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March 13, 2019

Archives for March 2019

Back and forth at BSSAC

Source: Nation Newspaper COMBERMERE and Queen’s College were surprised early front-runners among the boys, while defending queens The St Michael School grabbed a late lead from Springer Memorial… Link: Back and forth at BSSAC

‘All’s not well’ with players

Source: Nation Newspaper THE MAN seeking to become the new vice-president of Cricket West Indies (CWI) is not convinced about the improved relationship between the regional governing body… Link: ‘All’s not well’ with players

11-Plus blame

Source: Nation Newspaper ADD ANOTHER NAIL to the coffin of the Common Entrance Examination. A leading physician, healthy lifestyle advocate and paediatrician has blamed the exam for contributing… Link: 11-Plus blame

Barbados backlisted

Source: Nation Newspaper BARBADOS HAS BEEN blacklisted by the European Union (EU), and faces the threat of “sanctions”, including reduced funding. The EU Council yesterday announced it was… Link: Barbados backlisted

‘Worst exorcism I’ve seen’

Source: Nation Newspaper SUNDAY’S EXORCISM was the worst Dr Anne Rose says has ever performed or at least tried to. And that’s not just because the incident was… Link: ‘Worst exorcism I’ve seen’

Fake Cops Rob PUMA Gas Station

Source: Channel 5 Belize A pair of fake cops robbed PUMA Gas Station on the Philip Goldson Highway Sunday evening and they made it look so effortless. Two armed… Link: Fake Cops Rob PUMA Gas Station

Belize City Man Perishes in RTA

Source: Channel 5 Belize A Belize City man was one of two persons who lost his life on Sunday evening in traffic fatalities.  Thirty-eight-year-old John Bennett was on his… Link: Belize City Man Perishes in RTA

Trinidad senator recommends chemical castration for paedophiles

Source: St. Lucia News Online Committee member Dr Varma Deyalsingh during yesterday’s Special Select Committee meeting. *OFFICE OF THE PARLIAMENT photo (TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — In­de­pen­dent Sen­a­tor Dr Var­ma Deyals­ingh sug­gest­ed… Link: Trinidad senator recommends chemical castration for paedophiles

Cayman dodges tax list but pressure persists

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Cayman Islands government has welcomed the news that this jurisdiction has avoided the latest European Union tax blacklist, but officials have indicated that… Link: Cayman dodges tax list but pressure persists

Holder pleased with team’s progress

Source: Barbados Today Captain Jason Holder says he is pleased with the development shown by West Indies ahead of the World Cup and hopes to use the Tri-Nations… Link: Holder pleased with team’s progress

FAA says Boeing will fix 737 Max 8 system

Source: Cayman Eye News From FOX KTVU BEIJING (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration says it expects Boeing will soon complete improvements to an automated anti-stall system that is suspected… Link: FAA says Boeing will fix 737 Max 8 system

US refuses to ground Boeing 737 Max crash aircraft

Source: St. Lucia News Online (BBC) — The US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has said it will not suspend Boeing 737 Max aircraft despite mounting pressure from senators and workers’… Link: US refuses to ground Boeing 737 Max crash aircraft

Skerritt’s swipe

Source: Barbados Today Cricket West Indies (CWI) is becoming a “Cameron-centric organization” and less of a cricket-centric entity. That’s the view of Ricky Skerritt who is challenging Whycliffe… Link: Skerritt’s swipe

OAS Electoral Experts to Visit Honduras

Source: Bahamas Weekly Electoral experts from the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) will visit Honduras from March 25 to 29 to provide technical advice… Link: OAS Electoral Experts to Visit Honduras

Industry Groups Committed To Working With Govt

Source: Bernews Bermuda’s industry groups have pledged support for the “market’s long-respected record on compliance and tax-transparency and are backing the Bermuda government’s efforts to expedite the… Link: Industry Groups Committed To Working With Govt

Tobago businessman shot dead

Source: Newsday A Tobago businessman was shot dead last evening. The man, identified only as Donald Sonny Parks, was the owner of Endeavours Children Store, Summer Hill,… Link: Tobago businessman shot dead

Vistra appoints new CEO and CFO

Source: Cayman Compass Global trust and corporate services provider Vistra has appointed Alan Brown as group chief executive officer and Geoff Weir as group chief financial officer. Link: Vistra appoints new CEO and CFO

