Saturday, January 19, 2019

Caribbean

Guyanese Man Gets 12 Years For Killing Son Over $300

AMARNAUTH Chand called “Desmond”, who in 2016, fatally stabbed his son in the chest with a cutlass, was on Tuesday sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment after he pleaded guilty...

Entrepreneur Upbeat About Gay Club In Barbados

Barbados entrepreneur, Charles 'Charlie Spice' Lewis has reported an overwhelmingly positive response to a club for members of the LGBT community that has been advertised on social media. Lewis asserted...

T&T Woman Confesses To Fake Rape Claim

A Trinidad and Tobago woman was charged with wasteful employment of the police after making a fake rape claim, local reports say. The Daily Express identified the woman as 24-year...

Jamaica: Three ‘Death Squad’ Cops Freed Of Murder Charges

THE three police officers who were  in a so-called 'Death Squad' trial have been freed in Jamaica's Home District Court, local reports say. The officers were bring tried for the...

Antigua & Barbuda To Pump Millions Into State Internet Provider

The Antigua and Barbuda Government has announced that the state-owned Antigua Public Utilities Authority (APUA) will invest millions of dollars in becoming much more competitive in the telecommunication sector. According...

Trinidad & Tobago Records First Homicide For The Year

Trinidad and Tobago which ended 2018 with 516 homicides, has recorded its first homicide for 2019, local reports say. According to the Daily Express, the victim is Daniel Mahabir, 55. The Express quoted police...

Bajans Help Haitians In Distress

Barbadians have been urged to help fund return tickets for 15 Haitians who visited Barbados in search of a better life, but fell on hard times, according to local...

Jamaica Company Wants To Launch Cannabis Dispensing Machines

A Jamaican cannabis company, EPICAN, intends to launch machines that will dispense medicinal cannabis, local news reports say. According to the reports, the machines will operate in much the same...
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Residents Of T&T Community Use WhatsApp To Keep Neighbourhood Safe

Res­i­dents  of the Trinidad and Tobago community of Mt Lam­bert are using WhatsApp to keep their neighbourhood safe, the Trinidad & Tobago Guardian has reported. The newspaper said the residents have...

Concern In T&T Over Unregistered Churches

There's concern in Trinidad and Tobago over 'overnight' churches that are not registered with the Ministry of Legal Affairs. The Trinidad Express reports that a lot of the churches are owned...