Law & Order

PWA wants police allowances to be paid

The Police Welfare Association (PWA) has called on the authorities to ensure that a proficiency and vocational allowance is paid to police officers. It is estimated that over fifty police...

Police probe Marchand death

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...

Minister Initiates Follow-up Action based on Crime Symposium

Press Release:-  The Minister for Home Affairs and National Security Senator the Honourable Hermangild Francis on Friday, August 31, 2018 convened a meeting with several stakeholders as a follow-up on...

Suspected IS Fighter Stripped Of British Citizenship

Sky News:- Jack Letts, also known as 'Jihadi Jack', has been stripped of his UK citizenship. The Home Office decision, first reported by the Mail On Sunday, has been verified by...

London: ‘Man with firearm’ shot dead by police

Sky News:-  A man who was making threats and believed to be armed with a firearm has been shot dead by police in the capital. The victim, believed to be in...

Tennessee death row inmate chooses pickled pig knuckles, tails as last meal

Fox News:-  A Tennessee death row inmate chose pickled pig knuckles and pig tails as his last meal before a scheduled execution by electric chair Thursday, officials said. Edmund Zagorski, who...

Barbados: Petition lodged against buggery law

Barbados Nation:-  Three members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, have officially lodged a petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Twenty-four-year-old Alexa Hoffman, a transgender woman,...

Grenada PM mulls decriminalising marijuana

CMC:-  ST GEORGE’S – Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell believes the time has come for Grenada to reconsider decriminalising the use of marijuana and other forms of recreational drugs. “More and...

St Maarten: Post Irma looters appeal sentences

Daily Herald:-  PHILIPSBURG--The Joint Court of Justice on Thursday heard the cases of five persons who appealed their sentences for looting in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria...

Guyana: Community service for 4.7 grams of marijuana

Guyana Chronicle:-  Troy Lewis Barker, a labourer of Alexander Street , Kitty in Georgetown was on Monday fined $3000 and sentenced to two months community service after he pleaded guilty for the...