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August 1, 2019

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Kyme injury hands El Salvador win

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermuda finished twelfth in the men’s team squash competition after losing their final play-off match 2-1 to El Salvador yesterday.Noah Browne, the island’s No 1… Link: Kyme injury hands El Salvador win

Fly Jamaica Changes Hands

Source: St. Lucia Times CMC News:- A TEAM of investors, including Jamaican aviation veteran Glenn Logan, led by Yann LeProvost of the French-based company W&Y SAS, has taken over the… Link: Fly Jamaica Changes Hands

Bin Laden’s Son ‘Killed In Air Strike’

Source: St. Lucia Times BBC News:– Hamza Bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden, died in an air strike, US media outlets report, citing intelligence officials. The… Link: Bin Laden’s Son ‘Killed In Air Strike’

Elena Burke (Cuba) – HT Song of the Day

Source: Havana Times Our featured artist today is Elena Burke con Orquesta Gama from Cuba. Song: “Mil congojas” from the album “Moraima Secada” (1969). Read how you can… Link: Elena Burke (Cuba) – HT Song of the Day

Ambrose Believes Holder Is Right Man To Lead Windies Squad

Source: St. Lucia Times Antigua Observer:– Legendary former fast bowler Sir Curtly Ambrose believes all-rounder Jason Holder is still the right man to lead the regional squad. Speaking on the Good Morning Jojo… Link: Ambrose Believes Holder Is Right Man To Lead Windies Squad

Teen among 2 nabbed over ganja discovery at Sophia

Source: iNews Guyana An 18-year-old Sophia, Georgetown resident and a 22-year-old relative are now in the custody of the police after a quantity of cannabis was discovered in… Link: Teen among 2 nabbed over ganja discovery at Sophia

BIFF To Screen Toni Morrison Documentary

Source: Bernews The Bermuda International Film Festival is to screen a documentary film about Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison at its monthly film series, BIFFFlix. The film,… Link: BIFF To Screen Toni Morrison Documentary

Trinidad’s opposition backs bail bill in major boost to crime fight

Source: Stabroek News (Trinidad Guardian) A ma­jor boost in the po­lice’s an­ti-crime ar­se­nal is ex­pect­ed to un­fold fol­low­ing Wednes­day night’s pas­sage of the Bail (Amend­ment) Bill which was… Link: Trinidad’s opposition backs bail bill in major boost to crime fight

Top 10 Most Viewed Videos For July 2019

Source: Bernews Bernews posted more than 150 videos across our various social networks during July 2019, and the top ten most viewed videos on YouTube included the… Link: Top 10 Most Viewed Videos For July 2019

Bermuda Skyport Cup Match Notice

Source: Bernews Skyport is reminding the public of the regulations surrounding the perimeter of the airport during the Cup Match holiday. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Skyport today… Link: Bermuda Skyport Cup Match Notice

Aspen Declares Dividends On Preference Shares

Source: Bernews The Board of Directors of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has declared a dividend on its 5.95% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Perpetual Non-Cumulative Preference Shares with a $25… Link: Aspen Declares Dividends On Preference Shares

Live Video & Updates: Cup Match Game

Source: Bernews [Updating] The much anticipated Somerset vs St. George’s Cup Match game is set to get underway today [Aug 1] and we will be providing a… Link: Live Video & Updates: Cup Match Game

Power Outages Affect Small Catering Businesses

Source: Jones Bahamas Consistent unexpected power outages are beginning to affect the food industry during the hot summer months and for Cacique Catering CEO Chef Hesley Rolle, it’s… Link: Power Outages Affect Small Catering Businesses

Grand Cay Firings ‘False’

Source: Jones Bahamas Reports that nearly 40 Grand Cay residents were at risk of losing their jobs are false, according to Acting Labour Director John Pinder. He added… Link: Grand Cay Firings ‘False’

BSGC Donates 10,000 Backpacks

Source: Jones Bahamas The Bahamas Striping Group of Companies (BSGC) has partnered with Rotary Bahamas to donate 10,000 backpacks, notebooks and other school supplies for students throughout the… Link: BSGC Donates 10,000 Backpacks

Gov’t to Sink Poaching Vessels

Source: Jones Bahamas Almost a year after several poaching vessels were seized because of illegal fishing in Bahamian waters, Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Pintard said… Link: Gov’t to Sink Poaching Vessels

Report: Economic Growth Slows in Region

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer                                ECLAC Exec. Secretary Alicia Barcena       South America has mainly been affected by the economic crisis in Argentina along with the weakening… Link: Report: Economic Growth Slows in Region

