(Trinidad Guardian) At the end of their restructuring process, the Telecommunications Service of T&T (TSTT) intends to send home 700 employees said Ronald Walcott, TSTT’s CEO.
(Jamaica Observer) Rumours have been swirling that a court case may have led to the death of 46-year-old Nadine Brown, who was executed at her home in Retreat District, St Thomas, yesterday morning.
PORT OF SPAIN, (Reuters) – Authorities in Trinidad and Tobago yesterday arrested 75 Cubans who are seeking asylum in the Caribbean island nation, after the group camped out for about three weeks outside the United Nations office in the capital, seeking humanitarian aid.
(Barbados Nation) It could have been handled differently. That’s the opinion of Queen’s Counsel Michael Lashley, when his four clients – three Colombians and a Guyanese – faced the District “C” St Matthias Magistrates’ Court yesterday.
Police need help in locating 16-year-old Jamaica Girandi Rojas Campo. Jamaica, was last seen at her Moninam Street, St.
(Jamaica Observer) FIVE years ago when Constable Collis ‘Chucky’ Brown joked about signing away his freedom during a meeting with officials from the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) after detailing his role in the deaths of three men in Clarendon, he had no idea he was, in fact, sealing his fate.
(Antigua Observer) Two men whose bodies were fished out of a pond in St.
(Trinidad Express) Torrential rainfall fueled by the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affected all fourteen Municipalities on Thursday.
(Trinidad Guardian) Two men have been acquitted of murdering a pensioner during a botched robbery over a decade ago.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Cane farmers were stunned into silence on Wednesday after Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw warned them against resisting the development of traditional sugar estates for other purposes.
(Trinidad Guardian) An aspiring mechanic was murdered in Carenage during a drive-by shooting in the area on Wednesday night.
(Trinidad Newsday) Hours before Special Reserve Constable Michael Youksee shot dead his estranged common-law wife and then turned the gun on himself on Sunday, he wrote three letters.
(Trinidad Guardian) Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith and senior members of the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit are currently focusing on three alleged gang leaders and their “shooters” whose photos were leaked in a social media post yesterday.
(Trinidad Express) Two men who admitted that they robbed a fast food outlet at gunpoint are expected to be sentenced in a week’s time.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The much-anticipated committal hearing for Kerry-Ann Cunningham, the teacher charged in connection with the death of a student at the Anchovy Primary School in St James, was put off until December 5, when she appeared in the St James Parish Court yesterday.
(Trinidad Guardian) Over 100 workers are expected to be sent home as the Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) begins the implementation of its “new structure.” Confirmation of the move came via a letter from the company to the Communications Workers’ Union (CWU) on Monday.
(Barbados Nation) Prime Minister Mia Mottley has thrown a lifeline for pensioners feeling the squeeze under Barbados’ domestic debt restructuring programme.
(Trinidad Newsday) A Trinidadian man is suspected of slashing the throat of his girlfriend in their Brooklyn apartment yesterday, after which he slit his own wrists.
(Jamaica Observer) Vere Technical High School physical education teacher Sashauna Wellington was arrested and charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley is paying an official three-day visit to the Republic of Suriname from today, Wednesday, November 14, to Friday, November 16.
(Trinidad Express) A SENIOR magistrate has made reference to the seriousness of the allegation against the four men, including two police officers, charged with the kidnapping of housewife Natalie Pollonais for ransom.
(Trinidad Express) Police are yet to identify a man who suffered multiple injuries when he jumped in front of a passing car on Tuesday night.
(Trinidad Guardian) Heavily armed masked police officers from an elite unit blocked all vehicular traffic along Railway Road in Chaguanas yesterday, as they escorted Barataria businessman Jerome Ollivierre, 28, to the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court.
(Barbados Nation) Hundreds of students at Grantley Adams Memorial School are on a “hunger strike”.
(Trinidad Guardian) Although Kevon Richardson was not a major player on police’s radar, his connection to the criminal underworld and “running his mouth” may have cost him his life.