30 Minute Video: March 12 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… Link: 30 Minute Video: March 12 ZBM Evening News

Official Govt & Legal Notices For March 12th 2019

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [March 12] include cancellation of registration, boards appointments and notice of intended marriage. Hedmark Capital Ltd. Notice… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For March 12th 2019

Ex-cop denies corruption allegation

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Daniel Meeks, a former police constable with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, denied being corrupt when he appeared in Grand Court Friday and… Link: Ex-cop denies corruption allegation

Bermuda Blocks Use Of Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Source: Bernews Following the tragic crash of the Ethiopian Airlines flight, the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority [BCAA] said they have “temporarily suspended the operation of all variants… Link: Bermuda Blocks Use Of Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Photos & Video: Van Crash In Hamilton Parish

Source: Bernews Emergency personnel responded to North Shore Road in Hamilton parish today [March 12] after a collision occurred which resulted in the van landing on its… Link: Photos & Video: Van Crash In Hamilton Parish

Mark demands probe into CEPEP

Source: Newsday OPPOSITION Senator Wade Mark today demanded that the Auditor-General conduct an immediate forensic audit into the operations of the Community-Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme… Link: Mark demands probe into CEPEP

Preparing women for professional and financial success

Source: Bahamas Weekly In celebration of International Women’s Day, CIBC FirstCaribbean hosted its first Women’s Workshop at the Salvation Army Headquarters, helping women in the community with limited… Link: Preparing women for professional and financial success

Jagdeo stands by “Chase them out” remark

Source: iNews Guyana Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is standing by his call for Guyanese to chase government ministers out of their communities after March 21, 2019 – when… Link: Jagdeo stands by “Chase them out” remark

10 yrs’ jail for jewel thief

Source: Newsday A MAN who chalked up a career as a jewel thief was jailed yesterday for ten years. Deonanan Rampersad, 46, of Poona Trace, Williamsville, was… Link: 10 yrs’ jail for jewel thief

Students get police dog demonstration

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE — Children from four schools in the Village and McKnight areas were treated to a police dog demonstration led by the Federation’s own top dog… Link: Students get police dog demonstration

11 Foreign Nationals Convicted In Magistrate’s Courts

Source: Bahamas Weekly On March 12th 2019, (4) Venezuelan nationals, (3) Guyanese nationals and (3) Jamaican nationals were arraigned in Magistrate’s Court #8 before Magistrate Subusola Swain. They… Link: 11 Foreign Nationals Convicted In Magistrate’s Courts

Liquor bar owner slapped with 4 counts of TIP charges

Source: iNews Guyana Proprietor of a popular Georgetown liquor bar, Savita Persaud was on Tuesday remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after being slapped with four… Link: Liquor bar owner slapped with 4 counts of TIP charges

PPP Commissioners walk out of GECOM meeting

Source: iNews Guyana say discussions based on house to house registration, not general election The Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Commissioners on the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) moments… Link: PPP Commissioners walk out of GECOM meeting

Scholarship opportunities for Spanish-speakers

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer The Organisation of American States (OAS) and Chile are offering scholarships for online Master’s degrees, with all the programmes to be taught in Spanish language.… Link: Scholarship opportunities for Spanish-speakers

Up close with: Badir Awe

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS Local Life): Caymanian filmmaker Badir Awe took an extremely circuitous route to arrive at his profession. A bachelor’s degree in finance led to working… Link: Up close with: Badir Awe

USVI Senator pays courtesy call on Nevis

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN — Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture on Nevis expressed delight while welcoming Mr.  Javan E. James, the youngest serving Senator in… Link: USVI Senator pays courtesy call on Nevis

Two retire from Development Bank

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Basseterre — Staff at the Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis have recently bid farewell to two long-serving members of staff who have retired after… Link: Two retire from Development Bank

Tea and Testimony Brings Women Together

Source: The Voice THEY were supposed to adorn themselves very prettily in pink, preferably with a hat. Many of them did, last Sunday … The post Tea and… Link: Tea and Testimony Brings Women Together

Tigers InFLOW® Partners With Northwest

Source: The Voice THE Tigers InFLOW® Academy has partnered with Northwest Limited to bring you the biggest tennis tournament yet in the Kenneth … The post Tigers InFLOW®… Link: Tigers InFLOW® Partners With Northwest

Venezuela: The Next Grenada?

