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October 16, 2019

Archives for April 2019

Tank plan tottering

Source: Nation Newspaper It appears the Barbados Water Authority’s (BWA) attempts to make rural Barbadians owners of their own water tanks have fallen flat. The BWA launched its… Link: Tank plan tottering

More adopting children than fostering

Source: Nation Newspaper Barbadians are preferring to adopt children rather than being foster parents. This has become a concern for the Child Care Board as the majority of… Link: More adopting children than fostering

The best Gems for World Cup

Source: Nation Newspaper Barbados will be fielding the brightest and best Gems when they head off to the Netball World Cup in Liverpool in July. That is the… Link: The best Gems for World Cup

New owners for Tridents

Source: Nation Newspaper Embattled Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya will not have ownership of Barbados Tridents for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL) season, organisers said here on… Link: New owners for Tridents

‘Devastated’ Hales reps criticise ECB

Source: Guyana Chronicle ALEX Hales’ representatives say he is “devastated” by the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) decision to remove him from their preliminary World Cup squad.… Link: ‘Devastated’ Hales reps criticise ECB

Belizean Flag is Removed by Guats from Sarstoon Island

Source: Channel 5 Belize The Sarstoon remains a hotspot in southern Belize because the Guatemalan Armed Forces has consistently behaved as if the entire island is under their control. … Link: Belizean Flag is Removed by Guats from Sarstoon Island

VENEZUELA – Chaos in Caracas

Source: Barbados Today CARACAS, Venezuela — Opposition leader Juan Guaidó took a bold step to revive his movement to seize power in Venezuela, taking to the streets Tuesday… Link: VENEZUELA – Chaos in Caracas

Top swimmers to compete

Source: Barbados Today Several of Barbados top-ranking swimmers including 2016 Olympian Alex Sobers are expected to compete on home soil when the island hosts the Central American and… Link: Top swimmers to compete

‘CWI finances worse than you think’

Source: Barbados Today PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The financial situation of Cricket West Indies (CWI) is much worse than previously thought, says newly elected president Ricky Skerritt.… Link: ‘CWI finances worse than you think’

Relief imminent!

Source: Barbados Today Unpaid members of the Barbados Tridents competing in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) should soon be receiving their long overdue salaries. This was revealed today… Link: Relief imminent!

911 Call Of Ex-Cop Who Shot Botham Jean Leaked

Source: St. Lucia Times NBC News:-  A former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man in his own home told a 911 dispatcher she “thought it was… Link: 911 Call Of Ex-Cop Who Shot Botham Jean Leaked

2 Dead, 4 Injured After US Shooting

Source: St. Lucia Times ABC News:– Two people have been killed and another four injured after a shooting on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, officials… Link: 2 Dead, 4 Injured After US Shooting

Cayman may be spot of hope in coral survival

Source: Cayman Compass Gretchen Goodbody-Gringley, a scientist with the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences who visited the Central Caribbean Marine Institute in Little Cayman for several days recently,… Link: Cayman may be spot of hope in coral survival

Minister entangled in coastal works dispute

Source: Cayman Compass Environment Minister Dwayne Seymour has been accused of failing to disclose a conflict of interest last December, when he presented a paper to Cabinet that… Link: Minister entangled in coastal works dispute

The “McKinsey Way” in Puerto Rico

Source: Puerto Rico Report Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board (FOMB) is facing a number of challenges right now, from ongoing conflict with the territorial government to a… Link: The “McKinsey Way” in Puerto Rico

Top 10 Most Viewed Videos For April 2019

Source: Bernews Bernews posted more than 200 videos across our various social networks during April 2019, and the top ten most viewed videos on YouTube included the… Link: Top 10 Most Viewed Videos For April 2019

NO MORE LIES – NO MORE HIDDEN AGENDAS

Source: The Reporter By Nefretery Marin Though my position of a No vote has been no secret, I have been a little more reserved on the ICJ topic… Link: NO MORE LIES – NO MORE HIDDEN AGENDAS

2 dead, 4 injured in North Carolina campus shooting

Source: St. Lucia News Online CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A shooting on a North Carolina university campus left two people dead and four wounded Tuesday, prompting a lockdown and chaotic… Link: 2 dead, 4 injured in North Carolina campus shooting

