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December 13, 2019

Archives for September 2019

One Person Detained for Pomona Murder

Source: Channel 5 Belize Joseph Myvett Today, the Head of the National Crimes Investigation Branch ACP Joseph Myvett spoke with the media about the murder in the Stann Creek… Link: One Person Detained for Pomona Murder

Another Attempt on the Life of Mark Clarke

Source: Channel 5 Belize Back in February of this year, forty-two-year-old Marl Clarke was shot to the head near Pitts Alley on north side Belize City. He survived the… Link: Another Attempt on the Life of Mark Clarke

Mexicans Busted with Firearms in the North

Source: Channel 5 Belize Two armed Mexican nationals were picked up near the border over the weekend. Police say both men had firearms and are now in police detention… Link: Mexicans Busted with Firearms in the North

A big contribution to development (Part 1)

Source: Barbados Today The parish of St. Lucy has been written about as “rather undeveloped,” and coming to St. Lucy is “stepping back in time.” Sometime ago I… Link: A big contribution to development (Part 1)

Licensing nightmare

Source: Nation Newspaper The temperature was hot at the Barbados Licensing Authority’s (BLA) office in The Pine, St Michael, yesterday – and it was not just due to… Link: Licensing nightmare

Robbers Target Moneygram/I.C.B.

Source: Channel 5 Belize A Moneygram outlet at the I.C.B. office on Central American Boulevard in Belize City was robbed on Friday morning after eleven. Two armed men held… Link: Robbers Target Moneygram/I.C.B.

P.U.P. Holds National Party Council Meeting

Source: Channel 5 Belize On Saturday the People’s United Party’s National Party Council gathered at Memorial Park in Belize City. The party celebrated its sixty-ninth anniversary during its National… Link: P.U.P. Holds National Party Council Meeting

Invest more in the region’s youth

Source: Barbados Today Resolve social issues that impact education – Barbados CARICOM Youth Ambassadors Today marks 34 years since the inception of Caribbean Youth Day and this year’s… Link: Invest more in the region’s youth

Learning about the world of work

Source: Barbados Today At the start of the 2019 summer holidays, The Barbados Light and Power Company engaged 21 students as part of its annual Summer Internship Programme.… Link: Learning about the world of work

Fresh move

Source: Barbados Today With worsening water scarcity from prolonged drought, Government is now planning to upgrade to tertiary sewage treatment plants in a bid to recover some of… Link: Fresh move

Blue economy gets a boost

Source: Barbados Today Responding to the challenges Caribbean islands are facing when it comes to the sustainable use of marine resources, including impacts on ocean-related sectors such as… Link: Blue economy gets a boost

Stoute tears into ‘stars’

Source: Nation Newspaper Some of Barbados’ top entertainers have come in for a tongue-lashing from Teen Talent founder Richard Stoute, who accused them of turning their backs on… Link: Stoute tears into ‘stars’

70 murder trials now priority

Source: Nation Newspaper The 70 murder cases stuck in the criminal justice system are in for some special attention. That was the message sent out by Attorney General… Link: 70 murder trials now priority

Brathwaite, Williams in semis

Source: Nation Newspaper Shane Brathwaite successfully negotiated the opening round of the men’s 110 metres hurdles on day four of the IAAF World Athletics Championships here in Doha,… Link: Brathwaite, Williams in semis

Paradise hold off Wotton

Source: Nation Newspaper Paradise left it until late but maintained their dominance of Group B with a hard-fought 2-1 victory on Sunday night over South Coast rivals Wotton… Link: Paradise hold off Wotton

Primary school football leagues return

Source: Cayman Compass Saturday morning excitement returned to primary school fields across Grand Cayman as the 2019 CUC Primary Football League and Girls Primary Football League regular seasons… Link: Primary school football leagues return

Saint Lucia Loses To Barbados In CONCACAF Qualifier

Source: St. Lucia Times By Terry Finisterre 13 teams from around the Caribbean are vying for three spots in the 2020 Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. Today at the… Link: Saint Lucia Loses To Barbados In CONCACAF Qualifier

