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January 10, 2019

Archives for November 2018

PM: Bright prospects

Source: Nation Newspaper Barbados will punch above its weight again with the help of its children’s excellence, which will propel the island into a bright future. This was… Link: PM: Bright prospects

Horseracing honoured

Source: Nation Newspaper The sport of kings got itself another knight on a very special Independence Day. Local horseracing was in the winner’s circle yesterday after four of… Link: Horseracing honoured

Belize’s Economy Benefited from Sanctuary Bay Scam

Source: Channel 5 Belize Millions of dollars were scammed from persons who invested heavily in securing a prime parcel of land in Sanctuary Bay, by a convict carrying out… Link: Belize’s Economy Benefited from Sanctuary Bay Scam

 Shadman, Shakib keep Windies at bay

Source: Nation Newspaper DHAKA – Opener Shadman Islam struck a half-century on debut while captain Shakib-al-Hasan notched his 24th, but West Indies shared honours on day one of… Link:  Shadman, Shakib keep Windies at bay

A National Trade Policy to be Launched

Source: Channel 5 Belize Cabinet has approved a national trade policy that will be officially launched in January. While some entrepreneurs have been able to sell their products to… Link: A National Trade Policy to be Launched

Movies this month at Camana Bay Cinema

Source: Cayman Compass There aren’t as many Christmas films as you might expect in December. In fact, it seems there is no rest for superheroes and Marvel and… Link: Movies this month at Camana Bay Cinema

Cayman Islands Marathon hits the road

Source: Cayman Compass It’s that time again, Cayman! For those of you who are crazy or fit enough (my money is on crazy), the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon… Link: Cayman Islands Marathon hits the road

Worrell advisor to creditors

Source: Nation Newspaper Former Central Bank governor Dr DeLisle Worrell has been “engaged” as economic advisor to a group of external creditors who are unhappy with Government’s foreign… Link: Worrell advisor to creditors

Serenity’s Independence debut

Source: Nation Newspaper Lea-anne Ellis now has more than 52 reasons to smile, chief among them her first bundle of joy, Serenity. Yesterday, at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital,… Link: Serenity’s Independence debut

Six Independence babies

Source: Barbados Today SIX Independence babies were born at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH), while four women were in labour when Barbados TODAY visited. One woman was also in… Link: Six Independence babies

Tyrone Brunn Dies at 61

Source: St. John Source Tyrone Brunn Tyrone “Teba” Brunn of Contant, St. Thomas, died on Nov. 18, at Schneider Regional Medical Center. He was 61 years old. Tyrone worked… Link: Tyrone Brunn Dies at 61

RBPF Independence Schools Quiz

Source: Carib Vision Watch the Royal Barbados Police Force Communities Officers Independence Schools Quiz on CaribVision, and online from 8pm. Source Link: RBPF Independence Schools Quiz

Former Compass owner Brian Uzzell dies

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS Local Life): Brian Uzzell, longtime owner and publisher of the Caymanian Compass newspaper, died this morning (Friday, 30 November) in his Florida home at… Link: Former Compass owner Brian Uzzell dies

ROCKY ROAD BLAZE CAUSED BY ELECTRICAL FAULT

Source: The Reporter VIDEO BELOW  THE REPORTER: News Staff, –  A fire which is believed to have originated in the bottom flat of a concrete and wooden structure… Link: ROCKY ROAD BLAZE CAUSED BY ELECTRICAL FAULT

CedarBridge Academy Prizegiving Ceremony

Source: Bernews Minister of Education Diallo Rabain, recently attended the CedarBridge Academy annual Prizegiving Ceremony. This year the guest speaker and former CedarBridge student, Jahnae Harvey [Class… Link: CedarBridge Academy Prizegiving Ceremony

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Dec 7 – 9th

Source: Bernews According to today’s official notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints from Friday, 7 December to Sunday, 9 December; with the checkpoints… Link: Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Dec 7 – 9th

Official Govt & Legal Notices For Nov 30th 2018

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [Nov 30] include a Business Notice, Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice, Jury Sessions, Planning Applications, Acting Appointments and… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For Nov 30th 2018

Amber Gyger: Murder is The Charge

Source: The Voice Former Dallas police officer Amber Gyger has been indicted on a murder charge, according to Dallas County court documents. The … The post Amber Gyger:… Link: Amber Gyger: Murder is The Charge

One shares fall 3.1

Source: The Royal Gazette Shares of One Communications Ltd fell ten cents in Bermuda Stock Exchange trading. The telecommunications firm fell 3. 1 per cent to close on 3.… Link: One shares fall 3.1

GOB SETTLES GLENN GODFREY LAWSUIT FOR $5 Mil.

