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May 5, 2019

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Olympic champ wants to inspire others to achieve greatness

Source: Barbados Today Eight-time Olympic medalist Veronica Campbell Brown has taken on a new mission to inspire others to achieve their full potential. This morning the elite Jamaican… Link: Olympic champ wants to inspire others to achieve greatness

Holder: ‘We wantto win Tri-series’

Source: Guyana Chronicle DUBLIN, Ireland (CMC) – West Indies skipper Jason Holder has made it clear that they will be going all out to win the Tri-Nation series… Link: Holder: ‘We wantto win Tri-series’

Holder says “the overall goal is to win the series”

Source: St. Lucia News Online Captains William Porterfield (Ireland), Jason Holder (West Indies) and Mashrafe Mortaza (Bangladesh) with the trophy at the official unveiling. * Photo credit: CWI Media/Philip Spooner… Link: Holder says “the overall goal is to win the series”

Salvation Army members March for Witness

Source: Barbados Today Members of the Salvation Army lined the streets this morning to March for Witness, part of their festivities to end the celebrations for the 120th anniversary of the… Link: Salvation Army members March for Witness

Morris clears the air on transport queries

Source: Nation Newspaper The Government of Barbados sought to clear the air on some of the issues which were recently raised on social media in relation to the… Link: Morris clears the air on transport queries

Gov’t responds to complaints from commuters

Source: Barbados Today The Mia Mottley-led administration has responded to a series of complaints which have arisen since the introduction of initiatives to bring relief to commuters. In… Link: Gov’t responds to complaints from commuters

OBA: What Is PLP’s Plan To Stimulate Economy?

Source: Bernews “The Minister for Cabinet was being disingenuous at his press conference when he announced some good economic indicators – cherry picking which ones to highlight… Link: OBA: What Is PLP’s Plan To Stimulate Economy?

Photo Set #2: 32nd Annual AXA End To End

Source: Bernews The annual AXA End-to-End event got underway this morning [May 4] with walkers, cyclists, rowers, swimmers, paddle boarders, and pilot gig rowers due to take… Link: Photo Set #2: 32nd Annual AXA End To End

Under-17s fall to USA in football

Source: Nation Newspaper Barbados’ Under-17 national football team suffered their worst defeat this afternoon, going down 6-1 to hosts United States in the CONCACAF Under-17 Championships at the… Link: Under-17s fall to USA in football

Golden Toilet To Be Installed At Blenheim Palace

Source: St. Lucia Times Sky News:- A palace is a fitting place for a throne, and there will soon be a gold one at Blenheim Palace. An 18-karat gold, fully-functioning… Link: Golden Toilet To Be Installed At Blenheim Palace

Two men killed, Arima, Morvant

Source: Newsday TWO men have been murdered in two separate incidents in Arima and Morvant. According to police, they found the decomposing body of Michael Dedier of… Link: Two men killed, Arima, Morvant

T&T: 14-Year-Old Girl Among 3 Dead After Police Shootout

Source: St. Lucia Times Trinidad Express:- A fourteen-year-old girl was among three people shot dead, while a police constable was injured in Carenage last night during a shoot-out between the… Link: T&T: 14-Year-Old Girl Among 3 Dead After Police Shootout

Bermuda Volleyball Open Tournament Day #2

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Volleyball Association’s annual international indoor tournament for club teams is in progress, and the results from the second day of action are below.… Link: Bermuda Volleyball Open Tournament Day #2

Murder accused appears in court

Source: Nation Newspaper Clifton Ricardo Lewis was remanded to prison after he appeared in the District “A” Civil Court this afternoon. Lewis, 35, of Stratford Hill, the Pine,… Link: Murder accused appears in court

Vere Walcott's funeral on Saturday

Source: Nation Newspaper Veteran broadcaster Vere Walcott will be laid to rest next Saturday. The funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. at  Abundant Life Assembly, Bank… Link: Vere Walcott's funeral on Saturday

Weather Forecast For Sunday May 5

Source: Bernews Sunday, May 5 is expected to be cloudy with gusty winds, with the high to be near 25°C/77°F and the low to be near 22°C/71°F… Link: Weather Forecast For Sunday May 5

Winning hearts at polo

Source: Barbados Today The Corporate and Commercial Credit Division of Consolidated Finance Co Limited recently joined the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados (HSFB) and the Barbados polo… Link: Winning hearts at polo

Fly Jamaica commits to processing refunds by July 1st

Source: Stabroek News In a meeting held on May 2, at the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission’s (CCAC) Office at Sophia, representatives of the CCAC and Fly Jamaica… Link: Fly Jamaica commits to processing refunds by July 1st

St. George’s Marine Expo Postponed Two Weeks

Source: Bernews The St. George’s Marine Expo scheduled to take place tomorrow [May 5] on Ordnance Island has been postponed until Sunday, May 19th due to a… Link: St. George’s Marine Expo Postponed Two Weeks

Appeal for blood

Source: Nation Newspaper The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Blood Bank is issuing an urgent appeal for O positive, O negative, and A negative blood donations. Donations will help… Link: Appeal for blood

From one media man to another!

