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December 14, 2019

Archives for October 2019

Family still in dark over gravedigger’s death

Source: Nation Newspaper THE FAMILY OF gravedigger Stephen Cadogan laid him to rest in Westbury Cemetery yesterday, but they are not resting easy at the way their loved… Link: Family still in dark over gravedigger’s death

‘Students late, not the bus’

Source: Nation Newspaper Don’t blame the poor bus service for the tardiness of some schoolchildren, says one head of a secondary school. Instead, said acting principal of Grantley… Link: ‘Students late, not the bus’

Afghanistan ‘not easy’

Source: Nation Newspaper LUCKNOW – Newly-appointed West Indies head coach, Phil Simmons, has warned of the threat posed by his former side Afghanistan, and says execution and consistency… Link: Afghanistan ‘not easy’

Drug tests soon

Source: Nation Newspaper The drug busters could be bowling at regional cricketers over the next month in an attempt to discourage the use of prohibited performance-enhancing substances. Barbados… Link: Drug tests soon

BWU briefs Jordan on G4S issues

Source: Nation Newspaper Minister of Labour Colin Jordan is now fully aware of the grievances affecting security officers at G4S Secure Solutions Barbados (Ltd). This was disclosed by… Link: BWU briefs Jordan on G4S issues

Windies Women look to rebound

Source: Barbados Today West Indies Women and India Women start their One-Day International series tomorrow at North Sound in Antigua with the hosts hoping to break out of… Link: Windies Women look to rebound

Coach’s log

Source: Barbados Today West Indies coach Phil Simmons believes that losing the white-ball captaincy will help former One-Day International skipper Jason Holder’s Test career. He has also suggested… Link: Coach’s log

A brighter spotlight

Source: Barbados Today The 2020 Schools’ Lunchtime Concert may be a bigger and better event next year. … Link: A brighter spotlight

Charting their own course

Source: Barbados Today The entrepreneurial flame has been ignited in several young people who participated in the Creativity Employment Business Opportunity (CEBO). From producing healthy “suckabubbies” to custom-made… Link: Charting their own course

Harnessing the benefits of the civil society sector

Source: Barbados Today A few weeks ago the legislation governing the civil society sector was introduced publicly. Several benefits of the legislation were articulated and generally the initiative… Link: Harnessing the benefits of the civil society sector

Joshua Perdomo’s Debt is Paid Off

Source: Channel 5 Belize The government and the Perdomo family took a beating when the Prime Minister introduced and got the nod of the House on a motion to… Link: Joshua Perdomo’s Debt is Paid Off

Belize Hosts 6th C.A.J.O. Conference

Source: Channel 5 Belize In Belize City this morning, a conference began bringing together the judicial arm of the courts from the entire region, including the Caribbean Court of… Link: Belize Hosts 6th C.A.J.O. Conference

The C.C.J. and Social Media

Source: Channel 5 Belize CAJO Interim Chairman, Justice Peter Jamadar says that this year’s conference promises to surpass the expectations of attendees. The team of panelists is first-rate and… Link: The C.C.J. and Social Media

Boats, Matanzas, Cuba – Photo of the Day

Source: Havana Times Boats, Matanzas, Cuba.  By Cheril LeBlanc (Nova Scotia, Canada).  Camera: Nikon D3400 The post Boats, Matanzas, Cuba – Photo of the Day appeared first on… Link: Boats, Matanzas, Cuba – Photo of the Day

Keystone Pipeline Breach Spills Oil in North Dakota

Source: Havana Times In North Dakota, a breach in the Keystone pipeline Wednesday flooded a rural wetland with crude oil from Canada’s tar sands. The post Keystone Pipeline… Link: Keystone Pipeline Breach Spills Oil in North Dakota

Landfill garbage compactor breaks down

Source: Cayman Compass A $450,000 garbage compactor at the George Town landfill has been out of action for two months while the Department of Environmental Health awaits parts… Link: Landfill garbage compactor breaks down

Scam ads featuring premier’s photo flagged

Source: Cayman Compass The Office of the Premier is advising to public to be wary of a series of sponsored advertisements featuring Premier Alden McLaughlin’s photograph that have… Link: Scam ads featuring premier’s photo flagged

