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US, JA move against crime

Videokonferenz-4KINGSTON, Jamaica - THE first of three digital video testimony systems designed to protect witnesses is scheduled to be installed in the Supreme Court and commissioned into service next month. News of the systems emerged during a Jamaica Observer interviewwith United States Ambassador to Jamaica Luis Moreno last Wednesday.


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SMOKEOUT - Ganja found at PM's home...and we hid it

Kamla-2PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Former national security minister Jack Warner has admitted he and former deputy commissioner of police Mervyn Richardson were part of a plan to bury the alleged discovery of marijuana at the Phillipine home of the Prime Minister on April 12, 2013.

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Chinese billionaire named ambassador-at-large


Browne-and-XiaoST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda and minister of finance and corporate governance, Gaston Browne, on Wednesday appointed Chinese billionaire Xiao Jianhua as ambassador-at-large for Antigua and Barbuda.

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General elections in Trinidad and Tobago set for September 7

Kamla-in-ParliamentPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, announced in Parliament on Friday that general elections will be held on Monday, September 7, 2015.

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EU commits $133 million in support for Latin America and Caribbean

brussels-meeting-2BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Union (EU) has agreed to commit 118 million euros ($133 million) in investment support for Latin America and Caribbean nations at the start of the second EU-Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) summit in Brussels.


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  • Packed agenda for CARICOM summit BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) - When Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders started their 36th regular summit in Barbados on Thursday, under the theme CARICOM: Vibrant Societies, Resilient Economies, they...
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