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October 18, 2019

Archives for June 2019

Anguilla Landfill Burning – Again

Source: St. John Source Smoke billows on Sunday afternoon from a fire at the Anguilla Landfill, adjacent to the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix. (Source photo by… Link: Anguilla Landfill Burning – Again

Photos & Video: Annual Canada Day Celebration

Source: Bernews In celebration of Canada Day, the Association of Canadians in Bermuda [ACIB] hosted their Canada Day BBQ Beach Party on Saturday [June 29] at Warwick… Link: Photos & Video: Annual Canada Day Celebration

Hon. Elsworth Johnson to replace Brent Symonette

Source: Bahamas Weekly I thank Mr. Brent Symonette for his service to the country over many years. While he will no longer serve in Cabinet his constituents in… Link: Hon. Elsworth Johnson to replace Brent Symonette

DNA Leader responds to resignation of T. Brent Symonette

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) is in possession of an official communication from the Cabinet Office announcing the resignation of the Hon. T. Brent Symonette… Link: DNA Leader responds to resignation of T. Brent Symonette

Drug bust, Goodwood Park

Source: Newsday A member of a well known business family is expected to stand before a Port of Spain magistrate after a warrant was executed at his… Link: Drug bust, Goodwood Park

Swimmers bring home gold for Barbados

Source: Nation Newspaper Barbados’ Alex Sobers struck gold in the pool during tonight’s staging of the Central American and Caribbean Games at the Aquatic Centre. He won the… Link: Swimmers bring home gold for Barbados

Cabinet Office on T. Brent Symonette resignation

Source: Bahamas Weekly It is notified for general information that the Hon. T. Brent Symonette has tendered his resignation as Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and… Link: Cabinet Office on T. Brent Symonette resignation

Results: Bermuda Road Race Championships

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Bicycle Associaiton’s Road Race Championships was held this morning in St. David’s in perfect conditions. Dominique Mayho reclaimed his Open Men title ahead… Link: Results: Bermuda Road Race Championships

Police: ‘Driver Identity Is Still Unknown’

Source: Bernews On Friday evening police responded to a car crash on South Road in Warwick with a damaged and unoccupied white Toyota RAV4 found parked on… Link: Police: ‘Driver Identity Is Still Unknown’

Dr. Ball Public Health Scholarship Recipients

Source: Bernews The Ministry of Health announced the awardees of the 2019 Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarships, with all Toriah Smith, Kyla Sinclair, Taylor Hill, Sasha Maybury, Candice Albuoy, Crystal Dill, Annisha… Link: Dr. Ball Public Health Scholarship Recipients

Mass Casualty Incident – Multiple Gunshot Wounds Update

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) wishes to confirm that a total of fifteen (15) gunshot victims were assessed in the Accident & Emergency Department, Princess… Link: Mass Casualty Incident – Multiple Gunshot Wounds Update

Puerto Rico Mentioned in the Democratic Debates

Source: Puerto Rico Report In 2016, there were three debates between the two nominees, 12 Republican primary debates, and 6 Democratic primary debates. Puerto Rico was not mentioned in… Link: Puerto Rico Mentioned in the Democratic Debates

Referee Weale selected for Barbados tournaments

Source: The Royal Gazette Senior referee John Weale has been selected by Rugby Americas North for the regional men’s under-19s and women’s 10s tournaments, which will take place in… Link: Referee Weale selected for Barbados tournaments

Sea Venture pick up first win

Source: The Royal Gazette There are no undefeated teams left as Softball Bermuda heads into its final week of league play.Sea Venture picked up their first loss as Docksiders… Link: Sea Venture pick up first win

PM to Imams: MUSLIMS, REJECT ‘MUSLIMS’

Source: Newsday LAMENTING the bloodshed caused by warfare between “Rasta City” and “Muslims” gangs, Prime Minister Dr Rowley has called on the nation’s Muslim community to reject… Link: PM to Imams: MUSLIMS, REJECT ‘MUSLIMS’

Softball Heads Into Final League Week

Source: Bernews There are no undefeated teams left as Softball Bermuda heads into its final week of league play. Sea Venture picked up its first loss as… Link: Softball Heads Into Final League Week

Guyana listed as world’s fastest growing economy

Source: Nation Newspaper GEORGETOWN – The world’s second largest stock market NASDAQ, has named Guyana as the fastest growing economy in the world. In a report, NASDAQ said… Link: Guyana listed as world’s fastest growing economy

Babonneau Family Dispute Results In Chopping

Source: St. Lucia Times A family dispute at Chassin, Babonneau, resulted in one man being chopped with a sharp object Saturday. “It was an incident involving family members –… Link: Babonneau Family Dispute Results In Chopping

Mayho reclaims his national title

Source: The Royal Gazette Dominique Mayho reclaimed his open men’s title in the Bermuda Bicycle Association’s Road Race Championships in St David’s today, finishing ahead of Conor White and… Link: Mayho reclaims his national title

