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March 13, 2019

Archives for February 2019

‘Serious steps’ to stem gun flow

Source: Nation Newspaper Measures have already been implemented to deal with the smuggling of firearms into Barbados and gun crimes in general. This was revealed yesterday by Attorney… Link: ‘Serious steps’ to stem gun flow

Death after supper at mum’s

Source: Nation Newspaper On Wednesday evening, Lester “George” Holder ate supper at his mother’s house, unaware that it was going to be his last. And during the meal,… Link: Death after supper at mum’s

‘Be wary of QEH cuts’

Source: Nation Newspaper The last in, first out policy cannot hold in the health sector. This has been indicated by Opposition spokesperson for health, wellness and the environment… Link: ‘Be wary of QEH cuts’

More room for the fans

Source: Nation Newspaper In a quest to meet the demands of future Gold Cups and the likely advent of night racing, the Barbados Turf Club (BTC) is looking… Link: More room for the fans

On the Prowl for win No. 5

Source: Nation Newspaper The defending champ is looking to create more history in tomorrow’s Sandy Lane Gold Cup. Four-time winner of the most prestigious horse race in the… Link: On the Prowl for win No. 5

Maxwell hopes Australia can bring T20 form into ODIs

Source: Guyana Chronicle (REUTERS) – In-form batsman Glenn Maxwell hopes Australia can carry the momentum from their Twenty20 series win in India into the 50-over format as they… Link: Maxwell hopes Australia can bring T20 form into ODIs

‘Inadequate Punishment For Sex Offenders’

Source: Bernews The Advocates for Change invites the public to gather outside of the House of Assembly at 12:00pm on Friday March 1st, to “speak with their… Link: ‘Inadequate Punishment For Sex Offenders’

‘Things are hard’

Source: Barbados Today The sentencing phase of a drug case against a fisherman will continue before Madam Justice Pamela Beckles on May 9. The adjournment was given after… Link: ‘Things are hard’

King, Blackwood prop up Scorpions after Miller’s fireworks

Source: Guyana Chronicle KINGSTON, Jamaica, (CMC) – The in-form pair of Brandon King and Jermaine Blackwood produced yet another half-century partnership to pull Jamaica Scorpions out of trouble… Link: King, Blackwood prop up Scorpions after Miller’s fireworks

Kolpak worry

Source: Barbados Today Jason Holder has called upon the ICC and FICA to ensure a “substantial minimum salary” for international cricketers. Speaking in the aftermath of Duanne Olivier’s… Link: Kolpak worry

Momo challenge: The anatomy of a hoax

Source: Nation Newspaper LONDON – Following a flurry of scare stories, some schools have warned parents about the “Momo challenge” – but fact-checkers say it is a hoax.… Link: Momo challenge: The anatomy of a hoax

Jamaica on guard against Momo challenge

Source: Nation Newspaper The Jamaica Ministry of Education, Youth and Information released a statement on Thursday warning parents and guardians about the Momo challenge. The release warns about… Link: Jamaica on guard against Momo challenge

Two charged with attempted murder in PG

Source: Channel 5 Belize Police say that while they have made arrests and charged two men for the shooting that happened prior to the double murder on Monday in… Link: Two charged with attempted murder in PG

Baby Zela Still Critical At K.H.M.H

Source: Channel 5 Belize Zela Usher Eighteen-month-old Zela Usher remains in a critical condition at the K.H.M.H. after receiving severe burns to fifty percent of her little body on… Link: Baby Zela Still Critical At K.H.M.H

PAWS Under the Stars at Grand Old House

Source: Cayman Compass It seems that Saturday is all about the animals. Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts is holding its Dog Jog in the morning, and the Protection of… Link: PAWS Under the Stars at Grand Old House

Caricom concern about Venezuela

Source: Nation Newspaper The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is deeply concerned by the recent further escalation of tensions in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the ensuing increase in… Link: Caricom concern about Venezuela

