Jamaica: Taxi driver found dead, hotel worker arrested

(Jamaica Gleaner) A Montego Bay taxi operator who went missing from his home on Tuesday was found dead in an open lot along Brandon Hill, near downtown Montego Bay, on Thursday, heightening fears that criminals are still carrying out brazen attacks despite the ongoing state of public emergency (SOE) in St James and two other western parishes.

New leader of Venezuela’s ‘Evander’ gang held in Trinidad & Tobago

(Trinidad Guardian) A man known as “El Cu­lon” who on­ly re­cent­ly as­sumed lead­er­ship of the Evan­der gang was one of eight Venezue­lans ar­rest­ed over the week­end in a po­lice ex­er­cise in Point Fortin to­geth­er with a Trinida­di­an man who to­geth­er/who are both con­sid­ered mas­ter­minds of kid­nap­pings, drug traf­fick­ing, gun run­ning and hu­man traf­fick­ing.

Barbados tutor quits after exam results controversy

(Barbados Nation) Reverend Reginald Knight has called it quits. The part-time tutor at the Barbados Community College (BCC) has decided to withdraw his services as a tutor in ethics and citizenship, six days after being embroiled in a controversy over leaked exam results at the Howells Cross Road, St Michael institution.