Source: Bahamas Weekly | Happy New Year from TheBahamasWeekly.com Wishing you all the best in 2017! Even though life presented us with various obstacles and hurdles in 2016, we can all be proud that we managed to overcome and cross the bridge to another new year. Like a wave that lifts us, and carries us
Archives for December 2016
Source: Barbados Today | One detained following altercation Police have detained one person following an altercation in Bridgetown this afternoon. The incident, involving multiple young men, occurred on Tudor Street around 4:00 p.m. Law enforcement officers were summoned to the scene and took one of the young men into custody. It was not immediately clear
Source: Cana News | FOOTBALL-FRIENDLY-RESULT T&T beat Nicaragua 3-1 MANAGUA, Nicaragua, Dec 31, CMC – Trinidad and Tob… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Cana News | CARIBBEAN-DEVELOPMENT-IDB approved billions for projects in the Caribbean in 2016 WASHINGTON, Dec 31, CMC – The Inter-American Devel… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Bernews | Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2016 2016 was Flora Duffy’s year – not only on the international triathlon circuit, where she claimed multiple world titles — but also on our Instagram page, where images showcasing Ms Duffy’s accomplishments made up 30% of our top ten most liked photos for the entire
Source: Barbados Today | 2016 – A year of highs and lows for the Caribbean by Peter Richards BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Caribbean tourism remained on a high in 2016, but with threats such as Brexit and correspondent banking lurking dangerously close to its doorstep, the performance of the region’s economies remained at a worrying low.
Source: Nation Newspaper | Serena to play in New Zealand AUCKLAND – Newly-engaged Serena Williams touched down in Auckland on Friday and quickly made her way to the court to hit some balls ahead of the start of her 2017 season. The 22-times grand slam singles…
Source: Bahamas Weekly | InternationalExpertsForumBahamas.com launched for 12+ Speaker event in Freeport Freeport, Grand Bahama Island – Mackey Media Ltd is pleased to announce the launch of the internationalexpertsforumbahamas.com registration and information website for residents interested in attending the one-day International Experts Forum scheduled to take place Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Grand Lucayan
Source: Barbados Today | Bajan artistes win big Hypasounds, King Bubba, De Red Boyz and Dwain Dwaintrobus Antrobus have ended 2016 in fine style. The four all copped top awards at the 2016 International Soca Awards held in Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday night. Hypasounds copped the award for Best Uptempo Song; King Bubba for
Source: Havana Times | Venezuela’s Tooth Fairy (ratoncito Perez) Ever since I arrived at the office where I met Rafael, I was warned that people here steal. However, I was very surprised that a place which was connected to such an important government figure would hire people who engaged in this illicit activity.
Source: Barbados Today | Roseann’s trade Roseann Hunte is proud of her family history of selling produce as street vendors. So much so that she proclaims “this is in me,” referring to her upbringing by her Vincentian parents. When a Barbados TODAY team caught up with Hunte at the Jackson, St Michael roundabout this week,
Source: Havana Times | Modern Advertising in Havana, Cuba Only a few hours are left until the New Year and in several points of the busy 23rd avenue in the capital, its inhabitants are taken aback by the light of the smart slates that promote products of the state and private market.
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Latest homicide: Man shot in vehicle ending up in water at Saunders Beach Police are appealing to the public for information to assist in their investigations into the country’s latest murder of a male that occurred on Saturday 31st December 2016. Reports are that around 2:30am, a man had just pulled
Source: Cana News | TRINIDAD-ENERGY-Chamber says 2016 was an extremely difficult year for energy sector PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Dec 31, CMC – The Energy … You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: The St. Lucia Star | Eye Spy ~ If Wishes Were Horses (what pun?) Dear Reader, please consider the following statement and the reaction, then decide for yourself whether or not we have finally reached the bottom of the proverbial cesspool or are on our way to the stars. The expressed concern came from
Source: The Royal Gazette | Undeniable boost to the island The recently reported October 2016 decline in retail sales figures demonstrates the strength of the Louis Vuitton World series. Mike Winfield, the Americas Cup Bermuda chief executive officer, highlights that the figures showing a 4. 9 per cent decline from last October to this year,
Source: The Royal Gazette | April Ag Show makes welcome return The Bermuda Agriculture Exhibition returns after a one-year hiatus and is welcomed back like a long-lost friend. Grounds at the Botanical Grounds are packed to capacity for the revived event, which includes traditional favourites such as farmyard animals, highly trained horses and dogs, botanical
Source: The Royal Gazette | March blocking the way A protest on the House of Assembly grounds ends with Government pledging to introduce the proposed Pathways to Status legislation in stages rather than as an omnibus bill. Earlier in the month, smaller protests take place on East Broadway and on the House of Assembly grounds.
Source: The Royal Gazette | Slingsby breaks duck in record fashion For someone who doesnt like offshore racing very much, Tom Slingsby, the Oracle Team USA tactician and sailing team manager, has a strange way of showing it. For the past several Christmas breaks, Slingsby has raced in one of the offshore classics the Sydney
Source: The Royal Gazette | The business year in review Among the big business stories of 2016 were multibillion dollar insurance mergers, the long-awaited start of a major new hotel project, a gradually strengthening economy and the fallout from surprising votes on both sides of the Atlantic that will have implications for the island for
Source: The Royal Gazette | June a time of division and change Two referendums take place that impact Bermudas future, with residents only having a say in one of them. While the island is failing to answer the question of whether we should allow same-sex marriages and civil unions, Britain is voting to withdraw from
Source: The Royal Gazette | July a towering inferno This month will be long remembered for the devastating Front Street fire. Sweeping through a three-storey building in the heart of Hamilton, the fire ravaged a host of local businesses in the early hours of July 21. Fortunately no one was injured, however, the fire did
Source: The Royal Gazette | August a month of highs and lows News broke early on that mother-of-three Kiahna Trott-Edwards would face retrial for her murder conviction in the death of 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal. The 33-year-old was found guilty of striking the teenager on the head with a baseball bat following a confrontation outside her
Source: The Royal Gazette | September lack of trust in islands leaders Two topics dominated the headlines in September politics and childrens issues. Early on in the month Family Centre issued a rallying call for the communitys help in tackling a disturbing rise in child neglect reports on the island. Referrals for child neglect rose
Source: The Royal Gazette | The right Duff 2016 was Floras year It is unlikely there has been a Bermudian athlete to have experienced a year quite as glorious as Flora Duffys 2016. Certainly from a Bermudian sporting perspective, the past 12 months have well and truly belonged to Duffy who captured a trio of
Source: The Royal Gazette | December the season of….. The month of peace and goodwill started off with precious little of it in evidence in Bermuda, with the island once again rocked by protests and violence. Police officers and protesters alike were injured at the beginning of the month when an unlawful barricading of Parliament
Source: The Royal Gazette | October a stormy month After a three-week trial, Shantoine Prinston Burrows, 25, was found guilty of the murder of Rickai Swan at Southampton Rangers Sports Club. Earlier in the court proceedings prosecutors told a jury how Burrows, dressed in dark clothing and wearing a dark helmet, opened fire on Mr
Source: The Royal Gazette | November infighting and resignations rock PLP The islands political system was rocked early in November with several high-profile resignations within the Progressive Labour Party. Starting on November 5, Marc Bean, the PLP leader, declared his retirement from politics after what some would describe as a rocky tenure. The 42-year-old, who
Source: The Royal Gazette | Benjamins sure Cup is worthwhile Hes got a head for figures and the sums stack up for Dane Benjamin, who is sure Bermuda is onto a good thing with the Americas Cup. Benjamin, who works in the finance department at West End Development Corporation, said I am just grateful that
Source: Nation Newspaper | Puffy rocks Ham Jam crowd ISLAND ROOTS BROUGHT the ham while 2016 Redbull Thre3style champion DJ Puffy provided the jam for an exuberant crowd on Wednesday night at Copacabana. The Ham Jam Christmas Beach Party was Island Roots’…
Source: Dominican Today | Site of historical battles, southern province now turns to tourism Azua, Dominican Republic.- Azua, a province better
Source: Dominican Today | After historical battles, Azua province now turns to tourism Azua, Dominican Republic.- Azua, a province better
Source: Nation Newspaper | A cross section of Brits honoured by Queen LONDON – Olympic athlete Mo Farah, tennis star Andy Murray, actor Mark Rylance, comedian Ken Dodd and Kinks musician Ray Davies have been knighted in Queen Elizabeth’s New Year’s Honours List. Spice…
Source: Cana News | CARIBBEAN-HEALTH-PAHO says Zika spread rapidly in 2016 WASHINGTON, Dec 31, CMC – The Pan American Health … You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Barbados Today | More action, less talk! By the time you read this column, it will most likely be the last day of the year. For me, 2016 has been a great year and everywhere I go, I hear people declaring that 2017 will be an awesome year. I totally believe that as well.
