Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Tuesday | February 19, 2013
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Seven killed on weekend
PORT-OF-SPAIN (CMC):At least seven people were killed during a bloody weekend in Trinidad and Tobago, pushing the death toll so far this year to 59.The police said that those murdered ranged from ages 27 to 41 and that the killings took place mainly...

BBC workers stage 24-hour protest
LONDON (AP):BBC journalists walked off the job yesterday in a 24-hour strike to protest job cuts at the broadcaster.Staff mounted picket lines outside of the BBC's studios in central London and around the country.

House approves education bill in favour of immigrants
SALEM (AP) A bill allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at Oregon universities has cleared its first legislative hurdle.A House committee approved the measure yesterday, sending it to a vote in the full House.Oregon requires university...

Thailand - UK couple die in cycling accident
LONDON (AP): A British couple's round-the-world cycling odyssey ended in tragedy when both of them were killed in a road accident in Thailand.

Reward for journalist killers
MOGADISHU (AP): The Somali government is offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to the convictions of those killing journalists, the country's prime minister said.

Guyanese man kills wife in vicious knife attack
NEW YORK (CMC): Police and relatives here say that a Guyanese man on Sunday went berserk, killing his compatriot church-going wife with a kitchen knife, nearly decapitating her.


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