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January 11, 2019

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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

Pride fall behind

Source: Nation Newspaper IN THIS era of regional first-class cricket, a score of 360 would be regarded as substantial and satisfactory.   But this wasn’t the case at… Link: Pride fall behind

Curb backs renaming Somers Day for Mary Prince

Source: The Royal Gazette An annual holiday should honour a national hero, a racial justice organisation urged tonight. Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda said that the second day of… Link: Curb backs renaming Somers Day for Mary Prince

Man’s body pulled from Carenage

Source: Barbados Today Police have pulled a man’s body from the Carenage. Police said they were called to the area around 5 p.m. for reports of a body… Link: Man’s body pulled from Carenage

Photos: Eastern CAT Officers Community Dinner

Source: Bernews The Police Eastern Community Action Team and Kenny’s Kitchen hosted their 6th annual Community Dinner today [Jan 6] at the Open Door Christian Assembly Church… Link: Photos: Eastern CAT Officers Community Dinner

Arkansas Cop Sacked After Shooting Chihuahua

Source: St. Lucia Times A police dog handler in the US has been sacked after being caught on camera shooting a Chihuahua. Reports identified the dog as a Chihuahua… Link: Arkansas Cop Sacked After Shooting Chihuahua

Consumers to pay less for gasoline and diesel

Source: Barbados Today Effective midnight tonight, the price of gasoline and diesel will decrease, while that of kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will remain unchanged. The price… Link: Consumers to pay less for gasoline and diesel

Classes To Commence Wednesday At Ciceron Primary

Source: St. Lucia Times Classes at the Ciceron Primary School will commence on Wednesday January 09, 2019, for students of the institution, the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations … Link: Classes To Commence Wednesday At Ciceron Primary

Barbados Campus Of Ross University Opens

Source: St. Lucia Times Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) has officially opened its  Barbados campus at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, with classes expected to begin on Monday,… Link: Barbados Campus Of Ross University Opens

Dog walk unfazed by light rain

Source: Cayman Compass The crack of thunder, the threat of rain and the smell of wet dogs were not enough to deter participants in the first One Dog… Link: Dog walk unfazed by light rain

‘Committed To Our Gang Reduction Strategy’

Source: Bernews “Statistics reveal that since 2016 firearms incidents, injuries and fatalities have decreased by approximately 40% year over year,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said,… Link: ‘Committed To Our Gang Reduction Strategy’

Hamilton Underwriting Appoints Vetch As CFO

Source: Bernews Hamilton Underwriting Limited, the managing agency of Syndicate 3334 and the Lloyd’s operations of Hamilton Insurance Group announced that Robert Vetch has joined the agency as… Link: Hamilton Underwriting Appoints Vetch As CFO

Weather Forecast For Monday January 7

Source: Bernews Monday, January 7 is expected to mostly cloudy, with the high to be near 17°C/63°F and the low to be near 14°C/57°F according to Weather… Link: Weather Forecast For Monday January 7

Vetch appointed CFO at Hamilton Underwriting

Source: The Royal Gazette Robert Vetch has joined Hamilton Underwriting Limited as chief financial officer, he succeeds Simon Barrett, who left the company last month. Dermot ODonohoe, chief executive… Link: Vetch appointed CFO at Hamilton Underwriting

Public schools reopen tomorrow

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The Ministry of Education has announced to all teachers, students, parents and guardians, and the general public, that all public schools… Link: Public schools reopen tomorrow

Bermudas GDP edges up 0.8

Source: The Royal Gazette An economic indicator that strongly improved during the period when the island hosted the 2017 Americas Cup, has edged higher again. Bermudas gross domestic product… Link: Bermudas GDP edges up 0.8

Bring Ayyub and Mahmud home

Source: Newsday Every society has a duty of care to its next generation. As parents, grandparents, guardians and families our children mean more than anything. Our primary… Link: Bring Ayyub and Mahmud home