Charity woman shot during home invasion

Source: iNews Guyana A woman is currently hospitalised after she was shot by one of three armed men who invaded her home at Charity, Essequibo Coast, Region Two… Link: Charity woman shot during home invasion

Purse robber sentenced to 3 years

Source: Cayman Compass A man has been sentenced to three years in prison for robbing a woman of her purse. The robbery happened at the Everglo Bar in… Link: Purse robber sentenced to 3 years

Rugby Football Union Holds Series Of Matches

Source: St. Lucia Times By Terry Finisterre The Saint Lucia Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) held the first round of its Community Rugby 7s held at Marigot on Sunday 29… Link: Rugby Football Union Holds Series Of Matches

Rain does not stop CPL party

Source: Newsday DESPITE heavy rainfall during the afternoon today the Queen’s Park Oval in St Clair is packed to capacity in the match between Trinbago Knight Riders… Link: Rain does not stop CPL party

Top 10 Most Viewed Videos For September 2019

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

Port bid partners to meet stakeholders

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Representatives from the cruise lines and the engineering firm that are involved in the Verdant Isle group, which was selected by government to build… Link: Port bid partners to meet stakeholders

Ex NDC boss takes up senior ministry job

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Joan West-Dacres has been appointed as the new deputy chief officer at the Ministry of Community Affairs. Dacres was the director of the National… Link: Ex NDC boss takes up senior ministry job

$50 will lift lid on company directors

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): An amendment to the Companies Law passed in the Legislative Assembly in July comes into effect tomorrow, allowing members of the public to pay… Link: will lift lid on company directors

Butterfield shares fall 3.7% on BSX

Source: The Royal Gazette Butterfield Bank shares fell 3.7 per cent in Bermuda Stock Exchange trading.The bank dipped $1.15 to close on $29.85 on the trading of 4,374 shares.… Link: Butterfield shares fall 3.7% on BSX

Cumberbatch Finishes 9th In West Georgia

Source: Bernews Johndell Cumberbatch finished 9th competing in the University of West Georgia Home Cross Country Opener. Cumberbatch –  representing Morehouse College — clocked a time of… Link: Cumberbatch Finishes 9th In West Georgia

Hijack & Piracy On The Highway – Busitos Robbery

Source: The Reporter Monday, Sept. 30th. 2019 – An unusual type of robbery took place this afternoon on the western highway. One of the vans that run passengers… Link: Hijack & Piracy On The Highway – Busitos Robbery

Woman jailed over ‘dodgy’ beauty shots

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A woman who claimed she was injecting her clients with beauty vitamins to help moisturize their skin has been jailed for five months after… Link: Woman jailed over ‘dodgy’ beauty shots

New voter list grows to 21,217

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The electoral roll has grown by over one hundred new voters, the Elections Office said in a release confirming the new register of electors… Link: New voter list grows to 21,217

GPL warns against affixing signage to utility poles

Source: iNews Guyana The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL) has cautioned the general public that it is illegal and dangerous to place signage(s) on the company’s Utility… Link: GPL warns against affixing signage to utility poles

30 Minute Video: Sept 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: Sept 30 ZBM Evening News

Escaped prisoner found at West End

Source: The Royal Gazette A 29-year-old man who was “unaccounted for” at Westgate prison today is back in police custody.The announcement this afternoon did not identify the inmate, but… Link: Escaped prisoner found at West End

Drug Jet Crash Land In Blue Creek, Orange Walk

Source: The Reporter Monday, Sept. 30th. 2019 – Authorities are currently investigating circumstances involving a drug jet which crashed landed early this morning in Blue Creek, Orange Walk… Link: Drug Jet Crash Land In Blue Creek, Orange Walk

Official Govt & Legal Notices For Sept 30 2019

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [Sept 30] include acting appointments and notice of intended marriage. Information Commissioner Notice Type: Government Notice Notice… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For Sept 30 2019

