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March 13, 2019

Archives for January 2019

Lighting the way

Source: Barbados Today Barbados’ 28 000 streetlights will be replaced with LED technology. This upgrade to the island’s street lighting complement is being undertaken as a necessary transition… Link: Lighting the way

Windies fired up

Source: Nation Newspaper NORTH SOUND – Another incisive display from West Indies’ seamers once again brutally exposed England’s suspect batting, as the visitors folded cheaply in their first… Link: Windies fired up

Economic uncertainty for 2019

Source: Barbados Today Barbados is essentially “feeling its way in dark” for 2019. This is one leading economist’s take from the Barbados Central Bank’s report 2018 report released… Link: Economic uncertainty for 2019

From Classic to Pro

Source: Nation Newspaper This is going to be a historic year for Barbados in bodybuilding and fitness competitions. That’s because a pro qualifier and a pro contest will… Link: From Classic to Pro

Super Bowl matches Patriots and Rams

Source: Cayman Compass Multiple bars along West Bay Road such as Legendz, Lone Star, PD’s and Coconut Joe’s will definitely be airing the Super Bowl, with Salty’s in… Link: Super Bowl matches Patriots and Rams

Unemployment on the rise

Source: Barbados Today The rate of unemployment for the third quarter (July to September) of 2018 stood at 10.7 per cent, an increase of 2.5 percentage points from… Link: Unemployment on the rise

India’s Rayudu banned from bowling by ICC

Source: Antigua Observer India’s Ambati Rayudu has been banned from bowling in international cricket because of a suspect action.Part-time bowler Rayudu was reported after India’s one-day international defeat… Link: India’s Rayudu banned from bowling by ICC

Concorde to be added to Symmonds’ Ministry

Source: Barbados Today Minister of Tourism and International Transport  Kerrie Symmonds says his ministry will be responsible for the Barbados Concorde Experience which is to become the star… Link: Concorde to be added to Symmonds’ Ministry

Smith hundred floors Pride as Volcanoes cruise

Source: Guyana Chronicle BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC) – Devon Smith dominated with his 37th first class hundred as Windward Islands Volcanoes collared Barbados Pride’s bowlers, on the opening day… Link: Smith hundred floors Pride as Volcanoes cruise

Minister: Transfer on hold

Source: Nation Newspaper The transfer of the 14-year-old boy from Grantley Adams Memorial Secondary School in St Joseph to Darryl Jordan Secondary School in St Lucy has been… Link: Minister: Transfer on hold

CPL’s $US20.8 million boost

Source: Barbados Today Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) today announced that the tournament’s economic impact for Barbados last year was US$20,841,961.  The tournament was staged between August 8… Link: CPL’s $US20.8 million boost

Open letter to swim fraternity

Source: Antigua Observer It is with heartfelt national pride and a great degree of pleasure that I pen this letter to congratulate Kevinia, Elvira, Samara, and Christal, the… Link: Open letter to swim fraternity

EDITORIAL – The alarming departure of Fire Chief Hails

Source: Cayman Compass The government’s latest failure to safeguard supposedly confidential documents threatens Cayman’s reputation for legitimate privacy and information security, a cornerstone of our financial services sector. Link: EDITORIAL – The alarming departure of Fire Chief Hails

Amendments to Trust Law expected

Source: Cayman Compass Government is planning to amend the Trusts Law and related regulations this year, Minister for Financial Services Tara Rivers announced at the STEP Cayman Conference… Link: Amendments to Trust Law expected

Govt not addressing root causes

Source: Barbados Today The Mia Mottley-led Barbados Labor Party administration is failing miserably on the issue of crime and violence, according to President of the African Heritage Foundation,… Link: Govt not addressing root causes

New program aims to promote robotics

Source: Cayman Compass Glenda McTaggart would like to see Cayman students take over the world of robotics, or at least play a part in the burgeoning technical field.… Link: New program aims to promote robotics

Reform needed

Source: Barbados Today Prime Minister, Mia Mottley says gross under population is one of many major obstacles to the economic development of Barbados and the wider region which… Link: Reform needed

No. 73 Young Warriors, Scottsburg United clash in final tomorrow

Source: Guyana Chronicle 73 Young Warriors and Scottsburg United have reached the final of the Trophy Stall Port Mourant, Berbice-sponsored Upper Corentyne Cricket Association Under-19 50 overs round-robin… Link: No. 73 Young Warriors, Scottsburg United clash in final tomorrow