American couple still missing

Source: Nation Newspaper Oscar Suarez and Magdalena Devil are still missing. But although the search for the American couple ends tomorrow, local authorities are still hoping for the best.… Link: American couple still missing

CSO starts business survey

Source: Newsday PLANNING Minister Camille Robinson-Regis announced that the the Central Statistical Office (CSO) has begun the Annual Survey of Business Establishments with the release of surveys… Link: CSO starts business survey

Soca For Her rocks Sugarland

Source: Barbados Today Hypasounds fans got more than their fill of him last night when the artiste staged his first-ever concert at Sugarland Gardens, St Peter. The concert,… Link: Soca For Her rocks Sugarland

More Bad Sargassum News

Source: The Reporter Wednesday, 26 June 2019 Prevailing currents and wind direction are expected to send a “Sargasso stain” larger than 340 miles in diameter to the coasts… Link: More Bad Sargassum News

New Documentary Revives the Legacy of Cuban Feminists

Source: Havana Times After heated controversy and sorting out internal differences, Cuban women won important social and political battles in the first four decades of the 20th century,… Link: New Documentary Revives the Legacy of Cuban Feminists

Kakal’s Power Soca finals shot goes up in smoke

Source: The St. Lucia Star What was meant to be a routine performance at last Sunday’s Groovy and Power Soca Monarch prelims has led to unforeseen controversy. Originally slated for… Link: Kakal’s Power Soca finals shot goes up in smoke

Carpentry shop named after officer

Source: The Royal Gazette The Department of Corrections has named the Prison Farm’s carpentry shop in honour of James “Jimmy” Pratt.The honour was given for Mr Pratt’s many years… Link: Carpentry shop named after officer

St. John’s Festival Village Opens

Source: St. John Source Shikima Jones-Sprauve sings the National Anthem. On-stage dignataries include Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach. (Source photo… Link: St. John’s Festival Village Opens

BTC on Landline Issues

Source: Bahamas Weekly Our New Providence node is back in service and all landline services have been restored. We sincerely apologize to our customers who were affected by… Link: BTC on Landline Issues

Soldiers help with Southlands cleanup

Source: The Royal Gazette Soldiers and civilian volunteers joined forces to clear vegetation at an historic estate designated as a national park.About 20 troops from the Royal Bermuda Regiment… Link: Soldiers help with Southlands cleanup

West Indies looking ahead after honest team meeting

Source: Barbados Today (Source: ICC) – West Indies have done some soul-searching since their elimination from the World Cup and head coach Floyd Reifer insists the clash against… Link: West Indies looking ahead after honest team meeting

Work Progessing on Massive St. Kitts Ramada

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer   BASSETERRE, St. Kitts- Tang Jiang, Vice President of Overseas Development for Caribbean Galaxy Real Estate, told the recent Caribbean Investment Summit’s nearly 400 delegates:… Link: Work Progessing on Massive St. Kitts Ramada

Pedestrian dies in Tuschen accident

Source: iNews Guyana A pedestrian was in this morning killed after he was struck down by a vehicle while attempting to cross the Tuschen Public Road, East Bank… Link: Pedestrian dies in Tuschen accident

Miguel’s hypocrisy showing through his SJW coat!

Source: The St. Lucia Star Over the last couple of weeks I’ve focused on finding the definition of the term “political actor” after Choice News editor Janeka Simon used it… Link: Miguel’s hypocrisy showing through his SJW coat!

Tourism Minister committed to tackling issues in The Gap

Source: Barbados Today Residents and business owners in St Lawrence Gap were pleasantly surprised recently, when Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds, made an impromptu visit… Link: Tourism Minister committed to tackling issues in The Gap

Beyond Saudi Arabia: The World Is Failing Journalists

Source: Havana Times Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was deliberately killed at the hands of state actors and journalists around the world are increasingly seeing the same fate, said… Link: Beyond Saudi Arabia: The World Is Failing Journalists

Fourth UWI landed campus set for Antigua

Source: The St. Lucia Star At a press conference in Saint Lucia last October, Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), revealed that the… Link: Fourth UWI landed campus set for Antigua

Stray Cats boosts line-up

Source: Nation Newspaper THE STRAY CATS Calypso tent has been hard at work for their 2019 opening date this Sunday at the Town Hall of the Crane Hotel,… Link: Stray Cats boosts line-up

This Week’s Senate Calendar July 1-5

Source: St. John Source University of the Virgin Islands 33rd Legislature of the Virgin Islands Senate Calendar Monday, July 1 9 a.m. Committee on Finance University of the Virgin… Link: This Week’s Senate Calendar July 1-5

Work concluded at desalination plant

Source: Nation Newspaper The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has issued an update on the work carried out at the Ionics Freshwater Desalination Plant, which unfortunately resulted in the… Link: Work concluded at desalination plant

Neighbours to the North: Part II

Source: The St. Lucia Star This is the second part of STAR Businessweek’s Canada-Caribbean series.  Canada and the Caribbean may enjoy a strong relationship – economically, politically and culturally –… Link: Neighbours to the North: Part II

