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Archives for November 8, 2011

7/11/11

Levi goes home with some “Reggae Reggae” Sauce

One of the biggest success stories from the UK’s version of Dragon’s Den went home to Jamaica last week. Levi Roots, real name Keith Valentine Graham, pitched his business idea to the Dragons on BBC television’s “Dragon’s Den”. The creator of Reggae Reggae Sauce is now worth an estimated $40m (US) and his empire just […]

Lindsay Lohan checks in and out of LA County jail

LYNWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Lindsay Lohan was released from a Los Angeles County jail early yesterday, less than five hours after she arrived at the suburban women’s lockup to serve a 30-day sentence for violating probation. The “Mean Girls” actress was booked into the Century Regional Detention facility in Lynwood at 8:50 p.m. Sunday, in […]

Obama to promote ways for veterans to find work

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is promoting new ways to help veterans find jobs in a tough economy while pressing Congress to approve tax credits for businesses to hire former members of the military. Just ahead of Veterans’ Day, Obama plans to meet Monday with leading veterans’ groups as he discusses steps his administration […]

Five in court after ganja find

Five Jamaican men have appeared in court after hundreds of pounds of ganja was seized after a sea chase. Shortly after 2am on Tuesday, 1 November 2011, officers aboard Marine Vessels Niven D and Tornado were conducting maritime border patrols along the south coast of the Island. Upon checking the coastlines near the Pedro bluff […]

Rubis secures fuel deal

Rubis will acquire Chevron’s fuel distribution in the Bahamas, Cayman Islands as well as in the Turks & Caicos. This business package represents 250,000 cbm sales with a turnover of US $230 million for year 2010. This acquisition fully matches all of Rubis’ external acquisition criteria, a mixed set of distribution activities – retail network […]

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Defiant Carlos the Jackal on trial in France

PARIS (AP) — A defiant and smiling Carlos the Jackal, one of the most dreaded terror masterminds of the Cold War, went on trial again on yesterday — this time over four deadly attacks in France nearly three decades ago. The 62-year-old Venezuelan, whose real name is Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, went before a special Paris […]

A Tale of Treachery, Piracy and Murder

Author Jack Scott will be at Books & Books next week to launch his new novel, Cayman Cross. This free event will be helped from 7pm on Tuesday November 15th and will include an author presentation and audience discussion followed by a book signing. His novel is set in 1922 when the Cuban Trading Schooner […]

Are we really free?

Are any of us really free? If you think you are what has this freedom got you? A mortgage? An unfulfilling job and a confused relationship? Environmental and social degradation? Our freedom has brought us high youth suicide rates and equally high levels of substance abuse? Chronic levels of depression, alienation and a culture industry […]