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Artistes: He will bounce back

Express - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:40
Black Stalin (Leroy Calliste) is a strong man and he will get over his current ordeal, say his calypsonian friends.

Witness put in protective custody after death threats

Express - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:38
A WITNESS in the robbery of the Chinese couple, allegedly carried out by three police officers, has now been placed in protective custody after receiving several death threats.

Blythe: I want to continue Roger’s work

Observer - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:36
DR Karl Blythe yesterday admitted that the passing of his friend and fellow People’s National Party (PNP) stalwart Roger Clarke last month had hit him very hard. As such, he had not, in recent weeks, been giving very serious thought to a return to representational politics.

‘I can meet PM in New York’

Express - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:32
EVEN as his strength declines due to his hunger strike, Highway Re-Route Movement (HRM) leader Dr Wayne Kublalsingh announced yesterday that he was ready to board a flight to New York City, where Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is attending the 69th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), if she would agree to meeting while there.

...Another defeat for Re-Route Movement

Express - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:29
THE Highway Re-Route Movement (HRM) suffered yet another defeat yesterday when the Court of Appeal again refused to grant an injunction to temporarily stop construction work along the Debe to Mon Desir link of the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway extension to Point Fortin.

George: Insurance for Forensic equipment

Express - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:28
HALF a million dollars has been set aside in the budget to insure equipment at the Forensic Science Centre, Justice Minister Emmanuel George said yesterday.

Integrity Commission gets enough money, says Howai

Express - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:24
Finance Minister Larry Howai said yesterday that the Integrity Commission was adequately resourced.

Retired police officer turns 100

Express - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:23
A RETIRED police officer whose career spanned Trinidad’s Butler riots, World War II and the birth of Trinidad and Tobago as an independent country was celebrated yesterday afternoon when he turned 100.

Jitters for judges

Express - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:22
Industrial Court president Deborah Thomas-Felix has pleaded for judges of the court to be granted the security of tenure they deserve.

AG: Kublalsingh trying to be clever

Express - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:20
Attorney General Anand Ramlogan yesterday questioned whether Highway Re-Route Movement leader Dr Wayne Kublalsingh would have given in to his demands if he was the one on a hunger strike.

‘Wagga’ Hunt scholarship initiative continues to give back

Observer Sport - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:05
The memory of former veteran local coach David ‘Wagga’ Hunt, who had almost 30 years’ experience with football in Jamaica, continues to live on following his untimely passing in October 2007.

Ottey hits three-timer in MBU’s rout of Boys’ Town

Observer Sport - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:05
TUCKER, St James — Allan Ottey’s first Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) three-timer led defending champions Montego Bay United (MBU) to their first win of the season when they battered Boys’ Town 4-0 in a first-round game played at WesPow Park on Sunday.

Arnett conquer Tivoli in clash of Gardens

Observer Sport - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:05
Arnett Gardens moved to the top of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) standings with a gutsy 2-0 win over arch-rivals Tivoli Gardens at the Anthony Spaulding Sport Complex on Sunday.

£7.5 trillion for slavery

Observer - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:00
THE National Commission on Reparations (NCR) says Jamaica would be due at least £2.3 trillion (approximately J$416.3 trillion) from any slavery reparations paid by Britain to the region.

Mills, Blagrove retain CUMI Come Run 10K championship titles

Observer Sport - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:00
Sandy Bay, HANOVER — Last year's 10K champions Christopher Mills and Karlene Blagrove retained their titles at the Tryall Club CUMI Come Run 2014 clocking 39:20 and 45:10 minutes, respectively, on Saturday.

Flow promises more of everything for Champions Cup

Observer Sport - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:00
More fun, excitement and bigger prize monies are up for grab with the new season of the Flow Champions Cup Knock-out competition.

Mystery man on Mandela Highway finally speaks

Observer - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:00
THE man who has been sitting on the roadside on Mandela Highway for several years drawing the curiosity of scores of Jamaicans has broken his silence.

Air Canada a — ‘simply wonderful’ partner to Jamaica, the Caribbean, says ‘Butch’

Observer - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:00
AFTER extensive talks and a tour of lush island vistas on the weekend, the heads of Air Canada, the Jamaica Tourist Board, and Sandals Resorts and their teams reaffirmed their long-standing and mutually beneficial travel partnership.

MSBM head says exports key to helping Jamaica overcome growth challenges

Observer - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:00
PROFESSOR of International Business and Executive Director at the Mona School of Business and Management Densil Williams says that exports are key to helping small, open economies like Jamaica overcome its developmental problems.

J'can among nominations for ACP top post

Observer - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:00
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries have until September 30 to present three final candidates for the position of secretary general of the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) grouping.