US Banking For Licensed FinTech Companies

Source: Bernews The Government announced that “Bermuda can now offer an option for US banking services to Bermuda licensed FinTech companies,” as “Signature Bank, a New York-based… Link: US Banking For Licensed FinTech Companies

T&T Principal Attacked After Disciplining Student

Source: St. Lucia Times Trinidad Express:-  Education Minister Anthony Garcia is condemning what he describes as “the despicable act of violence” perpetuated against the Principal of the Tunapuna Hindu Primary… Link: T&T Principal Attacked After Disciplining Student

Guyana Opposition Leader Refuses To Meet President

Source: St. Lucia Times Stabroek News:–  Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has refused an invitation to meet with President David Granger and accused the APNU+AFC government of perpetrating fraud. Speaking at… Link: Guyana Opposition Leader Refuses To Meet President

Top 10 Most Viewed Videos For February 2019

Source: Bernews Bernews posted more than 150 videos across our various social networks during February 2019, and the top ten most viewed videos on YouTube included a… Link: Top 10 Most Viewed Videos For February 2019

New York Votes To Criminalise Revenge Porn

Source: St. Lucia Times Associated Press:-  ALBANY, N.Y. — Lawmakers in New York voted to join 41 other states in criminalizing revenge porn Thursday, passing legislation that would make it… Link: New York Votes To Criminalise Revenge Porn

Principles Awards Gala Honours Prof. Krainer

Source: Bernews Bermuda’s legacy in the field of genetics was further highlighted recently with the First Annual Bermuda Principles Awards Gala held at Fairmont Southampton. The 2019… Link: Principles Awards Gala Honours Prof. Krainer

Nappy Chinks

Source: iWitness News By Patrick Ferrari Six weeks ago, there was an article in The News newspaper captioned, “Trailers in rush hour traffic… Link: Nappy Chinks

Official Govt & Legal Notices For Feb 28th 2019

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [Feb 28] include acquisition of property by non-Bermudians,  PATI contracts valued $50,000 or more, acting appointments and more.… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For Feb 28th 2019

Police considers setting up “Aviation Wing”

Source: iNews Guyana The Guyana Police Force (GPF) is exploring the possibility of establishing a department to render aerial support. Commissioner of Police, Leslie James today met with… Link: Police considers setting up “Aviation Wing”

Stand unveiled in Smith’s honour

Source: Nation Newspaper ST GEORGE’S – Devon Smith, the most prolific batsman in regional first-class history, has been recognised for his contributions to the game by having the… Link: Stand unveiled in Smith’s honour

Update: Fire destroys buildings, vehicles in Berbice

Source: iNews Guyana A fire of unknown origin completely gutted a business complex at Number 64 Village Corentyne, Berbice. The flames also destroyed a nearby house and several… Link: Update: Fire destroys buildings, vehicles in Berbice

Jagdeo slams Govt for fraudulent behavior

Source: iNews Guyana …Will not meet president until date is set for elections Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is accusing the APNU/AFC Government of engaging in fraudulent behaviour, after… Link: Jagdeo slams Govt for fraudulent behavior

Public Service ministry opening late

Source: Nation Newspaper The offices of the Ministry of the Public Service will open at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, March 1. This late opening is to facilitate a… Link: Public Service ministry opening late

Argentine 11-year-old’s C-section sparks abortion debate

Source: iNews Guyana (BBC) News that doctors performed a caesarean section on an 11-year-old rape victim has reignited a debate on Argentina’s abortion rules. The girl became pregnant… Link: Argentine 11-year-old’s C-section sparks abortion debate

Runaway teen in Police custody

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Seventeen-year-old J’Mique Isaac who was reported as a runaway teen has been located. The Police were able to find J’Mique and… Link: Runaway teen in Police custody

Post-mortem performed on Henry’s body

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Valery Alexandrov, performed a post-mortem on the body of Leroy Henry. Dr. Alexandrov concluded that death was due… Link: Post-mortem performed on Henry’s body

Premier reveals talks for Dart skyscraper

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin opened a new can of worms Thursday when he delivered his ‘state of the nation’ address at the Cayman Economic Outlook… Link: Premier reveals talks for Dart skyscraper

