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October 17, 2019

Archives for July 2019

Final voting for People’s Monarch

Source: Nation Newspaper Will it be a Fair Sa day for Hypasounds? Will Sometime come tomorrow for Leadpipe? The two are into the finals of the Starcom FLOW… Link: Final voting for People’s Monarch

Fake taxi-driver suspect of sexual assault

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Police have confirmed that a woman reported being sexually assaulted in June by a man who purported to be a licensed taxi-driver but was… Link: Fake taxi-driver suspect of sexual assault

England begin bid to reclaim Ashes from Australia

Source: Guyana Chronicle … Jofra Archer left out of first Test ENGLAND’S bid to regain the Ashes from Australia begins with the first Test at Edgbaston today. The… Link: England begin bid to reclaim Ashes from Australia

Dickie Bradley: “There is a stupid weed law”

Source: Channel 5 Belize Allyson Major Jr. The decision to charge Corporal Kent Martinez with the lesser charge of manslaughter by negligence has the family of Allyson Major Junior… Link: Dickie Bradley: “There is a stupid weed law”

Decomposing Body of Elderly Man Found in the West

Source: Channel 5 Belize A gruesome discovery was made this afternoon in the Young Bank area of Camalote Village, Cayo and up to news time tonight, police are still… Link: Decomposing Body of Elderly Man Found in the West

‘Full flights’ for festival

Source: Nation Newspaper As the last lap for the Crop Over Festival heats up, tourism officials are expecting more merry-makers to fly into the island this weekend. “The… Link: ‘Full flights’ for festival

Sedi Goes at it with Director of Progresso Heights Ltd.

Source: Channel 5 Belize This morning in the Supreme Court, Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington, one of three parties involved in ongoing litigation over the sale of land in the… Link: Sedi Goes at it with Director of Progresso Heights Ltd.

Let Cabinet ‘take polygraphs first’

Source: Nation Newspaper Let the Cabinet of Barbados lead the way in taking polygraph tests. After that, customs officers will follow, outspoken Senator Caswell Franklyn said speaking in… Link: Let Cabinet ‘take polygraphs first’

Better vehicles for GAIA inspectors

Source: Nation Newspaper Environmental health officers are being given two suitable and reliable vehicles to carry out their duties at the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA). Wayne Walrond,… Link: Better vehicles for GAIA inspectors

Zane out front in title chase

Source: Nation Newspaper IN-FORM British F4 championship leader Zane Maloney has a 55-point advantage heading to Snetterton this weekend for the sixth, seventh and eighth rounds of the… Link: Zane out front in title chase

Mathews leads Sri Lanka’s rout of Bangladesh

Source: Guyana Chronicle ANGELO Mathews guided Sri Lanka to a commanding 122-run win over Bangladesh in Colombo to complete a 3-0 ODI series whitewash. The experienced all-rounder anchored… Link: Mathews leads Sri Lanka’s rout of Bangladesh

Woman admits defrauding NAU

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A 65-year-old woman who was charged with fraudulently obtaining around $30,000 from the Needs Assessment Unit admitted on Monday to false accounting, just as… Link: Woman admits defrauding NAU

Credit Master Systems Launches App

Source: Channel 5 Belize The Complaint Information System, or CMS, is an essential partner in the economic growth and development of Belize.  It is a collection agency that was… Link: Credit Master Systems Launches App

Expanding CMS’ Services to the Caribbean

Source: Channel 5 Belize Founder and owner, Maurice Underwood, says that the idea is to take CMS to the Caribbean by introducing the system to other countries within the… Link: Expanding CMS’ Services to the Caribbean

Better showing

Source: Barbados Today PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Barbadian middle-order batsman Shamarh Brooks continued to press his claim for a place in the upcoming Test series against India,… Link: Better showing

Warner suing TTFA

Source: Barbados Today Disgraced former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner is suing the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) over nearly US$2.4 million in loans he claims he provided… Link: Warner suing TTFA

Cayman: Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn leaves Ministry of HECH to lead Innovation, Governance and Reducing Bureaucracy Across the Civil Service

Source: Cayman Eye News Jennifer Ahearn – FILE From The Cayman Islands Deputy Governor’s Office After serving ten years in the Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing, Chief… Link: Cayman: Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn leaves Ministry of HECH to lead Innovation, Governance and Reducing Bureaucracy Across the Civil Service