Weather Forecast For Tuesday October 1

Source: Bernews Tuesday, October 1 is expected to be windy with thunderstorms, with the high to be near 27°C/80°F and the low to be near 23°C/74°F according… Link: Weather Forecast For Tuesday October 1

Two injured in Southampton collision

Source: The Royal Gazette Two men suffered serious injuries in a collision this morning near the Fairmont Southampton.According to police, officers received a report of a collision involving two… Link: Two injured in Southampton collision

Corentyne fisherman found dead

Source: iNews Guyana A 45-year-old man of Number 67 Village, Corentyne, Berbice was on Friday evening found dead in a canal at Number 66 Village. He has been… Link: Corentyne fisherman found dead

GECOM nixes requirement for voters to verify registration

Source: Stabroek News The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has revoked the order requiring all prospective voters for the 2020 general and regional elections to verify their registration during… Link: GECOM nixes requirement for voters to verify registration

Jamaica police issue warning to social media users

Source: Nation Newspaper KINGSTON – Jamaica police are warning people against using social media to spread “false and misleading information that could cause unnecessary panic” in the country.… Link: Jamaica police issue warning to social media users

Bermuda to face Guatemala in a friendly

Source: The Royal Gazette The Bermuda Football Association have announced that Bermuda will play host to Guatemala in a friendly on Tuesday, October 15, at the National Sports Centre.The… Link: Bermuda to face Guatemala in a friendly

Education, tech guru at local schools

Source: The Royal Gazette Somersfield Academy students heard of the potential in technology and artificial intelligence this morning from Tom Ilube, a British entrepreneur and advocate for technical education.Mr… Link: Education, tech guru at local schools

Barbados native flying high in Dubai

Source: Stabroek News (Barbados Nation) Shakera Yearwood left Barbados when she was just 24 years old and headed to a land far away from home, Dubai. Link: Barbados native flying high in Dubai

Creole Heritage Month Calendar of Activities

Source: The St. Lucia Star The Msgr. Patrick Anthony Folk Research Centre (FRC) on Wednesday September 25, 2019 revealed the official calendar of activities for Creole Heritage Month celebrations 2019,… Link: Creole Heritage Month Calendar of Activities

Ironman Butterfield captures Cozumel 70.3

Source: The Royal Gazette Tyler Butterfield clawed his way back from a considerable deficit to storm to victory at the Mazda Ironman 70.3 Cozumel in Cozumel, Mexico, yesterday.The Bermudian… Link: Ironman Butterfield captures Cozumel 70.3

NEW ROAD BAY JETTY READY FOR CONSTRUCTION

Source: The Anguillian     Design drawings for jetty With the money approved, the design drawings completed, and the land and sea area determined – construction work on… Link: NEW ROAD BAY JETTY READY FOR CONSTRUCTION

Ferry service suspended for bad weather

Source: The Royal Gazette Ferry service between Dockyard and St George’s has been suspended until further notice. A Government spokesman said that the suspension of service on the Orange… Link: Ferry service suspended for bad weather

Chess in Fusterlandia, Havana – Photo of the Day

Source: Havana Times Chess in Fusterlandia, Havana, Cuba. By Victor Arencibia (New Jersey, USA). Camera: Fujifilm XP 130. The post Chess in Fusterlandia, Havana – Photo of the… Link: Chess in Fusterlandia, Havana – Photo of the Day

GOVERNOR’S STATEMENT ON BREXIT

Source: The Anguillian     GovernorTim Foy, OBE Many of us will have been watching Brexit developments in the UK with interest and some with concern about possible… Link: GOVERNOR’S STATEMENT ON BREXIT

EDITORIAL: INTEGRITY SHOULD MATTER

Source: The Anguillian     The political season is upon us. I urge us to be vigilant in assessing the persons vying for office. The issue of integrity… Link: EDITORIAL: INTEGRITY SHOULD MATTER

