(Trinidad Guardian) A man, who sparked panic among Trincity Mall patrons and employees after making a hoax call warning of an imminent terrorist attack, was arrested by police hours after the incident thanks to the help of the Strategic Security Agency (SSA).
(Reuters) – U.S. health officials yesterday reported the first case in the country of a patient with an infection resistant to all known antibiotics, and expressed grave concern that the superbug could pose serious danger for routine infections if it spreads.
(Trinidad Guardian) It will take more than just the police to address effectively the crime in the country, acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams said yesterday, as he again begged all sectors of society to help the police stop the current crime wave.
(Trinidad Guardian) Despite mixed emotions about an ISIS threat to detonate bombs at a mall in T&T, mall management teams yesterday went ahead and increased security measures in a bid to protect their tenants, shoppers and visitors.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazil’s interim President Michel Temer said yesterday he would seek constitutional change to limit increases in public spending as part of a series of measures to curb a record fiscal deficit and regain investor confidence.
(Jamaica Gleaner) – Despite a tense economic and social crisis enveloping his nation, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday came to an agreement with Prime Minister Andrew Holness to boost ties through the PetroCaribe oil-purchasing arrangement under which Jamaica and other Caribbean nations have benefited considerably over the past 10 years.
(Trinidad Guardian) Members of the Muslim community as well as T&T-based Venezuelan activists will stage demonstrations at the Diplomatic Centre this morning “welcoming” Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro with lobbies concerning two different matters which they are respectively pressing for.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Jamaica has been following, with concern, the political and economic developments in Venezuela, noting that this country will continue to be a voice of fairness and balance in the region.
SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Brazil’s interim President Michel Temer will reinstate the Culture Ministry today, a government official said, after an outcry from some of the country’s top artists over his policy to fold it into the Education Ministry to save money.
HAVANA, (Reuters) – Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro and Bolivian President Evo Morales discussed “imperialist efforts” to undo leftist progress in Latin America during Morales’ two-day visit to the Communist-ruled island, Cuban state television reported on Saturday.
(Trinidad Guardian) For about three years, Venezuelans have been battling a food crisis but when the oil-rich nation’s economy started to buckle with a recession, rampant inflation and a spiralling crime situation, their patience began to wear thin.