(Trinidad Express) Corruption-accused Jack Warner has written to several officials that Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar received multi-million-dollar payments to thwart the extradition of businessmen and United National Congress financiers Ishwar Galbaransingh and Steve Ferguson.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Five men in northern Mexico were sentenced to an unprecedented 697 years in prison for the gender-driven killing of 11 women, in a state where hundreds of young women have been murdered since 1990.
BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s largest party is standing by deeply unpopular President Dilma Rousseff for now despite the defection of one of its own leaders, but that could change if an expected recession stirs up social unrest, party leaders say.
(Trinidad Express) Hours after his second accomplice was shot dead, prison escapee Christopher “Monster” Selby last night surrendered to police.
Head of corporate communications at the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) Ellen Lewis confirmed Selby’s surrender via telephone last night.
(Trinidad Express) Sections of St Vincent Street were blocked off by police yesterday in anticipation of the appearance of 11 men at the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court to answer charges for the murder of senior counsel Dana Seetahal.
Eleven people have been charged with the murder of Dana Seetahal SC and will appear in court tomorrow.
The announcement was made yesterday at a press conference by Deputy Police Commissioner Glenn Hackett.
(Trinidad & Tobago’s Newsday) – A woman dressed in Muslim clothing, who was given a special visit to one of the escapees at the Port of Spain Prison at mid-morning on Friday, has been identified as the person who allegedly smuggled two pistols and a hand grenade into the prison without being detected.
(Trinidad Express) Just days away from the 25th anniversary of the July 27, 1990, attempted coup, the capital city was thrown into panic and fear yesterday following a jailbreak and the deaths of a policeman and a prisoner.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The Ministry of Finance and Planning has confirmed that the Government has reached an agreement on a deal with Venezuela to repurchase billions of dollars it owed for oil under the PetroCaribe arrangement.