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January 10, 2019

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Knops and Van Ark conclude visit to Saba

Source: Saba News State Secretary of Interior and Kingdom Relations (Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties), Raymond Knops  and State Secretary for Social Affairs and Labour (Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid),… Link: Knops and Van Ark conclude visit to Saba

State Secretary Knops impressed with harbor project

Source: Saba News Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops received an update on the Fort Bay Harbor project on Monday, January 7. The… Link: State Secretary Knops impressed with harbor project

New Year Babies Receive Hampers

Source: St. Lucia Times The mothers of two babies who were born on New Year’s Day were presented with hampers containing baby supplies. The baby girls, Belle Faucher and… Link: New Year Babies Receive Hampers

Weather Forecast For Wednesday January 9

Source: Bernews Wednesday, January 9 is expected to be cloudy and windy, with the high to be near 22°C/71°F and the low to be near 17°C/63°F according… Link: Weather Forecast For Wednesday January 9

Sidewalk Enhancement At Washington Mall

Source: Bernews Work on the City sidewalk at the southern entrances to the Washington Mall on Reid Street has started and is “expected to be completed in… Link: Sidewalk Enhancement At Washington Mall

Police thwart attack by armed assailants

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — swift action by Police on patrol in St. Paul’s thwarted an attack by armed assailants on three young men Monday night.… Link: Police thwart attack by armed assailants

Smartphone Users Get ‘Antichrist’ Warning

Source: St. Lucia Times People’s dependence on smartphones and modern technology could bring about the coming of the Antichrist, the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church has warned. But… Link: Smartphone Users Get ‘Antichrist’ Warning

Letter: More questions than answers exist

Source: iNews Guyana Dear Editor, ‘There is nothing done in the dark that will not come to light’. So it was in the case of the now infamous… Link: Letter: More questions than answers exist

Signs for plants in Dockyard

Source: The Royal Gazette Dozens of new signs have gone up at Dockyard telling visitors the names of a huge variety of plants. The signs, which give the Latin… Link: Signs for plants in Dockyard

El Salvador Assumes Chair of the OAS Permanent Council

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Carlos Alberto Calles, today assumed the Chair of the Permanent Council -which… Link: El Salvador Assumes Chair of the OAS Permanent Council

Cops release men without charge

Source: Newsday STATE prosecutors from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions have ordered the release of four men held in connection with the murder of… Link: Cops release men without charge

State sued over PBR pass

Source: Newsday A maxi taxi operator and his son have permission from a High Court judge to challenge the Ministry of Works and Transport’s decision to seize… Link: State sued over PBR pass

Guyana Jaguars top 4-Day standings after three rounds

Source: iNews Guyana After a six wicket win against Barbados Pride, Guyana Jaguars are the leading team after three rounds with 58.4 points in the 2018-2019 Cricket West… Link: Guyana Jaguars top 4-Day standings after three rounds

Successful year for islands riders

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermudas show jumpers have secured first place in their regional division after a successful 2018 on the international stage. As well as being top of… Link: Successful year for islands riders

Another ‘Trini’ captured fighting for ISIS

Source: iNews Guyana (Trinidad Guardian) One of the men who ap­peared in an ISIS video speak­ing about life in Trinidad and To­ba­go has been cap­tured fight­ing with ISIS in… Link: Another ‘Trini’ captured fighting for ISIS

Transport Authority issue statement on PSV strike

Source: Nation Newspaper The Following statement was issued by the transport authority. In a statement issued this morning on the strike action by some PSV owners and drivers.Chairman… Link: Transport Authority issue statement on PSV strike

A Poem for Helen

Source: The Voice NEXT month, in which we celebrate our country’s 40th Anniversary of Independence, will soon be here. In fact, activities are … The post A Poem… Link: A Poem for Helen

Beach chair rental ‘pops up’ at Boggy Sand

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): West Bay residents have taken to social media demanding answers about the latest ‘pop-up’ beach chair and umbrella rental business that has appeared on… Link: Beach chair rental ‘pops up’ at Boggy Sand

St. Paul’s shooting injures three

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Three individuals are currently nursing gunshot wounds after they were shot in the leg in an alleged drive by incident last… Link: St. Paul’s shooting injures three

That No-Confidence motion

Source: Barbados Today From time to time, the no-confidence motion crops up, providing an opportunity for the parliamentary opposition to criticize governmental action without the slightest opportunity to… Link: That No-Confidence motion

Man shot from bike in Denham Town

Source: Jamaica Star A Water Lane, Kingston, resident was shot from a motorcycle after he and colleague ventured into a section of Denham Town on Monday night. The… Link: Man shot from bike in Denham Town

