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March 13, 2019

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CROCUS BAY GAZEBO: “A MUST SEE FOR TOURISTS”

Source: The Anguillian     L-R Harris Richardson, Valarie Hodge, Horace Brooks,Gloria Kelsick & Ralph Hodge Following a preview in The Anguillian newspaper, several weeks ago, the unique… Link: CROCUS BAY GAZEBO: “A MUST SEE FOR TOURISTS”

Government has no vision – Jagdeo tells Babu Jaan

Source: Guyana Times Cheddi Jagan’s 22nd death anniversary The current Administration, which was given a three-month lease of life following the successful passage of the no-confidence resolution in… Link: Government has no vision – Jagdeo tells Babu Jaan

Government has no vision – Jagdeo tells Babu Jaan

Source: iNews Guyana The current Administration, which was given a three-month lease of life following the successful passage of the no-confidence resolution in the National Assembly on December… Link: Government has no vision – Jagdeo tells Babu Jaan

Nigela Releases Soca Gospel Hit

Source: The Voice THE St. Lucia Independence Committee along with Mrs. Shirleyann Cyril Mayers, will be hosting a gospel Independence concert on Saturday, … The post Nigela Releases… Link: Nigela Releases Soca Gospel Hit

2019 KPMG Round The Grounds Race Results

Source: Bernews The 2019 KPMG Round the Grounds Race took place at the Botanical Gardens this weekend. Jauza James won the Boys and Girls 13-18 Years Old… Link: 2019 KPMG Round The Grounds Race Results

Editorial: SELFIE SOCIETY

Source: The Anguillian     In today’s world it is hard to determine what is real and what is not. We are bombarded by images on television and… Link: Editorial: SELFIE SOCIETY

UK OCT’s Intervention, March 1, 2019

Source: The Anguillian     Chief Minister Victor Banks The following is the text of an address delivered by Anguilla’s, Chief Minister, Mr. Victor Banks in Tahiti, French… Link: UK OCT’s Intervention, March 1, 2019

EDUCATION OFFICER TO LEAD CHILD PROGRAMME IN ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian     Mrs. Susan Smith Education Officer, Mrs. Susan Smith, who has responsibility for Preschools and Primary Schools in Anguilla, is being given some additional… Link: EDUCATION OFFICER TO LEAD CHILD PROGRAMME IN ANGUILLA

DDL Group records $2.3B increase in profit for 2018

Source: iNews Guyana Local beverage giant, Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) Group, recorded its highest ever revenue last year, pegged at $21.862 billion. In a statement on Sunday, the… Link: DDL Group records .3B increase in profit for 2018

Video: Press Conference On New Bus Schedule

Source: Bernews [Updated] Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva, BIU President Chris Furbert and DPT officials are holding a press conference this morning [March 11] on… Link: Video: Press Conference On New Bus Schedule

Tevin Andrews: What is Grenada’s debt to China?

Source: The New Today Tevin Andrews, who called on the Keith Mitchell government to reveal country’s debt to China The Keith Mitchell-led government in St. George’s is being called… Link: Tevin Andrews: What is Grenada’s debt to China?

Football colonialism in the Caribbean Football Union Region?

Source: The New Today BY MARCIA  BRAVEBOY For too long FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) has been the beginning and end of football jurisprudence in the smaller Caribbean… Link: Football colonialism in the Caribbean Football Union Region?

We Are ‘Uniquely Rooted’

Source: The New Today In April 2011, Colin Dowe, then Chairman of the newly formed Spicemas Corporation announced that year’s Carnival theme as: “Uniquely rooted in our rich ancestral… Link: We Are ‘Uniquely Rooted’

The Revolution: Legacy and Footprints

Source: The New Today Before we address the legacy and footprints of the Revolution, there is a story to be told. The old admonition that, “after joy cometh sorrow”… Link: The Revolution: Legacy and Footprints

Former national tennis player expresses concern

Source: The New Today “I want to see people who have tennis at their heart get involved for the development of not just themselves or their children but for… Link: Former national tennis player expresses concern

The Devon Smith Players Pavilion

Source: The New Today The main players pavilion at the Grenada National Cricket Stadium was last week Wednesday named in honour of Devon Smith, in recognition for his many… Link: The Devon Smith Players Pavilion

A proud moment!!!