Wave-runner explodes in canal

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A wave-runner rider escaped serious injury Wednesday, after the machine he was on exploded in a canal in the Prospect area around 8:30am. The… Link: Wave-runner explodes in canal

$500M of projects OK’d in 6 months

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Development in the Cayman Islands shows no signs of slowing and becoming in anyway sustainable, after the Central Planning Authority approved over half a… Link: 0M of projects OK’d in 6 months

Machete-wielding man robs liquor store

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A lone robber wearing a cream-coloured hoody, a black mask and a pair of gloves, and wielding a machete, made off with an undisclosed… Link: Machete-wielding man robs liquor store

Volleyball heading in right direction

Source: Barbados Today Barbados’ gold and silver medal performances at the just concluded Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association [CAZOVA] Championship held in Jamaica, have given former senior national men’s… Link: Volleyball heading in right direction

Young footballers up to the challenge

Source: Barbados Today A disciplined approach and competitive attitude are the ingredients head coach Marlon Harte intends to use when Barbados compete in the Confederation of North, Central… Link: Young footballers up to the challenge

New RBR boat in service in time for Cup Match

Source: The Royal Gazette The latest addition to the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s Boat Troop fleet was today christened at Warwick Camp.John Rankin, the Governor, and Wayne Caines, the national… Link: New RBR boat in service in time for Cup Match

Guatemalan Found Dead In Camalote Village

Source: The Reporter Wednesday, July 31st. 2019 – The body of the Guatemalan man discovered dead this afternoon has been identified as that of Manuel Barrera, 79. Barrera… Link: Guatemalan Found Dead In Camalote Village

Lamparilla St., Old Havana, Cuba – Photo of the Day

Source: Havana Times Lamparilla St., Old Havana, Cuba. By W. Wilson (Virginia, USA). Camera: Google Pixel 2 The post Lamparilla St., Old Havana, Cuba – Photo of the… Link: Lamparilla St., Old Havana, Cuba – Photo of the Day

New Regiment’s Patrol Boat Commissioned

Source: Bernews The latest addition to the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s Boat Troop fleet was today christened at Warwick Camp. Governor John Rankin and Minister of National Security… Link: New Regiment’s Patrol Boat Commissioned

Official Govt & Legal Notices For July 31st 2019

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [July 31] include notification of application for development plan and public notification Assent Certificate Notice Type: Government… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For July 31st 2019

Butterfield Bank shares edge higher on NYSE

Source: The Royal Gazette Butterfield Bank shares improved by five cents, or 0.16 per cent, to $31.43 on the New York Stock Exchange.Meanwhile, on The Royal Gazette/BSX Index, 800… Link: Butterfield Bank shares edge higher on NYSE

Lord Ahmad retained as overseas territories minister

Source: Cayman Compass Lord Tariq Ahmad survived a ruthless reshuffle of the Conservative party leadership to retain his position as Minister with responsibility for the British Overseas Territories,… Link: Lord Ahmad retained as overseas territories minister

Guilty verdicts reached in beautician case

Source: Cayman Compass Zunilda Anaya Baldovino, a beautician charged with two counts of committing reckless and negligent acts, was found guilty on both charges by Magistrate Philippa McFarlane… Link: Guilty verdicts reached in beautician case

Referendum petition passes 70% mark

Source: Cayman Compass Campaigners for a referendum on the cruise port are 70% of the way towards hitting the target to trigger a vote, according to the Elections… Link: Referendum petition passes 70% mark

Saunders continues push for healthcare reform

Source: Cayman Compass Cayman’s health insurance system remains in urgent need of reform, despite the revelation that private sector profits are much lower than previously thought. Link: Saunders continues push for healthcare reform

Emancipation street fashion

Source: Newsday People of all ages dressed up as part of the observance of Emancipation Day on Thursday. These are some of the looks we captured on… Link: Emancipation street fashion

4 prisoners pardoned

Source: iNews Guyana President David Granger has pardoned four prisoners, in observance of Emancipation Day 2019. The pardon takes effect August 1, 2019. The prisoners are Robert Bhagnauth,… Link: 4 prisoners pardoned

Man threatens to jump from lighthouse

Source: The Royal Gazette Police negotiators helped rescue a man who threatened to leap from the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse this afternoon.The 58-year-old man climbed the lighthouse at about 3pm… Link: Man threatens to jump from lighthouse