Source: Barbados Today | IRAQ: 28 dead as twin bombs rip through market At least 28 people have died in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, in a double bombing claimed by so-called Islamic State (IS). The explosions happened one after another in the busy al-Sinak market. More than 50 people were injured. Police said a roadside
Source: Barbados Today | 1980 Barbados team set record Discussing successful Barbados first-class teams and the record number of 22 titles in the past half-century of regional Competitions just cannot and will not go away overnight. Many of those who were fortunate to be at Kensington Oval on Wednesday, December 21 for the delightful function
Source: Dominican Today | Hillary and Bill Clinton to spend New Year in Punta Cana United States past presidential hopeful,United States past presidential hopeful,
Source: Nation Newspaper | Rousey gone in 48 seconds LAS VEGAS – Ronda Rousey’s effort to reclaim her UFC bantamweight title ended in spectacular failure as champion Amanda Nunes stopped her after just 48 seconds of the first round of their title fight at…
Source: Barbados Today | 50 worries for 2017 Here are 50 things to worry about for the coming year. 1. Trump 2. More taxes 3. Fewer jobs 4. Tax relief for bribe-givers 5. Fifty years ago, we abolished pit toilets; now we have crap coming up through the manholes. Look for a crap tax coming
Source: Jamaica Star | <a href=”/article/news/20161231/bad-weed-made-me-do-it-man-blames-herb-destroying-door”>’Bad weed made me do it’ … man blames herb for destroying door</a> ‘Bad weed made me do it’
Source: Jamaica Star | <a href=”/article/news/20161231/marcus-garvey-fully-reopened-temporarily”>Marcus Garvey fully reopened temporarily </a> Marcus Garvey fully reopened temporarily
Source: Jamaica Star | <a href=”/article/news/20161231/under-300-target-missed-fewer-crash-fatalities-2016″>Under 300 target missed … but fewer crash fatalities in 2016</a> Under 300 target missed
Source: Jamaica Star | <a href=”/article/news/20161231/manchester-woman-hospitalised-after-stabbing”>Manchester woman hospitalised after stabbing</a> Manchester woman hospitalised – after stabbing
Source: Nation Newspaper | Greek ambassador killed by wife’s lover RIO DE JANEIRO – A Rio de Janeiro policeman confessed to murdering Greece’s ambassador to Brazil in what investigators on Friday called a “cowardly act” carried out at the direction of the diploma’s Brazilian…
Source: iWitness News | Seatbelt might have saved other student in crash in which driver died Persons who responded to the car crash in Chateaubelair that claimed the life of the driver, 19-year-old college student Onixcy Hamilton, noted one significant difference between him and his passenger — who survived the crash: seatbelt use. (Scroll for
Source: Barbados Today | Crystal’s rollercoaster year 2016 has been a rollercoaster year for calypsonian Crystal Cummins-Beckles. She has experienced insurmountable highs, but she has also had to deal with some difficult lows that threatened to halt her participation in any Crop Over related activity. She placed fourth in the Pic-O-De-Crop competition; she had a
Source: Dominican Today | Medina to attend Puerto Rico Governor’s inaugural Monday Santo Domingo.- President Danilo Medina will
Source: Cana News | JAMAICA-FINANCE-Gaming industry stakeholders to benefit from new tax regime KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec 31, CMC – Gaming industry s… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Barbados Today | 2016 – Prominent Bajan goodbyes Barbados said goodbye to several prominent citizens during the course of 2016 with almost every sector receiving a visit from the so-called Grim Reaper. A leading educator, a cricket icon and broadcaster, a legal luminary and a top crime fighter were among those who passed from
Source: Dominican Today | Dominican Republic bank robbers also sought ‘instability’ Santo Domingo.- National Police director Nelson
Source: Nation Newspaper | Visitor dies after fall from scaffolding POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING the death of a 26-year-old American man which occurred after 7 last night. According to the media release, the visitor was at Indian Pond, St Joseph working on a stage and…
Source: Cayman Eye News | Cayman Islands Premier’s New Year Message 2017 2017 New Year’s Message By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA As we clear away the torn wrapping paper, take down the decorations and swear to go on a diet after the indulgences of the Christmas season, the start of the New
Source: Cayman Eye News | 85 Cuban migrants currently on Grand Cayman awaiting repatriation Update on Cuban Migrants The 34 Cuban migrants who landed in Cayman Brac over the holiday weekend, were transferred to Grand Cayman on Thursday, December 29 2016. The Department of Immigration, with the assistance of other law enforcement agencies, also repatriated
Source: Cana News | ST. VINCENT-ACCIDENT-Student killed in early morning car accident KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Dec 31, CMC – A 19-year-ol… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Barbados Today | Newsmaker of the year 2016 – Akanni McDowall Unfit or not, suitably qualified or not to lead, trade unionist Akanni McDowall certainly held the Freundel Stuart administration by its cojones in 2016, as he courageously fought to restore confidence in a seemingly dying trade union movement. But even with its back
Source: Nation Newspaper | High hopes for business MINISTER of Small Business Development Donville Inniss is optimistic there will be “better business” in 2017 for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. Sharing his outlook in an interview with…
Source: Cana News | JAMAICA-TOURISM-Jamaica developing health tourism sector KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec 31, CMC – Jamaica says it i… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Barbados Today | American visitor dies after falling 20 feet Police are investigating the unnatural death of a 26-year-old American visitor, which occurred around 7:20 last night at Indian Pond, St Joseph. The visitor, whose name has not been released, reportedly arrived here on Monday and was apparently working on a stage and lighting
Source: The St. Lucia Star | On the Passing of the Giant, Sir Dwight Venner Former Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Sir K. Dwight Venner will be laid to rest on January 4, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Castries. He having been so significant a
Source: The St. Lucia Star | WHAT’S NEW YEARS EVE IF NOT A TIME TO DREAM? We enjoy a different kind of New Year ball in Saint Lucia but the consequences are similar to those that accompany the lowering of the ball in New York and in celebrations elsewhere. dropcap]S[/dropcap]o it’s New Year’s Eve. Time to
Source: The St. Lucia Star | Ring in 2017 with Ultimate Vision Box Party! Dr. Robyn Charlery White is encouraging the public to support this engaging and innovative initiative as a positive step into the New Year. If you’re looking for something to do that will really start your New Year on the right track,
Source: Bernews | Shipping Schedule: Week Starting December 31 The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday December 31st.On Monday the Sampogracht general cargo ship is expected, on Tuesday the Gaia Leader vehicles carrier will arrive, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled to arrive.The
Source: Nation Newspaper | Haiti election results delayed again PORT AU PRINCE – Electoral officials in Haiti have delayed the publication of the final, certified results of last month’s disputed presidential election Late Wednesday the authorities announced that…
Source: The St. Lucia Star | A-M-U-S-I-N-G-S – Mandarin A-M u s i n g sMusings are thoughts, the thoughtful kind. For the purpose of these articles, a-musings are thoughts that might amuse, entertain and even enlighten. Lately I have been turning my attention towards Mandarin, would you believe it, partly because I love a
Source: Barbados Today | Prescod out front in chess tourney After four of the seven rounds in the Barbados Under 20 national chess championship, one player leads with a maximum of four points from as many games, the number one seed in the tournament, Bryan Prescod of the University of the West Indies. Prescod can
Source: Cana News | BARBADOS-UNEMPLOYMENT-Barbados records slight decline in unemployment BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Dec 31, CMC – Barbados recor… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Cana News | CARIBBEAN-DEATH-World Bank pays tribute to late former governor of Eastern Caribbean Central Bank WASHINGTON, Dec 31, CMC – The World Bank has descr… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: The St. Lucia Star | DSH: Only racetrack deal sealed! Prime Minister Allen Chastanet (front left), with DSH personnel to his left, at the signing of the framework in July. Maybe with Christmas in the air MPs on both sides of the aisle had decided at last Tuesday’s House session to keep their guns
Source: Bernews | Chef Donates 16 From Annual Charity Event The third annual Chiko’s Smokey Rub Christmas Charity event took place last Friday, with the event successfully feeding over 700 people while also raising $2,516 to assist a woman battling cancer.“It was a chilly but overall great evening,” Chef Chiko said. “There was great entertainment
Source: Cana News | BERMUDA-HONOURS-Jamaican-born retired judge awarded OBE HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec 31, CMC — Retired Jamaica… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Cana News | TRINIDAD-LABOUR-Oil company warns strike will further cripple economy PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Dec 31, CMC – The state-o… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Bernews | 20 Most Viewed Bernews Tweets Of The Year Bernews shared a wide array of news, photos, videos and stories on Twitter this year, with the 20 most viewed tweets, as measured by impressions, for the year including tweets featuring students Dejanee Hill-Edwards, Imani Smith and Sinae Smith; Coach Andrew Bascome, a rainbow,
Source: The St. Lucia Star | The Elephant Is Dead . . . Long Live The Elephant! None so blind as those who will not see political pachyderms in the House! I’ve often wondered why successive governors general and prime ministers so often see the need to remind us that we are a special breed,
Source: Nation Newspaper | Putin praised by Trump for not retaliating PALM BEACH/MOSCOW – United States President-elect Donald Trump on Friday praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for refraining from retaliation in a dispute over spying and cyber attacks, in another…
Source: The St. Lucia Star | The STAR Newspaper For Saturday December 31 2016 – Photo Of The Week The post The STAR Newspaper For Saturday December 31 2016 – Photo Of The Week appeared first on The St. Lucia STAR.
Source: The Daily Herald | Person of the Year: Prosecutor’s Office The Person of the Year for this newspaper has always been about direct impact on the community. The Prosecutor’s Office also produced many headlines in 2016, making it its business to tie up loose ends and declaring war on the “status quo” regarding especially
Source: Bernews | Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Dec 30 2016 December 30 saw 3,000 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $13,200.00 BD.3,000 shares were traded by Argus Group Holdings Ltd, closing down 4.3% at $4.40 per share.The BSX finished at 1,923.79, down 0.21% on the day. There were 0 advances, 2 declines, and 60 remained unchanged.The
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Source: The Daily Herald | Corallo still awaits extradition to Italy ~ Corallo known as King of Slots in Italy ~ PHILIPSBURG–With the news of the arrest of millionaire Francesco Corallo in St. Maarten on December 13 traveling, international media outlets have been investigating and revealing several facts about the casino boss and his associates.