(Barbados Nation) The two officials from the Washington University of Barbados (WUB) accused of defrauding Asha “Mrs Ram” Mirchandani with four bounced cheques were granted $200 000 bail each yesterday.
(Barbados Nation) The people of Hong Kong and Norway are the only ones in the world now paying higher gasoline prices than Bajans.
(Jamaica Gleaner) An Ananda Alert has been activated for 16-year-old Jessica Burrell of Mobberly Avenue, Duhaney Park, St Andrew and her four-month-old daughter Jaeunique Collins.
(Trinidad Express) A Princes Town man who was shot in both legs by police two months ago was found dead near his home on Tuesday.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The killing of a parent in front of Lannaman’s Preparatory School in St Andrew yesterday has left a school community in shock.
(Jamaica Observer) Promising Class Three athlete Moesha James has been transferred from Vere Technical to Hydel High, after it was alleged that she was beaten with a “PVC” pipe by a female coach on November 1.
(Trinidad Guardian) A man accused of inciting acts of racial violence via social media has been sent to the St Ann’s Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.
(Trinidad Newsday) POLICE constable Sharon Roop, who last week won a high court matter which gives her the right to wear her hijab as part of her police uniform, chose a blue hijab to wear to work.
(Jamaica Observer) One of the suspects in last week’s bloodbath that left three brothers and one of their spouses dead was killed during a gunfight with the police in Westmoreland yesterday morning.
(Trinidad Guardian) Two men are in police custody after a car chase and shootout in Trincity on Monday.
(Barbados Nation) Madeline Holder’s family went all out for her 100th birthday yesterday.
(Jamaica Observer) A St James man has been fined $100,000 after pleading guilty to attempting to bribe a police officer.
(Trinidad Express) Contractor Robert Cupid was crushed under of his company’s trucks on Saturday.
(Jamaica Observer) The police have activated a High Alert for 12-year-old Mario Dayes of Tavern Drive, Kingston 7 who has been reported missing since Wednesday, November 7.
(Trinidad Express) TWO men were shot and killed around midday in Arima yesterday in what the police said were revenge killings for a murder allegedly committed by the two on Saturday.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Following the murders of 43-year-old Dionne Smith and her 16-year-old daughter, Jay-Shenel Gordon, committed by Smith’s common-law husband in September, two pastors are urging women to leave abusive relationships and to be careful in choosing their life partners.
(Trinidad Newsday) Women now have a place to go to see about their every female health issue, including pregnancy, cancer, obstetric/gynaecology problems and even infertility, all under one roof.
(Trinidad Guardian) The tainted love between two police officers turned tragic in Mt D’Or, Champs Fleurs, yesterday, after SRP Michael Youksee turned his service weapon on WPC Rackel Kipps, the mother of his two-year-old daughter, killing her before using the gun to also end his own life.
(Trinidad Guardian) With the recent announcement of a new elite unit to tackle white-collar crime in T&T and promises that the “Big Fish” will be arrested and brought to justice, Commissioner of Police (CoP) Gary Griffith is assuring that it will not be a unit engaging in witch-hunt.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Sugar marketer Jamaica Cane Products Sales Limited (JCPS) is laying off its entire staff as it contemplates winding down the business, Chairman Karl James confirmed on Friday, even as it looks to the Government for help.
(Barbados Nation) A major case related to the collapse of CLICO has finally been settled, releasing millions of dollars for the benefit of policyholders.
(Jamiaca Gleaner) Outstanding Jamaican educator Keisha Hayle has been selected among the three recipients of this year’s Jamaica Education Task Force UK Meritorious Award for education.
(Trinidad Newsday) The Venezuelan woman who allegedly sold her two-month-old baby boy for US$20,000 will not be reunited with her offspring until the investigation by the Counter Trafficking Unit of the TT Police Service is finished.
(Trinidad Express) Popular Chef Joe Brown and a BP employee Joanna Banks were killed yesterday morning when a car ploughed through a group of bicycle riders on the Beetham Highway.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – Three million Venezuelans have fled economic and political crisis in their homeland, most since 2015, the United Nations said on Thursday.