Jamaica Gleaner International
Published: Monday Tuesday | April 21, 2009
Newt slams Barack
WASHINGTON, d.c. (AP): The former leader of the US House of Representatives, Newt Gingrich, charged yesterday that President Barack Obama's cordial greeting with Venezuela's Hugo Chávez sends a poor message to enemies of America... Read More...Harper praises Jamaica
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper yesterday personally thanked Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding for his reaction to Sunday night's hijacking in Montego Bay, St James. Harper said Jamaican authorities handled the situation ... Read More...Pilot pleased with outcome
The CNN website described how "the suspect's father and Golding, who flew in by helicopter, were among those who negotiated with the gunman before his capture yesterday morning.... Read More...Catholics defend race conference
VATICAN CITY (AP): The Vatican said yesterday that comments by Iran's president at the United Nations racism conference were "extremist and unacceptable". But it defended its own presence at the meeting against criticism by Jews... Read More...Obama stands by action
WASHINGTON, D.c. (AP): President Barack Obama yesterday defended his decision to release Bush-era memos outlining interrogation techniques, telling a sceptical audience at the CIA.... Read More...