Go to ...

Caribbean Edition

Caribbean News Happens Fast

Caribbean Edition on PinterestRSS Feed

July 1, 2019

Archives for July 2019

KRYSTLE CLEAR: Hold the Bus!

Source: Nation Newspaper Like many Barbadians across the island, I read with relief the news that at least 50 buses were repaired and added to the transportation fleet.… Link: KRYSTLE CLEAR: Hold the Bus!

Bowing out?

Source: Cana News Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit addressing DLP su… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login Link: Bowing out?

Essequibo Coast man dies while in police custody

Source: Guyana Chronicle Relatives of a father of four of Maria’s Lodge , Essequibo Coast are in shock after the family received news of the man’s passing while… Link: Essequibo Coast man dies while in police custody

Local recycling pioneer scoops commonwealth award

Source: The St. Lucia Star When Saint Lucian eco-entrepreneur Wayne Neale popped up on the Royal Family’s Instagram page earlier this month it was a surreal but proud moment. “There… Link: Local recycling pioneer scoops commonwealth award

Cricket: Premier & First Division Players Of Week

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] announced the One Communications Premier Division and First Division players of the week for the first 5 rounds of the season… Link: Cricket: Premier & First Division Players Of Week

Indigenous Rights Approach a Solution to Climate Change Crisis

Source: Havana Times Experts, political leaders, NGOs and indigenous peoples and communities gathered to deliberate on a methodology that emphasises rights for indigenous peoples and local communities in… Link: Indigenous Rights Approach a Solution to Climate Change Crisis

Swimmers Win 14 CCCAN Medals In Barbados

Source: Bernews The second day of the Central American and Caribbean Amateur Confederation [CCCAN] Swimming Championships saw Bermuda swimmers back in the pool in Barbados, claiming an… Link: Swimmers Win 14 CCCAN Medals In Barbados

Hilaire Vows ‘I Shall Not Be Moved!’

Source: St. Lucia Times Castries South MP Ernest Hilaire, asserting that he was elected by “my good people of Castries South”, has declared that like the root of a… Link: Hilaire Vows ‘I Shall Not Be Moved!’

Nature Valley 5K Final Race This Sunday

Source: Bernews The Nature Valley 5k Road Race will be held this Sunday [July 7] starting and finishing at Butterfield & Vallis in Devonshire. A spokesperson said,… Link: Nature Valley 5K Final Race This Sunday

Event To Celebrate Theatre Boycott Anniversary

Source: Bernews In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the 1959 Theatre Boycott, an event titled ‘Turned On Tuesday’ will be held tomorrow [July 2], with people… Link: Event To Celebrate Theatre Boycott Anniversary

‘Mary Prince Legacy Bus Tour’ Being Held

Source: Bernews Titan Express – in partnership with the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs – is getting set to present ‘The Mary Prince Legacy Bus Tour,’… Link: ‘Mary Prince Legacy Bus Tour’ Being Held

Ten Dead In Texas Aircraft Crash

Source: St. Lucia Times BBC:– A light aircraft has crashed into an airport hangar in Texas killing all 10 people on board. The plane, a twin-engine Beechcraft BE-350 King Air,… Link: Ten Dead In Texas Aircraft Crash

Monday: Fair, Hazy and Dry

Source: St. John Source Mainly fair weather conditions with hazy skies are expected today as a drier air mass accompanied by Saharan dust continues to prevail across the local area. … Link: Monday: Fair, Hazy and Dry

BWA Director of Human Resources reinstated

Source: Barbados Today The senior staffer who was fired last Friday by the board of the state-owned Barbados Water Authority (BWA) will be reinstated with immediate effect. Minister… Link: BWA Director of Human Resources reinstated

Gov’t Renews 52-week National Job Creation Programme

Source: Jones Bahamas Hundreds of participants of the government’s National Job Creation and Skills Enhancement Programme have been re-engaged for the second year of the employment initiative, beginning … Link: Gov’t Renews 52-week National Job Creation Programme

PM Travels to St. Lucia for CARICOM Meeting

Source: Jones Bahamas Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis is scheduled to travel to Gross Islet, St. Lucia today for the 40th Regular Meeting of the Conference of the… Link: PM Travels to St. Lucia for CARICOM Meeting

BTC Restores Landline Services

Source: Jones Bahamas After complaints of landline interruptions, Bahamas Telecommunications Company announced yesterday that the New Providence node is back in service and all landline services have been… Link: BTC Restores Landline Services

11th Governor General Sworn In

Source: Jones Bahamas The 11th governor general of The Bahamas was sworn in on Friday and dedicated himself to helping to promote and renew a greater national commitment… Link: 11th Governor General Sworn In

