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The Nation Newspaper | The Barbados sell-out: hear no evil, see no evil

The Nation Newspaper | The Barbados sell-out: hear no evil, see no evil: "It is pathetic to read about advertising 'private beaches' in Barbados while the property owners or their representatives – those who can be contacted – indicate their innocence on the matter. There must be some immediate and highly publicised action countering this awful situation. "

Some policemen working under appalling conditions|Stabroek News

Some policemen working under appalling conditions|Stabroek News Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee says he is dissatisfied with the conditions under which some members of the Guyana Police Force are working, and added that while the government is in no position to enhance remuneration some effort will be made to improve their situation.

Jamaica Gleaner News - No ease up on buggery restrictions - A-G - Thursday | January 18, 2007

Jamaica Gleaner News - No ease up on buggery restrictions - A-G - Thursday | January 18, 2007: "Attorney-General A.J Nichol-son has reiterated that the Govern-ment has no plans to decriminalise buggery. The matter came up again yesterday during a parliamentary committee's deliberations on another piece of legislation, giving rise to new questions as to the appropriateness of a change of heart."

'Bushism' in US/Caricom relations - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM

'Bushism' in US/Caricom relations - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM: "AS governments of the Caribbean Community plan for a first-ever 'Caricom/United States of America Conference on the Caribbean' in Washington this coming July, they can hardly be unaware of the growing apprehension over the costly politics- - in lives and money - of 'Bushism' that can negatively impact on our region as well."

Homesgofast.com|Barbados rental market almost to capacity for Cricket World Cup

Barbados rental market almost to capacity for Cricket World Cup: "Barbados is host to the International Cricket Council World Cup 2007 one of the world’s largest and most prestigious sporting events. The event which takes place every four years begins on March 13th at Sabina Park, Jamaica and ends with the final on April 28th at Kensington Oval, Barbados. Barbados is being used by cricket fans as a base for the event with matches taking place over 8 Caribbean Islands."

Jamaica Gleaner News - Gun plot for Portmore - Mayor reveals plot to stash weapons in Sunshine City - Friday | January 12, 2007

Jamaica Gleaner News - Gun plot for Portmore - Mayor reveals plot to stash weapons in Sunshine City - Friday | January 12, 2007: "Portmore Mayor George Lee says he has uncovered a plot by a powerful Spanish Town gang to facilitate the movement of a large stock of illegal guns into one of the underdeveloped communities in the Sunshine City. "

Caribbean Net news|No evidence of fallout from CARICOM special visa, says Jamaican minister

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS): Jamaican Minister of
Tourism, Entertainment and Culture, Aloun Ndombet
Assamba, has said there was no evidence of
cancellations in tourist bookings as a result of the
CARICOM Special Visa, which has been put in place
for the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC).
Full story... http://www.caribbeannetnews.com/cgi-script/csArticles/articles/000050/005095.htm8:56 am est

SKNVibes.com News: Caribbean authorities probe medical school started by U.S. man

SKNVibes.com News: Caribbean authorities probe medical school started by U.S. man: "PITTSBURGH: A Caribbean medical school started by an

American man has come under investigation by the government of St. Kitts and Nevis after officials voiced concerns about the school founder's credentials, a newspaper reported Monday"

Montserrat volcano shoots ash cloud 5 miles into the sky - International Herald Tribune

Montserrat volcano shoots ash cloud 5 miles into the sky - International Herald Tribune: "OLVESTON, Montserrat: The Soufriere Hills volcano that destroyed this Caribbean island's capital in 1997 shot a cloud of ash more than five miles (eight kilometers) into the sky, prompting evacuation orders for some homes."

Caribbean faces a more resistant strain of malaria

: "
As Jamaica continues to battle outbreak of malaria, one health consultant is warning that the region is facing a more resistant strain of the disease.

Clinical Consultant for infectious diseases with the Barbados Ministry of Health, Dr. Nicholas Adomakoh, says the female anopheles mosquito, which transmits malaria, has over several years become resistant to certain types of interventions."

SUN Weekend

SUN Weekend: "Caribbean countries delay visa implementation
Saturday January 06 2007

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries have agreed to delay the common visa policy for 2007 Cricket World Cup, Barbados Deputy Prime Minister Mia Mottley has announced."

Fire in their bellies: Do Caribbean leaders have it? - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM

Fire in their bellies: Do Caribbean leaders have it? - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM: "Fire in their bellies: Do Caribbean leaders have it?

The heads of government of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries will meet shortly to decide how they could take their nations forward economically in a highly competitive global environment."