Cayman: CNCF brings back Gimistory

Source: Cayman Eye News CNCF Brings Back Gimistory International Storytelling Festival Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – 31 October 2019 – Some of Cayman’s favourite performers will return to beaches… Link: Cayman: CNCF brings back Gimistory

Trust: Coral relocation message misleading

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A year after its last statement on the cruise project raising concerns about the loss of marine habitat and wrecks, the National Trust for… Link: Trust: Coral relocation message misleading

Manhunt fails to find home intruder

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Police are investigating a report of a daylight home intruder after a resident of Palm Dale found a strange man in their house at… Link: Manhunt fails to find home intruder

Schools failing despite high spending

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The government is spending 66% more per student that the global average and the second highest investment per head in OECD countries, but many… Link: Schools failing despite high spending

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights New Restaurants

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

Bermuda Championship PGA Tour Underway

Source: Bernews Scottie Scheffler holds one-shot lead at Bermuda Championship — which is taking place at Port Royal Golf Course — according to a story in the… Link: Bermuda Championship PGA Tour Underway

October 2019: Top 10 Bernews “Photo Of Day”

Source: Bernews Aiming to provide the community with a look at Bermuda’s natural beauty each morning, Bernews features a “Photo of the Day” in our email newsletters, on… Link: October 2019: Top 10 Bernews “Photo Of Day”

Nemo’s Toledo Operation Get Advance Systems From U.S South-Com

Source: The Reporter U.S. Embassy/U.S. Southcom Donates to NEMO Machaca Emergency Operations Center and Disaster Relief Warehouse Belmopan. October 31, 2019. The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) remains… Link: Nemo’s Toledo Operation Get Advance Systems From U.S South-Com

Parliament: Order Of Business For November 1st

Source: Bernews The House of Assembly will be in session on Friday [Nov 1] and statements scheduled to be delivered include the Appointment of Members of the Commission… Link: Parliament: Order Of Business For November 1st

Official Govt & Legal Notices For Oct 31 2019

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [Oct 31] include trademark applications. Trade Mark Applications Advertised Before Registration No. 12 Notice Type: Government Notice… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For Oct 31 2019

Wesley Hall and St Mary's Primary to reopen tomorrow

Source: Nation Newspaper The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that the Wesley Hall Infants, Wesley Hall Junior and the St. Mary’s Primary Schools will… Link: Wesley Hall and St Mary's Primary to reopen tomorrow

6pm News Item on Sub Tropical Storm Rebekah

Source: Bahamas Weekly NEWS ITEM ON SUBTROPICAL STORM REBEKAH ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE, AT 6PM, THURSDAY 31ST OCTOBER, 2019. …SUBTROPICAL STORM REBEKAH EXPECTED… Link: 6pm News Item on Sub Tropical Storm Rebekah

PM to Hold Press Conference Monday, Nov. 4

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris will hold his monthly press conference Monday, Nov. 4 at 2:00 p.m. in the Parliamentary Lounge at Government Headquarters it… Link: PM to Hold Press Conference Monday, Nov. 4

Scotiabank’s Regional Leaders Call on PM

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer High level officials of Scotiabank, while  in Federation to finalize matters relating to the wrap up and transfer of their operations to one of the… Link: Scotiabank’s Regional Leaders Call on PM

Contractors on Nevis to be recognised 

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer The Ministry of Communications and Works in the Nevis Island Administration, in collaboration with the Department of Physical Planning and Environment, will host the first… Link: Contractors on Nevis to be recognised 

Flash flooding in PoS

Source: Newsday A heavy downpour on Thursday afternoon brought the usual flash flooding in Port of Spain, resulting in back up of traffic along Ariapita Avenue just… Link: Flash flooding in PoS

UPDATE: Police identify latest shooting victim

Source: Nation Newspaper Omar Phillips, 36, of #6 Harbour View, Pine, St Michael, received a gunshot injury to his right hand after he was involved in a shooting… Link: UPDATE: Police identify latest shooting victim

Naraynsingh awarded fellowship

Source: Newsday Vascular surgeon Prof Vijay Naraynsingh has gained further international recognition for his medical expertise. He was awarded an honorary fellowship by the American College of… Link: Naraynsingh awarded fellowship

UNC’s Ram out of election race

Source: Newsday Mayaro/Rio Claro Regional Corporation chairman Glen Ram has pledged to help the Opposition UNC not only retain the corporation but also make inroads in the… Link: UNC’s Ram out of election race