Source: The Reporter THE REPORTER:  News Staff, –   The Government of Belize has agreed to settle its ongoing legal battle in United States’ Courts with Glenn Godfrey’s GDG… Link: GOB SETTLES GLENN GODFREY LAWSUIT FOR Mil.

Bank of Saint Lucia Observes Diabetes Awareness Month

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:–   In observance of November as Diabetes Awareness Month, Bank of Saint Lucia embarked on a series of initiatives aimed at sensitizing employees on the… Link: Bank of Saint Lucia Observes Diabetes Awareness Month

30 Minute Video: Nov 30 ZBM Evening News

Source: Bernews With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening… Link: 30 Minute Video: Nov 30 ZBM Evening News

Talented Quinn to hold fundraiser

Source: The Royal Gazette A young singer who wants to study to study musical theatre is to perform tonight to help to fund her ambitions. Quinn Outerbridge, 18, said… Link: Talented Quinn to hold fundraiser

Weather Forecast For Saturday December 1

Source: Bernews Saturday, December 1 is expected to be partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional showers in the afternoon, with the… Link: Weather Forecast For Saturday December 1

Teenager Identified As Vieux Fort Homicide Victim

Source: St. Lucia Times A teenager is Saint Lucia’s latest homicide victim, according to law enforcement sources. The deceased has been identified as Desroy President, 18, of Bruceville, Vieux… Link: Teenager Identified As Vieux Fort Homicide Victim

BKCN organized Rope Rescue training on Bonaire

Source: Saba News From November 19th to the 29th, a group of twelve participants participated in the training ‘Rope Rescue, level 1 and 2’ and successfully completed it… Link: BKCN organized Rope Rescue training on Bonaire

BELIZE/GUATEMALA LAND DISPUTE IS HISTORIC

Source: The Reporter THE REPORTER:  News Staff, –   While it is commonplace for neighbouring countries to have border conflicts; if the Belize/Guatemala land dispute were to wind up… Link: BELIZE/GUATEMALA LAND DISPUTE IS HISTORIC

Puerto Rico Parrot Protection

Source: Puerto Rico Report View in FEMA Multimedia Library The United States had three native parrot species at the beginning of the 20th century. Two of those species became… Link: Puerto Rico Parrot Protection

Head teachers continue work to rule

Source: The Royal Gazette Head teachers today demanded details of plans to axe the islands middle schools. Ed Ball, general secretary of the Bermuda Public Services Union, said that… Link: Head teachers continue work to rule

Five banned from the road

Source: The Royal Gazette A total of five people were banned from the road and fined at Magistrates Court today for drink driving or refusal to take a breath… Link: Five banned from the road

WOMAN CHARGED FOR KILLING SISTER

Source: The Reporter THE REPORTER: News Staff, –   Independence Police have have charged Isela Cano 23 for manslaughter in connection with the death of her older sister Keidi… Link: WOMAN CHARGED FOR KILLING SISTER

Bermuda marks World Aids Day

Source: The Royal Gazette Health minister Kim Wilson urged people to get tested for HIV as she marked World Aids Day. Ms Wilson took part in a ceremony commemorating… Link: Bermuda marks World Aids Day

GONE TOO SOON… BUT NOT BEFORE MAKING HER MARK

Source: The Reporter THE REPORTER: News Staff, –    Features are normally about people who are still among our midst, but this one young lady accomplished so many… Link: GONE TOO SOON… BUT NOT BEFORE MAKING HER MARK

Parade of Lights is Christmas on the water

Source: Cayman Compass The roundabouts are decorated, the gift shopping has begun and there are concerts almost every night. Yes, Christmas is definitely on its way; but how… Link: Parade of Lights is Christmas on the water

NKY Fashion Week set to light up runway

Source: Cayman Compass Cayman’s largest international fashion event in a decade is coming to Camana Bay on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m., as luxury retailer NKY celebrates… Link: NKY Fashion Week set to light up runway

Sun, Sand and Supper in Little Cayman

Source: Cayman Compass On Dec. 7 and 8, the Cayman Culinary Society, in conjunction with the chefs of Little Cayman, will host the first Sun, Sand & Supper… Link: Sun, Sand and Supper in Little Cayman

Cayman Comedy Club launches

Source: Cayman Compass If you’ve been itching to have your funny bone tickled on a regular basis, the solution starts this weekend at the newly established Cayman Comedy… Link: Cayman Comedy Club launches

