(Trinidad Express) A High Court judge who as a prosecutor represented the State in the historic 2006 case against former Chief Justice Sat Sharma has now been accused of misconduct .
(Trinidad Guardian) Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s Christmas messages on billboards across the country continue to draw criticism from some sectors of society .
CARACAS (Reuters) - An ice-cream store listed in the Guinness World Records book for its 863 different flavours has become the latest victim of Venezuela’s economic crisis .
(Jamaica Gleaner) Managers of Jamaican Grammy Award-winning dancehall entertainer, Sean Paul, were yesterday still contemplating how to respond to death threats issued this week against the artiste by an extremist group in The Maldives, Asia .
CARACAS, (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro named powerful Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez to a new post as envoy to the United Nations yesterday, saying the appointment would strengthen Venezuela’s voice on the world body’s Security Council from Jan .
(Trinidad Guardian) Instead of smelling freshly baked bread and ham coming out of their ovens, members of the South Oropouche fishing community spent Christmas covering their noses from the stench of oil washing ashore .
(Trinidad Express) The phone call that Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) for Tobago Peter Reyes took while the aircraft was taxiing before the flight from Trinidad to Tobago was to give directions to have a refrigerator delivered to his home in Tobago .
(Trinidad Express) NO billboards can be erected on State land without the permission of the Works and Infrastructure Ministry .
Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has announced a revised schedule that will be implemented from January 15 to February 4, 2015 .
(Trinidad Express) Regional media icon, Grenada-born Leslie Pierre was a stalwart who would be remembered for his fight for press freedom .
(Reuters) - A technician at the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus due to a laboratory error, the New York Times reported yesterday, citing federal officials .
HAVANA, (Reuters) - President Barack Obama’s decision to end five decades of enmity with Cuba has shaken the island’s political dissidents, dividing their ranks and forcing them to rethink tactics .
Business must go on no matter what – in Bourda Market yesterday .
CARACAS, (Reuters) - Venezuelan shoppers line up outside a Caracas liquor store to buy bottles of Buchanan’s 12-year Scotch whisky at half the usual cost, a deal made possible by a state subsidy that gave cheap dollars to import them .
SANTA FE, Argentina, (Reuters) - A laboratory in the Argentine farm province of Santa Fe has developed what it calls the first prosthetic arm in Latin America to use sensors to respond to nerve impulses at a price that could radically expand the use of such devices .
(Trinidad Express) Former prime minister Manning Patrick Manning is out of the nomination process for the San Fernando East constituency .
(Trinidad Guardian) - Caribbean Airlines (CAL) will continue to look at all opportunities available .
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff said yesterday she has no plans to replace the chief executive officer of state-run oil firm Petrobras, saying there was no evidence that senior management was involved in a graft scandal at the company .
(Trinidad Express) Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) for Tobago, Peter Reyes said yesterday he did not know how to switch off his cellular phone, which caused him to run afoul of flight regulations on a flight from Trinidad to Tobago last Thursday .
(Trinidad Guardian) With murders skyrocketing—399 up to Saturday—Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the Government will be making another attempt to reintroduce the death penalty .
(Trinidad Express) He was promoted to Tobago to handle crime .
(Jamaica Gleaner) The independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) on Friday reported that it had exhumed the body of Seydane Wilson, one of several men who was shot and killed by cops who were allegedly members of a death squad operating in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) .
(Trinidad Guardian) Three thermal scanners were handed over to the Airports Authority of T&T (AATT) to assist in detecting suspected cases of Ebola entering Trinidad and Tobago .
(Trinidad Guardian) Amidst rumours that government’s $55 million allocation to churches for the Christmas season is an election gimmick, Inter-Religious Organisation (IRO) President Harrypersad Maharaj has defended the allocation, saying it is nothing new .
(Barbados Nation) Standard & Poor’s yesterday delivered the type of Christmas present Barbados least wants .
(Trinidad Express) A senior police officer was thrown off a Caribbean Airlines flight to Tobago on Thursday night when he refused to switch off his cellular telephone and became hostile when the flight attendant asked him several times .
(Trinidad Express) Government will pay $2 million to acquire the memorabilia of the Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco) .
By Peter Hakim (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has inverted U .
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - The historic breakthrough in U .
CARACAS, (Reuters) - Even as Cuba and the United States try to bury 50 years of enmity, Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro has seemed to be going in the other direction, vilifying “insolent Yankees” at rallies and threatening to cut ties completely .
The Organization of American States (OAS) has deployed a team of experts to Jamaica at the request of the country´s government, to provide cyber security incident management support, a release from the OAS said today .
BOGOTA, (Reuters) - Colombia’s Marxist FARC rebels have declared an indefinite unilateral ceasefire beginning on Dec .
(Trinidad Express) Legislation to curb corruption in this country was finally passed yesterday in the Senate .
(Trinidad Express) Industrial Court vice president Ramchand Lutchmedial yesterday pleaded not guilty on a charge of failing to submit a specimen of breath for a breathalyser test last Friday .
SAO PAULO,(Reuters) - Brazilian prosecutors said on Monday they had formally charged four more people, including a former executive at state-run Petrobras , in a widening probe into a kickback scheme that allegedly stole billions of dollars from the oil company .
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A US federal appeals court on Monday threw out a human rights lawsuit brought against Occidental Petroleum Corp over allegations that it played a role in killings carried out by the Colombian military in 2004 .
(Trinidad Express) President Anthony Carmona has expressed concern about the shortage of US dollars in the local financial system, saying if it is not caused by consumer spending then the Central Bank must ensure the currency is not ending up in the wrong hands .