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July 20, 2018

House Parents to have more say in schools

Source: The Royal Gazette Parents will be appointed for two-year terms to committees working closely with the school system. Education minister Diallo Rabain said a Parental Involvement Committees had been meeting monthly with the Commissioner of Education to improve relationships within schools. Efforts in the coming year will include a parents survey,. ..

Bermuda

Williams to join Lancashire board

Source: The Royal Gazette Sally Williams has been appointed a non-executive director of Lancashire Holdings Limited and will take up the role early next year. Ms Williams has experience in the insurance and financial services industries and has served on the board of Marsh Ltd. She is due to resign her directorship at Marsh…

Bermuda

Man charged over 2006 murder

Source: The Royal Gazette A 51-year-old man was charged today with the premeditated murder of Marcus Gibbings more than a decade ago. Cleveland Rogers appeared in Magistrates Court over the murder which happened on or before October 25, 2006. Mr Gibbings, 32, from Trinidad, was found stabbed to death at a Devonshire apartment on…

Bermuda

Spate of car break-ins

Source: The Royal Gazette Police are warning about a spate of thefts from parked cars in Hamilton. Offenders are breaking into vehicles, sometimes by removing window rain guards, and rummaging through belongings, according to officers. They issued the following advice ensure that you leave your vehicle locked and secured at all times never. ..

Bermuda

House All leases extended for farms

Source: The Royal Gazette Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch issued an apology to a farming leader today as he conceded farming leases had been neglected. The public works minister also told the House of Assembly all leases for arable lands would now be extended to 21 years less one day. Colonel Burch had previously refuted Bermuda…

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Belize

Arthur Twice Scorned by PUP

Source: The Reporter While there has been no official declaration, the Reporter has been able to confirm from multiple sources that the vetting committee of the PUP has met to review the application Link: Arthur Twice Scorned by PUP

St. Lucia

Trump ‘ready’ to tax all Chinese imports

Source: St. Lucia News Online (BBC) – US President Donald Trump says he is ready to intensify his trade war with China by slapping tariffs on all $500bn of imports from the country. “I’m ready to go to 500,” he said in an interview with the CNBC channel. Mr Trump’s comments come before the

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Barbados

Top billing

Source: Barbados Today The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has been ranked 37th among the best 129 universities in the 2018 Times Higher Education Latin America University Rankings.  The Office of the Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies received the news July 18, 2018, after two years of intense effort…

Bermuda

Court: 51-Year-Old Man Charged With Murder

Source: Bernews A 51-year-old man has appeared at Magistrates’ Court in connection with the 2006 murder of Marcus Gibbings. Cleveland Rogers is charged with the premeditated murder of Mr Gibbings on or about October 25, 2006. Mr Rogers did not enter a plea to the charge because the matter can only be… Link:

Barbados

CIBC FirstCaribbean takes top award

Source: Nation Newspaper Less than two months after releasing enhancements to its mobile app and online banking platforms, CIBC FirstCaribbean has been named the Most Innovative Bank in the region at the prestigious World Finance… Link: CIBC FirstCaribbean takes top award

Belize

Gunmen Shoot Minor on Kraal Road

Source: The Reporter On Wednesday night, at around 7:25pm, Glenda Young and her daughter Alia Flowers, 13, were inside the yard of their home on #14 Kraal Road in Belize City when two Link: Gunmen Shoot Minor on Kraal Road

Barbados

Church speaks out against violence

Source: Nation Newspaper In light of the recent spate of violence affecting Barbados, John Goddard, Chairman, Anglican Commission on Advocacy and Social Justice has spoken out on behalf of the institution. Below is the statement… Link: Church speaks out against violence

St. Lucia

Barbados: Government wants ‘win win’ with banks

Source: St. Lucia News Online (BARBADOS TODAY) – The recent public outcry over the low interest rates being offered by commercial banks has not escaped the attention of Prime Minister Mia Mottley. In fact, she has indicated her willingness to work closely with the financial institutions to find a win-win solution. Since the removal of

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