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BP & America is not informing everyone the oil spill is not just a US problem !!!

BP & America is not informing everyone the oil spill is not just a US problem !!!

BY GFBC Staff: Called “The North Atlantic Drift” in Europe, the Gulf Stream is perhaps the most influential current on our planet. It is responsible for the movement of warm, equatorial waters up the East coast of the United States, bringing with it an abundance of sea life that – right or wrong – is responsible for a substantial portion of the US seafood industry.

Barbados on US human trafficking ‘watch list’

Barbados on US human trafficking ‘watch list’

GFBC Staff: Against a backdrop of reported cases of child prostitution, domestic servitude, stepfathers and other adults coercing children into “transactional sex”, and the involvement of Guyanese criminals linking with Barbadian and Trinidadian pimps to lure foreign women into the country with offers of legitimate jobs, Barbados has been placed on a tier two “watch list” reserved for countries that don’t comply with minimum standards for the elimination of human trafficking.

18th Annual DC Carnival Extravaganza: SUNDAY JUNE 27, 2010

18th Annual DC Carnival Extravaganza: SUNDAY JUNE 27, 2010

By GFBC Staff: 18th Annual DC Carnival

The Politics of Leadership: Part III of Guyana and its Presidency

The Politics of Leadership: Part III of Guyana and its Presidency

By GFBC Staff: Among the CARICOM countries that have a system similar to Britain’s is Trinidad and Tobago where, at recent general elections, a number of political parties agreed to form an alliance to contest constituencies against the incumbent governing party but not against each other.

Jamaica travel alert lifted: Sorry Dudus is not the source of Jamaica’s ills !!

Jamaica travel alert lifted: Sorry Dudus is not the source of Jamaica’s ills !!

BY GFBC Staff:
Information Minister Daryl Vaz said yesterday that the Golding administration was encouraged by news that the travel alert issued on Jamaica
last week by the United States Department of State has been lifted.

Parents of student that drowned on class trip say they never signed permission slip

Parents of student that drowned on class trip say they never signed permission slip

By GFBC Staff: 12-Year-Old Harlem Student Drowns on Class Trip to Long Beach

Campaigners want double jeopardy rule to be retroactive……..

Campaigners want double jeopardy rule to be retroactive……..

By GFBC Staff: As The Royal Gazette reported yesterday, legislation will be tabled in the House of Assembly on Friday that will allow prosecutors to take cases to the Court of Appeal in future when strong new evidence — such as DNA — emerges after a not guilty verdict has been returned.

Weekend banquet to officially introduce Fashion Penthouse Productions……….

Weekend banquet to officially introduce Fashion Penthouse Productions……….

By GFBC Staff: Fashion Penthouse will also reveal its new name at the banquet, a secret Ms. Tunis declined to share with the Advance.

2010 EVCA Women’s Volleyball Championship in St. Lucia

2010 EVCA Women’s Volleyball Championship in St. Lucia

By GFBC Staff: The sponsors for the 2010 ECVA Championships are The Department of Youth and Sports, LIME, ECFH, WLBL, LUCELEC, JQ Charles Group of Companies, Palm Haven Hotel and Natra Pur Water.

Scotia joins NCB & FirstCaribbean Int’l Bank with mobile banking platform

Scotia joins NCB & FirstCaribbean Int’l Bank with mobile banking platform

By GFBC Staff:
The multi-jurisdiction — Jamaica, Trinidad, Barbados and Bahamas — regional launch makes Scotia the third bank to announce the introduction of mobile banking services, joining FirstCaribbean International Bank and National Commercial Bank.