Month: January 2010

PASTOR BLASTS CNN’s HAITI QUAKE COVERAGE – “Too Many Dead Bodies Being Shown on CNN”

January 27, 2010: Kingston (Panos) – At least one church leader in Jamaica is protesting aspects of CNN’s coverage of earthquake ravaged Haiti.

Reverend Garnet Roper, head of The Portmore Missionary Church in St. Catherine and former radio talk show host appealed to his congregation to publicly register their displeasure with CNN’s extensive coverage of those who died in last Tuesday’s earthquake on the international media houses’ website.

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Hon. Lester Bird writes to PM Douglas congratulating him on his victory in the 2010 elections

January 26, 2010

Hon. Dr Denzil Douglas

Office of the Prime Minister


St Kitts

Dear Dr. Douglas:

The Antigua Labour Party is overjoyed with the decisive mandate for an unprecedented fourth straight term in office given to the St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party by an electorate that quite obviously understands and appreciates the successful socio-economic transformation that you have led with such distinction.

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“The people of Dominica are hurting,” says Prime Minister Skerrit


Roseau, Dominica – January 20, 2010…… Very early in its new term in office the Roosevelt Skerrit-led Labour Party Government is seeking to honour one of the central commitments it made in its 2009 General Election campaign- reducing the cost of living in Dominica.

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Political history is repeated in La Plaine, Dominica

LaPlaine, the rural southeastern agricultural constituency, which has been represented by the UWP opposition leader, Mr Ron Green, for past fifteen years, was ‘ground zero’ in the recent Dominican elections. The Prime Minister pumped undisclosed huge sums of money into the constituency, airlifted Diaspora Dominicans and gave out handouts to voters in a vicious attempt to buy, win, steal or take the constituency and deliver a knockout punch to Mr Green.

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