CIMA strikes off unfit directors

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority struck three directors off its registers this week, describing them all as not being “fit and proper persons” to… Link: CIMA strikes off unfit directors

Savannah primary fails another inspection

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Inspectors found that insufficient progress had been made at Savannah Primary School when they returned for a follow-through inspection this month, after the school… Link: Savannah primary fails another inspection

The Highest Goal for Nicaragua

Source: Havana Times If this change is achieved, what comes immediately, is a titanic task: to get out of the chaos, to straighten such a twisted country, to… Link: The Highest Goal for Nicaragua

Patentia man jailed for gun possession

Source: Guyana Chronicle A 30-year-old labourer of Patentia,West Bank Demerara was today jailed for unlawful possession of a firearm. Sherwin Glenn appeared at the Wales Magistrate’s Court before… Link: Patentia man jailed for gun possession

Protests Against Electoral Reforms in Panama, 47 Arrested

Source: Havana Times At least 47 persons were arrested on Wednesday night during protests in Panama against electoral reforms, informed Europa Press, citing a police report.  The post… Link: Protests Against Electoral Reforms in Panama, 47 Arrested

Don’t Eat Giant African Snails, Cuban Scientists Recommend

Source: Havana Times While some experts have made statements and there is information about the possibility of giant African snails being edible, Cuban academics have recommended that the… Link: Don’t Eat Giant African Snails, Cuban Scientists Recommend

OPINION: Eyewitness …Plaster

Source: iNews Guyana …for every sore With all these new political parties coming out of the woodwork (which must’ve been quite termite infested!!), your Eyewitness is amazed that… Link: OPINION: Eyewitness …Plaster

Rotary brings hope to East Grand Bahama

Source: Bahamas Weekly Keenly aware of the decimation Hurricane Dorian left behind on Grand Bahama, particularly over the eastern end of the island, taking with it loved ones… Link: Rotary brings hope to East Grand Bahama

Remembrance Day parade on November 10

Source: Nation Newspaper Barbados will remember the servicemen who lost their lives during World Wars I and II, on November 10 with the customary Remembrance Day Parade and… Link: Remembrance Day parade on November 10

Grove man charged for causing pedestrian’s death

Source: iNews Guyana A driver who allegedly caused the death of a pedestrian was, on Wednesday, arraigned and released on G$500,000 bail at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. Thirty-one-year-old… Link: Grove man charged for causing pedestrian’s death

CedarBridge Academy Annual Co-Curricular Fair

Source: Bernews CedarBridge Academy recently held their annual Co-Curricular Fair, where students enjoyed music, had the opportunity to sign up, and spoke with faculty and representatives from different… Link: CedarBridge Academy Annual Co-Curricular Fair

Column: ‘Halloween Nightmare Of Policies, Tax’

Source: Bernews [Opinion column written by OBA Senator Marcus Jones] As a child growing up, Halloween was my least enjoyable celebration. Although candy and chocolates were part… Link: Column: ‘Halloween Nightmare Of Policies, Tax’

ACCA Members Officialy Recognised In Bermuda

Source: Bernews The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants [ACCA] says that it welcomes the Bermuda Government’s amendments to the Chartered Professional Accountants of Bermuda [CPA Bermuda] Act… Link: ACCA Members Officialy Recognised In Bermuda

Nazire (Brazil) – Song of the Day

Source: Havana Times Today’s featured band is Nazire from Brazil with the song “Acorda pra Vida” from the album “A Vitoria Vai Chegar” (2018). The post Nazire (Brazil)… Link: Nazire (Brazil) – Song of the Day

Opposition Members Appeal for Elimination of VAT

Source: The Voice MEMBERS of Parliament met at the House of Assembly on Tuesday October 29th to approve by affirmative resolution the draft … The post Opposition Members… Link: Opposition Members Appeal for Elimination of VAT

Government has no position on Buggery Law

Source: The Voice ACCORDING to Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, the Government of Saint Lucia has no official position on the Buggery Law in … The post Government has… Link: Government has no position on Buggery Law

Haiti – Social : Health professionals take street

Source: Haiti Libre Wednesday, after artists, religious, academics, police, workers, more than a hundred health professionals (doctors, nurses, midwives, laboratory technicians, paramedics, pharmacists etc…) demonstrated at Port-au-Prince, most… Link: Haiti – Social : Health professionals take street

