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June 24, 2018

Bermuda

Strykz To Host Bowling Block Party On June 30

Source: Bernews Strykz Bowling Lounge, in conjunction with Youth Vision Promotion and Soul Food Promotions, will be hosting a Bowling Block Party and Out of School Celebration this coming Saturday [June 30] from 3pm until 8pm at Strykz Bowling Lounge in Southside, St.Davids. Philip Bailey Jr. of Strykz said, “Desmond Crockwell and… Link:

Bermuda

Superannuation Fund Report Tabled In House

Source: Bernews Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt tabled the Public Service Superannuation Fund Actuarial Report in the House of Assembly. “The purpose of the Public Service Superannuation Fund [PSSF] is to provide retirement pensions for retired employees of the Government of Bermuda and the employees of various quasi autonomous non-governmental organisations,”… Link:

St. Lucia

King Breaks Silence on St. Jude Hospital!

Source: The St. Lucia Star Last Thursday Stephenson King finally broke his long silence on the issue of the reconstruction of St. Jude Hospital. Two names are a guaranteed mention whenever the subject of St. Jude is under discussion. The first is Stephenson King, Saint Lucia’s prime minister at the time of the fire that

Suriname

Opnieuw protesten in Macedonië tegen naamsverandering

Source: Suriname Times Meer dan duizend Macedoniërs zijn zaterdagavond de straat opgegaan om te protesteren tegen de naamsverandering van het land. Het vreedzame protest is georganiseerd door de grootste oppositiepartij van Macedonië. Demonstranten hielden spandoeken omhoog met teksten erop als ‘We willen onze naam niet opgeven’. Afgelopen week ondertekenden de ministers van Buitenlandse Zaken…

Suriname

Stembussen in Turkije geopend voor verkiezingen

Source: Suriname Times In Turkije zijn de stembussen geopend voor de presidents- en parlementsverkiezingen. 56 miljoen Turken hebben zich geregistreerd om te mogen stemmen. De verkiezingen zouden eigenlijk plaatsvinden op 3 november 2019, maar president Recep Tayyip Erdogan heeft deze vervroegd omdat de overgang naar een presidentieel systeem door ontwikkelingen in Syrië en elders…

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Trinidad and Tobago

Gunmen murder four overnight

Source: Newsday In less than 24-hours after protesters demonstrated their disappointment in the number of people killed for their year, outside Parliament, four more names were added to the murder list for 2018. The killings took place in Port of Spain, San Juan, Arouca and Valencia, while police killed one man and… Link:

Bermuda

Tyler Lopes Competes In The Netherlands

Source: Bernews Tyler Lopes competed in the Hoffman Groep Masters Local Champions League [LCL] International Horse Jumping event in Asten, Netherlands. Lopes and Amarulla in the 1.25m in Two Phases Class, the pair would finish 7th, they had a First Phase Clear Round time of 38.98, they would then have a Second… Link:

Barbados

England march into last 16 after thrashing Panama 6-1

Source: Nation Newspaper NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia − Harry Kane struck a hat-trick as England marched into the last 16 of the World Cup after with a record 6-1 win over a woeful Panama in their World Cup Group G match on Sunday…. Link: England march into last 16 after thrashing Panama 6-1

Haiti

Haiti – DR : Haitian mayors and Dominicans want to act together

Source: Haiti Libre Thursday at the Juana Orix Hotel in Ounaminthe as part of the strengthening of binational relations, was held a meeting of the Inter-municipal Committee Transfrontalier (CIT), where mayors Haitians and Dominicans reiterated their commitment… Link: Haiti – DR : Haitian mayors and Dominicans want to act together

Barbados

Frank talk on road ahead

Source: Nation Newspaper Members of the 2018 graduating class of Queen’s College have been given some timely and sound advice as they embark on a new phase in their lives. Delivering the feature address at the school’s graduation… Link: Frank talk on road ahead

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Bermuda

Photo Set #2: Clarien Bank Iron Kids Triathlon

Source: Bernews The 30th annual Clarien Iron Kids Triathlon and Carnival was held at Clearwater Beach in St. David’s on Saturday afternoon [June 23]. Caleb Ingham and Zoe Hasselkuss were crowned the male and female 11-15 Age Group Champions. Ingham was clocked at 22:44, with Tommy Marshall second in a time of… Link:

St. Kitts & Nevis

Inaugural Diaspora Conference in St. Kitts-Nevis will build partnerships for sustainable development

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Inaugural Diaspora Conference in St. Kitts-Nevis will build partnerships for sustainable development From SKNIS BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – In just a few days, St. Kitts and Nevis will be hosting its inaugural Diaspora Conference June 26-28 to promote sustainable development through building partnerships between the Federation and its

Barbados

Court seeking witnesses

Source: Nation Newspaper The Court Prosecutor’s Department of the Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating two people, who are required to attend District “B” Magistrate court on Wednesday,… Link: Court seeking witnesses

St. Lucia

FIFA investigates goal celebrations

Source: St. Lucia Times BBC:-  Football’s world governing body has opened an investigation into Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri’s goal celebrations during Switzerland’s World Cup victory over Serbia. Both players are ethnic Albanians from Kosovo, where a Serbian crackdown on the Albanian population only ended with Nato military intervention in 1999. After scoring, they made…

Haiti

Haiti – Health : First National Policy for the Biomedical Sector

Source: Haiti Libre This week at the Karibe Hotel, Marie Gréta Roy Clément the Minister of Public Health has launched Haiti’s first ever National Medical Laboratory Policy, the result of the work of a multidisciplinary team of experts, philanthropic organizations and… Link: Haiti – Health : First National Policy for the Biomedical Sector

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