Burke’s case for NIS, health insurance

Source: Barbados Today Veteran calypsonian Smokey Burke is urging local entertainers to contribute to National Insurance Scheme (NIS) and apply for health insurance. The ailing entertainer is recovering… Link: Burke’s case for NIS, health insurance

Drie jaar celstraf geëist tegen verdachte

Source: Suriname Times PARAMARIBO – Tegen Merrel K werd gisteren drie jaar gevangenisstraf geëist voor poging tot diefstal middels braak en diefstal middels geweld. Officier van justitie Nirmala… Link: Drie jaar celstraf geëist tegen verdachte

‘Dál bhát’ opgepakt voor diefstal doksen

Source: Suriname Times PARAMARIBO – De politie van Jarikaba heeft een man die bekendstaat als Dál bhát in de kraag gevat voor diefstal. Hij zou doksen hebben weggenomen… Link: ‘Dál bhát’ opgepakt voor diefstal doksen

PSV operators stage protest in Eagle Hall

Source: Nation Newspaper Several frustrated drivers and conductors have parked their minivans at Eagle Hall, St Michael and are standing on the sidewalks. This is where they are… Link: PSV operators stage protest in Eagle Hall

Mystery illness cripples siblings

Source: Jamaica Star The case of siblings Sherrian and Courtney Irving has puzzled the residents of Salt Spring in St James. Sherrian 25, and Courtney, 24, were both… Link: Mystery illness cripples siblings

Christ Church woman missing

Source: Barbados Today Police are seeking the public’s help in finding 34-year-old Mary Oxley, of No. 13 Church Hill, Christ Church. She was last seen by her parents… Link: Christ Church woman missing

Document trying times, writers told

Source: Barbados Today Barbadians now stand a good chance of having the trials and tribulations experienced during this period of economic adjustment documented because the island’s writers were… Link: Document trying times, writers told

Woman thanks stranger who saved her life

Source: Jamaica Star In 2014, as persons stood watching a woman die after being involved in a motor vehicle crash along the New Forrest main road in Manchester,… Link: Woman thanks stranger who saved her life

St James mourns beloved son, Walt Crooks

Source: Jamaica Star The parish of St James has been plunged into mourning since the death of one of its favourite sons, Walt Crooks.Crooks, 69, a Cornwall College… Link: St James mourns beloved son, Walt Crooks

Armed bandits invade home of NA woman in robbery

Source: iNews Guyana With crimes in Berbice on the rise and the Police acknowledging that more of their presence within the county in needed as an immediate measure… Link: Armed bandits invade home of NA woman in robbery

Commuters experiencing delays amid psv strike

Source: Barbados Today Commuters were this morning experiencing difficulties in Speightstown as some public service vehicle (PSV) operators go on strike on the first day of the new… Link: Commuters experiencing delays amid psv strike

Come what may, she’s doing it her way!

Source: The Voice AFTER surviving a No Confidence vote triggered by members of her Conservative Party just before Christmas, UK Prime Minister Theresa … The post Come what… Link: Come what may, she’s doing it her way!

Essequibo women arrested following cocaine bust

Source: iNews Guyana A 28-year-old female from Danielstown, Essequibo Coast was on Monday reportedly found with over 23 grams of cocaine in her home. According to information reaching… Link: Essequibo women arrested following cocaine bust

Anderson: Why Single Out LGBTQ Community?

Source: Bernews After Minister Caines challenged “churches, community clubs, fraternities, sororities, the LGBTQ community, and most importantly family,” to “step up and be part of the solution”… Link: Anderson: Why Single Out LGBTQ Community?

PSV operations come to a screeching haul

Source: Nation Newspaper Some Public Service Vehicle (PSV) operators are on strike. Preliminary reports indicate it stems from issues affecting the sector. An emergency meeting was called last… Link: PSV operations come to a screeching haul

Thompson determined to shatter Bells record

Source: The Royal Gazette Donavan Thompson has set his sights on breaking Coolridge Bells 40-year-old top-flight goalscoring record. The X-Roads striker kicked off the new year in the same… Link: Thompson determined to shatter Bells record

Everest Re Group CEO to retire

Source: The Royal Gazette Everest Re Group Ltds president and chief executive officer, Dominic Addesso, will retire at the end of the year. As a result, the companys board… Link: Everest Re Group CEO to retire

Goslings and former CFO resolve litigation

Source: The Royal Gazette Rum maker Goslings and its former chief financial officer, Trudie Ottolini, have agreed to resolve litigation between them on amicable terms. Goslings Ltd and Goslings… Link: Goslings and former CFO resolve litigation

