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Brothers Killed Over Cell Phone In T&T

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Two brothers were stabbed to death on Sunday night, and another teenager hospitalized after bandits sought to steal the cell phone of one of their friends. The authorities have named the brothers as Arshad ...

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T&T President Names New Integrity Commission

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – President Anthony Carmona named members to the Integrity Commission on Monday, even as calls continued for the resignation of its chairman, Ken Gordon, over his decision to meet with Opposition Leader Dr. Keith Rowley ...

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Guyana Benefits From EU Sugar Grant

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Guyana is receiving more than Euro 23 million (One Euro = US$1.29 cents) from the European Union under an initiative that has so far provided nearly Euro 100 million as sector policy budget support. Finance Minister, ...

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Jamaica Amends Legislation To Meet Requirements Of Egmont Group

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – The Senate has approved legislation facilitating Jamaica’s acceptance into the Egmont Group that provides a forum for Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) around the world, to improve co-operation in the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing. ...

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Jamaica Government To Provide Funds For Prostate Cancer Study

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – The Jamaica government says it will provide J$25 million (One Jamaica dollar = US$0.01 cents) over the next five years, to advance prostate cancer research. Health Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, addressing the Jamaica Medical Foundation’s (JMF) ...

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Jamaican Air Traffic Controllers Ordered Back To Work

By Kathy Barrett Jamaica Correspondent KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Air traffic controllers at the two international airports in Jamaica have vowed to take protest action again this week despite a back to work order obtained by the Ministry of Labour ...

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Diesel Smuggling Racket In Trinidad Uncovered

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A team of law enforcement officials, on Saturday, arrested two persons involved in a diesel smuggling racket in which the fuel is exchanged for guns and drugs. Senior investigators uncovered the racket when they ...

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