From Supermoto to Motocross

Source: The Voice Last Friday’s Supermoto event which was held on Bridge Street and the William Peter Boulevard as part of the island’s … The post From Supermoto… Link: From Supermoto to Motocross

More security at beaches

Source: Newsday MUNICIPAL police will supplement regular police officers to ensure the safety of people at all major beaches and rivers from Carnival Friday to Ash Wednesday,… Link: More security at beaches

CPR rebuts premier’s misleading claims

Source: Cayman News Service CPR Cayman writes: Premier Alden McLaughlin again stated at last week’s Chamber of Commerce Luncheon that no public money will be used to build the… Link: CPR rebuts premier’s misleading claims

WLBL DBC Support the Vendors in Gros Islet

Source: The Voice PRESS RELEASE — Windward and Leeward Brewery Ltd. (WLBL) and Du Boulay’s Bottling Company Ltd. (DBC) completed their first Corporate … The post WLBL DBC… Link: WLBL DBC Support the Vendors in Gros Islet

Demand for Knowledge on the Labour Act Continues

Source: The Voice PRESS RELEASE — The Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture is responding to demands from Members and the … The post Demand for… Link: Demand for Knowledge on the Labour Act Continues

Corentyne cinema goes up in flames

Source: Guyana Chronicle The County Side cinema at Number 63 Village on the Corentyne is currently on fire. This publication understands that  the modern cinema was closed for… Link: Corentyne cinema goes up in flames

Mingoes Basketball hosts open tryouts this weekend

Source: Bahamas Weekly The UB Mingoes men’s basketball team will hold open tryouts 8am Saturday March 2, 2019 at The Kendal Issacs Gymnasium. Coaches and administrators will be… Link: Mingoes Basketball hosts open tryouts this weekend

CBS: Labor market situation in the Caribbean Netherlands

Source: Saba News   This report in the CBS series Statistische Trends presents the labour market situation for the inhabitants of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, St Eustatius and… Link: CBS: Labor market situation in the Caribbean Netherlands

Charges in murder case challenged by lawyer

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Charges against a young West Bay man for murder have been called into question by his defence attorney, who applied for a dismissal hearing… Link: Charges in murder case challenged by lawyer

Opposition: UK report needs joint response

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The opposition leader has warned that the Cayman Islands needs to take a measured, serious and joint approach to the recently published report by… Link: Opposition: UK report needs joint response

Former Trinidad PM fighting eviction from his office

Source: Suriname Times Former prime minister, Basdeo Panday, has issued a pre-action protocol letter to the All Trinidad General Workers’ Trade Union claiming that he is being illegally… Link: Former Trinidad PM fighting eviction from his office

Pride and “Pailings”

Source: Barbados Today After a successful run in 2018 with 475 revellers on the road for Grand Kadooment Day, Khepri Kulture was determined to kick-start the 2019 Crop… Link: Pride and “Pailings”

Taking centre stage

Source: Barbados Today For the second consecutive year, the Barbados Dance Project (BDP) will be featured in the biggest dance festival in the English-speaking Caribbean – the Jamaica… Link: Taking centre stage

Mokos take over old-time mas

Source: Newsday WHILE the moko jumbie never dominated yesteryear’s old-time mas, he certainly stole the show at Tuesday night’s parade of traditional Carnival characters held by the… Link: Mokos take over old-time mas

“Hakuna Matata”

Source: Barbados Today From May 7, Du-Wayne Hinds will be living his dream, as a member of the ensemble for the UK production of Disney’s The Lion King.… Link: “Hakuna Matata”

SLP Warns SLASPA of Future Inquiry

Source: The Voice THE Saint Lucia Labour Party has warned the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) of a possible inquiry … The post SLP Warns… Link: SLP Warns SLASPA of Future Inquiry

