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December 1, 2018

Archives for December 2018

Body of Leguan farmer washes ashore

Source: iNews Guyana Police are currently investigating the death of 69-year-old farmer George Dove of La Bagatelle Leguan Island. The dead man’s body was around 06:45h seen floating… Link: Body of Leguan farmer washes ashore

The Party’s Over . . .

Source: The St. Lucia Star When will our elected parliamentarians realize their unending internecine wars always produce the same casualties: we the people? Hardly a day goes by without someone… Link: The Party’s Over . . .

Minister On Workforce Development Initiatives

Source: Bernews A waiter/server training program and a training initiative for certified commercial cleaners will be launched in the new year and training in court transcription is… Link: Minister On Workforce Development Initiatives

George Bush Senior dies at the age of 94

Source: Barbados Today Former US President George HW Bush has died at the age of 94 at home in Houston, Texas. Bush Sr served as the 41st US… Link: George Bush Senior dies at the age of 94

Soufriere Models Community Tourism

Source: The St. Lucia Star The SRDF is implementing an expansion and rehabilitation project of the iconic Soufriere sulphur mud baths in an effort to increase the number of pools… Link: Soufriere Models Community Tourism

UNESCO declares reggae a global cultural treasure

Source: Nation Newspaper PARIS − UNESCO has declared reggae, the Jamaican music that spread across the world with its calls for social justice, peace and love, to be… Link: UNESCO declares reggae a global cultural treasure

Appleby Bermuda Partners Recognised In 500

Source: Bernews Legal 500, one of the leading international legal directories, has recognised all Appleby Bermuda partners in their 2019 Caribbean edition rankings. In addition to all… Link: Appleby Bermuda Partners Recognised In 500

Simons: Teachers Need Right Tools, Environment

Source: Bernews “It is a very sad day when the School Principals and teachers take or threaten industrial action within weeks of each other,” Shadow Minister of… Link: Simons: Teachers Need Right Tools, Environment

George Bush Senior dies at the age of 94

Source: iNews Guyana Former US President George HW Bush has died at the age of 94 at home in Houston, Texas. Bush Sr served as the 41st US… Link: George Bush Senior dies at the age of 94

Front Street Mile Trials Held At National Centre

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Front Street Mile Trials took place at the National Sports Centre. The top three finishers in the Primary School were Tom Hyland who… Link: Front Street Mile Trials Held At National Centre

SSL: Dock Service Vehicle Policy & 2019 Rates

Source: Bernews Stevedoring Services Limited [SSL] released its updated dock service policies for vehicles, and the 2019 rates and tariff schedule. Effective 1st December 2018, importers of… Link: SSL: Dock Service Vehicle Policy & 2019 Rates

EYEWITNESS: Being honest…

Source: iNews Guyana …about PNC politics Unlike others in the commentary business, your Eyewitness doesn’t have a problem with PNC chair Volda Lawrence’s further explication of their new… Link: EYEWITNESS: Being honest…

1 Dec Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 1 Dec Sat 2018 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS   Isolated showers along with moderate southeasterly winds and seas are expected for the next 24 hours… Link: 1 Dec Weather in Cayman

Genuine and passionate conservationist

Source: The Royal Gazette Charles Tatem, a conservationist, sailor and designer with a flair for kitchens, has died. He was 70. An architect, Mr Tatem served as chairman of… Link: Genuine and passionate conservationist

Way congregation seek to apply their faith

Source: The Royal Gazette The Way Ministry has opened its doors to a diverse group for its first service in June. One thing its congregation has in common? A… Link: Way congregation seek to apply their faith

Accountant cheated mother out of 64,000

Source: The Royal Gazette An accountant jailed for swindling 1. 8 million from the Bermuda Government has had 18 months added to his sentence for cheating his mother out… Link: Accountant cheated mother out of 64,000

Tax complexities of relocating abroad

Source: The Royal Gazette ltbgtThis is the latest in the Pondstraddler series of articles. Disclosure this is a composite illustrative situation intended for general information purposes only. It does… Link: Tax complexities of relocating abroad

Lawyer challenges Simmons on child litigants

Source: The Royal Gazette A top lawyer said yesterday the Attorney-General was wrong to accuse ltigtThe Royal Gazetteltigt of publishing a misleading article about changes to a law designed… Link: Lawyer challenges Simmons on child litigants

World AIDS Day 2018: Message from PANCAP

Source: Barbados Today The following message is from the Director of PANCAP, Dereck Springer, on the occasion of World AIDS Day 2018. This year’s World AIDS Day theme… Link: World AIDS Day 2018: Message from PANCAP

CMO Urges Saint Lucians To Get Tested For HIV

Source: St. Lucia Times Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Doctor Merlene Fredericks-James has urged Saint Lucians to get tested and know their HIV status. The CMO spoke as this country… Link: CMO Urges Saint Lucians To Get Tested For HIV

World AIDS Day 2018: Message from UNAIDS

Source: Barbados Today The following message from is from Dr César Núñez, UNAIDS Latin America and Caribbean Regional Support Team Director. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the… Link: World AIDS Day 2018: Message from UNAIDS

Ali innocent until proven guilty – Harmon

Source: Guyana Times – says due process must be followed for MP, PAC Chair Even the Government, by way of Cabinet spokesperson and Minister of State, Joseph Harmon,… Link: Ali innocent until proven guilty – Harmon