NEMA – 2019 ALL Bahamas Emergency Shelter Listing

Source: Bahamas Weekly See enclosed NEMA Bahamas Emergency Shelter Listing: Eastern District                     Address     Canon Neil E. Roach Hall,        Highbury Park Holy Cross Anglican Church        Fox… Link: NEMA – 2019 ALL Bahamas Emergency Shelter Listing

Amendments to the Drugs Act Passed

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer The Drugs (Prevention and Abatement of the Misuse and Abuse of Drugs) (Amendment) Bill, 2019, aimed toward the establishment of a marijuana industry and regulating the… Link: Amendments to the Drugs Act Passed

Death row inmate in Barbados freed

Source: Stabroek News (Barbados Nation) The Court of Appeal today released former condemned murderer Omar DaCosta Holder from prison saying his case should not have gone to the… Link: Death row inmate in Barbados freed

30 Minute Video: July 31 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: July 31 ZBM Evening News

Explosive Detonated Outside Costa Rican TV Station Teletica

Source: Havana Times Costa Rican authorities must fully investigate the detonation of an explosive device outside the San José offices of television station Teletica and hold those responsible… Link: Explosive Detonated Outside Costa Rican TV Station Teletica

Photos: Cup Match Preparations In St. George’s

Source: Bernews [Updated with video] After months of preparation and planning, St. George’s Cricket Club is conducting the final preparations for the much anticipated annual Cup Match… Link: Photos: Cup Match Preparations In St. George’s

Russia’s Take on Puerto Rico Independence

Source: Puerto Rico Report During the Cold War, the United States and Russia used Puerto Rico and Cuba to demonstrate the value of their opposing economic and political systems.… Link: Russia’s Take on Puerto Rico Independence

Pierluisi Inches Towards Governorship

Source: Puerto Rico Report Pedro Pierluisi (New Progressive Party/NPP) will be sworn in today as Puerto Rico’s Secretary of State — but whether he will have the job and… Link: Pierluisi Inches Towards Governorship

Chicago Moms Trying To Stop Gun Violence Shot Dead

Source: St. Lucia Times CBS News:- Two women who worked with a group called Mothers Against Senseless Killings were shot dead Friday in the South Side Chicago neighborhood where they… Link: Chicago Moms Trying To Stop Gun Violence Shot Dead

‘Robust’ Tropical Disturbance Reported In Atlantic

Source: St. Lucia Times AccuWeather:- While an area of disturbed weather off the coast of the southeastern United States is not likely to become a powerful tropical storm, a robust tropical… Link: ‘Robust’ Tropical Disturbance Reported In Atlantic

President Granger briefs Diplomats

Source: iNews Guyana President David Granger, earlier today (Wednesday), met United States Ambassador to Guyana, Ms. Sarah-Ann Lynch; British High Commissioner to Guyana, Mr. Greg Quinn; Canadian High… Link: President Granger briefs Diplomats

Delta Pilot Allegedly Drunk Before Flight

Source: St. Lucia Times NBC News:– A Delta Air Lines pilot who was scheduled to fly from Minnesota to San Diego was arrested before the flight for allegedly being… Link: Delta Pilot Allegedly Drunk Before Flight

Sandals To Choc Roundabout Road Widening Gets Thumbs Up

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:–  In the spirit of transparency and public accountability, the Department of Infrastructure, Ports and Energy hosted a Stakeholders Consultation to discuss the Sandals to… Link: Sandals To Choc Roundabout Road Widening Gets Thumbs Up

Police issue bulletin for Sargeant in murder probe

Source: Stabroek News The police today issued a wanted bulletin for Joseph Sargeant, 38,  c/d “Joey” in connection with the  murder of  Terry Ault on 2019-07-21 in South… Link: Police issue bulletin for Sargeant in murder probe

Conjoined Twins – How they were separate

Source: The Reporter A team of British surgeons  at the famous Great Ormond Street Children’s Pediatric Hospital in London have succeeded in separating two little girls who were… Link: Conjoined Twins – How they were separate

Neymar rape case dropped over lack of evidence

Source: iNews Guyana [BBC] Police investigating rape allegations against Brazilian football player Neymar say they have closed the case. The São Paulo attorney general’s office said the case… Link: Neymar rape case dropped over lack of evidence

Western diplomats and President meet

Source: Stabroek News In a likely sign of their continuing interest in the current political standoff over general elections and the ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice… Link: Western diplomats and President meet

