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(CBS) — One condemned inmate killed another Friday, the first slaying of a death row inmate in California in more than 20 years, officials said. Jonathan Fajardo, 30, was stabbed in the chest and neck with an inmate-made weapon. The stabbing took place in a recreational yard of the cell house that holds the bulk ...

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Caribbean Development Education Program (CaribDE) hosted its 4th alumni networking event at the national level on Wednesday, September 26th. The event included immersion in credit union history, philosophy, and corporate governance.
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(Cubaminrex-Embacuba Italy) —  Cuba was reelected as Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, in the Committee of Agriculture of the United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture, for the period 2018-2020. The decision was made during the 26th session of the aforementioned committee, which took place from October 1 to 5, at the ...

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(SNO) — This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, however this time around men will have to play a role, as the Ministry of Health and Wellness is calling on them to come in and have their breasts examined as they too can get breast cancer. Janelle Alexander Dupre (family life educator), Michelle Francois (national ...

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(CMC) – A senior official of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says Jamaica continues to make strong economic progress, with the country’s economy poised to generate continued growth. “Most would agree with me that Jamaica is now in a position to do things it hasn’t been able to do for the last two or three ...

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(CMC) – The Bahamas has expressed an interest in becoming part of an initiative that seeks to boost travel within the region. Aviation officials, who participated in the State of the Tourism Industry Conference (SOTIC), say they discussed the initiative during the “Sky Is The Limit” workshop exchanging ideas on how to make travel to ...

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(CMC) – Police have detained the chief executive officer of the Washington University of Barbados, Gopi Venkat Rao, after he was linked to a scheme that swindled hundreds of students of thousands of dollars. Venkat Rao is wanted in India amid allegations that he had promised the students admission to foreign medical universities. Soon after ...

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(CMC) – The Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) says the country has recorded its lowest ever deforestation rate to date of 0.048 per cent and this augurs well for the Guyana -Norway Forest agreement. In 2009, Norway and Guyana signed a US$250 million agreement to preserve tropical forests with the two governments envisioning a financial mechanism ...

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(T&T GUARDIAN) — The reign of three teenaged ban­dits, whom po­lice said lured their vic­tims to a lone­ly area by false­ly ad­ver­tis­ing a car of sale on Face­book, end­ed on Thurs­day when they were ar­rest­ed. Po­lice said the three men, who ages are 18 and 19, were held by San Fer­nan­do and Mon Re­pos CID ...

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(BBC) — The US Senate has voted to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, after weeks of rancorous debate. The Senate backed Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination by 50 votes to 48. Mr Kavanaugh had been embroiled in a bitter battle to stave off allegations of sexual assault. But after an 11th-hour investigation by ...

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