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April 23, 2018

Shappert Sworn in as U.S. Attorney for V.I.

Source: St. John Source U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert testifies to Congress in January. (CSPAN image) Gretchen C.F. Shappert, who has served as interim U.S. attorney for the U.S. Virgin Islands since January, as sworn in Monday by U.S. District Chief Judge Wilma Lewis at the Almeric L. Christian Federal Courthouse on St. Croix. According…


Moe guides Ravens to National Club Championship final

Source: Guyana Chronicle ON Sunday evening, basketball fans at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall were treated to the Anthony Moe show, as the 6’10” forward was instrumental in helping Dyna’s Ravens to a 15-point (73-58) win. Bounty Colts, the defending champions, will be gunning for a title ‘three-peat’ in the Guyana Amateur Basketball…


Panthers win GRFU Second Division tournament

Source: Guyana Chronicle PANTHERS Rugby Club started their 2018 season on a winning note after stopping the Guyana Police Force Falcons 24-12 to win the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) Second Division tournament. Playing at the National Park Rugby field on Sunday, the Panthers out-played the Falcons with Daniel Anderson, Ryan Dey, Delroy…


Top-ranked Rashid Khan for Hurricane Relief T20

Source: Guyana Chronicle LONDON, England (CMC) – World number one Twenty20 bowler Rashid Khan is among three more players confirming their participation for the ICC World XI in the Hurricane Relief match against West Indies at Lord’s next month. The 19-year-old Afghanistan star, who helped propel his side to the capture of the…

Puerto Rico

Major League Baseball Returns to Puerto Rico

Source: Puerto Rico Report Last week marked the first Major League Baseball games in Puerto Rico since 2010. Baseball players stayed away from Puerto Rico for fear of the Zika virus in 2016, and Hurricane Maria damaged the stadium in 2017. In 2018, though, baseball is back. The Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians played…

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Limping start

Source: Nation Newspaper Injuries to national netballers, which saw the Bajan Gems underperforming at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games Down Under in Australia, may be creating even bigger ripples in the current Division… Link: Limping start


Paradise crush Rendezvous

Source: Nation Newspaper Paradise were at their irresistible best on Sunday night, inflicting a merciless 8-2 thrashing on their rivals Rendezvous in the Barbados Football Association’s Premier League. Brittons Hill and champions… Link: Paradise crush Rendezvous

Cayman Islands

MLA calls for action over garbage collection failures

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): With no apparent improvement in the mismanagement of garbage collection on Grand Cayman, the deputy opposition leader has begun a petition urging government to address the major failings at the Department of Environmental Health and re-instate twice weekly collections. Alva Suckoo, the member of Newlands, one of the worst…


Tri-series for hockey girls

Source: Nation Newspaper The Barbados Hockey Federation (BHF) is planning a tri-nation series to prepare the national women’s team for the forthcoming Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games slated for Barranquilla, Colombia…. Link: Tri-series for hockey girls


Big Four reach the semis

Source: Nation Newspaper The big four are through to the final four. The Co-operators General Insurance Premier League Basketball Knockout Competition certainly stuck to script as all four title contenders advanced with contrasting… Link: Big Four reach the semis


Simpson, Sealy the champs

Source: Nation Newspaper Orson Simpson had to run through all the tricks in his bag to overcome Clifford Nolan and capture the men’s Over-60 crown in the finals of the Barbados National Masters Squash Championships at the Barbados… Link: Simpson, Sealy the champs

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Trinidad and Tobago

Baby Angelica needs a home

Source: Trinidad Guardian Kevon FelminePublished: Tuesday, April 24, 2018kevon.felmine@guardian.co.tt Single and unemployed, it has now been two weeks since Deomatie Baal and her 11-month-old daughter Angelica Ramadhin were left homeless by a fire that ravaged their humble home along Wilson Road, Penal. It’s now a daily struggle for Baal, 24, to ensure Angelica sleeps…

Trinidad and Tobago

Fire razes Cedros family’s home

Source: Trinidad Guardian Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2018A call is being made for a fire station to be built in Cedros, after a house fire left a couple and their three children homeless yesterday. Johnny Lalloo, 41, a self-employed construction worker, his wife Natasha Paul, 37, and their children Jessica, 14, Narine, 10 and…


Construction magnate Oscar Rosado Senior killed in own shop

Source: Channel 5 Belize Oscar Rosado There was a brazen midday murder in the City today. A well-known elderly businessman who had been targeted twice before unfortunately did not survive the latest attack on his life. Before one-o’clock today, Oscar Rosado Senior was shot and killed at his business, Rosado’s Construction Supply located on…

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