Man Found Hacked to Death in Pomona

Source: The Reporter Monday, Sept. 30th. 2019 – By Marion Ali – A man from Pomona Village, Stann Creek district was reportedly found chopped to death late last… Link: Man Found Hacked to Death in Pomona

iciHaiti – UN : Haiti on the agenda of Cuba

Source: Haiti Libre Saturday, on the sidelines of the 74th Ordinary Session of the General Assembly in New York, Chancellor Bocchit Edmond met with his Cuban counterpart Bruno… Link: iciHaiti – UN : Haiti on the agenda of Cuba

KRYSTLE CLEAR: The Voice of the Millennial

Source: Nation Newspaper Some time ago, I sat on a panel for the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators as a millennial representative on the topic of Next… Link: KRYSTLE CLEAR: The Voice of the Millennial

Video: Government Press Conference

Source: Bernews Premier David Burt and other officials are holding a press conference this morning [Sept 30], and we will have additional coverage later on and in… Link: Video: Government Press Conference

Sales rep faces Court over 5 fraud charges

Source: iNews Guyana Jamal Gilbert, a sales representative at VSH United (Guyana) was released on bail by Magistrate Leron Daly after being slapped with five fraud-related charges and… Link: Sales rep faces Court over 5 fraud charges

Saint Lucia records increase in gastroenteritis cases

Source: St. Lucia News Online (PRESS RELEASE) — The Department of Health and Wellness has recorded an increase in the number of cases of gastroenteritis reported over the last few… Link: Saint Lucia records increase in gastroenteritis cases

Durant books spot in World 200m semis

Source: Newsday TT’s Kamaria Durant placed second in her 200-metre heat this morning at the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) World Championships in Doha, Qatar, booking… Link: Durant books spot in World 200m semis

Fuel Price Adjustments from September 30

Source: St. Lucia Times The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism,… Link: Fuel Price Adjustments from September 30

Retiree found murdered at home

Source: Newsday POLICE are investigating the murder of a 60-year-old man after his body was found in the kitchen of his Princes Town home earlier this morning.… Link: Retiree found murdered at home

Student art challenge for City building

Source: The Royal Gazette The Green family has partnered with the Bermuda National Gallery to host an art competition in October for middle school students. The contest will see… Link: Student art challenge for City building

CPL 2019: Tridents in playoffs after win over Zouks

Source: iNews Guyana Three wickets in an over from Hayden Walsh Jr and a superb spell from Harry Gurney turned the Barbados Tridents’ whole season around as they… Link: CPL 2019: Tridents in playoffs after win over Zouks

Public Notice: Oil Spill

Source: Barbados Today Police are reporting an oil spill in the area of mini roundabout just north of the Redman Village Service Station and the Lawrence Johnson roundabout… Link: Public Notice: Oil Spill

Entrepreneurs to vie for funding

Source: iNews Guyana To mark their second consecutive year conducting the Business Development Forum, the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has announced the launching of a… Link: Entrepreneurs to vie for funding

Promotion for head of crime division

Source: The Royal Gazette At a 4:30pm ceremony held at Police Headquarters in Prospect, Devonshire on Friday, September 27th Nicholas Pedro was promoted to the rank of Detective Superintendent… Link: Promotion for head of crime division

Prostate cancer killed 671 men in 2016

Source: Jamaica Star Some 671 men died from prostate cancer in 2016, accounting for 19 per cent of the total cancer deaths on the island, and making prostate… Link: Prostate cancer killed 671 men in 2016

Students attacked during devotion

Source: Jamaica Star A male student went berserk during devotional exercise at Anchovy High School in St James last Friday and attacked members of the school population with… Link: Students attacked during devotion

Proliferation of CIPs Raises Broader Security Concerns

Source: The St. Lucia Star Since the colonial era of Christopher Columbus and his fellow explorers, for better or worse, Caribbean islands have been enticing to private interests. More recent… Link: Proliferation of CIPs Raises Broader Security Concerns

OAS say on election

Source: Nation Newspaper WASHINGTON – The Organisation of American States (OAS) says it is looking forward to the issuance of the proclamation required by Guyana’s Constitution to firmly… Link: OAS say on election

