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July 16, 2018

Man seriously injured in road collision

Source: The Royal Gazette A man has been seriously injured after the motorcycle he was riding was involved in a collision with a car. The incident took place on Sunday night on Middle Road in Devonshire about 300 metres east of Tee Street. The victim was transported via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial…

Cuba

Carlos Mejia Godoy’s Open Letter to Daniel Ortega

Source: Havana Times HAVANA TIMES – Nicaraguan singer/songwriter Carlos Mejia Godoy, author of many of the songs sung by the Sandinista rebels in their battle against the Somoza dictatorship in the 1970s, makes a dramatic call to Daniel Ortega to stop the killing unleashed since April by his government’s forces. Link: Carlos Mejia

Barbados

Mia: Help Govt

Source: Nation Newspaper Spending cuts are definitely imminent and Prime Minister Mia Mottley wants Barbadians to tell Government what it should cull. Mottley announced last evening that having started consultations with the… Link: Mia: Help Govt

Barbados

Brawl in cemetery

Source: Nation Newspaper Management of the Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens is seeking legal guidance as a result of a fracas early Sunday morning on their grounds involving patrons who attended a fete in a quarry nearby which started… Link: Brawl in cemetery

Trinidad and Tobago

YTC Inmate escapes at Best Village show

Source: Trinidad Guardian Radhica SookrajPublished: Monday, July 16, 2018Training Centre, at Golden Grove, who escaped custody on Saturday had been once described as an inspiration to many of the youths at the facility and had earned a role as part of the prison’s mentoring team. Mason Ramjassingh, 21, who is awaiting trial for murder,…

Barbados

Road tax refunds for some motorists

Source: Nation Newspaper Government will refund some motorists following recent confusion about the abolition of road tax. Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced on Sunday that the decision, which was agreed to at last Thursday’s… Link: Road tax refunds for some motorists

Trinidad and Tobago

Man killed after defending wife

Source: Trinidad Guardian Radhica SookrajRishi RagoonathPublished: Monday, July 16, 2018Dillon Lucas was stabbed multiple times as he tried to protect his common-law wife from unwanted sexual advances from an older man outside a Debe casino yesterday. Eyewitnesses said he bled to death while the police looked on. The attacker who remains warded under police…

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Barbados

Motorists in line for road tax refund

Source: Barbados Today Motorists who paid their road tax between June 12 and June 30 are in line to receive a refund, Prime Minister Mia Mottley has announced. In a wide-ranging interview with journalist David Ellis this evening, Mottley said Government would return 75 per cent of the sum paid once drivers write…

Barbados

Call for more courts

Source: Nation Newspaper Barbados still rule things on the junior regional squash courts. And after retaining the overall title at the Caribbean Junior Squash Championships in Jamaica on Saturday, manager Katheryn Stewart… Link: Call for more courts

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Cayman Islands

Tickets on sale for Miss Cayman Pageant

Source: Cayman Eye News The seven Miss Cayman Islands Universe contestants are in full preparations leading up to the Pageant on Saturday, 11 August. For the first time ever, the event will be held at the Westin Casuarina Resort, starting at 6:00pm with cocktails, show starts at 7:00pm, and tickets are now on sale.…

Cayman Islands

The Editor Speaks: Leave Smith Cove alone!

Source: Cayman Eye News “Leave Smith Cove (also known as Smith Barcadere) ALONE!” That is the strong view from our Publisher Caymanian Joan (Watler) Wilson. “The beach on South Church Street has the most natural beauty unsurpassed anywhere on Grand Cayman that MUST NOT be spoilt .” Joan was referring to the government’s proposed…

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