Cops digging deeper

Source: Nation Newspaper Police are probing a major car theft racket which has resulted in hundreds of vehicles disappearing. Initially when the popular brand was being stolen –… Link: Cops digging deeper

Bruceville Man Charged For Attempting to Kill Cousin

Source: St. Lucia Times A Bruceville, Vieux Fort man has been charged with attempting to kill his cousin during a recent shooting incident. Law enforcement  officials have identified the… Link: Bruceville Man Charged For Attempting to Kill Cousin

Father: I tried my best

Source: Nation Newspaper “I feel like I fail my Ramario.” That was the heart-rending statement of Anthony Wiltshire, father of 18-year-old Ramario Antonio Roach who was charged for… Link: Father: I tried my best

Still No Arrests in Botched Attempt on Marcus Zelaya’s Life

Source: Channel 5 Belize Marcus Zelaya Gladden was shot on Wednesday night, but previous to that shooting, in the same area, twenty-one-year-old Marcus Zelaya was targeted. Investigators are looking… Link: Still No Arrests in Botched Attempt on Marcus Zelaya’s Life

Jordy’s Killer Remains on the Loose

Source: Channel 5 Belize Jordy Flores In Punta Gorda tonight, the police remain on alert following the murder of Jordy Flores. The thirty-year-old was executed on Tuesday evening by… Link: Jordy’s Killer Remains on the Loose

Gov’t says to file appeal to CJ’s ruling

Source: Stabroek News Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana statement on rulings of Chief Justice Roxane George The Government of Guyana notes and respects the rulings of… Link: Gov’t says to file appeal to CJ’s ruling

Death Announcement

Source: Cayman Eye News Cathy (L) and Christopher (R) It is with much sadness we have to report the death of Catherine (Cathy) Wilson who died in England yesterday… Link: Death Announcement

The Editor speaks: Stray dogs

Source: Cayman Eye News Colin Wilson At last something is being done to round up the stray dogs that walk around our neighborhood and not only at night. Most… Link: The Editor speaks: Stray dogs

ILS Appoints Kathleen Faries & Tim Tetlow

Source: Bernews ILS Bermuda has announced the appointment of Kathleen Faries as the new Chair and Tim Tetlow as the Deputy Chair of the company. A spokesperson… Link: ILS Appoints Kathleen Faries & Tim Tetlow

Social Work in progress

Source: Saba News The Public Entity Saba is investing in the Community Development Department. The opening of the office last summer was a next step for Saba in… Link: Social Work in progress

GECOM warns of strange persons visiting homes

Source: Kaieteur News   The Guyana Elections Commission is urging citizens to be alert and not divulge personal information to persons visiting their homes under the pretense of… Link: GECOM warns of strange persons visiting homes

V.I. Kmarts Slated for Survival

Source: St. John Source Shoppers at kmart, Tutu Park The first month of 2019 has been brutal in bankruptcy court for Sears Holdings Co. But among the 838 legal… Link: V.I. Kmarts Slated for Survival

January 2019: Top 10 Bernews “Photo Of Day”

Source: Bernews Providing our readers with a look at Bermuda’s natural beauty each morning, Bernews features a “Photo of the Day” in our email newsletters, on social… Link: January 2019: Top 10 Bernews “Photo Of Day”

Fort Bay Harbor project is getting shape

Source: Saba News The Fort Bay harbor project is proceeding steadily. On Wednesday, January 30, a meeting took place of the harbor advisory committee, the executive project board… Link: Fort Bay Harbor project is getting shape

9 homeless as toddler perishes in Mon Repos fire

Source: iNews Guyana A toddler perished on Thursday afternoon when a Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara (ECD) house went up in flames, also leaving nine homeless. According to… Link: 9 homeless as toddler perishes in Mon Repos fire

PHC Foundation Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Source: Bernews The PHC Foundation, started in by 2004 by members of the Pembroke Hamilton Club [PHC], is celebrating their 15th anniversary. The PHC Foundation’s mission is… Link: PHC Foundation Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Official Govt & Legal Notices For Jan 31st 2019

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [Jan 31] include Cancellation of Registration, Notice of Proposed Delisting of A Building, Boards Appointments, PATI Contracts… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For Jan 31st 2019

