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February 20, 2018

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Insurance Division Says Insurers Must Tell Customers if They are Underinsured

Source: St. John Source Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter at a November news conference. Potter spoke Wednesday about insurance. The Division of Banking, Insurance and Financial Regulation recently issued a bulletin placing responsibility on insurers to inform customers if they are underinsured, according to the Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Under V.I. law, Lt. Gov.…

Republic Financial Holdings records $340M profit

Source: Newsday Republic Financial Holdings Ltd (RFHL) has recorded TT$340 million in profit attributable to shareholders for the quarter ending December 31, 2017. Announcing the results last Thursday, RFHL chairman Ronald Harford said the improvement in profitability was driven mainly by better performance in the group’s overseas territories. “The profitability of the… Link:

Consumer Protection Bill Drafted

Source: Island Sun The long awaited Consumer Protection legislation is expected to be passed this year. This announcement was made by Junior Minister for Trade and Investment, Hon. Marlon Penn in the presence of Premier and Minister for Finance, Dr. the Hon. D. Orlando Smith on 18 January. In response to questions from…

Senate Panel OKs Veterinary Medicine Law Reforms

Source: St. John Source Sen. Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly during an August 2017 Senate hearing. (Legislature photo by Onaje Simmonds) The first portion of a bill to strengthen protections of animal health and welfare in the territory found no objections among members of the 32nd Legislature’s Committee on Health, Hospitals and Human Services Wednesday. The bill…

Ministers moved by baby’s case

Source: Trinidad Guardian RADHICA DE SILVAPublished: Thursday, February 1, 2018radhica.sookraj@guardian.co.tt Two Government Ministers touched by the plight of a six-month-old baby who suffered a fractured skull last year have reached out to help. Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh and Minister of Social Development and Family Services, Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn have taken an interest in the case…

Soldiers agree to repay $1.5m in payroll scam

Source: Trinidad Guardian Derek AchongPublished: Thursday, February 1, 2018Two soldiers, accused of defrauding the Defence Force of $1.5m in an alleged payroll scam, have agreed to repay the money. Lance corporal Jason Richards and private Josimar Belgrave gave the undertaking as the State’s civil lawsuit against them came up for hearing before Justice Ricky…

Widen search for diver to Grenada, Venezuela

Source: Trinidad Guardian RADHICA DE SILVAPublished: Thursday, February 1, 2018Wife pleads with authoritiesradhica.sookraj@guardian.co.tt Hope for finding missing diver Chevonne Bartholemew alive grew dimmer yesterday. Bartholemew went missing on Monday in a routine dive off Gasparee Island and his wife, Pete-Ann, is now pleading for the search to widen to as far as Grenada and…

Garcia downplaysValencia school fight

Source: Trinidad Guardian Published: Thursday, February 1, 2018Education Minister Anthony Garcia has accused the media of sensationalizing a fracas at the Valencia High School earlier this week. In an interview at his ministry yesterday, Garcia claimed that reports, which alleged that teachers had locked themselves in classrooms during the incident, were untrue based on…

Judge dismisses tennisduo arbitration request

Source: Trinidad Guardian Published: Thursday, February 1, 2018Two of T&T’s most decorated table tennis players have lost a bid to take their dispute over failing to be selected for the 2018 Commonwealth Games to the T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC)’s arbitration tribunal. Delivering a ruling in the Port-of-Spain High Court yesterday afternoon, Justice Eleanor Donaldson-Honeywell…

CPL 2018 commences August 8

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) have agreed on a window for the 2018 edition of the tournament. This year’s event will take place between August 8 and September 16. The opening round of matches will take place in Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana. This…

Permaul, Bishoo wreck Kent to give Jaguars opening Super50 win

Source: Guyana Chronicle NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC) – Spin twins Veerasammy Permaul and Devendra Bishoo wrecked English County Kent, to propel Guyana Jaguars to a comfortable 35-run victory in their opening Group B match of the Regional Super50 here yesterday. Defending a seemingly inadequate 233 at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground, Jaguars appeared…

Female defendant suffered ‘revenge porn’

Source: Cayman Compass A female defendant had no conviction recorded against her for damaging her ex-boyfriend’s car after Magistrate Valdis Foldats heard that she had been the victim of “revenge porn” before she committed the offense. Link: Female defendant suffered ‘revenge porn’

First Whistleblower Law takes effect

Source: Cayman Compass Nearly four years after former Complaints Commissioner Nicola Williams decried a culture of fear within the Cayman Islands government service, the British territory’s first law solely aimed at protecting whistleblowers – those who report wrongdoing within organizations – takes effect. Link: First Whistleblower Law takes effect

The Editor speaks: Common sense

Source: Cayman Eye News I hope you read the Front Page story in today’s iNews Cayman headlined “Obituary: Common Sense is dead”. The death of common sense article is humorous and is equally so true. There are three links where I found Common Sense sources because they have the same common thread and two…

City Hall hosts book exhibition

Source: St. Lucia Times GIS: The Display Celebrates Saint Lucian Authors and Writers. The Nobel Laureate Committee is pleased with the overwhelming support shown—particularly by the schools—for its annual book exhibition currently underway at the Castries City Hall. The exhibition, now into its third year, celebrates Saint Lucian authors and writers, and forms part…

Havana Weather for February 1-7

Source: Havana Times The days will be partially cloudy, with variable and weak winds, which will intensify slightly in the afternoons. The high temperatures will be between 24 and 27° C (75 and 81 F) while the lows will be between 17 and 19° C (63 and 66 F). Link: Havana Weather for

Nobel Laureate wreath laying

Source: St. Lucia Times GIS: The Ceremony Took Place at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College Where the Bodies of the Deceased are Interred. A wreath laying ceremony for Sir Arthur Lewis and Sir Derek Walcott was recently held in accordance with the Nobel Laureate calendar of activities. It was the first time that…

Dump truck overturns at Spotts

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A dump truck overturned on Shamrock Road Wednesday morning following a single-vehicle smash. No one was hurt and the RCIPS said that the collision is under investigation. But police have denied social media reports from various witnesses, including tourists, that suggest it was poor traffic directions by an officer…

