Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Friday | November 30, 2012
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Tourist goes missing from cruise ship
SAN JUAN (AP):The United States Coast Guard is searching for a Washington state man who has gone missing from a cruise ship in the Caribbean.Coast Guard spokesman Ricardo Castrodad says two ships and a helicopter...

Human rights council moves against extrajudicial killings
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP):Human Rights Watch has praised a resolution by Brazil's Human Rights Defence Council outlining steps to reduce extrajudicial killings by police.In a statement yesterday, the New York-based organisation says Brazilian police routinely...

Foreign workers claim discrimination
SALT LAKE CITY (AP): Federal officials say more people in the workforce are claiming discrimination because of their English-speaking ability or foreign accents.

Cops charged with extortion
SAN JUAN (AP): Two former police officers have been charged with trying to extort $50,000 from a suspected drug dealer in exchange for help in getting his case dismissed, authorities said on Tuesday.

Candidate opts out of election after ganja arrest
HAMILTON (CMC): Following his arrest for the possession of marijuana, a candidate from the ruling Progressive Labour Party (PLP) has pulled out of the race for next month's general election.

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