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Cuban Medical College Graduates Over 3,570 Professionals

A Boost To The Medical System Throughout The Region Over the years, Cuba’s medical training has come under scrutiny for one reason or another, yet the program still remains one of the best value for money. The country has 25 medical schools, all public, and a Latin American School of Medicine Study in which there are students from over 100 […]

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Will It Be A Boy Or Girl For The Duke and Dutchess Of Cambridge?

Kate Middleton And Prince William Keep The World Waiting Since time immemorial, the birth of royalty has attracted the attention of people locally and internationally, but more so today than at any other time in history. The fact is technology has broaden the media landscape to the extent that more people now have far greater access to the news and […]

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American tour company to transport US citizens by boat to Cuba from Jamaica

An American tour company on Thursday announced the launch of a new service to transport US citizens by boat from Jamaica to Cuba. Road Scholar, a Boston-based company, is offering the trips from Jamaica and Miami, with stops in Havana and other parts of Cuba.  Most travel by US citizens to Cuba is outlawed, but tens of thousands of Americans now […]

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Obama Issues Statement On Trayvon Martin Case

Stevie Wonder Takes A Stand Against Florida Stand Your Ground Laws Stevie Wonder, the American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has reacted strongly to the not guilty verdict by the six women jury of George Zimmerman. He told the crowd at a concert in which he was performing that unless the Stand Your Ground Law in Florida is repealed he has no […]

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Health Care Reform Shows Obama Cares About Small Business

  Don’t let them fool ya, Or even try to school ya! Oh, no! We’ve got a mind of our own, So go to hell if what you’re thinking is not right! — Bob Marley Since President Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States nearly five years ago, there has never been a dull moment in either […]

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George Zimmerman Not Guilty: Jury Lets Trayvon Martin Killer Walks Free

After deliberating for more than 16 hours, a jury of six women on Saturday evening found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old in Sanford, Fla. Media Headlines: Jurors Find Zimmerman Not Guilty US Jury Acquits On Black Teen Death Not Guilty But Not Innocent Zimmerman Is Acquitted In Trayvon Martin Killing Zimmerman […]

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Carl Icahn Looks For More In Dell Takeover Bid

eBillionaire investor Carl Icahn is ready to raise the stakes in his bid to take control of  computer maker Dell.  Mr. Icahn plans to improve his US$15.4 billion offer for the company. In May, Dell’s board recommended that shareholders accept a J$24.4 billion dollar offer led by company founder Michael Dell. Mr. Dell has pledged to shift the business away […]

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Microsoft Makes Big Announcement

Microsoft chief executive, Steve Ballmer, said the company is being restructured in what is the first major overhaul for five years. The software company will be streamlined around devices such as phones, games consoles, and services.  He said Microsoft would be able to react faster to changes in the market. The move comes amid a decline in demand for personal […]

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Egypt: Developments In Continuing Revolution, Not A Coup

CAIRO (IDN) – Egypt is once more doing things its own unique way. After millions of people went into the streets and in 18 days that shook the world succeeded in toppling the regime of Hosny Mubarak after 30 years of rule, they came back again in their millions into the streets and squares of Egypt and toppled Mohamed Morsi […]

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Buggery Law: Government Will Bow

THE Portia Simpson Miller administration will put the proposed repeal of the Buggery Act to a conscience vote, under pressure from the international gay community and pro-gay foreign governments. This was the prediction of new president of the umbrella Jamaica Council of Churches (JCC) Rev Everald Galbraith in his first major interview since accepting the mantle of JCC head. Read […]