Man found dead in Bodden Town home

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has opened an investigation into the death of a 51-year-old Jamaican man found dead in his home Tuesday… Link: Man found dead in Bodden Town home

Beach bag thief turns out to be over-stayer

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A 30-year-old Jamaican man who pleaded guilty to stealing a visitor’s bag from the beach is to be deported after also admitting to overstaying… Link: Beach bag thief turns out to be over-stayer

Local Author Releases New Children’s Book

Source: Bernews Author and illustrator Elizabeth Mulderig is helping to celebrate Mother’s Day with her new book Tiny’s Super Mommy in Bermuda, with the author set to… Link: Local Author Releases New Children’s Book

Ex-tennis pro jailed for 80 months

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Robert Todd Seward (48), the former general manager and tennis pro at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club, was handed six years and eight months… Link: Ex-tennis pro jailed for 80 months

Fatal Accident in Vigie

Source: The Voice Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Ronald Weekes, as a result of a vehicular accident which occurred … The post Fatal Accident… Link: Fatal Accident in Vigie

Lara turns 50 in style

Source: Newsday Cricket legend Brian Lara, known for his breath-taking centuries on the field, is halfway to that landmark in the game of life. The Prince of… Link: Lara turns 50 in style

Jn Pierre Is The New Senator

Source: The Voice As the Senate met on Tuesday, April 30th 2019, to consider a Motion for the financing of the 2019/2020 Budget, … The post Jn Pierre… Link: Jn Pierre Is The New Senator

Vernalderine Francis from St. Kitts & Nevis is new ECCO Chair

Source: St. Lucia News Online Vernalderine Francis (PRESS RELEASE) — The Eastern Caribbean Collective Organisation for Music Rights (ECCO) Inc. announced today that the board of Directors has appointed Ms.… Link: Vernalderine Francis from St. Kitts & Nevis is new ECCO Chair

30 Minute Video: April 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: April 30 ZBM Evening News

Gas leak diverts traffic

Source: Nation Newspaper Motorists are asked to avoid travelling along Haynesville Main Road, St James. A car is said to have run off the road and struck a… Link: Gas leak diverts traffic

Slain bandit identified as Mocha Arcadia resident

Source: Guyana Chronicle The gunman who was killed during a confrontation with a security guard at a Queenstown,  Georgetown hotel earlier today, has been identified as serial bandit,… Link: Slain bandit identified as Mocha Arcadia resident

Chastanet: ‘My Government Is Very Strong!’

Source: St. Lucia Times Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has expressed the view that his government is very strong. He spoke against the backdrop of the resignation of Doctor Ubaldus… Link: Chastanet: ‘My Government Is Very Strong!’

Dead bandit identified as Mocha serial robber

Source: iNews Guyana Hours after a bandit was shot and killed during a robbery on Crown Street, Queenstown, Georgetown, he was identified as a known armed robber of… Link: Dead bandit identified as Mocha serial robber

Vernalderine Francis Is New ECCO Chair

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:– The Eastern Caribbean Collective Organisation for Music Rights (ECCO) Inc. announced today that the board of Directors has appointed Ms. Vernalderine Francis from St.… Link: Vernalderine Francis Is New ECCO Chair

Weather Forecast For Wednesday May 1

Source: Bernews Wednesday, May 1 is expected to be mostly sunny skies, with the high to be near 24°C/75°F and the low to be near 20°C/68°F according… Link: Weather Forecast For Wednesday May 1

Aggressive Guats On The Sarstoon & On Sarstoon Island

Source: The Reporter Tuesday, April 30th. 2019 –The Guatemalan Armed Forces (GAF) today reportedly removed a Belizean Flag that a group of Belizeans had placed on Sarstoon Island… Link: Aggressive Guats On The Sarstoon & On Sarstoon Island

Ignite Bermuda Appoints Sean Reel As Director

Source: Bernews Ignite Bermuda, the island’s first privately funded business accelerator, announced the appointment of Sean Reel as Executive Director. In partnership with Entrepreneurial Spark, one of… Link: Ignite Bermuda Appoints Sean Reel As Director

Chinese National slapped with attempted murder charge

Source: iNews Guyana A 28-year-old Chinese National attached to the Fresco Supermarket, Diamond East Bank Demerara was earlier today slapped with an attempted murder charge when he appeared… Link: Chinese National slapped with attempted murder charge