Opposition Commissioners discusses early elections with new GECOM Chair

Source: Guyana Times Opposition-nominated Commissioners this morning met with newly-appointed Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Justice Claudette Singh. Opposition Commissioner Sase Gunraj told reporters that among… Link: Opposition Commissioners discusses early elections with new GECOM Chair

Slogans and Campaigns that Shackle Us in Cuba

Source: Havana Times You end up forming some kind of allergy, rash and swelling included, when you’re bombarded with the same pests, day after day. What’s the trending… Link: Slogans and Campaigns that Shackle Us in Cuba

Haiti – FLASH : School Calendar 2019-2020, all dates

Source: Haiti Libre The Ministry of National Education has released the 2019-2020 school calendar. Back to school is scheduled for Monday, September 9, 2019. This year there will… Link: Haiti – FLASH : School Calendar 2019-2020, all dates

Trinidad: Charges re-laid against A&V CEO, son-in-law

Source: St. Lucia News Online Charged: Billy Ramsundar and Hanif Nazim Baksh. (TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — On the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, the charges of malicious… Link: Trinidad: Charges re-laid against A&V CEO, son-in-law

Joint Agency Committee For Cup Match

Source: Bernews This year marks the first year that a Joint Agency Command Committee has been formally meeting and formulating operational plans leading up to Cup Match,… Link: Joint Agency Committee For Cup Match

Passion and profit

Source: Barbados Today Andrea King is a woman who wears many hats. Not only was she the former Director of the Barbados Cultural Industries Development Authority, but she… Link: Passion and profit

No new taxes in Dominica budget

Source: Nation Newspaper ROSEAU, Dominica – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Tuesday presented an EC$1.02 billion (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) tax-free budget to Parliament, announcing the removal of taxes… Link: No new taxes in Dominica budget

Appeal made in ‘cold case’ murder

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Eight years after dental nurse Kerran Baker (25), aka “Kerry Berry”, disappeared from her Bodden Town home after what police believe was a struggle,… Link: Appeal made in ‘cold case’ murder

Getting 152 million out

Source: Barbados Today The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has unanimously adopted a resolution declaring 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour and has… Link: Getting 152 million out

Bolstering socio-economic cohesion

Source: Barbados Today Is it possible for the people of the Caribbean to achieve socio-economic cohesion in our lifetime? For decades, this and other questions have dogged the… Link: Bolstering socio-economic cohesion

Fallout at Notre Dame after lead detected

Source: Nation Newspaper PARIS – An environmental protection group has filed a suit alleging lives were deliberately endangered after the fire that ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, saying… Link: Fallout at Notre Dame after lead detected

Eleven Die In Heatwave Sweeping Japan

Source: St. Lucia Times BBC News:- A man dressed in a mascot costume at an amusement park is one of least 11 people who have died as a result… Link: Eleven Die In Heatwave Sweeping Japan

Saint Lucia & Taiwan To Host Annual Trade Show

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:–  The Ministry of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs in partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan)… Link: Saint Lucia & Taiwan To Host Annual Trade Show

23 for nine

Source: Barbados Today Twenty-one Parkinson Memorial Secondary School students are now engaged in a Summer Internship Programme that has seen them stationed at nine businesses within the Goddard… Link: 23 for nine

Teen lands in court over stolen motorcycle

Source: iNews Guyana A teenager, who was allegedly caught riding a stolen motorcycle, was on Tuesday charged for possession of property suspected to be stolen or illegally obtained.… Link: Teen lands in court over stolen motorcycle

Jamaica Teacher Killed In Domestic Dispute

Source: St. Lucia Times Jamaica Observer:- The Portland police are searching for a man who is alleged to have killed his girlfriend following a prolonged domestic dispute at David Lane… Link: Jamaica Teacher Killed In Domestic Dispute

Barbadian receives Korean scholarship

Source: Barbados Today The Embassy of the Republic of Korea is pleased to announce that Ryan Rock of Barbados has been awarded the 2019 Korean Government Scholarship to… Link: Barbadian receives Korean scholarship

Police recommended no charges against Neymar

Source: Nation Newspaper SAO PAULO – Brazilian police said on Tuesday they had recommended no rape charges against soccer star Neymar, after a woman he met online said… Link: Police recommended no charges against Neymar

