(Trinidad Express) The death of a Chinese businessman and the murder of a Tobago resident have pushed the murder toll to 223 for the year so far.
In the first incident China-born businessman Yang Jiang Hua, 60, died at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex at Mt Hope late last Friday evening, one day after being shot by bandits during a robbery at his business place, Tiger’s Chinese Restaurant and Bar at Cunupia.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Halt the “ill-conceived” agreement that guarantees Chinese investors US$1 million in the Government Oval project, local construction players are demanding of the Government in an intensification of their lobby against the deal.
CARACAS/BOGOTA, (Reuters) – Relations between Caracas and Washington are at their lowest point ever, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said yesterday in a speech at the presidential palace for international media that was televised to the nation.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Brazilian prosecutors yesterday charged Aldemir Bendine, the former chief executive of state-controlled oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA, with corruption, alleging he used his position to take bribes from construction firm Odebrecht.
SANTIAGO, (Reuters) – A Chilean court on Monday ruled that a law legalizing abortion in certain cases is constitutional, a win for President Michelle Bachelet’s centre-left coalition and for groups that have campaigned for years against the country’s strict ban.
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