Homicide in Vieux Fort

Source: St. Lucia Times Police are reporting a homicide in Vieux Fort. According to law enforcement sources, a young man was stabbed to death at Bruceville. The incident occurred… Link: Homicide in Vieux Fort

CARICOM congratulates Barbados on 52nd Independence anniversary

Source: Barbados Today CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has extended congratulations from the Community to Barbados on its 52nd Independence Anniversary, highlighting the country’s success as a nation and… Link: CARICOM congratulates Barbados on 52nd Independence anniversary

Mail call: Prisoners to help collect garbage

Source: Cayman Compass Inmates from Her Majesty’s prison will pitch in to help solid waste crews keep up with garbage collection. Officials say the temporary arrangement will help… Link: Mail call: Prisoners to help collect garbage

Two rapists jailed for 22 years

Source: Newsday JAIL sentences totalling 22 years were handed down in the San Fernando High Court yesterday on a rapist and another man for committing a grievous… Link: Two rapists jailed for 22 years

PM: Barbados will rebound

Source: Barbados Today Barbados still has so much to be proud of and will once again punch above its weight. This was the message of Prime Minister Mia… Link: PM: Barbados will rebound

Danae Dennie is new Junior Tourism Minister

Source: Turks & Caicos Sun ..From L- R – (Hon. Josephine Connolly, TCHTA representatives, Mona Beeson and Stacy Cox, Minister of Tourism, Hon. Ralph Higgs, new Junior Minister Danae Dennie,… Link: Danae Dennie is new Junior Tourism Minister

WARRINGTON WINS IN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT DISPUTE AT THE CCJ

Source: Suriname Times Port of Spain, Trinidad. In Mariette Warrington v Dominica Broadcasting Corporation, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today decided that Ms. Warrington, a former General… Link: WARRINGTON WINS IN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT DISPUTE AT THE CCJ

Ubraj Narine elected Mayor of Georgetown

Source: Stabroek News APNU Councillor Ubraj Narine is the new Mayor of Georgetown. Narine, who won Constituency One (Kingston East and West, Thomas Lands, Nonpareil Park, Cummingsburg, Alberttown… Link: Ubraj Narine elected Mayor of Georgetown

EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK: Build on corporate tax cuts

Source: Nation Newspaper A week ago, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley significantly changed the way forward for this country when she gave a Ministerial Statement on how the… Link: EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK: Build on corporate tax cuts

Zuid-Korea laat dienstweigeraars vrij uit gevangenis

Source: Suriname Times Zuid-Korea laat vrijdag 58 mensen die op grond van gewetensbezwaren militaire dienst hebben geweigerd vrij uit de gevangenis. Eerder deze maand had het hooggerechtshof gewetensbezwaren… Link: Zuid-Korea laat dienstweigeraars vrij uit gevangenis

FOI exemptions grow, data protection delayed

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Changes to the Freedom of Information Law passed in the Legislative Assembly earlier this month, without the support of the opposition, will see further… Link: FOI exemptions grow, data protection delayed

Same-sex lawyer cost greatly exaggerated

Source: The Royal Gazette Walter Roban claimed today that the cost of the Governments same-sex legal battle was greatly exaggerated. Sources had estimated the fee for London barrister James… Link: Same-sex lawyer cost greatly exaggerated

Govt To Reform Human Resource Operations

Source: Bernews The current decentralized HR model spread across multiple departments results in a “duplication of effort, inconsistent service delivery, a weighty compliance regime, and an inordinate… Link: Govt To Reform Human Resource Operations

Jamoon wine, music and art

Source: Barbados Today Like many other schools around the island, students at the Parkinson Memorial Secondary School donned their national colours and had a fun-filled day of entertainment… Link: Jamoon wine, music and art

Scientific innovation Bajan style

Source: Barbados Today “In Barbados, we have a lot of plants and other natural resources which we may just see as bush or weeds, but many of them… Link: Scientific innovation Bajan style

World Children’s Day Service Held

Source: Jones Bahamas As yesterday was recognized as World Children’s Day the Primary School Principal’s Association held a service at the Church of God of Prophecy East Street. … Link: World Children’s Day Service Held

Minister Wants Help For At Risk Youth

Source: Jones Bahamas “Youth at Risk: Lessons Learned Towards a Trauma Informed Community – the theme of yesterday morning’s symposium, hosted by The Crisis Centre in partnership with… Link: Minister Wants Help For At Risk Youth

Thousaunds Off The BPL Grid

Source: Jones Bahamas The number of people who have fallen behind in paying their electricity bill and have consequently had their power cut off is in the thousands.… Link: Thousaunds Off The BPL Grid

