinidadians go to the polls. According to the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) over one million voters are eligible to cast their ballots today – 1 040 001 to be precise. Back in November 2007, leading regi...

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Manning’s political gamble


Trinidad and Tobago’s prime minister Patrick Manning is taking the biggest gamble of his political career in tomorrow’s general election here, having called the poll midway into his term which was scheduled to end in 2012. ...

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DFP still to decide on by-elections


ROSEAU, Dominica – The minority opposition Dominica Freedom Party (DFP) says it is still to decide whether or not it will contest the two by-elections after the Speaker of the island’s parliament, Alix Boyd-Knights, declare...