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Sudanese asylum seekers in Israel worried they may be kicked out once normalisation agreement is signed

Sudanese asylum seekers in Israel are worried they will be kicked out once the normalisation agreement between the 2 countries is signed, though some hope their presence will be seen as an advantage. Technically at war with Israel for decades, … Continue reading

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Jamaica PM indicates damage caused by tropical storm is at 2 billion and counting

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has indicated that the damage caused by Tropical Storm Zeta is at 2 billion and counting.  But speaking in parliament yesterday Mr. Holness said the estimate, included in a report presented by the national work agency is … Continue reading

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Budget passed in the Upper House

The Budget has been passed in the Upper House. Again the opposition bench in the Senate did not help its passage. Twenty-two Senators from the government and opposition benches yesterday afternoon gave the nod to the package. Opposition Senators abstained, … Continue reading

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Cuban man charged with murder of Venezuelan woman at Flagstaff

A Cuban man has been charged with the murder of Venezuelan Johandrys Espinoza. Ms. Espinoza was found dead at her Flagstaff, St. James home last Thursday night. An autopsy says she was strangled and was also 3 months pregnant. The … Continue reading

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Chairman of UNC party rubbishes claims of opposition leader being forced to set date for Internal Elections

An executive member of the party rubbishes claims that the political leader of the United National Congress was forced to set a date for Internal Elections. Speculation that Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar was pressured began to surface as she announced the … Continue reading

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DSS raided again

Police have again moved in on the headquarters of the controversial Drugs Sou Sou in La Horquetta. Yesterday at around 11am, the Katheleen Warner Drive, La Horquetta hub of the controversial sou sou was searched. Officers blocked off the area … Continue reading

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5 charges of sexual penetration of a minor for 49-year-old father

Five charges of sexual penetration of a minor are slapped against a 49-year-old father. The man is accused of having sex with a female relative who was and is a minor. The girl told police the man sexually assaulted her … Continue reading

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St. Lucia has recorded 9 new cases of COVID which includes a 12-year-old

St. Lucia has recorded 9 new cases of the coronavirus including a 12-year-old child. The Ministry of Health says the new cases push the total of positive persons to 63. Thirty-six are active cases. The Ministry says 5 of the … Continue reading

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Opposition Leader announces date for Internal Elections for her party

A date for Internal Election in the United National Congress has been announced. UNC leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has been under pressure to hold the elections. Last night during a virtual report to the nation, Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced the date, as … Continue reading

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Barkeepers and Operators Association wants to have talks with government

The Barkeepers and Operators Association wants to have talks with the government, following a decision to continue the restrictions on its members. Head of the association, Theron Mohan believes the partial reopening measures, announced by Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley … Continue reading

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