Source: The St. Lucia Star Miguel Fevrier [pictured] was busy projecting his journalistic misdeeds onto STAR newsreporter. At the heart of even the corniest clichés there is truth. Hidden feelings… Link: From one media man to another!

Haiti – News : Zapping…

Source: Haiti Libre The Minister of Tourism meets French-Chilean investors – Words of Jovenel Moïse – Beekeeping source of income – Response Plan to the Southeast Food Crisis… Link: Haiti – News : Zapping…

Addiction in the Family

Source: The Voice Is there someone in your family who is struggling with addiction? Is it gambling addiction, alcoholism, drug addiction or another … The post Addiction in… Link: Addiction in the Family

M&CC strikes new deal with solid waste contractors

Source: iNews Guyana The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) has announced a full resumption of services from its two main solid waste contractors on Monday (May 6, 2019)… Link: M&CC strikes new deal with solid waste contractors

Soufriere Beach Park a Tropical Haven

Source: The Voice By Kingsley Emmanuel Persons leasing booths at the Soufriere Beach Park are beaming with delight due to the amount of … The post Soufriere Beach… Link: Soufriere Beach Park a Tropical Haven

Corona Futsal Tournament kicks off tonight

Source: iNews Guyana The fourth edition of the Corona Futsal Tournament, being played at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue in Georgetown, will commence this evening (Saturday, May… Link: Corona Futsal Tournament kicks off tonight

Cricket: Sandals Finals Tomorrow At DSCG

Source: The Voice After nearly three weeks of exciting cricket amongst some of Saint Lucia’s best Under-19 players who are participating in the … The post Cricket: Sandals… Link: Cricket: Sandals Finals Tomorrow At DSCG

Music, visual arts and theatre

Source: Barbados Today The Barbados Community College (BCC) gave patrons a taste of what they can expect as Portfolio goes into full swing. Morph Media Launch was recently… Link: Music, visual arts and theatre

How will LIAT’s situation impact local tourism?

Source: The St. Lucia Star The future of regional airline LIAT seems to grow grimmer with each day. Recently the Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves,… Link: How will LIAT’s situation impact local tourism?

Weekend Sports: CRICKET, FOOTBALL AND ATHLETICS

Source: The Voice It’s another active weekend for sports in Saint Lucia likewise the Jazz festival which shift into high gear; Saint Lucians … The post Weekend Sports:… Link: Weekend Sports: CRICKET, FOOTBALL AND ATHLETICS

Caribbean fire chiefs set to meet in Barbados

Source: Barbados Today Barbados’ Chief Fire Officer, Errol Maynard, will be elevated to the post of President of the Caribbean Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC) when the 2019 Conference… Link: Caribbean fire chiefs set to meet in Barbados

CMO: FREEWINDS DETAINMENT LEGALLY SOUND

Source: The Voice Chief Medical Officer in the Department of Health, Dr. Merlene Frederick-James believes that the Department of Health’s decision to quarantine … The post CMO: FREEWINDS… Link: CMO: FREEWINDS DETAINMENT LEGALLY SOUND

iciHaiti – Politic : New Executive Director at ENAPP

Source: Haiti Libre Prime Minister, Jean Michel Rabin, appointed, on the proposal of the Superior Council of Administration and Civil Service, Marie Ange Placide as Executive Director ai… Link: iciHaiti – Politic : New Executive Director at ENAPP

Pet Wellness in focus

Source: Barbados Today In an audience filled with the “who is who” in the animal care community, family, friends and colleagues witnessed the opening of Sandy Coasts Pet… Link: Pet Wellness in focus

Bermuda School Relay Classic Results

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Pacers Track Club hosted the 2019 School Relay Classic at the National Sports Center. The Girls 400 Meter Relay Primary School Final was… Link: Bermuda School Relay Classic Results

LIVE: 2019 Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Meeting

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Yahoo! News Sam Ro Managing EditorYahoo Finance – May 4, 2019    LIVEWATCH LIVE: 2019 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting Warren Buffett is speaking to Berkshire Hathaway… Link: LIVE: 2019 Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Meeting

Spring Long Course Championships Day #2

Source: Bernews The Schroders Spring Long Course Championships continued at the National Sports Center. During the 11-12 Girls 50 LC Meter Backstroke Preliminaries, Imojen Judd clocked the… Link: Spring Long Course Championships Day #2

Highland Spring Junior Tennis Day #1 Results

Source: Bernews The 2019 edition of the Highland Spring Junior Tennis Tournament saw action get underway at the Pomander Gates Tennis facility. Lorenzo Durrant-Lucarini needed a third… Link: Highland Spring Junior Tennis Day #1 Results