Government highlights drop in gun crime

Source: The Royal Gazette Gun crimes dropped by nearly 45 per cent in 2018, new figures released today indicate. According to statistics provided by the Government, there were 27… Link: Government highlights drop in gun crime

Boost for Barbados’ literary awards

Source: Barbados Today Barbados’ most prestigious literary recognition scheme, the Frank Collymore Literary Endowment has reached 21 years and was handed $1 million for coming of age. Cleviston… Link: Boost for Barbados’ literary awards

Kamla pays tribute to Sir Fenton

Source: Newsday OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar today paid tribute to legal luminary, the late Sir Fenton Ramsahoye, QC. In a statement, Persad-Bissessar said his unparalleled contribution to… Link: Kamla pays tribute to Sir Fenton

Police investigating death of woman in Husbands Heights

Source: Barbados Today Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Gabriel Brace, 23, of Husbands Heights, St James. Brace was found in her bedroom around 8:53… Link: Police investigating death of woman in Husbands Heights

Cedros councillor upset with Sinanan

Source: Newsday   CEDROS councillor Shankar Teelucksingh has criticised Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan for not meeting with residents when he visited the area on Saturday.… Link: Cedros councillor upset with Sinanan

KIM’S KORNER: Food for Thought

Source: The St. Lucia Star Eating disorders range from over-eating to continuous purging after meals, but how will you recognise if someone you know suffers from such an illness? Eating… Link: KIM’S KORNER: Food for Thought

KARA CATTOUSE INJURED

Source: The Reporter REPORTER: Benjamin Flowers – Jan 6th. – The Reporter has confirmed that renowned Belizean cyclist Kaya Cattouse is receiving medical treatment at the Karl Heusner… Link: KARA CATTOUSE INJURED

A Good Day for the Children’s Parade

Source: St. John Source Madras, agriculture and farming depict the islands cultural heritage by the DOE. (Susan Ellis photo) The smallest members of the Cultural Conquest Troupe try to… Link: A Good Day for the Children’s Parade

Spencer Ends the Year on a High Note

Source: The St. Lucia Star Saint Lucia and the Caribbean’s leading high jumper, Levern Donaline Spencer, will be the presumptive favorite to win a record 15th title as Saint Lucia’s… Link: Spencer Ends the Year on a High Note

THREE ARRESTED FOR UNLICENSED AMMUNITION

Source: The Reporter REPORTER: Benjamin Flowers – Jan 6th. Police have arrested and charged three people in the Orange Walk district after they discovered unlicensed ammunition during an… Link: THREE ARRESTED FOR UNLICENSED AMMUNITION

X-Roads miss the chance to go top

Source: The Royal Gazette ltbgtSomerset Trojans 2 X-Roads 2ltbgtFarid El Karfa, the X-Roads coach, was left to bemoan the officials after his side missed the chance to seize top… Link: X-Roads miss the chance to go top

Suspect in Queenstown execution style killing released

Source: iNews Guyana …PME shows victim died from multiple gunshots As Police continue to probe the murder of 38-year-old Sean Alistair Greene, formerly of Number 78 Village Springlands,… Link: Suspect in Queenstown execution style killing released

EU and OECD: Wrong Impetus for Reform

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Bahamas’ financial services industry has been under intense pressure over the last year. During this period, we have seen The Bahamas placed on adverse… Link: EU and OECD: Wrong Impetus for Reform

An Adult Perspective of Assou Square

Source: The St. Lucia Star Flashing lights and tasty food is what Assou Square is all about, but more adult entertainment may have taken over. Yes, we will never go… Link: An Adult Perspective of Assou Square

Tourism: The Way Forward

Source: The St. Lucia Star Former Politician Peter Josie. I ended an earlier column with these words: “This discussion may also be a good way to start the New Year… Link: Tourism: The Way Forward

