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(SNO) — In Trinidad, a man who is known to sport plenty gold jewelry and known as ‘Popcorn’ (not to be confused for popular Jamaican artiste ‘Popcaan’), was shot and killed during a suspected robbery after he allegedly tried to fight off his attackers from taking his prized possessions, according to a report in NewsDay. ...

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Fire Chief, Joseph Joseph, told the opening ceremony Sunday of the new Babonneau fire station that the new facility will not only enhance the comfort and safety of firefighters, but boost morale as well. Joseph said although today a few accommodation issues remain, most fire stations are in a ‘reasonably habitable state,’ thanks to the  […]

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(SNO) — Two men, who shot up a five-bedroom wooden house and then fire-bombed it, killing six members of a family in Hanover, Jamaica in 2015, have been each sentenced to life in prison with eligibility for parole after 80 years, the Jamaica Observer has reported. Mikhail Campbell, a 27-year-old bike taxi operator, and Errol Clarke ...

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Over the last 25 years there have been many changes in the world banana market. Winfresh says that these have brought about major adjustments by exporters while new and emerging suppliers have entered the trade, displacing some traditional suppliers, particularly high cost producers from the Caribbean.

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(SNO) — A 15-month-old boy was killed on Saturday in Zeelugt Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo in Guyana after a truck selling cooking gas cylinders and kerosene crushed his head, according to local media reports. The incident occurred around 6:30 a.m. after the child’s grandfather reportedly stopped the truck in front their home to make a ...

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Saint Lucians living in neighbouring Martinique joined nationals of the French overseas territory in supporting a grand fundraising ball for Saint Lucia’s Marine Police. The event, put on by the Saint Lucia Consulate, was held in Trois-Ilets, Martinique, on Friday. The money raised is intended to help the Marine Police here equip themselves to better protect […]

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(CMC) – Two more species have been added to the annexes of the Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) Protocol, the only transnational legal instrument for the environment of the Caribbean. At the insistence of the Kingdom of the Netherlands during a meeting last week, regional representatives unanimously decided to recommend Large-Tooth Sawfish and Silky ...

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On the eve of National Day I came across a Facebook post that captured my attention. The post suggested that for those purchasing Christmas gifts, we should buy from small businesses, women and mother entrepreneurs, and local artisans so that the money could reach small business-owners and allow everyone the benefit of a good Christmas.

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(CMC) – The Government’s investment promotion agency, JAMPRO continues to secure investments for the country across various sectors. “Up to June of this year, we have booked foreign direct investments (FDI) at US$166.7 million, while export sales stood at US$407.3 million, and the work doesn’t stop there,” said JAMPRO Chairman Don Wehby in his contribution ...

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The largest diamond ever found in North America has been unearthed in Canada, local reports have said. The Canadian mining company, Dominion Diamond Mines, announced the discovery of the 552-carat gem in a statement on Thursday. The discovery beats a previous record set in 2015 at the same mine, of which Dominion owns 40 percent. […]

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