Source: The Daily Herald | Regulation on car window tint to be implemented January 1 MARIGOT–Commandant of the motorcycle brigade of the Gendarmerie Christophe Schalbretter, disclosed that as of January 1, 2017, cars will be prohibited from the French side roads if transparency of the tint on the windows is less than seventy per cent.
Source: The Daily Herald | 849 new businesses registered, 111 sole proprietors close doors PHILIPSBURG–A total of 849 new businesses, 259 sole proprietorships and 461 limited liability companies were registered by St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce (COCI) and Industry in 2016. On the downside, 111 mostly sole proprietorships closed their doors.
Source: Barbados Today | Drug accused released on bail A 34-year-old landscaper, who is accused of four drug offences, was Friday released on bail. Antonio Tennerson Seale of St Stephen’s Landing Scheme, Black Rock, St Michael is charged with possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and cultivation of cannabis. He was not required to enter
Source: Antigua Observer | Lawyer says PM threatened Wehner The attorney representing the United Progressive Party (UPP) caretaker for St George Constituency has interpreted Prime Minister Gaston Browne’s warning to George Wehner as “a threat that is understood”, though not explicit.Leon Chaku Symister accused Browne of having an “agenda of painting a picture of George
Source: Antigua Observer | Fort Road Stun Scorpions As United Held To Scoreless Draw Fort Road FC stunned Freeman’s Village in the Football Association’s First Division on Thursday, recording a comprehensive 5-1 victory over the promotion contenders when they clashed in Fort Road.Ezekiel Thomas (penalty), Akeem Michael, Brandon Coates, Keegan James and Joumal Semper all
Source: Antigua Observer | Call for men to help end domestic violence Men in the twin island are being urged to step up to the plate and be good examples to young boys by teaching them that violence against women is not to be tolerated.In a press release following the killing of 53-year-old Judith Wilson
Source: Antigua Observer | Saintfiet hopeful despite Nicaragua defeat MANAGUA, Nicaragua (CMC) – Newly appointed Trinidad and Tobago head coach, Tom Saintfiet, says he is not daunted despite presiding over a defeat to Nicaragua in his first game in charge.T&T went down 2-1 to the hosts in an international friendly on Tuesday – their first
Source: Antigua Observer | Goodbye 2016 An Op-Ed in the New York Times a few days ago was titled, 2016. Worst. Year. Ever? Despite the question mark, we were curious to find out why the writer would have wondered aloud, on paper, whether the year, just about to end, was worse than any other.As far
Source: Antigua Observer | Serena engaged to Reddit co-founder Serena Williams has used the social media platform Reddit to announce that she is engaged to its co-founder, Alexis Ohanian.The tennis star made the announcement in the form of a poem.She said he took her to Rome, where they first met, to propose to her —
Source: Antigua Observer | Serious hamstring injury rules Bravo out of Big Bash MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC) – West Indies all-rounder, Dwayne Bravo, will require surgery on his injured hamstring, ruling him out of the remainder of Melbourne Renegades’ campaign in the Big Bash League here.The 33 year old fell awkwardly as he attempted to field
Source: Antigua Observer | No word from Nibbs and Browne ‘till next year The two ministers of government who were not present at the Cabinet’s end-of-year report to the nation have told the public that they will recount 2016’s performance and reveal their 2017’s plans once the New Year arrives.The Minister of Agriculture Land Fisheries
Source: Antigua Observer | Samuel-Whitlock: 100K-visitor arrival comes a bit late While tourism officials are celebrating Antigua’s 100,000th over-night visitor, former United States Director of Tourism Derede Samuel Whitlock said this milestone should have occurred sooner.Jean Larsen and her partner Denis Murphy, from the US, were hosted at the V C Bird International Airport yesterday
Source: Antigua Observer | Walcott, Ahye land top awards PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Olympic javelin star Keshorn Walcott and sprinter Michelle Lee Ahye have been voted Trinidad and Tobago’s top sports-persons of the year.The 23-year-old Walcott was rewarded for his bronze medal at the Rio Olympics, where he threw 83.45 metres to reach
Source: Amandala News | Three men shot Thursday night BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 29, 2016–A man, his nephew and their male friend came under heavy gunfire tonight on Belize City’s southside. Information to Amandala is that Winston Bowen, a mechanic, his nephew, Quincy Smith; and their friend, Robert Garnett, […]
Source: Amandala News | UDP’s Fonso charged for death of Gilbert “Thready” Myers BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 29, 2016–Alfonso Noble, host of the Fus Thing Da Mawnin talk show on Wave Radio/TV and editor of the Guardian newspaper, propaganda organs of the ruling United Democratic Party (UDP), spent Christmas Day and Boxing Day […]
Source: Amandala News | Confusion over reopening of school BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 29, 2016–Many parents and teachers have been pressing to definitively find out when school will reopen, in the face of conflicting messages coming from two camps: the Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU) saying, on the one […]
Source: Amandala News | Come January 1, 2017, it’s another KREM New Year’s Day Cycling Classic BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 29, 2016–It will be a sporting weekend extravaganza, as the old year ends on Saturday night, New Year’s Eve, with the Premier League of Belize (PLB) 2016-2017 Opening Season championship finals in Belmopan – Bandits
Source: Amandala News | Newlywed’s hopes dashed by fatal RTA BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 29, 2016–Tressa Ramclam-Alfaro, who just married Josue Alfaro, 38, on Christmas Eve, is overcome with grief after having lost her husband on her birthday. Tressa told Amandala that Josue, the father of her eight-month-old son, was […]
Source: Amandala News | Team playing vs core principles The War of 1812 was a military conflict that lasted from June 1812 to February 1815, fought between the United States and the United Kingdom, its North American colonies, and its Native American allies. Historians in the United States see […]
Source: Amandala News | From the Publisher en Español TRUMP PIDE MÁS ARMAS NUCLEARES (Extracto de un artículo de Tom Vanden Brook en USA TODAY del 23 al 26 de diciembre de 2016) WASHINGTON – El presidente electo, Donald Trump, criticó el jueves el estado del arsenal nuclear de […]
Source: Amandala News | 8 dead in 12 days as RTAs spike BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 29, 2016–Whereas the increase in murders this year has been a grave concern, there is growing distress tonight—amid the festive season—over a spate of road traffic fatalities that have cut several young lives short. Over the […]
Source: Amandala News | Jugador en equipo versus principios básicos La guerra de 1812 fue un conflicto militar que duró desde junio de 1812 hasta febrero de 1815, peleada entre los Estados Unidos y el Reino Unido, sus colonias norteamericanas y sus aliados nativos americanos. Los historiadores de los Estados […]
Source: Amandala News | Ready Call workers up in arms BURRELL BOOM, Belize District, Thurs. Dec. 29, 2016–Employees at the Ready Call Center (RCC), who number roughly 300, are reportedly up in arms after they received a memo on Tuesday demanding that they work on every public and bank holiday […]
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Arrive Three Hours Ahead for US and Int’l Flights at LPIA Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) will ring in 2017 with high passenger counts. Monday, January 2, 2017 is expected to be the busiest day of the holiday season with more than 14,100 persons projected to move through the terminals. In
Source: St. John Source | Beach Advisory for December 26-30 The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public
Source: Nation Newspaper | Lessons from Montserrat for Pic contest NEW CALYPSO QUEEN of the region Chrystal Cummins Beckles-Holder has called for changes to Barbados’ national competition to make the judging process more transparent. Beckles-Holder, known by the stage…
Source: Nation Newspaper | Make disaster control a priority ONLY ONE of the nine countries that had agreed to implement the 2010 Model Comprehensive Disaster Legislation had done so. Jamaica, the only country to enact the new legislation, is followed by British…
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Minister recalls community giants at Eight Mile Rock administrative complex ground-breaking EIGHT MILE ROCK, The Bahamas – During Ground-Breaking Ceremonies for a new Administrative Complex in Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama, Minister of Tourism and Member of Parliament for West Grand Bahama and Bimini, the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe said he was
Source: Island Sun | Seven Juveniles Charged With Burglarising Primary School More arrests likely Friday, December 30 – Police have charged seven juveniles, including two females, after they admitted to illegally entering the Francis Lettsome Primary School in Greenland at least three times over the holiday weekend resulting widespread property damage. Four of the seven
Source: Barbados Today | New year, new outlook The completion of Wildey, Astro Turf is always at the top of Barbados Football Association’s (BFA) agenda but President Randy Harris and his board have other plans for the development of football come 2017. It is no secret the association will have a new technical director and
Source: Barbados Today | SYRIA – Ceasefire holding BEIRUT — A nationwide Syrian ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey that went into effect at midnight held Friday despite minor violations, marking a potential breakthrough in a conflict that has disregarded high-level peace initiatives for over five years. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported
