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
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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
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
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
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
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.
Source: St. Lucia News Online | PRESS RELEASE: St. Lucia’s National Culinary Team starts countdown to CHTA Taste of the Caribbean Competition 2017 The post PRESS RELEASE: St. Lucia’s National Culinary Team starts countdown to CHTA Taste of the Caribbean Competition 2017 appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – With only 9
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.
Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Europe : European Investment Bank on exploratory visit to the country Monday at the National Palace, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, held a meeting with a high-level delegation from the European Investment Bank, on an exploratory visit to Haiti…
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.
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
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…
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,
Source: Cana News | CARIBBEAN-MIGRATION – Caribbean nationals nabbed trying to enter US via Puerto Rico SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, May 23, CMC – United States… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
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
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
Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Politics : PM visited by a delegation of Canadian parliamentarians On Monday morning, Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant received a delegation of Canadian parliamentarians, chaired by the President of the Canadian Senate, Georges J. Furey…
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
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
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…
Source: Guyana Chronicle | Brazil president retreats from attempts to suspend investigation [BBC] – Brazil’s President Michel Temer has asked the Supreme Court to proceed with an investigation against him for obstruction of justice and corruption. His lawyers say that a secret recording that appears to incriminate him has been edited 70 times. On Saturday Mr
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
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
Source: Guyana Chronicle | Manchester attack: 22 dead and 59 hurt in suicide bombing [BBC] – Twenty-two people, including an eight-year-old girl, have been killed and 59 were injured in a suicide bombing at Manchester Arena, at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande. A man set off a homemade bomb in the
Source: Bernews | Expert: ‘Addictions Affect The Whole Family’ Addictions affect everyone in a family, creating havoc for children, according to an expert visiting Bermuda. Jerry Moe, National Director of Children’s Programmes at the Hazeldon Betty Ford Center, led a series of workshops recently organised by PRIDE Bermuda, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary. He
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Minister of Financial Services Meets with the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration the Hon. Brent Symonette (centre) met with officials of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, May 22, 2017 at the Offices of the Ministry. Official photograph taken by Patrick Hanna of Bahamas
Source: Bernews | Video: Yokohama Highlights, Flora Duffy Wins In her first race back after claiming her debut World Triathlon Series World Title last year, Bermuda’s Flora Duffy returned to the 2017 season and walked right back to the familiar top of the podium when she won the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama. She recorded
Source: Havana Times | Super Luxury Hotel Opens in Havana, Cuba The Gran Hotel Manzana, the first five-star plus hotel in Cuba, opened its doors Monday in Havana operated by the Swiss company Kempinski, which considers the facility its “point” of entry to the Americas. The hotel is owned by the Cuban Armed Forces.
Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – USA TPS : Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke denounces Following the announcement of John F. Kelly, to extend for only 6 additional months, the Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke denounces an inadequate extension…
Source: St. Lucia Times | LIAT and pilots on collision course? The regional airline LIAT appears to be on a collision course with pilots. The union representing the pilots has threatened to act if the carrier does not meet a recently imposed June 1 deadline to give effect to a wage agreement that was reached
Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Security : Woman Dominican gang leader arrested in Haiti This weekend in Hinche, in the Central Plateau, the National Police of Haiti carried out a major dragnet by arresting a woman Dominican Wendy Romero Santana, presumed Head of a gang of car thieves and 3 of his accomplices…
Source: Barbados Today | Burning the candle at both ends We all do it from time to time. Whether it’s a night of partying and then a mad rush to work the next morning; or helping the children with homework and then trying to catch up with some leftover work from the office. Next thing
Source: iNews Guyana | Islamic State group claims deadly Manchester concert bombing MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande show that left 22 people dead as young concertgoers fled, some still wearing the American pop star’s trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons.
Source: Nation Newspaper | Flow nets 16 000 subscribers MORE THAN 16 000 mobile subscribers are currently enjoying Flow’s superfast 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. And that number is expected to double by year end. “In less than two months, just…
Source: St. Lucia News Online | REGIONAL: Tobago boat trouble leaves hundreds stranded The post REGIONAL: Tobago boat trouble leaves hundreds stranded appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Sailing horrors at the Port of Spain Port intensified yesterday as hundreds of passengers bound for Tobago remained stranded on the T&T Express. Passengers were also
Source: St. John Source | RFP-017-2017 (P) Request for Proposal: RFP-017-2017 (P) Pursuant to Chapter 23, Title 31 of the Virgin Islands Code, the Government of the Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands Police Department, Office of Highway Safety (VIOHS) is requesting proposals from qualified firm(s) to conduct the 2017 Seat Belt Survey in the districts of
Source: St. Lucia Times | Staff of Soufriere FM Successfully Complete Training Soufriere, St. Lucia – In order to augment and recognize personal development, the Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF) held a graduation ceremony for radio station Soufriere FM’s personnel. The ceremony which was held on Friday May 19th, 2017, was to recognize the staff
Source: Cana News | BERMUDA-RIGHTS-Court victory gay couple opt to tie knot in Canada HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 23, CMC – A gay couple who… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Agriculture : Seed Policy Validation Workshop This Tuesday 23 opens a two-day workshop on the validation of the Action Plan of the National Seed Policy and of the seed draft law…
Source: iNews Guyana | EYEWITNESS: Lawlessness.. …in Legal Affairs Here we go again. Just last week, we had Basil Williams’ “contempt of court” – occasioned by his “despicable conduct” according to Justice Holder – being swept under the rug. Only a short while before, we had his feral blast at his Solicitor General also swept
Source: The Royal Gazette | Dunkley condemns Manchester terror attack The Premier has written to British Prime Minister Theresa May expressing Bermudas shock and horror following last nights terrorist attack in Manchester. In a formal letter on behalf of Bermuda, Michael Dunkley wrote Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims, those
Source: Bernews | Men’s Futsal Results: PHC & C-Side Win A men’s futsal league double header inside the Bermuda College Gymnasium produced 20 goals on the night. The first match between Flanagan’s Onions II and PHC was a game much closer than the final score. At the half, PHC led 5 to 3 behind a
Source: The Royal Gazette | The Hall of Fame As we countdown to the 35th Americas Cup The Royal Gazette will bring you a series of fun facts about the boats, the sailors, the crew, and the history of this illustrious competition. There are now three days until the month-long sporting spectacle gets under way.
Source: Cana News | CUBA-TOURISM-Cuba welcomes first ultra luxury hotel HAVANA, Cuba, May 23, CMC – The Gran Hotel Manzana… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: iNews Guyana | ICC to review security in wake of Manchester bombing The ICC have reiterated their commitment to safety and security at the forthcoming Champions Trophy and Women’s World Cup, in the wake of the terrorist attack that killed at least 22 people and injured several more in Manchester on Monday night, according
Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – Economy : Signature of a 3 million euro agreement for micro-financing Monday in Port-au-Prince, the European Investment Bank, signed a loan agreement amounting to 3 million euros with Action for the Cooperation with Microenterprise (ACME in French) to expand access to finance for rural micro-borrower..
