Police say that at about 1600h yesterday, two students were attacked by two men armed with a handgun and a knife at David Street, Campbellville.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Surgeons completely removed a lesion from Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez during an operation overnight in Cuba, Venezuelan Vice President Elias Jaua told parliament yesterday.
(Jamaica Observer) A Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) resolution urging former West Indies captain Chris Gayle be reinstated to the regional team was rejected at a West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) board of directors meeting in St Lucia at the weekend.
(Jamaica Observer) Former Skatalites band member Lloyd Brevett and his wife Ruth say they have lost faith in Jamaica and have decided to spend the rest of their lives in another country.
(CMC) Jamaica reeled off their fourth consecutive victory in the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Four-Day Tournament, beating Guyana by eight wickets inside the last session on the final day of their fourth-round day-night fixture at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground last night.
The police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Alana Peters, 16 years of Kumu Village, Rupununi, who was found hanging from a tree in a neighbouring yard at about 1200h yesterday.
(Barbados Nation) Barbadian girls from 11 years old will soon start getting protection from the virus that leads to cervical cancer.
HOUSTON (Reuters) – Texas financier Allen Stanford’s attorneys wound up their defence in his criminal fraud trial yesterday without calling Stanford himself to the stand, ending suspense over whether he would testify.
(Barbados Nation) Barbados has found itself on another unenviable list, as the island prepares to access millions of dollars in European funding to set up an Institute of Financial Risk and Regulation.
(Trinidad Express) When billionaire businessman Lawrence Duprey got an idea in his head, no one could sway his mind.
(Trinidad Express) Before the ink on the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between CL Financial and the State was dried, Gita Sakal, the conglomerate’s corporate secretary, was conspiring to ensure the Government did not get “control” of one of the group’s most prized assets.
(Trinidad Express) The motion of no confidence against the Prime Minister is a serious matter, says Government Minister Jack Warner, who indicated he will be defending his leader, beginning today at a public meeting in Couva South.
A 17-year-old boy was last evening stabbed to death while standing in front of the North Ruimveldt place where he took lessons.
(Reuters) – Virat Kohli smashed an unbeaten 133 as India chased down a mammoth 321-run target in under 37 overs against Sri Lanka in Hobart today to stay alive in the one-day international Tri-series.
(Trinidad Express) All operations at Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL) shut down yesterday when workers walked off the job when the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) served strike notice on the company after a breakdown in wage talks.
BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) – Provincial authorities in Argentina prohibited two British-linked cruise ships from docking in Tierra del Fuego today, upping the ante in Argentina’s spat with Britain over the Falkland Islands.
Newly crowned Miss India Worldwide, Guyanese Alana Seebarran today met with President Donald Ramotar at the Office of the President.
(Jamaica Gleaner) In a reported bid to defuse tensions between the Jamaican Government and the West Indies Cricket Board, (WICB) Julian Hunte, board president is to pay a visit to Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to ‘make amends’ following heated exchanges between the board and the prime minister over the last week, says sources close to the matter.
US Ambassador to Guyana, D. Brent Hardt has said that the historic outcome of the November 28 general elections has given all Guyanese a seat at the political table.
(Barbados Nation) Based on God’s word, the Church was not started as a cash cow for some whose integrity and scruples are seemingly questionable.
(Jamaica Gleaner) US judge Robert Patterson has approved a request by the defence for alleged crime lord Christopher Dudus Coke to be sentenced on March 16.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The benchmark S&P index closed at its highest level since mid-2008 today, extending gains for a third session as oil prices retreated after recent sharp gains and data showed further improvement in the U.S.
(Jamaica Observer) The cardiac surgery simulator (CSS), a device developed at the University of the West Indies (UWI) and used to train students in doing heart surgery, has generated interest from some of the leading hospitals in the United States.
(Jamaica Observer) Hours after collecting an award on behalf of his father’s band, the legendary Skatalites, Okeene Brevett was shot dead in his home community of Seaview Gardens in St Andrew early Sunday morning.
(de Ware Tijd) PARAMARIBO ─ The top of the Suriname police force has prioritized boosting its image.