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Jamaican judge gets death threats

Jamaican judge Paul Harrison has reported receiving death threats in relation to his presiding over the trial of former Turks and Caicos Islands ex-Premier Michael Misick and others who are on corruption charges. Harrison told the court that he had…

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JTA president wants nurses in every primary school

President of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association Owen Speid is insisting that primary schools need to be provided with school nurses. “The dengue virus is spiralling out of control,” Speid told The Gleaner on Monday. “Almost every day we are…

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Twins credit late mom for degree success

As her name was called, right before her twin sister’s, Shannoya Roberts cast a longing look across the audience, hoping that she would have seen her mother cheering them on rapturously. But as she and her sister, Shanece Roberts-Morgan, glided on…

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PM orders fast-track to aspects of Road Traffic Act

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has ordered a fast-tracking of the implementation of certain aspects of the Road Traffic Act which specifically targets motorcyclists, according to Dr Lucien Jones, vice-chairman of the National Road Safety Council (…

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A Caribbean Immigrant Wins Canada’s Top Literary Prize

News Americas, TORONTO, CANADA, WEDS. Nov. 20, 2019: A Caribbean-born immigrant and first-time novelist is the 2019 winner of Canada’s top literary honor, the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Trinidad national Ian Williams took home the top honor for his first novel ‘Reproduction,’ published by Random House Canada. The win also earned him $100,000, courtesy of Scotiabank. The novel tells the story ...

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Latin America Is Turning Into A Hothouse Of Protest

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 20, 2019: It’s been a “hot” fall in Latin America that is now spilling into the winter with no real end in sight. People power is trumping elected power and holding governments and leaders feet to the fire. From Chile to Bolivia, Brazil and Nicaragua, protests have been ramping up for weeks on ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Curacao

Happy Hump Day from Curacao, where the Dutch Caribbean Air Navigation Service Provider (DC-ANSP) this week announced it has deployed Aireon’s space-based ADS-B surveillance service in the Curaçao Flight Information Region (FIR).  The post Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Curacao appeared first on Caribbean and Latin America Daily News.

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