Woman fined $8 000 after admitting to trafficking cannabis

Source: Nation Newspaper A Jamaican national today pleaded guilty to a number of drug-related offences which were committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport on January 21. Thirty-five-year-old Alicia Tamara Beckford… Link: Woman fined 000 after admitting to trafficking cannabis

Gunman evades harsher charge with guilty plea

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A 35-year-old man from George Town has been sentenced to eight years in jail for the possession of a shotgun. But Kevin Curtis Bowen, aka ‘Plantain’, evaded what could have been a much longer time in jail after attempted murder charges were dropped against him when he admitted having…

ICC announces venues for Women’s World Twenty20

Source: St. Lucia Times GIS: Preliminary Round Matches will be Held in Guyana and at the Darren Sammy Stadium in Saint Lucia. It has been announced that the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 will be played at three venues in the Caribbean. Antigua and Barbuda, Guyana, and Saint Lucia were announced by the International…

Top 10 Most Viewed Videos For January 2018

Source: Bernews Bernews posted more than 200 videos across our various social networks during January 2018, and the top ten most viewed on YouTube included Keri Hilson on New Year’s Eve, Bermuda Heroes Weekend launch, police & ambulance respond to bus terminal, Good News spotlights, Zane DeSilva explaining why he resigned, van… Link:

RBPF: Firearm Arrest In Grand Bahama

Source: Bahamas Weekly Officers of the Rapid Response Unit took three males into custody after they were found in possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition. Reports are that on Wednesday 31st January 2018 shortly before 5:00pm, Officers of Rapid Response while in the area of East Sunrise Highway, near a business establishment,…

Cuba Book Fair Opens with China as its Main Guest

Source: Havana Times The 27th International Cuba Book Fair opens Thursday in Havana with China as the guest country and a tribute to historian Eusebio Leal, architect of the restoration of Havana’s old quarter. Link: Cuba Book Fair Opens with China as its Main Guest

Mental health issues delay hearing for killers

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The sentencing hearing for the two men convicted of killing local activist Estella Scott-Roberts was adjourned Wednesday after the chief justice heard that one of the two men is suffering from what appears to be serious mental health problems. Kirkland Henry and Larry Ricketts were convicted of the brutal…

Cost Of Minister Simmons’ Trips To New York

Source: Bernews According to the recent listings on the Government’s travel webpage, a trip in November 2017 by Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons to New York for a forum and meetings cost $1,085.83; while another trip to the same location for a seminar cost $1,156.92 ETP Forum & Meetings: Nov 27… Link:

Tax writedown drives RenRe to 3.5m loss

Source: The Royal Gazette RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd reported a net loss of 3. 5 million for the fourth quarter of last year, as a one-off writedown related to US tax cuts weighed on results. The Bermudian insurer and reinsurer also took a hit from California wildfires during the quarter but also reduced its estimate…

INDECOM denies disarming charged cops in the streets

Source: Jamaica Gleaner The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has denied claims by Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips that its investigators disarm police officers in the streets. In a release issued today, INDECOM said at no time in its eight years has… Link: INDECOM denies disarming charged cops in the streets

2 Hour Video: “Surviving Breast Cancer” Lecture

Source: Bernews [Updated with video] As part of their Corange Science 2018 Public Forum, the Bermuda College will host a lecture on “Saving Breasts and Surviving Breast Cancer” at 6.30pm this evening [Jan 31]. Admission is free, and for those who cannot make it, Bernews will be live streaming it online. “Breast… Link:

30 Minute Video: January 31 ZBM Evening News

Source: Bernews 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 play to 7.30pm, and then the… Link:

Competition: Be High Commissioner of Canada for a day

Source: St. Lucia News Online The post Competition: Be High Commissioner of Canada for a day appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. (PRESS RELEASE) – Canada is an incredibly diverse country. It is because of the richness of this diversity that our country is so vibrant culturally, politically, economically and socially. We have

Machine operators, mechanics at Public Works Department receive excavator training

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Pictured are trainees and senior officials of the Public Works Department, along with stakeholders. Pictured is the newly purchased excavator Machine operators, mechanics at Public Works Department receive excavator training From SKNIS BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Machine operators and mechanics employed at the Public Works Department in St.

Anti-money laundering campaign launched

Source: The Royal Gazette The Premier launched a new campaign today to combat money laundering. Mr Burt, also the Minister of Finance, said the campaign would recruit the entire island in a bid to fight financial crime. The campaign, called Its just good business, will highlight efforts to ensure Bermuda meets the highest anti-money…

Weather Forecast For Thursday February 1

Source: Bernews Thursday, February 1 is expected to be cloudy, with the high to be near 19°C/67°F and the low to be near 18°C/64°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be ESE. The relative humidity is expected to be near 60%. Sunrise will be at 7.12am and sunset will be… Link:

Economic Relief Fund for Tourism sector

Source: Saba News Since September, the Public Entity has called attention from the national government for the economic impact of the hurricanes and asked for different measures to alleviate the impact.  As a result, the Ministry of Economic Affairs has set up an economic relief fund for the tourism sector. The fund is…

Chanderpaul top scores as Jaguars beat Kent by 35 runs

Source: Stabroek News NORTH SOUND, Antigua,  CMC – Guyana Jaguars defeated English county Kent by 35 runs in their opening Group B match of the Regional Super50 at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground here today. Link: Chanderpaul top scores as Jaguars beat Kent by 35 runs

Saint Lucia Independence 2018

Source: St. Lucia Times PRESS RELEASE: Castries, Saint Lucia (January 31, 2018): The official programme of activities to mark the celebration of Saint Lucia’s 39th Independence Anniversary was officially unveiled during a soft launch held at the studios of the National Television Network (NTN) on Wednesday January 31, 2018. Wednesday’s launch took the form…

DPP recommends rape charges against two cops

Source: Stabroek News The Chambers of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has advised that two policemen based at the Turkeyen Police Station be charged with rape following a New Year’s Day complaint by a Sophia woman. Link: DPP recommends rape charges against two cops