Source: Bernews | BFIS Summer Intern Programme Underway The annual BFIS Bermuda Summer Intern programme, now in its 16th year, commenced this week for six undergraduate students who will spend the next three weeks [May 22 – June 9] learning about the Bermuda insurance industry in depth – from how to form an insurance company
Source: iNews Guyana | Guyanese man murdered in T&T (Trinidad Guardian) The body of the murder victim dumped at one of the country’s tourist attractions on Saturday has been identified as Guyanese national Conrad Gittens. Gittens, 50, lived at Princes Town with relatives, his estranged wife Nicole Gittens told members of the media yesterday at
Source: iNews Guyana | Teixeira, Trotman selected to observe UK elections Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman and Opposition Chief Whip Gail Teixeira have been selected to be part of an elections observing mission for the upcoming General Election in the United Kingdom (UK). A statement from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK (CPA UK) stated that
Source: Bernews | 51 Boats Enter Marion Bermuda Yacht Race [Written by Talbot Wilson] Entry closes for the 40th anniversary and 21st biennial Marion Bermuda Race this Saturday, May 27, 2017 and all information required on the entry forms must be completed by then. Entries now stand at 51 yachts. The start of this blue-water
Source: Havana Times | Why I Left Cuba, My Life in Costa Rica I received a message on Facebook, it was from a Cuban in exile in San Jose, Costa Rica, who was asking me to give him an interview so that the world could know a little bit about his life and what he
Source: Bernews | BECL Rockaway Center Closed Again Today Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd. [BECL] Rockaway Satellite Testing Center in Southampton is closed again today due to “staff shortages.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd. Rockaway Satellite Testing Center in Southampton is closed again today, due to staff shortages. “Officials will determine if
Source: St. Lucia News Online | WORLD: James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore dies aged 89 The post WORLD: James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore dies aged 89 appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died aged 89, his family has announced. He played
Source: Barbados Today | Seoul Searching Barbados TODAY’s Kaymar Jordan is in Seoul, Korea this week at the invitation of the Korean Foundation, as one of its Distinguished Guests in Media. The visit comes amid heightened tensions along the Korean Peninsula and Barbados TODAY will bring a first-hand view of what it is like in Korea. Amid rising
Source: St. Lucia Times | Cash-strapped World Health Organization slammed for high travel costs (AP) — Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization, traveled to Guinea earlier this month to join the country’s president in celebrating the world’s first Ebola vaccine. After praising health workers in West Africa for their triumph over the
Source: Nation Newspaper | Bajan Gems beat Sunshine Girls to draw series BARBADOS BEAT JAMAICA in netball for the first time since 1984 last night as they rallied to a 43-41 win at the National Arena in Kingston. The result meant the three-match Test series ended…
Source: The St. Lucia Star | MOFA Thanks Allies, Partner Countries for Proposal for Taiwan’s 2017 WHA Participation A proposal by 11 diplomatic allies of the Republic of China (Taiwan) urging the World Health Organization to invite Taiwan to participate in the World Health Assembly as an observer was not included in the agenda of
Source: iNews Guyana | 0M cocaine bust: Vieira released on his own recognisance Ace rider Steven Vieira, whom the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) had wanted for questioning in connection with the $550 million cocaine bust at Zeelugt, East Bank Essequibo, has been released on his own recognisance. Released: Stephen Vieira Vieira appeared before the Chief
Source: Haiti Libre | iciHaiti – Diaspora : A historic event for the Haitians of the State of New York Monday, May 22, at the Official Invitation of the Senator of the 38th District of New York, David Carlucci, Senator of the North, Dieudonne Luma Étienne went to New York where is the strongest Haitian
Source: St. Lucia News Online | PRESS RELEASE: FLOW to deliver internet upgrade in north, customers to experience outage The post PRESS RELEASE: FLOW to deliver internet upgrade in north, customers to experience outage appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Flow internet customers in the north of the island are in for a significant
Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – USA TPS : Congresswoman Wilson continues the fight Following the announcement by John F. Kelly, Secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program for Haitians for another 6 months http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21016-haiti-flash-tps-extensi
Source: St. Lucia News Online | REGIONAL: Police apprehend wanted T&T conman who was operating for years in Guyana The post REGIONAL: Police apprehend wanted T&T conman who was operating for years in Guyana appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Approximately three years after an arrest warrant was issued for a suspected con artist
Source: St. Lucia News Online | Elderly woman injured in Choc accident The post Elderly woman injured in Choc accident appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. A 76-year-old woman was injured in a motor vehicle accident at Choc this morning. The victim has been identified as Agnes Mathurin of Plateau. Reports are that a
Source: The Royal Gazette | Vote of no confidence should be postponed It was with considerable concern and disappointment that I became aware on Saturday morning that David Burt, the Leader of the Opposition, had on Friday night filed a motion of no confidence in the One Bermuda Alliance government that he plans to debate
Source: The Royal Gazette | Nine new jobs as Gorhams opens on Sundays Hardware and home goods store Gorhams is to open on Sundays and create nine new jobs to cover the extra hours. Andrew Mackay, general manager of Gorhams, said customers had requested for years that it open both days of the weekend. He
Source: Nation Newspaper | Fiscal discipline a must ON TUESDAY, MAY 9th the Central Bank of Barbados held its first economic press conference since 2014. It was hosted by Acting Governor Cleviston Haynes, who succeeded Dr DeLisle Worrell who was fired in…
Source: Cayman News Service | Children among 22 dead in Manchester bombing (CNS): The death toll in the suicide bomber attack, at around 10:30 UK time Monday night, at the Manchester Arena rose to 22 and included children, British officials said Tuesday morning. Another 59 people have been injured in what is the worst terrorist atrocity
Source: Curacao Chronicle | Screening candidate ministers almost finished WILLEMSTAD – Eugene Rhuggenaath, as the one in charge of forming a new government, will visit the Governor today. The future Prime Minister will present his report on the formation of a new government. The judicial part of the screening which is under the Public Prosecution
Source: St. Lucia News Online | PRESS RELEASE: Two rising stars come together to promote health and wellness in youth through yoga The post PRESS RELEASE: Two rising stars come together to promote health and wellness in youth through yoga appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Mandisa Morrison and Monetta Wilson believe that “Healthy
Source: Cayman Eye News | UPDATE – Manchester explosion: 22 dead and 59 hurt in suicide bombing From BBC – Eight-year-old girl Saffie-Rose Roussos, from Lancashire, named as victim of Manchester Arena attack Twenty-two people have been killed and 59 injured in a suicide bombing at Manchester Arena at the end of a concert by
Source: St. Lucia News Online | PRESS RELEASE: Augier Combined holds first ever Calypso Festival The post PRESS RELEASE: Augier Combined holds first ever Calypso Festival appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. The Augier Combined School held its 1st ever Calypso Festival on Sunday, 21st May 2017 at the Augier Combined School. The theme
Source: St. Lucia Times | Manchester: 22 dead and 59 hurt in suicide bombing BBC:-Twenty-two people have been killed and 59 injured in what Theresa May called an “appalling, sickening, terrorist attack” at Manchester Arena. A lone male suicide attacker set off a homemade bomb in the foyer at 22:33 BST on Monday at the
Source: Guyana Times | Purchase of PM luxury ride broke all financial laws …Govt also pays $20M to bankrupt US company for CCTV cameras Abena Moore, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of the Presidency (MoTP), was yesterday hauled over the proverbial coals when she appeared before the National Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to answer
Source: Guyana Times | 200 female workers to be affected – massive protest, one-day strike for this morning Enmore Estate closure Two weeks after the announced closure of the East Demerara (Enmore) Estate, more far-reaching consequences are being exposed. Ahead of a “massive” protest planned for the Estate’s factory this morning, Guyana Times was on
Source: Cana News | BARBADOS-ECONOMY- Prime Minister lauds work of Central Bank BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 23, CMC – Prime Ministe… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: St. Lucia News Online | WORLD: Murder suspect who used big-penis defense found not guilty The post WORLD: Murder suspect who used big-penis defense found not guilty appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. The Florida man who claimed his girlfriend choked to death during oral sex was found not guilty Monday of second-degree
Source: Guyana Times | Guyana Govt condemns horrifying UK terrorist attack The Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana said it was deeply saddened by the horrifying terrorist attack in Manchester, England. Police Officers are seen outside the Manchester Arena, where US singer Ariana Grande had been performing, in Manchester, northern England, Britain, May 22,
Source: Guyana Times | Venezuela wants Guyana’s support in bid to end unrest The Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is calling on the Government and people of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana to support its efforts to end the ongoing unrest with which it has been plagued over the past months. Speaking on
Source: Guyana Times | CANU releases ace rider, arrest warrant discharged $550M cocaine bust Ace rider Steven Vieira, whom the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) had wanted for questioning in connection with the $550 million cocaine bust at Zeelugt, East Bank Essequibo, has been released on his own recognisance. Stephen Vieira Vieira appeared before the Chief
Source: Guyana Times | Dr Norton released from hospital Social Cohesion Minister, Dr George Norton was recently discharged from the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital, and is recovering and resting comfortably at home. In recovery: Social Cohesion Minister, Dr George Norton In a brief statement issued by the Ministry of the
Source: Guyana Times | Man found with cocaine utensil jailed ALodge, Georgetown man was on Monday morning jailed for being in possession of a utensil used for smoking cocaine when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. Fifty-eight-year-old Alan Charles, of Lot 8 D’Urban Street, was sentenced to one year in prison and fined $6000.
Source: Guyana Times | Infrastructural developments boosting local basketball – Vryman’s Erven Court gets lights By Michelangelo Jacobus The Berbice Basketball Association (BBA) on Saturday received a donation from the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) in the form of an outdoor courtside light, a generator and six basketballs. The light is for the Vryman’s Erven
Source: Guyana Times | Guyanese cyclists reap success in French Guiana The 12th edition of Du Grand Prix Boulangerie Albert held on Sunday was won by 20-year-old Thebyne Ludwig of French Guiana, while Patrice De Nays and Zephirin Jairus placed second and third respectively. However, the Guyanese duo of Michael Anthony and Orville Hinds rode
Source: Guyana Times | Man granted bail on ‘smoking weed’ charge A man who was intercepted by Police Officers for allegedly smoking weed (marijuana) was on Monday granted bail when he appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman. Gavin Hickson, 46, of 146 Alexander Street, Kitty, Georgetown, originally pleaded guilty to the charge when it was read
Source: St. Lucia Times | Cuba’s first luxury hotel opens in Havana (AFP) — Cuba’s first ultra luxury hotel opened its doors Monday in Havana, with guests paying up to $2,500 a night to stay in five-star comfort on the Communist island.The “Gran Hotel Manzana,” part of the Swiss group Kempinski Hotels, is situated in
Source: Cayman Eye News | 23 May 2017 Weather in Cayman May 23 Tuesday 2017 Synopsis Moderate southeasterly winds and seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours in association with a high pressure over the western Atlantic Ocean. Radar images show isolated showers south of the sister islands moving towards
Source: Bernews | Gorham’s Store To Open Seven Days A Week Gorham’s will be extending their business hours to seven days a week, with the store planning to open from 10am – 5pm on Sundays, and hiring nine new employees due to the extended hours. For the past few years, the local hardware and home goods
Source: Saba News | Electrical bills to increase for 20% of Saban consumers Roughly 20 per cent of electricity consumers on Saba will see an increase on their electrical bill per July 1, as a result of an increase in tariffs. In a town hall meeting on May 16, the Authority for Consumers and Markets
Source: Barbados Today | Norde gets bail after weekend in jail A 53-year-old man who spent the weekend on remand at HMP Dodds was granted his freedom today. Roger Peter Aldon Norde, of Brandons, St Michael is accused of using the threatening words, “Police said to you, ‘do not . . . come around here’
Source: Nation Newspaper | Man set on fire during Venezuela protests CARACAS – Photographer Marco Bello has covered many violent scenes during seven weeks of anti-government protests in Venezuela, but he witnessed a particularly shocking incident at the weekend when a crowd…
Source: Stabroek News | Guyanese mason murdered in T&T (Trinidad Guardian) The body of the murder victim dumped at one of the country’s tourist attractions on Saturday has been identified as Guyanese national Conrad Gittens. The post Guyanese mason murdered in T&T appeared first on Stabroek News.