36 receive medals

Source: Barbados Today At the Services Medal Ceremony officers of the Barbados Prison Service were reminded to maintain their “high level of professionalism” and “good conduct” while executing… Link: 36 receive medals

Evelyn: Culturama 45 will be the best ever

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Eric Evelyn, Minister of Culture, spoke at the Culturama Secretariat’s Media Launch for Culturama 45 at the Mount Nevis Hotel on May 03, 2019. Eric… Link: Evelyn: Culturama 45 will be the best ever

4 May Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 4 May Sat 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate winds and seas are expected across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as the… Link: 4 May Weather in Cayman

Fair Weather Saturday

Source: St. John Source Fair weather is expected across the Virgin Islands today with limited shower activity. There is an increased potential for shower development later tonight, and into… Link: Fair Weather Saturday

Video: May 4th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Source: Bernews Morris O’Brien sentenced to eight years in prison for rape, BEDC to host St. George’s Marine Expo tomorrow, Salvation Army kicked off Red Shield appeal, police confirm death… Link: Video: May 4th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting May 4

Source: Bernews The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday May 4th. On Saturday the Maersk… Link: Shipping Schedule: Week Starting May 4

Going plastic-free with Minister Humphrey

Source: Nation Newspaper Did you know that when litter is dropped in the streets, it eventually finds its way into our oceans, into our fish and among our… Link: Going plastic-free with Minister Humphrey

Medals due to hard work

Source: Nation Newspaper Hard work was the driving force behind the success of Barbados’ two medallists in the official categories at the 8th CARIFTA Chess Championships in Curacao. Ten-year-old Hannah… Link: Medals due to hard work

Butcher, Hinds new selectors

Source: Nation Newspaper Former Test players Roland Butcher and Ryan Hinds have joined the Barbados cricket selection panel, saying they are committed to ensuring this country maintains its… Link: Butcher, Hinds new selectors

Bobby's warning

Source: Nation Newspaper Strong hints are being made that Errol Barrow Day should be no more, warned former CARICOM ambassador Robert “Bobby” Morris yesterday. But he suggested the Barbados… Link: Bobby's warning

‘No measles outbreak’

Source: Nation Newspaper Chief medical officer Dr Kenneth George said there was no measles outbreak at the American University of Barbados. But as a result of an issue… Link: ‘No measles outbreak’

Man electrocuted after robbing storage bond

Source: Guyana Times A suspected bandit was in the wee hours of Friday morning electrocuted after he allegedly robbed a storage bond at Industrial Site, Ruimveldt, Georgetown. The… Link: Man electrocuted after robbing storage bond

St. Vincent and the Grenadines hit by cattle shortage

Source: St. Lucia News Online (SEARCHLIGHT) — Local butchers are scheduled to meet with Saboto Caesar, the minister of agriculture, on Monday, amidst claims that there is a cattle shortage… Link: St. Vincent and the Grenadines hit by cattle shortage

Health sector a key focus

Source: St. Lucia News Online Owen King European Union (OKEU) Hospital (GIS) — The Saint Lucia Cabinet of Ministers met recently with officials from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)… Link: Health sector a key focus

NTN to feature Taiwanese drama series

Source: St. Lucia News Online (GIS) — The Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Government of Saint Lucia have signed a licensing agreement to air a Taiwanese drama series on… Link: NTN to feature Taiwanese drama series

Delightful coconut

Source: Newsday IT’S probably the biggest nut in the world, but beneath that rough. hairy exterior lies a piece of culinary heaven. From the nourishing water we… Link: Delightful coconut

Birthday boxing ends in draw

Source: Newsday TT amateur fighters ended with a flurry against Guyana to level the series 2-2 as West Indies legend Brian Lara ended his week of birthday… Link: Birthday boxing ends in draw

Bmobile aboard BMX craze

Source: Newsday Bmobile, in conjunction with the TT BMX Freestyle Association (TTBFA), hosted the second leg of the We Love BMX Freestyle Tour 2019 in Point Fortin… Link: Bmobile aboard BMX craze

US officials detain and question UDP Senator Aldo Salazar

Source: Amandala News BELIZE CITY, Tues. Apr. 30, 2019– Senator Aldo Salazar, who represents the ruling United Democratic Party (UDP) administration, traveled to Taiwan as part of an… Link: US officials detain and question UDP Senator Aldo Salazar

Brazen GAF removed Belize flag from Sarstoon Island

Source: Amandala News BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 2, 2019– Three years ago, the Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) wanted to celebrate the signing of the April 30, 1859 Treaty… Link: Brazen GAF removed Belize flag from Sarstoon Island

A matter of clarity

Source: Amandala News Dear Editor: I have heard the opinion expressed that Article 59 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties does not apply to the… Link: A matter of clarity

ACP Magdaleno says six WPCs need to cut their locks

Source: Amandala News BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 2, 2019– Six women police officers who after several warnings chose to violate the police dress code by wearing dreadlocks while… Link: ACP Magdaleno says six WPCs need to cut their locks