Overall Results For FEI World Jumping Challenge

Source: Bernews The Federation Equestre Internationale [FEI] recently released the Regional as well as the World Ranking Category Results for the 2018 FEI World Jumping Challenge and… Link: Overall Results For FEI World Jumping Challenge

EY Saluted For Supporting Senior’s Centre

Source: Bernews [Written by Fredrick Hassell] We salute EY’s managing partners and staff for supporting the Bermuda Senior Islanders’ Centre for ten years. EY assisted the Senior… Link: EY Saluted For Supporting Senior’s Centre

Exploring New Avenues in the Minimum Wage Debate

Source: The St. Lucia Star In many developed economies, a rise in the minimum wage rate has been indicative of brighter economic future, but raising the minimum wage itself does… Link: Exploring New Avenues in the Minimum Wage Debate

Rowley to address nation in two parts

Source: Nation Newspaper PORT OF SPAIN – Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley will deliver an address to the nation that will be broadcast in two parts beginning on… Link: Rowley to address nation in two parts

Ross University opens Barbados campus

Source: Barbados Today The state-of-the art Ross University School of Medicine was officially opened last night at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Prime Minister Mia Mottley, Minister of… Link: Ross University opens Barbados campus

RUBIS In-House Road Tennis Battle

Source: Barbados Today When the competitive dust settled on the RUBIS Sports Club Road Tennis Courts at Spring Garden, Anthony ‘GQ’ Harris and ‘Marvelous’ Marvalene Neblett emerged winners… Link: RUBIS In-House Road Tennis Battle

Court: Man Denies Taking Two Vehicles

Source: Bernews [Written by Don Burgess] Tarik Ebbin, 21 denied two charges of taking a motor vehicle without the owner’s permission. Mr Ebbin, from Sandy’s parish, pled not… Link: Court: Man Denies Taking Two Vehicles

6 Jan Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 6 Jan Sun 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Not available. See weather forecast top right of website The interaction between an upper level trough and a… Link: 6 Jan Weather in Cayman

Govt has acted in bad faith, reneged on promises – Jagdeo

Source: Guyana Times No-confidence resolution …says meeting with President to deal with Constitution, elections While Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo will raise the issues of constitutional matters and the… Link: Govt has acted in bad faith, reneged on promises – Jagdeo

Former Region 2 REO refuses to give up office

Source: Guyana Times …says Govt aware of situation …new REO given desk in regional boardroom The former Regional Executive Officer (REO) of Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), Rupert Hopkinson, is… Link: Former Region 2 REO refuses to give up office

16 Berbice families benefit from FFTP houses

Source: Guyana Times Sixteen persons recently received the keys to their new homes which were constructed and semi-furnished by Food For The Poor (FFTP) Guyana. FFTP last year… Link: 16 Berbice families benefit from FFTP houses

Veteran Diplomat Dr Odeen Ishmael dies

Source: Guyana Times Guyanese diplomat Dr Odeen Ishmael, who retired in June 2014, died on Saturday at the age of 71 in Florida, where he resided. His family… Link: Veteran Diplomat Dr Odeen Ishmael dies

Spirit of the rag

Source: Newsday “..the beauty of a rag and the spirit of a rag – yuh have to bring it back. I want it to be back in… Link: Spirit of the rag

Signal to Jeremiah

Source: Newsday In 2015, when he was six, Jeremiah Baird ran into a burning house and rescued his three-year-old twin cousins. The act of bravery has since… Link: Signal to Jeremiah

Decolonise African history

Source: Newsday IT is often said that history is written by the victors but in an attempt to right the wrongs of history, a museum depicting authentic… Link: Decolonise African history

Govt grants OAI 50-year lease extension

Source: Kaieteur News   Ogle Airport Inc.—the company that runs the Eugene F. Correia International Airport—was granted a 50-year extension to its master lease effective January 1, 2018.… Link: Govt grants OAI 50-year lease extension