Source: Bernews | Premier: Thoughts & Prayers With Manchester Premier Michael Dunkley has written to British Prime Minister Theresa May expressing Bermuda’s “shock and horror” following last night’s terrorist attack in Manchester. In a formal letter on behalf of Bermuda, the Premier wrote, “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims, those
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Source: Cana News | UNITED STATES-IMMIGRATION – United States gives Haitians limited extension of TPS WASHINGTON, May 23, CMC – United States Secretary … You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: St. Lucia Times | Schoolgirl arrested in connection with viral video Barbados Police have arrested and charged a 15-year-old schoolgirl with assault following an incident at the Lester Vaughn School which was filmed, posted on social media and went viral. According to Barbados Today, another girl was chased by a number of students and kicked
Source: Cana News | CARIBBEAN-CRIME- Barbados Attorney General concerned about violence across the region BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 23, CMC – Attorney Gener… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: St. Lucia Times | Breaking the silence on domestic violence OECS supports Walk 4 a Cause 2017. The OECS Commission is calling upon the public to support “Walk 4 a Cause” 2017 to raise awareness on the global issue of domestic violence. “Walk 4 a Cause” was originally launched in 2013 and sponsored by
Source: Bernews | Alpha Beautillion Profile: Zuhri Burgess In the first in a series of profiles of the young men competing in this year’s Alpha Beautillion, we spotlight Zuhri Burgess. His profile, courtesy of the Alphas, says: “Zuhri Kebede Tahjame Burgess was born on the island of Bermuda on March 16, 2000 to Aljame Zuill
Source: Cana News | ST. VINCENT-POLITICS – Morocco demands apology for assault of diplomat in St. Vincent KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, May 23, CMC – The delegate… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: iWitness News | Accused murderer commends detective for telling ‘absolute truth’ An accused murder has thanked a detective for telling the court what the man on trial described as “the absolute truth” of what the investigator witnessed. Veron Primus’ commendation to detective Sergeant Malcolm Alexander came on Tuesday as the preliminary inquiry into … Continue reading
Source: Cana News | HAITI-LABOUR-Factories in Haiti’s industrial park closed following protests PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti , May 23, CMC – Garment work… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Barbados Today | Security guard admits to stealing on the job A presentencing report has been ordered into the life of a female security guard who admitted to stealing from her employer over the weekend. Chantel Sharika Alicia Drakes of Forde’s Road, Clapham Drive, St Michael told Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant in the District ‘A’
Source: Nation Newspaper | Pilots’ union not happy with LIAT, management responds ST JOHN’S – The Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) says the management of the regional carrier, LIAT has failed to honour an agreement concerning a new salary structure and a result the…
Source: iWitness News | Morocco demands apology for assault of envoy in St. Vincent The delegate assaulted at the United Nations decolonisation conference in St. Vincent on Thursday has been identified as Moroccan diplomat Mohammed Ali El Khamlichi, who is based in St. Lucia. El Khamlichi is the Deputy Chief of Missions for the …
Source: Cana News | ST. LUCIA-MEDIA-Government undertaking a comprehensive review of public broadcasting CASTRIES, St Lucia, May 23, CMC—Information and Br… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Barbados Today | No progress There has been yet another delay in the hearing of the lawsuit brought against the State by former murder accused Frank Errol Gibson. This time, Gibson’s lead attorney, Larry Smith, has objected to the legal representative for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) making oral submissions that madame Justice
Source: Saba News | Ladder Bay Trail closed during ‘Elsa’ salvaging The lower section of the Ladder Bay Trail will be temporarily closed and the dive-site buoy will be temporarily removed during the salvaging process of motor yacht Elsa. A public notice issued Friday by the Public Entity of Saba reads that due to precautionary
Source: The Daily Herald | Non-active Coast Guard Officer Illidge shot dead WILLEMSTAD–Gregory Bertrand Illidge, born in Aruba on January 8, 1963, was shot and killed in Curaçao on Sunday.
Source: The Daily Herald | GEBE meeting on Wednesday PHILIPSBURG–Members of Parliament (MPs) will continue their discussion about the current state of affairs at utilities company GEBE on Wednesday starting at 2:00pm in Parliament House. Energy Affairs Minister and Shareholder’s Representative Christophe Emmanuel will be present for the session together with the management team of
Source: The Daily Herald | ‘La Case Creole’ recreation a highlight of St. Louis Fête MARIGOT–The historic cultural grounds of St. Louis hosted the annual Rambaud St. Louis Freetown Fête on Sunday, a reminder that a legacy of cultural activities always existed in this village and who better to revive them than the Rambaud St.
Source: The Daily Herald | Boasman: ‘No witch hunt’ will be tolerated from Asset Team PHILIPSBURG–No witch hunt will be tolerated from the recently installed Asset Recovery Team, Justice Minister Rafael Boasman assured Members of Parliament (MPs) on Monday afternoon. His assurance to Parliament and the community comes on the heels of serious concerns and
Source: The Daily Herald | Minister Doncher’s brother tipped to serve on Airport Holding board AIRPORT–Businessman Dexter Doncher has been identified as a candidate to fill the Chairman’s position on the Airport Holding Board of Princess Juliana International Airport SXM. The Council of Ministers will vote this week on his appointment.
Source: The Daily Herald | Suspicious men held at Hollywood Casino COLE BAY–Police reported on Monday that a patrol was directed to Hollywood Casino on Sunday close to 2:00am which resulted in the arrest of three men.
Source: The Daily Herald | First murder for 2017 reported in Anguilla ANGUILLA–Police are reporting a shooting incident in the area of the Yellow Banana store in Stoney Ground that resulted in the death of 24 year old Anderson Carty of North Hill. This is the first murder in Anguilla for 2017.
Source: Stabroek News | GBTI to recover funds lost in alleged fraud -Board Chairman Shareholders of the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) were last evening assured that the bank would recover the $941 million lost in a fraudulent transaction allegedly conducted by gold dealer Saddiqi Rasul. The post GBTI to recover funds lost
Source: Stabroek News | Trio to stand trial for murder of Hill Foot farmer The three accused in the murder of Hill Foot farmer Anthony Breedy were yesterday committed to stand trial by a city court, and one of them later went on a rampage in the courtyard, where he assaulted a police inspector. The
Source: Stabroek News | GuySuCo warns it may be forced to close Uitvlugt estate The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) has said that if the 375 cane-harvesters and cane-transporters of the Wales estate do not support the Uitvlugt Improvement Programme (UIP), it may be forced to close the estate. The post GuySuCo warns it may be
Source: Stabroek News | Ministry flayed over handling of purchase of vehicle for PM At a Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament hearing yesterday, the Ministry of the Presidency came in for criticism for its handling of the purchase of a vehicle for Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo. The post Ministry flayed over handling of purchase
Source: Stabroek News | CDC widens relief efforts as list of affected areas grows The Civil Defence Com-mission (CDC) was yesterday preparing to extend its surveillance and relief efforts as it received reports of more flood-affected areas in regions 8 and 7. The post CDC widens relief efforts as list of affected areas grows appeared
Source: Stabroek News | Project for more effective engagement with diaspora underway Minister of State, Joseph Harmon yesterday said that the Government is committed to working with the Guyanese diaspora as he declared open the Regional Project for “Effective and Sustainable Diaspora Engagement for Development in the Caribbean”. The post Project for more effective engagement
Source: Stabroek News | Emergency M purchase for National Intelligence Centre still to be delivered 17 months after The Ministry of the Presidency has not yet received $19.108 million worth of emergency CCTV system supplies, paid for in full since December, 2015, for the National Intelligence Centre using monies from the Contingency Fund. The post
Source: Stabroek News | Stephen Vieira released Biker Stephen Vieira, who was arrested last Thursday in connection with the recent discovery of almost 85 kilos of cocaine at Zeelugt, was released yesterday after a warrant that was issued for his arrest was recalled by the Chief Magistrate. The post Stephen Vieira released appeared first on
Source: Stabroek News | Achievers tops points table after first round of DVA volleyball league Young Achievers Volleyball Club lead the points table after notching up two wins on the opening night of the Demerara Volleyball Association (DVA) A-Division volleyball league at the National Gymnasium, Sunday. The post Achievers tops points table after first round
Source: St. John Source | Senate Rules Committee Keeps WICO Alternative Tax Unchanged WICO President Clifford Graham testifies. (Photo by Barry Leerdam courtesy of the V.I. Legislature) Members of the Senate Rules Committee on Monday sent a bill to buy the historic Estate Catherineberg house from the West Indian company on for a final floor
Source: St. John Source | The V.I. Budget Crisis: Part 7, What About Horse Racing and Casino Gambling? Everyone in the Virgin Islands knows the V.I. government is at a crossroads, facing budget deficits, growing debt and an inability to borrow. This series has looked at how and why this came to be and is
Source: Barbados Today | ‘Tourist arrivals a new record pace’ Barbados is on pace for a second straight record year in long-stay visitor arrivals, according to Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy. Sealy today announced that the island recorded an 8.2 per cent rise in arrivals as at the end of April, when compared to the
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Six Females Among Government Senate Appointments Including Positions of President and Vice-President Six females have been named to fill Government Senate Appointments in the Upper Chamber including Mrs. Kathleen (Kay) Forbes-Smith and Dr. Mildred Hall, who will serve as President and Vice-President of the Upper Chamber respectively. Prime Minister, the Hon.