Spy Bill Vital In Crime Fighting, Says Minister

Source: Jones Bahamas Changes to the Spy Bill are in effect, says Minister of State for Legal affairs Ellsworth Johnson. Speaking to a filled auditorium at a town meeting Monday held at the University of The Bahamas, the minister informed the public of such amendments. When the Spy Bill was tabled in House…

OMNI Financial To Fill Void Of Banks

Source: Jones Bahamas The  closure of commercial banks particularly in the family islands has opened the way for OMNI Financial Group Limited to expand its business and fill the void in the Financial Services Sector. Founding partner of the OMNI Group Dr. Kenneth Rodgers yesterday  said that OMNI Financial group seeks to provide…

Missing Bahamian Man Rescued

Source: Jones Bahamas A missing Bahamian man has been recused after nearly three weeks at sea. Samuel Leroy Moss, 24 was rescued after a good Samaritan notified the U.S. Coast Guard Monday that a boat with one person aboard was taking on water in the Atlantic Ocean, about 10 miles east of West…

Eleven Year Old Swims to raise funds for AIDS/HIV

Source: Jones Bahamas A sixth grade student of Xavier’s Lower School Monday swam to raise awareness and funds for Bahamians under the age of 18 years affected by AIDS/HIV. Eleven year old Leyla Knowles Xavier’s Student of the Year, took on the feat of swimming 100 laps in the 15-20 yard pool accompanied…

New Housing Plan 


Source: Jones Bahamas The government will be implementing a new home ownership program this year. Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said access to affordable housing is critical for social and economic development and potential first-time home owners will  receive extremely low cost lots and be supplied with necessary utilities. Little detail as to which…

Ministry of Education addresses school bus incident

Source: Nation Newspaper The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has denounced the reported violence exhibited by students this morning on a Transport Board school bus. In a statement, the Ministry said… Link: Ministry of Education addresses school bus incident

Minster discusses new procurement rules

Source: The Royal Gazette Small and medium-sized business with a well-established Bermudian employment base are being given a greater opportunity to win Bermuda Government contracts. Member of the Chamber of Commerce heard about the code of practice for project management and procurement during a presentation from Lovitta Foggo, Minister of Cabinet Office with. ..

Police seize cannabis plants in St Joseph

Source: Nation Newspaper Members of the Dug Squad seized 3 871 cannabis plants during drug eradication operations in a number of St Joseph districts yesterday. The plants ranged from seedlings to eight feet in height. … Link: Police seize cannabis plants in St Joseph

Three injured in accident

Source: Nation Newspaper Three people were injured when a van and two cars collided around 5:38 p.m., yesterday along Weston Road, St James. One car was driven by 22-year-old Samaiya Osbourne of Greenwich Village, St James,… Link: Three injured in accident

Miner accused of trafficking cannabis remanded

Source: iNews Guyana A miner who was apprehended by the police after cannabis was discovered hidden in his yard found himself before Magistrate Fabayo Azore on Wednesday at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. Randy Grant, 39, a miner of West Ruimveldt, Georgetown denied the allegation read to him by Magistrate Fabayo Azore. The charge…

Colgate, high wine thief fined

Source: iNews Guyana A man who strolled into the Bounty Supermarket and attempted to steal two tubes of colgate toothpaste, along with a bottle of high wine was placed before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts for the offence. Victor Joseph, 52, of Berbice told Magistrate Fabayo Azore that on January 27, 2018, he entered…

Santa Cruz welder charged with murder

Source: Newsday A Santa Cruz man was expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate today charged with the murder of Jason Thomas in Santa Cruz last September. Ted Feliz, 34, a welder, of Pipiol Road, Santa Cruz, was also charged with wounding one of Thomas’ friends and the unlawful possession… Link:

Agricola man charged with break and entry, theft gets bail

Source: iNews Guyana An Agricola man who allegedly broke and entered the home of a villager, making off with her money including United States (US) $300 was on Wednesday before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts for the offence. James Moore, 29, of Seventh Street, Agricola, East Bank Demerara (EBD) appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore…

Cuba’s Black Market Responds to Chronic Shortages

Source: Havana Times The black market exists everywhere, but in Cuba, an exception of a country under a so-called “socialist” authoritarian government, shortages determine the specific features of this form of trade. Link: Cuba’s Black Market Responds to Chronic Shortages

Blue Capital reports no profit or loss

Source: The Royal Gazette Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings broke even making neither a profit nor loss for the last three months of the year. Losses related to wildfires in California, and additional estimated losses from hurricanes in the third quarter, resulted in loss and loss adjustment expenses of 7. 3 million. However, expenses for…

ALTAR CALL: Call to live in holiness

Source: Nation Newspaper The sermon was titled Holiness God’s Way Of Life, and Lieutenant Colonel Devon Haughton, chief secretary of the Salvation Army Caribbean territory, did justice to his message at the Salvation Army Church… Link: ALTAR CALL: Call to live in holiness

Minister of Health teaches students about healthy hearts

Source: Bahamas Weekly Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands, Minister of Health, and a cardio-thoracic and vascular surgeon — addressed an assembly of Eva Hilton Primary School students on Wednesday, January 31, on the subject of heart health.  During the Minister’s informative visit, sixth grader and student of the year at Eva Hilton, Remington…

Antigua and Barbuda and the Russian Federation sign agreement for financial assistance to Barbuda Recovery

Source: Antigua Chronicle The Governments of Antigua and Barbuda and the Russian Federation, on Tuesday signed a Direct Funding Arrangement for humanitarian financial assistance, to assist in the rebuilding effort in Barbuda which was destroyed by Hurricane Irma Under the agreement, the Government of the Russian Federation will provide USD $200, 000 to…

Reasons in Cuba for Country to City Migration

Source: Havana Times Lia is a young woman who has recently moved to my neighborhood, on the east side of Guantanamo city. She arrived with her husband Rafael, a young farmer who used to work the land and is now a clothes seller. Link: Reasons in Cuba for Country to City Migration

