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June 1, 2019

Archives for June 2019

Windrush: from whence they came (Pt.1)

Source: Barbados Today Every generation lives a new manifestation of the experiences of the previous one. Often it is difficult for us to see how much we mirror… Link: Windrush: from whence they came (Pt.1)

Top 10 Most Viewed Videos For May 2019

Source: Bernews Bernews posted more than 200 videos across our various social networks during May 2019, and the top ten most viewed videos on YouTube included the… Link: Top 10 Most Viewed Videos For May 2019

Trinidad bans raw and cooked poultry meat from Guyana

Source: St. Lucia News Online (DEMERARA WAVES) — Minister of Agriculture Clarence Rambharat has advised that raw and cooked poultry meat from Guyana has been banned from entry into Trinidad… Link: Trinidad bans raw and cooked poultry meat from Guyana

Going green

Source: Barbados Today Approximately 90 three-and-four-year-old students of the St. Giles Nursery School today pledged to preserve their environment by not littering and keeping it plastic free. The… Link: Going green

6 a.m. June 1, 2019 weather update

Source: St. Lucia News Online Weather Update 6:00 AM WEATHER REPORT DATE: 01ST JUNE, 2019 FORECASTER: E. FRANCIS PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS NEARBY. PRESENT WEATHER… Link: 6 a.m. June 1, 2019 weather update

24-year-old shot and killed

Source: Nation Newspaper Police are carrying out investigations into the island’s 26th murder. Dead is 24-year-old Ashantio Blackman of Belair, St Philip. Around 8:25 last night, police responded… Link: 24-year-old shot and killed

From ‘Banks’ to banking

Source: Barbados Today Sophia Cambridge appointed new marketing manager at Republic Bank Communication specialist Sophia Cambridge is the new Manager of Marketing and Corporate Communications at Republic Bank… Link: From ‘Banks’ to banking

Poultry ban

Source: Cana News PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Jun 1, CMC – The Trinidad… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login Link: Poultry ban

Carter Continues Work With Bank Foundation

Source: Bernews After nearly two years as Programme Consultant for Bank of Bermuda Foundation, Vivien Carter “remains upbeat and excited about liaising with Bermuda’s non-profits on the… Link: Carter Continues Work With Bank Foundation

One year on

Source: Barbados Today Barbados is in a greater state of readiness for possible disasters in the 2019 Hurricane season than it has been in over a decade, Home… Link: One year on

Music Video: Heather Nova Releases ‘Just Kids’

Source: Bernews Bermudian singer-songwriter Heather Nova has released an official music video for her song “Just Kids”. The video’s description says, “My new single is released today!… Link: Music Video: Heather Nova Releases ‘Just Kids’

Scaur Charity Donates To Special Olympians

Source: Bernews The Scaur community recently donated $1,040 to the Special Olympics, thanks to the proceeds of their Scaur Charity Soup Tasting Party. A spokesperson said, “The… Link: Scaur Charity Donates To Special Olympians

Better Weather Saturday Morning

Source: St. John Source A stable air mass is expected to prevail across the local area through at least the early afternoon hours producing mainly fair weather conditions with… Link: Better Weather Saturday Morning

OAS to Advise Paraguay on Electoral Matters

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Superior Tribunal of Electoral Justice (TSJE) of Paraguay today signed an agreement for the provision of technical… Link: OAS to Advise Paraguay on Electoral Matters

Melissa Martin: Make vacation memories in 2019

Source: Bahamas Weekly A condo or a cabin? Beach or mountain? Country or city? USA or overseas? What is your favorite vacation spot? Adventurer or homebody? Some people… Link: Melissa Martin: Make vacation memories in 2019

T&T bans all poultry meat from Guyana

Source: Guyana Times …expresses concern of duck hepatitis virus …Guyana’s Agri Ministers unaware of ban In what is considered a surprise move, Trinidad and Tobago’s (T&T) Agriculture, Land… Link: T&T bans all poultry meat from Guyana

2 persons displaying symptoms of leptospirosis

Source: Guyana Times Neglected health care in Black Bush Polder flooding By Andrew Carmichael A 72-year-old grandmother of Yakusari, Black Bush Polder, who walked through floodwaters with her… Link: 2 persons displaying symptoms of leptospirosis

Govt spends $350M more on outreaches

Source: Guyana Times Government’s spokesperson, Joseph Harmon, on Friday defended a recent move by the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) Government to secure more than… Link: Govt spends 0M more on outreaches

CEMO is ready for Hurricane Season 2019

Source: Amandala News BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 30, 2019– The Belize City Council’s emergency management arm (CEMO) held a press conference today to disseminate vital information to the… Link: CEMO is ready for Hurricane Season 2019

The UDP grab for seats and positions!

Source: Amandala News “Those who are too smart to engage in politics are being punished by being governed by those who are dumber.” — Plato It’s interesting to… Link: The UDP grab for seats and positions!