Bermudas EU advisers paid 135,000 in 2018

Source: The Royal Gazette Te Government spent more than 135,000 on specialists to help navigate the European Unions demands for economic substance rules and Brexit-related matters. Legal and advisory… Link: Bermudas EU advisers paid 135,000 in 2018

Some US services here affected by shutdown

Source: The Royal Gazette The US Consulate has been hit by a partial US government shutdown, but US Customs pre-clearance at the airport had not been affected. Constance Dierman,… Link: Some US services here affected by shutdown

EYEWITNESS: Where angels fear to tread…

Source: iNews Guyana …Jordan rushes in Your Eyewitness wouldn’t be so het up if Finance Minister Winston Jordan wanted to play Russian Roulette…Hey! Maybe he gets off with… Link: EYEWITNESS: Where angels fear to tread…

New Partnership For Students To Study Overseas

Source: Bernews A new partnership between Future Leaders Bermuda and a global boarding school will see a number of Bermudian middle and high school students travel abroad… Link: New Partnership For Students To Study Overseas

Entrepreneur Upbeat About Gay Club In Barbados

Source: St. Lucia Times Barbados entrepreneur, Charles ‘Charlie Spice’ Lewis has reported an overwhelmingly positive response to a club for members of the LGBT community that has been advertised… Link: Entrepreneur Upbeat About Gay Club In Barbados

Missing:Mary Oxley

Source: Nation Newspaper The police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 34-year-old Mary Oxley of #13 Church Hill, Church Hill Christ Church. Police say Oxley left the… Link: Missing:Mary Oxley

8 Jan Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 8 Jan Tue 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS An upper level trough over the western Caribbean will continue to support isolated showers over the Cayman… Link: 8 Jan Weather in Cayman

Results: BNA Senior League Make Up Matches

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Netball Association hosted a makeup triple-header at the Bernard Park which produced 217 goals on the night. In the opener the Phoenix Heat… Link: Results: BNA Senior League Make Up Matches

Video: January 8th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Source: Bernews In extremely tragic news the police confirmed the death of a 15-year-old girl, Albert Benchimol elected new ABIR chair, Clarien Bank announced 126% increase in net profits, Bermudians urged… Link: Video: January 8th Bernews Morning Newsflash

US Driver Pleads Guilty To Six Murders

Source: St. Lucia Times An Uber driver accused of killing six people at random in a shooting spree in the US state of Michigan in 2016 has pleaded guilty… Link: US Driver Pleads Guilty To Six Murders

St. Luke AME To Host Seaman’s Church Service

Source: Bernews St. Luke A.M.E. Church will be holding their their 36th Annual Seaman’s Church Service on Sunday 13th January at their Lighthouse Hill Road location in St. David’s at… Link: St. Luke AME To Host Seaman’s Church Service

Opposition Members of Parliament under surveillance – PPP

Source: Guyana Times …says Special Branch ranks stationed outside Freedom House …condemns political interference in Charrandas bribery allegations probe The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Monday condemned the… Link: Opposition Members of Parliament under surveillance – PPP

Bandits storm NA market vendor’s home

Source: Guyana Times A New Amsterdam, Berbice market vendor was on Sunday night robbed at gunpoint by five bandits who entered her Glasgow New Housing Scheme, New Amsterdam… Link: Bandits storm NA market vendor’s home

Emerging from the troubles

Source: Guyana Chronicle Dear Editor, THE ‘Troubles’ is the name given by President David Granger to security-related events that occurred during the decade, approximately between 2000 and 2010,… Link: Emerging from the troubles

The flip flop of a reconditioned politician

Source: Guyana Chronicle …will the real Ralph Ramkarran please stand up Dear Editor, ATTORNEY and former PPP Speaker of the National Assembly, Ralph Ramkarran, dominated PPP politics for… Link: The flip flop of a reconditioned politician

Odeen had clean hands, a cool head and a warm heart

Source: Guyana Chronicle Dear Editor, I LEARNT with much grief about the death of retired diplomat Dr. Odeen Ishmael of Britannia/ Chester, West Coast Berbice (WCB). Although I… Link: Odeen had clean hands, a cool head and a warm heart

Campbell pulls out of new party

Source: Guyana Chronicle …cites political polarisation, dual citizenship of members POPULAR business man Terrence Campbell has withdrawn his support from the newly-formed political party ‘A New and United… Link: Campbell pulls out of new party