Monument to the Pothole or Potential Hazard

Source: Havana Times In the Guiteras neighborhood, right on 19th street and Casa Blanca Ave., there is a pothole which continues to exist and literally seems like it has been cut out by a human hand. Everyone who travels there every day can give testament to my words. Link: Monument to the Pothole

Bermudians book focuses on crowdfunding

Source: The Royal Gazette A Bermudian author with knowledge of information technology, asset and risk management tools has released a book on peer-to-peer lending and the securities crowd funding industry. Kim Wales book ltigtPeer-to-Peer Lending and Equity Crowdfunding A Guide to the New Capital Markets for Job Creators, Investors and. .. Link: Bermudians

Willis Towers Watson assists charities

Source: The Royal Gazette Willis Towers Watsons charity committee and its employees have made donations to ten local charities totaling 10,000. In addition, employees took up a personal monetary collection that resulted in 700 of food and goods for the Womens Resource Centre, and contributing gently used business attire to the Dress for Success.…

Different Strokes in Cuba

Source: Havana Times Maribel is only 8 years old, but she is a sad girl, even though her meetings with a psychologist have helped her quite a bit from how she used to be before. Link: Different Strokes in Cuba

US overtakes Cayman in financial secrecy index

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The United States has pushed Cayman into third place in the global financial secrecy charts from the Tax Justice Network. The US is now listed as the second largest tax haven in the world, behind Switzerland. The TJN’s 2018 Financial Secrecy Index (FSI), produced in partnership with Transparency International…

LOM launches Canadian fixed income fund

Source: The Royal Gazette The LOM Financial Group Limited has introduced a new fixed income mutual fund denominated in Canadian dollars. It will be managed by LOM Asset Management, the investment management subsidiary of the LOM Financial Group which currently manages fixed income funds in US dollars, Sterling and euros. In a statement the…

Cayman's Shoe Tree

Source: Jamaica Star The Cayman Shoe Tree was started by Wolfgang Brocklebank and his fiancee Giovanna Inselmini in 2004. Brocklebank and his fiancee were disgusted by the garbage on the beach and decided to do something about it The couple was crazy about… Link: Cayman’s Shoe Tree

Another avenue for students to receive financial assistance

Source: Nation Newspaper Barbadians studying in the United States of America (USA) are being reminded that there is another avenue by which they can receive financial assistance. The Division of Economic Affairs has advised… Link: Another avenue for students to receive financial assistance

Daryll Jordan students injured on school bus

Source: Nation Newspaper An unknown number of students were injured following an early morning altercation aboard a Daryll Jordan Secondary School bus in Payne’s Bay, St James. Principal Stephen Jackman, who is currently on… Link: Daryll Jordan students injured on school bus

Peer-to-Peer Lending & Equity Crowdfunding

Source: Bernews A Bermudian expert on information technology, asset and risk management tools is today celebrating the global launch of her book on peer-to-peer lending and the securities crowd funding industry. “The book, entitled ‘Peer-to-Peer Lending and Equity Crowdfunding: A Guide to the New Capital Markets for Job Creators, Investors and Entrepreneurs,’… Link:

NWU and M&C in new round of negotiations

Source: St. Lucia News Online The post NWU and M&C in new round of negotiations appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. (PRESS RELEASE) – A new round of negotiations between the Managements of M&C Group of Companies and the National Workers Union (NWU) has begun. The parties are holding discussions on the Memorandum

Video: Minister On Garbage Collection Issues

Source: Bernews [Updated] Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch is holding a press conference this morning [Jan 31] to address the circumstances surrounding the delays with garbage collection. We will have additional coverage later on, and in the meantime the live video of Minister Burch’s press conference is below. Update 10.37am:… Link:

EYEWITNESS: Twisting…

Source: iNews Guyana …the crime inquiry Suddenly the Government’s all hot and sweaty about holding a “crime inquiry”. In fact, it’s now been “pluralised” into “crime INQUIRIES”!! One reason could be because of the indignation over the period the President picked to be covered in the inquiry:  2002–2009. It was immediately clear to one…

NIA looks to cement deeper ties with St. Kitts

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Premier of Nevis, the Honourable Mark Brantley NIA looks to cement deeper ties with St. Kitts From SKNIS  BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The Nevis Island Administration (NIA), through the leadership and vision of Premier the Honourable Mark Brantley, outlined the importance of cementing deeper ties with its sister

Tripartite Committee member commends labor department for working to resolve air quality issues

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Brenda John received her instrument of appointment to the National Tripartite Committee in September 2017. Tripartite Committee member commends labor department for working to resolve air quality issues From SKNIS BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Representatives from the St. Kitts-Nevis Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SKNCIC) and the St.

Case against immigration deputy drags on

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The deputy chief immigration officer remains on paid leave this week after an application to have charges against her thrown out failed. Jeannie Lewis has been charged for permitting drugs to be used at her house and knowingly assisting an illegal immigrant, having been swept up in an early…

Haiti – Diaspora : The Haitian Group «Brothers Investment Group International» wants to invest in the country

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday ain Hollywood, Florida, the « Brothers Investment Group International, LLC » dedicated to improving Haitian-American communities, composed of 200 members of the Haitian Millionaires Club, had gathered for its first Haitian Millennium Gala… Link: Haiti – Diaspora : The Haitian Group «Brothers Investment Group International» wants to invest in

New Medical Clinic Set To Open In Hamilton

Source: Bernews Bermuda Medical Specialties Group [BMSG] will be opening a new medical practice on Reid Street in Hamilton, with the 6,500 sq feet facility featuring 9 exam rooms, 4 diagnostic rooms, an infusion/blood donation suite and a procedure room; and the business — co-founded by Dr. Arlene Basden and businessman Marico… Link:

Court: Bevan Admits Transferring $1.8 Million

Source: Bernews Jeffrey Bevan — who previously worked for the Bermuda Government and is currently on trial in Wales — admitted multiple counts of transferring and converting criminal property, with the court hearing he transferred £1.3m [$1.8m] into his bank account in the UK, and then spent it on gambling, cars and houses.… Link:

Police issue 18 tickets after campaign launch

Source: The Royal Gazette The Bermuda Police Service issued 18 tickets and chased down a motorbike rider with a child pillion passenger in the wake of the launch of ltigtThe Royal Gazetteltigts Drive for Change campaign. Inspector Robert Cardwell said officers from the Roads Policing Unit were out in force on Monday morning to…

Missing man traced

Source: Nation Newspaper Twenty-four-year-old Victor Ramkissoon of #21 Eastwind, Gemswick, St Philip, who was reported missing on Monday the 29th of January 2018, has been traced and is safe.  Police gave this update this… Link: Missing man traced

Second Annual Memorial Moon Walk Today

Source: Bernews The second annual Friends of Hospice Memorial Moon Walk is set to be held this evening [Jan 31], with the event to be postponed until tomorrow [Feb 1] in the case of rain. A spokesperson said, “Organisers of Friends of Hospice’s second annual Memorial Moon Walk are keeping a keen… Link:

Caribbean Micro and Mini States

Source: Curacao Chronicle Hurricane Maria of 2017 posed a tough question to Caribbean islands, to rebuild or not to rebuild. And a far more intriguing dilemma, can Caribbean mini- and micro-States continue to exist? The devastation on Puerto Rico, St. Martin, Barbuda and Dominica was so extensive that it may take ten years…

PinkCuraçao organizes first mixer of 2018

Source: Curacao Chronicle WILLEMSTAD – On Thursday February 1st PinkCuraçao organizes its first PinkCuraçao Mixer of 2018. PinkCuraçao is Curacao’s online travel guide especially aimed at LGBT (lesbians, gay, bisexual and transgender) travelers. “We want to connect travelers with local LGBT friendly businesses as well as the local LGBT community,” says the organization, “by…

Consular Corps of Curaçao gets new board

Source: Curacao Chronicle WILLEMSTAD – A new Board of the Consular Corps of Curaçao was appointed at the recent annual general meeting. Karel Frielink, honorary consul of Germany, was re-elected as Dean. The other board members elected were Margaret Hawthorne (U.S. Consul General) as Vice-Dean, Jan Van Belleghem (honorary consul of Belgium) as Treasurer,…

Fond/Malgretoute River Stabilization Project Meeting

Source: St. Lucia Times PRESS RELEASE: The Fond/Malgretoute River reforestation and riverbank stabilization project seeks to alleviate flooding in the Malgretoute community. People Empowering People (PEP) in collaboration with the OECS High Commission, desires to provide a forum for continued dialogue with residents of Malgretoute, Micoud. In this regard, we wish to invite all…

Worthing Post Office reopens

Source: Nation Newspaper Members of the public are asked to note that the Worthing Post Office will reopen for business from today, Wednesday, January 31. The opening hours are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mondays, and from 8:15… Link: Worthing Post Office reopens

31 Jan Weather In Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 31 Jan Wed 2018 Weather In Cayman Synopsis     Not available. See Weather Forecast Top Right of Website. Sunshine just makes the day a little better, but it can also cause sunburns. Check the UV Report below to be prepared Humidity: 76%  (DOWN from yesterday) UV: 8.2   VERY…

HUBZones and Puerto Rico: A Work in Progress

Source: Puerto Rico Report In the summer of 2016, more than 82% of Puerto Rico was declared a Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone): all of the municipalities of Adjuntas, Coamo, Culebra, Jayuya, Las Marías, Maricao, Salinas, Santa Isabel, Utuado and Vieques plus significant parts of all the other municipalities. The federal HUBZone program lets…

In T&T: Sibling rivalry ends in death

Source: Stabroek News (Trinidad Guardian) A cocktail of alcohol and bad temper led to a tragic end for two siblings who spent childhood into manhood together as one ended up in the mortuary while the other sat restlessly in jail. Link: In T&T: Sibling rivalry ends in death

YES WORKERS TO JOIN THE RSVGPF BAND

Source: News 784 The Ministry of National Mobilisation, The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines (RSVG) Police Force Band, along with the Embassy of Taiwan (China) held a signing ceremony on Monday January 29th, 2018 at the Police Conference Room. The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Ministries of National…

UN sends case to International Court of Justice for settlement

Source: Guyana Times After years of mediation, the United Nations (UN) has finally moved to send the ongoing border controversy between Guyana and neighbouring Venezuela to the International Court of Justice (ICJ); an outcome which Guyana has long been calling for. President David Granger along with Venezuela President Nicholás Maduro and previous Secretary…

Govt has much to account for – Jagdeo

Source: Guyana Times Crime wave CoI …questions PNC role in civil disturbances; missing weapons With continued but vague references to a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the crime wave under his presidency coming from the Government, former President Bharrat Jagdeo is insisting that the only way his party will support the move is…

Gunmen beat, rob couple during home invasion

Source: Guyana Times A Chinese couple are now left in a traumatised state after armed men invaded their East Bank Demerara (EDB) home on Monday evening, terrorising them before carting off their motor car along with cash and valuables. The couple’s Garden of Eden, EBD home The couple, Rong Yan Yao, 41, a…

Housewife nabbed with bulletproof vest, fake money

Source: Guyana Times A Corentyne, Berbice woman was on Tuesday arrested after ranks of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) unearthed a quantity of counterfeit US currency and a bulletproof vest in her house during a raid. Reports reaching Guyana Times revealed that acting on information received, CANU ranks went to the Lot 1805…

RHTY&SC congratulates quartet on U-15 selection

Source: Guyana Times The management and members of the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club, MS with great pride would like to congratulate their four members who were selected to the Berbice Under-15 Team for the upcoming Guyana Cricket Board Inter-county Under-15 Championship. In a media release, the Berbice club stated, “We…

Teco Lake: ‘I did not write that letter’

Source: Antigua Observer The Antigua Barbuda Labour Party’s Member of Parliament for the St John’s Rural South Constituency has said that he never played a role in the drafting of a letter withdrawing his candidacy from the upcoming general elections. Eustace “Teco” Lake has also indirectly accused his party colleagues of fraud. The…

