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November 1, 2019

Archives for November 2019

Iran saves Iraq’s head

Source: Nation Newspaper BAGHDAD – Iran has stepped in to prevent the ouster of Iraqi Prime Minister Abdel Abdul Mahdi by two of Iraq’s most influential figures amid… Link: Iran saves Iraq’s head

New Frankfurt Flights for Barbados

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer   Barbados has expanded its reach in Germany with a new thrice-weekly direct Eurowings flight from Frankfurt to the Grantley Adams International Airport. The inaugural… Link: New Frankfurt Flights for Barbados

Commission Of Inquiry Members Appointed

Source: Bernews Norma Wade-Miller, Wayne Perinchief, Lynda Milligan-Whyte, Quinton Stovell, Frederica Forth, Maxine Binns, and Jonathan Starling will serve on the Commission of Inquiry which will look into “historic… Link: Commission Of Inquiry Members Appointed

Islamic State Names New Leader

Source: St. Lucia Times BBC News:– The jihadist group Islamic State (IS) has for the first time confirmed the death of its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and named his successor.… Link: Islamic State Names New Leader

iciHaiti – DR : 1,361 Haitians deported in 5 days

Source: Haiti Libre The Directorate General of Migration announces that it has carried out, over a period of 5 days, migration control operations in the national district and… Link: iciHaiti – DR : 1,361 Haitians deported in 5 days

Family suspects foul play in death of Parika man

Source: iNews Guyana Family members believe Joseph Mahadeo’s death was no accident. Police are investigating reports that the 46-year-old man of Parika Backdam, East Bank Essequibo, died after… Link: Family suspects foul play in death of Parika man

1 Nov 2019 Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist

Source: Cayman Eye News 1 Nov Fri 2019Tropical 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: 1 Nov 2019 Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist

BSX Closed For Portuguese Arrival Day

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] advises that the BSX will be closed Monday, 4 November 2019, in observance of the Portuguese Arrival Day Public Holiday.… Link: BSX Closed For Portuguese Arrival Day

Saint Lucian Tennis Player Selected For Regional Camp

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:–  The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is committed to assisting the most talented junior players in the region.  The invited players are selected based… Link: Saint Lucian Tennis Player Selected For Regional Camp

Male, Cuban and Black

Source: Havana Times Myths and stereotypes have been passed down from generation to generation ever since the early 19th century and, even though they take the latest guise,… Link: Male, Cuban and Black

Photos: Fidelis Halloween ‘Trick Or Treat’ Event

Source: Bernews Over 300 children and multiple businesses participated in a Halloween trick or treat event organized by Fidelis in the West Hamilton area. A spokesperson said,… Link: Photos: Fidelis Halloween ‘Trick Or Treat’ Event

Party line holds

Source: Nation Newspaper WASHINGTON – A deeply divided United States House of Representatives took a major step in the effort to impeach President Donald Trump yesterday when lawmakers… Link: Party line holds

Rory Jackson’s ‘A Divine Turquoise Isle’ Today

Source: Bernews Masterworks is getting set to present an exhibition by visiting artist Rory Jackson titled ‘A Divine Turquoise Isle.’ Mr. Jackson said, “As a painter, my… Link: Rory Jackson’s ‘A Divine Turquoise Isle’ Today

Kako y su Orquesta (Puerto Rico) – Song of the Day

Source: Havana Times Today’s featured artist is Kako y su Orquesta from Puerto Rico with the song “Negro Soy” from the album “Sock It To Me Latino!” (1968).… Link: Kako y su Orquesta (Puerto Rico) – Song of the Day

Parika man dies after gun ‘accidentally’ goes off

Source: iNews Guyana A 46-year-old mechanic, who was employed with the ANGCAM Mining Company, located at Goat Creek, Essequibo River, is now dead after he allegedly shot himself… Link: Parika man dies after gun ‘accidentally’ goes off

WhatsApp hack ‘worldwide’

Source: Nation Newspaper WASHINGTON – Senior government officials in multiple United States-allied countries were targeted earlier this year with hacking software that used Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp to take… Link: WhatsApp hack ‘worldwide’

Mostly Fair Friday

Source: St. John Source Fair weather conditions are expected across the territory this morning, some showers may develop this afternoon. Winds remain northeasterly at 10-15 miles per hour. A… Link: Mostly Fair Friday

Antigua Parliament Okays $16m LIAT Loan

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer   ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – Parliament has given the green light to Government to secure a US$15.8-million loan from Banco del ALBA to facilitate… Link: Antigua Parliament Okays m LIAT Loan

6am News Item on Post Tropical Cyclone Rebekah

Source: Bahamas Weekly NEWS ITEM ON POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE REBEKAHISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 6AM, FRIDAY, 1ST NOVEMBER, 2019. …REBEKAH BECOMES A POST-TROPICAL… Link: 6am News Item on Post Tropical Cyclone Rebekah