Vendryes hailed as stalwart in medical field

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Several Jamaicans have been paying tribute to late medical doctor Anthony Vendryes, who passed away on Wednesday after a long battle with illness. For more… Link: Vendryes hailed as stalwart in medical field

CIB gets green light for growth

Source: Jamaica Gleaner After being stalled by the Government for more than two years, the Coconut Industry Board (CIB) has been given the green light to acquire the… Link: CIB gets green light for growth

Funding approved for Liza Phase 2

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Exxon to drill 30 wells, estimates 600 million barrels of oil LIZA Phase 2 Development Offshore Guyana has received ExxonMobil’s approval through funding and the… Link: Funding approved for Liza Phase 2

Celebrating the coming of the Portuguese

Source: Guyana Chronicle …President Granger lauds their contributions at Arrival Day function PRESIDENT David Granger commended the many areas in which Portuguese have contributed to the Guyanese culture… Link: Celebrating the coming of the Portuguese

$86M upgrade for Hunter Street

Source: Guyana Chronicle …multi-million-dollar contracts awarded for hinterland roads CABINET on Tuesday took note of the award of several multi-million-dollar contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of roads… Link: M upgrade for Hunter Street

Major overhaul for Linden Highway

Source: Guyana Chronicle …residents complain about road depressions, dangerous driving RESIDENTS of Region 10 (Upper Demerara – Berbice) were apprised of the Government’s intention to restore the Soesdyke-Linden… Link: Major overhaul for Linden Highway

Toddler drowns, another missing in Essequibo

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE Baksh family of Northern Hogg Island is mourning the death of their one-year-old baby, who reportedly drowned in a nearby trench. Dead is Saif… Link: Toddler drowns, another missing in Essequibo

Exxon’s Liza Phase 2 to cost US$6B

Source: Kaieteur News Texas-headquartered ExxonMobil yesterday said that it is steaming ahead with its Guyana operations, pumping US$6B into the second phase of the File photo: In November… Link: Exxon’s Liza Phase 2 to cost USB

Ramjattan to challenge Nagamootoo for PM post

Source: Kaieteur News Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo (left), and Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan Moses Nagamootoo, Guyana’s current Prime Minister, was nominated to serve in that post… Link: Ramjattan to challenge Nagamootoo for PM post

Terminations, transfers to follow SOCU audit report

Source: Kaieteur News There will be disciplinary action taken to remedy the issues laid out in the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) audit report, according to Minister of… Link: Terminations, transfers to follow SOCU audit report

ICBL promoting health, wellness

Source: Barbados Advocate FROM LEFT: Organiser of the Barbados Adventure Race (BAR), George Griffith, as he signed the contract while COO of ICBL, Oliver Jordan, and Nurse Administrator,… Link: ICBL promoting health, wellness

Youth get entrepreneurial and life skills training

Source: Barbados Advocate Building Blocks Project participant Amanda Griffith received her certificate from Chief Community Development Officer, Sandra Greenidge. Over 150 young men and women are now prepared… Link: Youth get entrepreneurial and life skills training

Minding Your Legal Affairs

Source: The New Today The Employee’s Rights – Part IV In the last article, The Employee’s Rights – Part III, we started to look at leave entitlements under the… Link: Minding Your Legal Affairs

Acting Commissioner of Police Edvin Martin on Sick Leave

Source: The New Today As reports circulate about the hospitalisation of Acting Commissioner of Police, Edvin Martin, Minister of Health, Nickolas Steele has assured the nation that everything is… Link: Acting Commissioner of Police Edvin Martin on Sick Leave

Deployment of FADs to aid Melville Street fishermen

Source: The New Today Just weeks after complaints of a shortage of fish on the island, fishermen of the Melville Street Fishing Corporation have deployed two Fish Aggregating Devices… Link: Deployment of FADs to aid Melville Street fishermen

Damion Joseph fined EC$1, 5000 for stealing

Source: The New Today A St. George resident was fined $1, 500.00 on Monday for the offence of stealing after pleading guilty to a summary charge before Magistrate Tahira… Link: Damion Joseph fined EC, 5000 for stealing

“In the fullness of time”

Source: The New Today Mr. Leo Forde Director Grenada Sustainable Aquaculture Project April 27th, 2019 Dear Leo, Re: Grenada Sustainable Aquaculture Project I am trying to figure out your… Link: “In the fullness of time”

Two Murders in Two Days!!!

Source: The New Today In a matter of 48 hours, Grenada has had two homicides with the use of sharpened instruments following fatal incidents in the northern parishes of… Link: Two Murders in Two Days!!!