Petty-mindedness, spite, and vindictiveness

Source: Guyana Chronicle Dear Editor, IT IS quite clear that the contents of Attorney-at-law, Oscar Ramjeet’s letter to the Editor in the January 04, 2019 Kaieteur News edition… Link: Petty-mindedness, spite, and vindictiveness

Fete Rat mas comes to town

Source: Newsday GARY CARDINEZ AFTER eight years, the Fete Rat brand has blossomed from the annual Point Fortin Borough Day J’Ouvert celebrations into Carnival 2019. The band… Link: Fete Rat mas comes to town

Security measures will remain after SOEs – Chang

Source: Jamaica Gleaner WESTERN BUREAU:Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang is reassuring Jamaicans that the presence of the security forces will remain in troubled communities after the… Link: Security measures will remain after SOEs – Chang

Daniel Dawes selected as new CEO of USF

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Daniel Dawes was yesterday announced as the new chief executive (CEO) officer of the Universal Service Fund (USF). The appointment took effect January 2.A press… Link: Daniel Dawes selected as new CEO of USF

Jagdeo wants to join Charrandass Persaud litigation

Source: Kaieteur News Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has applied to the High Court to be a party to the proceedings filed by a private citizen, Compton Reid, against… Link: Jagdeo wants to join Charrandass Persaud litigation

A Low-Flying Suspect Plane in Dangriga

Source: Channel 5 Belize Chester Williams Even as police remain vigilant on the illegal landing of drug planes across the country, on Saturday night, there were several reports from… Link: A Low-Flying Suspect Plane in Dangriga

14 Honduran Nationals in the West; is it Human Trafficking?

Source: Channel 5 Belize Joseph Myvett Sometime around eight on Friday night, San Ignacio Police was on mobile patrol when they came across a vehicle carrying fourteen Honduran women.… Link: 14 Honduran Nationals in the West; is it Human Trafficking?

Poll on the I.C.J.: ‘NO’ Vote Increasing

Source: Channel 5 Belize From crime to the International Court of Justice….The I.C.J. referendum to be conducted on April tenth is now knocking at the front door. It is… Link: Poll on the I.C.J.: ‘NO’ Vote Increasing

Doppers for Saba to reduce single-use plastic bottles

Source: Saba News The Public Entity Saba intends to drastically reduce single-use plastics through several actions. The new water bottling plant, the reusable large water containers with dispensers,… Link: Doppers for Saba to reduce single-use plastic bottles

State Secretary Knops updated on Saba airport project

Source: Saba News Upon his arrival in Saba on Monday, January 7, Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops received an update on the… Link: State Secretary Knops updated on Saba airport project

Talks end in stalemate

Source: Nation Newspaper EVEN AFTER nearly two hours of negotiations yesterday, the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) and the Barbados Agricultural Management Company (BAMC) still have not decided how… Link: Talks end in stalemate

Mapp Vetoes ‘Dig Once’ Legislation

Source: St. John Source Workers for viNGN contractor All Rounder/Trans-Tel Central install fiber optic cable in 2013. Over the weekend, outgoing Gov. Kenneth Mapp vetoed the contentious “Dig Once”… Link: Mapp Vetoes ‘Dig Once’ Legislation

Dented Pride

Source: Barbados Today Guyana Jaguars defeated Barbados Pride by six wickets to win their third-round encounter in the Cricket West Indies Regional Four-Day Championships at Kensington Oval today.… Link: Dented Pride

BARP in a bind

Source: Nation Newspaper MEMBERS OF THE Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) enrolled in the health insurance plan are wondering whether they may have to dig deeper in… Link: BARP in a bind

Transitioning to Non-Destructive Fishing Methods

Source: Channel 5 Belize But how did it get to this point? In the past, we have reported on OCEANA, the Fisheries Department and other conservation groups advocating for… Link: Transitioning to Non-Destructive Fishing Methods

Canadian company courts Govt

Source: Barbados Today As Government continues to seek out ways to improve efficiencies in the public service through greater use of technology, a Toronto-based firm is making a… Link: Canadian company courts Govt

Ministry makes decision on drugs

Source: Barbados Today The Ministry of Health and Wellness today said that recent analytical results from the Medicines Quality Control and Surveillance Department (formerly CARPHA laboratory) has indicated… Link: Ministry makes decision on drugs

PSVs may strike today

Source: Nation Newspaper WITH THE NEW SCHOOL TERM in full swing today, there was uncertainty last night over whether thousands of students and workers would be left stranded… Link: PSVs may strike today