Speaker calls for Parliament pictures

Source: The Royal Gazette Residents have been asked to look out old photographs and records that help to tell the story of Bermuda’s Parliament ahead of its 400th anniversary.The… Link: Speaker calls for Parliament pictures

Leslie Rans To Resign As CEO Of BAS Limited

Source: Bernews Bermuda Aviation Services Limited [BAS] and its Board of Directors announced that effective October 31, 2019, Ms. Leslie Rans will resign as Chief Executive Officer… Link: Leslie Rans To Resign As CEO Of BAS Limited

International Day Of The Girl Event On Oct 6th

Source: Bernews The fifth annual event in Bermuda to mark the United Nations’ International Day of the Girl will be held on Sunday, October 6 from 2.00pm… Link: International Day Of The Girl Event On Oct 6th

Man Injured in Traffic Accident in Corozal

Source: The Reporter Sunday, Sept 29th. 2019 – By Marion Ali – Reports are that a man was injured sometime after 5:00 this evening when he lost control… Link: Man Injured in Traffic Accident in Corozal

Climate policy gathers eight years of dust

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Cayman is not doing anywhere near enough to prepare for the onslaught of climate change, despite being a low lying small island country on… Link: Climate policy gathers eight years of dust

PwC Donates $375,000 for Hurricane Relief

Source: Jones Bahamas PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Caribbean firms and U.S. Charitable Foundation collectively donated $375,000 to help The Bahamas hurricane relief and recovery efforts. On Thursday at the company’s… Link: PwC Donates 5,000 for Hurricane Relief

Thompson Testifies in Gibson’s Bribery Trial

Source: Jones Bahamas Jack Thompson, former Director of the National Recovery and Reconstruction Unit (NRRU) in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, took the stand in the Shane Gibson… Link: Thompson Testifies in Gibson’s Bribery Trial

Marine Dies in Traffic Accident

Source: Jones Bahamas The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) confirmed that 27-year-old Marine Seaman Arnold Amerthil died in a traffic accident on Sunday. According to police, shortly before… Link: Marine Dies in Traffic Accident

Ministry: 13 Bus Runs Cancelled On Monday

Source: Bernews The Ministry released the list of bus cancellations for this morning [Sept 30] with the list indicating that there are thirteen bus runs cancelled so… Link: Ministry: 13 Bus Runs Cancelled On Monday

Now PM Johnson Accused of Groping Woman

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Boris Johnson’s first day at Conservative party conference as prime minister was overshadowed by allegations of sexual misbehaviour, as Downing Street was forced to deny… Link: Now PM Johnson Accused of Groping Woman

Soldiers Pass Public Order & Internal Security

Source: Bernews Island soldiers passed a gruelling test of their public order and internal security skills at the weekend. The Royal Bermuda Regiment troops were put through… Link: Soldiers Pass Public Order & Internal Security

Opposition’s vow

Source: Nation Newspaper PORT AU PRINCE – Opposition political parties yesterday vowed to resume their street protests today in a bid to remove President Jovenel Moise from office.… Link: Opposition’s vow

Transplant council meets for first time

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Human Tissue Transplant Council (HTTC) held its first ever meeting recently, government officials stated in a release on Friday. The council was appointed… Link: Transplant council meets for first time

Could Cost $110m to Restore Abaco Electricity

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer UN Chief Antonio Guterres views Abaco devastation Minister of Works Desmond Bannister said it could cost the government over $110 million to restore electricity and… Link: Could Cost 0m to Restore Abaco Electricity

OfReg proposes auction to attract green power

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (Ofreg) has published a consultation document on a proposed renewable energy auction scheme to attract providers of renewable… Link: OfReg proposes auction to attract green power

August visitors increase 10%

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The record-breaking tourism numbers continued this summer for overnight guests. After a great June and July, August completed the season with an increase of… Link: August visitors increase 10%

Tridents In Playoffs As Zouks Collapse

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:–  Three wickets in an over from Hayden Walsh Jr and a superb spell from Harry Gurney turned the Barbados Tridents’ whole season around… Link: Tridents In Playoffs As Zouks Collapse

