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Jamaica Gets Assurance From Venezuela Regarding PetroCaribe

KINGSTON, Jamaica CMC – Jamaica says it has been given an assurance by Venezuela that there would be no changes to the existing PetroCaribe agreement during the island’s four year agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Energy Minister, Phillip ...

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Police Find Severed Head Of Murdered Man

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad CMC – Police, Monday, said the severed head of a man had been found in the capital, and believes he may have been a victim of gang warfare in Trinidad and Tobago. Police said the body ...

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Nine Children Reported Missing, Killed So Far This Year

KINGSTON, Jamaica CMC – Nine children reported missing, including three girls, have been killed during the period January to August this year even as the Jamaica government says more than 85 percent of children reported missing during that period have ...

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Guyana And Brazil Seeking To Deepen Relations

Guyana And Brazil Seeking To Deepen Relations

GEORGETOWN, Guyana CMC – Guyana and Brazil will hold another round of talks later this month as both countries seek to expedite the process of deepening bilateral cooperation. No date has yet been set for the Guyana-Brazil Joint Commission on ...

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Jamaica Government Confirms Tuberculosis Cases In Prison

KINGSTON, Jamaica CMC – The Jamaica government says it will continue to monitor the prisons, here, after confirming seven cases of tuberculosis among people in police custody during the January and August period this year. The Ministry of Health (MOH) ...

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Lightning Blamed For Recent Spate Of Blackouts In Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana CMC – The recent spate of blackouts in communities located in East Coast and East Bank of Demerara has been attributed to network related problems caused by the elevated level of lightning activity in recent weeks. Chief Executive ...

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Jamaica’s Sugar Production Down

Jamaica’s Sugar Production Down

KINGSTON, Jamaica CMC – Jamaica is recording a shortfall in sugar production this year and government is appealing to stakeholders to ensure the country meets its full quota to overseas markets including those in the European Union (EU). Agriculture and ...

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