Source: The Voice FORTY years after the March 13, 1979 Grenada Revolution and 35 years after the October 25, 1983 US-led invasion of … The post Venezuela: The… Link: Venezuela: The Next Grenada?

$183,000 and 21 scholarships

Source: Barbados Today Hundreds of people from all walks of life and from as far away as Germany and Canada converged on the grounds of the University of… Link: 3,000 and 21 scholarships

Guyanese man reported missing in Barbados

Source: iNews Guyana (BARBADOS TODAY) Police are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a missing man. He is 19-year-old Kadesh Kabeem Bowen of Lee’s Gap, Passage Road,… Link: Guyanese man reported missing in Barbados

Carnival Cruise Lines cancels stops to Antigua

Source: Nation Newspaper ST JOHN’S – President of the Antigua and Barbuda Cruise Tourism Association (ABCTA), Nathan Dundas, says the island could lose a significant amount of money… Link: Carnival Cruise Lines cancels stops to Antigua

Be prepared

Source: Cana News GENEVA, Mar 12, CMC – The World Health Organizatio… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login Link: Be prepared

Talking Corporal Punishment

Source: The Voice CORPORAL punishment in schools has been a hot topic for years. Of late, it’s been making the rounds again, and … The post Talking Corporal… Link: Talking Corporal Punishment

BRITISH AIRWAYS LAUDS HIGH FLYING ST. LUCIA RESORT

Source: The St. Lucia Star St. Lucia’s renowned luxury resort Anse Chastanet has received a British Airways Customer Excellence Award for 2018 with an impressive overall rating of 9.1 out… Link: BRITISH AIRWAYS LAUDS HIGH FLYING ST. LUCIA RESORT

Government Given Ultimatum

Source: The Voice SCHOOL teachers, together with their trade union, the Saint Lucia Teachers Union and public servants supported by their bargaining body, … The post Government Given… Link: Government Given Ultimatum

Recertification Efforts Underway for Firefighters

Source: The Voice THE Saint Lucia Fire Service has undertaken a drive to recertify some of its ranks on airport rescue and firefighting. … The post Recertification Efforts… Link: Recertification Efforts Underway for Firefighters

Logger remanded for ganja possession

Source: iNews Guyana Vibert Rodrigues of Aruaima River, Berbice, Region 10, was on Monday refused bail by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after he was found with a quantity… Link: Logger remanded for ganja possession

Secondary School Exposition to promote use of Cassava

Source: The Voice THE Ministries of Agriculture and Education have joined forces, with financial support from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), to … The post Secondary School… Link: Secondary School Exposition to promote use of Cassava

Mexican Authorities Confiscate Suspected Drug Plane

Source: The Reporter Mexican authorities have confiscated a suspected drug plane on Sunday afternoon in a forest area near Bacalar. Details about when the plane landed or if… Link: Mexican Authorities Confiscate Suspected Drug Plane

“Pirates Of Bermuda” Event Set For Saturday

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Sloop Foundation’s [BSF] annual Pirates of Bermuda fundraising event will take place on Saturday [March 16] from 2.30pm – 4.30pm, just off the… Link: “Pirates Of Bermuda” Event Set For Saturday

$2b scanning system for Customs

Source: Jamaica Gleaner The Jamaica Customs Agency is procuring a $2-billion scanning system machine to be installed at the ports. According to the chief executive officer of the… Link: b scanning system for Customs

Probe into GECOM’s hiring practices completed – ERC

Source: iNews Guyana An investigation into the hiring practices of the Guyana Elections Commission has been completed. GECOM’s hiring practices were hauled under the microscope after the People’s… Link: Probe into GECOM’s hiring practices completed – ERC

Caymanians appointed as deputy fire chiefs

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Three Caymanians have been appointed as deputy chief fire officers after what officials said was a rigorous open recruitment exercise. Following significant concerns in… Link: Caymanians appointed as deputy fire chiefs

Go-Invest claims no negative impact on investment

Source: iNews Guyana The Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest) has claimed that the political climate in Guyana has had little effect on investments coming to Guyana. This is… Link: Go-Invest claims no negative impact on investment