Lewis upbeat about gay club

Source: Barbados Today The man behind a new venture being advertised on social media over the last few days as a club catering to members of the LGBT… Link: Lewis upbeat about gay club

Second Straight for St Andrew Lions

Source: Nation Newspaper ZONE 2 bottom club Scotty’s Car Rentals St Andrew Lions claimed their second win on the spin with a 3-1 defeat of Claytons Kola Tonic… Link: Second Straight for St Andrew Lions

Guatemala Withdraws From CICIG

Source: Channel 5 Belize Guatemala is pulling out of the U.N. International Commission Against Impunity, known as CICIG. The announcement was made today by Guatemala’s Foreign Minister Sandra Jovel… Link: Guatemala Withdraws From CICIG

Exploited

Source: Barbados Today A group of stranded Haitians has not only run out of money, and is appealing for assistance with funds to purchase tickets to return to… Link: Exploited

Pride takes a fall

Source: Nation Newspaper BARBADOS PRIDE’S first-class cricketers were hurt and humbled by one of their sons of the soil at Kensington Oval yesterday.   All-rounder Raymon Reifer shamed his… Link: Pride takes a fall

Playa Del Carmen, a Hotbed for Narco-Traffickers

Source: Channel 5 Belize Playa Del Carmen is a choice tourist destination for Belizeans and many other visitors who travel there for sun, beach, and cuisine. But the once… Link: Playa Del Carmen, a Hotbed for Narco-Traffickers

James Adderley: the Weekend in Sports

Source: Channel 5 Belize Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend sporting activities….] Link: James Adderley: the Weekend in Sports

T&T Woman Confesses To Fake Rape Claim

Source: St. Lucia Times A Trinidad and Tobago woman was charged with wasteful employment of the police after making a fake rape claim, local reports say. The Daily Express… Link: T&T Woman Confesses To Fake Rape Claim

Conservation council re-formed after hiatus

Source: Cayman Compass The National Conservation Council has been reappointed, with McFarlane Connolly as chairman, and is scheduled to meet shortly. The council has been effectively out of… Link: Conservation council re-formed after hiatus

Opposition to open debate on policy platform

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller has said the new alliance that he and his team will be working on this year is about attracting “independent… Link: Opposition to open debate on policy platform

Everest Re CEO Plans To Retire At End Of 2019

Source: Bernews The Board of Directors of Everest Re Group Ltd. said they have been informed by their President and Chief Executive Officer, Dominic J. Addesso, that “he… Link: Everest Re CEO Plans To Retire At End Of 2019

Mayho claims top honours

Source: The Royal Gazette Fat Tire Massive cyclists were handed a fresh challenge as the redesigned Admiralty House Park course tested competitors power and skill to the limit. In… Link: Mayho claims top honours

30 Minute Video: January 7 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: January 7 ZBM Evening News

Butterfield up 1 in New York

Source: The Royal Gazette A total of 9,000 shares of Ascendant Group were traded on The Royal GazetteBSX Index, but with no change to the closing price of 16.… Link: Butterfield up 1 in New York

GREAT Graduation Ceremony At Prospect Primary

Source: Bernews “Engaging with our young people at an early stage about the dangers of gangs, guns and violence is critical,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines… Link: GREAT Graduation Ceremony At Prospect Primary

OECD reps appear to give thumbs up to Cayman

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Government has revealed that two high-ranking representatives from the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration were in the Cayman Islands last week, and… Link: OECD reps appear to give thumbs up to Cayman

Weather Forecast For Tuesday January 8

Source: Bernews Tuesday, January 8 is expected to be cloudy skies, with the high to be near 17°C/62°F and the low to be near 15°C/59°F according to… Link: Weather Forecast For Tuesday January 8

Police charge four suspects over break-ins

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Three men and one woman were charged with a variety of dishonesty offences over the last few days after police rounded up suspects in… Link: Police charge four suspects over break-ins

Official Govt & Legal Notices For Jan 7th 2018

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [Jan 7] include notice of PATI Contracts valued at $50,000 or more. Pension Commission Pati Contracts Notice… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For Jan 7th 2018

Nutrition Assistance is Different in Puerto Rico

Source: Puerto Rico Report The federal nutrition assistance program operating in states – the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – is an entitlement program that can expand to accommodate changing needs.  Individuals… Link: Nutrition Assistance is Different in Puerto Rico

GA-FDD issues warning over “fake” drug on local market

Source: iNews Guyana The Government Analyst –Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) has issued a public warning and recall about the circulation of a “fake/Counterfeit Brand of Daflon (micronized… Link: GA-FDD issues warning over “fake” drug on local market

