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June 23, 2018

Trinidad and Tobago

CHOPPED, THROATS SLIT

Source: Newsday NALINEE SEELAL A TAMANA business couple was viciously attacked at their minimart Thursday night. After being robbed both victims were chopped on their heads and their throats slit. John Samaroo, 53, did not survive the bloody attack but his wife Saraswatee, 51, was up to press time warded in serious… Link:

Bermuda

MPs Pass Bill To Abolish Regiment Conscription

Source: Bernews The Defence Amendment Act 2018 — which seeks to abolish conscription — passed in the House of Assembly last night. In delivering a brief in advance of the debate, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, “This Government promised to end conscription in the Royal Bermuda Regiment within its first legislative… Link:

Cuba

The Cries of Families Waiting Outside Managua’s El Chipote Jail

Source: Havana Times Some people are sleeping outside El Chipote, the Nicaraguan government’s favorite place to interrogate political prisoners, and they aren’t thinking about moving until their loved ones are released. Most of them were arbitrarily arrested by hooded “civilians” and police. Link: The Cries of Families Waiting Outside Managua’s El Chipote Jail

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Barbados

Lane receives award from Queen

Source: Nation Newspaper Founder of Nature Fun Ranch, Corey Lane,  has received more international recognition for the work he is doing to save at risk youth. Lane has been given the Commonwealth Points Of Light Award by Britain’s… Link: Lane receives award from Queen

Bermuda

Bermuda Heroes Weekend Says ‘Thank You’

Source: Bernews The BHW team expressed their gratitude to the patrons and sponsors of the Bermuda Heroes Weekend, saying, “this would not have been remotely possible without each and every one of you.” A BHW spokesperson said, “Sweet exhaustion has set in and the BHW Ltd. team is in total recovery mode.… Link:

Barbados

 Stage set for Saturday's finals at Nationals

Source: Nation Newspaper The stage is now set to determine Barbados’ fastest athlete following Friday night’s men’s 100 metres heats in the ICBL National Championships at the National Stadium.   Last year’s champion Mario… Link:  Stage set for Saturday’s finals at Nationals

St. Lucia

Jamaica: Alleged obeah man gets 15 years for rape

Source: St. Lucia Times Jamaica Observer:–  A man, who pretended to be an obeah man and raped a university student after convincing her that he could get rid of a spirit that was supposedly following her, has been slapped with a 15-year prison sentence. The complainant was raped in bushes in May Pen, Clarendon, in…

Bermuda

RA: ‘Smart Meters In Bermuda Considered Safe’

Source: Bernews The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda released the findings of its independent assessment of BELCO smart meters, saying that the “test results show that smart meters used in Bermuda are considered safe for general population.” “The Authority tested radio frequency [RF] radiation emissions against the standards for Maximum Permissible Exposure [MPE],” the… Link:

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St. Lucia

Forget your troubles and dance

Source: The Voice THIS seems to be the ploy of this administration instead of a focus on more positive endeavours such as education … The post Forget your troubles and dance appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia. Link: Forget your troubles and dance

Bermuda

Usain Bolt ‘Excited’ To Meet Local Athletes

Source: Bernews Superstar sprinter Usain Bolt will be visiting the island this Tuesday [June 26], where he is set to meet with local athletes in the morning, and then sign autographs and pose for photos with customers at the Digicel store on Church Street between 12.45 and 1.45pm. The world’s fastest man… Link:

St. Lucia

Are Foreigners Taking-over Saint Lucian Jobs?

Source: The Voice LABOUR Minister Stephenson King may need to take another look at the Labour landscape, as an observation made by a … The post Are Foreigners Taking-over Saint Lucian Jobs? appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia. Link: Are Foreigners Taking-over Saint Lucian Jobs?

St. Lucia

Is Saint Lucia Really Ready?

Source: The Voice “So when the sacred months have passed away, then slay the idolaters wherever you find them, and take them captive … The post Is Saint Lucia Really Ready? appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia. Link: Is Saint Lucia Really Ready?

St. Lucia

Am I ‘A Jackass’?

Source: The Voice THE EDITOR: Before I ask a few simple questions may I kindly quote “our” Prime Minister: ‘We’re not here to … The post Am I ‘A Jackass’? appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia. Link: Am I ‘A Jackass’?

Guyana

EYEWITNESS: Lost at sea…

Source: iNews Guyana …with Budget priorities If there’s anything that’s revealed why our economy’s been adrift and slipping inexorably into the abyss of stagnation, one just has to explore the revelations coming out of the recent meeting with Budget Agency heads. From his comments, Jordan has a fundamental disjunct about what a central…

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