Source: The New Today It was a well deserved and historic victory last Friday night for Mr. Killa in the International Power Soca competition in Trinidad & Tobago. It… Link: A proud moment!!!

Congrats from all around!!!!

Source: The New Today Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Mitchell has led Grenadians in congratulating Gouyave resident, Mr. Killa for his tremendous feat in becoming the first Trinidad non-national to… Link: Congrats from all around!!!!

Badly injured cop sues RCIPS bosses

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A police officer who sustained a fractured skull while on duty and who is still struggling with a catalog of mental and physical health… Link: Badly injured cop sues RCIPS bosses

IWD Photo Shoot Celebrates Bermudian Women

Source: Bernews [Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Seven incredible, strong, creative, fierce women came together for a photo shoot with one common goal – showing that collaboration… Link: IWD Photo Shoot Celebrates Bermudian Women

Fifth Anniversary Of Sargasso Sea Declaration

Source: Bernews This week, the Sargasso Sea Commission returns to Bermuda to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Hamilton Declaration on Collaboration for the… Link: Fifth Anniversary Of Sargasso Sea Declaration

11 Mar Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 11 Mar Mon 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light to moderate easterly winds and seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24… Link: 11 Mar Weather in Cayman

Sickly 69-y-o seeks help

Source: Jamaica Star Uraline Smikley is battling a respiratory condition and is unable to breathe properly without the aid of a nebulizer. When THE STAR visited her last… Link: Sickly 69-y-o seeks help

Cops trying to find child in lewd video

Source: Jamaica Star The Child Protection and Family Service Agency (CPFSA) is urging persons to desist from sharing a video of a little girl giving graphic details of… Link: Cops trying to find child in lewd video

Twin girls to be buried on Sunday

Source: Jamaica Star The twin girls who perished in a fire on January 31, after their home that is located off Grants Pen Avenue was burnt to the… Link: Twin girls to be buried on Sunday

Youngster builds studio in Clarendon

Source: Jamaica Star Dannareo Fearon from Mineral Heights in Clarendon describes himself as a lover of music. The 23-year old said that he started playing his first instrument… Link: Youngster builds studio in Clarendon

Cutlass-wielding man killed by Police

Source: Guyana Times Mere hours after a security officer was shot thrice by police ranks during a cutlass attack, he succumbed to his injuries while receiving medical attention… Link: Cutlass-wielding man killed by Police

Chamber of Commerce aims for direct Colombia airlift

Source: Saba News The Chamber of Commerce of St. Eustatius and Saba wants to actively assist in setting up a direct airline service between Colombia and St. Eustatius,… Link: Chamber of Commerce aims for direct Colombia airlift

DDL registers after-tax profit of $3.2b for 2018, up 26%

Source: Stabroek News Beverage firm, Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) says it recorded its highest revenue ever last year with total revenue for 2018 pegged at $21.862 billion and… Link: DDL registers after-tax profit of .2b for 2018, up 26%

‘Writing on the wall’ as Vaz team upbeat

Source: Jamaica Gleaner MANCHIONEAL, Portland: West Portland Member of Parliament Daryl Vaz has thrown cold water on the results of an internal poll by the People’s National Party… Link: ‘Writing on the wall’ as Vaz team upbeat

Two dead

Source: Guyana Chronicle — as Venezuelan passenger boat explodes enroute to the Pomeroon    A Venezuelan passenger boat, heading to Charity on the Pomeroon River with 22 persons… Link: Two dead

Ethnic differences must not be exploited

Source: Guyana Chronicle — Harmon tells ERC forum MINISTER of State, Joseph Harmon, has said that the ethnic differences of Guyanese must not be exploited for narrow or… Link: Ethnic differences must not be exploited

Jagdeo abandoned at Babu Jaan

Source: Guyana Chronicle SEVERAL senior People’s Progressive Party (PPP) executives on Sunday stayed away from the annual pilgrimage to Babu Jaan, East Berbice-Corentyne, to pay homage to founder… Link: Jagdeo abandoned at Babu Jaan

Barabina Hill gets road after two decades

Source: Guyana Chronicle For more than two decades, residents of the community of Barabina Hill near the town of Mabaruma, North West District were cut-off from the road… Link: Barabina Hill gets road after two decades

A Monarch on wall of fame

Source: Newsday GARY CARDINEZ THE 2019 Calypso Monarch Ronaldo London appeared at Monarchs on the Avenue on Wednesday to a rousing welcome by all who were in… Link: A Monarch on wall of fame