Castries North Youth Get Table Tennis Equipment

Source: St. Lucia Times The Taiwanese Embassy here has made a donation of table tennis equipment to the youth of Castries North. The donation was made on Friday to… Link: Castries North Youth Get Table Tennis Equipment

Accused in murder of GDF lieutenant remanded

Source: iNews Guyana The accused in the Philippe murder of  Guyana Defense Force (GDF) lieutenant Mark Bagot was on Monday remanded to prison when he appeared at the… Link: Accused in murder of GDF lieutenant remanded

Kamla: No MP de-selected

Source: Newsday THE United National Congress (UNC) is not arbitrarily choosing election candidates, Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar said in a statement yesterday. She stoutly denied media reports… Link: Kamla: No MP de-selected

Minister Dames Lauds Work of RBPF

Source: Bahamas Weekly Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin H. Dames, applauded the members of the Royal Bahamas Police Force and the work of the body as… Link: Minister Dames Lauds Work of RBPF

RBPF Uniformed Branches March to Annual Church Service

Source: Bahamas Weekly Representatives of various Uniformed Branches of Government, joined with members of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, on January 6, 2019, as they marched from the… Link: RBPF Uniformed Branches March to Annual Church Service

RBPF Recognizes Fallen Comrades

Source: Bahamas Weekly Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson, QPM, joined fellow members of the Royal Bahamas Police Force in recognizing fellow officers who died, during a ceremony in… Link: RBPF Recognizes Fallen Comrades

RBPF Holds New Year's Boil

Source: Bahamas Weekly Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson and his senior officers held the traditional Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) New Year’s Boil at the Paul Farquharson Conference… Link: RBPF Holds New Year's Boil

Methodist Minister Urges Trust In God, Not Pastors

Source: St. Lucia Times Superintendent Minister of the Methodist Church here, Seth Ampadu, has declared in an interview that people should put their trust in God and not Pastors.… Link: Methodist Minister Urges Trust In God, Not Pastors

Othman and Bobb qualify for Carifta

Source: The Royal Gazette Amelia Othman and Caitlyn Bobb met the Carifta Games qualifying standard with months to spare competing on opposite sides of the Atlantic at the weekend.… Link: Othman and Bobb qualify for Carifta

Teen found dead at Hamilton Parish home

Source: The Royal Gazette A 15-year-old girl was pronounced dead this afternoon after police found her unresponsive at a residence in My Lords Bay Road, Hamilton Parish. A police… Link: Teen found dead at Hamilton Parish home

Tourism Minister: Sandals still on

Source: Newsday TOURISM Minister Randall Mitchell yesterday put an end to speculation that the Government has chucked in the towel on its proposal to build a 700-room… Link: Tourism Minister: Sandals still on

Clarien profits surge to 7.3m

Source: The Royal Gazette Clarien Bank Ltd announced a net profit of 7. 3 million for the first nine months of last year. In a statement the bank said… Link: Clarien profits surge to 7.3m

What Type of Dementia Can a Stroke Cause?

Source: The St. Lucia Star The after effects of strokes are plentiful including brain damage, and can cause irreversible dementia. Vascular dementia (VaD), more formally known as vascular cognitive impairment… Link: What Type of Dementia Can a Stroke Cause?

FORMER OWNERS OF CAP JULUCA PRAISE BELMOND LTD

Source: The Anguillian     Mr. & Mrs. Hickox with daughter and son-in-lawand Mr. Tiago Sarmento (centre) Mr. Charles and Linda Hickox, who formerly owned Cap Juluca, have… Link: FORMER OWNERS OF CAP JULUCA PRAISE BELMOND LTD

RAPF REPORT: Police Investigate Sudden Deaths

Source: The Anguillian     The Royal Anguilla Police Force reports that at 9:50 pm on Sunday 30th December, 2018 police responded to a call from a residence… Link: RAPF REPORT: Police Investigate Sudden Deaths

EDITORIAL: THE UNKNOWN WAY

Source: The Anguillian     Every New Year many people become very philosophical in their sentiments about the uncertainty of the next twelve months, and what that period… Link: EDITORIAL: THE UNKNOWN WAY

Airport details to remain under wraps

Source: The Royal Gazette Information commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez has upheld a decision by the Government to withhold records relating to the multimillion dollar airport redevelopment. The Ministry of Finance… Link: Airport details to remain under wraps

Two Athletes Meet 2019 Carifta Games Standard

Source: Bernews Two athletes — Amelia Othman and Caitlyn Bobb – have met the standard for the 2019 Carifta Games, the Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] has confirmed. BNAA President… Link: Two Athletes Meet 2019 Carifta Games Standard