Georgetown gets new Mayor, Deputy

Source: Guyana Times The city of Georgetown will now be spearheaded by People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Councillor, Pandit Ubraj Narine after he was elected on Friday as… Link: Georgetown gets new Mayor, Deputy

CoI recommends disciplinary actions against King, senior staff

Source: Guyana Times …for misconduct, incompetence Thirty-one stringent recommendations have been presented to the Local Government Commission (LGC) on Friday as the Commission of Inquiry into the operation… Link: CoI recommends disciplinary actions against King, senior staff

Tower Suites owner extradited to US

Source: Guyana Times …to face drug trafficking and money laundering charges Tower Suites owner Shervington “Big Head” Lovell, who was arrested in Jamaica on drug trafficking charges in… Link: Tower Suites owner extradited to US

Teen stabbed over 13-year-old girl

Source: Guyana Times Teenage love triangle A teen boy is listed in critical condition after he was stabbed outside of the Berbice High School (BHS) in New Amsterdam,… Link: Teen stabbed over 13-year-old girl

New Chief Citizen

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Ubraj Narine elected Mayor of Georgetown PROMISING to “lead by example” and to provide residents of Georgetown with services that are “uncompromisingly excellent,” Pandit Ubraj… Link: New Chief Citizen

APNU restates commitment to youths

Source: Guyana Chronicle …lauds election of youthful mayors A PARTNERSHIP for National Unity (APNU) said it is committed to ensuring that the young people of Guyana get the… Link: APNU restates commitment to youths

No need for a mutiny – Forde

Source: Guyana Chronicle … GFF head vows Elite League payment before December 14 WAYNE Forde, president of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF), is confident that their ‘Super 16’… Link: No need for a mutiny – Forde

President Granger to return to Cuba on Tuesday

Source: Guyana Chronicle HEAD of State, President David Granger will be returning to Cuba next Tuesday to continue treatment for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said… Link: President Granger to return to Cuba on Tuesday

Scotia staff to join Republic Bank

Source: Guyana Chronicle …allays fears of customers, says deal is the best By Gabriella Chapman Scotiabank has sought to allay the fears of customers who have already started… Link: Scotia staff to join Republic Bank

Former President George H.W. Bush dead at 94

Source: Nation Newspaper Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who presided over the end of the Cold War and routed Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi army but lost a chance… Link: Former President George H.W. Bush dead at 94

Team TT wins US dance competitions

Source: Newsday BRIDGETTE WILSON, principal of the Caribbean School of Dancing and team leader of Team TT that were successful at the recent All Dance International World… Link: Team TT wins US dance competitions

Beach Advisory for November 26-30

Source: St. John Source Shoy’s Beach, St. Croix The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality… Link: Beach Advisory for November 26-30

Christmas cheer

Source: Newsday WITH less than four weeks to Christmas Day, we should all be busy getting our Christmas kitchens stocked. Not only are making pastelles and black… Link: Christmas cheer

Maya Ch’orti’ Environmental Leader Found Dead in Guatemala

Source: Amandala News Thurs. 22 Nov.  2018 (telesurenglish.net)– The Indigenous Maya Ch’orti’ environmental activist Elizandro Perez, who led a local resistance against a mining company in his community,… Link: Maya Ch’orti’ Environmental Leader Found Dead in Guatemala

San Felipe vendor murdered in Pomona

Source: Amandala News Suspect charged POMONA VALLEY, Stann Creek District, Thurs. Nov. 29, 2018– At about 10:30 Tuesday morning, November 27, the body of 68-year-old Martha Gonzalez, a… Link: San Felipe vendor murdered in Pomona

Boledo better than compound interest

Source: Amandala News From the oldest grampa to the leelest baby, we all know the impact of compound interest on principal. Left to its own devices, compounded interest… Link: Boledo better than compound interest

Politicians hugging up gangsters will be exposed – Samuda

Source: Jamaica Gleaner A Government Senator charged yesterday that “prominent people in our political space” are providing support for gangsters before sounding an ominous warning.”At a later date… Link: Politicians hugging up gangsters will be exposed – Samuda

Three Miles Bypass to open tomorrow

Source: Jamaica Gleaner The Three Miles Bypass in St Andrew, which is to help ease traffic congestion arising from road construction in the area, will open tomorrow, said… Link: Three Miles Bypass to open tomorrow

Message from the Director of PANCAP, Mr. Dereck Springer

Source: The Montserrat Reporter on the occasion of World AIDS Day 2018 (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     This year’s World AIDS Day theme “Know your status” encourages us… Link: Message from the Director of PANCAP, Mr. Dereck Springer

Minister Hulse Disagrees with U.S. Gov’t Cutting Aid to Belize

Source: Channel 5 Belize We also asked Minister Godwin Hulse about U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision not to provide non-humanitarian, nontrade-related assistance to the Government of Belize. The determination… Link: Minister Hulse Disagrees with U.S. Gov’t Cutting Aid to Belize

Charged for Killing Her Sister; Isela Cano Out on Bail

Source: Channel 5 Belize Isela Cano On Monday, Isela Cano was charged and arraigned for the manslaughter of her sister, twenty-six-year-old Honduran national Keidi Ramirez. It is believed that… Link: Charged for Killing Her Sister; Isela Cano Out on Bail

Alleged Murderers of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas Denied Bail

Source: Channel 5 Belize Ashton Vanegas & Terrence Fernandez Two men charged for the brutal murder of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas were today denied bail by Supreme Court Justice Colin… Link: Alleged Murderers of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas Denied Bail