GUAYAQUIL (Reuters) – Camped on streets with sleeping bags and stocked with food supplies, thousands of excited Ecuadoreans congregated in the coastal city of Guayaquil yesterday for Pope Francis’ first mass of his ‘homecoming’ tour of South America.
(Trinidad Express) During a visit to the Enterprise community in Chaguanas on Saturrday, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced a joint security force effort to bring gang violence under control.
TORONTO/NEW YORK, (Reuters) – An eyebrow-raising disclosure in the U.S. indictment of FIFA officials is that a representative of a Caribbean bank made it easy for one allegedly illegal transaction to be done by flying to New York to personally collect a check and then returned to deposit it in an account in the Bahamas.
SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Brazilian police arrested Jorge Zelada, former director of Petrobras’ international division, as part of an ongoing investigation into bribery and corruption at the state-run oil producer, prosecutors said yesterday.
(Barbados Nation) The criminal case against three senior staff members of the Nation Publishing Company Limited was dismissed yesterday.
Nation newspaper Publisher Vivian-Anne Gittens, Editor-in-Chief Roy Morris and News Editor Sanka Price, were jointly charged with showing an indecent photograph of two minors, aged 14, in the October 26, 2013 edition of the Saturday Sun.
(Trinidad Express) – YASIN Abu Bakr, leader of the Jamaat Al Muslimeen, was yesterday ordered by a High Court judge to pay the State after a lawsuit of wrongful arrest he filed was thrown out of court.