Source: Barbados Today | TRINIDAD – Help for family PORT OF SPAIN –– Housing Minister Randall Mitchell has responded to an appeal for guidance by the poverty-stricken family presented with a Christmas gift of a Housing Development Corporation (HDC) housing unit in Freeport on Christmas Eve. Vendors Neesha Wattley, 26, her husband, Chris Rambhal, 28, and
Source: The Reporter | Special Senate Committee preparing for first meeting of 2017 By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Senate Special Select Committee, formed to investigate incidents of wrong doing cited in the Auditor General’s Special Audit Report of the Immigration and Nationality Department, has set the date for its next meeting. According to an
Source: The Daily Herald | St. Maarten Midday Weather Forecast for Friday PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN DATE ISSUED: Friday, December 30, 2016 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) December 31, 2016 WEATHER: This Afternoon: Partly cloudy with a passing shower possible. Tonight through Saturday midday: Partly Cloudy to
Source: The Reporter | Prime Minister gives New Year’s message By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Prime Minister Dean Barrow, issued his New Year’s message to Belizeans this week, highlighting the challenges and successes of 2016, along with a glimpse of what Belizeans can expect in 2017. In his message, Barrow highlighted the declines in the
Source: Channel 5 Belize | 3 Shot in Belize City; Gang Associations May be to Blame While shy of the record set four years ago, the count of one hundred and thirty-six murders as of this evening is still a heavy toll. Eastern Division South, according to its commander Assistant Commissioner of Police Chester Williams,
Source: Channel 5 Belize | Frank Young Charged in Murder of David Andrews Frank Young Eastern Division South police have arrested and charged twenty-year-old Frank Young for the murder of nineteen-year-old David Andrews. Andrews was shot dead on Raccoon Street a week ago tonight, after receiving a phone call and going to meet a friend
Source: Channel 5 Belize | Coast Guard Crashed Vehicle Near Store Traffic accidents have not been limited to the highways and by-ways. On Wednesday night in Belize City, a driver said to be an officer of the Belize Coast Guard lost control of his Jeep four-door SUV while taking a curve and wound up crashing
Source: Channel 5 Belize | Police Re-Organize Patrols in Eastern Division South; New Wheels Will Help Chester Williams The Eastern Division’s South region, long used to being the neglected step-child of the Police Department, finally got a major “come-up” with the recent distribution of vehicles to the Department a few weeks ago. Many of those
Source: Channel 5 Belize | Revisiting Greatest Unsolved Murder Mystery – “Belizean Jack the Ripper” 2016 is drawing to a close as one of the bloodiest years in recent times. Most murders remain unsolved as did a string of homicides that occurred between 1998 and 2000, which we revisit tonight. As many as five primary
Source: Channel 5 Belize | San Pedro Man Charged for Drug Trafficking Moises Roberto Soriano Fifty-five-year-old Moises Roberto Soriano of Pescador Drive, San Pedro Town, is out on bail after being caught in possession of cocaine on the island. Soriano pleaded not guilty before Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer and was released on bail of three
Source: Channel 5 Belize | Retiree’s Friend Set Him Up to be Robbed Omar Delgado An ex-pat in San Pedro Town has been robbed by a pair of men whom he thought were his friends. Sixty-five-year-old Gary Hamilton, a retiree of Sea Grape Drive, told police that on Wednesday night he was socializing with Omar
Source: Channel 5 Belize | Jorge Montero Jailed for Stefanie Lupp Burglary Jorge Montero Forty-eight-year-old Jorge Montero, a former employee of Priority Security, appeared unrepresented this morning in the courtroom of Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer to answer to a single charge of burglary. It is alleged that on December twenty-sixth, the Lord’s Bank resident entered
Source: Channel 5 Belize | P.M. Focuses on Economic Recovery for New Year The Prime Minister’s annual New Year’s message is being aired elsewhere in this newscast. PM Barrow highlights the achievements of his government throughout the course of the calendar year and also sheds light on various socioeconomic challenges. While 2016 has had its
Source: Channel 5 Belize | Social Reform and National Security Also Highlighted Dean Barrow The highlights of the message also include a recap of several achievements by way of social reform, particularly the appointment of the Integrity Commission, the signing of the United Nations Anti-Corruption Convention and a date being set for the Thirteenth Senator
Source: Bernews | Visiting High School & Collegiate Swimmers The National Sports Centre [NSC] is preparing for a winter training camp of 100 visiting swimmers, representing the largest contingent at the pool to utilise the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] sports tourism partnership.About 70 swimmers from Indiana University and 30 from Germantown Academy will train simultaneously
Source: Carib Vision | Caribbean Newsline (December 30) Topping the headlines: Release of official elections results in Haiti postponed Energy sector in crisis in T&T, says official LIALPA wants action against disruptive passenger and in Sports: Dwayne Bravo injured and out of Big Bash Watch the full update here. Source
Source: Cayman News Service | CIG on the ‘right track’, says premier (CNS): The government is on the “right track” Premier Alden McLaughlin said in his New Year message, adding that as 2016 came to an end there was hope for the future as he recapped what he said were the achievements of government this
Source: The Royal Gazette | Wade-Miller leads parade in New Year Honours Retired Puisne Judge Norma Wade-Miller has topped the list of 11 Bermudians to be recognised in the New Years Honours List. Mrs Justice Wade-Miller was appointed Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for her decades of service to the
Source: Nation Newspaper | Weekend Buzz December 30, 2016 In the Weekend Buzz: See just what patrons enjoyed at Seventh Heaven and the Ham and Jam Christmas Party. Listen as Alison Hinds slowed things down for a special Christmas performance. Find…
Source: The Royal Gazette | BSX closes the year 47 up The Royal GazetteBSX Index closed the trading year with a gain of 47. 5 per cent. The index fell 4 points yesterday to end 2016 on 1,923. 79 up an impressive 619. 73 points over the past 12 months. The only domestic-board stock to
Source: Nation Newspaper | 375 road fatalities in Jamaica for year so far ROAD FATALITIES, as of yesterday, stood at 375 — seven fewer than the previous year. However, Kenute Hare, director for the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport and Mining, said there’s nothing…
Source: The Royal Gazette | Man seriously injured in collision A Hamilton Parish man has reportedly suffered serious injuries in a collision in Smiths this afternoon. According to a police spokesman, emergency services were dispatched to the scene of a crash near the junction of Store Hill and North Shore Road at about 3. 45pm.
Source: Bernews | 2016 Queen’s New Year’s Honours List Revealed Her Majesty the Queen has recognized a number of Bermudians in her annual New Year’s Honours List, with Norma Wade-Miller, Bishop Ewen Ratteray, Debbie Ray-Rivers, Jon Brunson, Sandra Butterfield, Patrina O’Connor , Larry Ebbin, Judie Clee, Roger Sherratt, Randolph Mordecai Ratteray, and Rodney Smith Jr.
Source: Bernews | Acting Minister: ‘One Set Of Rules For Everyone’ The decision on Rev. Tweed’s work permit “is the right one for Bermuda” as it is “anchored to a principle that all Bermudians can support and uphold, and that is one set of rules for everyone,” Acting Minister of Immigration Cole Simons said.Minister Simons
Source: Bernews | 30 Minute Video: ZBM Evening News For Dec 30 With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and
Source: Bernews | Weather Forecast For Saturday December 31 Saturday, December 31 is expected to be partly cloudy, with the high to be near 17°C/63°F and the low to be near 15°C/58°F, according to Weather Underground.Winds are expected to be NW. The relative humidity is expected to be near 53%.Sunrise will be at 7.20am and
Source: Nation Newspaper | British police say George Michael autopsy ‘inconclusive’, more tests needed THE CAUSE OF singer George Michael’s death this week is unclear after an initial autopsy and more tests are needed, British police said on Friday. British singer Michael, who became one of the pop…
Source: Bernews | 18-Year-Old Man Injured In Two Vehicle Collision [Updated] An 18-year-old man was injured in a collision involving a car and a motorcycle on North Shore Road in Smith’s this afternoon.A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:45pm today, Friday December 30th, police and first responders were dispatched to a reported serious two vehicle collision
Source: Dominican Today | After fatal shootout, Dominican police hunt for more bank robbers Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s law
Source: Dominican Today | After fatal shootout, Dominican Republic hunts more bank robbers Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s law
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Source: Bahamas Weekly | Flying Fish New Year’s Eve: Celebrating 5 Years Happy New Year! Come celebrate with us… This New Year’s Eve, Flying Fish will be offering a very special 5-course tasting menu celebrating 5 years of favourite dishes! Reservations between 5 and 11pm on Saturday, December 31st are now being accepted. $150 per
Source: Bernews | Dutton Avenue Closure Due To NYE Fireworks The Ministry of Public Works is informing motorists that due to the New Year’s Eve fireworks festivities, Dutton Avenue in Pembroke Parish will be closed from the junction of Marsh Folly [Palmetto Road] to the junction of North Street [Parsons Road].“The road closure will start
Source: The Royal Gazette | Road closure ahead of fireworks Dutton Avenue in Pembroke will be closed between Marsh Folly and North Street due to fireworks festivities on New Years Eve. The road closure will start at 4pm tomorrow and remain in place until the fireworks have concluded, the Ministry of Public Works advised today.
Source: Cayman Compass | NEW: 85 Cubans held in Cayman Eighty-five Cubans are currently being held in detention in the Cayman Islands, including 34 who landed in Cayman Brac over the Christmas holiday weekend.
