Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Wednesday | November 28, 2012
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Fire reveals hard lives of workers
DHAKA (AP): Clothing is king in Bangladesh, a country that exports more garments than any other in the world except China. It is responsible for four out of every five export dollars and has turned factory owners into members of parliament and leaders...

9 killed in village attack
JOS (AP):An activist says nine people have died in an attack on a Christian village in central Nigeria, a region beset by religious and ethnic tensions.Mark Lipdo, head of the Stefanos Foundation, a Christian advocacy group, said yesterday that...

Gender-neutral certificates coming
WASHINGTON (AP):The Washington state Health Department will be changing marriage and divorce certificates in response to the same-sex marriage law that takes effect December 6.Words such as 'bride', 'groom', 'husband' and 'wife' will likely be gone.

GOP senators unveil their Dream Act
WASHINGTON (AP): Two Senate Republicans yesterday unveiled their version of the Dream Act, stalled legislation that would provide a path to legal status for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants, many who have spent most of their lives in the United...

Parliament approves new election law
BUDAPEST (AP):Hungary's parliament has approved a new election law forcing citizens wishing to vote to register every four years, and limiting campaign advertisements, including a ban on ads on commercial TV stations....

Officials seize half a ton of marijuana
SKOPJE (AP) :Macedonian authorities have seized more than half-a-ton of marijuana in a truck at a border crossing with Albania and arrested the driver.Police said yesterday the 540 kilograms (1,200 pounds) of the...


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