Bermudians In UK Invited To Event On Dec 2nd

Source: Bernews The Government is encouraging Bermudians who are studying and living in the UK to attend a networking reception being hosted in Nottingham on Sunday [Dec… Link: Bermudians In UK Invited To Event On Dec 2nd

New CAL plane en route to Grand Cayman

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Cayman Airways officials took delivery of the first new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after a ceremony in Seattle yesterday hosted by the aircraft… Link: New CAL plane en route to Grand Cayman

Women more than a footnote

Source: Barbados Today We are officially almost seven days into the 16 Days of Activism for the elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls. It… Link: Women more than a footnote

A doc for all seasons

Source: Barbados Today Generations of Barbadian children and parents have grown up with paediatrician, Professor Margaret Anne St John. Even after more than four decades of treating runny… Link: A doc for all seasons

PM MOTTLEY: Barbados will rise again

Source: Nation Newspaper Barbados will punch above its weight again. Those were the words of Prime Minister Mia Mottley as she presented her National Independence Day message at… Link: PM MOTTLEY: Barbados will rise again

No support for debate on Dispute Regulation

Source: Curacao Chronicle THE HAGUE – The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament on Thursday did not support a request of Nevin Özütok of the green left party… Link: No support for debate on Dispute Regulation

QC In Same Sex Marriage Appeal Cost $61K

Source: Bernews The cost to the Government for the services of James Guthrie QC for the recent same sex marriage appeal were just over $61,000 – his… Link: QC In Same Sex Marriage Appeal Cost K

Driver classification

Source: Barbados Today For a few days, I have been toying with the idea of writing another article about driving. I wondered if it would cause people to… Link: Driver classification

Government boosting Internet access – in schools

Source: Jamaica Star Education Minister Ruel Reid has announced plans by the Ministry to boost Internet access in primary schools and early-childhood institutions.This, he notes, will serve to… Link: Government boosting Internet access – in schools

'Spa war' escalating in Caymanas Bay

Source: Jamaica Star The St Catherine South police have placed Caymanas Bay, home to the popular Caymanas River, under microscope after a bloody week, which recorded six fatalities… Link: 'Spa war' escalating in Caymanas Bay

Nick Kempe Column: Economy, New Taxes & Debt

Source: Bernews [Opinion column written by OBA Shadow Finance Minister Nick Kempe] Over-taxation It seems hard to believe that the current Government is pushing/planning to dramatically raise the… Link: Nick Kempe Column: Economy, New Taxes & Debt

‘$5,750 Does Seem To Be Unreasonably Low’

Source: Bernews An award of $5,750 to a shooting victim from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board seemed “unreasonably low,” the Court of Appeal has said, with the… Link: ‘,750 Does Seem To Be Unreasonably Low’

Govt’s witch-hunting, bullying weakening democracy – ICD

Source: Guyana Times – notes increasing evidence of “political victimisation” in Guyana The International Centre for Democracy (ICD), a non-governmental organisation made up mostly of Caribbean nationals and… Link: Govt’s witch-hunting, bullying weakening democracy – ICD

BBCI moves to High Court to reverse Govt’s takeover

Source: Guyana Times The Berbice Bridge Company Incorporated (BBCI) has turned to the High Court in an attempt to retake operations of the facility, which the coalition Government… Link: BBCI moves to High Court to reverse Govt’s takeover

Ramjattan re-enforces 2am curfew

Source: Guyana Times Amid an active countrywide campaign to crack down on noise nuisance, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan has now re-enforced the ‘2am curfew’ for nightspots and… Link: Ramjattan re-enforces 2am curfew

Moves to arrest problems at GPO

Source: Antigua Observer The Ministry of Works says every effort is being made to have the operations of the General Post Office return to normalcy at the earliest… Link: Moves to arrest problems at GPO

New Facility to Store Court Evidence

Source: Antigua Observer The government has agreed to build a new facility to store court evidence. The decision was taken following reports that dampness, rodents and time caused… Link: New Facility to Store Court Evidence

Gov’t sued over Berbice bridge takeover, freeze on tolls

Source: Stabroek News The Berbice Bridge Company Incorporated (BBCI) has mounted a legal challenge to government’s takeover of the operations of the bridge and the authority of the Public… Link: Gov’t sued over Berbice bridge takeover, freeze on tolls

Alleged top players in ATM robberies nabbed in Hanover

Source: Jamaica Gleaner WESTERN BUREAU:The Hanover police made a major cybercrime breakthrough on Wednesday when smart detective work resulted in the arrest of three men who are believed… Link: Alleged top players in ATM robberies nabbed in Hanover