Botanical Gardens set for Launce Aux Epines

Source: The New Today Renowned agriculturist Dennis Canning is again embarking on another initiative aimed at preserving this country’s natural environment. In addition to maintaining over 40 acres (combined)… Link: Botanical Gardens set for Launce Aux Epines

The Caribbean ideals of Alister McIntyre

Source: The New Today Sir Meredith Alister McIntyre was born in Grenada but for much of his life, dedicated to promoting the interests of the Caribbean, few knew his… Link: The Caribbean ideals of Alister McIntyre

April Tenth Referendum Ballots Destroyed by Fire

Source: Channel 5 Belize Boxes containing one hundred and seventy-three thousand ballots went up in flames today during an organized exercise carried out by the Elections and Boundaries Department.… Link: April Tenth Referendum Ballots Destroyed by Fire

The Long Road to P.S.E. in Southern Belize

Source: Channel 5 Belize Even before dawn this morning, students started their trek to sit part-two of the P.S.E. in southern Belize. There was not even a horse to… Link: The Long Road to P.S.E. in Southern Belize

Case Management for G.O.B.’s I.C.J. Injunction Appeal

Source: Channel 5 Belize In the Court of Appeal today, government’s attorney, Senior Counsel Lisa Shoman and the Opposition’s lead lawyer, Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay were back before the… Link: Case Management for G.O.B.’s I.C.J. Injunction Appeal

This Week’s Senate Calendar May 6-10

Source: St. John Source USVI Legislature Building on St. Thomas 33rd Legislature of the Virgin Islands Senate Calendar Monday, May 6 9 a.m. Committee on Education and Workforce Development… Link: This Week’s Senate Calendar May 6-10

Wasani Castro Fighting Disqualification from HSCCC

Source: Channel 5 Belize Cyclist Wasani Castro is challenging his disqualification from the Holy Saturday Cross Country Cycling Classic.  He has retained the services of Attorney Hector Guerra, who… Link: Wasani Castro Fighting Disqualification from HSCCC

No Increase to Cost of Electricity

Source: Channel 5 Belize There will be no increase in the cost consumers pay for electricity for 2019-2020; that’s at least for now following a decision from the Public… Link: No Increase to Cost of Electricity

Additional Relief in the Pipeline for B.E.L. Customers

Source: Channel 5 Belize According to P.U.C. Chairman, John Avery, the projection is that B.E.L. may require two hundred and sixty-five million dollars to cover all its expenses for… Link: Additional Relief in the Pipeline for B.E.L. Customers

Bright start

Source: Barbados Today Barbados’ stand-out striker Thierry Gale scored a 93rd minute goal to give the youthful Barbados Tridents a 1-1 result against Guatemala in their opening fixture… Link: Bright start

World Press Freedom Day: “Media for Democracy”

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Today’s celebration of World Press Freedom Day centers on the theme of “Media for Democracy: journalism and elections in times of disinformation”. By Vatican News… Link: World Press Freedom Day: “Media for Democracy”

Embiid lifts Sixers to 2-1 edge on Raptors

Source: Guyana Chronicle (REUTERS) – Joel Embiid had 33 points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots to carry the 76ers past the visiting Toronto Raptors 116-95, as Philadelphia… Link: Embiid lifts Sixers to 2-1 edge on Raptors

Decomposed body of woman found in trench

Source: Guyana Times Dead: Diwantie Lakeraj The partially decomposed body of a woman was on Friday morning discovered in a trench at Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice. The woman… Link: Decomposed body of woman found in trench

Wave testing at Ghent University for harbor project

Source: Saba News A delegation of the Public Entity Saba visited Ghent University on Monday, April 29 for the wave simulator tests in preparation of the Fort Bay… Link: Wave testing at Ghent University for harbor project

Disability? Who Says So?

Source: The Reporter Early risers and radio listeners tuning into Love FM every morning have by now gotten accustomed to hearing the friendly, soothing voice of disc jockey… Link: Disability? Who Says So?

‘We must play good cricket’

Source: Barbados Today West Indies assistant coach Roddy Estwick believes the coming tri-series against Ireland and Bangladesh presents an opportunity for the young players to gain experience and… Link: ‘We must play good cricket’

Ramlogan, Ramdeen charged

Source: Newsday AFTER spending more than two days in police custody, former attorney general Anand Ramlogan and UNC senator Gerald Ramdeen have been charged with corruption-related offences… Link: Ramlogan, Ramdeen charged

Health Sector A Key Focus For Saint Lucia Government

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:– The Saint Lucia Cabinet of Ministers met recently with officials from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO)… Link: Health Sector A Key Focus For Saint Lucia Government

Kraigg Brathwaite boasts of most centuries in BCA Super Cup

Source: Barbados Today With the 2019 Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) Super Cup starting tomorrow, opener Kraigg Brathwaite of CounterPoint Wanderers holds the record for the most centuries (nine)… Link: Kraigg Brathwaite boasts of most centuries in BCA Super Cup

Embert Charles named new WACC President

Source: The St. Lucia Star Embert Charles. WACC’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of Embert Charles, an experienced communication and media specialist from Saint Lucia, West… Link: Embert Charles named new WACC President