Source: Barbados Today | Cash block Slot machine operators here are having a cash problem – too much of it and nowhere to deposit it. Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite today disclosed that commercial banks are refusing to accept large amounts of cash from these businesses because of the labelling of Barbados as a money laundering
Source: Trinidad Guardian | Tuesday 23rd May, 2017 Job Hunter 95.1Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2017URL: http://digital.guardian.co.tt/?iid=153217#folio=38
Source: Trinidad Guardian | Same Piarco story after all these years Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2017The Minister of National Security, Dear Sir, The attached photograph was taken at Piarco Immigration on the evening of May 21, 2017. This is a regular occurrence for both tourists and Caricom citizens. We recently held a conference in Trinidad and
Source: Trinidad Guardian | With hydrofoils Tobago can be one hour away Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2017The committee appointed by the State to find a replacement for the Super Fast Galacia should consider viewing demonstrations of hydrofoil passenger and cargo crafts. These vessels, once under way, can lift their hulls out of the water by deploying
Source: Trinidad Guardian | Banks without conscience Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2017I have a chequing account with a major local bank. I withdrew my last $20 from the account using the bank’s ATM. On checking my account a couple days after I discovered that I now owe the bank $38.50. The bank took their ATM fee
Source: Trinidad Guardian | Further belt-tightening will entrench poverty Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2017For once in my life I believe the justice system is for the man on the street and on this rare occasion I agree with the opposition to axe the tax. In and out of amnesia I remembered during a political campaign a
Source: Newsday | EX-COP FOILS MURDER IT SEEMS that even in retirement, crime fighting is still in Cecil Santana’s blood.
Source: Newsday | Govt loses in court…again A MAJOR blow was dealt to government’s property tax collection drive as a judge’s temporary stay on the enforcement and implementation of the Valuation Return Form (Property Tax Form), has been extended to June 6.
Source: Trinidad Guardian | SHALE WINS Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2017Former Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani once famously said, “The stone age did not end for lack of stone, and the oil age will end long before the world runs out of oil.” His prediction is coming to pass. The world is awash
Source: Newsday | People turned away PERSONS trying to submit their valuation forms at the Ministry of Finance’s Valuation Division office at Palms Club in San Fernando were turned away yesterday after they were greeted with a sign which read: “Property tax on hold until further notice.”
Source: Newsday | Submit valuation forms…if you wish FINANCE Minister Colm Imbert yesterday said property owners can continue to submit their valuation forms, if they want to, despite court challenges by the Opposition to the property tax, which the State has appealed.
Source: Newsday | Khan: Petrotrin underperformance can’t continue PETROTRN’S underperformance cannot be allowed to continue, said Energy Minister Franklin Khan, who suggested the solution lies in adopting a “cash for equity model”, a possible byword for divestment/ privatisation.
Source: Newsday | Justice Jamadar explains APPELLATE Court judge Peter Jamadar has put on record how he and his two court colleagues were selected to sit on the appeal hearing of Justice Frank Seepersad’s order which temporarily halts implementation of the property tax.
Source: Jamaica Gleaner | Traumatised – Hurt by 2010 incursion, youngsters now behind west Kingston violence Disorder and acts of violence have become the order of the day in west Kingston.With almost daily shootings and murders, worried residents are now blaming youngsters who were mere children at the time of the May 2010 incursion by
Source: Jamaica Gleaner | ‘Jamaica Moves’ presented to Commonwealth health ministers Jamaica’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Winston De La Haye, on Sunday made his presentation at the annual Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting being held in Geneva, Switzerland.The presentation, which focused on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and the…
Source: Jamaica Gleaner | Major roadworks by NWA can stand up to scrutiny – Hunter Chief Executive officer of the National Works Agency (NWA), E.G. Hunter, has moved to defend major works carried out by his agency.He declared that there is no evidence that such roadworks have been found wanting.”One needs to establish factually…
Source: Jamaica Gleaner | Social-media war declared on lotto scammers Western Bureau:The Anti-Lottery Scam Task Force, which is now on a high following the recent extradition of several high-profile, alleged ‘lotto scammers’ has opened up another front in its war against the fraudulent scheme, using social media as…
Source: Jamaica Gleaner | JCF graduates get their feet wet in Half-Way Tree operation Police personnel, including a batch that graduated two weeks ago, flooded Half-Way Tree (HWT) yesterday as part of an initiative of the Police High Command to eradicate lawlessness from society.Similar to yesterday, increased presence within the HWT…
Source: Jamaica Gleaner | Carlos Hill trial postponed again The fraud trial of former Cash Plus boss Carlos Hill is scheduled to start in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston tomorrow.The trial was expected to start yesterday, but was again postponed because the judge selected to hear the case was…
Source: Jamaica Gleaner | Holness, Phillips urge J’cans to redouble efforts for Labour Day Jamaicans from all walks of life have been called to duty by Prime Minister Andrew Holness as the country celebrates Labour Day 2017. Holness, in his message, urged the country to unite in labour so as not to diminish the efforts
Source: Jamaica Gleaner | No, thank you! – Accused persons ignore sentence-reduction initiative Accused persons in the nearly 700 criminal cases that are before the Home Circuit Court yesterday turned their backs on an initiative implemented by court administrators that guaranteed significantly discounted sentences in exchange for pleading…
Source: Jamaica Gleaner | Proposal to dump ‘uncontrollable’ designation for violent children Two new measures called the Care Order and the Antisocial Behaviour Order are being proposed for the courts to use in treating with children. They would formally replace the ‘uncontrollable’ designation that some advocates argue results in the abuse…
Source: Trinidad Guardian | GENIUS OF THE MAN CALLED BURKETT David E Bratt, MDPublished: Tuesday, May 23, 2017A colleague has sent me a remarkable video of a conversation with the Irish surgeon Dr Denis Burkett done in 1993 some months before his death. Dennis Burkett is known in medical circles for two things. He described in
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Prime Minister Minnis Extols Virtues of New ‘People’s Government’ The new “People’s Government” will reflect the diversity of the Bahamian people and the talents found throughout the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and will include a spirit of community service, volunteerism and community awareness which are major themes of the new government.
Source: Trinidad Guardian | What we can learn from Marissa Nelson Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2017Last Christmas, Marissa Nelson–who became known as the 600-pound woman from Valencia–was photographed at her hospital room in Mt Hope carrying a broad smile, the smile of someone who could begin to see a new life after being effectively immobilised at
Source: Kaieteur News | Irregularities exposed in 2015 government spending at Presidency …vehicle, security cameras among questionable purchases A number of financial irregularities were found to have taken place within the Office of the Prime PAC Chairman, Irfaan Ali Minister and the Ministry of the Presidency for purchases and the financing of projects. These discoveries
Source: Kaieteur News | Authorities check Bank accounts for missing PetroCaribe money Investigators believe that during the reign of the People’s Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) administration, there was extensive pilfering from the proceeds of the PetroCaribe deal. To this extent, investigators are ready to “follow the trail.” PetroCaribe was an agreement struck between the governments
Source: Trinidad Guardian | .8mn Readymix shares traded Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2017Overall market activity resulted from trading in 13 securities of which one advanced, three declined and nine traded firm. Trading activity on the first tier market registered a volume of 2,083,671 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $22,380,356.12. Readymix (West Indies)
Source: Kaieteur News | Alleged Amelia’s Ward wife killer remanded Alleged wife-killer Michael London was remanded yesterday for the murder of his wife, 37-year-old Shenika Elliot- London, who succumbed to a brutal knife attack last Friday at her Lot 1206 Central Amelia’s Ward home. The handcuffed accused made a brief appearance before Magistrate Clive Nurse
Source: Kaieteur News | Murderous pirate attack in Corentyne Waters…One suspect in custody, boat engine recovered As investigators tighten their grip around what actually occurred that day in the Corentyne waters when Mahadeo Ramdehol lost his life while fishing, they have finally made inroads into the attack. Dead: Mahadeo Ramdehol Ian Amsterdam, Divisional Commander, has
Source: Kaieteur News | Two remanded after caught in car with fake number plates, illegal gun The two men, who police suspected were bandits after they were nabbed with an illegal gun and fake number plates were arraigned in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts yesterday. REMANDED: Jamie Marks and Mark Griffith The men Jamie Marks, 27,
Source: Kaieteur News | 0M worth of cocaine in wood…Magistrate discharges Stephen Vieira -as CANU withdraws arrest warrant Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan has withdrawn a warrant issued for the arrest of racing bike champion, Stephen Vieira, in connection with a $550M cocaine bust, after he made an appearance before her yesterday in the Georgetown Magistrates’
Source: Kaieteur News | Trini con-man captured in Guyana Trinidadian citizen, Daniel Ali, came to Guyana in 2014 and conned numerous persons throughout Guyana and some from as far as Berbice. But his tricks came to an end on Saturday when he was nabbed by the cops at Ogle, East Coast Daniel Ali Demerara (ECD).
