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May 23, 2017

Joint Court delays Corallo’s bail request indefinitely

Source: The Daily Herald | Joint Court delays Corallo’s bail request indefinitely PHILIPSBURG–Businessman Francesco Corallo will have to wait a bit longer to hear his faith, as the Joint Court postponed a verdict on the request to release him on a US $3 million dollar bail. Prosecutor’s Office Spokesman Norman Serphos made the announcement on

Bermuda

Pembroke man granted conditional discharge

Source: The Royal Gazette | Pembroke man granted conditional discharge A 22-year-old Pembroke man has been given a 12-month conditional discharge for possessing marijuana and MDMA. Tyrone Oswald Jr pleaded guilty to the charges, which stem from an arrest on October 7, 2016, when he appeared in Magistrates Court on April 5. The court heard

Bermuda

US expert talks on drug addiction

Source: The Royal Gazette | US expert talks on drug addiction Drug addiction affects everyone in a family, holding all those in that family hostage, a visiting expert told audiences who attended a recent series of workshops. Jerry Moe, National Director of Childrens Programmes at the Hazeldon Betty Ford Center, was brought to the island

Bermuda

BFIS interns start three-week programme

Source: The Royal Gazette | BFIS interns start three-week programme The annual BFIS Bermuda Summer Intern programme, now in its sixteenth year, started this week for six undergraduate students who will spend the next three weeks, through June 9, learning about the Bermuda insurance industry in depth from how to form an insurance company to

Bermuda

Enstar CFO to step down at year-end

Source: The Royal Gazette | Enstar CFO to step down at year-end Mark Smith, the chief financial officer of island-based Enstar Group, will step down from his role at the end of this year. Guy Bowker, Enstars chief accounting officer and deputy CFO, will succeed Mr Smith in the CFO role from the start of

Bermuda

Emmissions Testing Centre closed

Source: The Royal Gazette | Emmissions Testing Centre closed The Bermuda Emissions Controls Rockaway Satellite Testing Centre in Southampton will be closed again today, due to staff shortages. Officials will determine if there will be sufficient manpower to open the facility on Thursday, said a Government spokesman.

St. Lucia

SLP Lauds Protest March

Source: The Voice | SLP Lauds Protest March THE Opposition St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has described the turnout at last Wednesday’s protest march in Castries as “testimony … The post SLP Lauds Protest March appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

St. Lucia

Product Development Key – SLHTA Prez

Source: The Voice | Product Development Key – SLHTA Prez PRESIDENT of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), SanovnikDestang, said local and international guests at hotels are becoming … The post Product Development Key – SLHTA Prez appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Barbados

The DLP’s wrong medicine

Source: Barbados Today | The DLP’s wrong medicine Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Christopher Sinckler will soon give what many Barbadians hope will be his very last budget presentation. The jury is out on whether Sinckler, with his broad shoulders and knack for political drama, ought to carry the blame for the numerous shortcomings

Barbados

Crafter uses paper to unleash creativity

Source: Nation Newspaper | Crafter uses paper to unleash creativity AT A TIME when e-cards are becoming increasingly popular, there is a “paper crafter” who delights in making something that you can hold. Elizabeth Blackman has turned her hobby into a business and…

Barbados

Licensing Authority system unavailable

Source: Barbados Today | Licensing Authority system unavailable The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is advising the public that the Licensing Authority system will be unavailable from 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, to facilitate maintenance of the servers. The BRA said residents should arrange their business accordingly. Normal operations are expected to resume from Friday,

Bermuda

AXIS To Continue Sponsoring Girls Cricket

Source: Bernews | AXIS To Continue Sponsoring Girls Cricket The Bermuda Cricket Board announced that Axis Capital has confirmed its support of girl’s cricket in Bermuda. Axis’s assistance will include: An all-girls U11 team, Axis Angels competing in the HIscox U11 League An all-girls U8 team, Little Angels, competing in the Tokio MR U8 league Support and

St. Lucia

REGIONAL: Expedia expands to Cuba

Source: St. Lucia News Online | REGIONAL: Expedia expands to Cuba The post REGIONAL: Expedia expands to Cuba appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. The Expedia group, the world’s largest online travel agency, announced today their expansion to the Cuban market that will allow Cuban hoteliers to sell inventory through global Expedia group sites

Guyana

Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89

Source: iNews Guyana | Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89 Sir Roger Moore has died at the age of 89 following “a short but brave battle with cancer” (Getty Images) (BBC) Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died aged 89, his family has announced. He played the

Guyana

Haitians granted six-month stay in the US

Source: Guyana Chronicle | Haitians granted six-month stay in the US [BBC] – The Trump administration has granted a six-month extension to nearly 60,000 Haitians who were offered temporary protection in the US after a devastating earthquake in 2010. The extension will allow them to remain in the US until January 2018. But a DHS official

Haiti

Haiti – Security : Bad weather, evaluation tour in the Nippes

Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : Bad weather, evaluation tour in the Nippes Max Rudolph Saint-Albin, Minister of the Interior, accompanied by members of his Cabinet, local authorities and notables, made Saturday 20 Sunday 21 May a tour of assessment of the situation, following the bad weather conditions in recent days…

Guyana

Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89

Source: Guyana Chronicle | Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89 [BBC] – Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died aged 89, his family has announced. He played the famous spy in seven Bond films including Live and Let Die and the Spy Who Loved Me. Sir Roger’s family

Barbados

The dysfunction in our schools

Source: Barbados Today | The dysfunction in our schools While typing this, tears are building. I didn’t want to comment but this is too heavy on my heart to stay silent. As a husband, father, Barbadian and educator, my heart grieves for my country. What Barbados and the world saw of the recent beating of