Caribbean Bankers Trained in AML And Correspondent Banking

Source: The Voice NINETEEN participants from nine Caribbean jurisdictions took part in a certified one-day training programme designed to improve their understanding of … The post Caribbean Bankers… Link: Caribbean Bankers Trained in AML And Correspondent Banking

Photos: First Bermuda Climate Risk Forum Held

Source: Bernews Michael Bloomberg joined Premier David Burt and climate champions from science, business and government at the first Bermuda Climate Risk Forum highlighting policy and pathways… Link: Photos: First Bermuda Climate Risk Forum Held

2019 WISTA International AGM & Conference

Source: Bernews Representatives from the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association [WISTA] Bermuda are attending the 2019 WISTA International AGM and Conference this week in Grand Cayman,… Link: 2019 WISTA International AGM & Conference

Nighttime in Havana, Cuba – Photo of the Day

Source: Havana Times Nighttime in Havana, Cuba.  By Ronald J. Ramlal (Trinidad and Tobago).  Camera: Samsung SM-N9600 The post Nighttime in Havana, Cuba – Photo of the Day… Link: Nighttime in Havana, Cuba – Photo of the Day

Mostly Fair Halloween

Source: St. John Source Although fair weather conditions are expected to prevail across the islands today, patches of moisture may lead to the development of showers across the local… Link: Mostly Fair Halloween

PIMS Post-Dorian Coral Reef Assessment a ‘Mixed Bag’

Source: Bahamas Weekly Catastrophic Hurricane Dorian, which tore through two major islands in the northern Bahamas last month, was not as meticulous in its devastation undersea as it… Link: PIMS Post-Dorian Coral Reef Assessment a ‘Mixed Bag’

Curry breaks hand in Warriors’ loss

Source: Stabroek News (Field Level Media) Ricky Rubio hit two of Phoenix’s five 3-pointers in a 21-0, first-quarter run Wednesday as the Suns ran away from Golden State… Link: Curry breaks hand in Warriors’ loss

3 arrested for marijuana possession

Source: iNews Guyana Police in Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice) yesterday arrested three persons in two separate searches for the possession of marijuana. The total amount of cannabis found is… Link: 3 arrested for marijuana possession

Jamaicans Abroad: End Corruption Before We Invest

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer   Some members of the Jamaican diaspora in the United States  say they are unwilling to “return and invest’until corruption is eliminated. “Corrupt government, corrupt… Link: Jamaicans Abroad: End Corruption Before We Invest

Chinese cafe dyes pups to look like pandas

Source: Nation Newspaper CHENGDU, China – Would you like your dog transformed into a panda? It takes just 1 500 yuan ($212.28) at a pet café in southwest… Link: Chinese cafe dyes pups to look like pandas

Decision to remove voters from OLE illegal – Jagdeo

Source: Guyana Times …likely to disenfranchise thousands The latest manifestation of the desperation within the APNU/AFC coalition camp is the effort by the Government-nominated Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM)… Link: Decision to remove voters from OLE illegal – Jagdeo

Oil production to begin in December – Hess

Source: Guyana Times …Opposition Leader warns against spending earnings before elections The much-anticipated commercial oil production offshore Guyana, which was initially slated for 2020, has been brought forward,… Link: Oil production to begin in December – Hess

Another body found in St Thomas

Source: Jamaica Star For the second time in less than a week, the body of a man has been found buried in a shallow grave in St Thomas.… Link: Another body found in St Thomas

2 charged for killing Corentyne fishermen

Source: Guyana Times Piracy attack …3rd suspect confesses …as wanted bulletins issued for others Two men were refused bail on Wednesday when they appeared before Magistrate Peter Hugh… Link: 2 charged for killing Corentyne fishermen

Woman accuses father-in-law of obeah

Source: Jamaica Star Romardo Lyons STAR Writer Lisa* thought that moving in with her babyfather would make life easier but, since doing so, she feels as though her… Link: Woman accuses father-in-law of obeah

Youth On Show!

Source: Antigua Observer Thousands of schoolchildren showed off their drills and marching skills as they participated in the 2019 Youth Rally at the Sir Vivian Richards stadium yesterday.… Link: Youth On Show!

