Monday, November 19, 2018
Trinidad Express:-The Ministry of Health is banning the sale of sugar sweetened drinks at all Government and Government-assisted schools from April 2017. The move comes amid alarming statistics which point to a childhood obesity epidemic in Trinidad and Tobago. The sweetened...
Demerara Waves:-A Bagotstown man, who opened fire on a businessman during an attempted robbery on the East Bank Demerara public road, was shot dead but his accomplice escaped. Thirty-eight year old Gary Kostov was shot to his left side temple...
Antigua Observer:-A teacher of less than six months is facing a charge of attempted murder, after he is alleged to have seriously injured a student at the Clare Hall Secondary School (CHSS), earlier this week. Vendiz Charles, a physics teacher,...
CMC:- KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – A United States-based St. Vincent and the Grenadines national has been freed of charges that he made threats to murder Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves. Senior prosecutor Adolphus Delplesche said the prosecution had withdrawn the...
Barbados Today:-The image of politics as “nasty”, “sordid” and the battlefield of dishonest people is turning young people away from the profession, a former candidate for the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is charging. Delivering the weekly DLP lunchtime lecture at...
Demerara Waves:-Calvin Reid, Raymond Reid, and Leron Blaize were today remanded by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for three armed robbery charges. The first charge read that on March 24 last year at Arrow Mountaintop in the Cuyuni River, armed with...
Antigua Observer:-Usain Bolt will have to hand back one of his nine Olympic gold medals after Jamaican team-mate Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned substance. Carter was part of the Jamaican quartet that won the 4x100m in Beijing in...
Barbados Today:-Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has made it clear his administration would not be “pushing any panic buttons” over the decline in foreign reserves, which stood at just 10.3 weeks of import, or $681 million at the end December...
Barbados Today:-The island’s foreign reserves have fallen to the lowest level in 14 years, according to Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados Dr DeLisle Worrell. However, Worrell has sought to calm nerves by revealing that Government was anticipating over...
Barbados Nation:-SMOKING OF E-CIGARETTES in public places in Barbados as well as the sale of the product to minors has been banned. The House of Assembly yesterday passed the Health Services (Amendment) Bill which adds the electronic cigarette to those...