Reaffirming our identity

Source: Cana News BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jun. 30, CMC – Prime Ministe… You are unauthorized to view this page. Login Link: Reaffirming our identity

Plastic free July in St Lucia

Source: Nation Newspaper CASTRIES – St Lucia will use the month of July to launch initiatives aimed at minimising the dependence on single-use plastics, including Styrofoam, with the… Link: Plastic free July in St Lucia

Among Icons, Havana, Cuba – Photo of the Day

Source: Havana Times Among icons, Havana, Cuba. By Noel Socorro (Cuba). Camera: Samsung GT-19505 The post Among Icons, Havana, Cuba – Photo of the Day appeared first on… Link: Among Icons, Havana, Cuba – Photo of the Day

Haiti – Environment : $10 Million in aid from Germany

Source: Haiti Libre The 4th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Challenge Initiative and of Caribbean Biodiversity Fund was held in Antiqua and Barbuda provided Haiti with $10 million… Link: Haiti – Environment : Million in aid from Germany

Sailors Conclude European Championships

Source: Bernews Four Bermuda sailors concluded competing in the 2019 Optimist European Championship in Crozon-Morgat, France. PJ Rodrigues, Amelia Lewis, Rachael Betscart, and Ava Rosser were flying… Link: Sailors Conclude European Championships

Men’s Futsal League: Footy, Atletico Win

Source: Bernews A total of 34 goals were scored in the latest round of mens’ futsal games held at the Bermuda College Gym this weekend. Game 1:… Link: Men’s Futsal League: Footy, Atletico Win

Mainly Fair Sunday

Source: St. John Source Mainly fair weather conditions with hazy skies are expected today as a dry air mass and Saharan dust continue to infiltrate the local area. A… Link: Mainly Fair Sunday

WHY NO COMMENT LAST WEEK ON MR. SPEAKER?

Source: The St. Lucia Star Several weeks ago, at the end of another rambunctious meeting of the House of Assembly, Speaker Andy Daniel announced his decision to write to the… Link: WHY NO COMMENT LAST WEEK ON MR. SPEAKER?

30 Jun Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

Source: Cayman Eye News 29 Jun Sat 2019 Tropical Report icons.wxug.com ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Sun Jun 30 2019 For the… Link: 30 Jun Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

Trinidad entertainer Sprangalang in need of prayers

Source: Stabroek News (Trinidad Guardian) The com­mon-law wife of 69-year-old co­me­di­an and ac­tor Den­nis “Spran­galang” Hall is call­ing on the na­tion to pray for his speedy re­cov­ery and… Link: Trinidad entertainer Sprangalang in need of prayers

One-stop entertainment licence

Source: Barbados Today Starting this week, event promoters will be issued a one-stop entertainment licence from the National Cultural Foundation (NCF). With six weeks of the Crop Over… Link: One-stop entertainment licence

William and Kate to visit Pakistan

Source: Nation Newspaper LONDON – Prince William and his wife Kate will visit Pakistan in the autumn at the request of Britain’s Foreign Office, Kensington Palace said on… Link: William and Kate to visit Pakistan

Bascome wins on points against Lagumbay

Source: The Royal Gazette Nikki Bascome had to overcome another trademark slow start to earn a unanimous points victory over Filipino Alvin Lagumbay at the Victualling Yard in Dockyard… Link: Bascome wins on points against Lagumbay

Video: Sunday June 30th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Source: Bernews CedarBridge Academy and the Berkeley Institute holding their Graduations, Clarien Bank donating $10,000 to Flora Fund, Elizabeth Jones launching her debut novel, and the Dame… Link: Video: Sunday June 30th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

SKN Cited for Caribbean Challenge Marine Protection Work

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer CCI Envoy Karolin Troubetzkoy (right) congratulates Josefina Gomez of Fondo MARENA in the Dominican Republic  (The National Fund for the Environment and Natural Resources) while in Antigua… Link: SKN Cited for Caribbean Challenge Marine Protection Work

Watson-Brown leads six-medal rush

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermuda followed up on the opening silver medal at the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Championships in Bridgetown, Barbados, by capturing six more medals on… Link: Watson-Brown leads six-medal rush

Smugglers ditch 120 lbs of ganja, car at Weldaad

Source: Stabroek News Weldaad police ranks discovered 120 pounds of cannabis abandoned along a Weldaad, West Coast Berbice street during the wee hours of Friday morning. Link: Smugglers ditch 120 lbs of ganja, car at Weldaad

Meeting on GECOM chair soon

Source: Guyana Chronicle …both President, Leader of Opposition to submit nominees PRESIDENT David Granger is likely to nominate persons to go on the list for consideration to be… Link: Meeting on GECOM chair soon

Guyana hosted 36,000 Venezuelan migrants

Source: Guyana Chronicle ALTHOUGH the figures may have since risen, as of February this year, Guyana hosted approximately 36,400 Venezuelan migrants. At the same time, the United States… Link: Guyana hosted 36,000 Venezuelan migrants