Council members clash with army personnel

Source: Antigua Observer Reports indicate that five Council members went to their administrative office yesterday to have their first meeting for 2018 when a NODS representative allegedly refused to let them occupy a room and later called the police and defence force for support. In videos circulating on social media, Council member Trevor…

Lake recovering well after kidney transplant

Source: Antigua Observer Eustace “Teco” Lake, the sitting member of parliament for the St. John’s Rural South Constituency, said his health condition has improved significantly since a successful kidney transplant on January 19. Lake spoke during OBSERVER Radio’s Snakepit programme on Monday night for the first time since the procedure. “I am doing…

EDITORIAL: Of walls and Independent thought

Source: Antigua Observer As our world moves towards increased cultural and political divisiveness, we have searched for the answer to “why?”  Why have we, both globally and nationally, done an about face on the open arms approach towards our brothers and sisters and retreated towards a more insular strategy. Instead of hearing echoes…

Traditional Carnival on Nelson Island

Source: Newsday Traditional Carnival characters will parade on the Nelson Island Heritage Site for the Nelson Island Carnival Tour from 10 am to 2 pm on February 6. The annual event will showcase performances by Brimblers pan group and several characters including the pierrot grenade, blue devil, jab jab, moko jumbie, dame… Link:

Pan fete and soca in the city

Source: Newsday Pan Inclusive is an all-inclusive fete experience which is putting pan music centre stage in the party. Pan Inclusive – PanLime in D City will take place on Sunday at the Government Campus Plaza, Edward Street, Port of Spain. The pan fete will also include soca bands and artistes and… Link:

Pigs are beautiful

Source: Newsday SHEREEN ALI interviews artist Ryan Huggins, whose exhibition explored xenophobia, beauty and queer stereotypes Pigs may be beautiful, and may even have souls, but we eat them up anyway at Christmas time. (Many of us find them sinfully delicious, especially when basted with cloves and pineapple juice.) So do we… Link:

You are the star at Fatima fete

Source: Newsday You Are The Star is the theme of Fatima Old Boys Association’s (FOBA) all-inclusive fete which will put its main focus on patrons who have continued to support all fund-raising events. Spokesperson Keith Simpson said the organising committee will continue to provide patrons with top quality food, entertainment and comfort.… Link:

Beaten Tobago schoolboy recovering

Source: Newsday Jaden Perreira, the 17-year-old Tobago student who was severely beaten, and his skull fractured with a concrete block by schoolmates at the Signal Hill Secondary School in Tobago, is recovering slowly but surely. The incident occurred almost two weeks ago. His father Sean Perreira said Jaden was still experiencing headaches… Link:

Missing Rangers Found after Intensive Search

Source: Channel 5 Belize Luis Ramirez & Elroy Villanueva The Ramirez and Villanueva families are breathing easier tonight now that their two loved ones, rangers Luis and Elroy, have been located in the Chiquibul Forest. At about now, Ramirez, we are told, is being transported to the Loma Luz Hospital in Santa Elena, Cayo.…

Finally an Arrest for Double Murder of Toledo Sisters…

Source: Channel 5 Belize Wilmer Alexander Escobar A man was arrested and charged today for the shocking double killing of two sisters in the south, eleven days ago. Police say that twenty-one-year-old Wilmer Alexander Escobar of Bella Vista Village has been charged for killing Josephine and Crecencia Oh. Unconfirmed reports are that Escobar confessed…

Man Arrested in Belmopan Killing of Errol Gabourel

Source: Channel 5 Belize Devon Brooks There’s another murder arrest. One month after the vicious killing of twenty-six-year-old Errol Gabourel Smith, Devon Brooks of Cotton Tree village has been charged with his murder. On December twenty-seventh, the body of Gabourel, also known as “Rabbit,” was found in the Belize River outside of Roaring Creek.…

2013 Murder Suspect Walks from Supreme Court

Source: Channel 5 Belize John Martinez Meanwhile, twenty-nine-year-old John Martinez was acquitted of murder before Supreme Court Justice Adolph Lucas today. He was charged with the February 2013 murder of thirty-seven-year-old Ernest Savery in Ladyville. Savery had been shot once in the abdomen while crossing the street from his home to his girlfriend’s residence…

Guyana-Venezuela border controversy for World Court

Source: Stabroek News United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres has recommended that the Guyana/Venezuela border controversy be referred to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in what will be seen as a pivotal development in this country’s bid to conclusively rebuff the spurious territorial claim of its neighbour to the west. Link: Guyana-Venezuela border

GWI applies for new rates, $500 monthly maintenance fee

Source: Stabroek News A fixed maintenance charge of $500 for all consumers, except pensioners, has been proposed by the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) in its application for tariff changes, which also suggests that metered customers be billed according to the volume of water they use. Link: GWI applies for new rates, 0 monthly

Exploding oven kills Sandhill baker

Source: Amandala News SANDHILL, Belize District, Mon. Jan. 29, 2018– A father of three is dead after there was an explosion inside the kitchen at his family bakery in the village of Sandhill. Amandala has learned that Alfonso Moralez, Jr., 59, and his […] Link: Exploding oven kills Sandhill baker

Despite the rain, all PLB Week 3 games completed

Source: Amandala News BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 29, 2018– Both basketball and football games were rained out in Belize City over the weekend, where the MCC was deemed unplayable on Sunday for the CYDP Peace Cup finals; and the Belize Elementary Gym was […] Link: Despite the rain, all PLB Week 3 games

Potato farmers may come out on top this year

Source: Amandala News After consultations with the farmers, Ministry of Agriculture says no importation licenses will be issued BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Thurs. Jan. 25, 2018– Local potato farmers (of Irish potatoes) in the north and west suffered massive financial losses last year because […] Link: Potato farmers may come out on top this

PACT vs PSU

Source: Amandala News BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 29, 2018– At the middle of the month, the Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT), whose board is chaired by Dr. Percival Cho, closed its offices and told its employees to return to work in a week. […] Link: PACT vs PSU

Law students graduate in Cunupia

Source: Trinidad Guardian Published: Wednesday, January 31, 2018The Institute of Law and Academic Studies (ILAS) held its ceremony for the presentation of the graduates for the graduating class of 2017 earlier this month at Genspec Auditorium, at Warren Road, Cunupia. Over 70 students graduated with a LLB degree from the University of London. Special…