Source: Kaieteur News | Trini kan man teach Guyanese a lesson Jagdeo change de laws of Guyana and Soulja Bai now trying to reverse it. That is why Guyana law different from anywhere in de world. Jagdeo law is only fuh de rich and not fuh de poor; is not fuh de dankey cart but
Source: Kaieteur News | Independence 5-K Run & Fitness Walk …Missenger, Scott takes top honors Isurdeen cops inaugural Wheel Chair category Despite the pouring rain a large turn-out saw National Distance runner Winston Missenger The start of the 5K race last Sunday. finish ahead of fellow National athlete Cleveland Thomas when the second annual Independence
Source: Kaieteur News | Xtreme Clean & Maintenance Co. ‘Gold Rush’ Futsal Tournament…All systems in place for Friday’s start – Organisers All systems are in place for Friday’s start of the Xtreme Clean & Maintenance Company ‘Gold Rush’ Futsal Tournament scheduled to kick-off, at the National Gymnasium. Part of the excitement that was witnessed in
Source: Nation Newspaper | Trenelle Byer located TRENELLE AILANI BYER has been traced. Police say the 13-year-old of Gilkes Road, Hindsbury, St Michael is safe. They had asked for help in locating her on Monday morning. The administration…
Source: Nation Newspaper | Festival plan THERE WILL BE no King or Queen of the Crop for Crop Over 2017. And once again there will be no Cohobblopot. However, after “intense discussion” on threatened action, there will be an $80 000 increase in…
Source: Nation Newspaper | Bank blues for businesses IT’S A CASE OF MORE MONEY, more problems for slot machine operators as they now face the prospects of not knowing where to put their earnings. That’s because commercial banks are apprehensive about…
Source: Nation Newspaper | Schoolgirl charged A 15-YEAR-OLD SCHOOLGIRL has been charged in connection with last week’s savage beating of a schoolmate, and other students are expected to face similar charges. Police last night revealed that the…
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Parker-Edgecombe to Head Information and Communications Arm; Oversee Transformation of ZNS/Modernization of BIS Former veteran broadcaster Mrs. Pakeisha Parker-Edgecombe will serve as Parliamentary Secretary for Information and Communication in the Office of the Prime Minister, Prime Minister, the Hon. Dr. Hubert Alexander Minnis said Monday. Prime Minister Minnis said Mrs. Parker-Edgecombe
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Desmond Bannister Sworn In as Minister of Works NASSAU, The Bahamas — The Hon. Desmond Bannister was sworn in as Minister of Works by Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House on Monday, May 22, 2017. Official photos by Letisha Henderson of Bahamas Information Services…
Source: Barbados Advocate | AG: Lobby at the highest level (From left) High Commissioner of the Canadian Embassy in Barbados, Marie Legault, shares a light moment with Director of Public Prosecutions Charles Clifton Leacock, Chief Justice (Ag) Sandra Mason, Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite and OAS Representative, Francis McBarnette, at the end of the opening ceremony
Source: Guyana Chronicle | Registrar charged with fraud REGISTRAR of Deeds, Azeena Baksh has been charged with obtaining money by false pretense and is to appear in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today for formal arraignment. Police instituted the charge on Monday on Baksh on allegations that she unlawfully paid herself gratuity amounting to $4.5M when
Source: Guyana Chronicle | Youths ‘aspire to inspire’ –with launch of innovative STREAMS project YOUTHS across all ten administrative regions of Guyana will be identifying and responding to challenges in their communities through the Youth Innovation Project of Guyana (YIPoG), launched Monday at the Umana Yana. Incorporating the areas of “STEAMS” (Science, Technology, Engineering,
Source: Guyana Chronicle | Region Eight floods: Water level rising in rivers due to overnight rains AS the authorities continue to monitor flood waters in Region Eight, residents of several North Rupununi villages have commenced harvesting several crops in anticipation of high water levels. On Monday, reports were that the water levels in several rivers
Source: Guyana Chronicle | Hutson confirmed as education chief MARCEL Hutson has been confirmed as the Chief Education Officer (CEO) of the Ministry of Education. Hutson has been acting in the position since August 2016 following the decision of the government not to renew the contract of former CEO, Olato Sam. In an interview with
Source: Guyana Chronicle | ‘You deserve more’ …Ramjattan seeks bigger subvention for Salvation Army MINISTER of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan has commended the work of the Salvation Army’s Drug Rehabilitation Programame, stating that it stands in his estimation as the number one humanitarian programme in the country. Alluding to the annual subvention of $10M granted
Source: Guyana Chronicle | Manchester Arena blast… 19 dead, scores injured NINETEEN people have been killed and about 50 injured in a blast at Manchester Arena, police have said. Witnesses said they heard two loud bangs, reported to be in the foyer, after a pop concert by Ariana Grande. Greater Manchester Police said there are
Source: Barbados Today | Parents must pay! Government’s top legal advisor today said he intended to hold responsible, the parents of children who perpetrate acts of violence against fellow students or teachers. Responding to a recent viral video which showed a female student being beaten merciless by a group of fellow students, an impassioned Attorney
Source: Guyana Chronicle | Independence of the judiciary In what was probably President David Granger’s most forceful presentation to the Judiciary, should it be heeded, Guyana is bound to find itself sitting proudlyamong nations where the rule of law reigns supreme. Efforts and recognition by the APNU+AFC Government to create the environment where an independent judiciary
Source: Barbados Today | 40 years of Sino-Barbados relations In his first address to the United Nations on the occasion of Barbados’ admission to the world body after gaining Independence from Britain on November 30, 1966, the Right Excellent Errol Walton Barrow, our first prime minister, enunciated a policy position that subsequently became a guiding
Source: Guyana Chronicle | ‘It’s alive and kicking!’ Parking-meter consultations begin today “IT’S alive, it’s kicking, and it’s well! It’s not going to die!” Georgetown Mayor Patricia Chase-Green said on Monday about the controversial parking meter project. The seven-member committee, headed by Councillor Malcolm Ferreira, finally broke its silence at yesterday’s statutory meeting, and provided
Source: Guyana Chronicle | Norman McLean among nominees for registries board MAJOR General (Rtd), Norman Mc Clean, has been nominated by the Private Sector Commission to sit on the Governing Board of the Deeds and Commercial Registry. In a release on Monday, the Attorney General Chambers stated that nominees for the Governing board of the
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Grand Bahama Parliamentarians Admonished “Not to Forget God” Holding true to the traditions and beliefs of the Bahamian people of acknowledging God, the newly-elected Government of The Bahamas held a day of thanksgiving at various churches throughout The Bahamas on Sunday, May 21, 2017. In Grand Bahama Deputy Prime Minister and
Source: Guyana Chronicle | Gov’t committed to working with Guyanese diaspora -Min. Harmon tells workshop Efforts by the Government to intensify discussions with the diaspora on entrepreneurial opportunities have advanced one step further with the hosting of the Go See Visit 2017 project. At the opening of the three day conference being held at the
Source: Barbados Today | Don’t fear video recordings, police told Members of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) are being urged not to fear the prospect of being recorded by the public while carrying out their duties. In the wake of a video which went viral on social media, appearing to show a police officer
Source: Stabroek News | Ball in Bravo’s court, says chief selector BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – With the critical tour of England looming, chief selector Courtney Browne has said there is still no timetable for Darren Bravo’s return to the West Indies side. The post Ball in Bravo’s court, says chief selector appeared first on Stabroek
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Survivors at Cancer Society Ball Salluted BTC was a Platinum Sponsor at last weekend’s Cancer Society Ball. In addition to its sponsorship of this event, BTC remains committed to supporting their initiatives year round. The Executive Management team and staff members attended the ball. CEO Leon Williams said, “We were happy
Source: Barbados Today | Remembering Arch Cot – ten years later It’s hard to believe that it was almost ten years ago when the collapse of an apartment complex in Arch Cot, Brittons Hill, St Michael sent chills down the spines of Barbadians. The island had waited with bated breath as efforts were made to find
Source: Cayman News Service | Cayman spared in global ransomware attack (CNS): The RCIPS has said that the Financial Crime Unit has not received any reports that anyone in the Cayman Islands has been affected by the recent global cyber attack. But the attackers behind the WannaCry Ransomware are still trying to solicit cash from victims in
Source: St. Lucia Times | 19 dead in Manchester blast (CNN)At least 19 people are dead and about 50 injured in a possible terrorist incident Monday at Manchester Arena in England, where pop singer Ariana Grande was performing, Greater Manchester Police said. “This is currently being treated as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise,”
Source: Bernews | ‘Che-Che’: Model, Footballer, Dancer, Equestrian [Written by Eron Hill] Che’-Chulae’ Monet Dowling is not your average 12-year-old. The young model, footballer, dancer, and equestrian has a work ethic second to none that has allowed her to succeed at anything that she sets her sights on. Her most recent accomplishment is the launch
Source: Barbados Today | ‘Bravo’s fate in his hands’ With the tour of England looming, chief selector Courtney Browne has said there is still no timetable for Darren Bravo’s return to the West Indies side. In fact, Browne told the Massy United Insurance Line and Length TV show that the responsibility was now on the
Source: Cayman Eye News | The Progressives: Youth, sport & the elderly From The Progressives 2017 Manifesto YOUTH & SPORT ENHANCING THE LIVES OF Life today is more complicated than it was a decade ago and it is becoming increasingly challenging for young people. It is crucial that we focus on the future of Cayman
Source: Cayman Eye News | The Progressives: STRONGER From The Progressives 2017 Manifesto A STRONGER CAYMAN BRAC & LITTLE CAYMAN Our vision for Cayman Brac & Little Cayman includes a development plan that encourages economic growth based on the preservation of the environment, culture, and traditions of the Sister Islands. Development must be sufficient to