Vendors Awarded by Castries Mayor at Special Ceremony

Source: The Voice THE Office of the Mayor publicly acknowledged the outstanding business achievements and contribution of vendors at a special ceremony held … The post Vendors Awarded… Link: Vendors Awarded by Castries Mayor at Special Ceremony

Blind Cricket Needs Your Support

Source: The Voice CRICKET West Indies (CWI) and the St. Lucia National Cricket Association (SLNCA) have responded positively to a request by the … The post Blind Cricket… Link: Blind Cricket Needs Your Support

Mavis Scarlett Foundation looks to help more youth

Source: Jamaica Star The Mavis Scarlett Foundation is looking to expand its reach in Jamaica. The NGO, founded by Stephanie Dunstan in 2016, became an official entity last… Link: Mavis Scarlett Foundation looks to help more youth

Woman seeks financial assistance for ill mom

Source: Jamaica Star The look of frustration was evident on Kerry-Ann Angus’ face when she spoke to THE STAR earlier this week. The 23-year old, who had a… Link: Woman seeks financial assistance for ill mom

Man found dead in bathroom

Source: Jamaica Star Sixty-four-year-old Clive Hughes died in a bar on Lower Harbour Street in Falmourh about 11 a.m. yesterday. The bartender, who requested that her name be… Link: Man found dead in bathroom

Lanz balancing producing and performing

Source: Jamaica Star Recording artiste Lanz came on to the music scene in 2017 with the single She Nah Leggo on his own label, Ubique Muziq. The song… Link: Lanz balancing producing and performing

Head start

Source: Barbados Today Minister of Home Affairs Edmund Hinkson is assuring Barbadians that Government is moving full speed ahead with preparations for the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. However,… Link: Head start

Saba artists to Curaçao Plein Air Festival

Source: Saba News Three artists from Saba will be travelling to Curaçao this month to participate at the Plein Air Festival 2019, with the financial support of the… Link: Saba artists to Curaçao Plein Air Festival

FNM MEMBERS CLASH

Source: Jones Bahamas Tensions  rose between Free National Movement members as Pineridge MP Frederick McAlpine and National Security Minister Marvin Dames get into a heated  exchange of words… Link: FNM MEMBERS CLASH

OPPOSITION CALLS MID YEAR BUDGET “DELUSIONAL”

Source: Jones Bahamas The Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) Deputy Leader Chester Cooper has labelled   the mid-year budget communication  as a collection of “useless words” and “delusional predictions”. … Link: OPPOSITION CALLS MID YEAR BUDGET “DELUSIONAL”

Economy Not Growing Enough, Says DPM

Source: Jones Bahamas Finance Minister Peter Turnquest said that while the economy is growing, it is not growing enough as the latest unemployment figures show a lag between… Link: Economy Not Growing Enough, Says DPM

US University Run For Cancer Cure

Source: Jones Bahamas Scores of Ohio State University Alumni bombarded Pompey Square yesterday for a fun/run walk, a part of the University’s annual “Buckeye Cruise For Cancer”. For … Link: US University Run For Cancer Cure

WTO Offers Certainty Of Investment, Says Laing

Source: Jones Bahamas What is the future of the World Trade Organization (WTO) for The Bahamas? Lead WTO negotiator for The Bahamas, Zhivargo Laing, said it is an… Link: WTO Offers Certainty Of Investment, Says Laing

Trump-Kim Summit Breaks Down

Source: St. Lucia Times BBC News:-  A summit between US President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended with no agreement after the US refused North Korean… Link: Trump-Kim Summit Breaks Down

Opposition Leader Raises Questions About HIA Redevelopment

Source: St. Lucia Times Saint Lucia’s opposition leader, while supporting the redevelopment of the Hewanorra International Airport (HIA), has raised questions in relation to the current project. Mr. Philip… Link: Opposition Leader Raises Questions About HIA Redevelopment

Video: BNT Jumble Sale & Auction Preview

Source: Bernews The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] is holding a Jumble Sale & Auction preview this morning [Feb 28] at Botanical Gardens. We will have a photo… Link: Video: BNT Jumble Sale & Auction Preview

