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April 1, 2019

Archives for April 2019

Digicel Launches New Service

Source: The St. Lucia Star Fresh off its Long-Term Evolution (LTE) network launch last November, telecommunications company Digicel is continuing to expand its product offerings. This week, the company officially… Link: Digicel Launches New Service

Visitor numbers maintain record growth

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The record-breaking streak for Cayman Islands tourism shows no sign of slowing down, with 44,876 stay-over visitors coming to the destination in February, an… Link: Visitor numbers maintain record growth

Student Athletes Touring Twelve U.S. Universities

Source: Bernews Students from Saltus have embarked on a 12-university, five day athletics tour covering almost 1,000 miles along the south-east of the US. Eleven Saltus student-athletes,… Link: Student Athletes Touring Twelve U.S. Universities

Woman wanted for 2009 murder  

Source: iNews Guyana The Police have issued a wanted bulletin for Milaimi Alli for questioning in relation to the murder of Ramzan Ali which was committed between July… Link: Woman wanted for 2009 murder  

Karting: Bermuda Compete In 24 Hour Endurance

Source: Bernews Team Bermuda finished 29th competing in the CRG 24 Hours Endurance Karting Race of Italy 2019, joining teams from China, Italy, Romania, Czech Republic, Germany,… Link: Karting: Bermuda Compete In 24 Hour Endurance

Bulletin issued for woman over Ramzan Alli murder

Source: Stabroek News Milaimi Alli, 49, is wanted by the police for questioning in relation to murder committed on Ramzan Ali between 11th and 12th July 2009 at Coldingen,… Link: Bulletin issued for woman over Ramzan Alli murder

Elderly woman murdered, set alight

Source: iNews Guyana The burnt body of an elderly woman was last evening discovered in the backyard of her Hope Village, West Coast Berbice (WCB) home suspected to… Link: Elderly woman murdered, set alight

Renee Daniels Wins Chef Competition & Job

Source: Bernews Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson hosted an exciting competition for three top culinary students at Bermuda College this weekend, offering the winning chef, Renee Daniels, a contract to… Link: Renee Daniels Wins Chef Competition & Job

CJIA employee dies in Soesdyke smash-up

Source: iNews Guyana An employee attached to the Civil Aviation Department (CAD) of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport was on Sunday evening killed following an accident on the… Link: CJIA employee dies in Soesdyke smash-up

KIM’S KORNER- Breathless

Source: The St. Lucia Star Respiratory conditions are on the rise. The most common are fairly well known, such as asthma and bronchitis, but there are many others that are… Link: KIM’S KORNER- Breathless

An MBE for Franz at end of royal visit

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS Local Life): At the end of a long day touring the Sister Islands and Grand Cayman, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall… Link: An MBE for Franz at end of royal visit

RFP issued to manage airspace

Source: Jones Bahamas An  Request For Proposal (RFP)  has been issued by the  government  for a company to assist in monitoring the country’s airspace.   As Tourism Minister… Link: RFP issued to manage airspace

MINISTER SAYS “ REDUCE DEMAND FOR GUN”

Source: Jones Bahamas Before the law can be amendedto significantly increase the penalty for illegal gun possession, the country has to first tackle the demand for such weapons;… Link: MINISTER SAYS “ REDUCE DEMAND FOR GUN”

Pregnant Whale Had 22 KG Of Plastic In Stomach

Source: St. Lucia Times CNN:– The carcass of a pregnant sperm whale that washed up in Sardinia, Italy, last week had 22 kilograms (49 pounds) of plastic in its… Link: Pregnant Whale Had 22 KG Of Plastic In Stomach

BEWU PRESIDENT AWAITS PM’S RESPONSE ON PLANT

Source: Jones Bahamas Bahamas Electrical Workers Union President Paul Maynard yesterday told The Journal that he is still awaiting the Prime Minister’s response to a letter he sent… Link: BEWU PRESIDENT AWAITS PM’S RESPONSE ON PLANT

A REFLECTION ON THE 65TH YEAR OF THE PLP

Source: Jones Bahamas The following are remarks by  the Hon. George A. Smith at the 65thanniversary celebration of the Progressive Liberal Party at the Dundas Centre For The… Link: A REFLECTION ON THE 65TH YEAR OF THE PLP

The history of Earth Day

Source: Newsday Our population and our use of the finite resources of planet Earth are growing exponentially, along with our technical ability to change the environment for… Link: The history of Earth Day

BCLS Getting Set To Host Shanelle Gabriel

Source: Bernews The Bermuda College Literary Society [BCLS], a student club “aimed at promoting literary consciousness on our campus and in our community,” is getting set to… Link: BCLS Getting Set To Host Shanelle Gabriel

Wells Scores In Queens Park Rangers Defeat

Source: Bernews Bermuda’s Nahki Wells scored in the 81st minute as Queens Park Rangers recorded a 2 – 1 loss against Bolton Wanderers. The club’s match report… Link: Wells Scores In Queens Park Rangers Defeat