Source: The Royal Gazette | Church attacks work permit refusal The officers of St Pauls African Methodist Episcopal Church have said they are profoundly disheartened by the refusal of a work permit for its pastor, the Reverend Nicholas Tweed. A statement released to the media this afternoon outlined Mr Tweeds achievements and described the decision
Source: The Royal Gazette | Butterfield quashes rumours of hacked ATMs Butterfield Bank today quashed social media rumours its ATM network had been hacked. A spokesman for the banks said We can assure our customers that this statement is false and that it is safe to conduct banking transactions using Butterfield ATMs. He added We
Source: Nation Newspaper | Unemployment rate down for July to September 2016 THE RATE OF unemployment for the third quarter (July to September) of 2016 stood at 10.2 per cent, a decrease of 1.1 percentage points from the rate of 11.3 per cent recorded for the same period in 2015….
Source: Bernews | Video: BIU President On Rev Tweed’s Permit [Updated] The Special General Council meeting is underway at the BIU this afternoon [Dec 30], as members gather to discuss the decision to refuse Rev. Nicholas Tweed’s work permit.Yesterday Home Affairs Minister Patricia Gordon-Pamplin confirmed that Rev Tweed will not be receiving a new work
Source: Cana News | SPORTS-TRINIDAD-Walcott, Ahye land top awards PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Dec 30, CMC – Olympic sta… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Sidney Collie: PLP Hiding from their Horrible 2016 Nassau, Bahamas – Sidney Collie, Chairman of the Free National Movement (FNM), issued the following statement: “How does one know that the embattled Prime Minister and his PLP Government are ending 2016 in a downward spiral? They send out their ‘Delusional’ Chairman, Bradley
Source: Cayman Compass | Premier’s 2017 New Year’s message As we clear away the torn wrapping paper, take down the decorations and swear to go on a diet after the indulgences of the Christmas season, the start of the New Year provides an opportunity for reflection.
Source: Bernews | St Paul Church “Disheartened” By Permit Refusal The Officers and members of St Paul AME Church said they are “profoundly disheartened by the Bermuda Government’s decision to deny our Pastor, the Reverend Nicholas Genevieve Tweed’s work permit renewal” and they “feel utterly betrayed by the Government.”“In 2012, Pastor Nicholas Genevieve Tweed was
Source: Cayman Compass | Opposition Leader’s 2017 New Year’s message My fellow Caymanians, it is with a grateful heart that I address you at the dawn of this New Year.
Source: Antigua Observer | Prominent Lawyer Sides With PM Browne A prominent lawyer has come out on the side of the Prime Minister Gaston Browne, after Browne denied having any discussion with Odebrecht about its illicit activity in Antigua.The allegation against the Prime Minister surfaced in sworn testimony given in Brazil by Luiz Augusto Franca,Franca
Source: Antigua Observer | ODI denies rumours of more than two million ID cards lost PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Dec 30, CMC – The National Office of Identification (ONI) has denied rumours suggesting that it is unable to account for more than two million identification cards.In a statement, the ODI said that the reports had
Source: The Royal Gazette | Progress reported in making TN Tatem safe TN Tatem students will continue studies at Clearwater Middle School after the holidays, with a return to their Warwick premises considered imminent. Students were forced to travel virtually the length of the island to St Davids after mould conditions and other deficiencies at
Source: The Royal Gazette | Union on Tweed decision This is personal Bermuda Industrial Union president Chris Furbert has issued a broadside against the non-renewal of a work permit for the Reverend Nicholas Tweed which will go for discussion before the membership on Tuesday at 9am. The union leader took specific aim at Patricia Gordon-Pamplin,
Source: Dominican Today | A moment for careful reflection Few people understand how great the daily
Source: Nation Newspaper | Third World, Chrisette Michele for Naniki GRAMMY AWARD WINNER Chrisette Michele and reggae icons Third World will hit the stage in Barbados in the new year for the Naniki Music Festival, which takes place January 11 to 15, 2017. The festival,…
Source: Cana News | ANTIGUA-COURT-Prime Minister Browne says he is taking legal against UPP and senior party member ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Dec 30, CMC – Prime Minister … You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Antigua Chronicle | Prime Minister Browne suing UPP and PRO Tabor for libel Prime Minister Gaston Browne is today retaining lawyers to sue Damani Tabor and the United Progressive Party for libel. The libel was contained in a press release issued by Tabor on UPP letterhead paper and in his capacity as Public Relations
Source: Caribbean 360 | Jamaica Expecting 2 Million Cruise Passengers For 2017 The post Jamaica Expecting 2 Million Cruise Passengers For 2017 appeared first on Caribbean360.
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Registration For Sunshine Insurance Marathon Bahamas Relay Up 65% Registration for the Sunshine Insurance Marathon Bahamas (SIMB) relay is trending ahead of the 2015 numbers by 65%. In 2016, the relay was a sold-out event. Marathon Bahamas will be held on January 15, 2017, a day after the 7th annual Susan
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Source: Curacao Chronicle | Central Bank: “Monetary union Curaçao and Sint Maarten WILLEMSTAD – Balance of payments developments. According to estimates of the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten, the deficit on the current account of the balance of payments widened in 2016 compared to 2015 as a result of a drop in net exports
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Source: Cayman News Service | Suspect dealers charged with money laundering (CNS): A couple arrested on suspicion of drug dealing, Tuesday, after they were stopped in a car on the Easterly Tibbetts Highway have been charged with several offences including money laundering. The 35-year-old man from West Bay was charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine, possession,
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Source: Havana Times | Havana’s Alameda de Paula Promenade La Alameda de Paula is a promenade in Havana some 400 meters long running parallel to the Port Avenue. It’s found very close to our national hero Jose Marti’s birthplace, and where the famous Yarini defeated the French Letop in a war of pimps in the
Source: Barbados Today | What constitutes a nuisance You can imagine the amount of burning that took place around Barbados just before the holidays. You would also think that with another Christmas gone, they would have stopped by now. I have no idea what some people can continually find to set fire to in this
Source: Dominican Today | Atomic energy entity builds radioactive waste storage site Sierra Prieta, Dominican Republic.- While the
Source: Cana News | TRINIDAD-LABOUR-OWTU announces strike action at start of New Year PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Dec 30, CMC – The Oilfiel… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Antigua Observer | Record gold production for Guyana in 2016 GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Dec 30, CMC – Guyana has produced a record 690,000 ounces of gold this year and is looking to surpass that figure next year, Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman has said.“As announced in the National Assembly recently, we surpassed that target.
Source: Barbados Today | Transforming our ‘plantation economy’ I was doing some research which engrossed me in Lloyd Best’s theory of plantation economy. Best and several Caribbean academics partly used the new structure of the University of the West Indies (Mona) to create the New World Group in 1962. The group produced several publications about
Source: Antigua Observer | Government warns against trading local currency overseas NASSAU, Bahamas, Dec 30, CMC – The Bahamas government says the country’s local dollar is not a freely convertible currency outside of its borders and any trader accepting Bahamian dollars for exchange in the United States “does so at his or her own risk”.The
Source: Antigua Observer | Government moving on pranksters KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec 30, CMC – The Jamaica government says it will use technology to track and punish people who continue to make prank calls to the 119 police emergency number.National Security Minister, Robert Montague, said he was awaiting delivery of the “the bits of equipment and
Source: Antigua Observer | Movie-mad Indians challenged to rewrite sexist Bollywood songs MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A women’s rights organization is asking movie-mad Indians to rewrite sexist Bollywood songs, the latest attempt in drawing attention to gender stereotyping and misogyny portrayed by the country’s influential film industry.Akshara Centre’s ‘Gaana (Song) Rewrite’ competition, launched earlier
Source: Cayman News Service | Head on collision lands five in hospital (CNS): Five people were taken to hospital on Wednesday after a head-on collision on Shamrock Road at around 4:20pm in the afternoon. A Silver Kia Sportage and a Ford Explorer crashed near Midsummer Drive. Five people were in the Kia Sportage and one
Source: Jamaica Star | <a href=”/article/news/20161230/prostitutes-under-attack-criminals-robbing-them-cash-and-phones”>Prostitutes under attack – Criminals robbing them of cash and phones</a> Prostitutes under attack – Criminals robbing them of cash and phones
Source: Jamaica Star | <a href=”/article/news/20161230/cayman-police-launch-hunt-jamaican-man”>Cayman police launch hunt for Jamaican man </a> Cayman police launch hunt for Jamaican man
Source: Jamaica Star | <a href=”/article/news/20161230/jps-wihcon-open-smart-house”>JPS, WIHCON open smart house</a> JPS, WIHCON open smart house
Source: The Royal Gazette | Morton tells players to stick to game plan Scott Morton is again on the verge of winning his first trophy as PHC Zebras coach but he knows from the recent loss to Devonshire Cougars in the Dudley Eve final that nothing is guaranteed. Morton succeeded Mark Wade, who has since
Source: The Royal Gazette | Unfit to be a government minister Dear Sir,The new British governor is barely in the island five minutes and ignores 120 churches by making a misstep on the issue of gun violence. What a slap in the face. Today home affairs minister Patricia Gordon-Pamplin rejected the Reverend Nicholas Tweeds work
Source: The Royal Gazette | Bacardis battle to feature on 60 Minutes A decades-long rum war between the Communist Cuban government and Bermudian-based drinks giant Bacardi is to feature on a top US TV news show. CBS current affairs flagship ltigt60 Minutesltigt will on Sunday examine the fight for control of the Havana Club brand
Source: The Royal Gazette | Waldron shows form in Boxing Day Stakes Cherokees Ironman and Simsfield Hardtimes grabbed a share of the fastest time posted during the Boxing Day Stakes races at the Bermuda Equestrian Centre. Both ponies crossed the line in 104 flat in the Aged Stakes races to place themselves thick in the
Source: The Royal Gazette | Simmons shares plan to aid working poor Radical reform to payroll tax could address Bermudas growing inequality problems, according to economist Craig Simmons. The islands working poor already blighted by stagnating pay packets and declining income also have to pay a larger percentage of their income in tax than rich
Source: The Royal Gazette | Ice rink extends opening From young children to skaters as old as 70 St Georges Skates has been the place to go this holiday season. Declaring the venture a roaring success, its owners yesterday announced they will keep the venue open for an extra two weeks in January, as well
Source: The Royal Gazette | Slingsby on a high after win in Australia Tom Slingsby, the Oracle Team USA tactician and sailing team manager, covered himself in glory in Australia over the festive period. The Olympic gold medal-winner was among the crew of Perpetual Loyal that claimed line honours in the Sydney to Hobart Race
Source: The Royal Gazette | Daniels saves blushes for Town Dandy Town goalkeeper Ajai Daniels made amends in the penalty shoot-out after a bizarre late error gifted BAA an equaliser in the PDL semi-finals last night as his team joined North Village in Mondays final. Town were leading 2-1 with only four minutes to go
Source: The Royal Gazette | Year of handsome returns on the BSX Investors in many Bermuda Stock Exchange-listed stocks saw their wealth grow in 2016 as The Royal GazetteBSX Index soared to gains of almost 50 per cent. Much of the spike came in the latter stages of the year and was driven by the
Source: The Royal Gazette | Dolls keep Gombey tradition alive Gombey dancing is in Teresa Warners blood. She is descended from founders of both Warners and Places Gombey troupes. When she started dancing with Warners at the age of 6, it came naturally. However, her father, Gregory Place, a former captain of Places Gombeys, disapproved.