Youth sentenced to community service for 1g ganja  

Source: iNews Guyana Twenty-three-year-old Odingo Haywood who appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Tuesday was sentenced to two weeks community service on… Link: Youth sentenced to community service for 1g ganja  

Seven sharks killed or injured in local waters

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Over the last few months four sharks have been found dead in Cayman Islands waters and another three badly injured. Researchers at the Department… Link: Seven sharks killed or injured in local waters

3 charged for death of man at Sparendaam lockups

Source: iNews Guyana …family pressing ahead with $50M lawsuit Although Police initially said that 39-year-old Kallicharan Sawack died from self-inflicted wounds at the Sparendaam lockups back in January,… Link: 3 charged for death of man at Sparendaam lockups

Traffic plans for Vintage Reggae

Source: Nation Newspaper The Royal Barbados Police Force has released a traffic plan for tonight’s Vintage Reggae show at Kensington Oval. Access to the show will be as… Link: Traffic plans for Vintage Reggae

PPM claims cruise numbers are falling

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Just days after the Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism was bragging about the continued record-breaking arrival figures, a tweet circulated Monday by the Progressives… Link: PPM claims cruise numbers are falling

CPL changes dates to accommodate India tour

Source: Nation Newspaper GROS ISLET, St Lucia – The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) have agreed to move the tournament window for the… Link: CPL changes dates to accommodate India tour

Attempted Escape At Kolbe Prison, Inmate Shot

Source: The Reporter Tuesday, April 30th. 2019 – An inmate at the prison was shot and has died, sources have confirmed that Kevin Moore was on remand at… Link: Attempted Escape At Kolbe Prison, Inmate Shot

REFLECTIONS: Seven decades and more

Source: The St. Lucia Star These Reflections, it now strikes me, will eventually cover seven decades or more—he writes hopefully—which coincide with the length of time I have occupied my… Link: REFLECTIONS: Seven decades and more

Bandit shot dead in compound of Crown St hostel

Source: Stabroek News An unidentified male who shortly after robbing a chef at gunpoint, pointed his weapon at an armed security guard, was fatally shot, the police said… Link: Bandit shot dead in compound of Crown St hostel

Suspected bandit shot dead at Crown Street

Source: iNews Guyana A suspected bandit was shot and killed in the wee hours of Tuesday during an exchange of gunfire with a security office at an apartment… Link: Suspected bandit shot dead at Crown Street

“Very crucial” LIAT meeting

Source: Cana News ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Apr 30, CMC – Shareholder gov… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login Link: “Very crucial” LIAT meeting

Column: “Premier Missed Two Opportunities”

Source: Bernews [Opinion column written by OBA Leader Craig Cannonier] The Premier missed two opportunities when he promoted Wayne Furbert as Minister for Cabinet. The Premier said… Link: Column: “Premier Missed Two Opportunities”

Amy Terceira Achieves CTC Qualification

Source: Bernews Bermudian Amy Terceira recently graduated from an advanced two-year program at The Academy For Dog Trainers, achieving a CTC qualification [certified trainer and counsellor]. A… Link: Amy Terceira Achieves CTC Qualification

Police Update on Homicide in Marc, Bexon

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release: On Monday April 29, 2019 about 8:00 p.m. officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department, Castries, responded to a report of a shooting… Link: Police Update on Homicide in Marc, Bexon

Entire Trinidad family wiped out in highway shooting

Source: St. Lucia News Online The victims of this morning’s triple murder have been identified as George Quintero, Carmelita Garcia-Quintero and Quintero’s daughter, Marisol. (TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — Po­lice are baf­fled… Link: Entire Trinidad family wiped out in highway shooting

Forensic team receives extensive training

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Phillip Boyce, Forensic Scientist, Firearm, GSR and Tool Mark Expert (left) and Ciaran Phillip, Forensics Laboratory Manager. Two persons from the Forensics Department underwent an… Link: Forensic team receives extensive training

B&E suspects remanded to prison

Source: iNews Guyana Deon Brown and Trevon Alleyne appeared before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus on Monday at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to a charge of larceny. It… Link: B&E suspects remanded to prison

