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Police Cautions Jam Bands

As the Carnival season approaches the Police have issued a warning to Jam Bands, Mas Troupes and Groups who are participating in the Carnival Celebrations to properly secure their trailers. A warning also for vehicle users to obey parking restrictions, exercise caution when using the streets and adhere to the rules set by the law men during the season.

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Calypso Monarch Draw

The Wadadli Beer Calypso Monarch semi- finals, from all accounts will be an interesting competition as the nation’s calypsonians compete for a spot in the Calypso Monarch Finals to be staged on August 5th.

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Agriculture Tour

Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Dr. José Graziano da Silva along with a number of Agricultural Officials led by Minister of Agriculture the Hon. Hilson Baptiste visited a number of farmers and agricultural stations around the island.

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JLP gears up for enquiry

          John Myers Jr, Gleaner Writer The Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has declared it will participate in the upcoming commission of enquiry into the May 2010 incident in Tivoli Gardens, west Kingston, and will be seeking the assistance of international experts to prepare its members and residents of the community who might be summoned to ...

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Trayvon Martin case: Los Angeles protest turns violent

Trayvon Martin case: Los Angeles Protest turns violent Los Angeles officials have appealed for calm after protests turned violent over the acquittal of a neighbourhood watchman who killed a black teenager. Thirteen people were arrested amid vandalism and assaults in the Californian city’s Crenshaw district. The city’s police chief said his officers would adopt a tougher approach to any further ...

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Funds needed

By Peter Richards CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Jul 15, CMC – The Deputy Director of the Belize-based Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), Dr. Ulric Trotz has defended regional countries from criticisms that they are more interested in seeking financial assistance from the developed world when dealing with the impact of climate change.   “We can’t get away from the question ...

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US attorney general says Trayvon Martin inquiry to continue

America’s top prosecutor, Eric Holder, has said an investigation into the “tragic, unnecessary” death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin will continue. The justice department last year opened an inquiry into the unarmed black teenager’s death, then stood aside to allow Florida’s prosecution to proceed. George Zimmerman, who said he opened fire in self-defence in February 2012, was cleared of murder on ...

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