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Guyana seeking investors from Trinidad

guyaPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) –Guyana Wednesday made an impassioned plea for business investments from its oil rich Caribbean Community (CARICOM) neighbour, Trinidad and Tobago, saying it also provides a gateway for investment in South America.

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Trini figures in arrest of Boston bombing suspect

trini-cop2By now everybody expects when something interesting or newsworthy happens around the globe, a Trini must be involved. And so, it was no big surprise to learn that of the hundreds of Boston police officers who were involved in the hunt and arrest of the Boston marathon bomber suspect, a member of the elite Boston SWAT unit, Saro Thompson, who actually placed handcuffs on 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has Trinidadian roots.

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Body of newborn baby found at Beetham landfill

police-tape2Police are investigating the death of a one-week-old baby girl whose decomposing body was found at the Beetham landfill yesterday. According to police reports, around 11 am sanitation workers at the facility found a small cardboard box which was emitting a strong stench. When they checked they found that the box contained the decomposing remains of a baby. The baby was not clothed.

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Thousands of Puerto Rico cops on sickout

police-parked2SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Police in Puerto Rico are staging a sickout at a rate of nearly 2,000 officers a day.

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Five Guantanamo captives hospitalized as hunger strike escalates

hunger-strike2GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba, Monday April 22, 2013 – US military officials say nearly half the war-on-terror captives at the US Navy base here are on a hunger strike.

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  • Packed agenda for CARICOM summit BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) - When Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders started their 36th regular summit in Barbados on Thursday, under the theme CARICOM: Vibrant Societies, Resilient Economies, they...
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