Source: Cana News | GUYANA-GOLD-Record gold production for Guyana in 2016 GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Dec 30, CMC – Guyana has produ… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Barbados Today | Digicel customers to pay more The Irish telecommunications company Digicel has announced a hike in its mobile and data rates for customers in Barbados. In a statement released on its website, the company also said it would no longer to be absorbing the increase in Value Added Tax (VAT), which was
Source: Dominican Today | Bank robber was gunned down in a hail of bullets: Police Santo Domingo.- Before being gunned down,
Source: Cana News | CARIBBEAN-MIGRATION-President Obama urged to tighten protections for Caribbean immigrants before leaving office By Nelson A. King WASHINGTON, Dec 30, CMC – Citie… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Cana News | BAHAMAS-MIGRATION-Bahamas repatriates more than six thousand illegal migrants in 2016 NASSAU, Bahamas, Dec 30, CMC – The Bahamas governm… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Bernews | The Nutcracker Production To Show This Evening BUEI Films and the Royal Opera House will be hosting a production of “The Nutcracker” today [Dec 30] at 5.00pm, with a running time of 135 minutes.The event poster says, “In Peter Wright’s classic production for The Royal Ballet, the stage sparkles with theatrical magic
Source: The Daily Herald | Minister Jacobs calls for more compassion, equity PHILIPSBURG–In her New Year’s address released on Thursday evening, Minister of Education, Culture and Youth and Sports Silveria Jacobs reflected on this past year and called on the population to show more respect, impulse control, compassion and fairness in their dealings with fellow
Source: The Daily Herald | Names known of parliamentarians WILLEMSTAD–After days of discussion, all the names of the intended new Members of Parliament (MPs) in Curaçao are known, confirmed Chairman of the Supreme Electoral Council Raymond Römer.
Source: Nation Newspaper | Lack of money stalls Ackeel A YOUNG, promising footballer has had his dream of playing semi-professional football in England come to a grinding halt. Due to financial constraints, 17-year-old Ackeel Applewhaite was forced to…
Source: Bernews | Port Royal & BF&M Introduce “Golf4Life” Series Port Royal Golf Course and BF&M are introducing a series of “Golf4Life” Golf Tournaments and free clinics on Sunday, January 15, with a 1.00pm shotgun start.Entry to the event costs $75 per person, which includes fees, cart, meal, and prizes.A spokesperson said, “Attention for new
Source: Bernews | Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Dec 29 2016 December 29 saw 11,300 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $52,750.00 BD.11,300 shares were traded by Argus Group Holdings Ltd, closing down 3.2% at $4.60 per share.The BSX finished at 1,927.79, down 0.16% on the day. There were 0 advances, 1 decline,
Source: Barbados Today | Marina House has ‘successful’ first year One year after opening its doors as a residential addiction treatment facility for women, Marina House is reporting a successful year. Director of Human Resources, Communication & Client Development Marietta Carrington told Barbados TODAY the centre had successfully treated 19 people in its first year.
Source: Nation Newspaper | Missing man’s wife wants him home MAYBE IT IS THE pressure and stress. That is what Angela Darlington is hoping led to her husband William Darlington leaving home three days ago and not returning as yet. “I do not know where he could…
Source: Nation Newspaper | King Cries Out A NEW YEAR is beckoning, but Barbados’ king of draughts claims he is being pushed around like a common man. Ronald “Suki” King no longer feels like a national sporting icon, but a pawn after he had…
Source: Nation Newspaper | Gran hopeful killer will be brought to justice THE GRANDMOTHER of Jermaine Ricardo Clarke believes that the mystery surrounding her grandson’s death will be solved. Clarine Clarke, of Merricks, St Philip, had her Christmas celebrations dampened…
Source: Nation Newspaper | Bajan nominees for Soca Awards A BAJAN INVASION could quite possibly set the tone for tonight’s 13th edition of the International Soca Awards in Trinidad. That’s because several Barbadian artistes have been nominated across various…
Source: Nation Newspaper | Yes to Cup pick MATTHEW FOSTER-ESTWICK’s possible selection has been endorsed by a Davis Cup captain. Junior Davis Cup captain Paul Stewart believes Foster-Estwick has done enough to deserve a place on the senior…
Source: Barbados Today | Not good! Economist Ryan Straughn is warning that the recent upgrade by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) of Sagicor Finance (2015) Ltd by two notches could spell more bad news for Barbados. Last Friday’s upgrade of Sagicor’s US$320 million seven-year senior unsecured notes to “BB-” from “B” came on the heels of
Source: Barbados Today | Bravo, Renegades fail What a game! Agar belts match-winning six off the last ball as Renegades are made to sweat over Bravo’s diagnosis. Needing nine runs for victory off the final over from Renegades captain Aaron Finch, the Scorchers lost wickets in consecutive balls before left-hander Ashton Agar became the hero
Source: Barbados Today | MTW to the rescue It’s been a major talking point in recent weeks –– the poor state of this country’s roads. And in keeping with the Ministry of Transport & Works’ (MTW) promise to repair the broken roads, a Barbados TODAY team was just in time today to see this MTW crew
Source: Channel 5 Belize | Newlywed Josue Alfaro Crushed by Bus on Wife’s Birthday Josue Alfaro The spate of traffic fatalities continues across the country, the most recent collision claiming the life of a newly-wed on Wednesday night. The Sandhill Villager was driving his pickup truck along the Phillip Goldson Highway when he overtook another
Source: Barbados Today | Double tragedy A Silver Hill Drive, Christ Church family is having a hard time coping with a double tragedy with the deaths of two of its members in a 24-hour period. Five hours after learning that his 58-year-old uncle Julius Joseph was discovered dead in his Vine Street, The City home,
Source: Barbados Today | Take a bow, Sue Springer The end of 2016 signals the end of an era that threatens to pass by quietly, despite the fact that it is no secret. After 15 years as chief executive officer of the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association (BHTA), Sue Springer has quit and is expected
Source: Barbados Today | NORTH KOREA – Claims that Kim Jong Un executed 340 PYONGYANG –– A new report claims North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has ordered 340 people to be executed since he came to power in 2011. The Institute for National Security Strategy, a South Korean think tank, released “The misgoverning of Kim
Source: Antigua Chronicle | Gaston Browne Implicated In Bribery Scandal In Brazil Court Documents PRESS RELEASE: Against the backdrop of disciplinary actions taken against two Antiguan diplomats, Prime Minister Browne has been implicated in Brazilian court documents on the rapidly unraveling Odebrecht scandal. Odebrecht executive Luiz Eduardo Soares testified in the 13th Federal Criminal Court in Curitiba, Brazil that
Source: Barbados Today | Ceasefire in Syria to start at midnight MOSCOW/ANKARA –– Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a ceasefire between Syrian opposition groups and the Syrian government starting at midnight on Thursday. The parties were also prepared to start peace talks, Putin said, after Moscow, Iran and Turkey expressed readiness to broker a deal
Source: Channel 5 Belize | Teachers Expected to be Back in Classes Next Tuesday According to Longsworth, there are no indications from secondary school teachers that they will be absent from work on Tuesday. In the interest of high school students who will be sitting exams in the second semester, the BAPSS chair is asking
Source: Channel 5 Belize | Police Progressing Slowly in Trio Arson Case It has been six weeks since five families were wiped out by a fire in a hidden corner of Trio village, Toledo District. The incident appears to be linked to a land dispute involving over fifteen thousand acres of land located four miles
Source: Channel 5 Belize | 1 of 2 Defendants Freed in Attempted Murder Case Travaughn Chee A rookie cop and his friend were accused of the attempted murder of Nigel Castillo in July of this year after a shooting incident at a basketball court behind the Charles Bartlett Hyde building. According to Castillo, he was
Source: Antigua Chronicle | Husband arrested in Tyrells Murder Police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 53yrs-old Judith Browne of Tyrells. It is alleged that both the decease and her husband, 55yrs-old Kensworth Browne, were involved in an altercation at their home in Tyrells, Thursday morning. The circumstances which led to her
Source: Bahamas Weekly | MOFA responds to online ‘report’ of incursion of Haitian boat into RBDF base Over 6000 migrants repatriated in 2016 Nassau, Bahamas – The following is a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: A report online states that a Haitian vessel with 99 illegal migrants on board made its way into
Source: The Reporter | Man charged for murder of Belize City teen By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Belize Police Department charged a man today for the murder of 19-year-old David Andrews. Police charged 19-year-old Frank Alexander Young, a laborer of Lord’s Bank village, for Andrews’ fatal shooting, which happened just before the Christmas holidays.