ABIR Members Offering Student Internships

Source: Bernews The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] and its members are gearing up for a busy summer of opportunities for Bermuda’s students, offering valuable… Link: ABIR Members Offering Student Internships

Cayman Sends Warning To Britain

Source: St. Lucia Times GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — Premier Alden McNee McLaughlin Jr says he will lead the move towards independence for this British overseas territory (BOT)… Link: Cayman Sends Warning To Britain

28 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 28 Feb Thu 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light to moderate easterly winds and seas will continue over the Cayman area for the next 24… Link: 28 Feb Weather in Cayman

Deloitte Purchases $7.5K Of School Supplies

Source: Bernews Deloitte Bermuda has purchased $7,500 worth of school supplies through Support Public Schools Bermuda [SPS.bm]. This purchase will go towards school equipment, supplies and educational… Link: Deloitte Purchases .5K Of School Supplies

Tucker’s Point Names New Club Operations GM

Source: Bernews Tucker’s Point announced they appointed Paul Adams to General Manager of Club Operations. “Adams, who returns to Tucker’s Point after four years at Turtle Hill… Link: Tucker’s Point Names New Club Operations GM

Ministry: 3 Bus Runs Cancelled On Thursday

Source: Bernews The Ministry released the list of bus cancellations for this morning [Feb 28] with the list indicating that there are three bus runs cancelled so… Link: Ministry: 3 Bus Runs Cancelled On Thursday

Editorial: Answer duty’s call

Source: Antigua Observer Now that the ‘shouting and the noise’ is over, the hard work begins for the United Progressive Party (UPP). We’re talking about the tough business… Link: Editorial: Answer duty’s call

Shooting At Morne Serpent

Source: St. Lucia Times A twenty-eight year old man was rushed to hospital Wednesday night, following a shooting incident at Morne Serpent, Gros Islet, police have reported. The victim… Link: Shooting At Morne Serpent

PM blasts Dundas over Global Ports comments

Source: Antigua Observer Prime Minister Gaston Browne has criticized the President of the Antigua and Barbuda Cruise Tourism Association over comments he made on OBSERVER AM yesterday.During an… Link: PM blasts Dundas over Global Ports comments

Disgruntled residents block river leading to RUSAL

Source: Guyana Times Disgruntled residents have once again blocked a section of the Berbice River leading to the RUSAL company at Aroaima, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice). This is… Link: Disgruntled residents block river leading to RUSAL

Fire guts home of Linden businessman

Source: Guyana Times – losses estimated at $12M A prominent Linden businessman is now counting his losses, estimated to be in the millions, after a fire completely gutted… Link: Fire guts home of Linden businessman

Steelpan for the digital age

Source: Newsday At the age of 29, Johann Chuckaree, runs different businesses and juggles that with a demanding performance schedule. His advice? Surround yourself with the right… Link: Steelpan for the digital age

NCC renews vision for Carnival

Source: Newsday Trinidad and Tobago Carnival is facing competition of its own making. The pretty mas street parade emblematic of a frenetic Carnival Tuesday jump up has… Link: NCC renews vision for Carnival

‘Fight crime – return to God’

Source: Barbados Today Anglican Bishop Rt Rev Michael Maxwell has said society’s move away from God and a failure to address the young people’s problems are to blame… Link: ‘Fight crime – return to God’

NUPW ‘in the dark’ on next job cuts round

Source: Barbados Today With just a month to go before the third phase of Government’s job cuts under its IMF-backed austerity programme come into force, the National Union… Link: NUPW ‘in the dark’ on next job cuts round

Communication gap, research say

Source: Barbados Today Barbadians in both the public and private sectors are not satisfied that the Mia Mottley-led Government is adequately communicating to the population about the Barbados… Link: Communication gap, research say

‘Corruption’ label crippling local contractors

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Jamaican construction firms are prejudicially labelled as corrupt and inept when their projects are hit by cost overruns and delays, but government and other stakeholders… Link: ‘Corruption’ label crippling local contractors

