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December 12, 2019

Archives for November 2019

Photos: Princess Tree Lighting, Christmas Market

Source: Bernews The Hamilton Princess has started getting into the seasonal spirit, holding their Tree Lighting, Gingerbread House reveal and Christmas Market this evening [Nov 30] with… Link: Photos: Princess Tree Lighting, Christmas Market

Words, Havana, Cuba – Photo del día

Source: Havana Times Words, Havana, Cuba.  By Michael Ramirez (Cuba-USA).  Camera: iPhone X The post Words, Havana, Cuba – Photo del día appeared first on Havana Times. Link: Words, Havana, Cuba – Photo del día

BREAKING: Multiple deaths in Nismes smash-up

Source: Guyana Chronicle At least four persons are confirmed dead following a smash-up on the public road at Nismes, West Bank Demerara this evening. Six persons are critical… Link: BREAKING: Multiple deaths in Nismes smash-up

La Grange smash-up leaves four dead, six critical

Source: Kaieteur News Four people, including a 12-year-old girl, were killed after a speeding minibus rammed into a car on the Nismes Public Road, West Bank Demerara at… Link: La Grange smash-up leaves four dead, six critical

Opposition Leader Says Everyone Needs To Be Heard

Source: St. Lucia Times Asserting that everyone needs to be heard, opposition leader Philip J. Pierre is going out to communities to interact with persons there in what he… Link: Opposition Leader Says Everyone Needs To Be Heard

Three dead, two injured in Walkers attack

Source: Nation Newspaper Three neighbours are dead and two others suffered injuries this morning at Walkers, St Andrew. Police say they discovered the bodies of Cecil Webb 49,… Link: Three dead, two injured in Walkers attack

Police identify victims of triple homicide

Source: Barbados Today Police have identified the victims of this morning’s homicide in St Andrew as Cecil Webb, 49, of Lower Walkers; Terry Small, in his late 40s,… Link: Police identify victims of triple homicide

Bermuda Match Play 1st Round & Quarter Final

Source: Bernews The 1st round and quarter final matches were played today [Nov 30] in the Bermuda Match Play Championships at Port Royal Golf Course. The #1… Link: Bermuda Match Play 1st Round & Quarter Final

Man found dead outside GT bar

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Police are seeking help from the public to piece together what happened to a man who was found dead outside Bananas Bar in Dolphin… Link: Man found dead outside GT bar

Video: Christmas Boat Parade In St George’s

Source: Bernews St. George’s is holding their Christmas Boat Parade this evening [Nov 30] in the St. George’s Harbour. We will have a photo gallery later on,… Link: Video: Christmas Boat Parade In St George’s

Creating Healthy Boundaries

Source: The Voice LAST week we delved into why the impending holidays can be difficult for survivors of sexual violence. This week I … The post Creating Healthy… Link: Creating Healthy Boundaries

Video: Celebrating IDPD With Mariana Teixeira

Source: Bernews In the second of a series of interviews in honour of the upcoming International Day for Persons with Disabilities [IDPD], the Bermuda Disability Advisory Council… Link: Video: Celebrating IDPD With Mariana Teixeira

Security and Logistical Problems

Source: The Voice THE recent controversy surrounding the uproar by parents and teachers of the Ave Maria Primary School in Castries is set … The post Security and… Link: Security and Logistical Problems

November 2019: Top 10 Bernews “Photo Of Day”

Source: Bernews Aiming to provide the community with a look at Bermuda’s natural beauty each morning, Bernews features a “Photo of the Day” in our email newsletters, on… Link: November 2019: Top 10 Bernews “Photo Of Day”

Nurse Found In Garbage Can In Hopkins

Source: The Reporter Nurse Found In Garbage Can In Hopkins Saturday, Nov. 30th. 2019 – The Reporter has confirmed that an American nurse was found dead in the… Link: Nurse Found In Garbage Can In Hopkins

Resilient Real see off Alaves to go top

Source: Nation Newspaper VITORIA-GASTEIZ, Spain – Real Madrid earned a spirited 2-1 win at Alaves on Saturday with a scrappy late goal from defender Dani Carvajal to open… Link: Resilient Real see off Alaves to go top

Darrell Corbin McFarlane Dies at 52

Source: St. John Source Darrell Corbin McFarlane Darrell Corbin McFarlane, also known as “Slim,” died on Nov. 9, at the age of 52. Darrell Corbin McFarlane is survived by… Link: Darrell Corbin McFarlane Dies at 52

Francisca H. Fleming Dies

Source: St. John Source Francisca H. Fleming Francisca H. Fleming also known as “Cica,” “Ms. Jeff” or “Aunty,” of Whim Garden, Frederiksted, St. Croix, died on Nov. 8 at… Link: Francisca H. Fleming Dies