Naked and free

Source: Trinidad Guardian Caroline C RavelloPublished: Wednesday, January 31, 2018MENTAL HEALTH MATTERSOne of the most valuable experience I have had in managing decades of mental health difficulties is the opportunity to bare myself before me and before others. I remember very early wanting to be able to tell everyone I met about my experience,…

Judah’s creative world

Source: Trinidad Guardian —one illustration at a timeBobie-Lee DixonPublished: Wednesday, January 31, 2018Twenty-year-old Judah Crichlow from Belmont is the digital artist behind the illustrative series she named Trinidad Illustrated. The series captures historical sites and buildings as well as contemporary architecture. She shares with the T&T Guardian a bit of life as a digital…

100 cop car crashes in 15 months

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Over a 15-month period, vehicles driven by members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) were involved in 100 motor vehicle accidents.The period in which the accidents occurred spanned January 2014 to March 2015.Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis… Link: 100 cop car crashes in 15 months

INDECOM under parliamentary scrutiny

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday gave the clearest indication that lawmakers would be taking steps to tweak the law governing the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) to ensure that the oversight body carries out its duties with… Link: INDECOM under parliamentary scrutiny

Jamaica receives endorsement from Carnival

Source: Jamaica Gleaner WESTERN BUREAU:With eight luxury liners and a capacity of 6,000 passengers or more currently under construction, Carnival Corporation has given Jamaica a ringing endorsement, calling it “one of the best and most diversified destinations in the world… Link: Jamaica receives endorsement from Carnival

'Greatest insult!' – JLP squabble over NW St Andrew intensifies

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Former member of parliament and Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) veteran, Derrick Smith, has accused the party’s general secretary, Dr Horace Chang, of issuing to him the “greatest disrespect of his political career” as the squabble over who should take… Link: ‘Greatest insult!’ – JLP squabble over NW St Andrew intensifies

Ministry racks up bank penalties on accounts

Source: Jamaica Gleaner The Auditor General’s Depart-ment has called attention to the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation’s failure to exercise proper control over its bank accounts.This resulted in banks imposing penalties and charges amounting to $44,051.Auditor… Link: Ministry racks up bank penalties on accounts

Carjackers abandoned vehicle at roadblock

Source: Kaieteur News One of the vehicles that was abandoned by the bandits at a roadblock Four gunmen, working in pairs, hijacked two Toyota Premio motorcars after pretending to be passengers and hiring two taxi drivers on Monday night from different taxi bases. The police are now trying to identify the carjackers. The…

Guyana/Venezuela border controversy referred to ICJ

Source: Guyana Chronicle — Guyana welcomes decision of UN Secretary-General GUYANA has welcomed the decision by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres to refer the Guyana/Venezuela controversy to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and President David Granger looks forward to the re-confirmation of the 1899 Arbitral Award regarding Guyana’s western border. In a special address…

Guyana signs three MoUs with India

Source: Guyana Chronicle THREE Memoranda of Understanding were signed between the Governments of Guyana and India in the area of renewable energy, for a cultural exchange programme and a Framework Agreement on International Solar Alliance (ISA). The Guyanese delegation led by Second Vice-President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge also presented the…

Criminal charges for Coen Jackson

Source: Guyana Chronicle …DPP recommends criminal charges against Bishops’ teacher THE chambers of the Director of Public Prosecutions has recommended that charges be laid against Bishops’ High School teacher, Coen Jackson, accused of sexually grooming students. This is according to an official of the DPP who confirmed this new development during a phone…

Guyana moves up rule-of-law ranking

Source: Guyana Chronicle GUYANA has moved up three places in ranking on the Rule of Law Index to 73 of 113 countries. This is according to a release from the World Justice Project (WJP) which this week released the 2017-2018 WJP Rule of Law Index which measures rule of law adherence in 113 countries worldwide…

NGUI: BENELIA JULIA ‘DOLLY’

Source: Trinidad Guardian Published: Wednesday, January 31, 2018NGUI: BENELIA JULIA ‘DOLLY’ passed away peacefully on Wednesday 24th January 2018 at the age of 65. Wife of Wayne Ngui. Mother of Lisette, Nigel and Mark. Grandmother of Tai- Shan, Takeo and Maicon. Mother – in – Law of Tresor Seebreth and Nneka Warner. Sister of…

Devaluation call

Source: Nation Newspaper An international economist is suggesting devaluation of the Barbados dollar as a viable option to hoist the island from the “fiscal cliff” on which it now stands. Economist and former minister of finance… Link: Devaluation call

Newlands accident victim’s condition improves

Source: Cayman Compass A man who was critically injured in a Jan. 22 car crash in Newlands is now recovering and is expected to survive the accident, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. Link: Newlands accident victim’s condition improves

Cayman courting blockchain companies

Source: Cayman Compass The Cayman Islands is benefitting from the growing global blockchain and cryptocurrency craze, with dozens of companies involved in the technologies moving here over the last six months. Link: Cayman courting blockchain companies

Feds Announce $17 Million In New FEMA Grants to USVI

Source: St. John Source Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett embraces a Virgin Islander after the territory was hit by two category five hurricanes. (Photo from Plaskett’s official website) The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday announced two new grants for the territory, according to Delegate Stacey Plaskett’s office. The first grant has $4.2 million…

Retired Senior Citizen Killed in Fatal Collision on Boom Road

Source: Channel 5 Belize A BelAm retiree residing in Burrell Boom, Belize District, perished in a fatal traffic accident on Monday afternoon. Seventy-seven-year-old George Young was heading to Burrell Boom when he collided into an eighteen-wheeler truck carrying a bulldozer and driven by businessman Anselm Gillett.  About a mile and half pass the dump…

Lawyers agree deal to collect hospital debt

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Health Services Authority has appointed the local law firm HSM Chambers to collect cash from patients that have not paid their hospital bills. HSA officials said the firm won an open tender process last year and it has since entered into an agreement on how the debt, which has plagued…