Husband and wife, both 74, killed in vehicle accident

Source: Amandala News SAN NARCISO, Corozal District, Thurs. May 30, 2019– A fatal road collision in San Narciso at about 2:00 yesterday afternoon, between Miles 72 and 73… Link: Husband and wife, both 74, killed in vehicle accident

‘Housing for all’

Source: Guyana Chronicle …President commits to ensuring every Guyanese has adequate housing …tours gov’t EBD housing projects PRESIDENT David Granger, while expressing confidence that he will return to… Link: ‘Housing for all’

Infrastructure boost

Source: Guyana Chronicle – contracts worth $800M cleared for road, other works OVER G$800M worth of contracts were awarded for several infrastructural projects across the country with the… Link: Infrastructure boost

Guyana is a safe place – Harmon

Source: Guyana Chronicle – says gov’t has every confidence in the police force GOVERNMENT is very confident in the operations of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) in dealing… Link: Guyana is a safe place – Harmon

Man gets 25 years for murder

Source: Guyana Chronicle AFTER over a month-long trial, Junior Anthony Henry was on Friday handed a 25 year sentence for the 2013 murder of Michael Hamilton at Sparendaam… Link: Man gets 25 years for murder

Wanted bulletin issued for suspect in Baramita murder

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE Guyana Police Force has issued a wanted bulletin for Raveshwar Jainarine, who is wanted for questioning in relation to the murder of Ruthina Thomas.… Link: Wanted bulletin issued for suspect in Baramita murder

Three suspects held for May Pen robbery

Source: Jamaica Gleaner The Clarendon police have taken three suspects into custody following investigations into the robbery of a supermarket in Guinep Tree, May Pen, Clarendon, on Sunday.… Link: Three suspects held for May Pen robbery

‘Action’ leaves RJR

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Radio personality Markland ‘Action’ Edwards has resigned from the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, where he co-hosted the afternoon show ‘Too Live Crew’ with Wesley ‘Burgerman’ Burger… Link: ‘Action’ leaves RJR

Four students among five shot at football match

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Manchester: Five young men, including four high school students, were left nursing injuries after gunmen sprayed a popular hang-out spot in their Manchester community with… Link: Four students among five shot at football match

Murder convict to get damages for drawn-out case

Source: Jamaica Gleaner A man who was awarded damages and requested a $30-million payout from the Government after he languished in jail for nearly six years while his… Link: Murder convict to get damages for drawn-out case

GG salutes community stalwarts in western Jamaica

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Western Bureau: Fourteen outstanding community stalwarts from the county of Cornwall were recognised for their selfless community work and achievements at yesterday’s Governor General’s Achievement… Link: GG salutes community stalwarts in western Jamaica

Sunnyside Bakery Robbed By 2 Men, In Crude Disguise

Source: The Reporter Friday, May 31st. 2019 – The Sunnyside Bakery on Racecourse Street was robbed earlier tonight; the details of the incident are that the owner and… Link: Sunnyside Bakery Robbed By 2 Men, In Crude Disguise

Jazz to protect and preserve wildlife

Source: Newsday FREEBIRD Restaurant will host its all-inclusive Wine, Cheese and Jazz Festival today, at the Nature Retreat Centre restaurant, Pointe-a-Pierre. Local songstress Vaughnette Bigford, Kay Allenye,… Link: Jazz to protect and preserve wildlife

Eid flavours

Source: Newsday NEXT week we celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid-ul-Fitr. Tradition dictates sweets are the spotlight for this celebration coupled with a delicious eastern inspired meal.… Link: Eid flavours

Interim Steel Bands Committee launched

Source: The New Today Former Principal of the Grenada Boys Secondary School (GBSS), Victor Ashby has been named as head of a six-member government-appointed Interim Committee to take charge… Link: Interim Steel Bands Committee launched

BROWNE AND MOTTLEY: SHAPERS OF THE REGIONAL FUTURE

Source: The New Today Prime Ministers Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda and Mia Mottley of Barbados are two of the Caribbean’s young and dynamic leaders, both workaholics with… Link: BROWNE AND MOTTLEY: SHAPERS OF THE REGIONAL FUTURE

Edward Seaga has died

Source: The New Today Jamaica’s fifth Prime Minister and longest-serving Member of Parliament, Edward Seaga has died. Edward Seaga – former Jamaica Prime Minister He died in a Miami… Link: Edward Seaga has died

The revolution was a very dark tunnel!!!

Source: The New Today On Monday 27th of May, an event was due to take place at the Bourne Lecture Hall in St. Georges University campus. It describes itself… Link: The revolution was a very dark tunnel!!!

U.S donates satellite phones

Source: The New Today Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. Keith Mitchell on Friday received one of two satellite phones donated by the United States Embassy in… Link: U.S donates satellite phones