Uncertainty over Smiths move

Source: The Royal Gazette Transfer deadline-day has come and gone and uncertainty still surrounds the future of Bermuda striker Jont Smith. Smith, 24, was rumoured to heading to Sky… Link: Uncertainty over Smiths move

30 Minute Video: January 31 ZBM Evening News

Source: Bernews With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening… Link: 30 Minute Video: January 31 ZBM Evening News

4.4 quake recorded in T&T

Source: iNews Guyana PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre recorded a 4.4 earthquake that rocked sections of the twin… Link: 4.4 quake recorded in T&T

Westmoreland wanted man shot and killed

Source: Jamaica Star Rohan ‘Tickman’ Black, a man the Westmorland police classified as wanted, was shot and killed by lawmen on Tuesday. “The police was doing a patrol… Link: Westmoreland wanted man shot and killed

Guyana: Chief Justice Rules No Confidence Motion Was Valid

Source: St. Lucia Times Guyana Chronicle:-  Chief Justice (ag)Roxanne George-Wiltshire on Thursday afternoon ruled that the no confidence motion, which was voted in the National Assembly last December, was carried.… Link: Guyana: Chief Justice Rules No Confidence Motion Was Valid

SLP Congratulates Its MPs After Failed No Confidence Vote

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:–  The Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) congratulates the Opposition members on their outstanding performance in the Lower House on, Tuesday, 29th January, 2019.… Link: SLP Congratulates Its MPs After Failed No Confidence Vote

Wollmann siblings fall two places

Source: The Royal Gazette Benn Smith lost ground on day three of the World Cup Series Miami in Miami, Florida, yesterday. Competing in the silver fleet in the Laser… Link: Wollmann siblings fall two places

BREAKING: 33 is a majority – Chief Justice rules

Source: Guyana Times Acting Chief Justice Roxanne George, SC, moments ago ruled that the No Confidence Resolution was validly passed on December 21, 2018 in the National Assembly… Link: BREAKING: 33 is a majority – Chief Justice rules

Guyana: Charrandass Persaud Vote Valid

Source: St. Lucia Times Stabroek News:-  This story is developing and will be updated. The vote of former APNU+AFC MP Charrandass Persaud which brought down the government in a vote… Link: Guyana: Charrandass Persaud Vote Valid

Minister Dames Opens BDOCS Senior Management Seminar

Source: Bahamas Weekly Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames opens the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services (BDOCS) Senior Management Seminar, on January 31, 2019, at the… Link: Minister Dames Opens BDOCS Senior Management Seminar

Paris Cops Jailed In Rape Of Canadian Tourist

Source: St. Lucia Times BBC:– Two police officers have been found guilty of raping a 39-year-old Canadian woman at a renowned Paris police headquarters in 2014. They were both… Link: Paris Cops Jailed In Rape Of Canadian Tourist

Charrandass Persaud vote valid – Chief Justice

Source: Stabroek News The vote of former APNU+AFC MP Charrandass Persaud which brought down the government in a vote of no-confidence on December 21  is valid, Chief Justice… Link: Charrandass Persaud vote valid – Chief Justice

Blue Capital reports 24.9m loss

Source: The Royal Gazette Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd made a net loss of 24. 9 million, or 2. 84 per share, for the fourth quarter. The net loss… Link: Blue Capital reports 24.9m loss

Green lights to save millions

Source: Nation Newspaper Government has partnered with Caribbean LED lighting to replace most of the public street lights in Barbados. Yesterday in the Ministry of Energy and Water… Link: Green lights to save millions

Crime Stop pays out $8 million to whistleblowers

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Crime Stop is reporting a 67 increase in the number of arrests from tips received in 2018 resulting in $8 million in payout to whistleblowers.… Link: Crime Stop pays out million to whistleblowers

RenRe reports 83.9m loss

Source: The Royal Gazette RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. recorded a net loss of 83. 9 million, or 2. 10 per diluted common share, in the fourth quarter of 2018. That… Link: RenRe reports 83.9m loss

Jobs to go at Bermuda Broadcasting Company

Source: The Royal Gazette Three staff are to be made redundant at the Bermuda Broadcasting Company, the firm announced this afternoon. A spokesman for the company said the broadcaster… Link: Jobs to go at Bermuda Broadcasting Company

