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China Makes Contribution to OAS for Judicial Cooperation and Purchase of equipment

OAS News - Tue, 11/30/2027 - 00:00
Permanent Observer of China to the OAS, Ambassador Zhou Wenzhong, presented a donation of US$105,000 to the OAS Secretary General, José Miguel Insulza. The contribution will be used to finance a program run by the Justice Studies Center of the Americas and to upgrade resources of several OAS offices
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Insulza Hails Ecuador's Commitment to Change and Dialogue, as Constituent Assembly Opens

OAS News - Tue, 11/30/2027 - 00:00
The Secretary General of the Organization of American States, José Miguel Insulza, conveyed the following message to the people of Ecuador as the Constituent Assembly is being installed in the South American nation:
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DNA RESULT LEAVES MAN CRYING

Jamaica Star News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
Nervous but anxious was how David Bernard and Michelle Moodyseemed when they visited THE STAR office recently to find out the results of the second DNA test in the Paternity Puzzle feature....
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GUNMEN ATTACK EXOTIC CLUB - Man killed, dancers injured

Jamaica Star News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
Patrons were sent scampering for cover when gunmen opened fire during a daring robbery at an exotic club in St Catherine yesterday. At the end of the melee, one man was dead and two exotic dancers were injured and had to be hospitalised...
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Cops slap attorney with more charges

Jamaica Star News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
Fraud squad detectives have laid additional charges against attorney-at-law Sheldon Codner THE STAR has learnt.
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Man's leg trapped in manhole

Jamaica Star News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
Activties brought out many residents in Port Antonio, Portland, on Thursday night, but for Vinton Logan it was an evening when he almost broke a leg...
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Gruesome murder leaves community in sadness

Jamaica Star News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
The gruesome murder of a supervisor of a St Catherine financial institution has left a community in sadness, shock and anger....
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Gardener pleads not guilty to robbery charges

Jamaica Star News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
A gardener charged with robbery with aggravation pleaded not guilty and was remanded when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magis-trate's (RM) Court on Friday...
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Police appealing to the public for help

Jamaica Star News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
The Hunts Bay police are appealing to members of the public who may have information regarding the death of a 15-year-old boy, who was shot dead at his home on Saturday, to come forward.
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Accused pleads guilty with explanation

Jamaica Star News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
An unemployed man accused of using a knife to rob a man of $30,000 pleaded guilty with explanation and was remanded in the Corporate Area Resident Magis-trate's Court on Friday.
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TACKLE to spend $25 million to stop child labour

Jamaica Star News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
Minister of Labour and Social Security Pearnel Charles, has announced that the Tackling Child Labour Through Education (TACKLE) Jamaica project will be spending $25 million to help build policies and promulgate...
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Tufton to increase wood furniture exports

Jamaica Star News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Dr Christopher Tufton, has sought to assure wood furniture manufacturers that he will seek to increase export of their products, to drive development of the sector, and expand employment.
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Woman sentenced for attempting to smuggle ganja

Jamaica Star News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
A woman who attempted to smuggle 44 ounces of ganja out of the country to Trinidad recently was convicted on several contraband-related charges in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.
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Sweet pepper thief charged

Jamaica Star News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
A Sanguinetti, Clarendon woman charged for stealing sweet peppers on June 18, from a greenhouse in her community, is to be sentenced when she returns to court on October 14.
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Jamaica: Mek we unite!

Jamaica Star News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
Sumtimes life throws you curve ball wah we haffi jus run an roll wid because life is like a box a chocolate yuh neva know wah yuh ago get in deh.
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Out in the cold

Jamaica Gleaner News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
Colin Fagan, the member of parliament (MP) for South East St Catherine, has called for a comprehensive overhaul of the system used by the State to determine who qualifies for welfare benefits. Fagan charged that many people in genuine need...
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Bunting's PSOJ criticism causes tension in PNP

Jamaica Gleaner News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
General Secretary of the People's National Party (PNP), Peter Bunting, has moved to calm jitters in the party ahead of this weekend's annual conference and in the aftermath of his caustic criticism of the Private...
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PwC starts audit of new JPS meters

Jamaica Gleaner News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
Following complaints by several Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd (JPS) customers of unusual increases in their electricity bill after the installation of the new digital meters, the company has contracted PwC to conduct an audit of its meter-replacement programme.
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Palisadoes subcontractors label sabotage claim a red herring

Jamaica Gleaner News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
The wrath of subcontractors associated with the troubled airport road project in east Kingston burned yesterday in the morning heat as they reacted to claims that work had been halted because of marauding...
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Venezuela tightens oil supplies to Jamaica

Jamaica Gleaner News - Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:59
IT APPEARS that all may not be well at the state-owned oil refinery. A notation in the revised public bodies budget recently presented to Parliament indicates that Petrojam has been hit with a major problem."...
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