Excited to serve Guyana

Source: Guyana Chronicle Orthodontist Anna Collins returns home ANNA Alicia Collins was a “thumbsucker” for as many as 11 years! A rather pronounced opening of her front teeth… Link: Excited to serve Guyana

Amelia’s Ward becoming its own economic hub

Source: Guyana Chronicle AN increase in business establishments resulting in heightened economic activities in Amelia’s Ward, Linden, is seeing the community being transformed into its own economic hub.… Link: Amelia’s Ward becoming its own economic hub

Baldness in women can be involuntary

Source: Guyana Chronicle It has no boundary for age or ethnicity THE situation of bald head women in Guyana and elsewhere has been seeing some increase. While some… Link: Baldness in women can be involuntary

‘You have to have a different mindset’

Source: Guyana Chronicle By Gibron Rahim THE decision to start a business can be filled with uncertainty. There is a degree of self-doubt that must be overcome. This… Link: ‘You have to have a different mindset’

Meet Divya Doerga

Source: Guyana Chronicle A 17-year-old with big plans DIVYA Doerga is goal-oriented. At just 17 years old, she already has a good grasp of what it is that… Link: Meet Divya Doerga

Results: Bermuda Netball Association Games

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Netball Association season continued today [Jan 5] at Bernard Park courts with the Digicel Under 12 Division, the Digicel Under 16 League and… Link: Results: Bermuda Netball Association Games

Court fight

Source: Nation Newspaper Sir Elliott Mottley QC is suing former Prime Minister Owen Arthur for defamation based on an incident at the height of the election period last… Link: Court fight

PSV action

Source: Nation Newspaper Already, two owners have had their permits revoked, one has had theirs suspended for two weeks, and two others have been reported to the police… Link: PSV action

Atherley’s caution

Source: Nation Newspaper The future is not as bright as Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley would have Barbadians believe, Leader of the Opposition Bishop Joseph Atherley declared on… Link: Atherley’s caution

‘High cost’ of hiring Pybus

Source: Nation Newspaper ST JOHN’S – There is major concern that “significant high cost” could result from the appointment of Englishman Richard Pybus as interim head coach of… Link: ‘High cost’ of hiring Pybus

St Michael best on target

Source: Nation Newspaper Students of The St Michael School captured the lion’s share of the top prizes in the N&T Beginners Archery Classic. The Martindales Road, St Michael… Link: St Michael best on target

Solskjaer’s Man .United make FA Cup progress, Chelsea through

Source: Guyana Chronicle By Martyn Herman LONDON, England (Reuters) – Manchester United’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer enjoyed his fifth successive victory since being named interim manager as his much-changed… Link: Solskjaer’s Man .United make FA Cup progress, Chelsea through

Federer & Bencic retain Hopman Cup for Switzerland

Source: Guyana Chronicle (REUTERS) – Roger Federer geared up for his Australian Open title defence in convincing fashion, guiding Switzerland to a 2-1 triumph over Germany yesterday for… Link: Federer & Bencic retain Hopman Cup for Switzerland

Man drives car overboard

Source: The Royal Gazette A 60-year-old man escaped uninjured after driving his car overboard in Southampton today. The incident happened on Middle Road, near Five Star Island, at about… Link: Man drives car overboard

Car Driver Crashes Overboard In Southampton

Source: Bernews Around 5:20pm today [Jan 5] emergency personnel responded to a car crash on Middle Road in Southampton, with the police saying that a “car went… Link: Car Driver Crashes Overboard In Southampton

Breeding Criminals and Feeding Crime

Source: The Voice THE EDITOR: It is undoubtedly certain that our country’s crime rate keeps increasing at almost insurmountable heights and at greater … The post Breeding Criminals… Link: Breeding Criminals and Feeding Crime

Eastern CAT Officers Hosting Community Dinner

Source: Bernews Police officers from the Eastern Community Action Team will be hosting their 6th annual community dinner tomorrow [Jan 6] at the Open Door Christian Assembly… Link: Eastern CAT Officers Hosting Community Dinner

Sir Michael… Deserving or not?

