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Jamaican Detainee Dies In US Hospital

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana March 15, 2017 (CMC) – The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says a 47-year-old Jamaican national, in its custody, has died at Lafayette General Hospital in Lafayette, Louisiana. ICE said the cause of death ...

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British Youth Dies In Freak Accident In Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 15, 2017 (CMC) – A 16-year-old British national died, yesterday after she fell onto the deck of a yacht, while cleaning its mast. Police said Bethany Smith died at hospital, where she had been taken after falling ...

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Former St. Kitts-Nevis Governor Dies

Former St. Kitts-Nevis Governor Dies

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts-Nevis, March 13, 2017 (CMC) – Prime Minister, Dr. Timothy Harris, is leading the nation in mourning the death of former Governor Sir Probyn Inniss, who died Sunday at the age of 80. “I extend my heartfelt condolences ...

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At 60, Ghana Looks To A Future Beyond Aid

At 60, Ghana Looks To A Future Beyond Aid

By Kwaku Botwe IPS African Correspondent ACCRA, Ghana March 13, 2017 (IPS) — Ghana turned 60 years old last week. The West African country gained independence from Britain on March 6, 1957, and remains a study in contradictions. At 60, ...

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Super Computer Plugs Gap In Caribbean Climate Research

Super Computer Plugs Gap In Caribbean Climate Research

By Zadie Neufville IPS Caribbean Correspondent KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 13, 2017 (IPS) — On November 30 last year, a new high-performance ‘Super Computer’ was installed at the University of the West Indies (UWI) during climate change week. Dubbed SPARKS – ...

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