Maracas upon Thames

Source: Newsday As told to BC PIRES My name is Ricardo Garcia and I sell handcrafted beers in Twickenham, England, near the rugby stadium. I’ve lived in… Link: Maracas upon Thames

Celebrating women advocates

Source: Newsday DR RADICA MAHASE AMANDA is a single mother of a ten-year-old boy with autism. Her husband died in a car accident four years ago. She… Link: Celebrating women advocates

GRA to educate Chinese businesses in Lethem about VAT

Source: Kaieteur News   By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell On January 1, 2007, Guyana was officially introduced to Value Added Tax (VAT). Over the years, the VAT net has been… Link: GRA to educate Chinese businesses in Lethem about VAT

Finance Committee Delays Additional GERS Funds

Source: St. John Source Sen. Donna Frett-Gregory presides over Friday’s Senate Finance Committee meeting. (Barry Leerdam photo for the V.I. Legislature) The dispute at the Committee on Finance Friday… Link: Finance Committee Delays Additional GERS Funds

UWI put eight past Academy

Source: Nation Newspaper   TEENAGE SENSATION Niall Reid-Stephen’s second hat-trick of the season inspired the University of the West Indies (UWI) Blackbirds to an 8-0 demolition of RBC… Link: UWI put eight past Academy

Senate Panel OKs Leases for Farmers, Trucker

Source: St. John Source Errol Chichester testifies at Friday’s meeting of the Senate Finance Committee. (Barry Leerdam photo for the V.I. Legislature) Two proposed leases Friday were not moneymakers… Link: Senate Panel OKs Leases for Farmers, Trucker

Windies swept

Source: Nation Newspaper BASSETERRE – England needed just two hours and 13 overs to dispose of West Indies by eight wickets in the third Twenty20 International at Warner… Link: Windies swept

A year of pain

Source: Nation Newspaper   THE FAMILY of Ronald Knight, of Bibby’s Lane, St Michael, are hoping that justice delayed does not end up being justice denied. A year… Link: A year of pain

Milton Lynch cleared of cow itch

Source: Nation Newspaper MILTON LYNCH PRIMARY SCHOOL is now cow itch free. Over the weekend, workers from CJC Building & Services were cleaning up the Water Street, Christ… Link: Milton Lynch cleared of cow itch

Suspended again

Source: Nation Newspaper FOR THE SECOND TIME in his teaching career, deputy principal Bradston Clarke has been sent on leave. Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw confirmed over the… Link: Suspended again

The Editor speaks: Women’s Day

Source: Cayman Eye News Colin Wilson Last Friday (8) was International Women’s Day. It wasn’t a day full of fun and games. Neither was it a Day just full… Link: The Editor speaks: Women’s Day

12 women honoured for community leadership

Source: Barbados Today Twelve Barbadian women were awarded last night for their outstanding contributions to the social fabric of Barbadian society. In honour of International Women’s Day, the… Link: 12 women honoured for community leadership

Hotel developers borrow cash in Bahamas

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The developers behind a proposed five-star, 350-room hotel on the seven-acre Pageant Beach site at the southern end of the West Bay Road have… Link: Hotel developers borrow cash in Bahamas

Social Services Minister Extends Challenge

Source: Bahamas Weekly The only way the equity and the equality that women in The Bahamas yearn for, dream about, and/or speak of, is going to come to… Link: Social Services Minister Extends Challenge

Column: ‘Island Too Driven By Partisan Politics’

Source: Bernews [Opinion column written by David Tavares] “Are the Government and stakeholders preoccupied with developing an economy that benefits all at the same time to secure peace?”… Link: Column: ‘Island Too Driven By Partisan Politics’

Five men jailed for importing 500lbs of ganja

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Four Jamaicans and one Caymanian who were convicted of importing 515lbs of ganja last September were all handed jail terms of between 2½ years… Link: Five men jailed for importing 500lbs of ganja

Exuma Female Singers Shine in National Arts Festival

Source: Bahamas Weekly The singing talents of female Exuma residents shone brightly, during the recent E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival adjudications at the St. Andrew’s Community Centre… Link: Exuma Female Singers Shine in National Arts Festival

Seaweed bloom could decline next month

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Following a record-breaking year of prolonged and abundant Sargassum bloom in the Atlantic and Caribbean seas in 2018, the start of 2019 has seen… Link: Seaweed bloom could decline next month