CoP denies using chopper as personal taxi

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Police Commissioner Derek Byrne has denied allegations that appeared on social media Thursday that he used the new Royal Cayman Islands Police Service helicopter… Link: CoP denies using chopper as personal taxi

Branco Running For Hamilton City Council

Source: Bernews Businessman Michael Branco explained his reasons for running for the position of Business Councillor for the Corporation of Hamilton in next week’s Municipal Elections. Mr.… Link: Branco Running For Hamilton City Council

Government pushes carnival consolidation

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Government has announced that from next year the two annual May street carnivals will be consolidated into one event, after complaints about the split… Link: Government pushes carnival consolidation

St. George’s Marine Expo To Be Held On Sunday

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] along with title sponsor, RUBIS Energy Bermuda, invites the public to come out and enjoy the 4th Annual St. George’s… Link: St. George’s Marine Expo To Be Held On Sunday

Alternate Routes Due To Blackwatch Pass Closure

Source: Bernews The Department of Public Transportation is advising of alternate bus routes due to the Blackwatch Pass road closure. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public… Link: Alternate Routes Due To Blackwatch Pass Closure

Update: Unidentified man succumbs to injuries

Source: Nation Newspaper The man who was seriously injured in an accident with a minibus yesterday has died.  Police spokesman, Station Sergeant Michael Blackman confirmed the death of… Link: Update: Unidentified man succumbs to injuries

Official Govt & Legal Notices For May 3rd 2019

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [May 3] include traffic notice, notification of planning applications registered and notice of intended marriages. List of Planning Applications… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For May 3rd 2019

BWA begins nightly shut-offs

Source: Nation Newspaper The Barbados Water Authority started nightly shut-offs from tonight in an effort to relive the customers in St Joseph. In a media release yesterday the… Link: BWA begins nightly shut-offs

Suspected thief electrocuted while robbing storage bond

Source: iNews Guyana A 47-year-old man was allegedly electrocuted while in the process of robbing a storage bond at Industrial Site, Ruimveldt, Georgetown. He has been identified as… Link: Suspected thief electrocuted while robbing storage bond

Soca Music Group call on the Governor General

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Soca Music Group paid a courtesy call on Governor General, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House on May 3, 2019.  (BIS Photo/Patrick… Link: Soca Music Group call on the Governor General

American National Dies While Snorkeling

Source: The Reporter Tuesday, April 30, 2019 – A retired American national from Wisconsin, USA who was on a family vacation on Ambergris Caye died on Sunday morning… Link: American National Dies While Snorkeling

Common entrance exam next Tuesday

Source: Nation Newspaper Thousands of primary school students are expected to write the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE) next Tuesday, May 7. A total of 3,382 students… Link: Common entrance exam next Tuesday

23-Y-O stabbed to death

Source: iNews Guyana A 23-year-old man was Friday morning stabbed to death following an argument with three colleagues. Dead is Elton Leonard of Karasabai Village, Region Nine. Reports… Link: 23-Y-O stabbed to death

Weekend News Alerts & News Bites

Source: The Reporter Friday, May 3rd. 2019 Armed Robbery In Cristo Rey Village – Man Shot Friday, May 3rd. 2019 – The Reporter has confirmed that a man… Link: Weekend News Alerts & News Bites

US Embassy marks World Press Freedom Day

Source: Nation Newspaper The United States Embassy in Barbados marked this year’s World Press Freedom Day by hosting an interactive webchat event on Thursday entitled Reporting for Democracy:… Link: US Embassy marks World Press Freedom Day

30 Minute Video: May 3 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: May 3 ZBM Evening News

Embert Charles Elected New WACC President

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:- WACC’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of Embert Charles, an experienced communication and media specialist from Saint Lucia, West… Link: Embert Charles Elected New WACC President

PM In T&T For Citizen Safety & Security Conference

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:– Prime Minister Honourable Allen Michael Chastanet is currently in Port of Spain, Trinidad for the Nineteenth Special Meeting of the Conference of CARICOM Heads… Link: PM In T&T For Citizen Safety & Security Conference

Congo Ebola deaths pass 1,000

Source: iNews Guyana [BBC] The death toll from the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has passed 1,000, the health ministry says. DRC’s Ebola outbreak began… Link: Congo Ebola deaths pass 1,000

FLOW Shares Every Moment In May With Moms

Source: The St. Lucia Star This May, a combination of promotional offers, free gifts and fun experiences await Flow moms, as Saint Lucia’s first, fastest and most reliable 4G LTE… Link: FLOW Shares Every Moment In May With Moms

‘Parking lot Pimpin’ heads to Berbice tomorrow

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE recent surge of local car enthusiasts modifying their daily driven machines is taking Guyana by storm, and none other than the GT Callouts group… Link: ‘Parking lot Pimpin’ heads to Berbice tomorrow

Berbice pensioner found dead with stab wounds

Source: iNews Guyana The body of a 74-year-old man was this morning discovered at his Springlands, Corriverton home, with stab wounds to his neck and chest. He has… Link: Berbice pensioner found dead with stab wounds

