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T&T AG being probed for attempting  to pervert  course of justice

T&T AG being probed for attempting to pervert course of justice

(Trinidad Express) Acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams yesterday issued a statement confirming that a report has been made by the Director of the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) David West against Attorney General, Anand Ramlogan, in which West made an allegation of “an attempt to pervert the course of justice .

Aruba says plane followed by Venezuela comes down in its waters

CARACAS, (Reuters) - A suspicious civilian plane being pursued by Venezuela’s military has come down in Aruba’s Caribbean waters, the island’s justice minister said yesterday .

Guyanese drug courier jailed in Barbados

(Barbados Nation) A 22-year-old Guyanese man will be spending three years at Dodds Prison after he was unable to pay a $150 000 fine forthwith yesterday .

In violent Venezuela, police killings surge to almost one a day

CARACAS, (Reuters) - After finishing a routine overnight shift, Venezuelan policeman Edgar Perez was walking home from the bus stop when two armed men pulled up on a motorbike .

Raul Castro warns U.S. against meddling in Cuba’s affairs

SAN JOSE, (Reuters) - Cuba will not accept any interference from the United States, President Raul Castro said yesterday, warning that meddling in its internal affairs would make rapprochement between the two countries “meaningless .

Venezuela’s Cabello: defector after money, can’t prove drug claims

Venezuela’s Cabello: defector after money, can’t prove drug claims

CARACAS, (Reuters) - Venezuelan Socialist Party heavyweight Diosdado Cabello yesterday said a defector reportedly accusing him of running a drug ring was merely chasing money and had no proof .

T&T House Speaker under pressure over ruling

(Trinidad Express) House Speaker Wade Mark should do the honourable thing and resign .

T&T House Speaker under pressure over ruling

(Trinidad Express) House Speaker Wade Mark should do the honourable thing and resign .

Autopsy reveals blunt force trauma to the head, stab wounds, throat slit...

Autopsy reveals blunt force trauma to the head, stab wounds, throat slit…

T&T TV host was murdered

(Trinidad Express) Journalist Marcia Henville was murdered .

Venezuela slams reports senior official running drug ring

CARACAS, (Reuters) - Venezuela yesterday rejected two foreign media reports accusing Socialist Party heavyweight and parliamentary boss Diosdado Cabello of running a drug ring .

Fidel Castro appears to lend support to Cuba talks with U.S.

HAVANA, (Reuters) - Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Monday appeared to lend his support to talks with the United States in his first comments about his longtime adversary since both countries agreed last month to restore diplomatic ties .

Venezuela president says seeking financing to offset oil fall

CARACAS, (Reuters) - Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro said last evening he was seeking financing to counter a dramatic fall in oil prices that have hurt the cash-strapped OPEC country but did not provide further details .

TT$500,000 bail for pundit on sexual assault charge

TT$500,000 bail for pundit on sexual assault charge

(Trinidad Express) SIPARIA Magistrate Armina Deonarinesingh yesterday expressed concern over the frequent sexual offences allegedly being committed in the area .

T&T AG denies asking police complaints director to withdraw statement

(Trinidad Express) “The truth will set me free” .

T&T AG ducks question on  appointment of police complaints head

T&T AG ducks question on appointment of police complaints head

(Trinidad Express) Attorney General Anand Ramlogan has refused to confirm or deny an allegation that six days before attorney David West was appointed director of the Police Complaints Authority (PCA), he asked him to withdraw his witness statement in a defamation lawsuit relating to the failed extradition involving Section 34 applicants Steve Ferguson and Ishwar Galbaransingh in exchange for him being selected for the job .

T&T TV host dies in fire at home

T&T TV host dies in fire at home

(Trinidad Express) TELEVISION personality Marcia Henville was scheduled to file divorce papers tomorrow .

T&T TV host dies in fire at home

T&T TV host dies in fire at home

(Trinidad Express) TELEVISION personality Marcia Henville was scheduled to file divorce papers tomorrow .

T&T AG ducks question on appointment of police complaints head

(Trinidad Express) Attorney Gene­ral Anand Ramlogan has refused to confirm or deny an allegation that six days before attorney David West was appointed director of the Police Complaints Authority (PCA), he asked him to withdraw his witness statement in a defamation lawsuit rela­ting to the failed extradition involving Section 34 applicants Steve Ferguson and Ishwar Galbaransingh in exchange for him being selected for the job .

