Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Caribbean

T&T Outlaws Scratch Bomb Importation

Trinidad Guardian:-  It’ll be more of a Silent Night this Christ­mas: “scratch” bombs have at last been banned and de­clared il­le­gal. And any­one us­ing them here­on, in­clud­ing stu­dents, will face pros­e­cu­tion...

Jamaica: Cops Before Court For Demanding Jail Release Money

Jamaica Observer:-  THREE policemen who reportedly took a man into custody after he was freed by the court and demanded and accepted US$200 and $58,000 for his release are scheduled...

T&T: Mental Evaluation For Man Accused OF Death Threat Against Top Cop

Trinidad Express:-  THE man who allegedly threatened to kill Police Commissioner Gary Griffith and his wife after making a telephone call to the E-999 Command Centre on Wednesday morning, has...

Jamaica Cops Want To Hold Suspects For A Week Without Charge

Jamaica Observer:-  LAWMAKERS yesterday questioned a proposal being put forward by the police to be allowed to detain suspects under anti-organised crime legislation for a week, without charge. The provision would also...

T&T: Suspect Held In Threat On Life Of Top Cop, Wife

Trinidad Guardian:-  Just as a 12-year-old ac­cused was plead­ing guilty to the charge of mis­use of a tele­phone in mak­ing a death threat against Com­mis­sion­er of Po­lice, Gary Grif­fith on...

T&T: Caller Threatens CoP Griffith: I will behead you, kill your wife

Trinidad Guardian:-  Com­mis­sion­er of Po­lice Gary Grif­fith’s wife, Nicole Dy­er-Grif­fith, says she is not one bit fear­ful of death threats is­sued against her ear­ly Wednes­day. Speak­ing with Guardian Me­dia, Dy­er-Grif­fith...

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...

T&T: Video: Man with cutlass defends home from bandits

A Barataria man Monday defended his home against bandits using his cutlass, Trinidad and Tobago Newsday has reported. The publication quoted the police as saying that the man was doing...

Barbados Police Say Crime Down

Barbados Nation:-  The Royal Barbados Police Force is reporting a slight drop in crime for the first ten months of 2018 when compared to the corresponding period last year. Acting Commissioner...

PM: Guyana respects CCJ decision on cross-dressing

Guyana Chronicle:-  PRIME Minister Moses Nagamootoo has said that Guyana respects the decision of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on its recent ruling that the criminalisation of cross-dressing here...