The Hand-Made Coffin

Source: The Reporter By: Dr. Abigail Joseph A stroke manifests itself in many ways. Many times we are only witnesses to the aftermath and consequences of a stroke,… Link: The Hand-Made Coffin

Independence Day message: CTUSAB

Source: Nation Newspaper The following is the full statement from the Dennis De Peiza, General Secretary, CTUSAB. On becoming an independent nation in 1966, Barbados joined the list… Link: Independence Day message: CTUSAB

PNM ‘people’ party at rally

Source: Newsday As PNM supporters gathered at the Jean Pierre Complex in Port of Spain, entertainment from Los Alumnos de San Juan, Rishi Singh and Baron greeted… Link: PNM ‘people’ party at rally

AG: Violence is not the answer

Source: Nation Newspaper Attorney General Dale Marshall today appealed for Barbadians not to resort to violence to solve disputes as the island was rocked by three killings in… Link: AG: Violence is not the answer

Independence celebrations marred by triple homicide

Source: Barbados Today Barbadians awoke Saturday to news of a triple homicide in St Andrew. Attorney General Dale Marshall says news of the deaths dampened the celebrations marking… Link: Independence celebrations marred by triple homicide

UPDATE: Three dead in Walkers

Source: Nation Newspaper Three men are confirmed dead in a cutlass incident which took place at Walkers, St Andrew earlier today. The news sent shockwaves across the island… Link: UPDATE: Three dead in Walkers

Prime Minister’s Independence Message 2019

Source: Barbados Today oday, on our 53rd anniversary of Independence, I wish you Barbados a blessed birthday. And I trust that as you enjoy the blessings of the… Link: Prime Minister’s Independence Message 2019

Solutions Barbados’ Independence Message

Source: Barbados Today This wonderful little island has been well-positioned to succeed as an independent nation.  We were provided with well-managed public services, a professional civil service, and… Link: Solutions Barbados’ Independence Message

ARC Flotilla was a low key affair

Source: The St. Lucia Star No doubt about it, the crew on board Janna Bout were pretty in pink. Anniversaries are special and, with this being the 30th anniversary of… Link: ARC Flotilla was a low key affair

Lusignan Prison Officer detained over ganja

Source: iNews Guyana A 39-year-old prison officer has been detained after he was reportedly found with 340 grams of suspected cannabis in his haversack at the Lusignan Prison.… Link: Lusignan Prison Officer detained over ganja

Cannabis Commission holds first public meeting!

Source: The St. Lucia Star Saint Lucia’s Cannabis Commission on Tuesday hosted the first of six public consultation meetings at the Castries City Hall. Formed in August, the commission is… Link: Cannabis Commission holds first public meeting!

Leonardo Da Vinci in Havana

Source: Havana Times Humans always had an intuition about the inventions of the future, Leonardo da Vinci is the first name that pops into our heads. (25 photos)… Link: Leonardo Da Vinci in Havana

Nomination Day is January 10, 2020

Source: Guyana Chronicle The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has set aside January 10,2020 as Nominations Day. GECOM said on Saturday via newspaper advertisements, that all political parties desirous… Link: Nomination Day is January 10, 2020

Woman in viral video beating for shoes charged

Source: St. Lucia News Online A screenshot from the video A woman who was recorded severely beating a teenager for wearing her shoes has been charged. She was charged on… Link: Woman in viral video beating for shoes charged

January 10 is Nominations Day for general elections

Source: Stabroek News January 10th, 2020 is Nominations Day for the March 2, 2020 General and Regional Elections, according to a notice from GECOM in today Stabroek News. Link: January 10 is Nominations Day for general elections

Annual Crucian Coconut Festival Set for Sunday

Source: St. John Source Contestants dig into the coconut jelly scoop competition during 2018’s Crucian Coconut Festival. (Submitted photo) The coconut is one of the Caribbean’s royal treasures. And… Link: Annual Crucian Coconut Festival Set for Sunday

Belizean National Arrested By Chinese Authorities In China

Source: The Reporter Belizean National Arrested By Chinese Authorities In China Saturday, November 30th. 2019 – According to a report from news agency Reuters, a Belizean businessman living… Link: Belizean National Arrested By Chinese Authorities In China

New rules for importers sourcing items from Florida

Source: iNews Guyana All food importers are being subjected to new rules and regulations implemented by the Government Analyst-Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) that will take effect from… Link: New rules for importers sourcing items from Florida

Murder In the Dance Hall

Source: St. Lucia Times A 24 year old man was shot dead in the wee hours of Saturday morning at a dance hall in Bruceville, Vieux Fort, police have… Link: Murder In the Dance Hall

