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    PM Sees Expanded Role for Army

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    Jamaica Information / Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (right), is in light conversation with Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Antony Anderson, and Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Hon. Derrick Smith, during a tour of the Jamaica Defence Force?s (JDF) Twickenham Park Range in Spanish Town, St. Catherine,…

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    mundinews – Gonzalo Morales// Estudiantes opositores dieron plazo de 48 horas para responder exigencias

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     El movimiento estudiantil opositor intentó realizar ayer una marcha hasta el centro de Caracas, en protesta por la grave situación presupuestaria que atraviesan las casas de estudios del país. Sin embargo, la actividad fue impedida por cuerpos de seguridad, apostados en las cercanías de la Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV), sitio inicial de la concentración….

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    mundinews – Los camiones de la sardina no aparecen

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    Los habitantes de la pobla­ción de Guanta señalaron que los 40 camiones que entregó el presidente de la República, Nicolás Maduro, para la distribución de la sardina sólo se vieron el pasado 18 de mayo, cuando fueron inaugurados los tres módulos multifuncionales para el almacenamiento y dis­tribución del pescado que será vendido a precios justos…

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    08:16 am – mundinews – // Drupatee signs with Fox Fuse

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    This digital promotion company which is based in New York City has built a strong reputation working with superstar clients such as Pitbull, Lil Jon and Shaggy. “Fans from Asia to Africa and Europe to the Middle East will now have access to my songs and to the chutney, soca and calypso,” Ramgoonai said in…

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    mundinews – Williams coming for ‘Unpaused’

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    The event that takes place at the Centre of Excellence, Macoya, coincides with the official launch of Todah Entertainment, a new media house, founded by two media personnel last October, to focus on wholesome entertainment. They are Achsah Gulston and Sherwin Mc Knight. Gulston, co-founder and managing director spoke about the media house in a…

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    PM Sees Expanded Role for Army

    Jamaica Information / Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (right), is in light conversation with Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Antony Anderson, and Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Hon. Derrick Smith, during a tour of the Jamaica Defence Force?s (JDF) Twickenham Park Range in Spanish Town, St. Catherine,…

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    Children Our Number One Priority ? Green

    Jamaica Information / State Minister for Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green (right), reflects on the life of Ananda Dean, who died tragically in 2008, with her mother, Nardia Campbell. The occasion was Wednesday?s (May 25) ceremony at the Crying Child Monument in downtown Kingston for the unveiling of the names of 214 additional…

  • Brazil police hunt for more than 30 suspects in gang rape

    Trinidad Express / RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police say they are hunting for more than 30 men suspected of participating in the gang rape of a 16-year-old over the weekend. The attackers posted pictures and videos of the assault on the unconscious teenager on Twitter. Police told The Associated Press on Thursday that…

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    Evan Thompson appointed Head of the Meteorological Service

    Jamaica Gleaner / The Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation has announced the appointment of Evan Thompson as the new director for the Meteorological Service Division. Thompson is a seasoned meteorologist, with over 27 years of experience. Thompson who has acted as the Director of the Meteorological Service Division, has held several positions at…

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    PM Sees Greater Role for Army

    Jamaica Information / Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (right), is in light conversation with Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Antony Anderson, and Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Hon. Derrick Smith, during a tour of the Jamaica Defence Force?s (JDF) Twickenham Park Range in Spanish Town, St. Catherine,…

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    Mobay Students to Benefit from Cultural Project

    Jamaica Information / Co-Chairman of the Project Yourself Cultural Arts Programme (PYCap), Patrick Prendergast, speaking at the project?s launch at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre in St. James, on Tuesday, May 24. + – Photo: Garwin Davis Co-Chairman of the Project Yourself Cultural Arts Programme (PYCap), Patrick Prendergast, speaking at the project?s launch at the…

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    UPDATE: Fire at Wisynco warehouse still burning

    Jamaica Gleaner / The Jamaica fire Brigade has confirmed that the fire at Wisynco’s Lakes Pen warehouse in St Catherine is still burning. Public Relations Officer at the Jamaica Fire Brigade told The Gleaner/Power 106 News Centre that three fire units are currently at the location trying to put out the fire which started yesterday evening….

