Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | January 10, 2013
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House Dems say president can raise debt ceiling
House Democrats say President Barack Obama should consider invoking a little-known constitutional provision that they say gives him the power to raise the debt ceiling without going through Congress, where Republicans are demanding that a debt ceiling...

Canada pulls the plug on Haiti
Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has a message for Canada in the wake of a decision by Ottawa to put a temporary halt on aid to the French-speaking Caribbean country.He wants Canada to give Port au Prince a greater say in how aid from the North...

US tax code longer than Bible - without good news
Too intimidated to fill out your tax return without help? Join the club.At nearly four million words, the US tax law is so thick and complicated that businesses and individuals spend more than six billion hours a year complying with filing requirements,...

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