(Jamaica Observer) Two motorcyclists lost their lives after they were involved in a bizarre crash with a minibus in Trelawny on Sunday night.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – As the United States makes its biggest diplomatic push in Latin America in years to try to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the U.S.
(Trinidad Guardian) The South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) is on heightened alert after two children from different schools in South Trinidad died from suspected cases of meningitis.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Days after Markus Myrie, the eldest son of reggae entertainer Buju Banton, had a rant on social media about his father, he returned to Instagram today to express regret.
(Jamaica Observer) Five motor vehicles belonging to patrons who attended Buju Banton’s Long Walk to Freedom concert at the National Stadium on Saturday were stolen outside the venue, while another was broken into and personal items stolen from it.
(Trinidad Express) A woman, who was set on fire during a caesarean section at the San Fernando General Hospital, has won her medical negligence lawsuit against the South-West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA).
(Jamaica Observer) A second United States politician of Jamaican descent is exploring a run for the White House, buoyed by his convincing re-election last week as mayor of the city of Miramar, Florida.
(Trinidad Guardian) An E-commerce consultant has been granted permission to pursue a lawsuit against the Comptroller of the Customs and Excise Division over the seizure of a sex doll.
(Barbados Nation) A mother and son are the island’s latest murder victims after a double homicide at Rices, St Philip tonight.
(Trinidad Guardian) No further layoffs are expected at National Flours Mills Limited (NFM) following a restructuring exercise in which some senior management positions were made redundant.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The banning from priestly ministry of former Bishop of Mandeville Gordon Bennett for sexual harassment has come as a shocker for the local Catholic Church, but Archbishop Emeritus of Kingston, the Reverend Charles Dufour, has questioned whether ill-health might have contributed to his actions.
(Jamaica Observer) Exactly one month after sharing her story in the Sunday Observer, Kerry-Ann Anderson, the mother of five sets of twins, has since been employed full-time on the ancillary staff at the Hydel Group of Schools in St Catherine.
(Barbados Nation) A subcontractor’s first day on the job at Portvale Sugar Factory ended tragically on Saturday afternoon when he fell 70 feet to his death.
(Jamaica Observer) An ex-member of the Uchence Wilson gang on Friday sought to paint himself as a “modern-day Robin Hood,” after surprising the court with the disclosure that he had given away some of the goods he had stolen from a female gang member to the poor.
(Trinidad Guardian) President of the Islamic Missionaries Guild, Imtiaz Mohammed, says T&T cannot rule out the possibility of terror attacks similar to what happened in New Zealand on Friday taking place in this country.
(Jamaica Gleaner) It was a prayerful Buju Banton who graced the stage at the National Stadium in Kingson on Saturday night asking, “have mercy on me”.
(Trinidad Newsday) Mental disorders affects people from adolescence to adulthood, mental health manager at the Ministry of Health, Ashvini Nath said yesterday.
(Trinidad Guardian) A pastor has been awarded more than $430,000 by the High Court for the damages he suffered as a result of several defamatory Facebook posts by a former member of the church.
(Trinidad Guardian) A 34-year-old Arouca man on Friday appeared in the Scarborough Magistrates’ Court facing several charges in connection with an attack on two female British tourists.
(Trinidad Express) An off-duty police officer shot two men who attempted to rob him of his vehicle on Friday night.
HAVANA, (Reuters) – Prince Charles and his wife Camilla embark on a Caribbean tour today during which they will become the first British royals to visit Communist-run Cuba, even as the island faces rising hostility from Britain’s closest ally, the United States.
(Trinidad Express) The Prison Service today responded to photographs circulating on social media showing an inmate posing with what appears to be a firearm in a cell.
(Trinidad Express) A woman who said she was treated in a discriminatory manner after she went to the renew her identification card at the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) in Tunapuna yesterday took to social media to share herordeal.