Cops destroy large ganja fields in Berbice River

Source: Guyana Chronicle …seize another 123 pounds at roadblock in Weldaad POLICE in Berbice, last week, destroyed several fields of cannabis cultivation at De Veldt and Fort Nassau… Link: Cops destroy large ganja fields in Berbice River

HP offering service to oil, gas sector

Source: Guyana Chronicle — adds STARR Computer to platinum awardees HEWLETT-PACKARD (HP) officials say that the company will be offering its services to the local oil, gas sector… Link: HP offering service to oil, gas sector

ExxonMobil speeds ahead with another well in Turbo area

Source: Kaieteur News On June 28, last, ExxonMobil’s subsidiary, Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL), commenced a drilling operation at the Tripletail-1 well site within the Stabroek… Link: ExxonMobil speeds ahead with another well in Turbo area

Refugee stories

Source: Newsday Loss and fear of rejection were the two most prevailing feelings among refugee children who participated in a recent art therapy workshop. But the hope… Link: Refugee stories

LYNCHPiN rocks to Cuba

Source: Newsday They have become known as trailblazers in TT’s metal music industry so, for their tenth anniversary, they decided to do it again. The members of… Link: LYNCHPiN rocks to Cuba

Murder, Trinidad and a novel

Source: Newsday AMANDA SMYTH is a Trinidadian-Irish writer. This is the second and final part of a talk she delivered recently to MA students at Birmingham City… Link: Murder, Trinidad and a novel

Brianna’s got it in the bag

Source: Newsday NEED a sturdy, fashionable bag for a morning at the beach or a body scrub for your particular skin type? Eleven-year-old entrepreneur Brianna Rodrigues has… Link: Brianna’s got it in the bag

Mother of the First Peoples

Source: Newsday NONA Lopez Calderon Galera Moreno Aquan has been conferred the title of Queen of the Santa Rosa First People’s, a position known for years as… Link: Mother of the First Peoples

New code for students

Source: Nation Newspaper Parents will have a more critical role to play in the discipline of their children at secondary schools. For the first time, schools will be… Link: New code for students

Early Elections in Nicaragua with Ortega Still in Power?

Source: Havana Times One of the issues generating the widest range of conflicting opinions among Nicaraguans on all levels is the holding of early elections while Ortega remains… Link: Early Elections in Nicaragua with Ortega Still in Power?

Dutch head into World Cup semis after 2-0 win over Italy

Source: Guyana Chronicle By Simon Evans VALENCIENNES, France (Reuters) – Second-half headers from Vivianne Miedema and Stefanie van der Gragt earned the Netherlands a 2-0 win over Italy… Link: Dutch head into World Cup semis after 2-0 win over Italy

Sweden upset Germany to reach World Cup semis

Source: Guyana Chronicle (REUTERS) – Goals from Sofia Jakobsson and Stina Blackstenius helped Sweden to come from behind to stun Germany 2-1, in the women’s World Cup quarter-finals… Link: Sweden upset Germany to reach World Cup semis

ECCB Records Third Consecutive Year of Profit

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:– The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has recorded a net profit of $32.7 million for the 2018-2019 financial year. This third consecutive year of… Link: ECCB Records Third Consecutive Year of Profit

British Overseas Territories Demand Self Rule

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Britain’s Overseas Territories say they will “stand together” to defend their right to self-government amid increasing concerns over “constitutional overreach” from the UK. Any attempts… Link: British Overseas Territories Demand Self Rule

Public trust and consultation critical

Source: Barbados Today A relationship built on public trust and consultation is critical to the success of any programme created for the economic recovery of Barbados. This was… Link: Public trust and consultation critical

Saint Lucia Chosen For Disaster Response Project

Source: St. Lucia Times Saint Lucia is among five Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries chosen by the World Food Programme (WFP) to serve as a model for the Caribbean in… Link: Saint Lucia Chosen For Disaster Response Project

Sri Lanka Recruits Hangmen

Source: St. Lucia Times Reuters:–  Sri Lanka has hired two hangmen as it prepares for the executions of four prisoners convicted of drug offences in what will be the… Link: Sri Lanka Recruits Hangmen

Woman stabbed in Swan Street

Source: Nation Newspaper A woman was stabbed in Swan Street, The City, earlier this evening. Police public relations officer Inspector Rodney Inniss confirmed the incident took place around… Link: Woman stabbed in Swan Street

Saint Lucia Hosting CARICOM 10K Races

Source: St. Lucia Times Saint Lucia will be hosting the annual Caribbean Community (CARICOM) 10K road race on Sunday, June 30 2019. The annual event will precede the 40th… Link: Saint Lucia Hosting CARICOM 10K Races

Creatures Of Habit

Source: The Reporter By: Dr. Abigail Joseph –  Have you ever experienced a power outage, yet still despite being aware of not having electricity you do something stupid like… Link: Creatures Of Habit

‘Shell down the place!’

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer After the first launch of artistes in December 2018 and months of preparation and anticipation the St. Kitts Music Festival is finally here with the… Link: ‘Shell down the place!’