Double Homicide in Star Estates

Source: Jones Bahamas A brazen daylight shooting on Friday has left two men dead and two families in mourning. According to Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash, police received a… Link: Double Homicide in Star Estates

Guyana’s import bill increases to US$1.8B for 2018

Source: Guyana Times PSC report – but exports amount to just US$1.3B The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has noted in its annual report that Guyana has imported US$1.8… Link: Guyana’s import bill increases to US.8B for 2018

Linden hosts Riverfront Festival 2019

Source: Guyana Times Linden’s Annual Riverfront Festival 2019 was on Friday evening launched under the theme “Embracing the river” with several activities planned for the momentous occasion. A… Link: Linden hosts Riverfront Festival 2019

Boys who disappeared while fishing rescued

Source: Guyana Times Four cousins who had disappeared on the high seas while on a fishing expedition four days ago have reportedly been rescued on Sunday morning by… Link: Boys who disappeared while fishing rescued

Pervert sexually assaults madman

Source: Jamaica Star A St Catherine man who pleaded guilty to a charge of buggery involving an elderly man believed to be of unsound mind has been sentenced… Link: Pervert sexually assaults madman

Sickle cell not stopping top boy

Source: Jamaica Star For three consecutive years, nine-year-old Jacquese Jones has been awarded the top boy in his grade at the Pembroke Hall Primary School, despite the fact… Link: Sickle cell not stopping top boy

Stress free day at JPPC

Source: Jamaica Star On a scale of one to 10, Craig Johnson, the operations manager at the Jamaica Private Power Company, said his job stresses him out at… Link: Stress free day at JPPC

Guyana’s patrimony belongs to all

Source: Guyana Chronicle –Harmon dismisses Jagdeo’s land-grabbing claims as divisive DIRECTOR-General of the Ministry of the Presidency, Joseph Harmon has said that Guyana’s patrimony should be to the… Link: Guyana’s patrimony belongs to all

All Saints Anglican Church a mission, not monument

Source: Guyana Chronicle — says President Granger at 180th anniversary sermon PRESIDENT David Granger on Sunday attended the 180thanniversary sermon of the All Saints Anglican Church, Main Street,… Link: All Saints Anglican Church a mission, not monument

$60M in roadworks for Wakenaam

Source: Guyana Chronicle PUBLIC Infrastructure Minister David Patterson said some $60 million will be allocated to fixing the main roads at Wakenaam, Region Three. Minister Patterson, who made… Link: M in roadworks for Wakenaam

St Cuthbert’s youths urged to take education seriously

Source: Guyana Chronicle THOUGH challenged by school drop-outs, unemployment and drug use, youths of St. Cuthbert’s Mission can make use of the many opportunities provided by the government… Link: St Cuthbert’s youths urged to take education seriously

PIOJ report points to 2018 jump in trade deficit

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Jamaica’s trade deficit worsened by US$77 million for the year 2018, creating a whopping $4.2-billion gap between the values of what the country imports and… Link: PIOJ report points to 2018 jump in trade deficit

Tourism stakeholders to keep eye out for sex traffickers

Source: Jamaica Gleaner WESTERN BUREAU: The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) has reiterated its condemnation of all forms of sexual abuse against minors on the island. The… Link: Tourism stakeholders to keep eye out for sex traffickers

Martin Henry remembered as man of faith, family

Source: Jamaica Gleaner The life and times of Martin Emerson Dwight Henry were perfectly captured throughout his thanksgiving service yesterday, as hundreds from near and far gathered to… Link: Martin Henry remembered as man of faith, family

Expats, Sub-contractors exemptions from tax abnormal

Source: Kaieteur News … these are among 13 major loopholes Guyana’s model PSA must address – Petroleum Consultant   By Kiana Wilburg The paltry two percent royalty in… Link: Expats, Sub-contractors exemptions from tax abnormal

Four men rescued after days of drifting at sea

Source: Kaieteur News Four young men, all of Dundee, Mahaicony, have been rescued days after they were left drifting in the Atlantic after their engine failed. A relative… Link: Four men rescued after days of drifting at sea

Captured on CCTV

Source: Nation Newspaper MOMENTS BEFORE American couple Oscar Suarez and Magdalena Devil vanished, they were captured on closed-circuit television heading south of Holetown Beach, St James. During a… Link: Captured on CCTV

Pride at stake

Source: Nation Newspaper PATIENCE will be the key word for West Indies and Sri Lanka today, as both teams play for pride in their penultimate match of the… Link: Pride at stake

Female Police Officer Receives Regional Award

Source: The New Today A female officer of the Royal Grenada Police Force has copped the award of Top Caribbean Crime Fighter in the Amalgamated Security Services Limited (ASSL)/Association… Link: Female Police Officer Receives Regional Award