Weather Forecast For Monday March 11

Source: Bernews Monday, March 11 is expected to be partly cloudy, with the high to be near 21°C/70°F and the low to be near 18°C/64°F according to… Link: Weather Forecast For Monday March 11

Consumer protection a priority, Sutherland says

Source: Barbados Today Faced with emerging threats to consumer safety, government has pledged its commitment to the protection of Barbadians from the injustices meted out by local and… Link: Consumer protection a priority, Sutherland says

2 fear dead as boat explodes off Waini River mouth

Source: iNews Guyana A speedboat carrying at least two dozen passengers reportedly exploded this morning some 10 miles off the Waini River mouth in Region One. The boat… Link: 2 fear dead as boat explodes off Waini River mouth

Altercation Ends In Murder

Source: The Reporter Sunday, March 10, 2019 – Police say that they are looking for one man known to them for the murder of a Sandhill resident on… Link: Altercation Ends In Murder

Another UWI faculty

Source: Nation Newspaper For the first time in almost 50 years, the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill is set to establish a new faculty. It… Link: Another UWI faculty

SOCIAL SCENE: Sandy Lane Gold Cup

Source: Nation Newspaper Horse racing in Barbados takes on an exotic atmosphere on Sandy Lane Gold Cup Day, and this year was no exception. The elegance in style… Link: SOCIAL SCENE: Sandy Lane Gold Cup

Big and beautiful at the same time

Source: Nation Newspaper Dr Hadiya Marshall has crossed one thing off her bucket list. The reigning Miss Big & Beautiful said entering the pageant was to prove to… Link: Big and beautiful at the same time

KIM’S KORNER- Facing up to Bell’s Palsy

Source: The St. Lucia Star When people experience weakness on one side of their face, they automatically think of stroke. But if the symptoms are only affecting your face and… Link: KIM’S KORNER- Facing up to Bell’s Palsy

Teen allegedly beaten by Police

Source: iNews Guyana …suffers broken jaw, several missing teeth A teenager was on Friday admitted a patient at a city hospital after he was allegedly beaten by police… Link: Teen allegedly beaten by Police

Bermuda Food Tours Celebrates 1st Anniversary

Source: Bernews Bermuda Food Tours is celebrating their one year anniversary after hosting over 600 guests on culinary journeys since launching in March of 2018. “These 3-3.5… Link: Bermuda Food Tours Celebrates 1st Anniversary

Prophets of Doom and Gloom at it again!

Source: The St. Lucia Star How desperate are the House opposition to form the government? And to what avail? On Wednesday the MP for Vieux Fort North was on television… Link: Prophets of Doom and Gloom at it again!

Jessica Alexander: “Sa Nou is a reflection of me”

Source: The St. Lucia Star Jessica Alexander’s entrepreneurial career began back in 2010 when she played an integral role in the establishment of the Paintball Wars Company. She then moved… Link: Jessica Alexander: “Sa Nou is a reflection of me”

Haiti – Tourism : 12 remarkable Haitian women

Source: Haiti Libre Friday as part of International Women's Day placing innovation by women and girls at the heart of efforts to achieve gender equality… Link: Haiti – Tourism : 12 remarkable Haitian women

Parliament: Order Of Business For March 11

Source: Bernews The House of Assembly will be in session again on Monday [March 11] and MPs are due to continue the budget debate, Premier David Burt… Link: Parliament: Order Of Business For March 11

Photos & Video: Bermuda Rugby Defeat Jamaica

Source: Bernews The Bermuda rugby team made an impressive showing to claim a 43 – 14 win over Jamaica in their match at the National Sports Centre this… Link: Photos & Video: Bermuda Rugby Defeat Jamaica

iciHaiti – Politic : ONA message to women

Source: Haiti Libre Friday as part of the commemoration of the International Women's Day Chesnert Pierre, the Director General of the ONA, said he was happy to be… Link: iciHaiti – Politic : ONA message to women

Couple found nude, dead

Source: Newsday A 34-year-old woman and her 31-year-old common-law husband were found dead in Sangre Grande early this morning. Police reports indicate that they responded to a… Link: Couple found nude, dead

Photos & Video: FEI Jumping World Challenge

Source: Bernews Under ideal weather conditions, the third and final competition of the 2019 FEI Jumping World Challenge [FEI JWC] was held at the National Equestrian Centre… Link: Photos & Video: FEI Jumping World Challenge