Ahmad Family to Address Phone Records in Murder Case

Source: Channel 5 Belize Now to another sensational case, the December twenty-eighth murder of Fareed Ahmad in Hattieville. News Five confirmed last week that police had met with Ahmad’s family to go over recently obtained phone records. This was intended to help the investigation by addressing two prevailing theories about Ahmad’s death inside his…

Minister Acknowledges Mistreatment in 2016 Raid

Source: Channel 5 Belize At the time of the January eleventh meeting between members of the Ahmad family and Police personnel in Belize City, they expressed their remaining displeasure over the rounding up of its members back in 2016 by the Special Branch of the police department. As many as twenty persons including pregnant wives,…

Fruta Conquerors sign ‘Jackie Chan’ Richardson

Source: Guyana Chronicle GREGORY ‘Jackie Chan’ Richardson was yesterday announced as Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Elite League club Fruta Conquerors’ latest signing, as the Tucville-based club continues to beef-up its squad for the second half of the season. Conquerors finished behind champions Guyana Defence Force (GDF) last season, and had vowed to make…

CCC Marooners crush Volcanoes in Regional Super 50 opener

Source: Guyana Chronicle CAVE HILL, Barbados (CMC) – Kjorn Ottley’s half-century and veteran Ryan Hinds’ three-wicket haul proved enough for Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) Marooners to start the Regional Super50 with a 115-run thrashing off Windward Islands Volcanoes here yesterday. Sent in at 3Ws Oval in the curtain-raiser of the tournament, Marooners…

Guinness `Greatest of the Streets’

Source: Guyana Chronicle Several teams under pressure to stay in contention WHEN play in the 4th Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ West Demerara/East Bank Demerara Zone resumes this evening at the Pouderoyen tarmac, teams such as Agricola, ESPN, Front Line Ballers and Ballers Empire will be under pressure to stay in contention to…

Food Review: Restaurant Weeks At Devil’s Isle

Source: Bernews [Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] With around one week left of Restaurant Weeks, I decided to head to a restaurant I don’t frequent often – Devil’s Isle Café. I eat at Village Pantry – sister restaurant – almost every weekend, but I hadn’t been to Devil’s Isle in a long time.… Link:

Murderous January, 3more killings recorded

Source: Trinidad Guardian Rhondor DowlatPublished: Wednesday, January 31, 2018With one more day to go in the month of January, there have been a recorded 63 murders in T&T, an all-time high, according to police officers.Over the past two days, there were three separate murders occurring in Laventille.On Monday, at about 6.45 pm, Ricardo Prescott,…

New company eyes Tobago air route

Source: Trinidad Guardian Joel JulienPublished: Wednesday, January 31, 2018Is an alternative means of transport on the Tobago airbridge over the horizon? Well, if Raymond McMillan has his way then the answer is yes. A trip to Tobago may cost twice as much as you pay now though. McMillan is the chief executive officer of…

Cop held trying to sell uniforms

Source: Trinidad Guardian Published: Wednesday, January 31, 2018A 22-year-old police constable, with just over a year service, remained in custody last night for allegedly stealing police issued bullet-proof vests and attempting to sell them. Yesterday, investigators searched the Penal Rock Road, Moruga home of the officer and found three police issued firearm holsters marked…

Guardian readers respond to baby’s plight

Source: Trinidad Guardian RADHICA DE SILVAPublished: Wednesday, January 31, 2018radhica.sookraj@guardian.co.tt Five-month-old Christopher Sahadeo who is bleeding from his brain, underwent a series of tests yesterday after Good Samaritans rallied around his impoverished family providing financial support. Father Curtis Poonilal who spent months soliciting donations from businesspeople to pay his son’s medical bills, said he…

Illegal gun earns WB man 9 years in jail

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Kylan Hunter (34) was handed a nine-year jail sentence Tuesday when he appeared in Grand Court for a sentencing hearing, having pled guilty on the morning of his trial last year to having an illegal gun near a beach front bar. This is the second time that Hunter has…

St. Luke AME To Host Gospel Concert On Feb 2

Source: Bernews The St. Luke AME Church will be hosting a fundraising gospel concert on Friday, February 2 at 7.30pm at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium, featuring MC Nikita Robinson, Last Call, Willard Burch, John Woolridge, Veronica, Darrell, Tiffany Fox, Cornerstone Mime, Toni Robinson, Agape Faith Praise, Richard Allen Dancers, and more.… Link:

Wildfires hit Chubbs income

Source: The Royal Gazette Chubb Limited marginally missed market expectations when it reported its fourth quarter earnings. It suffered pre-tax catastrophe losses of 477 million from two of the largest wildfires in Californias history, although it did have a 30 million favourable adjustment from catastrophe losses in the third quarter. In the final three.…

Post mortem results of fatal accident

Source: St. Lucia Times PRESS RELEASE: Post mortem examinations were conducted upon the bodies of Bradley Cyril and Brandon St. Omer, who succumbed due to injuries sustained during a vehicular accident which occurred on Saturday January 20, 2018, at Vide Boutielle. The post mortem examination determined that Bradley Cyril died as a result of…

Minister To Speak At Chamber On Procurement

Source: Bernews Minister of Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo will address members of the Chamber of Commerce tomorrow [Jan. 31] regarding the Code of Practice for Project Management and Procurement. The meeting, which is for Chamber members only, will afford those present an opportunity to learn more about… Link:

MAY THE COURSE BE WITH YOU

Source: The St. Lucia Star Golf is one of those sports with huge dedicated followers. Ask any golfer, all they want to do is make time for the course.  Personally, I cannot even imagine hitting a small ball into a hole so far away, regardless of how large.  But for golfers the joy of

Flow Signs Interim CLA With NWU

Source: St. Lucia Times PRESS RELEASE: CASTRIES, Saint Lucia– January 30th, 2018 – Columbus Communications, trading as Flow, and the Saint Lucia National Workers Union (NWU) have concluded a first collective bargaining agreement (CLA)to benefit the company’s non-management staff. The agreement governs the terms and conditions of employment of legacy Columbus colleagues and new…

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