Lucila Campos  (Cuba) – Song of the Day

Source: Havana Times Today’s featured artist is Lucila Campos from Peru with the song “Toro Mata” from the album “Toro Mata” (1973). The post Lucila Campos  (Cuba) –… Link: Lucila Campos  (Cuba) – Song of the Day

Murray puts hip injury behind him

Source: Nation Newspaper Former world tennis number one Andy Murray said he can finally play without worrying about his hip following career-saving surgery in January, but expects next… Link: Murray puts hip injury behind him

GuyOil reduces fuel prices by 2%

Source: iNews Guyana The Guyana Oil Company Limited (Guyoil) has announced a reduction in fuel prices, which took effect on Friday, November 29, 2019. According to the company,… Link: GuyOil reduces fuel prices by 2%

Rice farmer dies in Anna Regina accident

Source: iNews Guyana An alleged drunken motorcyclist was on Friday killed after he reportedly collided with a minibus along the Anna Regina Public Road, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supename). Dead… Link: Rice farmer dies in Anna Regina accident

Irving Burgie passes

Source: Nation Newspaper One of the figures who will forever be tied to Barbados’ Independence has passed away. Irving Burgie, the writer of the lyrics of the National… Link: Irving Burgie passes

‘Snow White’ Pantomime Set For December

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Musical & Dramatic Society will host a series of evening shows for a pantomime event titled “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” from… Link: ‘Snow White’ Pantomime Set For December

UPP Independence Day 2019 message

Source: Nation Newspaper The following is full statement of the United Progressive Party Wayne T. Griffith General Secretary United Progressive Party UPP candidate for St. Lucy. Birthday anniversaries… Link: UPP Independence Day 2019 message

Arch Closes Acquisition Of Barbican Group

Source: Bernews Arch Capital Group Ltd. announced the completion of its previously disclosed acquisition of Barbican Group Holdings Limited, including Barbican Managing Agency Limited, Lloyd’s Syndicate 1955,… Link: Arch Closes Acquisition Of Barbican Group

Deadly cutlass attack in St Andrew

Source: Nation Newspaper Unconfirmed reports reaching Nation News indicate three people were killed by a man with a cutlass in Walkers, St Andrew, this morning. Police are said to be… Link: Deadly cutlass attack in St Andrew

Winter Age Group Championships Underway

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association’s Winter Age Group Championships got underway on a chilly evening at the BASA Pool. Logan Watson Brown won the Girls… Link: Winter Age Group Championships Underway

Bruceville man shot dead

Source: St. Lucia News Online George was shot in the head A man from Bruceville, Vieux Fort was shot dead early Saturday morning. Reports are the he was killed at… Link: Bruceville man shot dead

Two injured on ABC Highway

Source: Nation Newspaper Two people were seriously injured in an accident along the ABC Highway  between Warrens and Hothersal Turning, St Michael, in the southbound lane. More details… Link: Two injured on ABC Highway

Video: Nov 30th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Source: Bernews Rider injured after ‘contact’ with kite string, Department of Health issues romaine lettuce advisory, Jason Hayward sworn in as MP, banana price increase due to inspection… Link: Video: Nov 30th Bernews Morning Newsflash

When Lawyers Play Judge, Jury And Politics

Source: The St. Lucia Star In a hardly surprising online response to a recent article in the STAR that was my personal reaction to a piece by the faceless Stephen… Link: When Lawyers Play Judge, Jury And Politics

Trinidad: Destra speaks out on Ali Khan video bacchanal

Source: Stabroek News (Trinidad Newsday) While singer Destra Garcia was shocked at the reactions to her recently released video, Me Gusta, with Pakistani-American cricketer Ali Khan, she believes… Link: Trinidad: Destra speaks out on Ali Khan video bacchanal

Trinidad PM: Gambling is a ridiculous pastime

Source: Stabroek News (Trinidad Newsday) The Prime Minister has identified gambling as one of many social ills in TT which the Opposition UNC has no interest in addressing. Link: Trinidad PM: Gambling is a ridiculous pastime

Beach Advisory for Nov. 25-29

Source: St. John Source Brewers Bay Beach, St. Thomas The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water… Link: Beach Advisory for Nov. 25-29

PM Impressed With Staff At Forensic Lab

Source: St. Lucia Times Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has declared after a tour of Saint Lucia’s forensic lab that he is “thoroughly impressed” by the professionalism of the staff… Link: PM Impressed With Staff At Forensic Lab