Female body found in Portland identified

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Errol Flynn Marina, Portland:The body of a woman, which was found on November 25 in a river at the Errol Flynn marina in Port Antonio,… Link: Female body found in Portland identified

#BTEditorial – In plenty, and in time of need

Source: Barbados Today As Barbadians prepare to celebrate this island’s 52nd year of Independence, there is much to be grateful for. The past decade has been a trying… Link: #BTEditorial – In plenty, and in time of need

Sagicor Life Responds to Choice Bank Pension Holders

Source: Channel 5 Belize On Tuesday, two former employees of Choice Bank Limited vented their frustration at Sagicor Life over their pension plan monies. Former Chief Operating Officer, Brian… Link: Sagicor Life Responds to Choice Bank Pension Holders

Transparent B.P.O. Bus Bursts Into Flames

Source: Channel 5 Belize A Transparent B.P.O. bus burst into flames this morning.  The incident happened between miles eight and nine on the Philip Goldson Highway at around six-fifty-five.… Link: Transparent B.P.O. Bus Bursts Into Flames

5 Persons Ran Over by Enraged Man

Source: Channel 5 Belize Five persons are at the Western Regional Hospital receiving treatment after they were allegedly run over by an enraged common-law-husband. Thirty-two-year-old Darrell Alexander was slapped… Link: 5 Persons Ran Over by Enraged Man

B.P.D. Receives 500 Bulletproof Vests

Source: Channel 5 Belize Earlier this month, police officer Osbourne Martinez was fatally shot while responding to a robbery in progress at Belcove Hotel in downtown Belize City. Following… Link: B.P.D. Receives 500 Bulletproof Vests

CWI blast ECB for “poaching” Barbadian Archer

Source: Barbados Today Cricket West Indies chief executive, Johnny Grave, has accused England of “poaching players” after the England and Wales Cricket Board revised their eligibility criteria to… Link: CWI blast ECB for “poaching” Barbadian Archer

Scotiabank to exit nine countries in Caribbean shake-up

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Financial Post This issue has caused grave concern particularly among the OECS states as will be seen in future publications Meanwhile, operations in Mexico, Peru,… Link: Scotiabank to exit nine countries in Caribbean shake-up

Gas thief gets suspended sentence

Source: Barbados Today A St Michael man who stole 16 gallons of gasoline from his work place was ordered to pay restitution and given a three-month sentence which… Link: Gas thief gets suspended sentence

The Editor speaks: Social Media

Source: Cayman Eye News In an article published today about Social Media it states the obvious that it will be a “hot topic”. This topic is going to be… Link: The Editor speaks: Social Media

Revenge lands young man on probation

Source: Barbados Today A man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a ZR driver then pelting rocks at the vehicle, told Magistrate Sandra Rawlins that he had taken “matters… Link: Revenge lands young man on probation

Photos: Fairmont Southampton ‘Trees Of Hope’

Source: Bernews Fairmont Southampton is urging people to “embrace the true spirit of the holidays” with their Trees of Hope, in which decorated Christmas Trees, sponsored by… Link: Photos: Fairmont Southampton ‘Trees Of Hope’

Drug convict gets costly lesson

Source: Barbados Today A 22 year-old man got a lesson today on how past deeds could haunt you. Shaquille Duante Va-Dahl Stoute of Lightfoot Lane, St Michael appeared… Link: Drug convict gets costly lesson

Small businesses to benefit from E-procurement reform

Source: Bahamas Weekly The new, E-Procurement and Supplier Registry, soon to become a national initiative, will not only help to equalize the playing field between small, medium and… Link: Small businesses to benefit from E-procurement reform

Saba sets up legal desk

Source: Saba News Late February 2019 Saba will see the start of a most welcome pilot project for the island: the opening of a legal desk where people… Link: Saba sets up legal desk

BOT minister highlights massive plastic cut at FCO

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Foreign Office minister with responsibility for the British Overseas Territories and the Commonwealth, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, has announced a huge drop in… Link: BOT minister highlights massive plastic cut at FCO

Bill To Amend Children Act 1998 To Be Tabled

Source: Bernews The Ministry of Legal Affairs will be tabling a Bill on Friday to “amend the Children Act 1998 with regard to litigation guardians, “Attorney General… Link: Bill To Amend Children Act 1998 To Be Tabled

Parliament: Order Of Business For November 30

Source: Bernews Statements on the re-organization of the Human Resource Function in the Public Service and the Community Outreach: Career Development, Registration and Training Drive are due… Link: Parliament: Order Of Business For November 30