BNAA To Host ‘Laps For Health’ On Sunday

Source: Bernews The BNAA will be hosting a “Laps for Health” fundraiser in aid of the Carifta Team this coming Sunday, March 17th from 3.30pm to 5.00pm… Link: BNAA To Host ‘Laps For Health’ On Sunday

Embracing unity in diversity

Source: Barbados Today Mutual respect – that’s what Barbados’ Anglican Bishop Michael Maxwell is encouraging the Governments of countries in the Commonwealth to have for each other if… Link: Embracing unity in diversity

V.I. Forecast: Passing Showers

Source: St. John Source A high pressure are located to the north of the region will continue to result in a northeasterly wind flow bringing some low-level cloud fragments… Link: V.I. Forecast: Passing Showers

EU Announce Bermuda Added To ‘Tax Blacklist’

Source: Bernews [Updating] Summary: EU announced that Bermuda has been added to the list of ‘non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes’ EU also added Aruba, Barbados, Belize, Dominica,… Link: EU Announce Bermuda Added To ‘Tax Blacklist’

Butterfield Breaks Bermuda Record In Japan

Source: Bernews Racing in the Lake Biwa Marathon in Japan, Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield finished 60th overall clocking a time of 2:21:47, which smashes the record he set last… Link: Butterfield Breaks Bermuda Record In Japan

Bluck’s Store Final Inventory Sale Starts Today

Source: Bernews The Bluck’s store — which is closing after 175 years in business — will be hosting a “Final Inventory Sale” starting today [March 12] at… Link: Bluck’s Store Final Inventory Sale Starts Today

Land for Sale: Royal Palm Bay

Source: Bahamas Weekly LAND FOR SALE, south side of the Lucayan Waterway, off Fortune Bay Drive. Royal Palm Bay, Block 6, Lot 24. 45.84 sq ft canal front,… Link: Land for Sale: Royal Palm Bay

12 Mar Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 12 Mar Tue 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light to moderate easterly winds and seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24… Link: 12 Mar Weather in Cayman

Constitution is supreme – British High Commissioner

Source: Guyana Times “Clock is ticking” By Devina Samaroo With nine days remaining before the constitutional deadline for holding elections expires, British High Commissioner to Guyana, Gregory Quinn,… Link: Constitution is supreme – British High Commissioner

Road works in progress in Saba

Source: Saba News Today, Tuesday, March 12, HES Construction will commence the construction of a stone wall at the hotel-construction site at Lambert Hassell Road. To ensure the… Link: Road works in progress in Saba

Civil Society to President: Drop “pretext”, call elections

Source: Guyana Times The Civil Society Forum – an organisation comprising of several non-governmental organisations, including the private sector, trade unions and religious groups – on Monday said… Link: Civil Society to President: Drop “pretext”, call elections

Go-Invest claims no negative impact on investment

Source: Guyana Times No confidence resolution …despite Business Minister’s, private sector adverse effect declaration The Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest) has claimed that the political climate in Guyana… Link: Go-Invest claims no negative impact on investment

Commonwealth countries showcased at Umana Yana exhibit

Source: Guyana Times In celebration of Commonwealth Day 2019, schools across Guyana were tasked with showcasing the diverse cultures of other countries with a colourful display at the… Link: Commonwealth countries showcased at Umana Yana exhibit

Coutinho still unable to show his worth at Barca

Source: Jamaica Star (AP): More than a year after arriving as one of Barcelona’s most expensive signings, Philippe Coutinho is still struggling to play up to expectations. The… Link: Coutinho still unable to show his worth at Barca

Rural communities facing water issues

Source: Jamaica Star The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that, due to operational challenges at the Great River Treatment Plant in St James, and the Spur Tree… Link: Rural communities facing water issues

Armed robbers weren’t ‘normal’ criminals

Source: Jamaica Star Based on the precision with which Sunday morning’s multimillion-dollar robbery and double murder in Montego Bay, St James, was executed, some persons, believe those involved… Link: Armed robbers weren’t ‘normal’ criminals

Jamaica Rum Festival unites two worlds

Source: Jamaica Star The Jamaica Rum Festival, presented by J Wray and Nephew Limited’s Appleton Estate brand, went off without a hitch (at least none that the attendants… Link: Jamaica Rum Festival unites two worlds

