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Fireworks expected in Tallawahs-Hawksbills clash

Observer - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:00
THEY may be at opposite ends of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 (T20) preliminary standing, but plenty of fireworks are expected when Jamaica Tallawahs host Antigua Hawksbills at Sabina Park on Thursday afternoon.

PHOTO: Taxi protest

Observer - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:00
Taxi operators gather on Old Harbour Road in St Catherine yesterday as they protest over what they claim is the unprofessional conduct of police against cab operators in the parish. More than 300 taxi operators participated in the strike, leaving thousands of commuters across the parish stranded. (PHOTO: KARL MCLARTY)

Football rivals in friendly mood

Observer - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:00
THEIR countries might be rivals on the football field, but when it comes to the deep seabed, Germany, Brazil, and Argentina work together to preserve what is regarded as the common heritage of mankind.

Pilots of Air Algerie jet asked to turn back — France

Observer - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:00
PARIS, France (AFP) — France said yesterday the pilots of the Air Algerie passenger plane that crashed in Mali, killing all 118 people on board, had asked to turn back, in a new development to a complex probe into the tragedy.

Oil depot ablaze amid clashes in Libyan capital

Observer - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:00
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — A fire at the oil depot for the airport in Libya's capital raged out of control yesterday after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, the latest violence to plague the country as foreigners flee the chaos.


Express - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:55
Trinidad and Tobago will establish an InvestTT office in Tokyo to accommodate trade and investment flows.

Two agreements signed

Express - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:52
Two agreements were signed yesterday following the Caricom/Japan Summit:

Abe: Dialogue with Caricom important

Express - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:50
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe yesterday told Caricom leaders that Japan’s policy towards Caricom consisted of three pillars.

AG aims to recover $34m

Express - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:50
Attorney General Anand Ramlogan says he’s reviewing the audit conducted by the Central Audit Committee of the Ministry of Finance into LifeSport to look at the areas where he can recover taxpayers’ money.

Anil: I had no control

Express - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:49
Sport Minister Anil Roberts says that he did not “personally” escort Adolphus Daniell, the educator who was paid $34 million from the LifeSport programme for no work, to meet Finance Minister Larry Howai but was part of a team.

House holds hand on money bills

Express - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:48
PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday moved a motion asking that the House of Representatives not proceed with sending two money bills, which had not been passed by the Senate, to President Anthony Carmona for assent.

Mrs Abe loves mango chow

Express - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:45
There was heavy police presence as curious residents came out of their homes yesterday to catch a glimpse of the wife of the Japanese Prime Minister who visited Claxton Bay.

NP to set up gas stations, subsidiary in Haiti

Express - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:42
National Petroleum (NP) will establish nine gas stations, a subsidiary company and an NP office in Haiti.

Questions on detained Ghanaian

Express - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:42
The Chief Immigration Officer (CIO) is expected to appear before a High Court judge today to explain why Ghanaian national Musah Ibrahim is being detained at the Immigration Detention Centre in Aripo, so that a determination could be made on whether the detention is legal.

Mendes: OSHA evidence worthless

Express - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:40
Senior counsel Douglas Mendes yesterday described the evidence presented by Chief Inspector of the Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) Gaekwad Ramoutar as “worthless” and “manifestly unreliable”.

Autopsy: Farmer got hard blow to head

Express - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:04
Before he was killed, 62-year-old John Ramoutar was blindfolded with masking tape and his hands were bound tightly behind his back with ropes before being struck so hard that his neck suffered an overextension, which resulted in the fracture of his cervical spine.

Teenager shot dead by police

Express - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:03
Nineteen-year-old Marcus Noel was facing the police when he was shot on Sunday afternoon along Charlotte Street, Port of Spain.

Girl, 3, critical after rape

Express - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:02
A three-year-old girl is in critical condition at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex after she was raped at her parents’ home in Guaico, Tamana, allegedly by a 17-year-old boy.

Woman dies in Lady Young Road crash

Express - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:01
The woman who was in the motor vehicular accident which claimed the life of Wayne Llewellyn on Sunday afternoon has also died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision.

Jamaica rally to grab 6 medals at WJC

Observer Sport - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:00
EUGENE, OREGON — After a shaky start to the week, Jamaican junior athletes left the 15th IAAF World Junior Championships here with six medals — a gold, two silver and three bronze, and a huge sigh of relief.