Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | November 22, 2012
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Ban Ki-moon happy with Guatemala-Belize progress
UNITED NATIONS (CMC): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed what he describes as progress made by Belize and Guatemala under the auspices of the Organization of American States (OAS) to resolve their long-standing territorial dispute.

Trinidadian wins Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes scholarship
BRIDGETOWN (CMC):A 22-year-old Trinidadian, Cornelius Neale, has been named the 2013 Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholar.Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave, the chairperson of the Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee, said...

Fewer HIV-infected babies in region
BRIDGETOWN (CMC):The number of children born with the deadly HIV declined significantly in the Caribbean during the period 2009 and 2011, according to the 2012 global report by UNAIDS.The report noted that the Caribbean, which has the second-highest...


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