Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | November 11, 2012
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LETTER OF THE DAY - Canadians shouldn't punish us for abiding by rules
I am forced to write regarding the Canadian High Commission, as I do not think it operates under any guidelines. I applied for the first time in 2009 and received a non-immigrant multiple visa valid for three and a half years, which expired in January 2012. During that period, I visited Canada three times, and the longest I stayed there was 10 days.

US continues to partner with region to address challenges
In 2011, St Kitts and Nevis faced spiralling crime and one of the world's highest per-capita homicide rates. Working with US government-sponsored legal advisers, the Kittitian government, police, and prosecutors put in place new policies and practices that led to a double-digit drop in the rate of violent crime, making communities safer.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra thanks Jamaica
From the very moment of our arrival at the airport in Kingston, we realised that this was going to be no ordinary trip. I said it in the performance we, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), gave in Kingston, and I will say it once more: we are all in agreement that this was the most remarkable tour that any of us has undertaken.

More on Isratech's solar operation
Let me first thank the Financial Gleaner for the, article that was published on November 2 about our preparations to assemble solar water heater panels locally. Public feedback has been mostly positive; however there are a few points stemming from the article that we feel the need to clarify with additional information.

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