PPP/C unveils 2020-2025 manifesto

Source: Guyana Times …to create 50,000 jobs, distribute 10,000 house lots annually; lower taxes, electricity and water rates …to independently manage oil revenues to benefit all Guyanese By… Link: PPP/C unveils 2020-2025 manifesto

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with minibus

Source: Guyana Times An alleged drunken motorcyclist was on Friday killed after he reportedly collided with a minibus along the Anna Regina Public Road, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supename). Dead… Link: Motorcyclist dies after colliding with minibus

Thieves strike at Big Banana

Source: Antigua Observer Police are currently investigating a case of larceny that reportedly took place at Big Banana some time during closing and opening hours between Wednesday and… Link: Thieves strike at Big Banana

Dem guh watch…

Source: Guyana Times …de elek-shan As the Director General of the Ministry of the Presidency observed – when he announced that several bodies were approved by the Foreign… Link: Dem guh watch…

Saba hosts civil servant regulations workshop

Source: Saba News The Human Resources Department of the Public Entity Saba on Tuesday, November 26 and Wednesday, November 27, hosted a workshop that focused on the technical… Link: Saba hosts civil servant regulations workshop

Harmon rips PPP manifesto

Source: Guyana Chronicle …says document short on new ideas, specifics …urges Guyanese not to be hoodwinked by old promises DIRECTOR General in the Ministry of the Presidency, Joseph… Link: Harmon rips PPP manifesto

GNNL maintains healthy bank balance-AGM told

Source: Guyana Chronicle ALTHOUGH its profits ‘dipped’ in 2017, the Guyana National Newspapers Limited (GNNL) has maintained a healthy bank balance and the company is diligently pursuing measures… Link: GNNL maintains healthy bank balance-AGM told

Large quantity of ‘ganja’ seized

Source: Guyana Chronicle –several arrested in police operations POLICE have seized and destroyed a large quantity of marijuana during several raids over the past few days. On Friday,… Link: Large quantity of ‘ganja’ seized

Christmas in the air!

Source: Guyana Chronicle Despite overcast conditions, dozens of families converged at Rahaman’s Park, East Bank Demerara, to witness the ‘lighting-up’ of the 60-foot Christmas tree. Minister of Business… Link: Christmas in the air!

Our treasured pastelle

Source: Newsday ONE of our treasured traditional Christmas foods, pastelles, were handed down to us from the Spanish, the recipe has evolved through the years to include… Link: Our treasured pastelle

Bravo drops Super50 Cup

Source: Newsday AFTER HIS team seemed set for a spot in Sunday’s final, TT Red Force star player Darren Bravo dropped Leeward Islands Hurricanes’ big-hitting batsman and… Link: Bravo drops Super50 Cup

Emerging players eclipse Pride

Source: Nation Newspaper PORT OF SPAIN – West Indies Emerging Players produced perhaps their biggest shock of the Colonial Medical Insurance Super50 when they held their nerve to… Link: Emerging players eclipse Pride

Windies crush Afghanistan

Source: Nation Newspaper LUCKNOW – West Indies required just over an hour to thrash Afghanistan by nine wickets early yesterday, and post an emphatic victory in the one-off… Link: Windies crush Afghanistan

Some reservoirs ‘bone dry’

Source: Nation Newspaper Barbados’ water supply is running “very low” as it continues to experience drought conditions, warns Minister of Energy and Water Resource Wilfred Abrahams. The situation… Link: Some reservoirs ‘bone dry’

Edghill hailed as ‘Father of Gall Hill’

Source: Nation Newspaper Joseph “Joe” Edghill has been described as the father of Gall Hill – a community worker who moulded the lives of many people, especially young… Link: Edghill hailed as ‘Father of Gall Hill’

Brooks’ maiden Test ton more sweets for Spartan

Source: Barbados Today Joy must be on the faces of all those who are associated with the Spartan Club. Following their capture of the Barbados Cricket Association’s (BCA)… Link: Brooks’ maiden Test ton more sweets for Spartan

Labuschagne and Warner dominate Pakistan on opening day

Source: Barbados Today Marnus Labuschagne became Test cricket’s leading run-scorer for 2019 as he and David Warner hit a record pink-ball partnership to drive Australia to a commanding… Link: Labuschagne and Warner dominate Pakistan on opening day

Mia: Job creation next up

Source: Nation Newspaper The creation of jobs is one of the key areas Government will now be focusing on, says Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley. She made the… Link: Mia: Job creation next up

West Indies thrash Afghanistan

Source: Barbados Today West Indies required just over an hour to thrash Afghanistan by nine wickets at Lucknow early today, and post an emphatic victory in the one-off… Link: West Indies thrash Afghanistan

