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Proman set to acquire CLICO’s Methanol Holdings

(Trinidad Express) The energy assets of CL Financial (CLF) have almost been sold out for small sums .

T&T Minister to radio hosts: Stop race talk

(Trinidad Express) Multiculturalism Minister Dr Lincoln Douglas has called on radio station hosts to stop talking about race and ethinicity on the airwaves .

Argentina confident on bond payment after law approval – econ minister

BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) - Argentina will pay holders of its restructured sovereign debt thanks to a bill passed by its Congress last week despite a U .

Edouard to become hurricane over Atlantic

(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica -- At 4:00 pm Saturday the centre of Tropical Storm Edouard was located near latitude 22 .

International arbitrators settle on value for key CLICO asset

(Trinidad Guardian) After more than three years and four months of deliberation, the arbitration tribunal sitting on the valuation of Point Lisas-based Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Ltd (MHTL) has decided that Clico’s 56 .

China to help Suriname with investment zones

(De Ware Tijd) PARAMARIBO –Suriname recently signed an agreement with China for investment in industry zones .

Digicel to build Jamaica cable TV network within 3 years

(Jamaica Observer) DIGICEL plans to build out an islandwide digital cable and home broadband network within three years, says Barry O’Brien .

TT$718m for CAL in Trini budget: most for a State enterprise

(Trinidad Express) Caribbean Airlines (CAL) is the most indebted State entity, as well as the largest recipient of Government’s transfers to the State enterprises .

Cuba to send 165 health workers to fight Ebola in Africa

GENEVA, (Reuters) - Cuba is to send 165 healthcare workers to West Africa to help in the battle against the world’s worst ever epidemic of the Ebola virus, the country’s health minister said yesterday .

Venezuela’s Maduro vows legal action against Harvard professor

Venezuela’s Maduro vows legal action against Harvard professor

CARACAS, (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called for legal action against a former government official who now teaches at Harvard University and wrote an opinion piece that contributed to a fall in the nation’s bond prices earlier this week .

New community exclusively for Muslims to be built in Barbados

(Barbados Nation) A new community exclusively for Muslims has been started at Clermont, St James .

New community exclusively for Muslims to be built in Barbados

(Barbados Nation) A new community exclusively for Muslims has been started at Clermont, St James .

TT$718m for CAL in Trini budget: most for a State enterprise

(Trinidad Express) Caribbean Airlines (CAL) is the most indebted State entity, as well as the largest recipient of Government’s transfers to the State enterprises .

National Security Minister: Armoured vehicles to make T&T safer

National Security Minister: Armoured vehicles to make T&T safer

(Trinidad Express) Minister of National Security Gary Griffith says law-abiding citizens should not see the procurement of specially outfitted armoured vehicles as a threat, but rather as the country’s national security mechanisms at work .

Slow Jamaica court system delaying sale of seized assets

(Jamaica Observer) Chief Technical Director of the Financial Investigation Division (FID) Justin Felice says the snail’s pace of the justice system is causing a delay in the sale of over J$2 billion worth of seized assets .

Suriname discussing rice deal in Venezuela

(De Ware Tijd) PARAMARIBO – President Desi Bouterse has left for Venezuela to negotiate a deal that will be a relief to Surinamese rice farmers .

Man fatally shot on Bajan beach

(Barbados Nation) A shocking gun attack on the beach in broad daylight has left a St James father dead .

Griffith: Armoured vehicles to make T&T safer

Griffith: Armoured vehicles to make T&T safer

(Trinidad Express) Minister of National Security Gary Griffith says law-abiding citizens should not see the procurement of specially outfitted armoured vehicles as a threat, but rather as the country’s national security mechanisms at work .

T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce: No value for money in budget

(Trinidad Guardian) T&T’s largest business group, the T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce, said on Tuesday that billions are being spent annually and the country is not seeing value for money .

Former Jamaica gang leader killed

Jamaica Gleaner) WESTERN BUREAU: Eldon Calvert, once Jamaica’s most wanted man and notorious Stone Crusher gangster, has been shot dead by gunmen .

