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  1. Carluke athlete uses sport for social changeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Carluke Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Carluke athlete Gary Grieve got his first taste of international sport when he took part in the International Children's Games as a schoolboy.

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  2. Youngster Goldsmith, Western Champs kick off Digicel Grand Prix Series todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

    Kingston College's Akeem Bloomfield could make his seasonal debut at the 19th staging of the Puma Youngster Goldsmith Classic as the Digicel Grand Prix Athletics Championships series gets going today at the National Stadium starting at 8:00 am. The second staging of the lucrative six-meet series will see athletes from top high schools across Jamaica competing in seven track and field disciplines for sporting glory and over $16 million in cash and prizes.

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  3. Insurance scheme for athletes a good moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

    What we can all say for certain though, is that for generations, Jamaica's leading sportsmen and women have metaphorically 'placed' their country on the map and consistently lifted the psyche of their people. Those were facts even before the legendary cricketer Mr George Headley stamped his mark in the 1930s and the iconic track athletic trailblazers Messrs Herb McKenley, Arthur Wint and George Rhoden, et al, set the world alight in the late 40s and early 50s.

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  4. One dead as former soldiers clash with protesters in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    A band of former Haitian soldiers clashed with a far larger gathering of anti-government demonstrators in the troubled country's capital, resulting in the killing of an ex-member of the abolished military. Amid a political crisis a bout 100 veterans of Haiti's disbanded military and some younger supporters paraded through the centre of Port-au-Prince.

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  5. E-Compass Acquisition Corp's Lock-Up Period Will Expire on February 9thRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Political

    Compass Acquisition Corp's lock-up period is set to expire on Tuesday, February 9th. E-Compass Acquisition Corp had issued 4,000,000 shares in its IPO on August 13th, Marketbeat.com reports.

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  6. US, Cuba Conflict: 10 Quotes That Illustrate Struggles Through YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    The U.S.-Cuba conflict is mainly known for the broken relations that began in the 1950s when Fidel Castro seized power from the dictator Fulgencio Batista in a bloody revolution. When the communist government of Castro sided with the Soviet Union, a long standoff of over 50 years began.

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  7. Embezzlers on the run hauled in from Caribbean islandsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Standard

    Two of China's most wanted fugitives, who fled abroad a year and half ago under suspicion of jointly embezzling public funds of 29.96 million yuan, have been repatriated, the anti-corruption agency announced today. Fu Yaobo and Zhang Qingzhao, who both featured on an official list of China's 100 most wanted fugitives released in April, were repatriated from the Caribbean state of Saint Vincent an... Two of China's most wanted fugitives, who fled abroad a year and half ago under suspicion of jointly embezzling public funds of 29.96 million yuan, have been repatriated, the anti-corruption agency announced today.

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  8. Met Office warns of dry-spellRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newsday

    DESPITE noticeable downpours yesterday, the Met Office warned that for the past month the country has had a dry spell which is expected to continue into late-April and beyond, leading to water woes until the 2016 Wet Season, in a statement, 'TT dry spell outlook by end of April 2016'. The country is undergoing a three-month dry spell outlook .

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  9. Cuba Diary: Inside the American Diplomatic EffortRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Government Executive

    When the United States moved in 2014 to improve relations with communist Cuba, the State Department turned to a longtime Senior Foreign Service Officer, Jeffrey DeLaurentis, to represent American interests in Havana. On a visit to Cuba last month, I sat down with DeLaurentis, seeking to understand the work he and others have done to facilitate resumption of formal diplomatic relations for the first time since 1959.

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  10. More on newly acquired Orioles right-hander Odrisamer DespaigneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Baltimore Sun

    San Diego Padres starting pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning Tuesday, July 21, 2015, in San Diego. San Diego Padres starting pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning Tuesday, July 21, 2015, in San Diego.

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  11. Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (DAVE) Short Interest UpdateRead the original story

    Friday | Daily Political

    Famous Dave's of America, Inc. was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 676,832 shares, a drop of 16.2% from the December 31st total of 807,559 shares, ARN reports.

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  12. IDB issues grant to improve Regional tourism health in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | San Pedro Sun

    Belize is among six Caribbean countries that will benefit from an $800,000US Inter-American Development Bank grant aimed at the development and implementation of a Regional tourism health information, monitoring and response system. The grant was signed on Wednesday, January 27th at a ceremony in Trinidad and Tobago and will benefit the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.

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  13. Judge: US citizen serving as foreign diplomat can face trialRead the original story

    Thursday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A U.S. citizen serving as a foreign diplomat from the Dominican Republic is not immune from criminal prosecution in a United Nations bribery scandal, a judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge Vernon Broderick said Francis Lorenzo can be prosecuted in a bribery case that also resulted in the arrest of a former president of the U.N. General Assembly and a billionaire Chinese businessman.

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  14. Teaching Across Cultures returns to San PedroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | San Pedro Sun

    A group 22 volunteers from Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia, USA, were in San Pedro providing service to the San Pedro Roman Catholic Primary School and San Pedro High School . Geared at allowing future teachers from the USA and teachers from Belize to share ideas and strategies, the Teaching Across Cultures projects has been taking place for the past 10 years.

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  15. Ambulances donated to San Pedro TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    San Pedro Town will soon be equipped with two ambulances that have been donated to the local medical facility. One ambulance was acquired in Houston, Texas USA and the other one was donated by the New York Volunteer Fire Company in the USA.

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  16. Ministry of Health shuts down Oceanside Dental Clinic on opening dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | San Pedro Sun

    Several days ago, residents reached out to The San Pedro Sun to voice their concerns about a dentist opening a new clinic on Ambergris Caye. Residents cited that in 2005 criminal charges were placed against the dentist for seven counts of injecting semen into his patients' mouths.

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  17. Chem-Dry Floor and Carpet Cleaning Franchise Expands into 50th CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    After successfully expanding into Bahrain and Trinidad & Tobago, Chem-Dry has now achieved a presence in 50 countries across the globe. Chem-Dry is the world's largest carpet cleaning franchise, with 3,500 locations that serve more than 10,000 homes and businesses every day.

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  18. MLB hosts 1st Field Maintenance Clinic in ManaguaRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | MLB.com

    We had a great turnout of sportsturf managers and groundskeepers from across Nicaragua attending the clinic last week. A lot of great comments and questions were generated by the group.

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  19. Warner Will Take the Government ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    In the excitement of the People's Partnership resounding the elections victory on the night of May 24, 2010, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, in her acceptance speech, identified only one member of the UNC executive for praise: Jack Warner. The PM herself has said, "Tonight I want to thank the chairman of the UNC Jack Warner...Jack Warner, thank you!" Her statements themselves state her knowledge of his capability in running Trinidad and Tobago.

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  20. An Ar EditorialS&p's Betrayal Must Be PunishedRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    The words of Section 4, Article 14 of the Constitution of the United States, which are, "The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law, including debts incurred for payment of pensions and bounties for services in suppressing insurrection or rebellion, shall not be questioned," are unique for two reasons. First, because they are not a prohibition on the powers of the government, as in the Bill of Rights, but an express and implicit grant of power, albeit one never before used.

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