We will fight - Keith Clarke’s family vows to fight until soldiers face trial

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The family of slain businessman Keith Clarke has signalled that they intend to keep fighting until the three soldiers accused of killing him are placed on trial for murder.The family made their intentions clear yesterday after High Court judge,…

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We will fight - Keith Clarke family vows to fight until soldiers face trial

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The family of slain businessman Keith Clarke has signalled that they intend to keep fighting until the three soldiers accused of killing him are placed on trial for murder.The family made their intentions clear yesterday after High Court judge,…

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‘This win is for everyone’ - Aisha Praught-Leer, 3000m steeplechase gold medallist, celebrates

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For history-making Jamaican middle distance athlete Aisha Praught-Leer, living outside of the norm is perfectly normal.That she would become the first Jamaican to win a senior international gold medal in the 3000m steeplechase seems a bit like…

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Prime Minister leaves for working visit overseas

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness left the island on Thursday afternoon for a working trip overseas. Jamaica House says he will attend the Summit of the Americas in Peru and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in England. During the…

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Trinidad and Tobago Court declares buggery law illegal

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The Trinidad and Tobago Constitutional Court has ruled that the buggery law is unconstitutional. High court judge  Devindra Rampersad handed down the ruling this morning in a case brought in March 2017 by an LGBT activist Jason Jones…

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Early adjournment as councillors clash in St Thomas Municipal Corporation

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The St Thomas Municipal Corporation was brought to an abrupt end this morning after an argument escalated among the mayor of Morant Bay Michael Hue and councillors of the People’s National Party who attempted to have the standing orders suspended.

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Earth Today | Dominica still under fire over decision to relocate birds

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DOMINICA CONTINUES to take heat for its decision to relocate two of its birds overseas, following last year’s hurricane events.Conservation biologist and director of research at the Windsor Research Centre, Dr Susan Koenig, said it was not clear to…

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Earth Today | Emission cuts trump species relocation

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THE DEBATE rages on over migration as a survival option for native animal and plant species, as for humans, in the face of a changing climate, following Dominica’s recent decision to do just that for two of its birds.”To where would vulnerable…

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Earth Today | China makes energy mark on Clarendon entity

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MORE THAN 140 young people and team members at the Clarendon Youth Information Centre (YIC) are set to benefit from a solar energy project, financed by the Chinese Government to the tune of US$150,000.Under the project, launched in July 2016, the…

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Earth Today | Project looks to make nature work for islands

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THE NATURE Conservancy, together with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), is looking to make nature work for islands, in the race to stave off the ill effects of climate change.To make it happen, they…

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