Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Caribbean

Bahamas Suspends Visas For Haitians

CMC News:- The Government of the Bahamas has suspended issuing visas to Haitian nationals until further notice. In a short statement Wednesday, the government said this is due to “current technical...

Jamaican Fishermen Dead At Sea Turns Out To Be Fake News

Jamaica Observer:- A wave of agony rolled through Camille Gray when news reached her that her beloved father, Vernon, had perished at sea with colleagues who had left for Morant...
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Jamaican Guilty Of Arranging 28 Sham Marriages

Jamaica Observer:-  A Connecticut woman who federal prosecutors say helped arrange 28 sham marriages to obtain immigration benefits for non-citizens has pleaded guilty. The Connecticut Post reports that 35-year-old Jodian Stephenson, of Bridgeport,...

Guyana To Teach English To Venezuelan Migrant Children

Stabroek News:- Nineteen teachers are to commence training this week in order to teach English as a second language to children of Venezuelan migrants in Region One. The Ministry of the...

Fake Doctor Working At Jamaica Hospital Held

Jamaica Gleaner:- Vigilant nurses at the busy Spanish Town Hospital in St Catherine recently accosted a man who posed as a doctor for over a week in the accident and...

T&T Police Chief Defends Cops In Killing Of Couple

Trinidad Express:- Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith is defending his officers against claims that they shot and killed two people in Santa Cruz on Friday night without cause. “These are...

Pregnant Woman, Partner Killed In Shootout With T&T Police

Trinidad Express:- A man and his female companion are dead following a shoot-out with police on Friday night. A bar patron and a police officer were also wounded in the shooting...

Barbados Police Seize Guns, Ammunition At Unauthorised Fete

Barbados Today:- A police operation at an unauthorized fete netted illegal firearms, ammunition on Thursday. Officers from the Antigun and Gangs Unit, The Tactical Response Unit (TRU), The Suppressing Criminal Activity...

Two T&T Cops Charged With Murder

Trinidad Express:-  A preliminary enquiry involving two police constables charged with murder has started. Forty-four statements were tendered before San Fernando Senior Magistrate Jo-Anne Connor on Donald Snaggs and Peter...

Barbados Attorney At Law Charged With Stealing

Barbados Today:- An attorney-at-law accused of stealing thousands of dollars was granted $400,000 bail with two sureties. It is alleged that Hilary Jeffery Nelson, of No. 134 Bagatelle Terrace, St Michael...