Woman with cocaine strapped to thighs busted at Ogle

Source: iNews Guyana A 55-year-old woman was busted with 3.378 kilograms of cocaine strapped to her thighs at the Eugene F Correia International Airport, Ogle, East Coast Demerara,… Link: Woman with cocaine strapped to thighs busted at Ogle

Tobago gets new ACP

Source: Newsday Ansley Garrick has been assigned as the new Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) to the Tobago police division. He began work on April 1 and… Link: Tobago gets new ACP

Bermuda Win Medals At Chess CARIFTA

Source: Bernews Eleven chess players from Bermuda participated in the 8th annual CARIFTA Junior Chess Championships held in Curacao from April 18th -23rd, competing among 187 Caribbean… Link: Bermuda Win Medals At Chess CARIFTA

Japanese Monarch Declares Historic Abdication

Source: St. Lucia Times BBC News:– Japan’s Emperor Akihito has declared his abdication in a historic ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. In his last public address as emperor,… Link: Japanese Monarch Declares Historic Abdication

Dr. Richardson Appointed Official Veterinarian

Source: Bernews The FEI Veterinary Department recently announced the appointment of the veterinarian Dr. Lucy Richardson to the FEI’s List of Official Veterinarians. After having completed the… Link: Dr. Richardson Appointed Official Veterinarian

Officers Work To Rule, Westgate On Lockdown

Source: Bernews Prison Officers have gone on work to rule so the prison will be on lockdown for an “indefinite period,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines… Link: Officers Work To Rule, Westgate On Lockdown

Peru Deports Large Group Of Venezuelan Migrants

Source: St. Lucia Times LIMA,  (Reuters) – Peru deported more than 40 Venezuelan migrants for concealing they had criminal records or for residing illegally in the country, the interior minister… Link: Peru Deports Large Group Of Venezuelan Migrants

30 Apr Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 30 Apr Tue 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate east-northeasterly winds and seas are expected across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours. Mostly… Link: 30 Apr Weather in Cayman

US condemns Guyana’s Govt for honouring convicted terrorist

Source: Guyana Times President David Granger …Britain, EU stand firm in condemnation Junior Agriculture Minister Valerie Adams-Yearwood moved the motion British High Commissioner to Guyana, Gregory Quinn US… Link: US condemns Guyana’s Govt for honouring convicted terrorist

Region 9 RDC calls Procurement Commission to launch probe

Source: Guyana Times Contracts for friends and family …wants inquiry of contracts awarded by selective tendering Following allegations surfacing against the Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) Administration of… Link: Region 9 RDC calls Procurement Commission to launch probe

26 to receive BIT certification in Early Childhood Development

Source: Guyana Times First Lady, Sandra Granger (seated centre) and the facilitators and participants of the Early Childhood Development Workshop Twenty-six women on Monday began their training at… Link: 26 to receive BIT certification in Early Childhood Development

Jamaica International Beauty Expo launched

Source: Jamaica Star The producers of the Jamaica International Beauty Expo rolled out the launch of the event at the picturesque Fern Tree Spa last Wednesday at Half… Link: Jamaica International Beauty Expo launched

INDECOM questions how policeman escaped

Source: Jamaica Star The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) said it is attempting to learn the circumstances under which Corporal Kirk Frazer escaped from hospital. Director of Complaints… Link: INDECOM questions how policeman escaped

Lima remembers Miss Evelyn as a prayer warrior

Source: Jamaica Star The entire Lima district in St James, including friends and family of 74-year-old Evelyn Blair, otherwise called ‘Miss Daughter’, are now at a loss for… Link: Lima remembers Miss Evelyn as a prayer warrior

Woman with cocaine strapped to thighs busted

Source: Guyana Times Sandra Angela Profitt (left) being escorted by airport security A 55-year-old woman was busted with 3.378 kilograms of cocaine strapped to her thighs at the… Link: Woman with cocaine strapped to thighs busted

‘We never intended to honour terrorism’

Source: Guyana Chronicle – just to uphold long-held tradition of remembering deceased MPs, gov’t says – as US condemns Motion recognising Kadir’s work THE Government of Guyana has… Link: ‘We never intended to honour terrorism’

