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Route cuts for LIAT

(Barbados Nation) Job and route cuts are on the horizon as LIAT charts a course to keep its planes in the sky and return to profitability.

DPP has recused herself from Muslim cleric case – AG

Attorney General Anil Nandlall this morning said that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Shalimar Ali-Hack has completely withdrawn herself from giving advice in the sexual molestation scandal involving a Muslim scholar and that a senior member of her chambers will now be handling the matter.

Canada flays Caribbean over anti-gay laws

(Barbados Nation) Canada has pointed a finger at Barbados, Jamaica, Grenada and their Commonwealth Caribbean neighbours, accusing them of being behind the times by keeping anti-homosexual laws on their statute books.

T&T Minister, cricket board begin afresh

(Trinidad Express) Yesterday morning, at his Abercromby Street office, Minister of Sport Anil Roberts and Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) president Azim Bassarath put their recent clashes behind them and began a new partnership.

WIPA questions Sarwan omission

(Trinidad Express) Even as a Guyana team was trying to settle in Dominica in preparation for their rescheduled Regional four-day opening fixture against the Leeward Islands, the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) was again airing its concerns about the “rock and a hard place” between which Guyanese players find themselves.

T&T Top Cop in hot seat over plane contract

(Trinidad Express) National Security Minister Brigadier John Sandy has asked top cop Dwayne Gibbs to provide a report on the TT$900,000 contract between the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service and Trinidad and Tobago Air Support Company for the use of a light aircraft for police surveillance.

T&T dog trainer shot dead

(Trinidad Guardian) Disabled Claxton Bay mother of two Patricia Pegus can’t understand why anyone would want to kill her son, Aldon, a 35-year-old dog trainer/breeder, who was ambushed at his Rose Hill Street, Claxton Bay, home yesterday morning.

Indian envoy says Indo-Trinis should learn Hindi

(Trinidad Express) Indian High Commissioner Malay Mishra said yesterday that Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar failed to truly connect with the people of her ancestral village of Bihar during her recent State visit to India.

Key meeting today on LIAT

(Barbados Nation) Today is D-DAY for Prime Ministers Freundel Stuart, Dr Ralph Gonsalves and Baldwin Spencer, meeting at Hilton Barbados to chart the way forward for financially-troubled LIAT (1974) Limited.

West Indies Players Association slams GCB lawyers on `misstatements’

The West Indies Players’ Association this afternoon entered the controversy swirling around local cricket by flaying remarks attributed to a lawyer for the Guyana Cricket Board that players here risked an ICC ban if they competed in matches scheduled by the Interim Management Committee established by the government here.

WICB pulls four-day matches from Guyana

-says only recognizes GCB

As the standoff over local cricket escalates, the West Indies Cricket Board this afternoon announced that matches scheduled for the Providence Stadium in the first four rounds of the regional four-day tournament will no longer be played here and it restated that it only recognized the Guyana Cricket Board.

Get your act together, Anil

There was a distinct tone of gracelessness to the comment by our Attorney General and Justice Minister and maybe even Senior Counsel in waiting, Anil Nandlall in his response to the comment made by Khemraj Ramjattan that the AG could help out the opposition in the drafting of legislation.