Source: Cayman Eye News | The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands to host The Business of Art • Symposium with guest presenter NAGB Director, Amanda Coulson Join the NGCI for a full day of presentations and workshops that explore how artists and creatives can build a business around their talent, from initially developing a
Source: Cayman Eye News | Cayman Islands: Liquor Licence Holders Cannot Sell Alcohol During Elections Liquor licence holders in the Cayman Islands are reminded that they cannot conduct liquor sales between 7am and 7pm on Wednesday, 24 May. According to section 91 of the Election Law (2013), no intoxicating liquor shall be sold, offered for
Source: Cayman Eye News | The Editor Speaks: There was little good nature in Progressives motorcade clash. The Progressives put on a very Impressive motorcade last Saturday (20) that started at West Bay and went around Grand Cayman and finished up in Savannah in the backyard of one of the Progressives candidates, Heather Bodden. There
Source: Cayman Eye News | Higgs & Johnson associate wins Worldwide Excellence Award Jo-Anne Stephens earns highest average marks in exams leading to STEP Diploma in International Trust Management GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, 22 MAY 2017. Jo-Anne Stephens, an associate at full service corporate and commercial law firm Higgs & Johnson, has been awarded the
Source: Cayman Eye News | Cayman Progressives: Finances & Government From The Progressives Manifesto 2017 STRONG GOVERNMENT FINANCES Over the last four years, the Progressives Government, has returned the country to a secure financial position. We did so through economic growth and carefully managing our finances. This has resulted in solid budget surpluses. Surpluses that
Source: Cayman Eye News | Jamaicans dominate foreign prisoner population in Cayman From RJR News According to newly released data, there are more Jamaicans than any other foreign nationals imprisoned in The Cayman Islands. A report published by the Cayman Reporter newspaper shows that, of the 147 inmates behind bars, 17 are Jamaicans. Two of
Source: Cayman Eye News | ICC World League: Qatar to start campaign against Cayman Islands By Fawad Hussain From The Peninsula Qatar will take on Cayman Islands in their opening match of ICC World League Division 5, according to details revealed by the International Cricket Council for the eight-nation tournament to be played in South
Source: Cayman Eye News | Pressure mounts on Carnival Cruise Lines as TripAdvisor pulls the plug on selling tickets to cruel Cayman Turtle Centre On the eve of World Turtle Day, the world’s largest travel website – TripAdvisor – has removed the sale of tickets to the Cayman Turtle Centre, where over 5,000 endangered sea
Source: Bernews | ‘Pile Driving’ To Start At Airport Project Site Starting Thursday, May 25 through to October, pile driving will be taking place at the construction site of the new airport terminal. “This is the process of hammering steel piles into the ground at a depth of 115 feet within the footprint of the
Source: iNews Guyana | AG Chambers provides list of nominees for Deeds & Commercial Registries Board …says Board will be fully constituted after Amendment Bill passed in June Attorney General, Basil Williams, SC Nominees for the Governing Board of the Deeds and Commercial Registry Authority have been identified and have been submitted to Cabinet for
Source: Carib Vision | Caribbean Newsline (May 22) In the headlines: A possible showdown looms between LIAT and its pilots over pay… And in Sports… Still no word as to when Darren Bravo will return to the West Indies team… Source
Source: Bahamas Weekly | BTVI’s New Providence Campus Graduation 2017 During his maiden formal presentation as Minister of Education, the Honourable Jeffrey Lloyd minced no words regarding his views on technical vocational education and training (TVET), stating that it serves as the core discipline in the efficiency of any society. “Stop disrespecting technical and vocational
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Samsung President Set to Meet BTC CEO Just a week ago, BTC introduced the brand new Samsung Galaxy S8 to the country. On the weekend, BTC began installing experience tables for the Samsung product lines in its stores. The experience table allows you to touch and feel all the entire Samsung
Source: Barbados Today | VENEZUELA – Burned alive CARACAS – Doctors rallied in Venezuela on Monday in the latest street protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, as a young man lay in hospital after being set on fire by an angry crowd. The death toll climbed to 48 over the weekend, with hundreds
Source: iNews Guyana | Contingency Fund utilised in 2016 to reimburse GINA for money spent in 2015 …GINA Director unable to explain, request auditors scrutinise the books again Beverly Alert Director of the Government Information Agency (GINA), Beverly Alert, today (May 22, 2017) called for auditors to again take a look at the entity’s finances,
Source: St. Lucia Times | Fatalities after incident at Manchester concert CNN)There are fatalities following an incident at Manchester Arena in England on Monday, according to local police. In a Facebook post, Greater Manchester Police released the following statement: “Emergency services are currently responding to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena. There are a
Source: The Daily Herald | Anguillians take the stage at Lit Fest on Saturday Anguillian presenters at the Rise up and Shine breakfast session. ANGUILLA–Presenters on Saturday, May 20, Rise up and Shine breakfast session at the Lit Fest were from Anguilla. It was under the theme “Revolution Revelations” and held in the beautiful setting
Source: Barbados Today | Wales’ Cup The Barbados Football Association 2017 Digicel Premier League cheque has been signed with Neighbourhood Care Pharmaceutical Weymouth Wales’ name written on it. Wales, the new titleholders and one of the island’s most popular clubs, were destined to lift the cup and needed just three match-winning points which they secured
Source: Nation Newspaper | Deaths reported at Ariana Grande concert MANCHESTER – A blast on Monday night at a concert in the northern English city of Manchester where US singer Ariana Grande had been performing left an unknown number of people dead and injured, police…
Source: Cayman Compass | Candidates make last bid for votes At least three rival rallies will take place across Grand Cayman Tuesday night as the independent candidates, the Cayman Democratic Party and the Progressives make their final pitch to voters before the midnight deadline for all campaigning to stop.
Source: Cayman Compass | Need a beer on Election Day? Buy in advance The Cayman Islands will be “dry” on Wednesday – no alcohol sales are allowed – between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. as per the Elections Law.
Source: Cayman Compass | Man arrested in dog burning case An 18-year-old North Side resident has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty in connection with the case surrounding a dog that was burned earlier this month, police reported on Monday.
Source: Cayman Compass | Observers: Cayman elections achieve ‘broad equality’ There are only six Commonwealth elections observers in Cayman this week, but they can show up anywhere, any time on Election Day.
Source: Stabroek News | British police say 19 dead, 50 injured in Manchester “terrorist incident” MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) – At least 19 people were killed in a blast at a concert in the English city of Manchester on Monday where U.S. The post British police say 19 dead, 50 injured in Manchester “terrorist incident” appeared
Source: Anguilla News | Anguilla records 1 st murder for 2017 – Young Male Shot (The Valley, Anguilla) – The Royal Anguilla Police Force is investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident which occurred in the area of Yellow Banana,
Source: Nation Newspaper | Sealy highlights tourism achievements BARBADOS IS ON stream for a hat trick of record tourist arrivals. Word of this from Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy who was speaking to the media during a break of the opening session of the 31st annual…
Source: Cayman Compass | More than 1,000 have already voted An estimated 5 percent of Cayman’s registered voters have already cast ballots for Wednesday’s general election, although it will not be known how they voted until election night.
Source: Cayman Compass | Jonathan Kern named top community police officer A Cayman Islands police constable, who helped develop a smartphone app to improve communication between neighborhood cops and residents, has been named the Caribbean’s top community policing officer for 2017. Jonathan Kern, who works with the neighborhood policing unit and currently patrols the George
Source: Cayman Compass | Bodden Town man admits breaking into cars Jeff Pandohie, 48, appeared in Summary Court on Monday afternoon, when he pleaded guilty to seven charges, including two relating to damaging a vehicle.
Source: Cayman Compass | Criminal damage complaint made after motorcade Police are investigating a complaint of criminal damage in connection with a vehicle that was scratched as the Progressives motorcade was intercepted Saturday by supporters of independent candidate Dwayne “John John” Seymour.
Source: Barbados Today | ‘A curvy road’ TEHRAN — Iran’s newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani on Monday called relations with the United States “a curvy road”, saying he hoped the Trump administration will “settle down” enough for his nation to better understand it. Rouhani also criticized Saudi Arabia after it just hosted President Donald Trump’s
Source: Barbados Today | Barbados beaten KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls made amends for their disappointing netball result in Friday’s series opener with a 40-34 defeat of Barbados in last night’s second contest, to take a 1-0 lead in the three-Test series. Playing at the National Arena, World number four Jamaica controlled the game
Source: iNews Guyana | 2 of the 4 nabbed en route to robbery charged, remanded Mark Griffith, a miner of Linden and Jake Marks, 27 of Parfaith Harmonie, West Bank Demerara were charged as they appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Monday. Duo charged, Mark Griffith in white and Jake
Source: Bernews | Design Chosen For Bermuda Triangle Landmark A panel of judges representing eight local organisations has selected the winning design for a new Bermuda Triangle art installation at Clearwater Beach, with Bermudian Shane Mora being chosen following a Request for Proposal [RFP] process that inspired eleven qualified submissions. The BTA said, “The objective
Source: Cayman Compass | Eight arrested in ganja bust Eight men were arrested during a Royal Cayman Islands Police drug raid Friday night in West Bay district.
