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Trinidad: Two murdered in Chaguanas, Maloney

(Trinidad Guardian) Two mur­ders have been record­ed in the past 15 hours in Ch­agua­nas and Mal­oney. A woman was al­so shot and wound­ed in St Mar­garet’s Vil­lage, Clax­ton Bay. In Mal­oney, at about 6.30 am on […]

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Trinidad man in court for ex-nurse’s murder

(Trinidad Express) A nervous-looking Kerry Phillips appeared before an Arima magistrate yesterday charged with the murder of a 71-year-old retired nurse. Hermina Doughty was found dead off St Michael Road, Tacarigua, last Saturday. Hermina Doughty Her […]

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Young Jamaican sprint star tests positive for banned substance

(Jamaica Gleaner) The Gleaner can now report that double World Under-20 sprint champion and national junior record holder Briana Williams has tested positive for the banned diuretic Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ). With the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) set to name […]

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Jamaica: New head of Traffic branch booted from post

(Jamaica Gleaner) Just over a month after being appointed head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s (JCF) Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch (PSTEB), Assistant Commissioner of Police Bishop Gary Welsh has been booted from the post. He […]

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Trinidad mother, 29, gives birth to triplets

(Trinidad Newsday) Last Wednesday, Dana Lemessey, 29, from Icacos, Cedros, gave birth to triplets at the San Fernando General Hospital. Although she is in pain as she recovers from childbirth, Lemessey managed a smile as she spoke […]

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Mother appeals for help for her son

Melis­sa McIn­tyre, a sin­gle par­ent, is call­ing on the Min­is­ter of Health Ter­rence Deyals­ingh to in­ter­vene in get­ting the prop­er med­ical care for her five-year-old son, Ar­mani, who sur­vived drown­ing in a swim­ming pool at […]

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Over 7,000 lbs of ganja seized in Jamaica

(Jamaica Gleaner) The St Mary police made a massive ganja seizure on Friday evening after raiding premises in the Boscobel area in the parish. The lawmen recovered 289 plastic bags loaded with packages of compressed ganja, […]