34th Annual HSGB Dog Show an enjoyable day

Source: Bahamas Weekly   The Humane Society of Grand Bahama (HSGB) held their 34th annual Dog Show on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019. Beautiful weather and a host of… Link: 34th Annual HSGB Dog Show an enjoyable day

GO-Invest facilitated $89.4B in investments last year – CEO

Source: Stabroek News The Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest) facilitated approximately $89.4 billion in investments last year and  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Owen Verwey yesterday said there have… Link: GO-Invest facilitated .4B in investments last year – CEO

Annandale accident victim identified as Buxton school boy

Source: Stabroek News The victim of Sunday morning’s fatal accident along the Annandale, East Coast Demerara (ECD) Public Road has been identified as 16-year-old Mashane Thomas, of the… Link: Annandale accident victim identified as Buxton school boy

Enmore cyclist, 78, dies after collision

Source: Stabroek News An Enmore, East Coast Demerara (ECD) pensioner last night succumbed to injuries sustained in an accident at the junction of Enmore Estate Road and Railway… Link: Enmore cyclist, 78, dies after collision

Commendable efforts

Source: Guyana Chronicle …IDB hails govt’s efforts in strengthening oil and gas sector -praises President Granger, pledges continued support President David Granger on Monday met with President of… Link: Commendable efforts

Jagdeo cited for breach of peace

Source: Guyana Chronicle …gov’t deplores actions, urges widespread condemnation THE Government of Guyana on Monday strongly condemned what it described as “belligerent, inciting, and inflammatory” statements made by… Link: Jagdeo cited for breach of peace

No disruption to budget spending

Source: Guyana Chronicle …finance minister assures public servants they’ll be paid …says international community continues to recognise government By Paul Mc Adam FINANCE MINISTER, Winston Jordan, has allayed… Link: No disruption to budget spending

Govt bolsters legal team for confidence vote appeal

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Former AG of Grenada QC, Francis Alexis recruited Former Attorney General of Grenada and now Senior Lecture, University of the West Indies Cave Hill Barbados… Link: Govt bolsters legal team for confidence vote appeal

‘We don’t agree’

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Anglican, Presbyterian, Churches, GTUC, TIGI distance self from ‘civil society’ statement THE Guyana Trade Union Congress (GTUC) the Anglican and Presbyterian Churches as well as… Link: ‘We don’t agree’

Government to tackle road congestion

Source: Barbados Today Dampening of an “insatiable appetite” for private vehicles, car pool lanes, a park and ride system for The City and expediting critical upgrades to road… Link: Government to tackle road congestion

Arthur Williams appointed high commissioner to Trinidad

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Former senator and attorney-at-law Arthur Williams has been appointed Jamaica’s new high commissioner to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade… Link: Arthur Williams appointed high commissioner to Trinidad

Hotelier Wallace is new Negril Chamber boss

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Western Bureau: Prominent hotelier Richard A.M. Wallace is now the new president of the Negril Chamber of Commerce And Industry. Wallace was selected for the… Link: Hotelier Wallace is new Negril Chamber boss

Sector group wants urgent update on JamaicaEye cameras

Source: Jamaica Gleaner WESTERN BUREAU: Winston Lawson, the president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), wants a swift update on plans to install some… Link: Sector group wants urgent update on JamaicaEye cameras

LIAT’s owner-governments meet on finance plan

Source: Barbados Today Shareholder governments of the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, were meeting here late into Monday to discuss the financial crisis facing the Antigua-based airline. Vincentian Prime… Link: LIAT’s owner-governments meet on finance plan

‘Train’run makes the mark

Source: Nation Newspaper THE TRAIN is back on track and will be Cayman Islands-bound on a new CARIFTA Games journey next month. Tagged “The Train” during his debut… Link: ‘Train’run makes the mark

Step up the action!

Source: Barbados Today President of the Barbados Road Safety Association, Sharmane Roland-Bowen is tired of empty promises from successive governments about the implementation of breathalyzer testing to crack… Link: Step up the action!