Source: Bernews | Photos: America’s Cup Teams Practice Racing With the countdown clock ticking over to just five days before the start of the 35th America’s Cup, all six teams took to Bermuda’s Great Sound today [May 22] with three [Artemis Racing, Emirates Team New Zealand and Land Rover BAR] taking part in another day
Source: Cayman Compass | Hurricane shelter volunteers sought The Department of Children and Family Services is looking for volunteers to help out during hurricane season in Cayman.
Source: Cana News | CRICKET-COUNTY-Wells, van Zyl hit centuries after Barbadian Archer hurts Durham Barbadian seamer Jofra Archer … claimed a five-w… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Barbados Today | Rocco Bowen tall in the saddle AUBURN, Washington – Barbadian jockey Rocco Bowen kept up his frenetic pace in the new Emerald Downs season when he reeled off a double in yesterday’s nine-race card. The reigning champion, who celebrates his 28th birthday tomorrow, won the day’s opener with 3-1 chance Kadesha before
Source: Nation Newspaper | Fogging schedule May 23 to 26 THE VECOTR CONTROL UNIT of the Ministry of Health continues its efforts to eradicate the Aedes aegypti mosquito this week. On Tuesday, May 23, the team will be in St Michael to spray Hinds Hill, Husbands…
Source: Curacao Chronicle | Bermuda opposition to put government to the test in no-confidence motion Opposition leader David Burt (left) is ready to square off against the ruling one Bermuda alliance led by Premier Michael Dunkley (right). HAMILTON – A no-confidence motion against Premier Michael Dunkley will be the first order of business for the
Source: The Royal Gazette | Three women hurt fleeing shooting incident Police now say that three females were injured in connection with the shooting of a 17-year-old boy in Devonshire on Friday night. It happened in the North Shore and Glebe roads area at around 11. 15pm. It is now understood that the teenage male
Source: The Royal Gazette | Ascendant Group up 3 Shares of energy utility Ascendant Group, the parent of Belco, improved by 25 cents, or 3 per cent, to 8. 50 after 17,300 traded. The Royal GazetteBSX Index closed at 2,043. 76, up 2. 41 points, or 0. 12 per cent. On the New York Stock
Source: The Royal Gazette | Parade will feature more than 50 groups More than 50 different group and organisation participants will take part in this years Bermuda Day Parade. The line-up includes bands, floats, dance troupes, and much more. Printed programme inserts listing all participants will be placed in tomorrows edition of ltigtThe Royal Gazette.
Source: The Royal Gazette | Official opening for Caroline Bay Marina The Caroline Bay Marina was formally opened in a ribbon-cutting ceremony this afternoon. Despite light showers around 100 people trekked to Morgans Point for the ribbon cutting, including developers Nelson Hunt and Craig Christensen and a number of sailors from the boats already docked
Source: Cana News | FOOTBALL-CFU-Jabloteh stunned by Cibao FC to miss out Champions League PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, May 22, CMC – Luckless Sa… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Nation Newspaper | No Cohobblopot or King and Queen of the Crop COHOBBLOPOT is off the cards once again. Just short of one month after Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley said the event would make a return, he was forced to change his tune. Speaking during…
Source: Curacao Chronicle | Asset Recovery Team confiscates three houses in Curaçao WILLEMSTAD – The Curaçao Asset Recovery Team (Afpakteam) confiscated three houses today on the island. These three houses are part of two criminal cases in the Netherlands. The confiscated properties are one house on Caracasbaaiweg and one in Janthiel, better known as Damasco
Source: iNews Guyana | MOTP PS grilled by PAC over breach of procurement rules in purchasing PM’s luxury ride Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of the Presidency (MOTP), Abena Moore, was on Monday hauled over the proverbial coals, when she appeared before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, to answer to queries raised
Source: Nation Newspaper | BRA Oistins to reopen tomorrow THE BARBADOS REVENUE AUTHORITY wishes to advise the public that its Oistins location will reopen for business tomorrow, May 23, after closing early today due to an environmental challenge. The issue…
Source: Bernews | Overseas Territories Discuss The Environment Minister of the Environment Sylvan Richards joined representatives from 12 other UK Overseas Territories [UKOTs] and Crown Dependencies [CDs] on the Channel Island of Alderney. Designates came together from as far afield as Pitcairn and the British Virgin Islands on 27 and 28 April to discuss the
Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer | Brother of Missing Teen Uncooperative with Investigation Basseterre, St. Kitts-The brother of missing teen Leanna Napoleon is said to be uncooperative with police conducting the investigation into his sister’s disappearance. The revelation came from police officer Sergeant Lyndita Powell of the Special Victims Unit (SVU) during a press
Source: Bernews | Rifle & Drill Team Set For Bermuda Day Parade A ladies’ drill and rifle team set up with help from the Royal Bermuda Regiment is set to shine in Wednesday’s Bermuda Day parade. The Bermuda Rifle and Drill Team is set to field its biggest-ever contingent of 37 – with junior members
Source: Cana News | FOOTBALL-CARIBBEAN-Jamaican Kelly blasts second hat-trick as Reno win again NEW YORK, May 22, CMC – Prolific Jamaican striker … You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Bernews | 30 Minute Video: May 22 ZBM Evening News 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 | NBC Sports To Show Over 40 Hours Of AC NBC Sports Group will present more than 40 hours of coverage of the 2017 America’s Cup from Bermuda across NBC, NBCSN and the NBC Sports app, beginning this Friday, May 26, with coverage of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers on NBCSN. NBCSN and
Source: iNews Guyana | Police apprehend wanted T&T conman who was operating for years in Guyana Daniel Ali Approximately three years after an arrest warrant was issued for a suspected con artist from Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), police finally managed to apprehend the confidence trickster on Friday last at an apartment in Ogle, East Coast
Source: Saba News | Information meetings Subsidy regulation “Opportunities for all children” successful Last week, the social organizations on Saba, Bonaire and St. Eustatius, were informed during information sessions about the new funding scheme “Opportunities for all children”. From 2017 until 2021, one million euros will be made available, with the aim to provide all
Source: Bernews | Hamilton Princess Unveil New Staff Uniforms Hamilton Princess & Beach Club today [May 22], debuted the new designer uniforms for pool and Beach Club employees. The hotel has collaborated with British men’s fashion designer, Orlebar Brown, in creating the new uniforms. They consist of Orlebar Brown white Jarrett Cotton Polo Shirts and blue
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Four PLP Senators Appointed The Progressive Liberal Party is pleased to announce that upon the advice of the Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. Philip Brave Davis, to Her Excellency the Governor General pursuant to Article 39(3) of the Constitution, the following persons will be appointed to the Senate on Tuesday,
Source: Bernews | Weather Forecast For Tuesday May 23 Tuesday, May 23 is expected to be cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day, with the high to be near 24°C/76°F and the low to be near 22°C/71°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be SSW. The relative humidity is
Source: Cayman News Service | Eight people arrested in WB drug raid (CNS): Police have arrested eight people, including three teenagers, for drug-related offences following a raid at an address in Birch Tree Hill Road, West Bay, on Friday evening. Officers went to the residency around 5pm in the evening and found around 8lbs of
Source: The Royal Gazette | Senators debate trust and transparency Transparency and trust took centre stage as senators met this morning. A 90-minute motion to adjourn came at the end of a relatively short session, in which only one Bill was addressed at the Senates temporary location in the House of Assembly. One Bermuda Alliance
Source: Cayman News Service | Police charge BT man over criminal damage (CNS): As police continue their clampdown in Bodden Town after a crime spike in the district, which included a surge of burglaries and car thefts, a 48-year-old man has been charged with criminal damage and is expected to appear in court Monday. The
Source: Nation Newspaper | Apply for National Development Scholarships 2017 A WIDE RANGE of options are available once again under the National Development Scholarships, and Barbadians are encouraged to apply now. Interested persons, between the ages of 18 and 40, who have…
Source: Cayman News Service | Teenager arrested on animal cruelty allegations (CNS): Police arrested an 18-year-old boy from North Side Sunday on suspicion of animal cruelty in connection with an incident where a dog was set on fire at a property in the district. The RCIPS investigation began on 13 May after a pit bull cross-breed named
Source: Cana News | JAMAICA-FOREIGN AFFAIRS- Jamaica and Dominican Republic sign visa waiver agreement KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 22, CMC – Jamaica and the D… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: The Royal Gazette | Fitch upgrades Butterfield Bank Butterfield Banks credit rating has been upgraded by Fitch Ratings. The New York-based rating agency said today that it had raised the banks viability rating to bbb from bbb- after its review of the bank. Fitch has also affirmed Butterfields support-driven long-term issuer default rating of
Source: Curacao Chronicle | Food product expiry date & safety Tons of expired meat and products are being sold apparently for a long time on the island of Curacao, raising many questions about efficiency & credibility among big names in the food industry. Many it seems are unaware of this crucial element endangering health and
Source: iNews Guyana | Marcel Hutson confirmed as Chief Education Officer Chief Education Officer (CEO) Marcel Hutson Marcel Hutson has been confirmed as the Chief Education Officer (CEO) of the Ministry of Education. Hutson has been acting in the position, from August 2016, following the decision of the government not to renew the contract of
Source: Cana News | A call for help GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 22, CMC – Venezuela’s Amba… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Cana News | GUYANA-POLITICS- Venezuela appeals to Guyana and other regional governments for help GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 22, CMC – Venezuela’s Amba… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: iNews Guyana | Letter: An attack on people who are simply standing up for their livelihood Dear Editor, Our Union was very disturbed to read Mr Abel Seetaram’s letter appearing in the May 20, 2017 Guyana Chronicle entitled “GAWU, PPP using schoolchildren during protest”. We see Mr Seetaram’s letter as an attack on people
Source: The Royal Gazette | Noisy airport construction work set to begin The noisiest phase of construction pile driving will take place at the new airport terminal site from Thursday. Workmen will be hammering steel piles into the ground at a depth of 115ft within the footprint of the new terminal and passenger bridges, according
Source: Puerto Rico Report | MacArthur Introduces Puerto Rico Task Force Economic Empowerment Act Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) has introduced HR 2429, the Puerto Rico Task Force Economic Empowerment Act, in the House of Representatives. The comprehensive bill includes measures designed to “support businesses in Puerto Rico, improve health funding for Puerto Rico, and promote
Source: Havana Times | Ecuador’s Lenin Moreno Promises a New Style of Leadership On Wednesday, socialist Lenin Moreno, from the governing Alianza Pais movement, will become the constitutional president of Ecuador. He says he is open to creating a dialogue with all sectors, including opponents, who he is reaching out to.
