Saturday, December 7, 2019

Caribbean

Guyana: Teachers to go ahead with strike action

Guyana Chronicle:- “We hitting the road, “There is no more meeting,” The struggle is real “ Those were some of the comments made by teachers after they were informed by President...

BVI Man Guilty Of Incest Says He Mistook His Daughter For His Girlfriend

Eight members of a nine-member jury in the BVI have returned a guilty verdict in a case where a 43-year-old man  had sex with his then 15 year old...

T&T gov’t says Sandals hotel project will spur economic growth on Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The Trinidad and Tobago government says the construction of the 750 room Sandals and Beaches Resort represents a major turning-point for the economy...
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Search for cruise ship passenger suspected of going overboard near Puerto Rico

U.S. Coast Guard News Room: SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard is searching for a passenger from the MSC Divina cruise ship, who is suspected of going...

Antiguan woman kills granddaughter for sneaking out at night

A jury in Antigua has returned a guilty verdict in the trial of a woman who beat her granddaughter to death for sneaking out of the house late at...

Early release for Buju Banton

Jamaica Observer:- INCARCERATED reggae singer Buju Banton may have a year removed from his 10-year mandatory sentence, according to United States prison records. The Federal Bureau of Prisons’ website is reporting...

Barbados: VAT on online purchases by Christmas

Barbados Today:-  With two deadlines already missed, Government announced today that it is finally ready to roll out its plan to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) on foreign online transactions...

Buju Speaks From Behind Bars

Jamaica Observer:-  Soon-to-be released deejay Buju Banton has spoken to his fans from behind prisons walls at the McRae Correctional Facility in Georgia, United States, where he is serving a 10-year...

“Most dangerous” BVI prisoners transferred to St Lucia; reports

Authorities in the British Virgin Islands have revealed the identities of the 21 prisoners that have been transferred to St Lucia this week. According to BVI News, the convicts are...
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Caribbean Countries Receive US$8 Million to Reduce Health Risks from Toxic Chemicals

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.  5 November, 2016.  Exposure to toxic chemicals found in household cleaning products, processed foods and even clothing can severely damage a person’s health. ...