Somalia: Jihadists Attack US Training Base

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer BBC- Jihadists have attacked a military base where US soldiers train commandos in Somalia, causing casualties, reports say. Local residents reported heavy blasts and gunfire… Link: Somalia: Jihadists Attack US Training Base

UNOPS to inject millions into A & B

Source: Antigua Observer United Nations Office of Project Services (UNOPS) will be investing $2.5 million into projects in Antigua and Barbuda. The announcement was made after Prime Minister… Link: UNOPS to inject millions into A & B

SS Jaguars takes Birbal T20 title

Source: Stabroek News In a one-sided contest at the Wakenaam Community Centre Ground yesterday, Sans Souci Jaguars romped to a 55-run victory over Good Success to win  the… Link: SS Jaguars takes Birbal T20 title

Becoming special needs teachers

Source: Newsday DR RADICA MAHASE MAHINA SEECHARAN is a 21-year-old student at the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT). She’s in the final year of the bachelor… Link: Becoming special needs teachers

Stabroek News nailed

Source: Guyana Chronicle …raked in over $50M in gov’t ads for 2019 …had refused state advertising over debts STABROEK News has received more than $50M in payments for… Link: Stabroek News nailed

Five regions affected by floods

Source: Guyana Chronicle – Stabroek Market closes – due to unprecedented high tide THE current unprecedented high tide has resulted in flooding in several parts of Regions Two,… Link: Five regions affected by floods

“We’re adhering to the Constitution’

Source: Guyana Chronicle …AG tells Guyanese in Canada as gov’t prepares to return to Parliament …says move also in keeping with CCJ directive ATTORNEY-General and Minister of Legal… Link: “We’re adhering to the Constitution’

Gov’t to support Katoka self-help works

Source: Guyana Chronicle “I AM happy. I have been waiting for this moment to come,” said Loretta Marco, the head mistress of Katoka Nursery School. Her remark came… Link: Gov’t to support Katoka self-help works

Family thanks search party as 9-y-o’s body found

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Sherine Kidd was a picture of anguish, staring into space yesterday as she processed news that the body of her son, nine-year-old Kyle Richards, had… Link: Family thanks search party as 9-y-o’s body found

Sabrina succeeds in last shot at title

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Lucea, Hanover: Name: Sabrina Dawkins Age: 13 School: Rusea’s High Coach: Daniel Williams Winning word: A-P-P-E-N-D-I-C-I-T-I-S Top 5 1. Sabrina Dawkins, Rusea’s High 2. Taijauna… Link: Sabrina succeeds in last shot at title

Honey tastes sweet victory to retain St James crown

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Montego Bay, St James: Name: Honey Advani Age: 12 School: Heinz Simonitsch School Coach: Sunil Advani Winning word: M-E-I-O-S-I-S Top 5 1. Honey Advani, Heinz… Link: Honey tastes sweet victory to retain St James crown

DPP explains dropping rape charges against man

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Jamaica’s top prosecutor has defended the decision by one of her deputies to withdraw rape charges against a man who was allegedly linked through DNA… Link: DPP explains dropping rape charges against man

Amber Guyger murder trial enters second week

Source: St. Lucia News Online (FOX 4 NEWS) — Sunday marks what would have been Botham Jean’s 28th birthday. Monday morning, his family will return to the courtroom for the… Link: Amber Guyger murder trial enters second week

High tide invades coastal Guyana

Source: Kaieteur News   By Rehanna Ramsay Several villages across Guyana‘s coastlands remained flooded yesterday as a result of unusually high spring tides. The affected area are reportedly… Link: High tide invades coastal Guyana

Tridents advance to playoff round in CPL

Source: Nation Newspaper The Barbados Tridents are through to the playoff round in this year Caribbean Premier League. Playing at Kensington Oval in front of their home fans,… Link: Tridents advance to playoff round in CPL

Hip! Hip! Hayden!