ANGUILLA GREAT HOUSE OFF TO A GOOD RESTART

Source: The Anguillian     The locally-owned Anguilla Great House, which lost its galvanize roofing to Hurricane Irma in September 2017, is off to a good restart. Three… Link: ANGUILLA GREAT HOUSE OFF TO A GOOD RESTART

TAIDAZE CHARITY GIVES BACK TO SENIOR CITIZENS

Source: The Anguillian     Members of Taizdaze Charity spent the last Saturday in 2018 visiting elders at the four senior citizen homes on island. Each home was… Link: TAIDAZE CHARITY GIVES BACK TO SENIOR CITIZENS

POSITIVE LIVING – LET NOT YOUR HEART BE TROUBLED!

Source: The Anguillian     “Let not your heart be troubled!” Have you heard those words lately? Under what circumstances do people usually hear them? Do those words,… Link: POSITIVE LIVING – LET NOT YOUR HEART BE TROUBLED!

ANGELA SANTOMERO VISITS ANGUILLA PUBLIC LIBRARY

Source: The Anguillian     With regard to her work in children’s literacy programs, writer and television producer, Angela C. Santomero visited the Anguilla Public library on Thursday… Link: ANGELA SANTOMERO VISITS ANGUILLA PUBLIC LIBRARY

Albert Benchimol Elected New ABIR Chair

Source: Bernews The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] today [Jan 7] announced its biennial election of new officers for 2019–20. New ABIR officers elected at… Link: Albert Benchimol Elected New ABIR Chair

BSX Releases 2018 Year End Review Report

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] reported today [Jan 7] that BSX’s continued support of the global Insurance Linked Securities asset class resulted in a record… Link: BSX Releases 2018 Year End Review Report

Police investigates Sunday morning fire

Source: The New Today An abandoned building on Simmons Street in St. George’s that once belonged to the island’s former Attorney General, Derek Knight has been destroyed by fire… Link: Police investigates Sunday morning fire

IS GFA OWING OVER EC$200,000 IN LEGAL FEES?

Source: The New Today Roderick “Rado” Griffith – finally gets his day in court The Grenada Football Association (GFA) may owe over $200, 000, in legal fees to a… Link: IS GFA OWING OVER EC0,000 IN LEGAL FEES?

INVESTIGATION LAUNCHED INTO MISUSE OF SOLID WASTE FUNDS

Source: The New Today Dr Bert Brathwaite – promised an investigation into the credit card allegation Yet another state-owned body under the ruling New National Party (NNP) government of… Link: INVESTIGATION LAUNCHED INTO MISUSE OF SOLID WASTE FUNDS

ONLY 14 CASES COMPLETED IN OCTOBER ASSIZES

Source: The New Today It was a slow grind for the October 2018 Criminal Assizes which closed in December with only 14 cases completed out of the more than… Link: ONLY 14 CASES COMPLETED IN OCTOBER ASSIZES

Shooting incident on the weekend

Source: The New Today The Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the wounding of a forty-six year old man as a result of a… Link: Shooting incident on the weekend

Is a Lesbian Lifestyle Alright With God?

Source: The New Today A man said: “I cannot stand to see two men kissing intimately! But two women kissing intimately is alright with me. That doesn’t look too… Link: Is a Lesbian Lifestyle Alright With God?

ALBA-TCP summit begins in Havana

Source: The New Today Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other leaders were in Cuba to attend the Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our America (ALBA).… Link: ALBA-TCP summit begins in Havana

The Solid Waste investigation!!!

Source: The New Today Another state-run entity is now the subject of alleged wrongdoing. THE NEW TODAY can inform the nation that it has officially written to the Chairman… Link: The Solid Waste investigation!!!

New French Chef at Secret Harbour

Source: The New Today The owners of the Secret Harbour Boutique Hotel Restaurant & Marina, have hired a famed French Master Chef in an effort to refine its presentation… Link: New French Chef at Secret Harbour

CMO Director Retires, New Chief Onboard

Source: The St. Lucia Star New Caribbean Meterological Organization director, Arlene Laing (left), with the immediate past director, Tyrone Sutherland. The CARICOM Secretariat announced the retirement at the end of… Link: CMO Director Retires, New Chief Onboard

7 Basiks satisfies vegan crave

Source: Jamaica Star More persons are opting to go vegan. Just ask Tunde Oladele, the production manager of 7 Basiks and More Restaurant. Oladele will readily tell you… Link: 7 Basiks satisfies vegan crave