Afghan captain Naib calls for calm after fan clashes

Source: Stabroek News (Reuters) – Afghanistan skipper Gulbadin Naib issued a plea to supporters after his team’s three-wicket defeat by Pakistan at the World Cup today was marred… Link: Afghan captain Naib calls for calm after fan clashes

Weather Forecast For Sunday June 30

Source: Bernews Sunday, June 30 is expected to be partly cloudy in the morning followed by scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon, with the high to be near… Link: Weather Forecast For Sunday June 30

SEA success a blessing

Source: Newsday MODERATOR of the Presbyterian Church The Rt Rev Joy Abdul-Mohan’s message to the top performing students in the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) examination is that… Link: SEA success a blessing

Govt, Opposition can do better on debate

Source: Newsday AMERICAN Chamber of Commerce (Amcham) president Patricia Ghany on Friday criticised the Government and the Opposition for the national uproar caused when the Miscellaneous Provisions… Link: Govt, Opposition can do better on debate

Stars Align for ‘Lily’

Source: The Voice Vicky Steckel doesn’t consider herself to be a photographer, even though she makes thousands of dollars on a single undoctored … The post Stars Align… Link: Stars Align for ‘Lily’

Amcham wants migrant policy

Source: Newsday THE American Chamber of Commerce(Amcham) is calling for a comprehensive national migration policy and strategy policy. Re-elected Amcham president Patricia Ghany issued this call at… Link: Amcham wants migrant policy

Be Careful What You Do With Your Body!

Source: The Voice Every young person should know the basic facts and arguments that concern the subject of life in our society today. … The post Be Careful… Link: Be Careful What You Do With Your Body!

Regional Duty

Source: The Voice I was very happy to read the VOICE Newspaper last week and see that someone finally wrote about a topic … The post Regional Duty… Link: Regional Duty

Young: No spike in under-17 crimes

Source: Newsday NATIONAL Security Minister Stuart Young has said there has been no increase in heinous crimes by minors. He was responding to a question from Oropouche… Link: Young: No spike in under-17 crimes

Saying goodbye to Richild

Source: Nation Newspaper Barbados’ first professional dancer of international repute, Richild Springer, took her final curtain on Tuesday at Pere Lachise, the largest cemeteryin Paris. The late dancer’s… Link: Saying goodbye to Richild

Olympic Day Run had its Ups and Downs

Source: The St. Lucia Star The annual Olympic Day Run in celebration of Olympic Week was off and running, or in some cases walking, after the event got underway on… Link: Olympic Day Run had its Ups and Downs

QC, Foundation take U-14 titles

Source: Nation Newspaper Queen’s College denied Christ Church Foundation a historic double title in the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Under-14 Football Competition and were crowned boys’ champions with a… Link: QC, Foundation take U-14 titles

Highway in Grynner’s name today

Source: Nation Newspaper The Mighty Grynner, given name Leo MacDonald Blenman, will be celebrated by his peers and adoring fans today when the Spring Garden Highway will be renamed after… Link: Highway in Grynner’s name today

Teen shot by Police laid to rest

Source: The St. Lucia Star Family and friends said their final goodbyes to 17-year-old Arnold Joseph last Saturday at the Church of the Holy Family in Jacmel. Joseph, in his… Link: Teen shot by Police laid to rest

Two men face attempted murder charges

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Two 21-year-old men have both been charged with attempted murder and other offences in relation to a shooting at a home in South Church… Link: Two men face attempted murder charges

Let nothing tarnish this year’s festival

Source: Barbados Today Brothers and sisters, Crop Over is a season of celebration, our tapestry of culture, colour and expression. This is a time for rejoicing as calypsonians,… Link: Let nothing tarnish this year’s festival

Why didn’t the chicken cross the water?

Source: Barbados Today Throughout CARICOM, chicken is considered king. In fact, the region boasts close to 100 per cent sufficiency in eggs and approximately 67 per cent sufficiency… Link: Why didn’t the chicken cross the water?

Medical Tourism a Distant Vision

Source: The St. Lucia Star During the latest International Cooperation and Development press tour to the Republic of China (Taiwan), journalists were taken to the E-Da Hospital in country’s southern… Link: Medical Tourism a Distant Vision

Visitors still missing, avoid spreading rumours

Source: Nation Newspaper Rumours of the bodies of American visitors Oscar Suarez and Magdalena Devil being found off the coast of St Lucia are untrue. And Minister of… Link: Visitors still missing, avoid spreading rumours

Man, wife found dead in suspected murder/suicide

Source: iNews Guyana A 36-year-old man and his reputed wife were Friday afternoon found dead with suspected gunshot wounds to their heads at their Eteringbang Landing, Cuyuni River,… Link: Man, wife found dead in suspected murder/suicide

A New Special Period on the Horizon

Source: Havana Times With recent food shortages being a little more severe than usual, and the government announcement of an upcoming “Fuel and Energy Cuts Plan”, a real… Link: A New Special Period on the Horizon

SAL Staff To Return To Work After Downing Tools

Source: Bernews [Written by Don Burgess] Employees will return to work at SAL after they walked off this job yesterday. Wornell Steede, the Bermuda Industrial Union’s chief… Link: SAL Staff To Return To Work After Downing Tools