BNAA Team Win Medals At Meet In Maryland

Source: Bernews Members of the Bermuda National Athletics Association team were back in action competing in the AAU Indoor Track Meet in Landover, claiming more medals on… Link: BNAA Team Win Medals At Meet In Maryland

Lamont Marshall Breaks 33 Year Old Record

Source: Bernews Bermuda’s Lamont Marshall has broken yet another record, this time while competing in the Gate River 15k race in Jacksonville, where he finished 27th overall and… Link: Lamont Marshall Breaks 33 Year Old Record

Men flee empty handed after home invasion

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Police are appealing to witnesses or anyone that may have information about a foiled aggravated burglary on Wednesday night at a home in the… Link: Men flee empty handed after home invasion

A state of crisis

Source: Barbados Today With chronic non-communicable diseases (NCD) such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and hypertension accounting for the majority of deaths in Barbados, medical professionals have labelled the… Link: A state of crisis

THE OLIVER “SMOKEY” CHARLES GROUNDS

Source: The St. Lucia Star I have suffered many years from hearing the once beloved Vigie playing field mocked as the “Sab”—Kwéyòl for sand. How and when did this happen?… Link: THE OLIVER “SMOKEY” CHARLES GROUNDS

10 Mar Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 10 Mar Sun 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate easterly winds and seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours associated… Link: 10 Mar Weather in Cayman

Opposition to engage more women in politics – Jagdeo

Source: Guyana Times Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has committed, on behalf of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), to placing more emphasis on pushing the empowerment of women, as… Link: Opposition to engage more women in politics – Jagdeo

Over $188M in seized drugs destroyed by CANU, Police

Source: Guyana Times Millions of dollars’ worth in illegal drugs and illicit substances that had been kept in storage by both the Guyana Police Force’s Narcotics Branch and… Link: Over 8M in seized drugs destroyed by CANU, Police

Supenaam operators fume over waterfront construction delays

Source: iNews Guyana Essequibo Coast speedboat operators are decrying hindrances to the service they provide as a result of delayed construction works ongoing at the Supenaam Waterfront. In… Link: Supenaam operators fume over waterfront construction delays

St. Lucia villas offering guests US$2,000 to spend

Source: St. Lucia News Online Waters Edge Villas by Bay Gardens offers top class accommodations in St. Lucia. (PRESS RELEASE) — The new and luxurious Waters Edge Villas by Bay… Link: St. Lucia villas offering guests US,000 to spend

‘Soca drives me’

Source: Newsday Different things send people along different paths in life. For Imani “Imani Ray” Patterson, it took the loss of her father to turn her on… Link: ‘Soca drives me’

Rustic beauty at Horizons

Source: Newsday Art lovers with a taste for local scenery will be in for a treat as Horizons Art Gallery presents Karen Hale-Jackson and Karlene Francois in… Link: Rustic beauty at Horizons

Mas divinity

Source: Newsday SHEREEN ALI continues her exploration of spirituality in Carnival. Trinidad Carnival has seen spiritual and religious influences of many different kinds in its music and in… Link: Mas divinity

Porter crushed by trailer in Kara Kara mishap

Source: Stabroek News The police in Linden are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of porter, who was crushed to death by after he fell from truck he… Link: Porter crushed by trailer in Kara Kara mishap

Iconic Indian Arrival Monument completed

Source: Guyana Chronicle AFTER some hiccups in construction, the iconic Indian Arrival Monument has been completed and is expected to be officially handed over to Guyana by the… Link: Iconic Indian Arrival Monument completed

Doctrine of necessity

Source: Guyana Chronicle — can be applied by the court, legal luminary says — contends there is no constitutional crisis THE court, in keeping with the doctrine of… Link: Doctrine of necessity

Andyville gets electricity after 20 years

Source: Guyana Chronicle RESIDENTS of Andyville, Wismar, Linden, can now turn off their generators, their lamps and candles, as the community is now connected to the national grid.… Link: Andyville gets electricity after 20 years

Women in Business Expo

Source: Guyana Chronicle A stepping stone for progress WHEN Leisa Gibson participated in the country’s first ever Women in Business Expo in 2016, it was indeed a leap… Link: Women in Business Expo

