Saturday, January 19, 2019

Caribbean

Another US University Could Set Up In Barbados

Barbados may soon be welcoming another American university to its shores, local reports say. According to Barbados Today, Prime Minister Mia Mottley revealed that talks with Chamberlain University have already...

Organisers Expect ‘Monster’ Buju Concert In Barbados

Organisers of the April 27, 2019 Buju Banton concert in Barbados, say it is gearing up to be a 'monster' event. Show promoter Al Gilkes, Director of Fas7Star, was quoted...

B-GLAD: No Issue With Buju Performing In Barbados

CONTRARY to media reports, Barbados Gays and Lesbians Against Discrimination (B-GLAD) said it has no issue with Buju Banton performing in that Caribbean island, according to the Jamaica Observer. “No...

Teenagers Beat Up, Rob Doctor In T&T

A group of about  five teenagers beat up and robbed a doctor in Trinidad and Tobago on Christmas Eve day, according to a newspaper report. The T&T Newsday quoted police...

T&T Officials Say There’s No Malaria Outbreak

Health officials in Trinidad and Tobago have assured the country that there's no outbreak of malaria in the twin Island Republic. A malaria alert was sounded after a ten-year old...

Guyana Cabinet Establishes Advisory Group After No Confidence Vote

The Guyana cabinet has examined all of the legal and constitutional aspects of a shock no confidence vote against the government and established a sub-committee to advise on the...

T&T Boy Gets Help After Losing His Hand In Scratch Bomb Accident

A Five-year-old boy in Trinidad and Tobago has received a gift of a  3D-print­ed pros­thet­ic hand for Christmas. According to the Guardian newspaper, the gift will take the place of ...
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Stranded Sailors Near Jamaica Rescued by Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

(CNN) The two sailors had been stranded on their boat for nearly three weeks. They were adrift and out of fuel, low on fresh water, and surviving off what...

Man With No Arms Robbed In Jamaica

Christmas time is often touted as a season of giving but for some, it's also an opportunity to take. A man with no arms was robbed of his electronics in...

Barbados LGBT Community Urges Buju To Denounce ‘Boom Bye Bye’

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) community in Barbados  has called on Jamaican dancehall recording artist Buju Banton, to publicly denounce one of his most popular songs ahead of...