Death-penalty pressure to grow

Source: Jamaica Gleaner BRUSSELS, Belgium: Europe might step up the pressure on Jamaica for its retention of the death penalty, which remains high on bilateral and multilateral agendas,… Link: Death-penalty pressure to grow

Waller, eGov Ja sued for wrongful dismissal

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Former CEO of eGov Jamaica Ltd, Herman Athias, is taking the government-owned entity and its chairman to court over what he calls “unjustifiable termination and… Link: Waller, eGov Ja sued for wrongful dismissal

20,000 Blaze connections made in last 18 months – GTT

Source: Kaieteur News US-controlled Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) says that it made 20,000 connections of its Blaze service in the last 18 months with a backlog… Link: 20,000 Blaze connections made in last 18 months – GTT

Police ‘bust’ ecstasy ring

Source: Guyana Chronicle –– ring leader ‘busted’ at Parika short-time hotel — teacher, students from several top schools involved COPS at Parika, East Bank Essequibo (EBE) may have… Link: Police ‘bust’ ecstasy ring

Incredible journey

Source: Guyana Chronicle — former British commander rows 3,000 miles across the Atlantic FORMER Royal Marines Commando of the British Army, Richard Allen, arrived safely in Guyana on… Link: Incredible journey

RUSAL workers block Berbice River

Source: Guyana Chronicle — gov’t maintains company must reinstate sacked workers RUSAL workers whose services have been terminated, have joined forces and blocked the Berbice River in the… Link: RUSAL workers block Berbice River

Stalker kills mother of five

Source: Guyana Chronicle NADINA Kalamadeen, 34, of North Sophia was on Wednesday evening killed by a man who exhibited signs of obsession with her. The mother of five… Link: Stalker kills mother of five

Guyana improves ‘adherence to law’ ranking

Source: Guyana Chronicle GUYANA has moved two places up in adherence to the rule of law, according to the World Justice Project (WJP) Rule of Law Index 2019.… Link: Guyana improves ‘adherence to law’ ranking

North Sophia man kills wife, detained at hospital

Source: Kaieteur News Dead: Nadina Kalamadeen A 35-year-old North Sophia woman was stabbed to death around 19.00 hrs last night by her drunken spouse, who has since been… Link: North Sophia man kills wife, detained at hospital

CARIBBEAN-SUMMIT-COMMUNIQUÉ

Source: Cana News BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Feb 27, CMC – The following… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login Link: CARIBBEAN-SUMMIT-COMMUNIQUÉ

British jockey expects big run

Source: Nation Newspaper FIRST-TIME JOCKEY in the Sandy Lane Gold Cup, Sean Levey, is hoping for a big run in the Caribbean’s biggest horse race at the Garrison… Link: British jockey expects big run

Gayle’s not enough

Source: Nation Newspaper ST GEORGE’S – Veteran Chris Gayle struck a scintillating 25th one-day international hundred and passed 10 000 career runs, but the task of completing their… Link: Gayle’s not enough

Drums coming back

Source: Nation Newspaper MUSIC AND THE PARTY-LIKE atmosphere that have been part of every secondary school track and field championships for more than two decades, are likely to… Link: Drums coming back

Study: 6 gangs, guns for rent

Source: Nation Newspaper THERE ARE SIX MAJOR GANGS in Barbados, and guns are being circulated or rented for up to $10 000. These were among the findings from… Link: Study: 6 gangs, guns for rent

No crime crisis!

Source: Nation Newspaper CERTAIN CRIMES, particularly murder, are on the up, but the situation has not yet reached crisis stage. Deputy Commissioner of Police Erwin Boyce gave Barbadians… Link: No crime crisis!

Understanding the Spate of Gun Violence in Peini

Source: Channel 5 Belize As the families of Oscar Humes and Kevin Moro prepare to lay their loved ones to rest, residents of Punta Gorda are still reeling from… Link: Understanding the Spate of Gun Violence in Peini

Baby Vela Usher is Badly Burned during Electrical Fire

Source: Channel 5 Belize Vela Usher Aside from the spate of violence there was another unfortunate incident in Punta Gorda where a baby was injured. Eighteen-month-old Vela Usher was… Link: Baby Vela Usher is Badly Burned during Electrical Fire

Expat stabbed and robbed; two charged!

