(Trinidad Guardian) Well known hairstylist and cosmetology teacher Essenese Sambury was up to late yesterday in serious condition at the Eric WIlliams Medical Sciences Complex, Mount Hope, after she was shot outside her Trincity home yesterday afternoon.
SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Brazilian security officials worked to complete an improvised wall of metal shipping containers yesterday inside a prison where rival gangs have clashed in the past week, resulting in the brutal killing of 26 inmates.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro yesterday tapped a political ally and economist, Ricardo Sanguino, to be the new chief of the country’s central bank, amid a deep economic contraction, runaway inflation and Soviet-style product shortages.
(Trinidad Express) It was just last year that revelations were made by the Poultry Association of Trinidad and Tobago (PATT) that “expired” 180-day-old chicken was being imported into this country and sold to unsuspecting consumers.
(Jamaica Gleaner) CARICOM has fallen short of its target of 20 per cent renewable power capacity by 2017 – as reflected in the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Roadmap and Strategy (C-SERMS) – but all is not lost.
(Trinidad Express) Days before his departure, the United States’ top diplomat, Ambassador John Estrada, has abandoned all diplomacy, giving his candid opinion on the state of Trinidad and Tobago, its crime situation and its politics.
(Trinidad Guardian) An autopsy on the body of 16-year-old schoolgirl Rachael Ramkissoon yesterday revealed that she was strangled.
Her killer used a thin cord-like “device” to strangle her around the neck, according to the findings of pathologist Hughvon Des Vignes.
SAN JOSE (Reuters) – Costa Rica’s government said yesterday it has filed a complaint against Nicaragua at the International Court of Justice for establishing a military post on its territory, heightening the risk of renewed tensions between the two nations.
RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Police put down a new uprising at a prison in northeastern Brazil where 26 inmates were killed by a rival gang faction over the weekend and questioned five drug gang leaders they think ordered the bloodshed, authorities said yesterday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (Jamaica Observer) — The police are reporting that the six men who were in an alleged gun battle with members of the security forces in Goodwill, St James were members of the ‘Ski Mask’ gang operating in Montego Bay.