Dillon looking to energise Red Force

Source: Barbados Today PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – New head coach Mervyn Dillon is on a quest to help Red Force rediscover their trademark confidence and winning culture,… Link: Dillon looking to energise Red Force

Failure turned to success

Source: Barbados Today Gabrielle Williams grew up in a family that loves to sing. So whatever path her life eventually takes, music will always play a major role.… Link: Failure turned to success

His mighty work

Source: Barbados Today Days after her amazing victory at the inaugural Digicel Life 97.5 FM Kids Gospel Challenge, Faith Butcher is still in disbelief. But she says she… Link: His mighty work

An ongoing success story

Source: Barbados Today The Food and Rum Festival is here to stay! This was the declaration of the outgoing Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Barbados Tourism Marketing… Link: An ongoing success story

Avaya delivers Workplace app

Source: Newsday Chances are if you’ve ever sat down in the boardroom of a major local business, you’ve seen hefty cameras machined down to their optical basics… Link: Avaya delivers Workplace app

Rooftop revenue

Source: Barbados Today One player in the renewable energy space is seeking to expand his reach across Barbados as he takes a relatively new approach towards helping the… Link: Rooftop revenue

Detectives question owner of killer truck

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Police have begun to interview the owner of the garbage truck that rammed into a taxicab before crushing to death a seven-year-old student of Clan… Link: Detectives question owner of killer truck

Opposition demands proof of MOU court ruling

Source: Jamaica Gleaner The Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) says it is stumped by Tuesday’s revelation by National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang that the Supreme Court had… Link: Opposition demands proof of MOU court ruling

Cabbie in HWT crash pleads guilty

Source: Jamaica Gleaner The men held in relation to the mowing down of two pedestrians on a sidewalk in Half-Way Tree last week have been charged. Chad Ingram… Link: Cabbie in HWT crash pleads guilty

Tapia defends US-Ja security ties

Source: Jamaica Gleaner United States ambassador to Jamaica, Donald Tapia, came out swinging yesterday, insisting that the relationship between Jamaica and his country remained strong. His comments follow… Link: Tapia defends US-Ja security ties

MPs rage over ganja farm delay

Source: Jamaica Gleaner A chorus of discontent greeted a large contingent of technocrats from the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) yesterday in Gordon House as… Link: MPs rage over ganja farm delay

PRESIDENT TO MEET RAMJATTAN TODAY

Source: Guyana Chronicle …as APNU, AFC work to hammer out differences on revised Cummingsburg Accord PRESIDENT David Granger and Leader of the Alliance For Change, Khemraj Ramjattan, will… Link: PRESIDENT TO MEET RAMJATTAN TODAY

First oil for December

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Min Jordan says revenues will be parked until after elections …says government had ramped up preparations in anticipation of early start First oil in Guyana… Link: First oil for December

GECOM chair justifies action regarding ID cards

Source: Guyana Chronicle …says decision lawful, in keeping with due process Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Justice (Ret’d) Claudette Singh said her decision to verify the… Link: GECOM chair justifies action regarding ID cards

Pirates charged with murder of fishermen

Source: Guyana Chronicle …wanted bulletins issued for two others TWO men were, on Tuesday, charged with the murder of the four fishermen, which recently occurred on the high… Link: Pirates charged with murder of fishermen

Heightened awareness on breast cancer

Source: Guyana Chronicle CANCER as a disease has been a perennial challenge for most developing countries, because of the challenges to especially treat this dreaded ailment that in… Link: Heightened awareness on breast cancer

Hess Corp. confirms First Oil for Christmas

Source: Kaieteur News Hess Corporation confirmed, yesterday, that Guyana’s first barrel of oil will be produced before 2020. During the presentation of its third quarter earnings, the company… Link: Hess Corp. confirms First Oil for Christmas

Jagdeo says it should be a crime to keep contracts hidden

Source: Kaieteur News Former President and People’s Progressive Party (PPP) General Secretary, Bharrat Jagdeo, is of the view that contracts should be made public. In fact, during a… Link: Jagdeo says it should be a crime to keep contracts hidden

Call to disbar

Source: Nation Newspaper The disciplinary committee of the Barbados Bar Association has made a recommendation for another attorney to be disbarred. It is expected to make the recommendation… Link: Call to disbar