Man Knocked Down and Killed on Southern Highway

Source: Channel 5 Belize A second fatal traffic accident was recorded on Thursday, this time in the south. Police were called out to Santa Cruz Village in the Stann… Link: Man Knocked Down and Killed on Southern Highway

More Highway Patrol to be Implemented

Source: Channel 5 Belize The number of deaths associated with recent road traffic accidents is alarming. Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says that the police department will be working… Link: More Highway Patrol to be Implemented

Police Department to Give Edward Wade Official Funeral

Source: Channel 5 Belize Sixty-seven-year-old retired police officer Edwardo Wade was among the seven persons who perished in the horrific traffic accident on Wednesday afternoon. Wade was inside a… Link: Police Department to Give Edward Wade Official Funeral

Gross Negligence Suspected in Death of Jose Espinosa

Source: Channel 5 Belize An internal investigation is underway into the death of Jose Espinosa. He was found dead in a holding cell at the Queen Street Police Station… Link: Gross Negligence Suspected in Death of Jose Espinosa

Bank of Montserrat Ltd. Vacancy

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Senior Investment and Operations Manager The leading commercial Bank in Montserrat is seeking to fill the position of Senior Investments and Operations Manager.   The… Link: Bank of Montserrat Ltd. Vacancy

Beausejour Community Group Conducts Training Session

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:– On Wednesday 27th 2019, members of the Cap Estate Neighborhood Watch group attended a training session on how to sustain an active Community Group… Link: Beausejour Community Group Conducts Training Session

Arima man gunned down

Source: Newsday Police are investigating the murder of a 41-year-old Arima man on Friday night. Police said Curtis George, aka “Bong Bong,” was standing on Maturita Trace,… Link: Arima man gunned down

Former Jamaican PM tells Guyanese leaders…

Source: Kaieteur News As economy improves, it is vital local businesses are not disadvantaged By Gary Eleazar The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) on Thursday evening… Link: Former Jamaican PM tells Guyanese leaders…

Govt. to sub-contract electrical inspections of properties

Source: Kaieteur News The Government Electrical Inspectorate (GEI) is seriously looking at sub-contracting the inspection and certification of homes and other properties. The disclosures were made Tuesday evening… Link: Govt. to sub-contract electrical inspections of properties

Business community wants code of ethics for elections

Source: Kaieteur News The Georgetown Chambers of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Guyana’s oldest Business Support Organisation has called for the establishment of a code of ethics to be… Link: Business community wants code of ethics for elections

Sections of Leguan Stelling collapse

Source: Kaieteur News Works to repair the dilapidated stelling at Leguan, Essequibo River, are expected to start soon with materials on site. The assurance was given yesterday by… Link: Sections of Leguan Stelling collapse

GuyOil slashes prices on gas, diesel, kero

Source: Kaieteur News The Guyana Oil Company Limited (GuyOil) yesterday announced that it has reduced the prices of their Super 95 (gas), ULSD (diesel) and kerosene.The reduction took… Link: GuyOil slashes prices on gas, diesel, kero

Sunflower, Havana, Cuba – Photo of the Day

Source: Havana Times Sunflower, Havana, Cuba.  By Tina Vazquez (Panama).  Camera Huawei P30 pro The post Sunflower, Havana, Cuba – Photo of the Day appeared first on Havana… Link: Sunflower, Havana, Cuba – Photo of the Day

St. George’s Boat Parade To Set Sail on Saturday

Source: Bernews St. George’s will be hosting its Christmas Boat Parade tomorrow [Nov 30] at 6.30pm in St. George’s Harbour, with more than a dozen boats expected… Link: St. George’s Boat Parade To Set Sail on Saturday

Rice farmer dies in Essequibo Coast accident

Source: Guyana Chronicle Popular rice farmer, Bissoonnauth Ramnarine aka ‘Lora’ of Devonshire Castle, Essequibo Coast died on Friday afternoon after he rode into the back of a minibus… Link: Rice farmer dies in Essequibo Coast accident

30 Minute Video: Nov 29 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: Nov 29 ZBM Evening News

Hatred: Ortega’s Horrendous Legacy

Source: Havana Times One of the worst inheritances that Daniel Ortega is leaving Nicaraguans with is hate. The post Hatred: Ortega’s Horrendous Legacy appeared first on Havana Times. Link: Hatred: Ortega’s Horrendous Legacy

Water Is Worth More than Milk in Extrema, Brazil

Source: Havana Times “I realized the water was going to run out, with cattle trampling the spring. Then I fenced in the springs and streams,” said the 60-year-old… Link: Water Is Worth More than Milk in Extrema, Brazil

Video: Celebrating IDPD With Chyone Harris

Source: Bernews In the first of a series of interviews in honour of the upcoming International Day for Persons with Disabilities [IDPD], the Bermuda Disability Advisory Council… Link: Video: Celebrating IDPD With Chyone Harris

