Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Wednesday | February 20, 2013
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'Urgent and drastic action needed to fight crime'
PORT-AU-PRINCE (CMC):Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Monday warned regional leaders that they need to adopt "urgent and drastic action" to deal with the scourge ...

Indonesian maid jailed
KUALA LUMPUR (AP):A Malaysian court sentenced an Indonesian maid to 15 years in jail yesterday for attempted murder and abuse of a four-month-old baby by violently tossing him around like a doll, a report said.National television showed closed-circuit...

Obama lashes out at Republicans
WASHINGTON (AP) :Staking out his ground ahead of a fiscal deadline, President Barack Obama lashed out against Republicans, saying they are unwilling to raise taxes to reduce deficits and warning that the jobs of essential...

Criminal network busted - Human egg traffickers caught
BUCHAREST (AP):Police questioned 30 people yesterday and searched the homes of six employees of a private fertility clinic who are suspected of illegally trafficking human eggs and selling them to Israeli couples...

Election on, voters ready
ST GEORGE'S (AP):The eastern Caribbean island of Grenada is holding parliamentary elections for the first time in nearly five years as it struggles to emerge from an economic crisis.Prime Minister Tillman Thomas of the National Democratic Congress...


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