Cries over rusty water

Source: Nation Newspaper St Lucy residents are crying out over the colour of their drinking water, but the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) says the drought conditions are partly… Link: Cries over rusty water

Warning on fake schools

Source: Nation Newspaper The internet has made it much easier for students to be tricked into studies at questionable institutions. So says chairman of the Barbados Accreditation Council… Link: Warning on fake schools

For the fund of it

Source: Nation Newspaper In the future, senior athletes will not be waiting to see if they get financial support from Government for their overseas competitions. This is the… Link: For the fund of it

Gittens scores in boxing first

Source: Nation Newspaper Top female boxer Kimberly Gittens didn’t only capture a bronze medal at the seventh CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China, but made history for… Link: Gittens scores in boxing first

Video: Govt Announce Agreement With Gorham’s

Source: Bernews Government made an announcement today [Oct 30] to publicly confirm an agreement with Gorham’s in relation to a strip of Government owned land at the… Link: Video: Govt Announce Agreement With Gorham’s

M.O.H. Says Dirty Water Not Suitable for Domestic Use

Source: Channel 5 Belize Anthony Flowers According to Flowers, the water is equally not suitable for other domestic use such as bathing, cooking and washing of white clothes. He… Link: M.O.H. Says Dirty Water Not Suitable for Domestic Use

Cayman: Gala closes out busy Older Persons Month

Source: Cayman Eye News CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Seniors across the Cayman Islands attended the Older Persons Month Gala, the annual observance’s close out event on Saturday, 26 October 2019.… Link: Cayman: Gala closes out busy Older Persons Month

The Faithful Nationals March Is On!

Source: Antigua Observer The emotions that affected the members of the Faithful Nationals coalition ranged from depression to almost near panic mode yesterday after the group received written… Link: The Faithful Nationals March Is On!

Traffic Advisory: Fidelity David Saul 5K On Nov 3

Source: Bernews The Fidelity David Saul 5K will be held on Sunday morning [Nov 3] and the Race Committee are advising commuters travelling through Paget to remain… Link: Traffic Advisory: Fidelity David Saul 5K On Nov 3

Official Govt & Legal Notices For Oct 30 2019

Source: Bernews The official Government and Legal notices for today [Oct 30] include acting appointments. Director Of Public Prosecutions Notice Type: Government Notice Notice Sub Type: Acting… Link: Official Govt & Legal Notices For Oct 30 2019

Premier confirms date for budget meeting

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Government will deliver its 2020/21 budget to the Legislative Assembly on 8 November, the premier confirmed Wednesday. After the law was changed several years… Link: Premier confirms date for budget meeting

Deceased voters to be removed from roll

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Government made only two concessions during the committee stage amendments to its proposed Referendum Bill Wednesday, before the legislation was passed by members. The… Link: Deceased voters to be removed from roll

Three St. Michael schools to remain closed tomorrow

Source: Barbados Today The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that the Wesley Hall Infants, Wesley Hall Junior and the St. Mary’s Primary Schools will… Link: Three St. Michael schools to remain closed tomorrow

Bernie Bush makes ‘port exit’

Source: Cayman Compass West Bay North MLA Bernie Bush occupied his new seat on the Opposition benches on Wednesday morning on the final day of the debate of… Link: Bernie Bush makes ‘port exit’

News Item On Sub Tropical Storm Rebekah

Source: Bahamas Weekly NEWS ITEM ON SUBTROPICAL STORM REBEKAH ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY-FORECAST OFFICE, AT 6PM, WEDNESDAY, 30THOCTOBER, 2019. …SUBTROPICAL STORM REBEKAH FORMS OVER THE… Link: News Item On Sub Tropical Storm Rebekah

Dry dates recalled

Source: Nation Newspaper Barbados’ Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) has advised that a brand of dry dates has been recalled due to high sulfite content.  As… Link: Dry dates recalled

North Side Neighborhood – Scheduled Power Outage

Source: The Reporter BEL Announces North Side Neighborhood – Scheduled Power Outage Power outage scheduled from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 3 to affect portion… Link: North Side Neighborhood – Scheduled Power Outage

Twelve days that shook Quito

Source: Havana Times The violence that took center stage in Ecuadoreans lives since the beginning of the month up until Sunday October 13th, when president Lenin Moreno revoked… Link: Twelve days that shook Quito

