Thursday, January 23, 2020

Law & Order

‘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,...

Olympian uses pig’s blood for revenge on lover

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Sky News:-  A former Olympian has admitted using pig's blood to scrawl lewd messages on the walls of a Tory peer's home, a court has heard. Lizzie Purbrick, who competed as...

Mottley wants speedier trials

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Barbados Today:-  No murder, rape, robbery or kidnapping case should go beyond two years and three months, and ideally, should last six to nine months, according to Prime Minister Mia...