Petrobras presents gov’t with five-year plan

Source: Guyana Chronicle …technical assistance, export, import services included Representatives of the Brazilian multinational corporation, Petrobras on Monday presented a five-year strategic plan for Guyana’s upcoming oil and… Link: Petrobras presents gov’t with five-year plan

$50M expansion for GPHC maternity unit

Source: Guyana Chronicle …bed, floor capacities to increase THE all-out efforts by the Ministry of Public Health and the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) to address the negative… Link: M expansion for GPHC maternity unit

Feasibility study for Parika/Goshen road completed

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE feasibility study for the Parika to Goshen road has finally been completed, according to Public Infrastructure Minister, David Patterson. The major road construction is… Link: Feasibility study for Parika/Goshen road completed

Only 90 cases set for trial in Home Circuit Court

Source: Jamaica Gleaner With public concern about the court backlog triggered by the revelation that there are 1,049 cases currently before the downtown Kingston-based Home Circuit Court, the… Link: Only 90 cases set for trial in Home Circuit Court

Pair Charged With Fraud

Source: Jones Bahamas The Financial Crimes/ Anti-Corruption  Unit, the arm of the Police Force tasked with investigating financial crimes and corruption  took three men before the courts yesterday and charged them… Link: Pair Charged With Fraud

SUICIDES INCREASE IN THE BAHAMAS

Source: Jones Bahamas Suicide is becoming more prevalent in The Bahamas than ever before.  According to Keva Bethell, Director of Research and Training at the Allen Institute,  it was found… Link: SUICIDES INCREASE IN THE BAHAMAS

BUSAWU to receive strike certificate

Source: Jones Bahamas The Minister of Labour Senator Dion Foulkes  says The Bahamas Utilities Services and Allied Workers Union should be given a strike certificate by today. He said, “in respect to… Link: BUSAWU to receive strike certificate

ECONOMY EXPANDING

Source: Jones Bahamas Initial statistics for the first nine-months of fiscal year 2018/201919 denoted a 51 per centimprovement on the deficit reduction compared to the previous fiscal year.  This comes  from the Ministry of Finance’s nine-month… Link: ECONOMY EXPANDING

DNA CONCERNED ABOUT GOV’T SECURITY MEASURES

Source: Jones Bahamas The Democratic National Alliance (DNA)  has expressed concerns following news of Sunday’s homicide at Government House. In a press statement, Deputy Leader Buscheme Armbrister said, “Government House is the official… Link: DNA CONCERNED ABOUT GOV’T SECURITY MEASURES

U.S. Embassy rebukes National Assembly for honouring “convicted terrorist” Abdul Kadir- Govt. says it’s all a misinterpretation…it is a tradition

Source: Kaieteur News   The US Embassy in Georgetown yesterday issued a stinging rebuke of the National Assembly’s motion last Friday, which paid tribute to the late Member… Link: U.S. Embassy rebukes National Assembly for honouring “convicted terrorist” Abdul Kadir- Govt. says it’s all a misinterpretation…it is a tradition

Book looks at autism in TT

Source: Newsday WITH heightened awareness this April, Autism Awareness Month, Dr Radica Mahase, founder/director of Support Autism T&T and a columnist with Newsday, has decided to publish… Link: Book looks at autism in TT

G.O.B. Withdraws Application to Lift I.C.J. Injunction

Source: Channel 5 Belize Lisa Shoman Three cases relating to the referendum have been unsuccessful for the government, but tonight, the referendum proceeds. The legalities started on April first… Link: G.O.B. Withdraws Application to Lift I.C.J. Injunction

Special Agreement Issue is ‘Very Much Alive’

Source: Channel 5 Belize Eamon Courtenay Both parties are expected back before the Chief Justice until the end of June on the substantive matter which is on the legality… Link: Special Agreement Issue is ‘Very Much Alive’

Cordel Hyde Tells G.O.B. to Take a Chill Pill

Source: Channel 5 Belize Cordel Hyde Prime Minister Dean Barrow has made it quite clear that the I.C.J. referendum will be held on May eighth. Now, on April twenty-sixth,… Link: Cordel Hyde Tells G.O.B. to Take a Chill Pill

Minister Elrington Speaks on Latest Sarstoon Incident

Source: Channel 5 Belize On Friday, the Ministry of National Security rejected claims made by Wil Maheia of the Belize Territorial Volunteers that three Guatemalan gunboats blocked citizens of… Link: Minister Elrington Speaks on Latest Sarstoon Incident

