(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.
(Trinidad Guardian) A romantic drive with his common-law-wife of over nine years ended tragically for Mahase Latchman, 28, as gunmen opened fire on his vehicle, shooting his wife and wounding him during the wee hours of yesterday morning.
SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Twenty-seven inmates were killed in a Brazilian prison riot that broke out on Saturday, adding to chaos in a penitentiary system in which some 140 inmates have died in gang warfare since the start of the year.
(Trinidad Guardian) A police investigation has begun into the housing allowance paid to President Anthony Carmona. However, this is not yet a criminal investigation, acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams explained on Saturday.
(Trinidad Guardian) A police investigation has begun into the housing allowance paid to President Anthony Carmona.
However, this is not yet a criminal investigation, acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams explained yesterday.
CARACAS (Reuters) – His finger on a rifle trigger and wearing an olive green hat, President Nicolas Maduro yesterday oversaw military exercises in crisis-wrought Venezuela, which he says is under threat of “imperialist” invasion due to its oil wealth.