Trinidad: Charges re-laid against A&V CEO, son-in-law

Source: Stabroek News (Trinidad Express) On the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, the charges of malicious damage and threatening a potential witness in a… Link: Trinidad: Charges re-laid against A&V CEO, son-in-law

Cap Of 375 Recreational Lobster Diver Licences

Source: Bernews The Ministry of Home Affairs is advising of a cap of 375 recreational lobster diver licences to be issued for the 2019-2020 season. “Licences will… Link: Cap Of 375 Recreational Lobster Diver Licences

Sailing: Ebbin & Ringsted Compete In UK

Source: Bernews Bermuda sailors Christian Ebbin and Magnus Ringsted are competing in the Volvo Gill Optimist British and Open Championship at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing… Link: Sailing: Ebbin & Ringsted Compete In UK

CMCs 3rd Annual Inter-Camp Sports Day

Source: Bernews Campers from CMC, Adventurers Camp, and Girls Wanna Have Fun Camp competed in jump rope, egg & spoon, sack bag, relay, and sprint races during… Link: CMCs 3rd Annual Inter-Camp Sports Day

Circle CEO Testifies At US Senate Committee

Source: Bernews Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire appeared before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs during a hearing titled, “Examining Regulatory Frameworks for… Link: Circle CEO Testifies At US Senate Committee

Shooting death still haunts girlfriend

Source: Nation Newspaper “MUMMY COME and go for daddy. Daddy out there.” Those were the words spoken by Amia, daughter of bread vendor Eton Lyken who was gunned… Link: Shooting death still haunts girlfriend

Gov’t Supports Haitian Commission of Inquiry

Source: Jones Bahamas Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield confirmed on Monday that the government will support the Haitian Commission of Inquiry into the alleged corruption at the… Link: Gov’t Supports Haitian Commission of Inquiry

Bodybuilders Prepare For Annual Saint Lucia Championship

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:– Mark your calendars for August as the St. Lucia Amateur Bodybuilding and Body fitness Association (SLABBFA) prepares for their annual National Championship.  It’s determined… Link: Bodybuilders Prepare For Annual Saint Lucia Championship

Gov’t Firm in Decision on Lighthouse Point

Source: Jones Bahamas Although the Stop Disney online petition garnered more than 33,000 signatures, Minister of Tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar said the government has made its decision concerning Disney’s… Link: Gov’t Firm in Decision on Lighthouse Point

Mitchell Denies PLP Internal Conflict Claims

Source: Jones Bahamas Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Fred Mitchell denied claims on Tuesday of an internal conflict within the PLP.  In a local daily, former Tall Pines Member… Link: Mitchell Denies PLP Internal Conflict Claims

‘Sword of Damocles Hangs Over PM’

Source: Jones Bahamas Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip Davis warned Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis that the vote of no confidence “hangs over his head like the sword… Link: ‘Sword of Damocles Hangs Over PM’

PM Defies Opposition

Source: Jones Bahamas Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis is confident that the drama surrounding the deal to rent the Town Centre Mall to house the General Post Office… Link: PM Defies Opposition

Resigning PR Governor to Name Successor

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Outgoing Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello will name Pedro Pierluisi, the commonwealth’s former representative in U.S. Congress, as his successor, according to an island lawmaker.… Link: Resigning PR Governor to Name Successor

No delays: CJ hands down strict deadlines

Source: Guyana Times Legal challenges to H2H Registration ….gives GECOM, AG until Friday to submit additional documents If anyone expected that the filing of new applications would cause… Link: No delays: CJ hands down strict deadlines

Body of missing captain found

Source: Guyana Times Pomeroon boat mishap The body of Kendol Rodriguez, who drowned during a boat mishap on Sunday in the Upper Pomeroon River, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), was… Link: Body of missing captain found

Huge cocaine find at wharf

Source: Jamaica Star Cocaine with an estimated street value of $13.3 million was seized at a container terminal in Kingston on Sunday. Reports are that about 3:15 a.m.,… Link: Huge cocaine find at wharf

26 cases of drowning since January

Source: Jamaica Star Some 26 cases of drowning have been recording in the island since the start of the year. According to the police, 22 of the victims… Link: 26 cases of drowning since January

Kristen Bailey is Frankfield’s fashionista

Source: Jamaica Star Kristen Bailey, aka ‘Sexy Krissy,’ loves to dress to impress, and she does it effortlessly. Her passion for fashion came about from she was a… Link: Kristen Bailey is Frankfield’s fashionista

Traffic cops visit accident victims at GPHC

Source: Guyana Times Traffic Chief Linden Isles along with a team from the Guyana Police Force on Tuesday visited accident victims at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC).… Link: Traffic cops visit accident victims at GPHC

US: Sanders, Warren Command Democrats TV Debate

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Guardian- Bonnie and Clyde. Mulder and Scully. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. On Tuesday night it was Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders who, defying predictions… Link: US: Sanders, Warren Command Democrats TV Debate

Trinidad: Funeral service for Sandman, wife in Gov’t school?