Opposition calls for probe into Immigration, GRO

Source: Guyana Times …as influx of thousands of Haitians for 2019 alarmingly suspicious One of the Georgetown hotels where Haitian immigrants were tracked to by this publication on… Link: Opposition calls for probe into Immigration, GRO

4 narco-possession convicts pardoned by President

Source: Guyana Times Joseph Yaw Michael Gouveia Robert Bhagnauth Andy Roberts Four persons convicted of narcotics possession charges were granted an early release from President David Granger in… Link: 4 narco-possession convicts pardoned by President

Govt, Opposition Commissioners’ meeting with new GECOM Chair cordial

Source: Guyana Times Government-nominated commissioners leaving GECOM after meeting with new Chair Justice Claudette Singh Opposition-nominated Commissioner Sase Gunraj speaking to media operatives after Wednesday’s meeting Following more… Link: Govt, Opposition Commissioners’ meeting with new GECOM Chair cordial

Police rebuke Irfaan Ali

Source: Guyana Chronicle …debunk claims of political interference, favouritism …urge ranks to remain apolitical, resist direct appeals from politicians THE Guyana Police Force, on Wednesday, denounced statements made… Link: Police rebuke Irfaan Ali

After 50 years Mount Sinai residents become landowners

Source: Guyana Chronicle DIRECTOR-General of the Ministry of the Presidency, Mr. Joseph Harmon, and Minister within the Ministry of Communities, Ms. Annette Ferguson, on Wednesday morning, distributed 209… Link: After 50 years Mount Sinai residents become landowners

More than 6 billion barrels of oil at Stabroek Block

Source: Guyana Chronicle There are now more than six billion barrels of oil equivalent in the Stabroek Block, Hess Corporation, a partner with ExxonMobil Guyana, disclosed on Wednesday.… Link: More than 6 billion barrels of oil at Stabroek Block

‘No change in position’

Source: Guyana Chronicle …gov’t-nominated commissioners stick with house-to-house registration …during meeting with new GECOM chair; opposition says discussion was cordial GENERAL and Regional Elections, house-to-house registration, and the… Link: ‘No change in position’

Hello Africa

Source: Newsday SPACE may be the final frontier. But for TT, Africa is “the new frontier,” as this country seeks to diversify its economy and find new… Link: Hello Africa

Money boot camp

Source: Newsday Money, personal development coach Shane Ram believes, is like oxygen. “Life’s going to be pretty difficult without it.” It doesn’t help that for young people,… Link: Money boot camp

GECOM calls in cops to provide security for enumerators

Source: Stabroek News In the wake of attacks on its house-to-house enumerators, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has enlisted the help of the police for security and surveillance. Link: GECOM calls in cops to provide security for enumerators

Patterson: Chaplin embodied essence of service

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Late veteran journalist Ken Chaplin has left an indelible mark on a profession in which he carved his niche at an early age. The 89-year-old… Link: Patterson: Chaplin embodied essence of service

Davis urges residents to help rid MoBay of rats

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Montego Bay Mayor Homer Davis is calling on residents of the Second City to be more mindful of their waste disposal habits as stakeholders redouble… Link: Davis urges residents to help rid MoBay of rats

Uchence Wilson Gang trial | Case adjourned until Sept

Source: Jamaica Gleaner The trial of reputed gang leader Uchence Wilson and his alleged 17 cronies has been adjourned until September 18, following yesterday’s ending of the Easter… Link: Uchence Wilson Gang trial | Case adjourned until Sept

‘Jail rough’

Source: Barbados Today Procedural gaps in the trial and the absence of physical evidence in the face of statements an accused man apparently made but never signed led… Link: ‘Jail rough’

Most PSV conductors ‘illegal’ – survey

Source: Barbados Today Eight out of ten conductors of privately-owned public service vehicles are unlicensed, according to a survey commissioned by the Alliance Owners of Public Transport (AOPT),… Link: Most PSV conductors ‘illegal’ – survey

Anti-drug crusader ‘will miss breathalyzer’

Source: Barbados Today Anti-drug crusader, Pastor Victor Roach, who campaigned relentlessly for the introduction of breathalyzer testing did not live to see his efforts become the law of… Link: Anti-drug crusader ‘will miss breathalyzer’

CJIA procures 75 baggage carts @$86,600 each

Source: Kaieteur News The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) yesterday announced that it has procured and put into service 75 galvanized steel baggage carts for free use by… Link: CJIA procures 75 baggage carts @,600 each

PPP stages more protests for elections

Source: Kaieteur News With chants for resignation of the Cabinet and the holding of general elections, supporters of the People’s Progressive Party converged once again outside the Ministry… Link: PPP stages more protests for elections