Sangre Grande enjoys upbeat Carnival

Source: Newsday SANGRE GRANDE enjoyed one of its safest and most successful Carnival this year with wide participation in the mas, pan and calypso competitions. Apart from… Link: Sangre Grande enjoys upbeat Carnival

‘LEAVE THIS 4-KING MONARCH ALONE’

Source: Newsday CALYPSONIAN Weston “Cro Cro” Rawlins yesterday declared, “Leave this four-king monarch alone!” The four-time calypso monarch was reacting after Community-Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme… Link: ‘LEAVE THIS 4-KING MONARCH ALONE’

Press Association threatens boycott of Jagdeo

Source: Kaieteur News Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo’s recent attack on President of the Guyana Press Association (GPA), Nazima Raghubir, has prompted a stern statement… Link: Press Association threatens boycott of Jagdeo

Go-Invest facilitated $89.4B in investments for 2018

Source: Kaieteur News Go-Invest CEO, Owen Verwey The Guyana Office for Investment (Go-Invest) facilitated $89.4B in investments for 2018. This was noted yesterday by the agency’s Chief Executive… Link: Go-Invest facilitated .4B in investments for 2018

Changes coming as Parkland takes Sol

Source: Nation Newspaper CANADIAN COMPANY Parkland Fuel Corporation is now calling the shots at SOL and management has signalled changes are coming to the Caribbean fuel company. Parkland… Link: Changes coming as Parkland takes Sol

Roads ‘in a mess’

Source: Nation Newspaper IT’S NOT AN EASY ROAD in Barbados. Research has shown that most of the roads are in a deplorable state, with not a single one… Link: Roads ‘in a mess’

Teachers flog Santia’s comments

Source: Nation Newspaper A MEMO WAS BEING circulated to teachers yesterday condemning the comments made by Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw, during the recent Estimates Debate when she… Link: Teachers flog Santia’s comments

Saba Bulletin – March 2019

Source: Saba News The post Saba Bulletin – March 2019 appeared first on Saba News. Link: Saba Bulletin – March 2019

CARICOM meets with ICC

Source: Barbados Today St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister and Chairman of the CARICOM sub-committee on cricket, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, is happy with the progress his organization… Link: CARICOM meets with ICC

Archer causing team ripples

Source: Barbados Today With the spectre of Barbadian-born Jofra Archer looming large, Trevor Bayliss has been buoyed by the reaction of those players already in the current line-up.… Link: Archer causing team ripples

Johnson rates season one of the toughest

Source: Guyana Chronicle GUYANA’s senior men’s cricket team, the Guyana Jaguars, could create history by becoming the only team to win five consecutive outright Regional Four-Day titles, once… Link: Johnson rates season one of the toughest

Trophy Stall on board with MUSC Day of Sports

Source: Guyana Chronicle RESPONSIBLE corporate citizen, Trophy Stall, has once again shown its commitment to the development of sports across the country by partnering with the Mahaicony United… Link: Trophy Stall on board with MUSC Day of Sports

Senior female cricketers to begin training today

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE National female senior cricket team will commence training today in preparation for the 2019 Cricket West Indies (CWI) Senior Female Regional Tournaments which will… Link: Senior female cricketers to begin training today

Skerritt says conflict hurting CWI’s focus on cricket

Source: Guyana Chronicle BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC) – Cricket West Indies presidential hopeful, Ricky Skerritt, believes the current administration has immersed itself in unnecessary conflict to the detriment of… Link: Skerritt says conflict hurting CWI’s focus on cricket

The Editor speaks: Crowdfunding

Source: Cayman Eye News Colin Wilson We have published a number of articles on crowdfunding, some showing the potentials and successes and others the pitfalls and the scams. Even… Link: The Editor speaks: Crowdfunding

Trade school plan takes shape

Source: Cayman Compass Former government youth worker Michael Myles is in the early stages of setting up a vocational school to train Caymanians in construction, electrical, mechanics, air… Link: Trade school plan takes shape

Budget day: Wednesday, March 20

Source: Barbados Today Prime Minister Mia Mottley will deliver her first Budget on March 20. She made the announcement while delivering the feature address this afternoon at the… Link: Budget day: Wednesday, March 20

Top teams tussle

Source: Barbados Today Senior national men’s captain Rashad Jules provided the lone goal as Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme defeated Crane and Equipment Ellerton Club 1-0 to consolidate… Link: Top teams tussle

