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1 hr ago | Trinidad Guardian

Aviation body advises CAL: Drop London route

The CAPA Centre for Aviation has advised Caribbean Airlines to drop its London route and code share with British Airways "to improve its fortunes."

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

More can be done to make Trinidad ports more efficient

It is clear that neither the port of Port-of-Spain nor the Point Lisas port can accommodate a modern container facility.

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Jamaica Observer

Teachers oppose bank withdrawal tax

President of the Jamaica Teachers' Association Dr Mark Nicely is calling on the Government to immediately withdraw the proposed tax on bank withdrawals.

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Caribbean News Now!

Market-determined exchange rate to continue, says Jamaican finance minister

By Chris Patterson KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Minister of finance and planning, Dr Peter Phillips, says Jamaica will continue to use a market determined exchange rate.

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AllHipHop.com

Leaked Video Shows Vybz Kartel Laughing At Friends Discussing Murdering People In Church

Less than three weeks ago, Vybz Kartel was sentenced to life in prison over the murder of dancehall artist Clive "Lizard" Williams.

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Castanet.net

Couples Resorts: 'A Lover's Getaway'

It's been a tough winter. Spring is taking its leisurely time in getting here as well.

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Jamaica Observer

Social Security help

Q: My purse was recently stolen, along with my wallet which had my United States Social Security Card in it.

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Hattiesburg American

Confession is good for the soul

I suppose in the great scheme of things that my criminal record is pretty short: one ticket, one arrest and one investigation.

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Jamaica Observer

The Jamaican film industry a " still a mirage

There has been a lot of talk lately about 'the Jamaican film industry', but in my view there is no Jamaican film industry.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bajan Reporter

High level stakeholder and private sector engagement- Impacts...

The Caribbean Sea, home to a vibrant ecosystem benefitting fisherfolk, the tourism industry and the region's people alike is currently threatened.

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The Gleaner

Outstanding phone info stalls drug case

The case involving two St James men, who were reportedly held with over two pounds of cocaine last March, stalled in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court following the revelation that cellular phone information was outstanding from the prosecution's case file.

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Jamaica Observer

Ja's dormant spirit must be awaken this Earth Day

THERE are more than seven billion people living on planet Earth. Our planet is at a critical juncture.

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LBC 97.3

The Man Getting A New Kidney Thanks To LBC

A man has thanked LBC for changing his life after his call to LBC launched a campaign to allow his Jamaican sister to be his kidney donor.

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Jamaica Observer

Crawling out from under the cultural trash

Fresh off the Easter Holidays and the power of the resurrection messages, I hope everyone is ready for "newness of life".

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Jamaica Observer

Tufton recommends training as unemployment benefit

Unemployment benefits, in the context of structured training and retraining, are being recommended by former Cabinet minister Chris Tufton as the country struggles to achieve economic reform while maintaining social stability.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Crime trending down in Jamaica

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Jamaica Observer

Great value in green spaces

Indeed, he tells us that ailments such as diabetes, heart disease, hypertension and cancers result in 70 per cent of deaths in Jamaica and are leading causes of disability.

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Trinidad Guardian

Jamaica-born professor to deliver Arthur Lewis lecture

Noted Jamaica-born Professor Economics and Finance at New York University's Leonard N Stern School of Business, Peter Blair Henry, is scheduled to deliver the 2014 Sir Arthur Lewis Distinguished Lecture on Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port-of-Spain.

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Jamaica Observer

We Care Foundation gives $8.25-million boost to CRH

The Cornwall Regional Hospital last week received a well-needed cash injection of $8.25 million from the We Care Foundation.

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Jamaica Observer

Serious Knox

Dr Gordon Cowans, new principal of the 38-year-old Knox Community College, is in no doubt that national development depends on education and that his institution has a lead role to play.

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