Teen charged with three counts of murder

Source: Nation Newspaper Triple murder accused, eighteen-year-old Ramario Roach, of River Bay, St Lucy, has been charged with three counts of murder. The victims, one male and two… Link: Teen charged with three counts of murder

Dart plans ‘pop-up’ 7MB bar

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Dart Group has revealed plans to open what it has termed a “pop-up bar and restaurant” on Seven Mile Beach this spring. The… Link: Dart plans ‘pop-up’ 7MB bar

DPM: Rolle’s “ Inheritance Claims Untrue”

Source: Jones Bahamas Deputy  Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Peter Turnquest has put to rest renewed claims of the government’s alleged role and knowledge of a purported… Link: DPM: Rolle’s “ Inheritance Claims Untrue”

Taxi Drivers Strike Sit Outside Parliament

Source: Jones Bahamas Members of The Bahamas Taxi Cab Union are in full strike mode in the face of what they say is a complete disregard and disrespect… Link: Taxi Drivers Strike Sit Outside Parliament

Trade Disputes Filed For C V Bethel Teachers

Source: Jones Bahamas Two trade disputes have been filed on behalf of the teachers at C V Bethel Senior High School, President of The Bahamas Union of Teachers,… Link: Trade Disputes Filed For C V Bethel Teachers

BAHAMAS STAGNATED BY CORRUPTION

Source: Jones Bahamas The Bahamas dropped in rank in Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index this past Monday after dropping by one in the ranking.  This list of 179… Link: BAHAMAS STAGNATED BY CORRUPTION

Cooper Slams Gov’t Borrowing

Source: Jones Bahamas The Opposition is  not in support of resolutions debated in the House of Assembly yesterday in relation to the government acquiring more loans from the… Link: Cooper Slams Gov’t Borrowing

Haiti – Economy : Inflation crosses the bar of 15%

Source: Haiti Libre According to the new Consumer Price Index (CPI base 100, 2017-2018) in December 2018 the index reached 111.2 against 109.6 the previous month, a monthly… Link: Haiti – Economy : Inflation crosses the bar of 15%

BTA: Digital Arrival Card Offered For Visitors

Source: Bernews Visitors to Bermuda can now complete an immigration arrival card online before they fly, saving time and making their experience through the airport more frictionless,… Link: BTA: Digital Arrival Card Offered For Visitors

Thousands of East Canje residents without potable water

Source: iNews Guyana Thousands of residents are without potable water as three pump stations, which serve the East Canje, Berbice Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) communities are not functioning.… Link: Thousands of East Canje residents without potable water

EYEWITNESS: Sleeping…

Source: iNews Guyana …or bought out? Suddenly, Moses Nagamootoo thinks the time is ripe for “constitutional reform”!! Really?? With constitutional reform the main plank of the AFC for… Link: EYEWITNESS: Sleeping…

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights New Terminal Roof

Source: Bernews Skyport has released the latest episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this episode highlighting the… Link: Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights New Terminal Roof

Police bust gamblers and drug users

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service conducted two drug operations over the weekend, one in East End and one on Cayman Brac, and also… Link: Police bust gamblers and drug users

Lucian Peoples Movement To Be Dissolved

Source: St. Lucia Times The opposition Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM) is in the process of being dissolved, its leader, Therold Prudent, has confirmed. He said he and other party… Link: Lucian Peoples Movement To Be Dissolved

‘God Wanted Trump To Become President’

Source: St. Lucia Times Sky News:-  God wanted Donald Trump to become US president, according to Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The White House press secretary was speaking to Christian Broadcasting Network… Link: ‘God Wanted Trump To Become President’

Liverpool heldby Leicester

Source: Jamaica Star (AP):Liverpool could not fully capitalise on Manchester City’s latest slip-up in the English Premier League title race, only drawing 1-1 with Leicester to extend their… Link: Liverpool heldby Leicester

MOCKED FOR BEING SICK

Source: Jamaica Star When Lisa Grant was 17 years old, she got up one morning with an itchy eye.Some time after, the eye began to bulge, but she… Link: MOCKED FOR BEING SICK

Desperate mother pleads for a home

Source: Jamaica Star Nickeisha Ingram is desperate to provide a stable home for her children. The 39-year-old mother of six girls currently lives with four of them -… Link: Desperate mother pleads for a home

Island Mourns Leroy “Tubby” Richardson.