BoB Foundation Promotes Vivien Carter

Source: Bernews The Bank of Bermuda [BoB] Foundation has appointed Vivien Carter as Director of Programmes. A spokesperson said, “Vivien has worked as the Foundation’s Programme Consultant… Link: BoB Foundation Promotes Vivien Carter

Frost appointed at St Augustine

Source: Nation Newspaper Regional Headquarters, Jamaica – The University of the West Indies (The UWI) recently appointed Dr Sterling Frost, a senior career banker and the Deputy CEO,… Link: Frost appointed at St Augustine

Students learn to GIVE

Source: Barbados Today The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations awarded students for their excellence in the GIVE School’s Poster Competition in a ceremony held at the… Link: Students learn to GIVE

Bicycle in Manzanillo, Cuba – Photo of the Day

Source: Havana Times Bicycle in Manzanillo, Granma, Cuba. By Denis Lamontagne (Canada). Camera: Canon 5D Mark IV The post Bicycle in Manzanillo, Cuba – Photo of the Day… Link: Bicycle in Manzanillo, Cuba – Photo of the Day

Shining brightly

Source: Barbados Today Arthur Smith Primary School celebrated the achievements of their class four students in the recently held Barbados Secondary School Entrance Examination (BSSEE) with a graduation… Link: Shining brightly

VIDEO: Marvay In Studio

Source: Nation Newspaper Today in the Crop Over Central studio we have Marvay! He tells us about his first experience in Pic of De Drop competition. See below  Link: VIDEO: Marvay In Studio

Mass Murder Baffles Cops

Source: The Reporter Commissioner of Police Chester Williams has assigned a special task force, headed by senior officers, to head the investigation into the case of five men… Link: Mass Murder Baffles Cops

An Unholy Alliance

Source: The Reporter By Major Lloyd Jones (Ret’d) By now it should be clear that there is an unholy alliance between Belize’s political class and a significant (but… Link: An Unholy Alliance

Have We Got The Cops We Deserve?

Source: The St. Lucia Star Once upon a time in the UK of my youth there was Dixon of Dock Green. The TV series conceivably contributed much to the notion… Link: Have We Got The Cops We Deserve?

Johnson preparing Brexit budget

Source: Nation Newspaper LONDON – Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, is preparing an emergency budget including aggressive tax cuts, an overhaul… Link: Johnson preparing Brexit budget

Trinidad:Backlog of 20,000 state land leases -Rambharat

Source: Stabroek News (Trinidad Guardian) There is an es­ti­mat­ed back­log of 20,000 peo­ple in T&T re­quir­ing ac­tion on their agri­cul­tur­al State land leas­es – and Cab­i­net has been… Link: Trinidad:Backlog of 20,000 state land leases -Rambharat

Drought will continue, says CIMH

Source: Nation Newspaper BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) Friday said that drought conditions in the Caribbean will continue in several countries… Link: Drought will continue, says CIMH

Beach Advisory for June 24-28

Source: St. John Source Lindbergh Bay Beach, St. Thomas The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water… Link: Beach Advisory for June 24-28

Sandals Foundation Fulfills Promise to Faces of Cancer

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:– When the Sandals Foundation brought their highly successful benefit concert, Vibes on the Island, to St. Lucia in June last year, the goal was… Link: Sandals Foundation Fulfills Promise to Faces of Cancer

RUM PRODUCERS ANNOUNCE MAJOR LABEL UPGRADE

Source: Cana News (WIRSPA Secretariat, Bridgetown, Barbados) – Rum producers from around the region met in Barbados this week to discuss how to promote responsible drinking and to… Link: RUM PRODUCERS ANNOUNCE MAJOR LABEL UPGRADE

Taiwan President in July SKN Visit

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is to visit the nation’s Caribbean diplomatic allies of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, and Saint Kitts and… Link: Taiwan President in July SKN Visit

Alleged Ortiz Shooting Mastermind Arrested in DR

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer                                 David Ortiz   (CNN)-The alleged mastermind and the financier of the shooting of former baseball star David Ortiz were arrested in the Dominican Republic… Link: Alleged Ortiz Shooting Mastermind Arrested in DR

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting June 29

Source: Bernews The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday June 29th. On Saturday the Atlas… Link: Shipping Schedule: Week Starting June 29

No date set by President for meeting with Opposition Leader

Source: Guyana Times CCJ post-judgement advise …despite Jagdeo’s proposal to meet daily Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo President David Granger Several days after Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo accepted an… Link: No date set by President for meeting with Opposition Leader

Berbice $200M model farm abandoned

Source: Guyana Times The state of the $200 M model farm at Fort Wellington, Region Five The 35-acre, $200 million model farm at Fort Wellington, Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice)… Link: Berbice 0M model farm abandoned

PSC calls for swift resolution to political issues

Source: Guyana Times Outgoing Chairman of the Private Sector Commission (PSC), Desmond Sears Outgoing Chairman of the Private Sector Commission (PSC), Desmond Sears on Friday underscored the importance… Link: PSC calls for swift resolution to political issues