Weather Forecast For Saturday November 30

Source: Bernews Saturday, November 30 is expected to be partly to mostly cloudy, with the high to be near 19°C/67°F and the low to be near 16°C/61°F,… Link: Weather Forecast For Saturday November 30

Celebration Of Sammy Wilson & Clarence Hill

Source: Bernews In addition to the Centre on Angle Street being renamed the Sammy Wilson Central Zone Community Centre and the gym being renamed the Clarence Hill… Link: Celebration Of Sammy Wilson & Clarence Hill

Two Killed In London Bridge Stabbing Attack

Source: St. Lucia Times BBC:– Two members of the public have died and another three people were injured in a stabbing attack at London Bridge, the Met Police’s commissioner has… Link: Two Killed In London Bridge Stabbing Attack

US Ambassador hosts senior citizens

Source: Stabroek News US Ambassador Sarah-Ann Lynch (right) recently hosted over 100 Guyanese senior citizens at her residence for a Thanksgiving luncheon, sponsored by the American Chamber of… Link: US Ambassador hosts senior citizens

Nurse struck down by speeding car on Essequibo Coast

Source: iNews Guyana A 36-year-old nurse was this morning struck down by a speeding taxi at Queenstown Village on the Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon Supenaam). Darcia Bissoon… Link: Nurse struck down by speeding car on Essequibo Coast

PPP/C to create 10,000 house lots annually

Source: iNews Guyana The Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) has promised to create 10,000 house lots annually, once it returns to office. In fact, it has a wide… Link: PPP/C to create 10,000 house lots annually

PPP/C promises cheaper, more reliable electricity

Source: iNews Guyana “Energy is key for the economic growth of Guyana and for an improved quality of life for all Guyanese,” the Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C)… Link: PPP/C promises cheaper, more reliable electricity

The Commonwealth of The Bahamas signs CARIFORUM-UK EPA

Source: Bahamas Weekly On Wednesday 27th November 2019, the Commonwealth of The Bahamas became the latest country of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to ensure trade continuity with the… Link: The Commonwealth of The Bahamas signs CARIFORUM-UK EPA

Benje brings the Rum Junkie for Carnival 2020

Source: St. Lucia News Online (PRESS RELEASE) – Carnival 2020 in any island territory is closer than we think! And Benje gives us an excellent jumpstart! The Bahamas based St.… Link: Benje brings the Rum Junkie for Carnival 2020

Opening of 'Bahamas Hoopfest' Thanksgiving Classic

Source: Bahamas Weekly Minister of Tourism and Aviation the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar officially opened Bahamas Hoopfest NCAA Division Women’s Basketball Thanksgiving Classic, November 27-30 at Baha Mar.  Female… Link: Opening of 'Bahamas Hoopfest' Thanksgiving Classic

Scotiabank BVI being sold to Republic Bank of T&T

Source: St. Lucia News Online (VIRGIN ISLANDS NEWS ONLINE) – Scotiabank is looking to exit the Virgin Islands as the Bank of Nova Scotia has reached an agreement for the… Link: Scotiabank BVI being sold to Republic Bank of T&T

“I Can No Longer Stay Silent”

Source: Havana Times Lazaro Bruzon: The final blow was my conversation with someone very special in my life. Now I need a catharsis… The post “I Can No… Link: “I Can No Longer Stay Silent”

Chaguanas house fire-bombed

Source: Newsday A family of four escaped without injuries on Friday morning when someone tried to burn down their home. Police said shortly after 5 am, residents… Link: Chaguanas house fire-bombed

Seven People Die In Deadly RTA

Source: The Reporter Seven People Die In Deadly RTA As we go to press, the Reporter has been able to confirm that the death toll in Wednesday afternoon’s… Link: Seven People Die In Deadly RTA

Another Tourist Dies From Traffic Accident

Source: The Reporter Another Tourist Dies From Traffic Accident – On Wednesday, on the George Price Highway, three tourists were killed in a massive collision, while ten others… Link: Another Tourist Dies From Traffic Accident

The Last Moment

Source: The Reporter By: Mike Rudon Jr. Six people dead. Just like that. What were they thinking in their last moments? Maybe still relishing the joy of a… Link: The Last Moment

GPS Reading Confirms Guat Squatting

Source: The Reporter GPS Reading Confirms Guat Squatting On, Thursday, 28 November 2019 – –A Geo Spatial reading has confirmed an initial Global Positioning System (GPS) reading that… Link: GPS Reading Confirms Guat Squatting