Source: Nation Newspaper BARBADOS TRIDENTS, inspired by a four-wicket haul from leg-spinner Hayden Walsh Jr, secured a play-off spot in the Caribbean Premier League after defeating St Lucia… Link: Hip! Hip! Hayden!

Clothing company Forever 21 files for bankruptcy

Source: St. Lucia News Online (CNN Business) — Forever 21, the teenage clothing emporium that rode America’s mall boom and bust, said on Sunday that it filed for Chapter 11… Link: Clothing company Forever 21 files for bankruptcy

Guyana: Customs Anti Narcotic Unit fires corrupt officer

Source: St. Lucia News Online CANU’s Deputy Head, Leslie Ramlall (GUYANA CHRONICLE) — The Customs Anti Narcotic Unit (CANU) has fired one of its ranks, who recently breached Standard Operating… Link: Guyana: Customs Anti Narcotic Unit fires corrupt officer

Trinidad: Teacher, students held with ‘marijuana cookies’

Source: St. Lucia News Online (TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — Of­fi­cers of the North East­ern Di­vi­sion Task Force (NEDTF) ar­rest­ed three peo­ple on Sat­ur­day night af­ter they were found sell­ing mar­i­jua­na-in­fused brown­ies… Link: Trinidad: Teacher, students held with ‘marijuana cookies’

Cayman: Proposed Renewable Energy Auction scheme

Source: Cayman Eye News GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS: 27 September 2019. On 23 September 2019 the Utility Regulation and Competition Office (“the Office”/”OfReg”) published on its website Consultation Document… Link: Cayman: Proposed Renewable Energy Auction scheme

Cayman: DCR announces new Deputy Director

Source: Cayman Eye News Melissa Rivas has been appointed as the Deputy Director of DCR. ·         She had served as Acting Deputy Director since September 2017. The Ministry of Financial… Link: Cayman: DCR announces new Deputy Director

Severe weather warning update

Source: Bahamas Weekly THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FROM 9:00 PM EDT UNTIL 11:00 PM EDT SUNDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2019.  A SEVERE… Link: Severe weather warning update

Cadwell Inc. to remove recyclables from Saba

Source: Saba News The Public Entity Saba recently signed an agreement with the company Cadwell Inc. from Boca Raton, Florida, to remove all recyclable material from Saba. This… Link: Cadwell Inc. to remove recyclables from Saba

Fraser-Pryce blazes to history with fourth world gold

Source: Stabroek News DOHA,  (Reuters) – Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce powered her way to 100 metres gold today to become the first person to win four gold medals over… Link: Fraser-Pryce blazes to history with fourth world gold

Weather Forecast For Monday September 30

Source: Bernews Monday, September 30 is expected to see overcast, with the high to be near 27°C/80°F and the low to be near 23°C/74°F according to the… Link: Weather Forecast For Monday September 30

Remnants OF Record Breaking Hurricane Could Affect UK

Source: St. Lucia Times Sky News:- Winds of 155mph have been recorded as record-breaking Hurricane Lorenzo creeps across the Atlantic. The hurricane set a record overnight for being the strongest… Link: Remnants OF Record Breaking Hurricane Could Affect UK

Mottley to UN: Support Venezuelan dialogue

Source: Barbados Today Prime Minister Mia Mottley has made an emphatic call at the United Nations to support dialogue on Venezuela’s political troubles and oppose war threats. Said… Link: Mottley to UN: Support Venezuelan dialogue

St George man dies suddenly

Source: Barbados Today   David Fitzgerald Craigwell, 63, of 2nd Avenue, Lower Newbury, St George passed away this afternoon while on the compound of Pricesmart, Green Hill, St… Link: St George man dies suddenly

Blazers made to rue profligacy

Source: The Royal Gazette PHC Zebras 2 Boulevard Blazers 0PHC Zebras capitalised on two crucial misses by the Blazers to trot away with all three points at Goose Gosling… Link: Blazers made to rue profligacy