Source: Bernews The community is mourning the passing of former St. George’s Cricket Club Cup Match captain Leroy “Tubby” Richardson. MP Renee Ming said, “We at the… Link: Island Mourns Leroy “Tubby” Richardson.

Nova Mas International Registration Mixer Today

Source: Bernews Nova Mas International will host a registration mixer entitled ‘Revelation – The Lost Civilizations’ today [Jan 31] from 5.30pm to 7.30pm at Island Kaddy at… Link: Nova Mas International Registration Mixer Today

No Confidence Motion was a waste of time

Source: The Voice THE EDITOR: I find the whole Motion of No Confidence moved against the government and the prime minister was a … The post No Confidence… Link: No Confidence Motion was a waste of time

Kevin Smith Promoted To IBC Managing Director

Source: Bernews IBC Bermuda Ltd. announced the promotion of Kevin Smith to Managing Director. Mr. Smith joined IBC 20 years ago, in 1999, as Manager of IBC/ZipX… Link: Kevin Smith Promoted To IBC Managing Director

Fair in the Chair

Source: The Voice SPEAKER of the House of Assembly Andy Daniel must be commended for his conduct of the proceedings during Tuesday’s first … The post Fair in… Link: Fair in the Chair

UWP MPS Pledged Full Confidence In PM

Source: The Voice A press statement from the Office of the Prime Minister says the House of Assembly “spoke loud and clear from … The post UWP MPS… Link: UWP MPS Pledged Full Confidence In PM

21 Suspected Drug Traffickers On Trial In Martinique

Source: St. Lucia Times Twenty-one suspected drug traffickers from three Caribbean Islands have gone on trial in Martinique, local news reports say. The suspects, from Guadeloupe, Dominica and Saint… Link: 21 Suspected Drug Traffickers On Trial In Martinique

31 Jan Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 31 Jan Thu 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate to fresh winds along with moderate to rough seas are expected over the Cayman area for… Link: 31 Jan Weather in Cayman

Man stabbed multiple times at Jemmotts Lane

Source: Nation Newspaper Police are investigating the circumstances into a stabbing with occurred around 9:15 pm on Wednesday, January 30.  Acting Public Relations Officer Sargeant Micheal Blackman said “police responded to… Link: Man stabbed multiple times at Jemmotts Lane

Man stabbed multiple times at Jemmotts Lane

Source: Barbados Today A St George man was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) for treatment last night following a stabbing incident at Jemmotts Lane, St Michael.… Link: Man stabbed multiple times at Jemmotts Lane

Thousands without potable water at East Canje

Source: Guyana Times Three pump stations, which serve the East Canje, Berbice Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) communities are not functioning, leaving thousands of residents without potable water. Residents… Link: Thousands without potable water at East Canje

NICIL’s CEO Horace James dies

Source: Guyana Times Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL), Horace James, died on Wednesday morning at his home in Linden, Region… Link: NICIL’s CEO Horace James dies

Berbicians protest state of New Amsterdam Hospital

Source: Guyana Times …calls for removal of CEO By Andrew Carmichael Residents of New Amsterdam, Berbice and surrounding areas are calling on the Government to address the rapidly… Link: Berbicians protest state of New Amsterdam Hospital

Canada advises Irfaan Ali to delay trip

Source: Guyana Times Please see full statement by People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali: PPP/C Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali “I have noted the mischief being peddled… Link: Canada advises Irfaan Ali to delay trip

Chief Justice to hand down decision today

Source: Guyana Times No-confidence resolution challenge As the March 21, 2019 countdown for elections approaches, all eyes will be focused on acting Chief Justice Roxane George, SC, who… Link: Chief Justice to hand down decision today

Top Tourism Jobs For Nationals

Source: Antigua Observer Two Antiguans and Barbudans have been appointed to top positions in the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA). They are Lorraine Headley-Raeburn, the new Chairperson… Link: Top Tourism Jobs For Nationals

Rental tax under consideration

Source: The Royal Gazette Curtis Dickinson, the Minister of Finance, said tax increases included in the Pre-Budget Report were being considered, but were not guaranteed. However, he told an… Link: Rental tax under consideration

