Saturday, January 19, 2019

Caribbean

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...
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T&T: Gunman dies trying to rob bar

Trinidad Express:-  POLICE shot and killed a suspected thief in Tunapuna on Tuesday when he and his accomplice attempted to rob a bar in the area. The identity of the dead...

Wanted Indian businessman receiving medical care in Antigua

Antigua Observer:-  The local attorney representing wanted billionaire diamond dealer, Mehul Choksi, has confirmed that his client is ill, saying he has a serious cardiac condition and is on medical...

B’dos announces tax breaks for businesses

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados Government today announced plans to provide a hefty reduction in corporation taxes for businesses and urged them to share the benefits with citizens. Prime...

Guyana: Crime Chief Urges More Use Of ATM Cards This Christmas

Guyana Chronicle:-  CRIME Chief, Deputy Commissioner of Police Lyndon Alves is advising that persons rely more on their ATM cards this Christmas than liquid cash. He made the observation on Monday...

Antigua: Family calls for licensed doctors to be held accountable for their actions

Antigua Observer:-  A family is demanding that the government move swiftly to properly enforce the Antigua and Barbuda ‘Medical Practitioners Act of 2009’, particularly the section which speaks to the...

Suriname ‘offers land’ for Bajan farming – PM

Barbados Today:-  Agricultural powerhouse Suriname is offering land to Barbadians interested in farming, the Prime Minister said Sunday. She told journalists that on her recent visit to Suriname, she signed an...

PM Mottley says ‘sabotage’ affected Government layoffs

Barbados Today:-  Prime Minister Mia Mottley this evening said that the Government’s restructuring exercise was affected by “sabotage”, but served notice that the order would be restored. Reiterating that she was...

Guyana: Mother defends young murder accused

Guyana Chronicle:-  THE mother of a teenager who was arrested in connection with the murder of a 29-year-old labourer of Whim, Berbice said her son is unaware of what happened. The...