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Jamaica Gleaner News - PNP returns cash - Trafigura saga comes to an end - Tuesday | February 27, 2007

Jamaica Gleaner News - PNP returns cash - Trafigura saga comes to an end - Tuesday | February 27, 2007: "The Trafigura Beheer debacle has come to an end, exactly 142 days after Prime Minister and president of the People's National Party (PNP), Portia Simpson Miller, pledged that the $31 million so-called donation from the Dutch oil trader to the party would be returned."

Jamaica Gleaner News - Spring breakers shun Jamaica - Sunday | February 25, 2007

Jamaica Gleaner News - Spring breakers shun Jamaica - Sunday | February 25, 2007: "Yesterday, the first set of spring breakers arrived at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. But, unlike previous years, there was no welcome reception for the college students who up to six years ago, were 25,000 strong in numbers, but are expected to number about 5,000 this season - down from approximately 10,000 last year."

SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Aristide says he will return to Haiti 'once conditions are right'

SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Aristide says he will return to Haiti 'once conditions are right': "PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Haiti's ousted former president, said he will return to the Caribbean nation “once the conditions are right” but has no plans to go back into government. "

Jamaica Gleaner News - Guns for meat: Jamaicans, Haitians in 'strange' trade-off - Possible link to rise in praedial larceny - Tuesday | February 20, 2007

Jamaica Gleaner News - Guns for meat: Jamaicans, Haitians in 'strange' trade-off - Possible link to rise in praedial larceny - Tuesday February 20, 2007: "The drugs-for-gun trade between Jamaica and Haiti has taken a strange twist with so-called Jamaican fishermen now exchanging animal carcasses with their Haitian counterparts for high-powered weapons, according to the police. "

Jamaica Gleaner News - Husband hangs self after beheading wife - Friday | February 16, 2007

Jamaica Gleaner News - Husband hangs self after beheading wife - Friday February 16, 2007: "The lifeless body of Hugh Wright, 38, was found hanging from a mango tree yesterday morning, hours after he hacked his wife, Natalie to death in the presence of several children at her home in Glengoffe, St. Catherine."

Jamaica Gleaner News - Air Jamaica and the slave-trade mentality - Tuesday | February 6, 2007

Jamaica Gleaner News - Air Jamaica and the slave-trade mentality - Tuesday | February 6, 2007: "Air Jamaica has lost billions on the traditional routes and there needs to be thinking outside the box. The slave-trade mentality comprises a triangle, involving Africa, the Caribbean and Europe, which benefits Europe mainly and needs European support. "

Jamaica Gleaner News - DIRTY MONEY - Cops eye financiers in Haiti/Jamaica gun, drug trade - Saturday | February 3, 2007

Jamaica Gleaner News - DIRTY MONEY - Cops eye financiers in Haiti/Jamaica gun, drug trade - Saturday | February 3, 2007: "Several business interests who are believed to be responsible for the financing of the massive guns-for-drugs smuggling ring between Caribbean neighbours Jamaica and Haiti are being targeted by Operation Kingfish. "

Single domestic space

Advocate: "ANOTHER major step has been created in the move towards full Caribbean integration and this deepening should continue.
That view has come from CARICOM Secretary-General, Edwin W. Carrington, who was speaking on the occasion of the inauguration of the Single Domestic Space. "