Friday, January 24, 2020

Law & Order

Guyana: Five bandits killed

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Guyana Chronicle:-  FIVE bandits were shot and killed and police recovered a quantity of items including high-powered weapons, during a pre-dawn operation at Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara on Tuesday, when...

PM: Sentencing Guidelines a “Progressive Step” for Justice

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Press Release (OPM):-  At Monday’s Opening of the Annual Judicial Conference, Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet called the development of Sentencing Guidelines a progressive step for justice. The conference, an initiative...

‘Ipa’ hints at legal action against Castries Mayor

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The President of the Vendors Association, Peter ‘Ras Ipa’ Isaac, has hinted at legal action against Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis. Isaac and Francis have in the past traded various accusations...

Indonesian teenager raped by brother jailed for abortion

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(CNN)A 15-year-old girl has been imprisoned for six months for having an abortion after her brother repeatedly raped her, according to an Indonesian court official. The girl was given the...
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Barbados youth warned against ‘malicious communication’

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Barbados Advocate: The use of cellphones by young people to spread obscene images and threats, is of concern to Registrar of the Supreme Court, Barbara Cooke-Alleyne, who has urged...
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Police make multiple arrests during Carnival

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Saint Lucia police made several arrests during the just ended carnival, Commissioner Severin Moncherry has reported. However, Moncherry told reporters that generally, members of the public behaved well. "I must commend...

Biker jailed after filming himself at 189 mph

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Sky News:-  A motorcyclist who filmed himself driving at 189pmh has been jailed. Adam Campion was sentenced to 21 months in prison after shooting footage on his mobile phone as he...

Mum and baby reunited after ‘terrifying’ carjacking

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Sky News:-  Police have released the first photo of a mother and her four-week-old daughter since they were reunited after the baby was taken during a carjacking. An injured Claire O'Neill...

Police probe Marchand death

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Saint Lucia police are investigating the death of a man in Marchand. The deceased has been identified by residents of the area only as 'Silvanus'. He is said to be in...

Kartel attorney rips into trial judge

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Jamaica Observer:-  One of the attorneys representing incarcerated deejay Vybz Kartel yesterday accused the judge who had presided over his murder trial of committing several errors and missteps which, combined,...