John And Julius

Source: The Reporter John And Julius “Some people may be asking – why are you doing this, do you want to tie your hand, as many people believe… Link: John And Julius

Wayne Chance’s funeral Dec 3

Source: Newsday The funeral of the late Wayne Chance, president of non-governmental organisation Vision on Mission (VOM) and prisoners’ rights activist, will be held on December 3.… Link: Wayne Chance’s funeral Dec 3

JNH Academy Says Thanks

Source: The Anguillian     JNH Academy would like to take this opportunity to thank its sponsors for making their participation in the Maq Cricket / Adam Sanford… Link: JNH Academy Says Thanks

CUC’s new LED streetlights failing

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) has revealed that its new streetlights are failing and it is working with the manufacturer to upgrade to a more… Link: CUC’s new LED streetlights failing

DEH 10 years behind, says director

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) director told Finance Committee that garbage management is some ten years behind in terms of staff and equipment.… Link: DEH 10 years behind, says director

‘Casper’ killed by police

Source: Newsday A 26-year-old Laventille man was shot and killed by police after a shootout in downtown Port of Spain on Friday. Police said they attempted to… Link: ‘Casper’ killed by police

Music Censorship Back with Full Force in Miami

Source: Havana Times Music censorship has flared its ugly head in Miami again. The intolerance of yelling groups, who are against any artist coming from Cuba to perform…… Link: Music Censorship Back with Full Force in Miami

Home affairs minister contests Caribbean News Now report

Source: St. Lucia News Online Hermangild Francis (SNO) – Minister for Home Affairs, Justice and National Security, Hermangild Francis, has contested a report by online portal Caribbean News Now, saying… Link: Home affairs minister contests Caribbean News Now report

Both major parties ‘not being honest’

Source: Nation Newspaper LONDON – Neither the ruling Conservatives nor opposition Labour parties are offering “credible” spending plans ahead of the general election, an influential research group said… Link: Both major parties ‘not being honest’

Audio: Jason Hayward Sworn In As MP

Source: Bernews Jason Hayward was sworn in as a Member of Parliament in the House of Assembly today [Nov 29], with Mr Hayward becoming the island’s newest… Link: Audio: Jason Hayward Sworn In As MP

Road to First Oil: 4th ExxonMobil drillship arrives

Source: iNews Guyana On November 13, 2019, the fourth drillship, Noble Don Taylor operated by US oil giant ExxonMobil, arrived in Guyana to commence a one-year contract in… Link: Road to First Oil: 4th ExxonMobil drillship arrives

Carlyle Group, T&D Acquire 76% Of Fortitude

Source: Bernews American International Group, Inc., The Carlyle Group and T&D Holdings announced that a newly created Carlyle-managed fund, together with T&D, have partnered to acquire from… Link: Carlyle Group, T&D Acquire 76% Of Fortitude

Photos & Video: 2019 Black Friday Shoppers

Source: Bernews People lined up early this morning [Nov 29] to take advantage of Black Friday specials being offered by the island’s retailers, some of which opened… Link: Photos & Video: 2019 Black Friday Shoppers

PNM pays tribute to Chance

Source: Newsday THE PNM paid tribute to Vision on Mission president Wayne Chance with a minute of silence during its public meeting at the Unit Trust in… Link: PNM pays tribute to Chance

Los Fakires (Cuba) – Song of the Day

Source: Havana Times Today’s featured band is Los Fakires from Cuba with the song “Mata Siguaraya” from the album “Los Fakires” (2000). The post Los Fakires (Cuba) –… Link: Los Fakires (Cuba) – Song of the Day

Nurse struck down by speeding car on Essequibo coast

Source: Guyana Chronicle A nurse attached to the Suddie Public Hospital on the Essequibo Coast was on Friday morning struck down by a speeding motorcar at Queenstown. The… Link: Nurse struck down by speeding car on Essequibo coast

China warns US

Source: Nation Newspaper BEIJING – China has warned the United States it could take “firm countermeasures” if Washington continues to show support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.… Link: China warns US

Health Dept Issues Romaine Lettuce Advisory

Source: Bernews The Department of Health is advising people who have recently purchased romaine lettuce originating from the Salinas, California area to “discard it immediately.” A government… Link: Health Dept Issues Romaine Lettuce Advisory

Cartoon of the week

Source: Cayman Eye News By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist Tony Zevela “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to… Link: Cartoon of the week

Jamaican university seeks nude model

Source: Stabroek News (Jamaica Star) When you think of a university classroom, you immediately think books, laptops, pencils and pens. Link: Jamaican university seeks nude model

Trinidad: Soldier held for rape of 12-year-old boy

Source: Stabroek News (Trinidad Guardian) A sergeant in the T&T De­fence Force was ar­rest­ed by of­fi­cers of the Spe­cial Op­er­a­tions Re­sponse Team (SORT) yes­ter­day for the al­leged rape… Link: Trinidad: Soldier held for rape of 12-year-old boy

Dominica PM Claims OAS Trying to Delegitimize His Govt.