Archbishop Concerned About Suicides

Source: St. Lucia Times The head of the Catholic Church in Saint Lucia, Archbishop Robert Rivas, has expressed concern about suicides here. Rivas told St Lucia Times he would… Link: Archbishop Concerned About Suicides

Dolphin meeting for young ocean stewards

Source: The Royal Gazette A group of young environmentalists met the dolphins at Dolphin Quest after being named finalists in its Student Stewardship Contest.Almost 100 students entered the competition… Link: Dolphin meeting for young ocean stewards

1 Apr Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 1 Apr Mon 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light winds and slight seas are expected over Cayman due in part to a slack pressure gradient… Link: 1 Apr Weather in Cayman

Guyana’s Public Health Minister Flags False Reports

Source: St. Lucia Times Guyana Chronicle:– PUBLIC Health Minister Volda Lawrence has refuted claims that the H1N1 virus is to blame for the death of a Chinese national working in… Link: Guyana’s Public Health Minister Flags False Reports

BSX suspends trading of Ascendant shares

Source: The Royal Gazette Trading of shares of Ascendant Group was suspended this morning by the Bermuda Stock Exchange.In a statement, the BSX said the suspension was implemented at… Link: BSX suspends trading of Ascendant shares

Model selection for Fashion Festival

Source: The Royal Gazette In mid-March the Bermuda Fashion Festival hosted its annual auditions for models. Potential models from Bermuda and around the world, ranging from ages 6 to… Link: Model selection for Fashion Festival

Budding chef wins contract offer

Source: The Royal Gazette Celebrity Chef, Marcus Samuelsson, hosted an exciting competition for three top culinary students at Bermuda College this weekend, offering the winning chef, Renee Daniels, a… Link: Budding chef wins contract offer

High alcohol use by teens in Region 2 – Commander

Source: Guyana Times Too many youths are involved in alcohol consumption and it seems to be an issue which continues to go undeterred in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) which… Link: High alcohol use by teens in Region 2 – Commander

Local producers urged to pursue accessing more export markets

Source: Guyana Times …as UncappeD Marketplace Expo 2019 deemed successful The UncappeD Marketplace exposition 2019 has been deemed a success by sponsors and Government. This brainchild of the… Link: Local producers urged to pursue accessing more export markets

Teen chopped, stabbed, shot in Albouystown

Source: Guyana Times While playing a game of football in the Georgetown ward of Albouystown on Sunday morning, 18-year-old Christopher Mansfield, called “Gully Bop,” of Lot 66 Barr… Link: Teen chopped, stabbed, shot in Albouystown

Cayman joins Bermuda in SSM ruling

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermudian precedents helped bring the legalisation of same-sex marriage in the Cayman Islands, according to local lawyers.Rod Attride-Stirling, who was involved in several landmark marriage… Link: Cayman joins Bermuda in SSM ruling

Celebrating Autism Awareness Day

Source: Newsday DR RADICA MAHASE TOMORROW, TT will celebrate World Autism Awareness Day. April 2 was unanimously declared as World Autism Awareness Day in a resolution adopted… Link: Celebrating Autism Awareness Day

Kavesh takes 11 to rout EYM

Source: Newsday POWERGEN consolidated top spot at the end of round four of the TT Cricket Board National League two-day competition yesterday, with ex-national spinner Kavesh Kantasingh… Link: Kavesh takes 11 to rout EYM

Don’t bash our judges

Source: Guyana Chronicle Dear Editor FOLLOWING the recent court decisions resulting from the no-confidence motion, there has been unprecedented commentary in the public square about our courts and… Link: Don’t bash our judges

Stop spreading rumours about Minister Broomes

Source: Guyana Chronicle Dear Editor THE National Mining Syndicate Incorporated and individual syndicates were birthed from the plethora of challenges which face hundreds of small-scale miners. It was… Link: Stop spreading rumours about Minister Broomes

Critique must be grounded in reason 

Source: Guyana Chronicle GUYANA has over the years been a victim of both government overreach and opposition overzealousness. Some may argue, with much justification, that the two outcomes… Link: Critique must be grounded in reason 

Minister Lawrence flags false reports

Source: Guyana Chronicle — says cause of Region One death, illnesses not yet known PUBLIC Health Minister Volda Lawrence has refuted claims that the H1N1 virus is to… Link: Minister Lawrence flags false reports

Tufton: We have more than enough flu medication

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has said that there is enough medication available to treat cases of influenza A (H1N1) and other flu viruses in… Link: Tufton: We have more than enough flu medication

‘Warrior’ Crawford fires back at JLP challenger

Source: Jamaica Gleaner The People’s National Party’s candidate for the East Portland by-election, Damion Crawford, has fired back at his challenger’s political refrain that “beautiful speaking” cannot improve… Link: ‘Warrior’ Crawford fires back at JLP challenger

Teen gunned down on way to football – four held

Source: Kaieteur News   An 18-year-old mason, Christopher Mansfield, of Lot 66 Bar Street, Albouystown, left his home at about 06.00 hrs yesterday, to play football, but was… Link: Teen gunned down on way to football – four held