Smart Barbados Week launches Monday

Source: Barbados Today The Ministry of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology (MIST) will host Smart Barbados Week – ‘A Digital Encounter’ from October 1 to 4 at the… Link: Smart Barbados Week launches Monday

Power outages in Pembroke, Devonshire

Source: The Royal Gazette Power outages this afternoon affected hundreds of customers in the City of Hamilton, Pembroke and Devonshire along the North Shore.Shortly after 2pm, the power cut… Link: Power outages in Pembroke, Devonshire

Ban on Plastic Straws to Begin October 1

Source: St. John Source Plastic straws on Coki Beach, St. Thomas. (Photo by Kitty Edwards) The ban on disposable, plastic drinking straws and plastic tubular stirrers, which was passed… Link: Ban on Plastic Straws to Begin October 1

Sudden death at PriceSmart

Source: Nation Newspaper Police are on the scene of a sudden death at PriceSmart,Lodge Hill, St Michael. Nation News understands that just after 1pm, a male reportedly fell… Link: Sudden death at PriceSmart

Leicester thrash Newcastle 5-0

Source: Nation Newspaper Leicester City’s impressive start to the season under Brendan Rodgers continued with a thumping win which left woeful Newcastle anchored in the relegation zone. Ricardo… Link: Leicester thrash Newcastle 5-0

Panel discussion on childhood obesity on Tuesday

Source: Barbados Today The public is invited to a panel discussion on the topic: Demystifying the Management of Childhood Obesity on Tuesday, October 1, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre,… Link: Panel discussion on childhood obesity on Tuesday

PM Chastanet Makes Case for Small Islands at UNGA

Source: The St. Lucia Star Saint Lucia delegation with India Prime Minister Modi (third from right) at the intense 2019 summit. In his address to the General Debate of the… Link: PM Chastanet Makes Case for Small Islands at UNGA

SOCIAL SCENE: A Chinese celebration

Source: Nation Newspaper Chinese children sang in English and Barbadian children in Mandarin, with the band of the Barbados Defence Force backing the enthusiastic performances, at the recent… Link: SOCIAL SCENE: A Chinese celebration

Arbitrary Arrests in Cuba: Fact or Fiction?

Source: Havana Times A plain clothes agent stops you as you come out of a “marked” home and you end up arrested for nine days, with charges of… Link: Arbitrary Arrests in Cuba: Fact or Fiction?

CARPHA urges good heart health

Source: Newsday THE Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is urging people to protect their hearts and prevent cardiovascular diseases. In a statement, CARPHA said cardiovascular diseases (CVDs)… Link: CARPHA urges good heart health

Regional parliamentarians in gun talks

Source: Newsday PROMINENT parliamentarians from Barbados, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Suriname, together with MPs from TT, convened at the Hyatt Regency… Link: Regional parliamentarians in gun talks

Senate: Order Of Business For September 30th

Source: Bernews The Senate is scheduled to be in session on Monday [Sept 30] and the Economic Development Amendment Act 2019, Digital Asset Business Amendment Act 2019,… Link: Senate: Order Of Business For September 30th

Queen not leaving deaf behind

Source: Nation Newspaper Che Amor Greenidge believes in finishing whatever she starts. She also believes in working hard towards whatever you want to achieve in life. That attitude… Link: Queen not leaving deaf behind

UK body writes PM on Sedition Act

Source: Newsday THE United Kingdom-based International Centre for Trade Union Rights (ICTUR) has written to Prime Minister Dr Rowley expressing concern about the arrest of Public Service… Link: UK body writes PM on Sedition Act

Ti-Jean excites at Queen’s Hall

Source: Newsday Rachael Espinet 3canal’s Ti-Jean and His Brothers was a wonderful rendition of Derek Walcott’s classic folklore play of a deal with the Devil. Sunday was… Link: Ti-Jean excites at Queen’s Hall

Trinidad: Not married? Your partner not invited

Source: Stabroek News (Trinidad Express) IF you’re not legally married to the man or woman you live with, you won’t be invited to bring along a guest to… Link: Trinidad: Not married? Your partner not invited

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