The Death Penalty in Puerto Rico

Source: Puerto Rico Report The death penalty was abolished in Puerto Rico in 1929, two years after the last hanging took place in the U.S. territory. “The death penalty… Link: The Death Penalty in Puerto Rico

Pilot International call on the Governor General

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Bahamas District of Pilot International and Mrs. Debbie Hays of the Executive Committee, Pilot International (seated centre right), paid a courtesy call on Governor… Link: Pilot International call on the Governor General

Grand Lucayan Spectacular Mother's Day Sunday Brunch

Source: Bahamas Weekly Freeport, Grand Bahama -Join us for a spectacular Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch! It’s Christmas in May buffet on Sunday May 12th, 2019 n the Grand… Link: Grand Lucayan Spectacular Mother's Day Sunday Brunch

ExxonMobil announces funding for Liza Phase 2

Source: Stabroek News ExxonMobil today said it has funded the Liza Phase 2 development offshore Guyana after it received government and regulatory approvals. Link: ExxonMobil announces funding for Liza Phase 2

PM pays tribute to tourism pioneer Patricia Nehaul

Source: Barbados Today Prime Minister Mia Mottley has praised the contribution of  tourism pioneer Patricia Nehaul to the development of the island’s tourism sector. Nehaul, the first woman… Link: PM pays tribute to tourism pioneer Patricia Nehaul

Punta Gorda Resident Killed in Mexico

Source: The Reporter The family of Punta Gorda native Hakeem Arzu, 27, are trying to find answers in an attempt to establish what led to his execution over… Link: Punta Gorda Resident Killed in Mexico

ICJ Referendum To Be held Despite Controversy

Source: The Reporter Thursday, May 2, 2019 – The once delayed referendum on taking the Guatemalan territorial claim to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), will be held… Link: ICJ Referendum To Be held Despite Controversy

Team TCI ready for Taste of the Caribbean 2019

Source: Turks & Caicos Sun ..From left (standing) – Chef Walky Gedeon (Solana); Chef Martin Wilkiens (Seven Stars Resort); Bartender Delorno Mosley (Kalooki’s); Chef Rajasekar Ravindran (The Hartling Group); Stacy… Link: Team TCI ready for Taste of the Caribbean 2019

NHC already watching potential storm

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): With almost a month still to go before the start of the hurricane season the US National Hurricane Center is already watching a possible… Link: NHC already watching potential storm

Domestic abuse reports skyrocket

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The RCIPS Family Support Unit and the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) are dealing with an average of 185 domestic abuse referrals every month as… Link: Domestic abuse reports skyrocket

Making the old new again

Source: Barbados Today Thirty-two-year-old Javal Nurse is taking carpentry to another level as he specializes in space-saving furniture made from old wooden pallets. The carpenter who studied Carpentry… Link: Making the old new again

Mayor Defends Government Travel As He Heads To T&T

Source: St. Lucia Times Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis, defended travel by government officials as he headed Friday to Trinidad and Tobago for an official visit. “It is funny how… Link: Mayor Defends Government Travel As He Heads To T&T

UK MPs declare climate emergency

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Members of the UK parliament have backed a motion brought by the opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn, declaring an environmental emergency. The House of Commons… Link: UK MPs declare climate emergency

BPS Confirm Death Of 69-Year-Old David Aitken

Source: Bernews The police have now confirmed the death of 69-year-old David Aitken, who was found in an unresponsive state inside a car at a Pembroke property… Link: BPS Confirm Death Of 69-Year-Old David Aitken

Making dreams come true

Source: Barbados Today Last Monday, April 29 was World Wish Day and it is celebrated worldwide as the day of the wish granted to Chris Greicius in 1980… Link: Making dreams come true

No charges yet for Ramlogan, Ramdeen

Source: Newsday Lawyers representing UNC Senator Gerald Ramdeen itend to challenge his lengthy detention in the probe into a legal fee kickback conspiracy. Newsday understands that lawyers… Link: No charges yet for Ramlogan, Ramdeen

ROLLE PROMOTED TO ACTING DEPUTY COMMISSIONER

Source: Jones Bahamas The Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson has announced  the promotion of Assistant Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle to the position of Acting Deputy Commissioner of… Link: ROLLE PROMOTED TO ACTING DEPUTY COMMISSIONER

ECONOMY STRENGTHENING , SAYS CB GOVERNOR

Source: Jones Bahamas Central Bank Governor John Rolle indicated that the economy is strong due to developing countries picking up steam.  Mr. Rolle explained  at his quarterly media… Link: ECONOMY STRENGTHENING , SAYS CB GOVERNOR

CB INTRODUCING DIGITAL CURRENCY

Source: Jones Bahamas The country is well on its way to implementing its own digital currency, according to Central Bank Governor John Rolle at yesterday’s quarterly media address. … Link: CB INTRODUCING DIGITAL CURRENCY