Carifta team could be best yet

Source: The Royal Gazette Ben Smith, Bermudas national swim coach, believes the island could send its strongest team to compete at the Carifta Games in the Cayman Islands in… Link: Carifta team could be best yet

Smith misses the cut

Source: The Royal Gazette Benn Smith fell short of his primary objective at the World Cup Series Miami, but said there are still positives to take away from the… Link: Smith misses the cut

Discovery Wines expands into Hamilton

Source: The Royal Gazette Looking for organic gin, inexpensive Malbec, or wine accessories Discovery Wines new Hamilton store has it all. Discovery Wines opened a boutique store on the… Link: Discovery Wines expands into Hamilton

Xtreme Sports Games moves to new venue

Source: The Royal Gazette Wearing a giant bubble costume and crashing into colleagues while playing football has to be one of the more unconventional ways for corporate employees to… Link: Xtreme Sports Games moves to new venue

TT’s energy, more than LNG

Source: Newsday CAMILLE M BETHEL Even as energy experts and technocrats gather at the Hyatt Regency in Port of Spain to discuss the future of this country’s… Link: TT’s energy, more than LNG

CANADA BLOCKS IRFAAN

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Canadian High Commission ‘advises’ Irfaan Ali not to travel to Canada …cites multi-million dollar fraud charges THE presidential ambitions of Irfaan Ali has hit a… Link: CANADA BLOCKS IRFAAN

Should Cabinet resign immediately?

Source: Guyana Chronicle …chief justice to deliver ruling today in landmark case THE government cannot operate without a Cabinet, such would be a recipe for chaos, Attorney General… Link: Should Cabinet resign immediately?

The necessity of govt’s GSDS

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE APNU+AFC government’s implementation of the Green State Development Strategy (GSDS) is not just one of the best frameworks within which national development may be… Link: The necessity of govt’s GSDS

PM to appoint auditors in Petrojam probe

Source: Jamaica Gleaner The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has sought to backpedal on statements made by Permanent Secretary Sancia Bennett Templer on Tuesday regarding an audit… Link: PM to appoint auditors in Petrojam probe

Jamaica misses boat to showcase local talent at UNWTO conference

Source: Jamaica Gleaner The use of mass-produced Chinese promotional items by the organisers of the UNWTO 2nd Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth has been met with strong disapproval by at least… Link: Jamaica misses boat to showcase local talent at UNWTO conference

Reid wants code of conduct for educators in politics

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid has called for both Cabinet and the parliamentary Opposition to mull over the formulation of a code of conduct for… Link: Reid wants code of conduct for educators in politics

IMF,Revenue Watch warns…Govt. must demand guarantees from parent companies in oil sector-it’s necessary to ensure Guyana is fully compensated in any eventuality

Source: Kaieteur News By Kiana Wilburg Governments of oil producing nations should always examine the assets of subsidiary companies signing onto an oil deal with them. It could… Link: IMF,Revenue Watch warns…Govt. must demand guarantees from parent companies in oil sector-it’s necessary to ensure Guyana is fully compensated in any eventuality

Radically improved Bartica Stelling enters second phase

Source: Kaieteur News The reconstruction of the Bartica Stelling has entered its second phase. Courtney Benn Contracting Services Limited was awarded the contract for the first phase by… Link: Radically improved Bartica Stelling enters second phase

Disgusting & Inhumane Conditions At Main Police Detention

Source: The Reporter reporter.bz – REPORTER News Staff – Jan. 30th. – VIDEO BELOWToday Commissioner of Police Chester Williams told the Reporter that even before the pictures of… Link: Disgusting & Inhumane Conditions At Main Police Detention

Lewis retains Flying Ace Cycle Club presidency

Source: Guyana Chronicle LONGSTANDING cycling administrator John Lewis was re-elected president of the Flying Ace Cycle Club (FACC) for the third consecutive term when the club held its… Link: Lewis retains Flying Ace Cycle Club presidency

BCB appoints Naidu as new PRO

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) has appointed Simon Naidu as its new Public Relations Officer (PRO). Naidu, who is also the assistant/secretary of the Rose… Link: BCB appoints Naidu as new PRO

West Indies women arrive in Karachi for T20I series

Source: Guyana Chronicle A 13-MEMBER West Indies women’s squad led by Merissa Aguilleira with a support staff comprising eight members landed in Karachi yesterday for the first visit… Link: West Indies women arrive in Karachi for T20I series

