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Shooting in Point

The police are investigating a shooting incident in Point late Wednesday night that left a Barbuda man nursing a gunshot wound at the Mount St. Johns Medical Center (MSJMC). It is alleged that 24 year old Denvil John was at home when his fiancé ran to him for assistance after she was allegedly attacked and beaten by her ex-lover. Further ...

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Shootings mar 2013 Last Lap

After an almost incident free carnival, the anticipation of revelers for the last lap jump up were dashed. Police are now investigating two shootings which caused law enforcement to cancel the final feature of Antigua’s festival last lap and left three people nursing gunshot wounds at the Mount St. Johns Medical Center. In one incident, a 23 year old Green ...

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Police investigates the 9th Homicide

The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the nation’s 9th homicide, a stabbing incident in the Perry Bay Area, which led to the death of a woman believed to be in her mid 40’s. Dead is Rosemarie Lynch of Perry Bay. It was reported that the police after responding to a 911 Emergency call late Tuesday night, discovered the body ...

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George W Bush has heart stent operation

Former US President George W Bush has undergone successful heart surgery in Dallas, Texas, after doctors found an artery blockage, a spokesman has said. Mr Bush had a stent inserted on Tuesday morning, a day after the blockage was discovered during a routine check-up. The 67-year-old was in “high spirits” afterwards and would be discharged on Wednesday, the spokesman added. ...

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Iran’s new leader Rouhani urges ‘serious’ nuclear talks

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has called for “serious and substantive” negotiations with the international community about its nuclear programme. At the first news conference since his inauguration on Sunday, Mr Rouhani said he was confident both sides’ concerns could be resolved in a short time. But a solution could be reached solely through “talks, not threats”, he added. The US ...

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Goodbye

The Vice President of the Trinidad Senate, Lyndira Oudit, Tuesday confirmed she had resigned her post as well as quitting the United National Congress (UNC), the biggest partner in the four-party coalition People’s Partnership government of Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar. Oudit, speaking on a local radio programme here, said her resignation stemmed from a number of disappointments and held ...

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Happy Anniversary Jamaica

 Jamaica is celebrating its 51st anniversary of political independence from Britain on Tuesday with the country’s lauding the achievements in sports, education, and the creative arts while encouraging nationals not to give up in the midst of hardships. Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen said Jamaicans have the responsibility to help restore the country’s image and defend what is good. He said ...

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Scare at V.C. Bird International Airport

The VC Bird International Airport was the scene of minor chaos and uncertainty for a brief moment Monday afternoon.Information reaching our newsroom suggests that the departure area had to be cleared of passengers waiting to board various aircraft after an alleged breach of security. Several eye witnesses say the announcement was made over the Public Address (PA) System, which resulted ...

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