Source: The Voice THE EDITOR: I have been sounding the reactions to the knighthood of Sir Michael Chastanet. The only criticism I have … The post Sir Michael…… Link: Sir Michael… Deserving or not?

Independence? Or living in dependence…

Source: The Voice As we get ready to celebrate another independence anniversary, I wonder if that word still has any merit as it … The post Independence? Or… Link: Independence? Or living in dependence…

TENNIS: Voyager Open Day 3 and 4 This Weekend

Source: The Voice Weather permitting the thrills and spills and hits and misses continue this weekend in the 5th edition of the Voyager … The post TENNIS: Voyager… Link: TENNIS: Voyager Open Day 3 and 4 This Weekend

Peace & Unity Rally Held At St David’s CCC

Source: Bernews With an aim to promote “peace and unity in our community,” the St. David’s County Cricket Club hosted a Peace & Unity Rally in St.… Link: Peace & Unity Rally Held At St David’s CCC

Weather Forecast For Sunday January 6

Source: Bernews Sunday, January 6 is expected to be cloudy skies, with the high to be near 22°C/71°F and the low to be near 18°C/64°F, according to… Link: Weather Forecast For Sunday January 6

Trump threatens ‘national emergency’ over wall

Source: Barbados Today BBC – U.S. President Donald Trump has said he could declare a national emergency to build a US-Mexico border wall without the approval of Congress.… Link: Trump threatens ‘national emergency’ over wall

Veteran Diplomat Dr Odeen Ishmael CCH dies aged 71

Source: iNews Guyana Veteran Guyanese diplomat Dr Odeen Ishmael CCH who retired from active service in June of 2014, died on Saturday at the age of 71. According… Link: Veteran Diplomat Dr Odeen Ishmael CCH dies aged 71

A Bet Blamed For Suspected Drowning In Soufriere

Source: St. Lucia Times A bet between friends has been blamed for the suspected drowning Friday of a man in his thirties at Baron’s Drive, Soufriere. It’s the second… Link: A Bet Blamed For Suspected Drowning In Soufriere

VANISHED

Source: The Reporter By Major Lloyd Jones (Ret’d) As I sat on my couch watching TV on a blessed Christmas morning surrounded by family; the smell of a… Link: VANISHED

CHINESE FAMILY ROBBED AT GUNPOINT

Source: The Reporter REPORTER: News Staff, – Jan. 5th. – Two men robbed a Chinese family in Belize City last night. Police say that shortly before 10 p.m.… Link: CHINESE FAMILY ROBBED AT GUNPOINT

Venezuela’s parliament rejects legitimacy of Maduro second term

Source: iNews Guyana CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly declared Nicolas Maduro’s presidency illegitimate Saturday, calling on the military to support efforts to “restore democracy.” “We… Link: Venezuela’s parliament rejects legitimacy of Maduro second term

COPS CAUGHT ON CAMERA SUSPENDED

Source: The Reporter REPORTER: News Staff – Jan. 4th. Two rogue cops, PC No. 1919 Samir Medina and PC No. 2287 Tyrell Rowley, attached to the Quick Response… Link: COPS CAUGHT ON CAMERA SUSPENDED

CODE RED AT BELMOPAN BLOOD BANK

Source: The Reporter REPORTER: Benjamin Flowers – Jan 5th. – The Blood Bank in Belmopan is in need of blood donors so that it can continue its work… Link: CODE RED AT BELMOPAN BLOOD BANK

Three Earthquakes In One Day Rattle Caribbean

Source: St. Lucia Times The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Friday said an earthquake with a… Link: Three Earthquakes In One Day Rattle Caribbean

Voyager Open tennis tournament underway

Source: The St. Lucia Star Maxx William is again entered in the Voyager Open. The 2019 Voyager Open presented by GO! Insect Repellent got underway Thursday on the Kenneth “Wriggler”… Link: Voyager Open tennis tournament underway