Schools closed for cleaning tomorrow

Source: Barbados Today The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that the St James Primary and Cuthbert Moore Primary schools will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday,… Link: Schools closed for cleaning tomorrow

PM Minnis on the Disney Heads of Agreement

Source: Bahamas Weekly Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis issued the following statement on the Heads of Agreement for the proposed development at Lighthouse Point, Bannerman… Link: PM Minnis on the Disney Heads of Agreement

BT man confesses over illegal gun and bullets

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Justin Gregory (24) from Bodden Town is facing a seven-year mandatory minimum prison sentence for possessing an unlicensed handgun and ammunition, which was seized… Link: BT man confesses over illegal gun and bullets

Newsline Health (March 11)

Source: Carib Vision Recent news that an HIV-positive man in London `has been functionally cured of the disease has been welcomed by regional and international health officials. In… Link: Newsline Health (March 11)

Harvard Groups To Perform Concert On Tuesday

Source: Bernews U.S. Consul General Constance Dierman and Bishop Nicholas Dill are inviting residents and visitors of all ages to attend a free concert at the Cathedral… Link: Harvard Groups To Perform Concert On Tuesday

Local man admits burning down house

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A local man from West Bay has admitted that he set fire to a property on North West Point Road last year when he… Link: Local man admits burning down house

Tender troubles stall mental health facility

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The health ministry is re-doing the tender process for the long-awaited and much-needed residential mental health facility after it appears the original tendering process… Link: Tender troubles stall mental health facility

Rider Drops Motorcycle, Escapes On Foot

Source: Bernews A male motorcyclist attempted to “elude officers” in Warwick on Saturday, dropping his motorcycle and escaping on foot. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:45pm Saturday, March 9th… Link: Rider Drops Motorcycle, Escapes On Foot

Police and CCB investigating incident

Source: Nation Newspaper The Royal Barbados Police Force and the Child Care Board are currently investigating an incident which began circulating on social media last Sunday of a… Link: Police and CCB investigating incident

Two primary schools closed tomorrow

Source: Nation Newspaper The St. James Primary and Cuthbert Moore Primary schools will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, March 12, for industrial cleaning. (BGIS) Link: Two primary schools closed tomorrow

Three times the love

Source: Nation Newspaper   Rhesa Garnes has a whole lot of love in her life. The talented singer and her partner Kerry Herbert were blessed with triplets –… Link: Three times the love

Policing plan reducing crime: Brandy

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Basseterre — A “robust” policing plan has resulted in a decrease of crimes committed in the Federation this year, Acting Police Commissioner Hilroy Brandy said. “I… Link: Policing plan reducing crime: Brandy

30 Minute Video: March 11 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… Link: 30 Minute Video: March 11 ZBM Evening News

Prizes On Offer For End-To-End Fundraisers

Source: Bernews People are being urged to sign up for this year’s Axa End-to-End as registration opens on Thursday, March 14th at the Digicel Church Street store… Link: Prizes On Offer For End-To-End Fundraisers

Official Govt & Legal Notices For March 11th 2019

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [March 11] include an acting appointment and appointment of marriage officer. Deputy Governor Notice Type: Government Notice… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For March 11th 2019

Barbados to host urgent LIAT shareholder governments meeting

Source: Nation Newspaper Shareholder governments of the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, will meet in Barbados later on Monday to discuss the financial crisis facing the Antigua-based airline, Prime… Link: Barbados to host urgent LIAT shareholder governments meeting

Family of Sharezer Mendonca to sue GPHC

Source: iNews Guyana The family of Sharezer Mendonca, 6, plans to sue the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for the death of the little girl, who was a… Link: Family of Sharezer Mendonca to sue GPHC

Budget day announced

Source: Nation Newspaper Budget day is next Wednesday March 20.   This was announced by Prime Minister Mia Mottley this afternoon during the official opening of the St Nicholas… Link: Budget day announced

Bagatelle teen charged for murder of Guyanese man

Source: St. Lucia News Online Matthew Defleurmon Jr. (left) was charged for the murder of Michael Pooran (SNO) — A 19-year-old from Bagatelle, Castries is now facing a charge of… Link: Bagatelle teen charged for murder of Guyanese man