Walcott sidelined after brain surgery

Source: Nation Newspaper EDMONTON, Canada – Highly successful Barbadian jockey Rico Walcott will miss the start of the season at the newly opened Century Mile, as he recovers… Link: Walcott sidelined after brain surgery

CWI has money woes

Source: Nation Newspaper PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The financial situation of Cricket West Indies (CWI) is much worse than previously thought, says newly-elected president Ricky Skerritt. Skerritt,… Link: CWI has money woes

Fire takes all

Source: Nation Newspaper ONE MINUTE Alfred Howard was enjoying a plate of food. The next minute he was on the ground in a collapsed state. That’s because he… Link: Fire takes all

CEO: LIAT staying course

Source: Nation Newspaper LIAT IS STAYING in the air in spite of its financial challenges. That commitment is coming from the regional airline’s chief executive officer (CEO) Julie… Link: CEO: LIAT staying course

RHT Gizmos & Gadgets beat arch rivals Albion to lift title.

Source: Guyana Chronicle DESPITE a last-minute ban of the Nationally contracted players from participating in the Berbice Cricket Board’s (BCB) Beacon Foundation 20/20 Cricket Tournament, it was deemed… Link: RHT Gizmos & Gadgets beat arch rivals Albion to lift title.

Stranded!

Source: Nation Newspaper A NUMBER OF COMMUTERS were once again stranded for hours in the Fairchild Street and Princess Alice bus terminals yesterday. And as the Transport Board… Link: Stranded!

Hand-in-Hand U-19 Inter-County 3-day tournament

Source: Guyana Chronicle Defending champs Berbice face Select U-17 today THE Hand-In-Hand Insurance Company is once again the official sponsor of the Under-19 Inter-County tournament, which, this year,… Link: Hand-in-Hand U-19 Inter-County 3-day tournament

AG Breaks Down Rejected Applications at Vital Stats Unit

Source: Channel 5 Belize While attorneys were at court on the interim injunction, Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte, who has oversight of the Vital Statistics Unit, was holding a press… Link: AG Breaks Down Rejected Applications at Vital Stats Unit

No More Easy Access to Records Vault at Vital Stats

Source: Channel 5 Belize According to AG Peyrefitte, several persons, including accused murderer William ‘Danny’ Mason may have been able to acquire birth certificates illegally when other employees of… Link: No More Easy Access to Records Vault at Vital Stats

Another Drug Bust at Local Airline

Source: Channel 5 Belize There is yet another report of local airlines being used to transport drugs across the country. The most recent incident occurred on Saturday in San… Link: Another Drug Bust at Local Airline

There is strong belief in the DC side: Ricky Ponting

Source: Guyana Chronicle SHERFANE Rutherford and Axar Patel shared a crucial unbeaten stand of 46 while the bowlers held their nerves as Delhi Capitals (DC) overcame Royal Challengers… Link: There is strong belief in the DC side: Ricky Ponting

On-fire Russell `hungry’ for World Cup success

Source: Guyana Chronicle KOLKATA, India, (CMC) – All-rounder Andre Russell says there is a renewed hunger to represent West Indies in the upcoming World Cup, especially with his… Link: On-fire Russell `hungry’ for World Cup success

Strip club owner charged for human trafficking

Source: iNews Guyana Popular business owner and known character to the police, Freeman Fordyce once again found himself in hot water, after he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’… Link: Strip club owner charged for human trafficking

The Editor speaks: Vandalism

Source: Cayman Eye News Colin Wilson It was with much horror I read the Press Release from the RCIPS re Vandalism in Webster’s Estates – 2 juvenile males arrested.… Link: The Editor speaks: Vandalism

Homicide In Canaries; Two Persons Shot In Marc

Source: St. Lucia Times A male individual died after a stabbing incident in Canaries Monday evening about 6:30 p.m, police have confirmed. A male suspect is in custody, it… Link: Homicide In Canaries; Two Persons Shot In Marc

Man fatally stabbed in the Pine, St Michael

Source: Barbados Today   Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of 27-year-old Anthony Nurse of Stratford Hill, the Pine, St Michael. Around 5:45 p.m., police responded to reports… Link: Man fatally stabbed in the Pine, St Michael