Government secrecy and deception is a slippery slope

Source: Cayman News Service Johann Moxam writes: The Ministry of Tourism’s refusal to release the FOI requested information on the cruise berthing project speaks volumes. Does anybody remember the… Link: Government secrecy and deception is a slippery slope

Man found dead in shack

Source: Newsday The decomposing body of a man was found in a shack in Diego Martin on Friday night. According to police, the man, who is yet… Link: Man found dead in shack

PSV owners speak out

Source: Barbados Today The organization representing public service vehicle (PSV) owners has broken its silence on the latest action by workers to protest the conditions under which uniforms… Link: PSV owners speak out

Actor Chris Smith dies at 44

Source: Newsday Days after the death, by drowning, of National Drama Association president Edwin Erminy on December 31, the theatre fraternity is again mourning the death of… Link: Actor Chris Smith dies at 44

Toddler drowns along East End shore

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Police have begun an investigation into how a little girl, who was approaching her second birthday, drowned on Friday evening off the coast of… Link: Toddler drowns along East End shore

Jesse Washington Wins 50M & 200M For SMU

Source: Bernews Jesse Washington and his Southern Methodist University [SMU] Men’s Swimming and Diving teammates for the second time this season faced off and defeated Loyola University… Link: Jesse Washington Wins 50M & 200M For SMU

A MESSAGE RETOLD

Source: The St. Lucia Star The author holds a dim view of the leader of the opposition Philip Pierre’s (pictured) pending vote of no confidence in the prime minister, and… Link: A MESSAGE RETOLD

RBDF Apprehends Haitian migrants – Dec.5th

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Royal Bahamas Defence Force air, land and sea operations in the southern New Providence and Exuma chain areas have resulted in the apprehension of… Link: RBDF Apprehends Haitian migrants – Dec.5th

Celebrating Chishlom’s career

Source: Barbados Today New Year’s Eve is an anniversary set in time. However, there are many other important milestones that are not widely known or celebrated, and which,… Link: Celebrating Chishlom’s career

The Caribbean Court of Justice revisited

Source: Barbados Today I suspect that the primary reason the people of Grenada and Antigua & Barbuda voted on 6th November 2018 not to accept the Caribbean Court… Link: The Caribbean Court of Justice revisited

King Speaks On Michael Chastanet’s Knighthood

Source: St. Lucia Times Former Saint Lucia Prime Minister, Stephenson King, says Michael Chastanet’s knighthood was based on a recommendation that was made and supported by the Queen. Michael… Link: King Speaks On Michael Chastanet’s Knighthood

Trump threatens ‘national emergency’ over wall

Source: iNews Guyana US President Donald Trump has said he could declare a national emergency to build a US-Mexico border wall without the approval of Congress. It came… Link: Trump threatens ‘national emergency’ over wall

Third earthquake rattles C’bean islands in a day

Source: iNews Guyana PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI),… Link: Third earthquake rattles C’bean islands in a day

Barbados represented at OECD meeting in France

Source: Barbados Today A Barbados delegation is to hold talks next week with officials from the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). A government statement said… Link: Barbados represented at OECD meeting in France

No more styrofoam

Source: Barbados Today  As of February 1, Sandals Resorts International (SRI) will eliminate all styrofoam from its 19 Sandals and Beaches Resorts across seven major Caribbean islands, in a continued effort… Link: No more styrofoam

New sponsor, new local products

Source: Barbados Today Fans of Agrofest can anticipate more innovation and diversity for 2019 as the annual agricultural exhibition will follow the theme “Full We Pocket – Eat… Link: New sponsor, new local products

The Economic Year in Review

Source: The St. Lucia Star For the Caribbean, the issues surrounding any US-led confrontation with China are unlikely to revolve around ideology and politics, but to be much more about… Link: The Economic Year in Review