Source: Channel 5 Belize Sr. Supt. Sandra Bodden Also in the south, an American national was attacked and robbed inside his home in Hopkins on Saturday.  Seventy-three-year-old Thomas Shannon… Link: Expat stabbed and robbed; two charged!

Sparta Boss versus Back Circle a colossal matchup

Source: Guyana Chronicle … Reputation at stake in third-place playoff ON the heels of a clinical annihilation of pre-tournament favourites ‘Gold is Money’ the question now is whether… Link: Sparta Boss versus Back Circle a colossal matchup

GBBC mourns death of former National champion Lennox Beckles

Source: Guyana Chronicle FORMER super lightweight champion of Guyana, Lennox Beckles, has passed away in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC) announced yesterday.… Link: GBBC mourns death of former National champion Lennox Beckles

Cadogan’s ban reduced

Source: Barbados Today Barbadian 100 and 200-meters sprinter Levi Cadogan has been given the green light to compete from July 28.  The 23-year-old who represented Barbados in the… Link: Cadogan’s ban reduced

Video: Car Blaze On Harbour Road Extinguished

Source: Bernews [Updated with video] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to a car fire on Harbour Road in Warwick this evening [Feb 27] where firefighters… Link: Video: Car Blaze On Harbour Road Extinguished

Photos: Landro Minors Memorial Golf Tournament

Source: Bernews The team of Calvin Richardson, Maxwell Curtis, Twilton Smith and Randy Richardson were crowned the 2019 Landro Minors Memorial Golf Tournament Champions at the Ocean… Link: Photos: Landro Minors Memorial Golf Tournament

Carnage!

Source: Barbados Today ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Veteran Chris Gayle struck a scintillating 25th One-Day International hundred and passed 10 000 career runs but the task of completing… Link: Carnage!

McCartney takes spotlight at ceremony

Source: Barbados Today When members of Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc. (BPMSI) gathered in the Cafeteria at Bushy Park Barbados last Sunday to salute the club’s 2018 champion… Link: McCartney takes spotlight at ceremony

Hopkins Moves To 79th In Dominican Republic

Source: Bernews Bermuda’s Kaden Hopkins was back in action competing in the 40th edition of the National Independence Cycle Tour in the Dominican Republic. Hopkins took to… Link: Hopkins Moves To 79th In Dominican Republic

Official Govt & Legal Notices For Feb 27th 2019

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [Feb 27] include business notices. Registrar Of Companies Businesses That They Believe Are Not Carrying On Business Or Are… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For Feb 27th 2019

Fire guts home of Linden businessman

Source: iNews Guyana A businessman is now counting his losses, estimated to be in the millions, after a fire completely gutted his Amelia’s Ward, Linden home on Wednesday… Link: Fire guts home of Linden businessman

Quinnae Outerbridge Competes In America East

Source: Bernews Bermuda’s Quinnae Outerbridge and her University of Hartford Indoor Track and Field teammates competed in the America East Championships. Outerbridge ran the third leg for… Link: Quinnae Outerbridge Competes In America East

Man Jailed For Spitting On Catholic Priest

Source: St. Lucia Times Sky News:–  A man has been jailed for 10 months after spitting on a Catholic priest as an orange walk marched past his Glasgow church. Bradley… Link: Man Jailed For Spitting On Catholic Priest

England Beat West Indies By 29 Runs In Fourth ODI

Source: St. Lucia Times ST GEORGE ‘S, Grenada (AFP) — England defeated the West Indies by 29 runs in the fourth One-Day International at the National Stadium in Grenada… Link: England Beat West Indies By 29 Runs In Fourth ODI