Source: Stabroek News (Trinidad Guardian) Min­is­ter of Ed­u­ca­tion An­tho­ny Gar­cia said he would “have to con­sid­er the rec­om­men­da­tions” to de­ter­mine whether or not the fu­ner­al ser­vice for re­put­ed… Link: Trinidad: Funeral service for Sandman, wife in Gov’t school?

70,000 registered in 10 days

Source: Guyana Chronicle Just over a week since the house-to-house registration has started over 69,547 have been registered, officials figures from the Guyana Elections Commission stated. The success… Link: 70,000 registered in 10 days

Linden passport office officially opens its door

Source: Guyana Chronicle – residents applaud gov’t for decentralising critical services LINDENERS and by extension residents of Region 10 (Upper Demerara – Upper Berbice) would no longer have… Link: Linden passport office officially opens its door

Guyana will sell its own crude

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Dr Bynoe eyes cargo liftings every 10 days COME 2020, when Guyana begins oil production at the Liza Phase One development, the country will be… Link: Guyana will sell its own crude

Fly Jamaica must prove mettle

Source: Guyana Chronicle …GCAA says airline has to show reliability, operational competence FLY Jamaica Airways, which was taken over by new investors, would need to demonstrate reliability and… Link: Fly Jamaica must prove mettle

Union gears up for grand Emancipation celebration

Source: Guyana Chronicle NATIONAL Emancipation celebrations will be held for the first time in East Berbice, Corentyne, at the Number 53 Sports complex Ground, Union, Number 53 Village.… Link: Union gears up for grand Emancipation celebration

4 die in horrific accident on Philip Goldson

Source: Amandala News All the victims were young men from Belize City, aged 18-22 BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 29, 2019– Shortly before 7:00 p.m. yesterday, Sunday, a white… Link: 4 die in horrific accident on Philip Goldson

Geraldine Flowers, 41, murdered by abusive boyfriend

Source: Amandala News Police are seeking Rodwell Arzu, 38 DANGRIGA, Stann Creek District, Mon. July 29, 2019– Geraldine Flowers, 41, a caregiver of Dangriga, originally from Mahogany Heights,… Link: Geraldine Flowers, 41, murdered by abusive boyfriend

Chuck: Don’t pressure judges over ‘light’ sentences

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has come to the defence of judges facing fresh criticisms over perceived slap-on-the-wrist sentences, even as he insisted that the sanctions… Link: Chuck: Don’t pressure judges over ‘light’ sentences

How the PNP chooses its delegates

Source: Jamaica Gleaner The majority of the People’s National Party (PNP) delegates who will vote in the September 7 presidential poll will come from the party’s groups islandwide… Link: How the PNP chooses its delegates

Climate change threatening food security, warns RADA CEO

Source: Jamaica Gleaner The CEO of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), Peter Thompson, has painted a grim picture of the implications of climate change on the island.… Link: Climate change threatening food security, warns RADA CEO

33 accused One Don gangsters remanded

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Thirty-three alleged members of the St Catherine-based One Don Gang were yesterday remanded until September 2, when defence attorneys are expected to make bail applications… Link: 33 accused One Don gangsters remanded

Dem unions don’t file tax returns

Source: Kaieteur News De news come out dat nuff unions and organisations refuse to file dem tax returns. De list mek dem boys feel shame cause was from… Link: Dem unions don’t file tax returns

Tribunal rules First Citizens firing unfair

Source: Nation Newspaper CHAIRMAN of the Employment Rights Tribunal, retired Justice Christopher Blackman, is calling on employers to look at the processes they use to deal with matters… Link: Tribunal rules First Citizens firing unfair

More gunplay

Source: Nation Newspaper THE unmistakable sound of gunshots on Monday night at Vauxhall No. 2 was far too familiar for residents of the Christ Church community and some… Link: More gunplay

