(Trinidad Guardian) The Estate Management and Business Development Company Ltd (EMBD) has filed its TT$200 million cartel claim against former housing minister Dr Roodal Moonilal, two former executives and a group of contractors.
CARACAS/HOUSTON, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA is siphoning oil from its cash-paying joint ventures with foreign firms to feed its domestic refineries, two sources close to the matter told Reuters, at a time when late debt payments have triggered defaults.
(Jamaica Gleaner) “A suh it go, man.” That was the reaction of dancehall artiste Ninja Man as he and his co-accused were led from the Home Circuit Court in handcuffs Monday afternoon.
UNITED NATIONS, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Rich nations responsible for climate change need to help rebuild the Caribbean island of Barbuda where living conditions remain “primitive” more than two months after Hurricane Irma, Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne said yesterday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States will end in July 2019 a special status given to about 59,000 Haitian immigrants that protects them from deportation, senior Trump administration officials said yesterday.
(Jamaica Observer) Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck is increasing the pressure on judges to deliver judgments in a timely manner, despite criticisms that he could come across as appearing to interfere with the work of the judiciary.
(Trinidad Guardian) A and V Oil and Gas limited, through its attorneys, says any discrepancies between reported oil production in its Exploration and Production Operations and the actual production receipts at Pointe-a-Pierre is the fault of state-owned Petrotrin.
(Trinidad Guardian) When everyone felt that the case was closed on the kidnap and murder of United States citizen Balram “Balo” Maharaj, comes news that new motions have been filed in the Federal Court in Washington DC, which could see a new trial for the seven convicted Trinidadians.
(Trinidad Guardian) Stop embarrassing the Chinese government and people! That was Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s rebuke to the Opposition in Parliament yesterday, after being pressed on the change of plans for his China trip.
CARACAS/BOGOTA, (Reuters) – Veteran Venezuelan opposition leader Antonio Ledezma, under house arrest since 2015 for alleged coup plotting, escaped across the border to Colombia yesterday.
(Trinidad Guardian) A 30-year-old man, on his way to the barbershop in preparation for one of his daughters’ birthday celebration yesterday, was gunned down moments after dropping off the child at school.
The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) says it has been notified by Petrotrin that there was an oil spill on Wednesday six nautical miles off Trinidad in the Soldado North Field, Gulf of Paria.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s sacked former chief prosecutor yesterday asked the International Criminal Court to capture and try President Nicolas Maduro and other top officials for crimes against humanity over murders by police and military officers.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Mexico’s economy minister said yesterday he did not agree with statements made by U.S.
(Trinidad Guardian) Former diplomat Reginald Dumas says “it is highly unusual” for China to withdraw an invitation to a foreign leader, and it does “represent on the face of it a snub.” He was commenting on China’s decision to withdraw an invitation to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to attend talks in Beijing later this month.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Last March, Chief Justice Maikel Moreno shocked Venezuela when his Supreme Court nullified the powers of the National Assembly and transferred them to the 32-judge tribunal.
(Trinidad Guardian) Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says he is disappointed by the actions of some 13 of 15 Immigration officers who failed to show up for duty at the Piarco International Airport on Sunday, resulting in hundreds of travellers having to wait for close to five hours to be processed.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s cash-strapped government yesterday vowed it was making debt payments responsibly, even as two ratings agencies declared partial default on a crippling debt load that has fueled hunger and disease.
(Trinidad Guardian) National Security Minister Edmund Dillon says action will be taken against Immigration officers found in breach of the Immigration Act following the chaos caused by apparent sick-out action at the Piarco International Airport on Sunday.
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Dancehall artiste Unicorn was on Sunday shot dead by unknown assailants on Bowens Road in Kingston 13.
(Trinidad Guardian) Hundreds of arriving passengers had to wait for several hours yesterday to be cleared by immigration as only two officers were on duty as several international flights touched down at Piarco International Airport.
(Trinidad Guardian) Trinidad and Tobago country imported $32.7 billion in food—mainly fruits and vegetables, cereals, dairy and meat—between 2011 and 2016.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said yesterday the country would never default on its debt, a day before debt talks with creditors that will be overseen by two officials under sanction by the United States.
(Trinidad Guardian) One of the issues the forensic audit currently being completed by Kroll Consulting Canada Co (Kroll) will seek to answer is why A&V Oil and Gas’ daily oil production fell by 65 per cent in a matter of two months.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Forensic recovery of evidence data centre devices that can extract data from computers and smartphones, along with other critical pieces of equipment to aid in the fight against corruption, were yesterday handed over to the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) by the United States Embassy.