Stranded man granted British visa

Stranded man granted British visa

(Jamaica Observer) - Lloyd Bogle’s anxious wait for a British visa ended on Friday when the 64-year-old man, who was stranded in Jamaica for the past three months, got a call from the British High Commission .

Jamaican fraudster to be extradited to US from Turks and Caicos

Jamaican fraudster to be extradited to US from Turks and Caicos

(Jamaica Gleaner) Convicted fraudster, David Smith, has been arrested by Turks and Caicos police on a provisional warrant to be extradited to the United States to continue a prison sentence .

Another big blow to Arawak Cement Company

(Barbados Nation) THE ARAWAK CEMENT Company has been dealt another blow .

Senior US diplomat ruffles Cuba by meeting dissidents

Senior US diplomat ruffles Cuba by meeting dissidents

HAVANA (Reuters) - A senior US diplomat in Cuba for negotiations with Havana on restoring long-frozen diplomatic relations met a group of dissidents yesterday, seeking to underline Washington’s concern over human rights but irritating the island’s communist government .

UWI lecturers reach agreement with admin, says Karim

(Trinidad Guardian) - Minister of Tertiary Education Fazal Karim announced a new agreement between the lecturers and managers of the University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine Campus .

Haiti picks election council to get back on democratic path

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti yesterday installed a Provisional Electoral Council in a key step toward averting a constitutional crisis after weeks of protests and political uncertainty .

Robbers target food delivery trucks in shortage-hit Venezuela

SAN CRISTOBAL/CARACAS (Reuters) - Robbers and looters are targeting trucks carrying food across Venezuela in another sign of worsening shortages that have turned basics like flour and chicken into coveted booty .

Lecturers, students storm office of UWI Principal

(Trinidad Express) THE UNIVERSITY of the West Indies (UWI) lecturers were joined yesterday by non-academic staff of the St Augustine campus as both groups stormed the office of principal Cle­ment Sankat, demanding answers about their respective money issues .

Spies, lies and death: plot thickens in Argentine scandal

Spies, lies and death: plot thickens in Argentine scandal

BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) - Alberto Nisman was working hard preparing for a congressional hearing on his claim that Argentina’s president tried to whitewash Iran’s involvement in a bombing attack that killed 85 people, a make-or-break day in his career as prosecutor .

Buju loses appeal for new trial

Buju loses appeal for new trial

(Jamaica Gleaner) The US Court of Appeal has dismissed Buju Banton’s request for a new trial .

Argentina's Fernandez says prosecutor's death was not suicide

Argentina’s Fernandez says prosecutor’s death was not suicide

BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) - The death of a prosecutor investigating the bombing of a Jewish community center was not a suicide, as was initially reported, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez said today .

T&T cops seeking man in murder of two women

T&T cops seeking man in murder of two women

(Trinidad Express) Police believe a man named Azad Ali can help them with information that can solve the murders of Salma Chadee in Caroni and Sherlene Mahangoo-Charles in Ste Madeleine .

Jamaica Parliament to vote on CCJ on April 28

(Jamaica Gleaner) All 63 members of parliament will cast a critical vote on April 28 - the three-month period given to legislators to support or reject the three bills to make the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Jamaica’s final appellate court .

T&T failing in laundering convictions

(Trinidad Guardian) T&T has already failed at least one recommendation of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on money laundering, having had no convictions for the crime despite passing stringent laws last year .

UWI students protest refusal by lecturers to hand out grades

UWI students protest refusal by lecturers to hand out grades

(Trinidad Express) Students of the University of the West Indies yesterday morning locked down the St Augustine Campus .

Bajan cops in uproar over dress code

(Barbados Nation) A dress code that bans police officers from wearing dreadlocks, twists, beards, make-up, extreme hair colour or getting visible tattoos is causing an uproar in the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) .

Stranded in Jamaica after living in UK for 54 years

Stranded in Jamaica after living in UK for 54 years

(Jamaica Observer) LLOYD Bogle is living a nightmare .

IDB withdraws loan for Barbados Four Seasons

(Barbados Nation) The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has withdrawn its support of the controversial Four Seasons Project, cancelling US$160 million in loans it committed to the venture more than two years ago .

Guatemala ex-police chief found guilty of Spanish embassy attack

GUATEMALA CITY, (Reuters) - A Guatemalan court on Monday found Pedro Garcia Arredondo, a former police chief, guilty of ordering the 1980 attack on the Spanish embassy in Guatemala City in which 37 people died, sentencing him to 40 years in prison .



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