DLP alarmed at Dottin’s engagement

Source: Barbados Today The political party that formed the last Government in Barbados is the latest voice to condemn Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s recent appointment of former Commissioner… Link: DLP alarmed at Dottin’s engagement

SCA president discloses restructuring plans at AGM

Source: Guyana Chronicle … Yunis Motara lone newcomer among executive body By Frederick Halley AS part of its restructuring plans for the new season, Scarborough Cricket Association (SCA)… Link: SCA president discloses restructuring plans at AGM

UVI Diver Plays with Wild Dolphins

Source: St. John Source Prosterman swims with a dolphin in 1994. (Submitted photo) Steve Prosterman, dive safety officer for the University of the Virgin Islands, divides his time between… Link: UVI Diver Plays with Wild Dolphins

BWA Encounters a Setback at Applewhaites pumping station

Source: Nation Newspaper The Barbados Water Authority has encountered a setback in resolution of the pump issues being experienced at the Applewhaites Pumping Station. This setback will mean… Link: BWA Encounters a Setback at Applewhaites pumping station

BARDIN releases drug report

Source: Barbados Today With the debate raging on regarding the legalization of marijuana, which has resulted in Government’s promise to hold a referendum to decide on recreational use,… Link: BARDIN releases drug report

Barbados urged to follow Jamaica’s IMF blueprint

Source: Barbados Today Barbados can come out stronger at the end its four-year International Monetary Fund (IMF) program, should Government learn the lessons from Jamaica’s experience. This advice… Link: Barbados urged to follow Jamaica’s IMF blueprint

Leadership issue remains

Source: Nation Newspaper  ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has warned that unless there is a change in the current administration of Cricket West… Link: Leadership issue remains

Pushing tolerance in tourism

Source: Barbados Today Tourism officials are encouraged by Barbados’ efforts as a tourist destination to be more inclusive and tolerant of members of the Lesbian, Gays, Bisexual, Transgender… Link: Pushing tolerance in tourism

 Four in a row for Purple House?

Source: Nation Newspaper  It’s more than likely that Hurley House (Purple) will be taking their victory lap when all the events are completed at St Bernard’s Inter-house Athletics… Link:  Four in a row for Purple House?

Student shock

Source: Nation Newspaper    THE GRANTLEY ADAMS MEMORIAL SCHOOL student who was photographed holding a sign during a student protest last October, has been transferred to Daryll Jordan… Link: Student shock

No reduction in level of corruption

Source: Nation Newspaper PERCEPTION of public sector corruption in Barbados has not declined, but it is the lowest in the Caribbean.  That’s based on the 2018 Corruption Perceptions… Link: No reduction in level of corruption

Gabriel’s pace a handful for any batsman, says Holder

Source: St. Lucia News Online Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Jan 30, CMC – West Indies skipper Jason Holder has backed fit-again speedster Shannon Gabriel to rattle England… Link: Gabriel’s pace a handful for any batsman, says Holder

Buoyant Windies eye rare series win but wary of backlash

Source: St. Lucia News Online West Indies captain Jason Holder reacts during training on Wednesday ahead of the second Test against England. (Photo courtesy CWI Media) ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Jan… Link: Buoyant Windies eye rare series win but wary of backlash

ComPol Explains Darrel Usher’s Lock-Up Situation

Source: Channel 5 Belize Darrel Usher The images were circulated on Facebook by Police Corporal Darrel Usher, who is on interdiction. Now, Usher and his brother spent more than… Link: ComPol Explains Darrel Usher’s Lock-Up Situation

B.A.L. Fire Still Being Investigating

Source: Channel 5 Belize The National Fire Service continues to investigate the fire that broke out at Belize Aquaculture Limited near Placencia on Monday evening. We understand fire officials… Link: B.A.L. Fire Still Being Investigating

Plans To Rename Serenity Park In Castries

Source: St. Lucia Times There are plans to rename Serenity Park in Castries in honour of Sir William George Mallet, former Governor General of Saint Lucia, it has been… Link: Plans To Rename Serenity Park In Castries

Drink recipe of the week

Source: Cayman Eye News Gina’s Super Bowl Punch From Food Network This crowd-ready punch is filled with vodka, beer, limeade and club soda. Recipe courtesy of The Neelys Level: EasyTotal: 10… Link: Drink recipe of the week

