Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Caribbean

Jamaica: Former Moravian Minister Awarded $16m In Lawsuit

Jamaica Observer:-  KINGSTON, Jamaica — Former Moravian Minister Dr Canute Thompson was this morning awarded $16 million in his defamation lawsuit that was filed against Latoya Nugent, co-founder of the...

Guyana: Charrandass Persaud Vote Valid

Stabroek News:-  This story is developing and will be updated. The vote of former APNU+AFC MP Charrandass Persaud which brought down the government in a vote of no-confidence on December 21...

T&T: Sales Clerks Charged With Skimming Money From Customers Cards

Trinidad Express:-  Two sales clerks were expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate jointly charged with conspiracy to defraud Republic Bank Limited of sums totaling $113,516.35, between November...

T&T: Six Kidnapped By Venezuelan Pirates

Newsday:-  Venezuelan pirates reportedly kidnapped five Trinidadian fishermen and a 17-year-old boy yesterday afternoon and demanded a ransom of US $200,000 for their safe return. Senior officers in the Southwestern division...

Guyana: Cops Deployed At City Schools

Guyana Chronicle:-  AMID ongoing threats at the School of the Nations and the shooting of its director by unknown gunmen, the Guyana Police Force has deployed police officers to all...

Princess Cruises Private Island In The Bahamas Catches On Fire

USA Today:-  A fire broke out late Monday night on Princess Cruises' private island in Eleuthera, Bahamas, the cruise line confirmed in a statement to USA TODAY. The fire occurred at...

Former Jamaica PM Saddened By State Of West Indies cricket

Jamaica Observer:-  The overall state of West Indies cricket has been a source of irritation, agony and pain for millions of West Indian fans in the Caribbean and the Diaspora, not...

T&T: Dad Dies Saving His Son

Trinidad Express:-  Thank you, Daryl. Those were the words mother of two, Alesha Garcia, would say to her husband if she could see him one last time. Daryl Garcia, 43, drowned at...

TCI Premier Responds To Beaches’ Letter Announcing Closure

Magnetic Media:-  On Friday Beaches confirmed a letter that was in circulation which showed three proposed dates for closure of its operation here in TCI, with the final closure in...

Guyana: Principal Injured In Shooting

Stabroek News:-  School of the Nations Principal, Dr Brian O’Toole was injured in a shooting at his home last night, hours after he had convened an emergency meeting at the...