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Missing persons

It is heartbreaking when a loved one goes missing. As the days go by and no word is heard, the anguish from family and friends gets worse. Anna Evans has been missing for six months without a trace and now…

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Guns remain on the streets. Amnesty extended

Sadly it comes as no surprise that the RCIPS latest amnesty was in the words of Detective Superintendent Marlon Bodden, “disappointing”. The no questions asked gun amnesty has now been extended for another 31 days and two local businesses have…

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ESO says economy is up

The Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) has published their statistics for the first quarter of 2011 and report, surprisingly, a growth of 1.2%. This compares with a growth of only 0.9% estimated for the whole of 2011. I say surprisingly…

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By Joyce Pursley There are right wing politicians and commentators who contend that U.S. policy toward Israel has taken an (unwelcome) turn. The fact  remains that President Obama’s position on Israel is the same as that of every president for…

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Editorial – It is the season for vacations

It was a quiet weekend. Not only crime but the political front too seemed to have gone on vacation already. Both parties took a welcome break in slanging one another, although it seems it’s going to break out again as…