Source: Curacao Chronicle | Ronald McDonald House is waiting for green light WILLEMSTAD – Will the Ronald McDonald House be in the new hospital or not? There is a confusion about this the house where the families of sick children can stay. The foundation is still awaiting the green light from the Ministry of Health,
Source: Bahamas Weekly | 2016: the year Zika evolved from an emergency into a long-term public health challenge By the end of the year, 48 countries and territories of the Americas had reported more than half a million suspected cases of Zika, with 22 reporting some 2,500 cases of congenital syndrome associated with the virus…
Source: Curacao Chronicle | Judge needs more time to rule in zoning Oostpunt (East Point) WILLEMSTAD – The judge did not rule yesterday on the issue of the development of the East Point area. The Caribbean Research and Management of Biodiversity (CARMABI), which is a non-profit foundation on the island, had asked the court to
Source: The Royal Gazette | Argus down 3.2 Insurance group Argus dropped 15 cents to 4. 60 on The Royal GazetteBSX Index. The fall, equal to 3. 2 per cent, came after 11,300 shares traded. On the New York Stock Exchange, the Bank of Butterfield rose one cent, or 0. 03 per cent, to 31.
Source: Curacao Chronicle | UN emergency fund authorises .5 million for restoring education services in Haiti PORT AU PRINCE ,- The United Nations fund aimed at rapid humanitarian response for people affected by natural disasters and armed conflict has approved $3.5 million for restoring safe education services for schools and other relief activities in storm-hit southwest
Source: Curacao Chronicle | Central Bank: “Economic outlook for 2017” WILLEMSTAD – Following an expansion of 3.1% in 2016, the world economy is projected to grow by 3.4% in 2017. 3 Growth in 2017 will be driven primarily by the emerging and developing economies as economic activity in countries such as Russia, Brazil and Nigeria will
Source: Bernews | 30 Minute Video: ZBM Evening News For Dec 29 With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and
Source: Cayman Compass | Iguana population doubles to 400,000 in a year The scale of Cayman’s green iguana problem is now so large it will require a significant investment of time and money just to maintain the population at current levels, environment officials have warned. The latest population survey shows that the number of iguanas
Source: Cayman Compass | In memoriam: Obituaries of 2016 The Compass remembers those the Cayman community lost in 2016.
Source: Cayman Compass | The best places to see Cayman’s New Year’s Eve fireworks New Year’s Eve without fireworks is like Christmas Day without turkey. Colorful pyrotechnics lighting up the night sky is an integral part of the celebrations, with numerous venues around Cayman planning spectacular shows.
Source: Cayman Compass | Three defections leave bare bones ruling government Although the story began to unfold in late 2015, it was not until early 2016 that the full extent of political defections from the ruling Progressives party were realized. As 2015 drew to a close, two Bodden Town MLAs, Anthony Eden and Alva Suckoo,
Source: Bernews | Weather Forecast For Friday December 30 Friday, December 30 is expected to be windy with showers and thundershowers likely, with the high to be near 22°C/72°F and the low to be near 14°C/56°F, according to Weather Underground.Winds are expected to be SW. The relative humidity is expected to be near 78%.Sunrise will
Source: The Royal Gazette | Lower electricity rates as surcharge ends Belco customers will see lower overall electricity rates from January 1. A surcharge that was implemented in June this year will be removed after Saturday. As a result, tariffs applied to energy charges for residential users, small commercial users and demand services, will be
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Full Military Funeral Service for Errington Washington Isaac-Watkins Nassau, Bahamas – Full Military Funeral Service for the late Deputy Superintendent of Police Errington Washington Isaac-Watkins (Retired) will be held at 10:30am on Thursday, 29th December 2016, at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Boyd Road.
Source: Cayman Compass | Beneficial ownership platform takes shape Since the Panama Papers revelations in April, the debate about anonymous shell companies and the importance of access to information about the true owners of companies, trusts and other entities has gained considerable traction.
Source: Cana News | FOOTBALL-TRINIDAD-Saintfiet hopeful despite Nicaragua defeat MANAGUA, Nicaragua, Dec 29, CMC – Newly appointed … You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Cayman Compass | Life sentences no longer mean life Under a new law that came into effect in February, a life sentence passed by a Cayman court on a person convicted of murder must be for a specific period. Until 1991, the death penalty was the only sentence upon conviction for murder in Cayman.
Source: Cayman Compass | Baby turtles released on Christmas Day Baby turtles that hatched over the Christmas holidays were released into the ocean on Christmas Day. The hatching near The Palms condo complex in West Bay is a late one, said Lucy Collyer of the Department of Environment.
Source: Bernews | BELCO Change: ‘Lower Overall Electricity Rate’ BELCO’s rates are set to change as of January 1, with the company saying the changes will result in a “lower overall electricity rate for customers.”A spokesperson said, “BELCO would like to advise its customers that pursuant to correspondence from the Regulatory Authority dated December 22nd
Source: Antigua Observer | Prison officer accused of killing wife surrenders to police GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Dec. 29, CMC – A prison officer who stabbed his wife to death at her workplace early Wednesday, has surrendered to the police.The police report that on Wednesday afternoon, Sheldon Prince turned himself in, in the company of his lawyer.Earlier
Source: The Royal Gazette | PLP Tweed decision political, unfair The decision to refuse an extension of the Reverend Nicholas Tweeds work permit has been branded a political attack by the Peoples Campaign. And the Progressive Labour Party have said it is abundantly clear Mr Tweed has been treated unfairly by Patricia Gordon-Pamplin, the Minister
Source: Bernews | BELCO Temporarily Unable To Accept Mastercard BELCO is advising its customers that, due to a software issue, it is temporarily unable to accept account payments with Mastercard credit cards.A spokesperson said, “Customers may use the following alternative payment options: cash payments at the BELCO Head Office on Serpentine Road, Somerset and St.
Source: Cayman Compass | EDITORIAL — New Year’s list: Our editorial agenda for 2017 Obviously, the predominant item on our agenda, at least for the first half of 2017, is the run-up to Election Day, May 27. Once our country’s population emerges from our winter holiday slumber next week, the “real” political campaign season will
Source: Bernews | PLP Urge Govt To ‘Urgently Reconsider’ Permit “The PLP is profoundly disappointed with the Minister and her refusal to grant Rev. Nicholas Tweed a renewal of his work permit,” Shadow Minister for Home Affairs Walton Brown said, with Mr Brown urging the Government to “urgently reconsider this provocative decision at such a
Source: Cana News | CUBA-ENVIRONMENT-Aquariums in Havana and Tampa to further partnership in 2017 TAMPA, Dec. 29, CMC – The partnership between the … You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Bernews | People’s Campaign: Permit Denial Is ‘Political’ “It is clear that the denial of Rev. Tweed work permit is political,” the People’s Campaign said this afternoon, adding that “the OBA Government and their supporters would like nothing more than to see Rev. Tweed placed on a plane and shipped out of the Country.”
