(de Ware Tijd) BOXEL – No sentence will be demanded yet against the main suspect in the December murders trial Desi Bouterse.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – A hacker who goes by the name of ‘Yama Tough’ threatened today to release next week the full source code for Symantec Corp’s flagship Norton Antivirus software.
(Jamaica Observer) Newly appointed Cabinet minister Robert Pickersgill wants the country to be sensitised about the importance of climate change, one of his portfolios.
PERTH, (Reuters) – Australia, fired by David Warner’s 180 and another fine display from their pace attack, were closing on victory after reducing India to 88 for four in their second innings after two days of the third test today.
(Trinidad Express) The final day of the fourth evidence hearing of the Commission of Enquiry into the collapse of CL Financial and the Hindu Credit Union descended into “harsh exchanges” between ambassador Mervyn Assam and two members of the inner bar—Queen’s Counsel Bankim Thanki and Martin Daly, SC.
(Trinidad Express) A 58-year-old Port of Spain man is dead and two of his friends injured after they were ambushed by two gunmen while attending a wake near their homes in East Dry River on Thursday night.
(Trinidad Express) Three bodies, believed to be those of three missing Chaguanas fishermen, were found floating in Port of Spain waters yesterday.
(Trinidad Express) CLICO Investment Bank (CIB), a subsidiary of CL Financial, was yesterday described as a “bran tub” and a “cancer” by one of its founders, ambassador Mervyn Assam.
(Trinidad Express) Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said yesterday India’s largest private company, Reliance, plans to invest $1 billion in Trinidad and Tobago.
(Trinidad Express) The Police Service Commission (PSC) has requested a face-to-face session with Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs before deciding on his fate.
The last defendant in the 2007 JFK Airport terror plot which snared three Guyanese was today sentenced in a New York court to life imprisonment.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Standard & Poor’s carried out a mass downgrade of euro zone countries today, stripping France and Austria of their top-grade AAA ratings in a move that may complicate efforts to solve a two-year old European debt crisis.
(Reuters) – A federal judge in Houston said a team of attorneys representing Allen Stanford, who is accused of running a $7 billion Ponzi scheme, must stay on the case despite their request to withdraw.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – Ousted former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner said today he had documented evidence to back his claim that he was gifted World Cup television rights in return for FIFA votes and accused the organisation of being “disingenuous and dishonest”.
The police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred at about 1050h. yesterday on Sir David Rose Avenue, Mackenzie, and which resulted in the death of driver Garydon Massiah, 74 years of Amelia’s Ward, Linden.
LIMA, (Reuters) – Dutch citizen Joran Van der Sloot was sentenced to 28 years in prison by a Peruvian court today for killing a woman in Lima in 2010, exactly five years since 18-year-old Alabama native Natalee Holloway disappeared after spending time with him.
(Jamaica Observer) Two men have been charged by detectives in Westmoreland for the December 27 murder of a man and injury of three others during a Jamaica Labour Party rally in Savanna la Mar.
(Trinidad Express) Environmentalist Dr Wayne Kublalsingh who was part of a movement which successfully fought plans to establish steel plants at Claxton Bay and La Brea says there must be consultation with residents of La Brea before any industrial plant is built.
(Trinidad Express) A pipeline project which aims to export natural gas from Trinidad and Tobago to other Caribbean islands has found new investors.
(Trinidad Guardian) NEW YORK—A Queens judge sentenced three members of a Richmond Hill family to serve a combined 418 years in jail for a brazen immigration and real-estate scam.
Legendary music promoter Cyril Shaw passed away today just short of his 90th birthday.
Whenever will those banners exhorting people to “VOTE” for this party or that party and those pictures of the people who are now the winners and losers at last November’s general elections stop adorning lamp posts and traffic light signal canisters in the city.
(Trinidad Express) Another violent clash erupted at the office of the Public Services Association (PSA) yesterday evening as the group deemed the PSA rebels stormed the union’s offices, on Abercromby Street, Port of Spain, in a bid to reclaim leadership of the association.
(Trinidad Express) Conjugal visits for convicted prisoners, as well as mandatory testing for HIV and AIDS, are privileges to be afforded under the new Prisons Rules, which are to be tabled in Parliament shortly.
PERTH, (Reuters) – David Warner smashed the fastest test century by an opening batsman as Australia battered India on the first day of the third test today, dismissing the tourists for 161 before racing to within 12 runs of that tally.