Blow to blackouts in Berbice

Source: Guyana Chronicle — GPL commissions US$8.5M power plant at Canefield THE Guyana Power and Light company (GPL) on Friday dealt a blow to blackouts in Berbice with… Link: Blow to blackouts in Berbice

Poll: PNP has sway but Crawford in dead heat with Vaz

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Findings of a poll conducted by the Caribbean Research Development Services Inc (CADRES), which was commissioned by the People’s National Party (PNP) and released yesterday,… Link: Poll: PNP has sway but Crawford in dead heat with Vaz

Recent board appointments are unlawful- Datadin

Source: Kaieteur News By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell Attorney At Law Sanjeev Datadin is of the opinion that recent Board appointments are unlawful. This is mainly because the “ministerial plenary”… Link: Recent board appointments are unlawful- Datadin

Indian Arrival Monument finally completed

Source: Kaieteur News   Almost three years after construction started on the Indian Arrival Day monument at Palmyra, East Bank Berbice, it has finally been completed. In early… Link: Indian Arrival Monument finally completed

LIAT call

Source: Nation Newspaper More of regional airline LIAT’s business should be based in Barbados. That’s the feeling of president of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), Akanni… Link: LIAT call

Lashley: I’m done!

Source: Nation Newspaper Former Member of Parliament Hamilton “Hammie La” Lashley seems to be playing political musical chairs again. After jumping from the Democratic Labour Party (DLP), to… Link: Lashley: I’m done!

Shareholders oppose fees

Source: Nation Newspaper Controversy has broken out over the fees Sagicor wants to charge shareholders to facilitate its proposed US$536 million acquisition by Canadian entity Alignvest. This comes… Link: Shareholders oppose fees

Gonsalves lauds Skerritt, Shallow

Source: Nation Newspaper Outspoken St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has labelled Ricky Skerritt and Dr Kishore Shallow as “two very good candidates” for… Link: Gonsalves lauds Skerritt, Shallow

Tennis tourney finals ready to go

Source: Nation Newspaper Maudlyn Blunt will clash with former Barbados footballer Asabi Downey, and Antonio Yearwood will battle Donovan Riley when the third edition of the Vincent “Sno-cone”… Link: Tennis tourney finals ready to go

Porter crushed to death by container truck

Source: iNews Guyana A porter was killed on Saturday, March 9, 2019, after he attempted to climb onto a moving container truck that he was working on. The… Link: Porter crushed to death by container truck

Police, CANU destroy $188M in drugs

Source: iNews Guyana The Guyana Police Force (GPF) and the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) Saturday morning, (March 9, 2019) destroyed over $188 million of excess narcotics that were… Link: Police, CANU destroy 8M in drugs

Indian Arrival Monument at Palmyra finally completed

Source: iNews Guyana After several controversial delays, the Indian Arrival Monument located at Palmyra in East Berbice, Region Six, has been finally completed. This is according to Public… Link: Indian Arrival Monument at Palmyra finally completed

BIFF Film Festival To Kick Off On Sunday

Source: Bernews The 22nd edition of the Bermuda International Film Festival kicks off Sunday and Monday with a focus on emerging Bermudian film talent, including the world… Link: BIFF Film Festival To Kick Off On Sunday

Smithsonian Magazine Highlights Bermunchies

Source: Bernews In an article entitled ‘Explore Bermudian Cuisine Through the Eyes of a Local,’ the Smithsonian Magazine has highlighted the popular Bermunchies social media brand, saying it… Link: Smithsonian Magazine Highlights Bermunchies

Weather Forecast For Sunday March 10

Source: Bernews Sunday, March 10 is expected to see sunshine and clouds mixed, with the high to be near 19°C/67°F and the low to be near 17°C/62°F… Link: Weather Forecast For Sunday March 10

Open forum: How Shall We Govern Ourselves?

Source: St. John Source Gwen-Marie Moolenaar Dear Source: The Reapportionment Initiative has spawned serious thought and lively discussion among Virgin Islanders about how we shall govern ourselves. I thank… Link: Open forum: How Shall We Govern Ourselves?