MAN WHO RAMMED CAR INTO FAMILY IN BELMOPAN, CHARGED

Source: The Reporter THE REPORTER: News Staff, – Nov. 29th. 2018 Today Darrell Alexander Usher, 32, was formally charged for 5 counts of attempted murder, 5 counts of… Link: MAN WHO RAMMED CAR INTO FAMILY IN BELMOPAN, CHARGED

Sagicor selling all shares to Canadian firm

Source: Curacao Chronicle BRIDGETOWN – Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited is looking to sell all its shares to the Toronto-based Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation, in a US$536 million deal. The… Link: Sagicor selling all shares to Canadian firm

Official Govt & Legal Notices For Nov 29th 2018

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [Nov 29] include Boards Appointments and Notice of Intended Marriages from the Government, and a legal notice from… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For Nov 29th 2018

James & Cipres Win Gold At France Grand Prix

Source: Bernews Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres claimed their second Grand Prix gold medal this season as competition wrapped up at the Internationaux de France in Grenoble… Link: James & Cipres Win Gold At France Grand Prix

Octogenarian dies after snorkel trip

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): An 80-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands on vacation from the United States died Wednesday after a snorkelling trip in the North… Link: Octogenarian dies after snorkel trip

Grouper is off the menu but lobster back on

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): With the Christmas holidays fast approaching, restaurants will be making seasonal changes to their menus as the grouper season closes but open season on… Link: Grouper is off the menu but lobster back on

Butterfield shares slip 1.7 in New York

Source: The Royal Gazette The Royal GazetteBSX Index closed where it opened today at 2,366. 74, as no shares traded on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. Butterfield Banks US-listed shares… Link: Butterfield shares slip 1.7 in New York

PAHO launches campaign to prevent cervical cancer

Source: Curacao Chronicle In the Americas, more than 34,000 women die each year from this disease, which can be prevented through vaccination, screening, and treatment of precancerous lesions.… Link: PAHO launches campaign to prevent cervical cancer

Persons without tickets will be accommodated

Source: Nation Newspaper Those persons who were unable to obtain tickets for the Independence Parade at the Kensington Oval tomorrow, Friday, November 30, are advised that accommodation has… Link: Persons without tickets will be accommodated

Lettuce update

Source: The Royal Gazette The Department of Health today issued the following update on the E. coli outbreak in the US and Canada associated with romaine lettuce. The US… Link: Lettuce update

Chinese Embassy Donates to Bahamas Feeding Network

Source: Bahamas Weekly The People’s Republic of China is helping to feed the needy in the Bahamian community with a generous food donation to the Bahamas Feeding Network… Link: Chinese Embassy Donates to Bahamas Feeding Network

Students UoC gain unique experience in Medellín

Source: Curacao Chronicle WILLEMSTAD – Students and lecturers from the Built Environment department of the Faculty of Technical Sciences (FdTW) of the University of Curaçao Moises da Costa… Link: Students UoC gain unique experience in Medellín

Trio slapped with multiple firearm related charges

Source: iNews Guyana Casey Chapman, 27, a taxi driver of lot 77 South Sophia, Sheldon Andrews, 24, a Guyana Water Inc. (GWI) employee of West Ruimveldt Housing Scheme,… Link: Trio slapped with multiple firearm related charges

Worthing Beach remains closed

Source: Nation Newspaper Worthing Beach remains closed to the public. The closure includes those beaches from the entrance of St. Lawrence Gap to the zone at the bottom… Link: Worthing Beach remains closed

Mail services to Canada resumes

Source: Nation Newspaper Members of the public are asked to note that the Barbados Postal Service (BPS) has resumed all mail services to Canada with immediate effect. This… Link: Mail services to Canada resumes

Grand Bahama Schools Achieve Green Flag Status

Source: Bahamas Weekly Students of Bishop Michael Eldon, Freeport Gospel Chapel and Lucaya International Schools are leading the way in protecting their environment through the Eco-Schools Bahamas Programme… Link: Grand Bahama Schools Achieve Green Flag Status

Public Notice for West Bay Street Road Rehabilitation

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Ministry of Public Works in conjunction with Water & Sewerage Corporation will be conducting road rehabilitation works on West Bay Street from Blake Road… Link: Public Notice for West Bay Street Road Rehabilitation

Port boss officially fired

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Clement Reid has been formally fired as director of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands, officials from PACI have confirmed. In a brief… Link: Port boss officially fired

