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Former News of the World editor jailed over phone hacking

Last Updated on Friday, 7 November 2014, 21:49 by GxMedia London, Nov 7 (EFE).- The former editor of the defunct British tabloid News of the World, Ian Edmondson, was sentenced Friday by a British court to eight months in prison for his role in the phone hacking scandal that put his former paper out of business.Edmondson, 45, admitted to the ...

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Argentine journalist on trial for not revealing sources

Last Updated on Friday, 7 November 2014, 21:47 by GxMedia Buenos Aires, Nov 7 (EFE).- An Argentine judge has put on trial journalist German Sasso, the editor of a media outlet in Bahia Blanca, for not revealing his sources in case of a media entrepreneur allegedly involved in drug trafficking in the country.In several audio recordings released by Sasso’s outlet, ...

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Venezuela to maintain oil production at 3 million bpd

Last Updated on Friday, 7 November 2014, 21:42 by GxMedia Venezuelan state-owned oil giant PDVSA said Thursday it plans to maintain oil production at approximately 3 million barrels per day in 2015, more than 2.5 million bpd of which is to be exported. “Our plan in 2015 is to maintain our production and develop our ability to react to any ...

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Ecuadorean President defends oil drilling plan in Amazon national park

Last Updated on Friday, 7 November 2014, 21:38 by GxMedia Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has defended his government’s plan to extract oil from the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon, and said that it will affect less than 200 hectares (494 acres) of the nearly 1 million hectares (2.5 million acres) of the natural reserve of high biodiversity. According to ...

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Jamaican gov’t warns sugar growers against abusing loan program

Last Updated on Friday, 7 November 2014, 21:31 by GxMedia San Juan, Nov 7 (EFE).- Attempt by some sugar growers to manipulate the system of loans established to boost output could jeopardize the entire program, the Jamaican government said Friday. Some farmers have been “very creative,” taking out loans under one name and selling their crops under another name, the ...

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British Virgin Islands to complete port expansion by January

Last Updated on Friday, 7 November 2014, 21:28 by GxMedia San Juan, Nov 7 (EFE).- The government of the British Virgin Islands says the first phase of the expansion of Road Town port on the main island of Tortola will be complete by January. Construction of the Tortola Pier Park will boost the tourism industry and local products and services ...

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Luxury hotel in Anguilla re-opens to revitalize island’s tourism

Last Updated on Friday, 7 November 2014, 21:24 by GxMedia San Juan, Nov 7 (EFE).- The iconic Malliouhana Hotel & Spa has reopened in Anguilla after three years and is expected to revitalize the economy of the Caribbean island. The hotel, whose name refers to the Amerindian name for the island, opened in 1984 and was the economic engine of ...

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Guyana’s Opposition Leader wants power sharing but not with suspected criminals…

Last Updated on Friday, 7 November 2014, 21:12 by GxMedia Guyana’s Opposition Leader, David Granger says he is still in favour of power-sharing, although he will advocate the prosecution of certain persons from the incumbent party. Granger’s A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) hopes to win the plurality or majority of the votes in general elections expected in some quarters ...

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Caribbean News Desk: Caricom laying ground-work to reopen trade pact talks with Canada

Last Updated on Friday, 7 November 2014, 21:05 by GxMedia Caribbean Trade Ministers have agreed to set up a committee to examine ways of closing the gaps in a proposed trade agreement with Canada and so revive negotiations. Canada had set a June 30 deadline but Caricom is yet to reach consensus on the proposed agreement. Sources said Caricom’s Ministerial ...

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