Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Caribbean

Sandals Mobilises Relief For The Bahamas

Sandals Foundation and its parent company Sandals Resorts International yesterday said they have mobilised disaster relief efforts to help the residents of Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama Island in...

Dorian: Bahamas PM Urges Residents In North To Evacuate

The Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis on Saturday called for residents in the northern islands to evacuate immediately. "To those of you in the Cays and Grand Bahamas, I beg...

Non-Nationals Reported Injured In Accident Outside UWI

Seven University of the West Indies students were injured as a result of an accident outside the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies, Barbados Today...

T&T Police Urged To Charge Union Leader With Sedition

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard, SC, has advised police to charge Public Service Association (PSA) Watson Duke with sedition. Responding to questions at the post-Cabinet press briefing, last...

Lara Sorry After Loud Music Disturbs Zoo Animals

Trinidad Guardian:- Crick­et leg­end Bri­an Charles Lara has apol­o­gised af­ter mu­sic from an event host­ed at his res­i­dence dis­turbed an­i­mals at the Em­per­or Val­ley Zoo, forc­ing the Min­is­ter of...

Over 7,000 Lbs Of Ganja Seized In Jamaica

Jamaica Gleaner:-  The St Mary police made a massive ganja seizure on Friday evening after raiding premises in the Boscobel area in the parish. The lawmen recovered 289 plastic bags loaded...

T&T Teenager Hacks Pregnant Woman To Death

Trinidad Express:- A pregnant woman was chopped to death in an attack at her home at Chin Chin Road, Las Lomas No. 1, shortly after midnight. Dead is Roxanne Mack. Her...

Tropical Depression Forms South East of Lesser Antilles

National Hurricane Center (NHC): At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of newly formed Tropical Depression Five was located near latitude 10.4 North, longitude 47.9 West. The depression...

Trump Names Jamaica Among Major Drug Transit Or Producing Countries

Jamaica Gleaner:- Jamaica has been named by United States President Donald Trump among major drug-transit or illicit drug-producing countries. The designation was made in Trump’s Presidential Determination on Major Drug Transit...

Jamaica Ramps Up Awareness In Face Of Banana Disease Threat

Jamaica Observer:- EXCEPT for those in the agricultural sector, most Jamaicans have no idea what Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc) Tropical Race 4 (or TR4) is, and can't...