Ethics law undergoing another review

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The long-awaited Standards in Public Life Law, which was first passed by the Legislative Assembly more than four years ago, is going through another… Link: Ethics law undergoing another review

Players give skipper Holder thumbs up

Source: St. Lucia News Online West Indies captain Jason Holder shares a laugh with teammates during final preparation for the second Test on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy CWI Media) ST JOHN’S,… Link: Players give skipper Holder thumbs up

Sandals Foundation Backs Grow Well Junior Golf Program

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:-  The Sandals Foundation has long expressed a belief in the transformative effect of golf in the development of young people. Research has shown that… Link: Sandals Foundation Backs Grow Well Junior Golf Program

Denly set for debut as England ditch Jennings

Source: St. Lucia News Online Left-handed opener Keaton Jennings. ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Jan 30, CMC – England will hand Joe Denly his Test debut after dropping failing opener Keaton Jennings,… Link: Denly set for debut as England ditch Jennings

Windies women praise enhanced security after arriving for T20s

Source: St. Lucia News Online Stand-in West Indies skipper Merissa Aguilleira. KARACHI, Pakistan, Jan 30, CMC – West Indies Women touched down here Wednesday for their three-match Twenty20 International series… Link: Windies women praise enhanced security after arriving for T20s

BIFF Flix To Screen ‘The Wife’ On February 6

Source: Bernews The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] will screen drama ‘The Wife’ starring Golden Globe winner Glenn Close at the next installment of its monthly series, BIFF… Link: BIFF Flix To Screen ‘The Wife’ On February 6

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Feb 8 – 10th

Source: Bernews According to today’s [Jan 30] official notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints from Friday, 8 February to Sunday, 10 February; with… Link: Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Feb 8 – 10th

Butterfield Donates $20K For School Supplies

Source: Bernews The Bank of Butterfield has purchased $20,000 worth of school supplies for Bermuda’s public primary schools through local organisation Support Public Schools [SPS] Bermuda. SPS aims… Link: Butterfield Donates K For School Supplies

Canada advises Irfaan Ali to delay trip

Source: iNews Guyana People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali said he was advised not to travel to Canada where he was scheduled to meet with the… Link: Canada advises Irfaan Ali to delay trip

Clearwater STEM Class Students Building ROVs

Source: Bernews Minister of Education Diallo Rabain recently visited the science, technology, engineering and mathematics [STEM] class at Clearwater Middle School. The students are building several submersible… Link: Clearwater STEM Class Students Building ROVs

Sargassum Study Underway In CARICOM States

Source: St. Lucia Times CRFM Press Release:–  The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) has initiated a regional fact-finding study to document the record-breaking influx of Sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean… Link: Sargassum Study Underway In CARICOM States

30 Minute Video: January 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: January 30 ZBM Evening News

Cocoyea fire victim thanks rescuers

Source: Newsday COCOYEA fire victim Evan Williams, 85, managed a smile when he saw his rescuer, councillor for Cocoyea/Tarouba, Teresa Lynch, at San Fernando General Hospital today.… Link: Cocoyea fire victim thanks rescuers

BFM CFO resigns

Source: The Royal Gazette Michael White, BFampM Ltds chief financial officer, has resigned, the company announced tonight. The insurer and pension manager made the announcement in a regulatory filing… Link: BFM CFO resigns

ComPol Comments About Detained Police Officer

Source: The Reporter reporter.bz – REPORTER News Staff – Jan. 30th. VIDEO BELOW –On Sunday, Police detained Police Officer Darrell ‘Tutsi’ Usher and his brother Dorian after an official… Link: ComPol Comments About Detained Police Officer

Farmer freed of 2017 murder

Source: Newsday A SANTA Cruz man was acquitted today of the murder of another villager by Chief Magistrate Maria Busby Earle-Caddle. Izer Scott, also known as Isaac,… Link: Farmer freed of 2017 murder

Geriatric Hospital's 8th Annual Pushathon announced

Source: Bahamas Weekly Winston Gaitor, pictured centre, looks forward to being in the Winner’s Circle again in the 2019 Geriatric Hospital 8th Annual Pushathon, on Saturday, April 27,… Link: Geriatric Hospital's 8th Annual Pushathon announced

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