Church Leaders Bash Carnival

Source: Jones Bahamas The Bahamas Christian Council is  not  budging on its stance that Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival challenges the country’s moral, ethical, cultural traditions and practices,  particularly those… Link: Church Leaders Bash Carnival

ECONOMIC GROWTH NOT FELT Says Chamber CEO

Source: Jones Bahamas The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce Chief Eexecutive Officer  Jeffrey Beckles says  more must be done to ensure all sectors benefit from the economy’s growth as… Link: ECONOMIC GROWTH NOT FELT Says Chamber CEO

Sharing knowledge

Source: Barbados Today Members of the Royal Commonwealth Society Barbados Branch (RCS Barbados) donated books to the Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary School and the Ann Hill School as a… Link: Sharing knowledge

Press needs protection in ‘fake news’ world

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A free press is essential for peace, justice, sustainable development and human rights, said António Guterres, the secretary-general of the United Nations in his… Link: Press needs protection in ‘fake news’ world

Jamaica MP Donates First Month’s Salary

Source: St. Lucia Times Jamaica Observer:- NEWLY elected Member of Parliament for Portland Eastern Ann-Marie Vaz says she will be donating her first month’s salary as a member of Parliament… Link: Jamaica MP Donates First Month’s Salary

Should Schools Impose A Dress Code On Parents?

Source: St. Lucia Times BBC News:- When a school in Houston, Texas, announced that parents must also follow dress code guidelines, it ignited a larger debate about appropriate attire and… Link: Should Schools Impose A Dress Code On Parents?

Berbice pandit and family terrorised by bandits

Source: iNews Guyana A pandit and his wife were yesterday terrorised and robbed by five armed bandits as they were preparing for morning prayers at around 05:30hrs. The… Link: Berbice pandit and family terrorised by bandits

3 May Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 3 May Fri 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate winds and seas are expected across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as the… Link: 3 May Weather in Cayman

Court: 29-Year-Old Woman Denies Gun Charges

Source: Bernews [Written by Don Burgess] A 29-year-old woman denied handling two guns and nearly 500 rounds of ammunition. Tonae Perinchief-Leader pleaded not guilty to having a… Link: Court: 29-Year-Old Woman Denies Gun Charges

Photos & Video: MoonGate Group Health Fair

Source: Bernews MoonGate Group held their annual Health Fair with the theme “Wise Wellness” yesterday afternoon [May 2] at Cathedral Hall. The event featured guests and vendors,… Link: Photos & Video: MoonGate Group Health Fair

Rising Inferno Concert To Feature Ginuwine

Source: Bernews The Rising Inferno Productions team, previously Rise & Shine Entertainment and Inferno Productions, are set to host a Pre Mother’s Day Love Jam on Saturday,… Link: Rising Inferno Concert To Feature Ginuwine

BSSF Middle School Boy’s Super 8s Results

Source: Bernews Dellwood Middle School won the Bermuda School Sports Federation’s Middle School Boy’s Super 8s Tournament at the National Sports Center after defeating Sandys Secondary Middle… Link: BSSF Middle School Boy’s Super 8s Results

Woman jailed for cocaine trafficking

Source: Guyana Times Winston Carto, also known as “Chief Mike” Jailed: Sandra Angela Profitt …fined $9.1M A remorseful woman was on Thursday jailed for four years and fined… Link: Woman jailed for cocaine trafficking

Businesswoman strangled to death during robbery

Source: Guyana Times Dead: Nalini Persaud, called “Nalo” An Albouystown, Georgetown businesswoman was on Thursday morning strangled to death, while her husband was beaten after four masked gunmen… Link: Businesswoman strangled to death during robbery

Zeelugt man caught stealing chicken

Source: iNews Guyana A man was yesterday morning apprehended by civilians and handed over to the police after he was caught stealing chickens. Lakeram Jaganand, of Zeelught Old… Link: Zeelugt man caught stealing chicken

Jamaica to shut down police Mobile Reserve

Source: St. Lucia News Online Dr. Horace Chang (JAMAICA STAR) — National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang has announced major changes to the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) following Sunday morning’s… Link: Jamaica to shut down police Mobile Reserve

No charges yet against former Trinidad AG and Senator for kickback scheme

Source: St. Lucia News Online Anand Ramlogan (TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — Po­lice in­ves­ti­gat­ing an al­leged le­gal fee kick­back scam in­volv­ing for­mer at­tor­ney gen­er­al Anand Ram­lo­gan, SC and Op­po­si­tion Sen­a­tor Ger­ald Ramdeen… Link: No charges yet against former Trinidad AG and Senator for kickback scheme

Albouystown shopkeeper killed by home invaders

Source: Stabroek News An Albouystown shopkeeper was killed early Thursday morning after she and her husband were attacked by four home invaders, who robbed them of cash and… Link: Albouystown shopkeeper killed by home invaders

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