Conflict hurting CWI’s focus on cricket, says Skerritt

Source: St. Lucia News Online CWI presidential hopeful, Ricky Skerritt (left) and Dave Cameron BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 11, CMC – Cricket West Indies presidential hopeful, Ricky Skerritt, believes the current… Link: Conflict hurting CWI’s focus on cricket, says Skerritt

Elderly women charged for assaulting each other

Source: iNews Guyana Two elderly woman were earlier today (Monday) hauled before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts after they were charged for assaulting each other. Sixty-one year-old widow, Juel… Link: Elderly women charged for assaulting each other

No shame despite T20 whitewash: Holder

Source: St. Lucia News Online West Indies captain Jason Holder … proud of the team’s development despite T20 whitewash. BASSETERRE, St Kitts, Mar 11, CMC – Skipper Jason Holder says… Link: No shame despite T20 whitewash: Holder

LIAT needs millions urgently

Source: Cana News By Kenton X. Chance KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Mar… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login Link: LIAT needs millions urgently

Family Horrified By Sudden Death Of Baby

Source: The Reporter Monday, March 11th, 2019 – Police are investigating the sudden death of a one month old baby in Belize City sometime during the night. At… Link: Family Horrified By Sudden Death Of Baby

Deyalsingh: Victim-shaming to be deplored

Source: Newsday Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh today refused to comment on former health minister Dr Fuad Khan’s statement on social media last week on plus sized-women. Speaking… Link: Deyalsingh: Victim-shaming to be deplored

HDC warns of fake online profiles

Source: Newsday FRAUDSTERS are creating fake social media profiles of Housing Development Corporation (HDC) executives and using them to solicit money in exchange for help with housing.… Link: HDC warns of fake online profiles

Nevis honours 12 for Women’s Day

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN — Twelve women on Nevis were on Friday were awarded by the Nevis Department of Gender in the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs… Link: Nevis honours 12 for Women’s Day

SLP manifesto 2019

Source: Saba News Principles of Saba Labour Party The Saba Labour Party’s loyalty is with the people of Saba. The SLP believes that the interests of the people… Link: SLP manifesto 2019

Generator stolen from Fire Brigade building

Source: Saba News Police report of Friday, March 8th until Monday, March 11th 2019 On Friday, March 8th, a burglary was reported in the fire brigade building in… Link: Generator stolen from Fire Brigade building

Ask Your Doctor: CHILDHOOD OBESITY

Source: The Anguillian     Many of us in Anguilla are aware that many of our children are overweight or obese. We cannot continue to ignore this issue… Link: Ask Your Doctor: CHILDHOOD OBESITY

RAPF APPOINTS HEAD OF FORENSICS

Source: The Anguillian     Duquaine The Royal Anguilla Police Force has announced the appointment of Duquaine Brooks, formerly of the Department of Information Technology & E-Government Services… Link: RAPF APPOINTS HEAD OF FORENSICS

iciHaiti – Education : Cooperation projects with UNICEF

Source: Haiti Libre Friday, March 8, Josué Agénor Cadet the Minister of National Education met with Maria Luisa Fornara, Representative in Haiti of the United Nations Children's Fund… Link: iciHaiti – Education : Cooperation projects with UNICEF

Police refute accusation of assault committed on teen

Source: iNews Guyana The Guyana Police Force has denied media reports which accused ranks of physically assaulting 19-year-old Shamar Tanner. In fact, the force in a release stated… Link: Police refute accusation of assault committed on teen

CAL CEO says safety is a priority in B737 Max purchase

Source: Guyana Chronicle (T&T NEWSDAY)– Caribbean Airlines Ltd CEO Garvin Medera said safety is the company’s priority in any decision to upgrade the airline’s fleet to the Boeing… Link: CAL CEO says safety is a priority in B737 Max purchase

Caribbean Airlines cancels flights to Venezuela

Source: St. Lucia News Online PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Mar 11, CMC – The state-owned Caribbean Airlines (CAL) said it had cancelled all flights to Venezuela on Monday following an… Link: Caribbean Airlines cancels flights to Venezuela

Ali calls on supporters to return PPP to office

Source: iNews Guyana People’s Progressive Party Presidential Candidate, Irfaan Ali has called on supporters to return the PPP to office. Once this is done, he stated the lost… Link: Ali calls on supporters to return PPP to office

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