Video: Nathan Trott Training At AFC Wimbledon

Source: Bernews Bermudian goalkeeper Nathan Trott is hard at work at the training ground after completing his season-long loan move from West Ham to AFC Wimbledon. The… Link: Video: Nathan Trott Training At AFC Wimbledon

Golf: Kenny Lesuer Competing In Alabama

Source: Bernews Kenny Leseur continued competing in the 70th annual Press Thornton Future Masters event at the Dothan Country Club, Dothan, Alabama. Leseur shot a Second Round… Link: Golf: Kenny Lesuer Competing In Alabama

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 28 2019

Source: Bernews June 28 saw 40,639 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $228,249.15 BD. 33,000 shares were traded by Argus Group Holdings Ltd, closing… Link: Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 28 2019

Bermy Bouncers head to Norway

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermuda’s national youth jump rope team is to represent the island at an international competition in Norway.The Bermy Bouncers, five boys and girls aged 10… Link: Bermy Bouncers head to Norway

Police investigate LGBTQ parade threats

Source: The Royal Gazette A police inquiry into threats against LGBTQ people circulated on social media is continuing, a spokesman said yesterday.A police spokesman said Acting Detective Inspector Derek… Link: Police investigate LGBTQ parade threats

'Social bridge' evenings begin on Monday

Source: The Royal Gazette Introducing newcomers to the game of bridge has always been a challenge and the current thinking is to introduce the game in a relaxed, non-competitive… Link: 'Social bridge' evenings begin on Monday

Sevens teams prepare for Olympic qualifier

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermuda’s national rugby sevens teams are preparing for their return to the Rugby America’s North competition in the Cayman Islands from July 6 to 7.This… Link: Sevens teams prepare for Olympic qualifier

Lagumbay desperate to win for his community

Source: The Royal Gazette Alvin Lagumbay says he is determined to claim a victory for the island’s Filipino community when he faces Nikki Bascome at the Victualling Yard in… Link: Lagumbay desperate to win for his community

Lewis relishing chance to face former side

Source: The Royal Gazette Zeiko Lewis, the Charleston Battery forward, is relishing today’s clash with his former club New York Red Bulls II in the United Soccer League Championship.Lewis… Link: Lewis relishing chance to face former side

Risk, correlation, and modern portfolio theory

Source: The Royal Gazette Reader comments sometimes state that Moneywise articles are not as detailed as they should be. Just a gentle reminder that The Royal Gazette personal finance… Link: Risk, correlation, and modern portfolio theory

No goat left behind

Source: Newsday THERE are more ways to cook a goat than currying it. Goat is a sustainable and delicious food source that can be used in many… Link: No goat left behind

Dominican is Starbucks TT barista champion

Source: Newsday DOMINICAN Hermia “Herms” Antoine brewed her way to top barista status after sealing the second Starbucks Barista Championship, hosted recently at Starbucks’ Trincity Mall branch,… Link: Dominican is Starbucks TT barista champion

PYO Cricket Club to tour St Lucia

Source: Newsday THE PARADISE Youth Organisation (PYO) Cricket Club of Tacarigua will be making their 41st consecutive tour of St Lucia. The team were expected to leave… Link: PYO Cricket Club to tour St Lucia

Sweet and refreshing

Source: Newsday DELIGHTFUL, refreshing and delicious desserts need not always be creamy, cakey and rich. Fruity and icy desserts are just as successful in quelling your after… Link: Sweet and refreshing

BTL owes almost $30 million in GST: allegation

Source: Amandala News BTL “firmly denies” that it owes GST, and the General Sales Tax (GST) office has “no public statement” to make on the matter BELIZE CITY,… Link: BTL owes almost million in GST: allegation

Like, I’m waiting

Source: Amandala News It’s not within my nature to push for an apology from anyone, but sometimes you have to set the record right. A Facebook “friend” of… Link: Like, I’m waiting

Guyana fastest growing economy

Source: Guyana Chronicle NASDAQ projects growth rate of 16.3 per cent from 2018-2021 WITH a lucrative oil and gas industry on the horizon for Guyana, the country has… Link: Guyana fastest growing economy

Land allocations ‘above board’

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Jagdeo, PPP officials own thousands of acres …Benn says applications for leases to persons named were in system before 2015 PERSONS, who Leader of the… Link: Land allocations ‘above board’

GLSC calls in police on land map leak

Source: Guyana Chronicle – CEO says staff colluding with ‘powerful forces’ THE Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC) will make a formal report to the Guyana Police Force… Link: GLSC calls in police on land map leak

GUYOIL slashes prices of gas, gasoil

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE Guyana Oil Company (GUYOIL) has announced a reduction in gas prices which the company said is as a result of lower acquisition costs. According… Link: GUYOIL slashes prices of gas, gasoil

