Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Wednesday | April 29, 2009
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T&T Government confident over new crime-fighting plan
National Security Minister Martin Joseph has expressed confidence that a "strategic restructuring of the national security sector" would contribute significantly to a reduction in the escalating crime situation in Trinidad and Tobago.

No cases of swine flu in the Carib - CTO
The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) went on the offensive yesterday, informing potential visitors to the region that there were no cases of the swine flu epidemic in the Caribbean.

Suriname bans pigs, pork imports
The Suriname government on Monday announced a ban on the importation of pigs and pork, in response to the outbreak of swine flu, which has been blamed for the deaths of around 150 people in Mexico and infected thousands more.

Teachers back on the job after strike
St Lucia (CMC):Public servants, including teachers and police officers, returned to their jobs yesterday, ending a three-day strike in protest over the decision by the St Lucia government to delay the payment of salary increases this month.The workers...

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