Wounded man stable

Source: Nation Newspaper Ramar Nurse, who was struck on the head with a piece of wood on Wednesday afternoon, is in stable condition. Word of this comes from… Link: Wounded man stable

Shillingford suspended from bowling in regional matches

Source: iNews Guyana Cricket West Indies (CWI) confirmed Friday that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Windward Islands Volcanoes off-spinner Shane Shillingford to be illegal… Link: Shillingford suspended from bowling in regional matches

PM to address the nation

Source: Newsday The Prime Minister will address the nation in a two-part broadcast. This was announced in a release from the Office of the Prime Minister. The… Link: PM to address the nation

Weekend Football Preview, Standings, Schedule

Source: Bernews [Written by Patrick Bean] X-Roads Warriors have a strong chance of assuming the Premier Division top spot when they travel to face Somerset Trojans tonight as… Link: Weekend Football Preview, Standings, Schedule

Arbitrade Takes Alleged CyberStalker To Court

Source: Bernews People involved with the Arbitrade company have filed legal action against Ronnie Moas, seeking an injunction requiring him to “refrain immediately from stalking, cyberstalking, harassing,… Link: Arbitrade Takes Alleged CyberStalker To Court

Gramps Morgan to perform at St. Kitts Gala

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — International reggae singer and instrumentalist Roy ‘Gramps’ Morgan of Morgan Heritage will perform at tonight’s Prime Minister’s Gala at the St.… Link: Gramps Morgan to perform at St. Kitts Gala

EYEWITNESS: Unchartered territory…

Source: iNews Guyana …after no-confidence affirmed What to do now that the Speaker has refused to reverse his ruling that 33 votes constitute a majority in a 65-member… Link: EYEWITNESS: Unchartered territory…

5 Jan Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 5 Jan Sat 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Not available. See weather forecast top right of website Humidity: 91%  (UP from yesterday) UV: 7.4  … Link: 5 Jan Weather in Cayman

Stiff fines, road bans for two impaired drivers

Source: The Royal Gazette Two men were banned from the roads for 18 months after they admitted drink-driving yesterday. Magistrates Court heard Rohan Simons, 41, of Warwick, was arrested… Link: Stiff fines, road bans for two impaired drivers

Stock market investing is for the long term

Source: The Royal Gazette Dear Dave,Im almost debt-free, and Ill be finishing my masters degree soon. Im not from this country, so Ill be returning home in the next… Link: Stock market investing is for the long term

STAR Person of the Year 2018

Source: The St. Lucia Star When the former Prime Minister Kenny Anthony initiated the IMPACS investigation in January of 2012, he knew (as he stated in 2015) it would result… Link: STAR Person of the Year 2018

League rivalries reignited after winter break

Source: The Royal Gazette The second half of the 2018-19 Bermuda Football Association season swings into action today with plenty at stake at either end of both divisions. Premier… Link: League rivalries reignited after winter break

Top spot is up for grabs

Source: The Royal Gazette The Bermuda Tennis Associations national top spot is up for grabs as the MTM Open Championships return to the Fairmont Southampton on Tuesday. The five-day… Link: Top spot is up for grabs

Forget resolutions, just set one clear goal

Source: The Royal Gazette Hmmmm. It is now day five of brand new year 2019. Youve just experienced another hectic year-end deadline at your job you may have children… Link: Forget resolutions, just set one clear goal

Where is the plan on substance?

Source: The Royal Gazette Nick Kempe, OpinionThe Bermuda Government needs to tell people what its plan is to address the potential effects of the Economic Substance Act. The Act,… Link: Where is the plan on substance?

Cryptocurrency here to stay

Source: The Royal Gazette Thmas Knapp, OpinionCryptocurrencies had a rough ride in 2018. As of January 7, 2018, the total market capitalisation of all cryptocurrencies tracked by CoinMarketCap. com… Link: Cryptocurrency here to stay

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