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    Another cop shot

    Trinidad Express / A POLICE sergeant and a second man were shot during a confrontation on Thursday in Sea Lots.  Sargeant Ricardo Morris was shot four times and is warded at hospital in serious condition.  Morris is attached to the Guard and Emergency Branch of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.  At around 9.20 p.m. he was…

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    UPDATE: Fire at Wysinco warehouse still burning

    Jamaica Gleaner / The Jamaica fire Brigade has confirmed that the fire at Wysinco’s Lakes Pen warehouse in St Catherine is still burning. Public Relations Officer at the Jamaica Fire Brigade told The Gleaner/Power 106 News Centre that three fire units are currently at the location trying to put out the fire which started yesterday evening….

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    Sagicor Group Jamaica targeting double-digit growth

    Jamaica Gleaner / For the last 16 years, President and CEO Richard Byles has delivered consistent growth in profit for the Sagicor Group. But he?s not resting on his laurels. Now Byles says he plans to deliver double-digit growth, year over year, for the medium term. Some of that will come from acquisitions, he told…

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    mundinews – Fibra Inn inaugura su primer hotel en Veracruz

    Grupo Hotelero Fibra Inn inició las operaciones del hotel Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott en Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, su primer hotel en ese estado. Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott Cotzacoalcos se encuentra en una de las zonas comerciales más importantes de la ciudad y a 15 minutos del aeropuerto, detalló al firma en un comunicado. El…

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    mundinews – Viaducto Bicentenario cumple condiciones para nuevas alzas en peaje: EY

    La concesión del Viaducto Bicentenario, a cargo de OHL México , cumple con las condiciones para pedir un nuevo equilibrio financiero y con ello realizar aumentos de tarifas, consideró la firma de consultoría Ernst & Young (EY). Esta compañía hizo un análisis al título de concesión del Viaducto Bicentenario a petición de la matriz española,…

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    Four shot, two killed while playing cards in Hughenden

    Jamaica Gleaner / ?   Two men were last night shot dead in Hughenden, St Andrew and two others injured after they were attacked by an armed hoodlum while playing a game of cards on Hughenden Avenue. The police say about 8:25 p.m., Adrian Thompson, believed to be about 34-years-old, of a Glenmuir address in…

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    UPDATE: Fifth person dies following early morning crash in St Ann

    Jamaica Gleaner / A fifth person has died following an early morning crash along the Laughlands main road in St Ann. The police say the crash happened about 6:45 a.m.  when a Toyota Hiace bus and a Toyota Rav 4 collided. The identities of those killed have not yet been ascertained. In the meantime, the…

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    Employment with LEGS … PM announces four-point initiative

    Jamaica Gleaner / Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced plans to develop a four-point programme that will ensure employment for all Jamaicans. The programme, called LEGS, is to be the subject of discussions with employers in short order, Holness said this morning at the Jamaica Employers’ Federation’s (JEF) 34th annual convention in Montego Bay, St…

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    Finance ministry, Gleaner regret auditor general's department error

    Jamaica Gleaner / Finance Minister Audley Shaw has acknowledged that the original script of his closing presentation to the Budget Debate on Wednesday, May 25 incorrectly referenced the Auditor General’s Department regarding the renovation of the Oceana building in downtown Kingston. Shaw, on page 20, paragraph 1, in lines 4 & 5, made mention of…

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    What are the consequences of continued Clico inaction?

    The trinidad Guardian / If I were a betting man, my money would be on the likelihood that neither the Ministry of Finance nor the Central Bank take any action to bring the Clico issue to resolution unless they are provoked by a dramatic external event or ruling. This pessimism is based, in part, on…

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    Curry scores 31, defending champion Warriors reach Game 6

    Trinidad Express / OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — “We ain’t going home! We’re not going home!” Stephen Curry screamed at the top of his lungs. No, his Golden State Warriors are going back to Oklahoma City, after keeping their title reign and the winningest season in NBA history alive for at least one more game. Curry…

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    mundinews – Los camiones de la sardina no aparecen

    Los habitantes de la pobla­ción de Guanta señalaron que los 40 camiones que entregó el presidente de la República, Nicolás Maduro, para la distribución de la sardina sólo se vieron el pasado 18 de mayo, cuando fueron inaugurados los tres módulos multifuncionales para el almacenamiento y dis­tribución del pescado que será vendido a precios justos…

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