UPDATE: US revokes visas of Daryl Vaz, Phillip Paulwell, says Chang

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National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang says Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz is one of two parliamentarians whose US visas have been revoked.

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US revokes Daryl Vaz’ visa, minister says he will resign if it is not restored after appeal

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Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz has confirmed that his United States visa has been revoked. In a statement, Vaz said the US has written to him advising that subsequent to the issuance of the…

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‘Insane’ secrecy - Gov’t urged to reveal redacted court ruling dooming 2004 MOU with US

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Pressure continues to mount on the Government to give greater insight into a new security deal brokered with Washington last Wednesday that replaces a landmark electronic surveillance memorandum of understanding (MOU), which has reportedly been…

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‘Insane’ secrecy - Gov’t urged to reveal redacted court ruling dooming 2004 MOU with US

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Pressure continues to mount on the Government to give greater insight into a new security deal brokered with Washington last Wednesday that replaces a landmark electronic surveillance memorandum of understanding (MOU), which has reportedly been…

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‘Insane’ secrecy - Gov’t urged to reveal redacted court ruling dooming 2004 MOU with US

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Pressure continues to mount on the Government to give greater insight into a new security deal brokered with Washington last Wednesday that replaces a landmark electronic surveillance memorandum of understanding (MOU), which has reportedly been…

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Chinese checkers - Business owners breaching food-storage guidelines swap places to beat safety watchdog

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Small Chinese businesses have come under the microscope of the Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Division of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. Chief Food Storage Inspector Maxine Hoffman says these businesses…

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Resellers make killing on Kanye Ja merchandise

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Resellers are populating sites with Jamaican coat of arms merchandise that rapper Kanye West has pulled from his website. They mostly want ‘double or nothing’ for the merchandise, selling items for several hundred US dollars. It signals the latest…

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Anger, bewilderment as second newborn dumped in toilet

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The St Ann police are searching for a woman who allegedly dumped her newborn in an outdoor toilet in Esson Castle district, near Alexandria, St Ann, and disappeared. The baby, a girl, is now at the St Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital. Following the…

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Gov’t offers UTech staff $400m carrot to end strike

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The Ministry of Education is hopeful that a proposed interim payout of $400 million in retroactive wages will cool the wrath of striking academic staff at the University of Technology (UTech) who have ground classes to a halt for seven days,…

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‘I just want to move on with my life’ - Cops free Foote’s SOE detainees

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WESTERN BUREAU: Two men whose attorney had claimed that they had been maliciously detained under the state of emergency despite the court ordering their release are now free. Attorney-at-law Don Foote had argued that the detention of Remando Kerr…

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