Ceres rips Jagdeo

Source: Guyana Chronicle …debunks claims of land grabbing …accuses him of corruption, racial bias WELL-KNOWN Geotechnical Engineer and Groundwater Hydrologist, Charles Ceres, on Friday debunked claims that he… Link: Ceres rips Jagdeo

J’can named next Bishop of Dover

Source: Jamaica Gleaner London, England: Queen Elizabeth has approved the appointment of the Reverend Prebendary Rose Hudson-Wilkin, the Jamaica-born chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons… Link: J’can named next Bishop of Dover

Hanover cop accused of molesting 15-y-o fingered in ID parade

Source: Jamaica Gleaner A Hanover police constable recently taken into custody for allegedly sexually molesting a 15-year-old girl at the Lucea police headquarters was positively pointed out during… Link: Hanover cop accused of molesting 15-y-o fingered in ID parade

Tufton: We’re building a brand new CRH

Source: Jamaica Gleaner WESTERN BUREAU: Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton yesterday said that the ongoing $3.5-billion restoration work at the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) in Montego… Link: Tufton: We’re building a brand new CRH

18 students toasted for rising above formidable odds

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Eighteen students from across the island were yesterday recognised by the National Child Month Committee (NCMC) for their performance in last year’s sitting of Caribbean… Link: 18 students toasted for rising above formidable odds

Charles Ceres to take Jagdeo to court

Source: Kaieteur News Businessman and prominent engineer Charles Ceres has announced that he intends to take Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo to Court over claims he made against Ceres… Link: Charles Ceres to take Jagdeo to court

Rumbling over BWA dismissal

Source: Nation Newspaper Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, Attorney General Dale Marshall and Minister of Water Resources Wilfred Abrahams were last night locked in a meeting at Government… Link: Rumbling over BWA dismissal

Teachers urged to keep up to date

Source: Barbados Advocate Chairman of the Board of Erdiston Teachers’ Training College, Dr. Sylvia Henry, wants to see more male teachers in the classrooms. In today’s dynamic environment,… Link: Teachers urged to keep up to date

talks break down

Source: Barbados Advocate The claim of unfair dismissal by two former senior managers at the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is headed for the Employment Rights Tribunal (ERT). Link: talks break down

Three teams undefeated in GHB Goals Galore hockey

Source: Guyana Chronicle THREE teams remain unbeaten after Thursday evening’s matches of the 2019 Noble House Goals Galore Indoor Hockey Championships.  Hikers continue to dominate the men’s division,… Link: Three teams undefeated in GHB Goals Galore hockey

Exxon U-14 football continues this weekend

Source: Guyana Chronicle FOOTBALL action continues this weekend at the U-14 level with the ExxonMobil-sponsored tournament. Round two of the Girls’ segment will take place with organiser, the… Link: Exxon U-14 football continues this weekend

B.T.L. C.E.O. Rochus Schreiber Resigns

Source: Channel 5 Belize Rochus Schreiber There is a huge development tonight regarding the top job at Belize Telemedia Limited.  And that is that Rochus Schreiber has tendered his… Link: B.T.L. C.E.O. Rochus Schreiber Resigns

FinSec: “admittedly there are problems”

Source: Channel 5 Belize Financial Secretary Joseph Waight has admitted that there are problems with regards to the reporting of financial facts by finance officers across government ministries and… Link: FinSec: “admittedly there are problems”

Financial Secretary Speaks on FTC/AIBL Settlement

Source: Channel 5 Belize Earlier in the month, Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced a settlement between the Federal Trade Commission and Atlantic International Bank Limited, describing it as a… Link: Financial Secretary Speaks on FTC/AIBL Settlement

49th OAS General Assembly Concludes

Source: Bahamas Weekly With the approval of all the documents submitted for voting by the member states, the 49th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS)… Link: 49th OAS General Assembly Concludes

A British National is Found Dead in Placencia

Source: Channel 5 Belize The lifeless body of fifty-eight-year-old Phillip Crabtree, a British national, was retrieved from the sea in Placencia this morning.  Sometime around six o’clock, police were… Link: A British National is Found Dead in Placencia

Fisher of the Year Award Goes to Paulino Rodriguez

Source: Channel 5 Belize He has been fishing for forty years and seen the industry he loves grow and evolve. Today, the spotlight was on Sarteneja resident Paulino Rodriguez… Link: Fisher of the Year Award Goes to Paulino Rodriguez

Police Health Run & Sports Day at Yabra

Source: Channel 5 Belize Early this morning, the police officers were on the streets of the City, but it was not for the usual crime fighting. It was to… Link: Police Health Run & Sports Day at Yabra

A Sudden Departure At BTL, CEO Rochus Schreiber Gone

Source: The Reporter Friday, June 28th. 2019 – The sudden departure of a CEO at any company means that there is some serious problems within that organizations management,… Link: A Sudden Departure At BTL, CEO Rochus Schreiber Gone

Double Murder Suspect Surrenders

Source: The Reporter A man who Police were actively seeking for questioning in the shocking murders of San Pedro tour guide Mario Graniel and American doctor Gary Paul… Link: Double Murder Suspect Surrenders

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