Source: Cana News | CRICKET-INJURY-Bravo injured in Renegades defeat MELBOURNE, Australia, Dec 29, CMC – West Indies Tw… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Cana News | JAMAICA-TOURISM- Tourism Ministry to focus on untapped market in eastern parish capital KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec. 29, CMC – The Ministry of … You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Saba News | DCNA Birding Trail Guide Training with Dr. Adrian Delnevo EmailFrom the 14th to 19th of November 2016, the Saba Conservation Foundation (SCF) hosted bird expert Dr. Adrian Delnevo to lead a bird identification training. Bird watching has become a multi-billion dollar industry in the Caribbean alone, from which the SCF hopes
Source: Dominican Today | Year of the gridlock in Dominican Republic’s capital Santo Domingo.- A tumultuous year of record
Source: Dominican Today | Image of infamy photographer dies in Santo Domingo Santo Domingo.- Award-winning photojournalist
Source: Bernews | BIU Call Meeting To Discuss Rev Tweed’s Permit Following the decision not to renew Rev. Tweed’s work permit, BIU President Chris Furbert called a Special General Council meeting at 12 noon tomorrow [Dec 30], and all BIU Special General Council Members and Shop Stewards are urged to attend.Earlier today Home Affairs Minister
Source: Antigua Observer | Youth organisation calls for removal of National Security Minister KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec. 29, CMC – The youth organisation of the main opposition People’s National Party has called on Prime Minister Andrew Holness to remove National Security Minister Robert Montague and appoint a “capable and effective” individual to that position.In a statement,
Source: Antigua Observer | UN says 2016 filled with challenges, milestones for the Caribbean, international community UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 29, CMC – The United Nations says 2016 was filled with challenges and milestones for the Caribbean and the international community in general.On Wednesday, in its End-of-Year Report, the UN said while 2016 marked the hottest
Source: Antigua Observer | Argyle International Airport to open February 14 KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Dec. 29, CMC – The long delayed Argyle International Airport, will open on February 14, five years behind schedule. This was announcement was made on radio on Thursday morning by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves.“I called in just to announce formally
Source: The Vincentian | “Good year for prosecution,” says Delpleche <span style=”font-weight: bold; …
Source: Antigua Observer | Haiti postpones release official election results PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Dec. 29, CMC -Electoral officials in Haiti have delayed the publication of the final, certified results of last month’s disputed presidential electionLate Wednesday the authorities announced that they will release the results on January 3.A preliminary tally gave a big victory
Source: Antigua Observer | Woman dead after domestic dispute in Swetes Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 53 year-old Judith Browne of Tyrells.It is alleged that both the decease and her husband, 55 year-old Kensworth Browne, were involved in an altercation at their home in Tyrells, Thursday morning.The circumstances which led to
Source: The Vincentian | VINCENTIAN NYPD DETECTIVE HONOURED <span style=”font-weight: …
Source: The Vincentian | SVG counts 38th homicide for 2016 <span style=”font-weight: bold; …
Source: Antigua Observer | Woods worth 0 million, Jordan a billionaire says Forbes Golfers Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson and former NBA player Michael Jordan are among the 20 wealthiest American celebrities, Forbes reported on Wednesday.Woods, 40, is the youngest person on the Forbes top-20 list, with a net worth estimated at $740 million.The 14-times
Source: Antigua Observer | London street artist Pegasus paints memorial for George Michael Street artist Pegasus has paid tribute to George Michael with a mural of the Wham! singer, who died on Sunday aged 53.The artwork near a graffiti park in Shoreditch, in east London, features three images of the “Faith” singer clutching a jacket
Source: Cana News | HAITI-POLITICS-Haiti postpones release official election results PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Dec. 29, CMC -Electoral off… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Antigua Chronicle | LIALPA Wants LIAT to “Deal Appropriately With Disruptive Passenger Who Caused Flight Cancellation” The Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) is waiting to be informed of the measures LIAT will take in dealing with the passenger who caused the disruption and cancellation of one of its flights on December 13th 2016. The passenger
Source: Antigua Observer | Singer Trey Songz arrested after concert outburst: police R&B singer Trey Songz was arrested after throwing microphones and other equipment off the stage when his concert in Detroit apparently was cut short, police said on Thursday.A police sergeant was treated for a concussion after being hit on the head with an
Source: Antigua Observer | Actress Debbie Reynolds, known for ‘Singin’ in the Rain,’ dies at age 84 – Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds, who sang and danced her way into the hearts of millions of moviegoers around the world in musicals like “Singin’ in the Rain,” died on Wednesday at age 84, her son said.Reynolds, one
Source: Cayman News Service | No word from Turkey over jailed suspect (CNS): The Director of Public Prosecutions said that her office has still not received any information from the Turkish authorities regarding the visiting cruise passenger who was arrested in Cayman on an Interpol warrant earlier this month. The Turkish government claims Celal Kildag
Source: The Royal Gazette | Tweed loses work permit bid Patricia Gordon-Pamplin has upheld the decision to reject a work permit application by the Reverend Nicholas Tweed. Asked how long Mr Tweed would be permitted to continue working on the island, the Minister of Home Affairs told a press conference His work permit will come
Source: Curacao Chronicle | Government wants another banker WILLEMSTAD – The government of Prime Minister Hensley Koeiman wants the PSB Bank as its banker. Currently, the Maduro & Curiel’s Bank (MCB) is the government’s banker. The desire to start a new tender comes from the coalition partner Pueblo Soberano (PS). The PS finds the PSB
Source: The Vincentian | Trinity SMS and AMSA make Christmas donations <span style=”font-weight: bold; …
Source: Curacao Chronicle | OAS urges Venezuela government to respect rules of the National Assembly WASHINGTON – The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Tuesday urged the Venezuelan government, particularly the executive branch, to respect the National Assembly’s internal regulations to elect its board of directors, which is to take office
Source: Curacao Chronicle | Ballot verification in Haiti suspended after electoral judges challenged PORT AU PRINCE – On Tuesday, the verification of ballots cast in the presidential election in Haiti on November 20, taking place at the Vote Tabulation Center (CTV) was suspended for a few minutes following receipt of a summons from losing parties
Source: Dominican Today | Odebrecht must be terminated: civil society group Santo Domingo.- National Committee against
Source: Cayman News Service | GT man arrested over nightclub shooting (CNS): Police have arrested a 23-year-old man from George Town on suspicion of attempted murder, following the shooting at Fete nightclub in the early hours of Boxing Day. The man was reportedly arrested on Thursday morning and remains in police custody. The suspect, who
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Community activist Ranard Henfield statement on January WeMarch WeMarch Bahamas is a movement inspired by the shared desire of a people to be free of petty politics, political mischief and bad governance amongst other things. The first demonstration of this collective conviction was seen and felt throughout the Commonwealth of The
Source: Bernews | Minister: Rev Tweed’s Permit Has Been Refused [Updated] “In this particular instance, the applicant failed to comply with rules that were put in place for everyone,” Home Affairs Minister Patricia Gordon-Pamplin said, adding that “as a result, I had no choice but to uphold the previous decision to refuse the new application.”The
Source: Cana News | CANANEWS AND SPORTS SCHEDULE AT 1200 ECT BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The following is the C… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Cana News | ST. VINCENT-DEVELOPMENT – Argyle International Airport to open February 14 KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Dec. 29, CMC – The long de… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Dominican Today | ‘My son was executed with 37 gunshots,’ retired general says Santo Domingo.- Retired general Rafael
Source: Bernews | Department Issues Update On T.N. Tatem Repairs The Department of Education [Dec 29] issued an update regarding the restoration and repairs work at T.N. Tatem Middle School.Acting Commissioner of Education Dr. Freddie Evans stated: “I am pleased to report that work T.N. Tatem is progressing at a very steady pace. Crews from
Source: The Reporter | War of the press releases: Ministry and BNTU still can’t agree By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU), have sent out conflicting press releases regarding the resumption of classes in 2017. The MOE issued a release this week, “reminding” parents, guardians,
Source: The Royal Gazette | Campaigners Government breached Parks Act A campaign group challenging the construction of a maintenance yard in Botanical Gardens has said the Bermuda Government did not comply with legislation on the project. In a statement this afternoon, a spokesman for Take Back Our Park said that Chief Justice Ian Kawaley had
Source: Dominican Today | Dams have enough water to last through 2017, official says Dominican Republic.- Dams and canals agency (INDRHI)
Source: Havana Times | Getting Glasses in Cuba I am 55 years old and I’ve been using glasses ever since I was 30. It’s always been the same story for Cubans, getting your assigned time to get your eyesight checked at the polyclinic can take a good while. (6 photos)
Source: Caribbean 360 | Rihanna’s Anti Among Critics’ Top Albums Of 2016 The post Rihanna’s Anti Among Critics’ Top Albums Of 2016 appeared first on Caribbean360.
Source: Caribbean 360 | West Indies Women Cricketer To Undergo Face Surgery After On-Field Collision The post West Indies Women Cricketer To Undergo Face Surgery After On-Field Collision appeared first on Caribbean360.
Source: Caribbean 360 | Caribbean Nationals Among Immigrants Nabbed in US This Year The post Caribbean Nationals Among Immigrants Nabbed in US This Year appeared first on Caribbean360.
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Children from residential homes in Nassau treated to a fun-filled Christmas Day in Grand Bahama Freeport, The Bahamas – Close to 50 children from various foster residential homes in Nassau spent Christmas Day in the Second City, thanks to a partnership between Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works & Urban
Source: Cana News | BEACH VOLLEYBALL-YOUTH-Caribbean sides to be part of inaugural competition NASSAU, Bahamas, Dec 29, CMC – Four Caribbean side… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: The Reporter | GOB holds public consultations on deep sea surveys By Benjamin Flowers The Government of Belize is inviting interested persons to public consultations on Marine Multibeam and Sea Seep Survey that GOB intends to complete in the deep offshore territorial waters. The Ministry of Economic Development and Petroleum and the Geology and
Source: The Reporter | Belmopan Mayor says municipal bond will be fully rolled out early 2017 By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Belmopan City Council will fully roll out its $6.5 Million municipal bond offering by the end of January, and works to upgrade the growing city should start within a month from then. Mayor
Source: The Reporter | Police detain suspect in Michele Moreira killing By Benjamin Flowers Police have detained one suspect in connection with the chopping death of Michelle Morreira, formerly regarded as Jane Doe. Officer Commanding Belize Rural Eastern Division, Assistant Commissioner of Police Edward Broaster explained that police received information of a man believed to
Source: The Reporter | Suspected gun man charged for the murder of elderly woman Written By Michelle Sutherland San Ignacio police have arrested one man in connection with the shooting murder of 61-year-old Paulina Urbelina. San Ignacio police have confirmed that 24-year-old Trevor Jones, a mechanic of Santa Elena Town, was apprehended by officials in
Source: Dominican Today | French, Dominican scientists seek geothermal energy under rocks Santo Domingo.- French and Dominican