forum: Cricket danger - 2007 tournament in trouble if Sunset laws not passed in
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of the ICC Cricket World Cup West Indies 2007 are expressing concern that seven
Caribbean countries slated to host the event are yet to pass laws to facilitate
million for CARICOM
and Spanish officials met in Kingston yesterday to deliberate over the European
Union (EU) member country's proposal to increase its aid package to the region
five-fold for the over next four years.
Environmentalists move to 'Save the Cockpit Country'
about what it said are plans by a major company to start mining the Cockpit Country
for bauxite, a group of environmentalists has lashed out at the idea and are planning
a national and international 'Save the Cockpit Country' campaign.
Commercial Bank (NCB) to charge for bill payments soon - OUR, CAC concerned
November 1, customers paying their utility bills at National Commercial Bank (NCB),
will have to pay a fee to do so. A notice in The Sunday Gleaner of October 15
stated that the service, which for many years has been free, will attract a fee
Ministry takes show on the road
Ministry of Agriculture will be staging five road shows across the island, starting
next week, to intensify the ministry's drive to harness capital from private sector
interests. As part of the initiative to promote winners...
denies murder charge
People's National Party activist,
59-year-old Milton 'Tony' Welsh, gave an unsworn statement yesterday denying that
he murdered 22-year-old Damion Hussey, of Golden Spring, St. Andrew.
files suit against Golding
Paulwell, the Minister of Industry, Commerce Science and Technology with Energy,
has made good on his threat to sue Opposition Leader, Bruce Golding, for statements
he made in connection with the payment.
to know fate next week - Privileges Committee to decide punishment
Privileges Committee of Parliament will meet next week to determine sanctions
against Member of Parliament for North Central St. Andrew, Karl Samuda, for "deliberately
misleading" the House of Representatives...
make good on second chances
a day of second chances yesterday in the Gleaner's Children's Own Spelling Bee
competition. In Trelawny, Oshane Grant of First Hill All-Age, was on the brink
of defeat, but Samantha Wickie of Holland High could not spell n-i-n-e-t-i-e-t-h