Airport staff up in arms

Source: Nation Newspaper VISITORS to Barbados for the last lap of Crop Over could find themselves waiting on the plane for longer than usual before they can disembark.… Link: Airport staff up in arms

Barbados to pay $14m arrears to CDF

Source: Nation Newspaper BARBADOS WILL PAY UP its US$7.2 million in contribution arrears owed to the CARICOM Development Fund. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley gave this assurance when… Link: Barbados to pay m arrears to CDF

#BTEditorial – Time to give kaiso’s queens their due

Source: Barbados Today In 1985, Adonijah performed his now-classic song Woman, which lamented the negative treatment meted out to women in calypso. He criticized fellow calypsonians who often… Link: #BTEditorial – Time to give kaiso’s queens their due

GBA gets support from COURTS Guyana Inc.

Source: Guyana Chronicle COURTS Guyana Inc., the country’s largest furniture and appliance store, yesterday became the latest corporate entity to align itself with the Guyana Boxing Association’s (GBA)… Link: GBA gets support from COURTS Guyana Inc.

Barbados beat Guyana in U19 cricket

Source: Barbados Today KINGSTOWN, St Vincent – Barbados toppled title-holders Guyana while Trinidad and Tobago edged Jamaica in a thriller, to register wins in the second round of… Link: Barbados beat Guyana in U19 cricket

Umpire Joel Wilson appointed to ICC Elite Panel

Source: Guyana Chronicle … England’s Michael Gough also named DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) – Trinidadian official Joel Wilson has been appointed to the ICC Elite Panel of… Link: Umpire Joel Wilson appointed to ICC Elite Panel

Sedi Explains Genesis of Progresso Heights Dispute

Source: Channel 5 Belize The case against Pickstock Area Representative Wilfred ‘Sedi’ Elrington which is presently before Justice Courtney Abel resumes on Wednesday in the Supreme Court.  The Foreign… Link: Sedi Explains Genesis of Progresso Heights Dispute

Sedi Clears the Air on Allegations Against Him

Source: Channel 5 Belize Both parties were called before the court on July twenty-fourth, but Elrington was a no-show.  The minister said he was sick and submitted a medical… Link: Sedi Clears the Air on Allegations Against Him

Is Progresso Heights Director Receiving Death Threats?

Source: Channel 5 Belize An interesting revelation coming from our one-on-one with Elrington is that the director of Progresso Heights believes that his life is in danger should he… Link: Is Progresso Heights Director Receiving Death Threats?

Fresh focus

Source: Barbados Today A strategic focus, new ideas and way of thinking are what national sports administrator Amanda Reifer intends to pilot once elected as secretary of the… Link: Fresh focus

Holder supports Test championship

Source: Barbados Today West Indies captain Jason Holder has thrown his support behind the newly-launched ICC Test Championship, stressing that the longest format of the game remained the… Link: Holder supports Test championship

Teenage boy admits armed burglary

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A 16-year-old boy who has been on tight bail conditions since being charged with aggravated burglary was urged by the judge to keep up… Link: Teenage boy admits armed burglary

Puerto Rican Protests Continue Amid Political Uncertainty

Source: Havana Times Protests are continuing in Puerto Rico days after mass demonstrations forced Governor Ricardo Rosselló to step down. It marked the first time in Puerto Rico’s… Link: Puerto Rican Protests Continue Amid Political Uncertainty

Bostic imposter asking for funds

Source: Nation Newspaper A person or persons purporting to be Minister of Health and Wellness Jeffrey Bostic have been calling local business houses soliciting funds on behalf of… Link: Bostic imposter asking for funds

Premier’s claims refuted by statistics

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Elections Office has given a detailed breakdown of all of the statistics regarding the petition for a referendum on the cruise port, which… Link: Premier’s claims refuted by statistics

Cayman hosts IP training with US crime fighters

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office partnered with the with United States government’s law enforcement agencies to host regional training here last week. Officials… Link: Cayman hosts IP training with US crime fighters

Review: Friday Evening At Lido Complex

Source: Bernews [Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] A Friday evening at the Lido Complex is always a good idea, especially when the weather is good, the cocktails… Link: Review: Friday Evening At Lido Complex

Official Govt & Legal Notices For July 30th 2019

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [July 30] include acting appointments, cancellation of registration & notice of intended marriages. Bermuda Monetary Authority Notice… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For July 30th 2019

