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JMMB, CCFG reach J$4b deal – Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica GleanerJMMB, CCFG reach J$4b dealJamaica GleanerIn addition, JMMB is listed on the Barbados Stock Exchange and conducts business in the Dominican Republic. JMMB is the second financial institution in talks with CCFG. In June, Ryland Campbell, i...

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Appeal court backs Downer, PwC – Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica GleanerAppeal court backs Downer, PwCJamaica Gleaner... a decision against Pricewater-houseCoopers Jamaica (PwC) that clears the auditing/ consultancy firm of negligence for advice given to Caribbean Steel Company Limited, which ended up costin...

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Saleh to look at restarting Yemeni peace plan

RIYADH (Reuters) – Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has agreed to look at restarting a Gulf Arab initiative aimed at ending the country’s violent political standoff with a peaceful transfer of power, a Yemeni government official said on Wednesday. Saleh has already agreed to the plan brokered by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) three times, only to back out of ...

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London rioters resent media image of hooded teen thug

LONDON (Reuters) – Residents of a London housing estate laughed at a televised plea by police for parents to call their children and help rein in the youths who looted and burned swathes of the city. A youth makes a rude gesture as he leaves Highbury Magistrates court where he appeared over his alleged involvement in the trouble in London ...

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Libyan rebels try to impose control

The Libyan rebel leadership is showing signs of strain and disarray six months into its fight to oust Muammar Gaddafi. Tensions over the killing of the opposition’s military commander, Abdel-Fattah Younis, possibly by other rebels, spurred the leaders to sack their own Cabinet late yesterday and today they ordered the movement’s various armed factions to integrate in hopes of imposing ...

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Haiti President For Chile, Argentina

News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thurs. Aug. 11, 2011: Haiti’s President Michel Martelly is set to be in Chile today. Martelly will travel to the South American nation today, August 11th in response to the official invitation from Alfredo Moreno, the Chilean Minister of Foreign Affairs. Martelly will be received at the “Palacio de la Moneda” where he will meet the ...

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Brazil President Faces Another Scandal Within

News Americas, RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Weds. Aug. 10, 2011: Brazil’s President, Dilma Rousseff, is facing another scandal within her cabinet, this time her deputy tourism minister. Deputy Tourism Minister Frederico Silva da Costa and 37 other officials from the ministry have been arrested on corruption charges as police allege they conspired to divert public money for private gain. The ...

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Chilean Students Clash With Police

News Americas, SANTIAGO, Chile, Weds. Aug. 10, 2011: Students in Chile are clashing with police there as they demand changes to the country’s education system. Masked protesters fought pitched battles in the city center with police who fired water cannon and tear gas much like the scene in London this week. Students say the current system is under-funded and unequal ...

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Canada PM Looks At Expanding Economic Ties With Brazil

News Americas, BRASILIA, Brazil, Weds. Aug. 10, 2011: Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper wants to hear about opportunities to expand economic ties between Canada and Brazil. The PM on Tuesday joined business leaders from major Canadian companies who conduct business in Brazil for a roundtable to discuss business prospects between the two countries. “I am here today to listen to ...

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African Immigrant Slaps DSK With Lawsuit

Guinean immigrant Ms. Nafissatou Diallo, who accused the former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault, speaks at a press conference with her lawyer Kenneth P. Thompson (L) and Pastor of the Christian Cultural Center, Rev. A. R. Bernard (R) on July 28, 2011 at the Christian Cultural Center, in Brooklyn, New York. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) News Americas, NEW ...

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