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December 10, 2017

Auditor-General urges action on net debt

Source: The Royal Gazette Auditor-General Heather Thomas urged the Bermuda Government to take action after revealing net debt had reached 3. 7 billion. The financial statements of the Consolidated Fund for the year ending March 2017, tabled in the House of Assembly on Friday, showed net debt had increased by 243 million in the…


2 dead in horrific accident at Mahaicony

Source: iNews Guyana …as 5 killed in separate accidents today Stephen Phillips, also called ‘Peter Mal,’ of Buxton, ECD and Abbenna Hubbard of Melanie, ECD died when the car in which they were travelling turned turtle along the main access road at Perseverance, Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara on Sunday night. While information about…

U.S. Virgin Islands

Virtue of the Week: Patience

Source: St. John Source Patience is quiet hope and trust that things will turn out right. You wait without complaining. You are tolerant and accepting of difficulties and mistakes. You picture the end in the beginning and persevere to meet your goals. Patience is a commitment to the future. You are practicing patience when…

Trinidad and Tobago

Reverend:Denial of human rights alarming

Source: Trinidad Guardian RADHICA DE SILVAPublished: Monday, December 11, 2017radhicasookraj@gmail.com Former Independent Senator and Presbyterian Minister Reverend Daniel Teelucksingh says T&T’s denial of basic human rights is alarming. His comments came as the world celebrated the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the UN General Assembly on December 10, 1948,…

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Trinidad and Tobago

MSJ: Govt, Opposition fail T&T

Source: Trinidad Guardian RADHICA DE SILVAPublished: Monday, December 11, 2017radhica.sookraj@guardian.co.tt With the defeat of the Anti-Gang legislation in Parliament last Wednesday, political leader of the Movement for Social Justice David Abdulah says both the Government and the Opposition have failed the people of T&T. Speaking at a press conference in San Fernando yesterday, Abdulah…

Trinidad and Tobago

Palestinian released after detentionat Piarco

Source: Trinidad Guardian Gail AlexanderPublished: Monday, December 11, 2017A member of a Palestinian delegation en route from St Vincent to Panama was detained at Piarco on Saturday night, and his passport seized. But he was allowed to leave early yesterday morning. Eight other members of the Palestinian delegation— whose passage through T&T had also…

Trinidad and Tobago

Housing Minister vows to stop criminals

Source: Trinidad Guardian RADHICA DE SILVAPublished: Monday, December 11, 2017radhica.sookraj@guardian.co.tt Housing Minister Randall Mitchell is calling on all Housing Development Corporation tenants to continue to report illegal activities in their communities. This as criminals continue to terrorise bonafide HDC tenants in areas such as Clifton Towers, Orchid Gardens, Pleasantville and at Tarodale in Ste…


Govt Signs Tax Agreement With United States

Source: Bernews The Government of Bermuda has signed a tax agreement with the United States, a Country by Country Competent Authority Agreement. “This agreement signifies that the Government of Bermuda has satisfied the Internal Revenue Services’ [IRS] data safeguards review and complies with the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development [OECD] Base… Link:


GDF rank dies in accident outside nightclub

Source: iNews Guyana …was struck down by minibus at Pouderoyen  A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lance Corporal is now dead after he was struck down by an intoxicated minibus driver in the wee hours of Sunday, while in front of a popular nightclub at Pouderoyen, West Bank Demerara (WBD). The dead man has…


Black Caps take control over West Indies in Hamilton

Source: Guyana Chronicle HAMILTON, New Zealand, (CMC) – West Indies’ batting crumbled meekly on day two of the second Test against New Zealand here Sunday, leaving the Caribbean side needing a Herculean effort to stay alive in the contesst at Seddon Park. Replying to the hosts’ 373, the Windies started badly and never…

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GCN to host awards ceremony on Sunday at Club Latino

Source: Guyana Chronicle —A number of local businesses and individuals have contributed THE Guyana Cycling News (GCN) will on Sunday host an awards ceremony at the Club Latino , Hadfield and John Streets, for local cyclists who have performed exceedingly well during the 2017 season. According to information received, among the top performers…


Government signs US tax agreement

Source: The Royal Gazette The Bermuda Government has signed an important tax agreement with the United States. The Country by Country Competent Authority Agreement signifies that the Government has satisfied the Internal Revenue Services IRS data safeguards review and complies with the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development Base Erosion and. .. Link:

Cayman Islands

The Editor Speaks: The Blacklist

Source: Cayman Eye News I am not talking about the excellent ‘Blacklist’ television network show but THE BLACKLIST. The one the Cayman Islands escaped by a whisker of not being included on by the EU. We are on the GREYLIST! In an excellent article we have published today from the St Kitts & Nevis…

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