Source: Cana News | CARIBBEAN-TOURISM-Tourism interests urged to recognize the region’s “sensitive biological treasures” BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 22, CMC 0 The Caribbean … You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Curacao Chronicle | Venezuela death toll nears 50 as protest violence escalates Protests in Venezuela continue. CARACAS – A 23-year-old man died from a gunshot wound to the chest on Saturday, raising to 48 the number of people known to have been killed in seven weeks of protests against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro. Gunmen
Source: Curacao Chronicle | Prime Minister asks embattled Public Health Minister to answer questions in Parliament WILLEMSTAD – Prime Minister of Curaçao Gilmar Pisas asked Parliament to give the Minister of Public Health, Environment and Nature, Sisline Girigoria an opportunity to answer questions this coming Thursday. The Minister will have to explain her trip to
Source: Caribbean 360 | Pilots’ Union Tells LIAT to Change Course or It Will Experience Turbulence The post Pilots’ Union Tells LIAT to Change Course or It Will Experience Turbulence appeared first on Caribbean360.
Source: St. John Source | Urban & Community Forestry Council to Hold Native Trees and Flowers Fair The U.S. Virgin Islands Urban & Community Forestry Council Inc. will host the first St. Thomas-St. John V.I. Native Trees and Flowers Fair, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, June 10, in the Emancipation Garden. The theme
Source: iNews Guyana | Lindener accused of killing his wife remanded to prison Days after reportedly murdering his 37-year-old wife in their Linden home, a 35-year-old man was arraigned at the Wales Magistrate Court on Monday morning. The accused Michael London making his way out of court Michael London of lot 1206 Central Amelia’s Ward,
Source: iNews Guyana | Minister Norton discharged from hospital …expected back at work in 2 weeks’ time Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton has been discharged from the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) and is resting comfortably at home. Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton According to
Source: Stabroek News | Linden man charged with murder of wife The police say that a post-mortem was done on the body of Shenika Elliot London today and the cause of death was given as “multiple incised wounds’’. The post Linden man charged with murder of wife appeared first on Stabroek News.
Source: Nation Newspaper | Shutdown of Molyneux pumping station tomorrow THE BARBADOS WATER AUTHORITY wishes to advise residents and businesses in parts of St Thomas that tomorrow Tuesday, 23 May, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., there will be a shutdown of the Molyneux…
Source: Carib Vision | Caribbean in 10 (May 22) In the headlines: The Bank of Jamaica to assess how recent flooding in the island will affect inflation… And in Sport… Jamaica’s netballers come out on top in the opening game of the three–mach series against Barbados… Source
Source: Haiti Libre | Haiti – FLASH : TPS extension for 6 months (official) John F. Kelly, the Secretary of Homeland Security today announced his decision to extendfor an additional six months, the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti. This extension is effective…
Source: Caribbean 360 | Bermuda Opposition to Put Government to The Test In No-Confidence Motion The post Bermuda Opposition to Put Government to The Test In No-Confidence Motion appeared first on Caribbean360.
Source: Havana Times | One More Step Towards an Animal Protection Law in Cuba Just a week ago, the Cuban Association for the Defense of Animals called for a collection of signatures rejecting the crime that took place in Manzanillo. Almost 2,000 signatures were collected in just six days and there are still people who
Source: The St. Lucia Star | Taiwan’s Participation is Vital to Global Influenza Pandemic Preparedness and Response World Health Organisation Meeting last year. Disease knows no borders. Only by working together, leaving no one out, can we adequately address the challenges of emerging infectious diseases, which have been made all the more complex by the
Source: Nation Newspaper | Sunshine Girls take lead against Barbados JAMAICA’S SUNSHINE GIRLS defeated Caribbean neighbours Barbados 40-34 in yesterday’s game two at National Arena to take a 1-0 lead in the three-Test international series. It wasn’t the best of performances…
Source: Caribbean 360 | Climate Change and Flooding Threaten 4.2 Million People on Caribbean and Pacific Islands The post Climate Change and Flooding Threaten 4.2 Million People on Caribbean and Pacific Islands appeared first on Caribbean360.
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Caribbean Week New York adds new events for 2017; Travel Agent Forum Returns to Schedule New for Caribbean Week New York, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has added a RUM Rumble during Caribbean Media Marketplace (Thursday, June 8) where more than 125 journalists, as well as tourism officials and industry executives,
Source: The Royal Gazette | Woman admits damaging ex-partners truck A 60-year-old Pembroke woman has admitted throwing paint over her ex-partners truck. Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning, Barbara Johnson admitted causing wilful and unlawful damage in Devonshire on March 10. The court heard that the complainant had parked in front of a Devonshire residence
Source: Caribbean 360 | Flooding in Jamaica Could Affect Inflation, But Central Bank Trying to Figure out Just How Much The post Flooding in Jamaica Could Affect Inflation, But Central Bank Trying to Figure out Just How Much appeared first on Caribbean360.
Source: Caribbean 360 | Venezuela Death Toll Nears 50 As Protest Violence Escalates The post Venezuela Death Toll Nears 50 As Protest Violence Escalates appeared first on Caribbean360.
Source: The Royal Gazette | Beneficial ownership register rules updated Bermudian companies will have to update their beneficial ownership details if a proposed new law takes effect. At present, firms are only required to file beneficial ownership at formation with no obligation to inform island authorities of any changes. Bob Richards, Minister of Finance, said,
Source: Bahamas Weekly | European Cinema and Independent Sensibilities I don’t really get a chance to see as much cinema from Europe as I would like to while living in America (Los Angeles, California) and the Caribbean (The Bahamas). This is just another reason (of many other reasons) why I look forward to the Cannes
Source: Caribbean 360 | Rihanna Shines Bright Like A Diamond As She Launches Her Chopard Jewellery Line In Cannes The post Rihanna Shines Bright Like A Diamond As She Launches Her Chopard Jewellery Line In Cannes appeared first on Caribbean360.
Source: Cana News | ST. KITTS – POLITICS – Opposition prepares to regain leadership of the Federation BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, May 22, CMC – Leader of th… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login
Source: Nation Newspaper | Unrest in Salisbury REPORTS OUT OF Dominica say police were despatched to Salisbury this morning after the main road was blocked by debris which was set on fire. There were also reports of bottles and stones being thrown….
Source: Bahamas Weekly | Saint Lucia’s Roots & Soul Festival Entertainment Lineup Jamaican Reggae sensations Christopher Martin and Etana as well as American crooner Musiq Soulchild will be featured on the line up of the island’s first ever Roots & Soul Festival under the Soleil brand. The Roots & Soul Festival is the second of
Source: The St. Lucia Star | Vergnet Shares Expertise at CARILEC Chief Executive Officers and Finance Conference Vergnet wind turbines in the Bahamas. The company discussed innovative solutions to meet the energy and environment challenges facing Caribbean and Latin American countries at a CARILEC conference in Saint Lucia this week. Vergnet, a leading renewable energy
Source: Nation Newspaper | Lisa & Gabrielle – two peas in a pod LISA BAYLEY, because of the several hats she wears, interacted with children almost every day. But she wanted one of her own. When she gave birth to Gabrielle Bayley five years ago however, she never expected…
Source: The Royal Gazette | Absolute discharge for Devonshire man A 24-year-old man who made a run for it when police stopped him for speeding has been given an absolute discharge. Henry Stevens-Carty, of Devonshire, spent the night in custody after being arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning. Magistrates Court heard that Stevens-Carty
Source: The Royal Gazette | Mapping out your marketing options Tough restrictions on advertising and street trading will be put in place in Hamilton, the Great Sound and Dockyard for the Americas Cup with fines of up to 20,000 for offenders. Front Street in Hamilton as far back as Reid Street, as well as Albuoys
Source: The Royal Gazette | Safety-first approach essential for Cup The 35th Americas Cup is fast approaching, and the biggest event the island has ever hosted will bring with it an unprecedented number of boats on Bermudas waters. Some 2,000 private and public craft have registered for spectator flags so they can watch the action