Ear, Nose, Throat Surgeons Visit Saint Lucia

Source: St. Lucia Times The Ministry of Health says Ear, Nose and Throat  services ares expected to be enhanced at the Victoria and St. Jude hospitals, as a result… Link: Ear, Nose, Throat Surgeons Visit Saint Lucia

5 arrested in Berbice with illegal drugs, fraud documents

Source: iNews Guyana Ranks of the Guyana Police Force’s Narcotics Branch and the Berbice Division today arrested five persons following the discovery of narcotics and suspected fake documents… Link: 5 arrested in Berbice with illegal drugs, fraud documents

Ministry Defends Move To Halt Spanking In Schools

Source: St. Lucia Times The Ministry of Education has said that this country’s move to eventually halt corporal punishment in schools is in keeping with its international obligations and… Link: Ministry Defends Move To Halt Spanking In Schools

San Juan Mayor Joins Bernie Sanders Campaign

Source: Puerto Rico Report Carmen Yulín Cruz, Mayor of San Juan, has been named as one of the four co-chairs of the presidential campaign to elect Bernie Sanders in… Link: San Juan Mayor Joins Bernie Sanders Campaign

Cro Cro still suspended from job

Source: Newsday FORMER calypso monarch Weston “Cro Cro” Rawlins remains suspended from his job at the Community-Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP). The company’s chairman Ashton… Link: Cro Cro still suspended from job

500 SRPs to join TTPS after Carnival

Source: Newsday President of the Police Welfare Association Michael Seales said approximately 500 Special Reserve police officers will be absorbed into the regular police service at the… Link: 500 SRPs to join TTPS after Carnival

‘Drug Court’ to rehabilitate petty offenders coming

Source: iNews Guyana The Guyana Government through the Ministry of Public Security is in the process of establishing a Drug Treatment Court which will seek to provide rehabilitative… Link: ‘Drug Court’ to rehabilitate petty offenders coming

Prisoners show off singing talent

Source: Newsday Today 34-year-old Rodney Samaroo, shared his talent in front of hundreds of spectators at Woodford Square, Port of Spain, during the Prison Service’s calypso competition.… Link: Prisoners show off singing talent

Update: Man shot at St Martins, St Philip dies

Source: Barbados Today   A 35-year-old man, who was shot at St Martin’s, St Philip this morning  has died. According to police, the man, whose name has not… Link: Update: Man shot at St Martins, St Philip dies

Haiti – Education : Important meeting around budget cuts

Source: Haiti Libre Tuesday at the initiative of the Cabinet of the Minister of National Education Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet, was held an important working session between various… Link: Haiti – Education : Important meeting around budget cuts

Police chopper crashes after aborted take-off

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The RCIPS helicopter is out of service after it crashed Tuesday afternoon as it attempted to take off from Owen Roberts International Airport. A… Link: Police chopper crashes after aborted take-off

DoE warns against Barkers seagrass removal

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Department of Environment has said that removing more than four acres of turtle grass in Barkers will adversely affect essential habitat for protected… Link: DoE warns against Barkers seagrass removal

Fitzgerald Not Interested In PLP Nomination

Source: Jones Bahamas The  former Cabinet Minister  and  Progressive Liberal Party member of Parliament for  the Marathon constituency, Jerome Fitzgerald  has  announced that he is no longer interested… Link: Fitzgerald Not Interested In PLP Nomination

Persons with unpaid work permits will be deported

Source: Jones Bahamas The number of illegal immigrants could very well increase here in The Bahamas considering there is some $5 million outstanding in fees from people who… Link: Persons with unpaid work permits will be deported

Minister Says Grand Lucayan Sale Could Take Longer.

Source: Jones Bahamas Having purchased the Grand Lucayan in Freeport, Grand Bahama last summer against the advice of many, the government had hoped to offload the property to… Link: Minister Says Grand Lucayan Sale Could Take Longer.

DPM: “SINK OR SWIM”

Source: Jones Bahamas Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Peter Turnquest, said The Bahamas is adapting and the government is committed to keeping up with any regulator… Link: DPM: “SINK OR SWIM”

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