Famed T&T palm reader shot dead

Famed T&T palm reader shot dead

(Trinidad Express) FAMED Hindu palm reader Mahadeo Jerrybandhan was shot and killed in an apparent robbery attempt at his family’s Cooper Street, San Fernando home on Monday night .

T&T Finance Minister doles out $$ to poor and needy in budget

(Trinidad Express) Finance Minister Larry Howai on Monday presented a juicy $64 .

T&T Finance Minister doles out $$ to poor and needy in budget

(Trinidad Express) The budget is based on an oil price of US $80 a barrel and a gas price of US $2 .

Brazil’s Rousseff moves to limit damage from Petrobras scandal

BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff sought to shield her re-election bid from a new scandal at state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA by asking prosecutors yesterday for any details involving officials in her government .

Hemingway grandsons push for marlin conservation in Cuba

COJIMAR, Cuba (Reuters) - Ernest Hemingway’s grandsons sailed into the fishing village that inspired The Old Man and the Sea yesterday in a campaign to save game fish like the giant marlin that dragged the fictitious Santiago out to sea .

Bound bodies of Jamaica businessman, media worker found

(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica—The bodies of a man and woman were discovered at the man’s house in Red Hills, St Andrew on Sunday morning .

Poor babies in T&T to get support for a year

Poor babies in T&T to get support for a year

(Trinidad Guardian) Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Saturday gave a sneak peek at the national budget which is expected to be read by Finance Minister Larry Howai today .

T&T AG okays release of emails

(Trinidad Express) Attorney General Anand Ramlogan has consented to e-mail service provider Google Inc releasing all information from his personal e-mail account to the Integrity Commission as the probe into the Emailgate scandal continues .

Jamaica constituency overrun by Chikungunya –  JLP official

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Caretaker for St Thomas Eastern, Delano Seiveright, says that there is a major outbreak of chikungunya in the constituencySeiveright, Sunday called on the Ministry of Health to stop understating the impact of the disease and immediately lead a multi-stakeholder drive to limit the spread of the mosquito-borne virus .

Possible wreckage of small U.S. plane spotted off Jamaica

KINGSTON (Reuters) - Rescuers were searching yesterday for the wreckage of a small US private plane that crashed off the east coast of Jamaica, after the Jamaican military said debris from the aircraft had likely been spotted .

Brazil’s Silva and Rousseff tied in first round – poll

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reu-ters) - Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff and environmentalist Marina Silva would be tied in the first round of elections on Oct 5, a poll suggested yesterday, as a meteoric rise in support for Silva showed signs of plateauing .

Forty-three cases of Chikungunya in T&T

(Trinidad Express) Principal Medical Officer of Environmental Health at the Ministry of Health (MoH) Dr Clive Tiluckdharry said 43 people have contracted ChikV, which is spread by the dreaded Aedes Aegypti mosquito .

Jamaica private sector group wants PM to make Cabinet changes

(Jamaica Observer) Christopher Zacca, president of the powerful Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), on Thursday night urged Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to shuffle her Cabinet .

T&T chikungunya victim  recalls terrible suffering

T&T chikungunya victim recalls terrible suffering

(Trinidad Guardian) Rita Cabrera, 61, was so sick she could not even walk or dress herself .

T&T cops to test 40 body cameras

(Trinidad Express) Some police officers are expected to be outfitted with body cameras beginning later this month, acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams said on Thursday .

T&T cops to test 40 body cameras

(Trinidad Express) Some police officers are expected to be outfitted with body cameras beginning later this month, acting Police Commissioner Stephen Willi­ams said yesterday .

US pathologist says Jamaica man died from beating in police station

US pathologist says Jamaica man died from beating in police station

(Jamaica Observer) MONTEGO BAY, St James — United States-based pathologist Dr Michael Baden says that preliminary results from Tuesday’s autopsy of the body of Mario Deane, who was beaten while in police custody in August, proved that he died from a rain of blows to his head and brain, consistent with punches .



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