Man jailed for 39 months for sexual assault

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Corey Robert Dodge has been given a prison sentence of three years and three months following his conviction after trial in February of indecent… Link: Man jailed for 39 months for sexual assault

Teen vandals also accused of school damage

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Police now believe that the two young teenage boys involved in a spree of vandalism in the South Sound community of Webster’s Estates were… Link: Teen vandals also accused of school damage

Sakari Famous Wins Torrin Lawrence High Jump

Source: Bernews Bermuda’s Sakari Famous recently won the Women’s High Jump event while competing in the third annual Torrin Lawrence Memorial in Athens. Famous took top spot… Link: Sakari Famous Wins Torrin Lawrence High Jump

T&T Teenage Bandit Shot Dead

Source: St. Lucia Times Trinidad Express:- A St James businessman shot dead two suspected bandits who attempted to rob his liquor mart on Monday. One of the suspects has been… Link: T&T Teenage Bandit Shot Dead

Mexico and Cuba win NORCECA titles

Source: Cayman Compass The chants of “Cuba! Cuba!” seemed to help lift that nation’s women’s volleyball team to victory Sunday afternoon in the finals of the NORCECA Beach… Link: Mexico and Cuba win NORCECA titles

3 months for indecently touching child

Source: Cayman Compass Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn imposed a sentence of 12 weeks’ immediate imprisonment after finding a man guilty of indecently assaulting a girl under the age of… Link: 3 months for indecently touching child

Concert for a cause

Source: Barbados Today   The sounds of classical music sweetened the ears of those who gathered at Prince Cave Hall, District “A” Police station for an evening of… Link: Concert for a cause

Project Officers Discuss Soil Fertility Project

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:- Principal officers, implementing a soil fertility project in Saint Lucia, met last week to revise the ongoing project. The delegation comprised the Ambassador of… Link: Project Officers Discuss Soil Fertility Project

Elderly woman drowns at Smith Cove

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): An 85-year-old woman visiting the Cayman Islands from Florida drowned while swimming at Smith Cove on Monday morning. According to the Royal Cayman Islands… Link: Elderly woman drowns at Smith Cove

Police hunting suspect over BT burglaries

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Detectives working on a number of burglaries in Bodden Town that were reported this month are appealing to the public to help them track… Link: Police hunting suspect over BT burglaries

Fire destroys house at Lucas Street, St Philip

Source: Barbados Today   A family of 12 is now homeless after fire destroyed their wood and wall house at Lucas Street, St Philip. The blaze occurred around… Link: Fire destroys house at Lucas Street, St Philip

Police Officer Found Dead By His Mother

Source: The Reporter Monday, April 29th. 2019 – The body of Police officer Patrick O’Brien, 36, was found in his mother’s home in Independence village around 11:30 this… Link: Police Officer Found Dead By His Mother

30 Minute Video: April 29 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: April 29 ZBM Evening News

College Partners With St Francis Xavier University

Source: Bernews A new education transfer pathway partnership has opened at Bermuda College as St. Francis Xavier University, in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, recently signed a five-year agreement with… Link: College Partners With St Francis Xavier University

Official Govt & Legal Notices For April 29th 2019

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [April 29] include liquor licence hearing, Municipal elections and notice of intended marriages. Notice of Hearing: Liquor… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For April 29th 2019

PNM: We don’t steal elections

Source: Newsday TWO officials of the People’s National Movement (PNM) stoutly denied Opposition allegations that the PNM would rig the next general election, simply saying the party… Link: PNM: We don’t steal elections

Weather Forecast For Tuesday April 30

Source: Bernews Tuesday, April 30 is expected to be sunny, with the high to be near 23°C/74°F and the low to be near 20°C/68°F according to Weather… Link: Weather Forecast For Tuesday April 30

Male model dies at São Paulo Fashion Week

Source: iNews Guyana A 26-year-old male model has died after collapsing on the catwalk at São Paulo Fashion Week. Tales Soares was taking part in a show for… Link: Male model dies at São Paulo Fashion Week

Mozambique cyclone: Death toll rises as storm blocks aid

Source: iNews Guyana The death toll in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique has risen to 38, officials say, as aid workers struggle to reach the worst-affected areas. Cyclone Kenneth struck… Link: Mozambique cyclone: Death toll rises as storm blocks aid