UPDATE: Man, 71, stabbed to death in St Philip

Source: Barbados Today A 71-year-old man was stabbed to death at Sandford in St Philip this afternoon. He has been identified as Cardon Young. Around 1:30 p.m., police responded… Link: UPDATE: Man, 71, stabbed to death in St Philip

Tobago must stage own Carnival

Source: Newsday KINNESHA GEORGE-HARRY For many, the dust has settled on Carnival 2019. But, for at least one advocacy group in Tobago, strong consideration must be given… Link: Tobago must stage own Carnival

Police investigating unnatural death in St Philip

Source: Barbados Today Police are on the scene of an unnatural death at Stanford, St Philip. More details as they come to hand. The post Police investigating unnatural… Link: Police investigating unnatural death in St Philip

Family Fruit Stall Going Strong After 15 Years

Source: The Reporter After realizing that he could not and would not tolerate the treatment from one of his employers, Gilbert Jones, 26, a resident of Sandhill Village… Link: Family Fruit Stall Going Strong After 15 Years

The Carnival Connection

Source: The Voice TRINIDAD carnival seems to creep on unsuspecting Soca lovers every year. One minute, you’re planning on going, and the next, … The post The Carnival… Link: The Carnival Connection

The Dangers of Frustration

Source: The Voice AS the delinquent musketeer hosting the show ‘Can I Help You’ remerges, his obsession towards the PM grows fruitlessly based … The post The Dangers… Link: The Dangers of Frustration

International Women’s Day: Revisiting the Past

Source: The St. Lucia Star As Sir Winston Churchill once said, “The farther backward you can look, the further forward you can see.” With Women’s Day festivities in the air,… Link: International Women’s Day: Revisiting the Past

We Need to Protect Our Children

Source: The Voice IN less than a minute; in the twinkle of an eye; in the moment of inhalation and exhalation, my humble … The post We Need… Link: We Need to Protect Our Children

To Beat or Not to Beat

Source: The Voice WHO in their right mind hits a child because they love to inflict punishment and pain? I would dare say … The post To Beat… Link: To Beat or Not to Beat

New US Ambassador to Guyana sworn in

Source: Guyana Chronicle New US Ambassador to Guyana, Her Excellency Sarah-Ann Lynch has been sworn in. Ambassador Lynch was sworn in at the State Department in Washington, DC… Link: New US Ambassador to Guyana sworn in

ATTORNEYS SEEK INJUNCTION To STAY the ICJ

Source: The Reporter March 8th. 2019 – www.reporter.bz The ICJ Referendum scheduled for April 10 may or may not happen, depending on whether the Supreme Court will grant… Link: ATTORNEYS SEEK INJUNCTION To STAY the ICJ

Photos & Video: Women In Sports Expo & Panel

Source: Bernews [Updated with photos] The Women in Sports Expo is being held today [March 9] at the Hamilton Princess, with the event featuring demonstrations and displays… Link: Photos & Video: Women In Sports Expo & Panel

Black Sunday at Cul de Sac

Source: The St. Lucia Star Conditions could not have been better for the St Lucia Moto X Club season opener Sunday afternoon at Cul de Sac. With that in mind,… Link: Black Sunday at Cul de Sac

Ball Hockey Play-Offs: Rimouski, Red Deer Win

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Ball Hockey Play-offs continued with a double header at the PCC Hockey Rink that saw 8 goals scored. Rimouski Oceanic 1 – Guelph… Link: Ball Hockey Play-Offs: Rimouski, Red Deer Win

COMPOL RESPONDS TO COMPLAINTS

Source: The Reporter March 9th. 2019 – www.reporter.bz – Saturday, March 9, 2019 Commissioner of Police Chester Williams has responded to complaints being voiced by members of the… Link: COMPOL RESPONDS TO COMPLAINTS

$3.2m Laventille Road opens

Source: Newsday The Laventille Road – which connects Saddle Road, San Juan to Lady Young Road, Morvant– was opened today by St Ann’s East MP Nyan Gadsby-Dolly… Link: .2m Laventille Road opens

West Watuka farmers raise issues of access to water

Source: iNews Guyana Residents of the West Watuka farming community in Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) on Wednesday voiced a number of concerns with Minister within the Natural… Link: West Watuka farmers raise issues of access to water

Haiti – March 8 : Rain of homage to Haitian women

Source: Haiti Libre On Friday, March 8, as part of the International Women's Rights Day, many political figures and institutions did not fail to emphasize in messages the… Link: Haiti – March 8 : Rain of homage to Haitian women