Government passes port referendum bill

Source: Cayman Compass Government passed a bill Wednesday afternoon paving the way for the historic people-initiated referendum on the port project to go ahead. Link: Government passes port referendum bill

$500 For Each Birdie By Each Bermudian

Source: Bernews Mr. Malcolm Gosling — President & CEO of Goslings International — announced today the founding of the Birdies for Bermudians program, in conjunction with the… Link: 0 For Each Birdie By Each Bermudian

Senior U.S. State Department Official Visits Belize

Source: The Reporter Senior U.S. State Department Official Visits Belize Tuesday, October 29th. 2019 – Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS) Julie Chung of the State Department’s Bureau of… Link: Senior U.S. State Department Official Visits Belize

30 Minute Video: Oct 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: Oct 30 ZBM Evening News

St Jude Hospital Seeking To Become Self-Sufficient

Source: St. Lucia Times St Jude Hospital which paid for a new ambulance out of its own funds, is seeking to become self-sufficient, a senior hospital official has disclosed.… Link: St Jude Hospital Seeking To Become Self-Sufficient

42-Y-O charged with murder of teen

Source: iNews Guyana Rice farmer Jairam Sieupersaud of Parfait Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD), was today charged with the murder of 14-year-old Christopher Basdeo. He appeared at the… Link: 42-Y-O charged with murder of teen

2 wanted for murder of Berbice fishermen

Source: iNews Guyana O’Brian Fraser, 21, of Lot 66 Eversham Village, Corentyne and Anonth Boodrage, 21, of Lot 97 Belvedere Village, Corenyne, are wanted by the police for… Link: 2 wanted for murder of Berbice fishermen

Rice farmer charged with murder of Parfait Harmonie teen

Source: Guyana Times Rice farmer Jairam Sieupersaud of Parfait Harmonie, West Bank Demerara, was today (Wednesday) charged with the murder of 14-year-old Christopher Basdeo. He appeared at the… Link: Rice farmer charged with murder of Parfait Harmonie teen

One shares improve 2.6%

Source: The Royal Gazette Shares of One Communications Ltd improved by nine cents, or 2.6 per cent, to $3.60 after 200 traded on The Royal Gazette/BSX Index.Also improving were… Link: One shares improve 2.6%

Hope for Cayman’s political future

Source: Cayman News Service Gilbert Connolly writes: For the past several months, a group of citizens has been working behind the scenes to draft a constitution for a new… Link: Hope for Cayman’s political future

Police seeking two over murder of fishermen

Source: Stabroek News O’Brian Fraser and Anonth Boodrage are wanted by the police for questioning in relation to the Piracy/Murder committed on Lamar Petrie, Vishnu Seeram, Kawal Kissoon and Marvin Tamesar on… Link: Police seeking two over murder of fishermen

Rice farmer charged with teen’s murder

Source: Guyana Chronicle A 42-year-old rice farmer was on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, charged for the murder of 14-year-old Christopher Basdeo, whose lifeless body was found in a… Link: Rice farmer charged with teen’s murder

New Ambulance For St Jude Hospital

Source: St. Lucia Times St Jude Hospital launched a new ambulance into service Tuesday. “This ambulance is to serve our institution around the clock. It will only be driven… Link: New Ambulance For St Jude Hospital

Loan for LIAT 

Source: Nation Newspaper ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Parliament has given the green light to Government to secure a US$15.8 million loan from the Caracas-based Banco del ALBA to… Link: Loan for LIAT 

DCCA informs of voluntary recall of PARIVAR DRY DATES

Source: Barbados Today Barbados’ Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) has advised that “Shivam Distributors of Longwood, Florida” has recalled its PARIVAR brand Dry Dates because they… Link: DCCA informs of voluntary recall of PARIVAR DRY DATES

RBDF responds to social media videos

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Royal Bahamas Defence Force wishes to advise the general public that the organization is committed to guarding our heritage, and is concerned about human… Link: RBDF responds to social media videos

RA seeks feedback on electricity review

Source: The Royal Gazette The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda is seeking feedback from consumers regarding its review of the island’s electricity sector. Monique Lister, director of legal services at… Link: RA seeks feedback on electricity review

Enstar acquires unit of BorgWarner

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermudian-based Enstar Group Ltd has acquired a subsidiary of US industrial company BorgWarner.For Enstar, which specialises in acquiring insurance companies in run-off, it is the… Link: Enstar acquires unit of BorgWarner