Men arrested with gun, narcotics in Cuyuni River

Source: Guyana Chronicle On Sunday , police ranks on duty at Waiamu landing in the Cuyuni River observed two males under a shop acting in suspicious manner. One… Link: Men arrested with gun, narcotics in Cuyuni River

Skeletal remains found aback Kuru Kururu

Source: Guyana Chronicle The skeletal remains of a man was discovered aback Kuru Kururu village on the Soesdyke-Linden Highway on Sunday and relatives of missing man Trevor Chung… Link: Skeletal remains found aback Kuru Kururu

White Mountains Minority Investment In Noblr

Source: Bernews Bermuda-domiciled White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. [WTM] announced today [Jan 7] that it has acquired a minority equity stake in Noblr, Inc .Noblr is a… Link: White Mountains Minority Investment In Noblr

C.H. REEVES READY FOR CLASSES

Source: Jones Bahamas Education Minister Jeffrey Lloyd assured  yesterday that the facilities at the C.H. Reeves Junior High School  are  ready for classes this morning.  Last week, the… Link: C.H. REEVES READY FOR CLASSES

BPSU Unaware Of Post Office Delay

Source: Jones Bahamas The  President  of The Bahamas Public Services Union, Kimsley  Ferguson says his union does not  think the government is addressing the matter  of relocating  the… Link: BPSU Unaware Of Post Office Delay

MOE ADVANCES TECHNOLOGICAL REVOLUTION

Source: Jones Bahamas The country’s educational system is expecting to see some major technological changes this year as the Ministry of Education yesterday joined forces with Cable Bahamas… Link: MOE ADVANCES TECHNOLOGICAL REVOLUTION

Minister Confident Union Disputes Will Be Settled

Source: Jones Bahamas Last year unions in the country made their voices known, as many of them threatened industrial action and applied for strike certificates due to various… Link: Minister Confident Union Disputes Will Be Settled

Police destroy over 1275 kg ganja plants

Source: Guyana Times Ranks of E Division (Interior Locations) on Saturday destroyed over 2000 cannabis plants among other items at Mille Hide Out, Upper Demerara River. Based on… Link: Police destroy over 1275 kg ganja plants

“Sharky” nabbed after robbing wash bay operator

Source: Guyana Times Police in A Division (Georgetown and East Bank Demerara) have arrested an East Bank Demerara (EBD) resident moments after he, along with another person, robbed… Link: “Sharky” nabbed after robbing wash bay operator

Skeletal remains of missing man found at Kuru Kururu

Source: Guyana Times The skeletal remains of a missing man were found on Sunday along a pathway leading to the Kuru Kururu Backlands, Linden- Soesdyke Highway. A pair… Link: Skeletal remains of missing man found at Kuru Kururu

Embrace fact-checking, self-regulation

Source: Guyana Chronicle – President urges journalists at annual media brunch PRESIDENT David Granger has urged media practitioners to embrace fact-checking, self-regulation and respect for social cohesion during… Link: Embrace fact-checking, self-regulation

Cops capture wash bay robber

Source: Guyana Chronicle COPS have arrested one of two suspects who robbed a wash bay operator of his jewellery and a sum of cash at gunpoint at Lot… Link: Cops capture wash bay robber

‘We got to be disciplined’

Source: Guyana Chronicle – minibus drivers welcome code of conduct – say regulations necessary for standards, order LAST Friday the Ministry of Business released an advertisement on their… Link: ‘We got to be disciplined’

Bartender arrested for stealing baby

Source: Jamaica Gleaner WESTERN BUREAU:A 26-year-old female bartender and her common-law husband were taken into custody by the police in Montego Bay, St James, yesterday after a three-week-old… Link: Bartender arrested for stealing baby

Plastics ban ‘way to go’

Source: Nation Newspaper THE DAYS OF STYROFOAM, single use plastics, even plastic straws are numbered, as the ban on them looms in about three months.  And while Ann… Link: Plastics ban ‘way to go’

Call to help Haitians

Source: Nation Newspaper SOME OF THE STRANDED Haitians have found places to live, while one is set to return home on Wednesday. The nine men were staying at… Link: Call to help Haitians

PSV clash

Source: Nation Newspaper AS THE NEWEST BODY in the public transport sector prepares to meet with the Transport Authority today, the war of words between the organisations representing… Link: PSV clash

King falls short in Orlando final

Source: Nation Newspaper BETTER LUCK next time. That next ATP Challenger title continues to elude Darian King, as Barbados’ best ever tennis player missed out on winning yet… Link: King falls short in Orlando final

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