Mechanic dies after gun accidentally goes off

Source: Guyana Times A 46-year-old mechanic, who was employed with the ANGCAM Mining Company, located at Goat Creek, Essequibo River, is now dead after he allegedly shot himself… Link: Mechanic dies after gun accidentally goes off

Knife-toting bandits rob berbice Pensioners

Source: Guyana Times A 60-year-old man, along with an elderly couple, have been left traumatised after two knife-toting bandits broke into their home and stole cash and other… Link: Knife-toting bandits rob berbice Pensioners

Surinamese law enforcement assisting local Police

Source: Guyana Times …3rd suspect for Court today The third suspect who confessed that he, along with accomplices, murdered the four fishermen who were on fishing vessel “Sara… Link: Surinamese law enforcement assisting local Police

Second newborn found in pit latrine in days

Source: Jamaica Star The Esson Castle community in St Ann is in shock following the discovery of a baby girl in a pit toilet. This incident comes on… Link: Second newborn found in pit latrine in days

Corentyne NDC cash-strapped

Source: Guyana Times The country’s largest Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) has said it is cash-strapped but the NDC Chairman says that is not true. The 52-74 NDC has… Link: Corentyne NDC cash-strapped

Single Pan prelims begin Monday

Source: Newsday GARY CARDINEZ DEFENDING Single Pan Panorama champions San Juan East Side Steel Orchestra is ready to face all challengers for its title. However, Music Makers… Link: Single Pan prelims begin Monday

Bold art show from Thomas, Guzman

Source: Newsday BEVERLY THOMAS and Jacqueline Guzman will feature in a joint exhibition that packs a visual punch. Of vastly different painting styles, both artists are well-loved… Link: Bold art show from Thomas, Guzman

Rootsyardd goes to Jackson Square

Source: Newsday KNOWN for its roots and rockers music, live artists and complete night market, Rootsyardd Dub & Night Market heads to Jackson Square, St Clair for… Link: Rootsyardd goes to Jackson Square

John Fernandes, Baker Hughes in oil and gas deal

Source: Stabroek News As more locals tap into benefits from the emerging oil and gas sector, John Fernandes Limited has partnered with industrial services firm, the Baker Hughes… Link: John Fernandes, Baker Hughes in oil and gas deal

#BTEditorial – Paramaribo is calling. We must answer.

Source: Barbados Today Quietly, with very little fanfare, an important blow was this week struck for both the regional integration experiment and our homegrown economic recovery. We have… Link: #BTEditorial – Paramaribo is calling. We must answer.

WORLD – Train tragedy

Source: Barbados Today MULTAN, Pakistan — A raging fire swept through a train in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab Province on Thursday, killing 74 people, and survivors said afterward it… Link: WORLD – Train tragedy

Cargo care concerns at Port

Source: Barbados Today Managing Director of the Barbados Port Inc David Jean-Marie is assuring Barbadians that security protocols, which govern shipments passing through the Bridgetown Port, are not… Link: Cargo care concerns at Port

Green energy players make insurance call

Source: Barbados Today Key figures in renewable energy production on Thursday urged the insurance industry to develop a policy to cover all aspects of the emerging industry. This… Link: Green energy players make insurance call

Resellers make killing on Kanye Ja merchandise

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Resellers are populating sites with Jamaican coat of arms merchandise that rapper Kanye West has pulled from his website. They mostly want ‘double or nothing’… Link: Resellers make killing on Kanye Ja merchandise

Woman, 87, displaced by miner, gets help

Source: Kaieteur News Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman and a team, yesterday met with displaced Region 8 resident, Lucille ‘Mami’ Williams. According to the ministry, the team… Link: Woman, 87, displaced by miner, gets help

Progress Made

Source: Guyana Chronicle …coalition negotiators upbeat after another meeting …stumbling blocks removed to advance talks on revision of Cummingsburg Accord PRESIDENT David Granger and Leader of the Alliance… Link: Progress Made

Water receding in Mahaicony communities

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE spring tide period has passed and residents, who live in flood-affected communities along the coast of Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice), are happy that the water… Link: Water receding in Mahaicony communities

New investment, export strategies coming

Source: Guyana Chronicle -as Go-Invest launches nine-month consultancies for designs THE export and Foreign Direct Investment (FID) potential in Guyana was not realised in the past because of… Link: New investment, export strategies coming

Gov’t scouting for candidates for SWF committees

Source: Guyana Chronicle WORKS are progressing towards the full operationalisation of Guyana’s Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) with the holding of a three-day workshop to educate members of its… Link: Gov’t scouting for candidates for SWF committees

Draft national policy on aging to be completed soon

Source: Guyana Chronicle – Harmon THE National Commission for the Elderly is in the process of establishing guidelines to raise the operating standards of senior citizens’ homes across… Link: Draft national policy on aging to be completed soon