Ryan gives writings to UWI

Source: Newsday PROF Selwyn Ryan will add to the special collection of distinguished writers at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine, joining elite authors such… Link: Ryan gives writings to UWI

Broad Daylight Shooting Claims Another Life

Source: The Voice The sound of multiple gunshots pierced through the unobtrusive community of Cedars on Thursday afternoon. A man has become the … The post Broad Daylight… Link: Broad Daylight Shooting Claims Another Life

Charity golf day raises 33,000

Source: The Royal Gazette The 1st Annual Skyport, Aecon amp Bermuda Airport Authority Charity Golf Day raised more than 30,000 for two local charities. The event was held on… Link: Charity golf day raises 33,000

Cricket: SLNCA Wheels In Motion

Source: The Voice ON the heels of Saint Lucia’s successful hosting of the 6th edition of the ICC Women’s World Cup T20 Group … The post Cricket: SLNCA… Link: Cricket: SLNCA Wheels In Motion

Alleged sexual assault at Brangman Home

Source: The Royal Gazette Police have confirmed they are investigating an alleged sexual assault at a childrens home in Devonshire last week. TNN Bermuda broke news of the alleged… Link: Alleged sexual assault at Brangman Home

‘Fat Boy’ Shot Dead In Castries

Source: St. Lucia Times A male individual, identified so far only by his alias ‘Fat Boy’, was gunned down near the Adelaide and Francis Memorial Home, Cedars, Castries Thursday… Link: ‘Fat Boy’ Shot Dead In Castries

Section of East Coast Public Rd to be closed Saturday

Source: Stabroek News The Ministry of Public Infrastructure says that a section of the East Coast Demerara Public Road will be temporarily closed, on Saturday December 1, 2018… Link: Section of East Coast Public Rd to be closed Saturday

Biff launches monthly film series

Source: The Royal Gazette The Bermuda International Film Festival BIFF is launching a monthly film series with a screening of Colette starring Keira Knightley and Dominic West. The film… Link: Biff launches monthly film series

BRA apologises for late opening at Pine office

Source: Nation Newspaper The Barbados Revenue Authority has released a statement about their late opening this morning. The following is the full statement: This morning, the supervisor on… Link: BRA apologises for late opening at Pine office

BBCI takes gov’t to court over Berbice Bridge takeover

Source: Stabroek News The Berbice Bridge Company Incorporated says it yesterday served Notice on Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, and the Attorney General that  legal proceedings have… Link: BBCI takes gov’t to court over Berbice Bridge takeover

External creditors not happy with debt

Source: Nation Newspaper The Barbados External Creditor Committee is urging the Mia Mottley administration to engage in good faith negotiations to resolve the external commercial debt default. The… Link: External creditors not happy with debt

Convicted Killer, 78, Confesses To 90 Murders

Source: St. Lucia Times A convicted murderer dubbed one of the “most prolific serial killers in U.S. history” confessed to 90 killings, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), has… Link: Convicted Killer, 78, Confesses To 90 Murders

Barbados Mulling Anti-Gang Legislation

Source: St. Lucia Times Barbados Home Affairs Minister Edmund Hinkson, has announced that his government is mulling anti-gang legislation in the face of escalating gun violence. According to Barbados… Link: Barbados Mulling Anti-Gang Legislation

Senators pass sex offender monitoring Bill

Source: The Royal Gazette Jason Hayward called for greater education and awareness about sex offenders yesterday as the Senate passed legislation to ensure stronger monitoring of those convicted. The… Link: Senators pass sex offender monitoring Bill

Deutsche Bank raided over Panama Papers link

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): German law enforcement officials have raided the Frankfurt headquarters of Deutsche Bank in a money laundering investigation connected to the notorious Panama Papers. German prosecutors allege… Link: Deutsche Bank raided over Panama Papers link

Man charged in Lower Monkey Hill shooting

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Police have charged 24-year-old Kyrhon Philip of John England Village, St. Peters for the offence of Attempted Murder. The incident involves… Link: Man charged in Lower Monkey Hill shooting

Photos: BSID Charity Christmas Wreath Show

Source: Bernews Bidding ends at noon today [Nov 29] for the Bermuda Society of Interior Designers [BSID] Charity Wreath Show & Silent Auction which is being held… Link: Photos: BSID Charity Christmas Wreath Show

Photos/Video: Female Businesses’ Market Night

Source: Bernews In an effort to highlight, showcase, and support female owned businesses, Women who Own and Manage Businesses [WOMB] held their second annual market for female… Link: Photos/Video: Female Businesses’ Market Night