ABIR 2018 Global Underwriting Results Released

Source: Bernews The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] released the 2018 global underwriting results for its member [re]insurers reporting record, gross written premium exceeding $100 billion… Link: ABIR 2018 Global Underwriting Results Released

30 Minute Video: July 30 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: July 30 ZBM Evening News

Cricket: Digicel U12 Youth Summer League MVPs

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] and Digicel announced the 2019 Digicel U12 Youth Summer League MVPs for the first three weeks. The co-ed U12 Summer… Link: Cricket: Digicel U12 Youth Summer League MVPs

No duty on some electric cars and bikes

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Government has announced that it has cut the import duty on some electric vehicles and bicycles down to zero, while the tariff on hybrid… Link: No duty on some electric cars and bikes

Woman gets 9 months for assaulting inmate

Source: iNews Guyana A woman who is presently on remand for attempted murder was on Tuesday slapped with an eight-month sentence for assaulting an inmate while being imprisoned… Link: Woman gets 9 months for assaulting inmate

Pay Raise Joy in Cuba Amid Tense Economic Times

Source: Havana Times Cuba is experiencing a climate of growing tension as August draws near. Nearly half a million employees are waiting (somewhere between excited and anxiously) for… Link: Pay Raise Joy in Cuba Amid Tense Economic Times

Police arrested 2 for possession of illegal gun, ammo

Source: iNews Guyana Two persons are now in Police custody following the discovery of an unlicensed shotgun and two live cartridges in Cuyuni River, Region Seven (Cuyuni/Mazaruni). Based… Link: Police arrested 2 for possession of illegal gun, ammo

Domestic abuser jailed

Source: Newsday A MAN who butted and beat his 29-year-old common-law wife has been sentenced to four months’ hard labour in prison after he pleaded guilty to… Link: Domestic abuser jailed

Beretta seized in Tunapuna

Source: Newsday Police confiscated a Beretta machine gun on Monday. Police said the weapon was seized during an anti-crime exercise between 2 pm and 6 pm, during… Link: Beretta seized in Tunapuna

Parents announce both of their young children are transgender

Source: St. Lucia News Online James and Olivia (NEW YORK POST) — He’s a transgender 11-year-old — and his 7-year-old sibling is now transitioning, too. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});… Link: Parents announce both of their young children are transgender

Man charged for attempting to kill neighbour

Source: iNews Guyana A man who wounded his neighbor with intentions of killing him was remanded to prison on Tuesday when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Courts.… Link: Man charged for attempting to kill neighbour

TUF Accuses Government Of Reneging On Agreement

Source: St. Lucia Times Saint Lucia’s Trade Union Federation (TUF) has accused the Government of reneging on the agreement reached during recent negotiations. TUF President, Julian Monrose told St… Link: TUF Accuses Government Of Reneging On Agreement

Police investigate accident

Source: Barbados Today Police and emergency personnel are on the scene of an accident along the Belle section of the ABC highway. A Toyota vehicle has overturned after… Link: Police investigate accident

Grenada Records Tourism Increase this Year

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – The record-breaking tourism season in the Caribbean continues as Grenada joins the list of Caribbean territories that have recorded an… Link: Grenada Records Tourism Increase this Year

Nicaragua: Political Reform and Elections in 2020

Source: Havana Times Daniel Ortega’s regime confirmed Thursday that the President of the Republic does not govern in Nicaragua. Instead, he orders and commands, as the supreme chief… Link: Nicaragua: Political Reform and Elections in 2020

Prime Minister and Cabinet View School Repairs

Source: Bahamas Weekly Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, accompanied by Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd and Minister of Works Desmond Bannister, other members of the Cabinet, Secretary to the… Link: Prime Minister and Cabinet View School Repairs

Bahamas Independence celebrated in Washington, DC

Source: Bahamas Weekly Mrs. Patricia Minnis, Spouse of Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, was keynote speaker at an elegant Bahamas Independence Reception earlier this month,… Link: Bahamas Independence celebrated in Washington, DC

Investigative IPS Journalist Erick Kabendera Arrested

Source: Havana Times Freelancer and frequent IPS contributor Erick Kabendera was reportedly arrested from his home in Mbweni, Dar es Salaam, Tanziana yesterday afternoon by unknown men. The post… Link: Investigative IPS Journalist Erick Kabendera Arrested

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