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit took the Organization of American States’ Secretary-General Luis Almagro to task for “leading a campaign” of incitement against the island’s… Link: Dominica PM Claims OAS Trying to Delegitimize His Govt.

Parties sign code of conduct

Source: Nation Newspaper ROSEAU – Representatives from the two main political parties yesterday signed a code of conduct ahead of the December 6 general election. The meeting was… Link: Parties sign code of conduct

Saint Lucians To Benefit From Data-Driven Disaster Mitigation

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:- A contract for LIDAR data collection of Saint’s Lucia’s entire landmass and coastal zone was signed under the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project, DVRP, as… Link: Saint Lucians To Benefit From Data-Driven Disaster Mitigation

29 Nov 2019 Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

Source: Cayman Eye News 29 Nov Fri 2019 TROPICAL REPORTATLANTICTropical Weather Outlook icons.wxug.com For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL800 AM EDT… Link: 29 Nov 2019 Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

Republic Buying BVI Scotiabank Branches

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Canadian Scotiabank has signed an agreement with Republic Financial Holdings (Republic Bank) to sell its operations in the British Virgin Islands, the latest sale of… Link: Republic Buying BVI Scotiabank Branches

Belize: Simone Biles Honored on Visit

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer  Simone Biles, Mayor Daniel Guerrero Belize City, Thursday- World-renowned Olympic Champion and Gold Medalist Simone Biles received the symbolic keys to San Pedro Ambergris Caye… Link: Belize: Simone Biles Honored on Visit

Belmont man gunned down in Laventille

Source: Newsday Police are investigating the murder of a 38-year-old Belmont man. Sterling Singh was shot and killed on Gibson Trace on Thursday night. Police received reports… Link: Belmont man gunned down in Laventille

PM Mitchell denies money charges

Source: Nation Newspaper ST GEORGE’S – Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has denied media reports that his ruling New National Party (NNP) received campaign financing from the Grenada… Link: PM Mitchell denies money charges

PM: We know who the thieves are

Source: Newsday THE Prime Minister says the Government knows everyone who was involved in corruption under its PP predecessor. At a PNM public meeting on Thursday night… Link: PM: We know who the thieves are

Young People ‘Panicky’ When Denied Mobile Phones

Source: St. Lucia Times BBC News:- Almost a quarter of young people are so dependent on their smartphones that it becomes like an addiction, suggests research by psychiatrists. The study,… Link: Young People ‘Panicky’ When Denied Mobile Phones

4th ExxonMobil drillship arrives offshore Guyana

Source: Guyana Times On November 13, 2019, the fourth drillship, Noble Don Taylor operated by US oil giant ExxonMobil, arrived in Guyana to commence a one-year contract in… Link: 4th ExxonMobil drillship arrives offshore Guyana

1800 cannabis plants, 30lbs dried ganja destroyed in Linden

Source: Guyana Times As the Guyana Police Force (GPF) continues its drug eradication exercise throughout the country, ranks stationed in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Upper Berbice) on Tuesday last… Link: 1800 cannabis plants, 30lbs dried ganja destroyed in Linden

Dengue stats

Source: Jamaica Star The National Surveillance Unit has recorded 63 suspected and confirmed dengue-related deaths from January 1, 2018 to November 21, 2019. Twenty-two were confirmed by PCR… Link: Dengue stats

Cops to benefit from forensic institute expansion

Source: Jamaica Star The investigative capabilities of the Jamaican police has been strengthened with the expansion of the Institute of Forensic Science and Legal Medicine, in Kingston. A… Link: Cops to benefit from forensic institute expansion

Rent a man for the holidays

Source: Jamaica Star For women who are tired of hearing family members ask why they are single at Christmas family gatherings, ‘rent a boyfriend’ is a trending keyword… Link: Rent a man for the holidays

PPP/C to unveil 2020-2025 manifesto today

Source: Guyana Times The People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) is all set to unveil its 2020-2025 manifesto for the March 2020 elections, highlighting key developmental aspects and policies which… Link: PPP/C to unveil 2020-2025 manifesto today

KNMI sets up website for Saba, Statia volcanoes

Source: Saba News The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Services KNMI has developed a webpage dedicated to the volcanoes of Saba and St. Eustatius. The webpage called http://www.knmidc.org/volcanoes/ contains information… Link: KNMI sets up website for Saba, Statia volcanoes

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