Sand, water and limestone

Source: Barbados Today Public and private sector persons were recently given the opportunity to gain insight into the technical aspects related to extraction of some of the island’s… Link: Sand, water and limestone

U.S. senators ask White House to probe ZTE work in Venezuela

Source: Suriname Times CARACAS – Two U.S. senators on Wednesday will ask the Trump administration to investigate whether ZTE Corp, the Chinese telecommunications company, violated U.S. sanctions by… Link: U.S. senators ask White House to probe ZTE work in Venezuela

Marsh & Guy Staff Clean Up At Fort Hamilton

Source: Bernews Employees of Marsh and Guy Carpenter yesterday participated in a volunteer clean-up at Fort Hamilton. The effort, coordinated with support from the City of Hamilton,… Link: Marsh & Guy Staff Clean Up At Fort Hamilton

Garbage beginning to pile up in city

Source: Suriname Times The garbage that is piling up in residential communities of the city is the result of the new collectors not being familiar with the layout… Link: Garbage beginning to pile up in city

Free Career Building Workshops On December 6

Source: Bernews Whether you are just starting your career, unemployed or underemployed and need assistance with your job search, the Department of Workforce Development is offering free… Link: Free Career Building Workshops On December 6

Focus on FLOW!!!

Source: The New Today Dear Editor, First I would like to thank you for publishing my letter then I would like to thank you again for giving the “little… Link: Focus on FLOW!!!

Stop Discriminating Against Them!

Source: The New Today Many, like me, have observed the way persons react to a certain religious group that is well known for going around house to house and… Link: Stop Discriminating Against Them!

Speaking up… Disrupting the Winner!

Source: The New Today William Joseph Papa Jerry gathered a bundle of characteristics and composed a calypso entitled, ‘The Grenadian Ruler’, recently. Indeed, there is a massive difference between… Link: Speaking up… Disrupting the Winner!

Government to focus on climate change resilience

Source: The New Today A new session of the Grenada Parliament began on Monday with the ruling New National Party (NNP) administration of Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell administration… Link: Government to focus on climate change resilience

$300,000 bail for drug accused

Source: The New Today After spending approximately two weeks at Her Majesty’s Prison due to the refusal by Chief Magistrate Tamara Gill to grant bail, Venezuelan national Breeny Emeneria… Link: 0,000 bail for drug accused

Giving back

Source: The New Today Presentation College Grenada was the recent beneficiary of a donation of school supplies from the New York-based Life Quality Foundation Inc. The handing over ceremony… Link: Giving back

Workers Delivered on Tuesday

Source: The New Today By Carrema Lewis It was a major show of force Tuesday as public sector employees including teachers took to the streets of the capital to… Link: Workers Delivered on Tuesday

‘Reform health care’ despite $ crisis

Source: Barbados Today Defying current tight economic circumstances countries like Barbados should move towards providing universal health care because the social benefits could spur economic growth, but restricted… Link: ‘Reform health care’ despite $ crisis

Mother plants tree to remember slain daughter

Source: Jamaica Star It has been a year since Desiree Gibbon was murdered in Montego Bay, St James.Gibbon, who had Jamaican roots, had travelled to Jamaica on October… Link: Mother plants tree to remember slain daughter

Fisherman's savings go up in smoke

Source: Jamaica Star Everton Dacres, one of the victims in yesterday’s fire in the Bell Rock community, said that apart from losing his home and shop, an undetermined… Link: Fisherman's savings go up in smoke

Baby found in bushes doing well

Source: Jamaica Star A baby who was found in bushes in the Kingston Gardens community on Monday is said to be doing well.According to reports from the Allman… Link: Baby found in bushes doing well

Microsoft wins $479.2 million contract from US Army

Source: Nation Newspaper The United States Army said on Wednesday that it has awarded Microsoft Corp a $479.2 million contract to supply prototypes for the Army’s augmented reality… Link: Microsoft wins 9.2 million contract from US Army

Core Demonstrates Virtual Reality To Premier

Source: Bernews Core Ltd started the incorporation process which which will see their HQ relocate from London to Bermuda, and the company recently met with Premier David… Link: Core Demonstrates Virtual Reality To Premier

Haiti – Diplomacy : Canada concerned about civil unrest in Haiti

Source: Haiti Libre Following the turmoil in Haiti and the socio-political instability, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau expressed Canada's concern… Link: Haiti – Diplomacy : Canada concerned about civil unrest in Haiti

Watch Tv On The Go With Flow

Source: Island Sun Telecommunications company FLOW has launched its FLOW to GO TV app, which is a feature that would allow customers who utilize the company’s television services… Link: Watch Tv On The Go With Flow

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