Man collapses; dies at Bridgetown Port

Source: Barbados Today An elderly man collapsed and died at the Bridgetown Port earlier today while conducting business there. According to a statement, by the Barbados Port Inc,… Link: Man collapses; dies at Bridgetown Port

BMA staff raise cash for Lefroy House

Source: The Royal Gazette Staff from the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA or Authority) recently participated in a donation drive campaign and Charitable Friday denim day to benefit Lefroy House,… Link: BMA staff raise cash for Lefroy House

Chile cancels climate summit amid mass protests

Source: Antigua Observer Chile has pulled out of hosting two major international summits, including a UN climate change conference, as anti-government protests continue. President Sebastián Piñera said the… Link: Chile cancels climate summit amid mass protests

Former CJ’s funeral on Wednesday

Source: Newsday The funeral of retired chief justice Clinton Bernard takes place next Wednesday at 9.30 am at the Church of the Nativity, Crystal Stream, Diego Martin.… Link: Former CJ’s funeral on Wednesday

Schoolboys meet Glover, Lindo at Princeton

Source: The Royal Gazette Three Bermudian high schoolboys met Hollywood star Danny Glover at a character-building programme held at a prestigious Ivy League university.Trey Vance, Nkosi Edwards and Terique… Link: Schoolboys meet Glover, Lindo at Princeton

Noriel Harrigan Callwood Dies

Source: St. John Source Noriel Harrigan Callwood Noriel Harrigan Callwood, also known as “Isha” or “Da Sha,” died on Oct. 2. He is survived by his daughter, Aisha Aniele… Link: Noriel Harrigan Callwood Dies

Two charged with murder of Corentyne fishermen

Source: Guyana Chronicle ….three others being sought Two men were today charged with the murder of four Corentyne fishermen who were beaten,chopped, bound and thrown overboard between October… Link: Two charged with murder of Corentyne fishermen

Philibert Ledee Dies

Source: St. John Source Philibert Ledee Philibert Ledee died Oct. 16. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anne Marthe Ledee; and brothers: Louis Ledee, Jean “Be Bet”… Link: Philibert Ledee Dies

Doris Davis Dies at 98

Source: St. John Source Doris Davis Doris Davis, also known as “Mrs. Dolly,” died on Sunday, Oct. 13, at the age of 98 in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is preceded… Link: Doris Davis Dies at 98

John L. James Sr. Dies

Source: St. John Source John L. James Sr. John L. James Sr. died on Oct. 11. He is survived by his wife, Grace James; son, John L. James Jr.;… Link: John L. James Sr. Dies

Cuban Radio Show “Stirs Things Up” with Three Sad Topics

Source: Havana Times A tongue-in-cheek reference to the “powders” in Afro-Cuban religion and their effects kicked off the show “Three sad topics”, the latest episode from El Enjambre,… Link: Cuban Radio Show “Stirs Things Up” with Three Sad Topics

Governor takes credit for security improvements

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Celebrating his first year in office this week, Governor Martyn Roper pointed to achievements and improvements in the area of his responsibility for safety… Link: Governor takes credit for security improvements

Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act of 2019

Source: Puerto Rico Report Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon has introduced a new Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act. The bill (H.R. 4091) calls for a federally-sponsored plebiscite asking… Link: Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act of 2019

EU Warns Ecuador to Crack Down on Illegal Fishing

Source: Havana Times The European Commission warned Ecuador on Wednesday to crack down on illegal fishing activities or else face the risk of being excluded from the lucrative… Link: EU Warns Ecuador to Crack Down on Illegal Fishing

Fatal Accident On The Western Hwy. In Ontario Village

Source: The Reporter Wednesday, October 30th. 2019 – At approximately 7.30am this morning (Wednesday October 30th.) A traffic accident occurred on the Western Hwy. in Ontario Village, Cayo.… Link: Fatal Accident On The Western Hwy. In Ontario Village

2 charged for murdering Berbice fishermen

Source: Guyana Times Suresh Sundat, 22, of Belvedere Squatting Area and Narine Dhanrajh, 30, of Belvedere Village, were today charged with the murder of four fishermen. The victims… Link: 2 charged for murdering Berbice fishermen

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