COTA launches sixth essay competition

Source: Barbados Today The Caribbean Organisation of Tax Administrators (COTA) launched its Sixth Essay Competition for secondary school students on February 18. The Competition topic is ‘Digitalization –… Link: COTA launches sixth essay competition

Photos: Professional Women’s Club Book Signing

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Business and Professional Women’s Club held a book signing with their member authors Dr. Dorothy Matthews-Paynter and Neletha Butterfield on Friday [March 8]… Link: Photos: Professional Women’s Club Book Signing

Construction Work Begins At Entrance To Airport

Source: Bernews Bermuda Skyport has advised of roadworks taking place at the airport roundabout, as construction has commenced on the new entrance to the new passenger terminal… Link: Construction Work Begins At Entrance To Airport

iciHaiti – Milot : Inauguration of the Lambert Police Station

Source: Haiti Libre This week, the Divisional Commissioner Jackson Hilaire, Departmental Director Northof the National Police of Haiti, participated in the inauguration of the Lambert police station in… Link: iciHaiti – Milot : Inauguration of the Lambert Police Station

HURRICANE-RESISTANT AGRICULTURE

Source: The St. Lucia Star When Hurricanes Irma and Maria roared through the Caribbean in September 2017, killing crops, flooding farmland and pulverising plantations, they devastated the landscape. In the… Link: HURRICANE-RESISTANT AGRICULTURE

BTMI head announces solid 2018 performance

Source: Barbados Today CEO of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), William ‘Billy’ Griffith, has revealed that Barbados enjoyed a 2.7 per cent increase in stay-over arrivals last… Link: BTMI head announces solid 2018 performance

Grey Goose World Par 3 Championships Day 1

Source: Bernews Rebecca Lee-Bentham from Canada is the Day One Leader of the Bermuda Grey Goose World Par 3 Championships taking place at the Turtle Hill Golf… Link: Grey Goose World Par 3 Championships Day 1

Bermuda PSA Open: Sachvie, Stefanoni Win

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Professional Squash Association [PSA] Open 2019 came to an end at the Bermuda Squash Racquets Association Club in Devonshire. Canada’s Nick Sachvie and… Link: Bermuda PSA Open: Sachvie, Stefanoni Win

Ovals bounce back

Source: Antigua Observer Defending Antigua and Barbuda Basketball Association (ABBA) Division One League champions F and G Trading Cuties Ovals Ojays bounced back from their upsetting defeat to… Link: Ovals bounce back

Bernard De Santos passes away

Source: Stabroek News Former PPP/C Attorney General Bernard De Santos SC passed away yesterday at the age of 80. Link: Bernard De Santos passes away

Steps towards Equality for Puerto Rico

Source: Puerto Rico Report With the introduction of new tax and health care related legislation and a recent announcement by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. federal government appears… Link: Steps towards Equality for Puerto Rico

Robbery At Business On Ord Road In Paget

Source: Bernews A robbery took place at a business on Ord Road in Paget this morning [March 9] with a male brandishing a “bladed article” and demanding… Link: Robbery At Business On Ord Road In Paget

Life As A Reporter Not Nearly As Easy As It Seems!

Source: The St. Lucia Star Over the weekend, with wild rumors crashing into macabre assumptions about what had landed a young and healthy Rehani Isidore in hospital, I took an… Link: Life As A Reporter Not Nearly As Easy As It Seems!

9 Mar Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 9 Mar Sat 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate easterly winds and seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as… Link: 9 Mar Weather in Cayman

Govt nixes Opposition’s compromise for early elections

Source: Guyana Times Constitutional crisis …PPP GECOM Commissioners vow not to be intimidated With less than two weeks remaining before the country heads into a constitutional crisis, the… Link: Govt nixes Opposition’s compromise for early elections

Former AG Bernard De Santos dies

Source: Guyana Times Former Attorney General and Senior Counsel Bernard De Santos died on Friday evening. Guyana Times understands that De Santos was rushed to the Dr Balwant… Link: Former AG Bernard De Santos dies

SOCU Head questioned over improper spending

Source: Guyana Times Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit, (SOCU) Sydney James was subjected to questioning over allegations of improper spending at the white-collar crime-fighting institution. This… Link: SOCU Head questioned over improper spending

Editorial: Let’s all pitch in!

Source: Antigua Observer It is with great joy that we welcome the news that the new garbage receptacles have arrived on our shores. The Ministry of Health agreed… Link: Editorial: Let’s all pitch in!

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