(Trinidad Express) Several high-powered rifles are among the cache of 359 guns that have either been smuggled into Trinidad and Tobago along its coastal boarders or were locally built by cold-blooded killers over the last six months .
Three persons were killed in St Kitts-Nevis today in what police said seemed to have been targeted killings .
HAVANA, (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged to help revive Cuba’s struggling offshore oil exploration yesterday at the start of a six-day tour of Latin America as Russia aims to reassert its influence on the communist-ruled island .
(Jamaica Gleaner) ALUMINIUM GIANT UC Rusal says it is seeking the Jamaican Government’s “support” to reopen the Kirkvine and Alpart plants, but Mining and Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell said he has lost patience with the Russian company and has signalled that he is prepared to go even further to revoke its licences for mining at Ewarton .
(Trinidad Express) Two weeks after losing his home and business in a court battle with relatives, a terminally ill cancer patient set fire to two properties yesterday, before driving to Mosquito Creek, La Romaine, where he shot and killed his wife, then himself in a suspected suicide pact .
(Trinidad Express) Acting Prime Minister, Minister of Labour and former trade unionist Errol McLeod is seeking to have Public Services Association (PSA) president Watson Duke sent to jail .
(Trinidad Express) State carrier Caribbean Airlines (CAL) is projecting a loss of just under TT$100 million for its financial year 2013, Finance Minister Larry Howai has said .
BRASILIA, (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff said the Obama administration was not directly responsible for U .
SPRING, Texas, (Reuters) - A man accused of fatally shooting four children ages 4 to 14 and their parents after entering their suburban Houston home disguised as a FedEx delivery man while looking for his former wife was charged with capital murder yesterday .
(Barbados Nation) Fire roared through the Richmond, St Michael district yesterday destroying four houses and damaging two as at least six people were displaced .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo is scheduled to be released from a U .
BRASILIA, (Reuters) - Brazil’s World Cup trouncing by Germany threw a bucket of cold water on a nation that was starting to feel good about hosting the tournament but the humiliating defeat is unlikely to be a game changer in October’s presidential election .
(Jamaica Gleaner) KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government of Jamai-ca and the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) have signed off on an amendment to the company’s licence, to allow the Cabinet to manage the procurement pro-cess through the Electricity Sector Enterprise Team (ESET) .
(Trinidad Express) With today marking 67 days since the murder of Senior Counsel Dana Seetahal, her relatives are questioning why no one has been arrested and charged with her death .
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - The United States plans to give priority to child migrants over adults in deportation hearings as part of a broader initiative to deal with a surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the border illegally, a Justice Department official told Reuters .
MANAGUA, (Reuters) - A Nicaraguan committee approved a proposed route on Monday for a $40 billion shipping channel across the Central American country that would compete with the Panama Canal .
CHICAGO/ATLANTA, (Reuters) - Stray vials of the deadly smallpox virus from the 1950s have been discovered at a federal lab near Washington, U .
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SAO PAULO, (Reuters) - Brazilian newspapers and websites were unanimous yesterday that the national team’s 7-1 hammering by Germany in the World Cup semi-final was the greatest shame in the country’s illustrious footballing history .
OSLO, (Reuters) - Swathes of the Amazon may have been grassland until a natural shift to a wetter climate about 2,000 years ago let the rainforests form, according to a study that challenges common belief that the world’s biggest tropical forest is far older .
BEIJING (Reuters) - The five BRICS nations have reached a broad consensus on their $100 billion development bank though some differences remain, a senior Chinese diplomat said yesterday ahead of a summit in Brazil next week to be attended by President Xi Jinping .
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has prosecuted and is likely to send Canadian businessman Cy Tokmakjian to prison after he denounced corruption in the Havana government’s awarding of contracts, his company said yesterday .
GUATEMALA CITY, (Reuters) - A strong earthquake shook the Guatemalan border with Mexico today, killing at least four people, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides .
(Barbados Nation) Doctors say the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is facing its worst crisis ever .
(Trinidad Guardian) Five policemen were Friday facing charges after they were held following allegations made against them .
(Trinidad Guardian) Relatives of retired police officer Anderson Kenneth Alexander, 59, who died 11 days after he was allegedly beaten by the police, are confused that an autopsy could not determine his cause of death .
OTTAWA, (Reuters) - A top Canadian court yesterday invalidated the Conservative government’s decision to limit health coverage for many people in the country making refugee claims, declaring the federal action to have been shocking and outrageous .
(Jamaica Observer) Infor-mation Minister Sandrea Falconer says the Govern-ment has not been notified if the United States Embassy has revoked the visa of embattled outgoing Police Commissioner Owen Ellington .
(Jamaica Gleaner) Several Caribbean Airlines passengers were Thursday night left stranded at the Norman Manley Inter-national Airport in Kings-ton after the flight, destined to Fort Lauderdale, was denied landing by United States Border Control, while mid air .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - South Florida’s coastal real estate may become uninsurable as the sea level rises unless Miami’s county government takes urgent action, a task force said on Tuesday .
(Jamaica Gleaner) Several Caribbean Airlines passengers were last night left stranded at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston after the flight, destined to Fort Lauderdale, was denied landing by United States Border Control, while mid air .
(Trinidad Express) Two days after pilot sick-out action caused chaos and cancellations for Caribbean Airlines Ltd, the majority recognised union Trinidad and Tobago Airline Pilots Association (TTALPA) finally released a statement yesterday on the matter to say it cannot sanction industrial action .
(Jamaica Gleaner) Hit hard by the severity of pressures being applied by significant international partners, the Portia Simpson Miller administration might have been forced to ensure that Police Commissioner Owen Ellington be immediately stripped of his position, following a series of alleged mishaps in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), according to Gleaner sources .
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - Airlines with direct flights to the United States have been told to tighten screening of mobile phones and shoes in response to intelligence reports of increased threats from al Qaeda-affiliated militant groups, U .
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Arthur became the first hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season today after sparking evacuations, closing beaches and tourist sites and disrupting Independence Day celebrations along parts of the U .
(Jamaica Gleaner) Days after Jamaica got a ringing endorsement from the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) top officials, Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips and his debt management team took a chance on the international bond market, and got reception beyond expectations .
OSLO, (Reuters) - Most coral reefs in the Caribbean could vanish in the next two decades, hit by the loss of fish and sea urchins that eat a slime of coral-smothering algae, a U .