Work a mandate from God – Bishop Maxwell

Source: Barbados Today by Anesta Henry Anglican Bishop Michael Maxwell is urging the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) to motivate members who were retrenched into being innovative. But at… Link: Work a mandate from God – Bishop Maxwell

Duo busted with cocaine in pepper sauce bottles remanded

Source: iNews Guyana Forty-three-year-old Ramaeo Chanrabhan of Oronoque Street, Georgetown and 35-year-old Andre Yong of Section ‘C’ Diamond New Housing Scheme who were busted with 107.6kg of cocaine… Link: Duo busted with cocaine in pepper sauce bottles remanded

PM says Raymond Served the Country Well

Source: The St. Lucia Star “I have accepted the resignation of Minister with responsibility for the Public Service, Honourable Dr. Ubaldus Raymond, with immediate effect. This decision was taken in… Link: PM says Raymond Served the Country Well

EDITORIAL: Justifiable Outrage or Misguided Anger?

Source: The Anguillian     Anguillians, residents and visitors all have unanswered questions following the events that occurred at one of Anguilla’s tourism properties on Saturday 13th April,… Link: EDITORIAL: Justifiable Outrage or Misguided Anger?

DR. ELLIS WEBSTER PRAISES FESTIVAL DEL MAR

Source: The Anguillian     Dr. Ellis Lorenzo Webster One of Island Harbour’s visiting residents, Dr. Ellis Lorenzo Webster, was among the hundreds of persons who were at… Link: DR. ELLIS WEBSTER PRAISES FESTIVAL DEL MAR

BTVI Student Interns Abroad

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTV) recently facilitated its first international internship. Carpentry student, Odler Pierre, boldly reached out to Storm Team Construction and… Link: BTVI Student Interns Abroad

US embassy strongly condemns Kadir motion – – says it was an insensitive, thoughtless act, which demonstrates National Assembly’s disregard for gravity of Kadir’s actions

Source: Stabroek News The United States Embassy today strongly condemned last Friday’s motion in the National Assembly expressing sympathy on the passing of convicted terrorist plotter and former… Link: US embassy strongly condemns Kadir motion – – says it was an insensitive, thoughtless act, which demonstrates National Assembly’s disregard for gravity of Kadir’s actions

‘We outnumber gangsters’

Source: Newsday A joint effort between the St James Police Youth Club, the US Embassy and other groups saw young people, youth groups and other residents Diego… Link: ‘We outnumber gangsters’

SUGAR IS SWEET MY LOVE . . .

Source: The St. Lucia Star Growing up in the country, I frequently heard about people who had “sugar”. These references were generally muttered with a sad shake of the head… Link: SUGAR IS SWEET MY LOVE . . .

Fatal Accident At Vigie

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:– Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Ronald Weekes, as a result of a vehicular accident which occurred about 4:55 p.m.… Link: Fatal Accident At Vigie

ISpeak Autism Society

Source: The Anguillian     Mr. Bren Romney, Dr Jennifer Campbell, Mr JaDon Knightand Ms. Annishka White ISpeak Autism Society, this week, in partnership with the Department of… Link: ISpeak Autism Society

CRAFTSMEN TELL OF THEIR SELF-HELP INDUSTRY

Source: The Anguillian     Visitors and residents in Anguilla, touring the newly-established Arts and Crafts Centre, at West End, east of the Alwyn Allison Primary School, are… Link: CRAFTSMEN TELL OF THEIR SELF-HELP INDUSTRY

AG report flags MoE over procurement of textbooks

Source: iNews Guyana A report from the Auditor General has flagged the Education Ministry for not complying “in all material respects” with the relevant Acts, regulations and policies… Link: AG report flags MoE over procurement of textbooks

Miller rails against licence fees waiver

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller has taken aim at the government for waiving what could be more than $6 million in outstanding vehicle registration fees… Link: Miller rails against licence fees waiver

Residents praise handling of PHD chemical leak

Source: Barbados Today by Anesta Henry Residents of the Pine, St Michael and surrounding areas have praised the quick action taken by emergency personnel to handle the chemical… Link: Residents praise handling of PHD chemical leak

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