(Trinidad Guardian) Trinidadian-born Archye Leacock, 65, is running for an elected City Council 9th District Seat in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, on May 21, 2019.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Forty-eight hours before Buju Banton hit the stage for his first performance after being released from a United States prison, Markus Myrie launched a tirade against his celebrated father on Instagram.
(Trinidad Guardian) He migrated from this country at a young age and has been dominating headlines in the United States after he was accepted into not one, not two…not even three but 17 universities.
(Jamaica Observer) Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday said payments from the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) have been discontinued in the wake of accusation from the Opposition People’s National Party that State resources were being used to “buy votes” ahead of the April 4 by-election in Portland Eastern.
(Trinidad Guardian) Women are not always the victim in sexual harassment issues since some can entice employers with promised sexual attention to get favourable treatment, says Joint Select Committee member Hazel Thompson-Ahye.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The Inter-American Development Bank yesterday voted to replace the representative of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with an economist backed by opposition leader Juan Guaido, in a major setback for the Maduro government.
AMSTERDAM, (Reuters) – The Netherlands and the United States reached an agreement yesterday to use facilities on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao for possible distribution of aid to nearby Venezuela, Curacao’s prime minister said.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Brazil and the United States could work together to build small nuclear reactors, Brazil’s mines and energy minister told Reuters yesterday, adding that the South American nation is also ready to open uranium mining to foreigners.
(Trinidad Express) The Ummah T&T Muslim Lobby Group is condemning the mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday Juma’ah prayers in New Zealand which killed 49 people and injured a similar number, some seriously.
(Barbados Nation) Another school has closed because of environmental issues. And Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw is asking parents and teachers for their patience.
(Trinidad Guardian) Supplemental Police uncovered and removed a fake ATM panelling device that was hiding a cellphone used to capture images of customers’ pin numbers at Scotiabank’s Freeport ATM unit.
(Jamaica Observer) British actor Aml Ameen is among the celebrities in Kingston for tomorrow’s Long Walk To Freedom concert featuring Buju Banton at the National Stadium.
(Trinidad Guardian) Caribbean Airlines will seek legal advice concerning the lease agreement it has in place for a batch of Boeing 737 Max-8 planes to boost its fleet in December.
(Trinidad Guardian) A 34-year-old man is expected to appear in a Scarborough Magistrate’s Court today charged with the kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault of two United Kingdom tourists.
(Trinidad Guardian) The daughter of slain Tobago businessman and retired police sergeant Donald Parks has broken her silence mere days after the incident, calling for swift justice in his case.
(Trinidad Express) Trinidad and Tobago nationals seeking to renew US visas will no longer have to to go through an interview process, once they do it within a year.
(Jamaica Observer) The police are reporting that a licensed firearm holder fatally shot three men during an attempted a robbery at his home in Portmore, St Catherine last night.
(Trinidad Express) Relatives of 17-year-old Shania Ramjitsingh are pleading for the public’s assistance in finding her.
(Trinidad Guardian) Former Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan has apologised to masquerader Candice Santana for his offensive tone and comments, but she is not accepting it.
(Trinidad Guardian) Scores of people hoping to get to Miami from Piarco International Airport were getting ready to board their flight around 3 pm yesterday when they were turned back and told to leave the departure gate.
SUZANO, Brazil, (Reuters) – Two gunmen wearing face masks entered a Brazilian school yesterday and shot dead at least five teenagers as well as two school officials, before fatally turning their gun on themselves, police said.
(Trinidad Guardian) Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is a relieved man after his cardiologist delivered good news saying that there is no need for heart surgery.
(Trinidad Express) Police have little to go on except CCTV footage that captured the murders of two men in Couva on Carnival Friday.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The Jamaica Customs Agency says it has sent to the finance ministry recommendations from travellers for an increase in the duty-free limit.
(Barbados Nation) Barbados has been blacklisted by the European Union (EU), and faces the threat of “sanctions”, including reduced funding.
(Trinidad Guardian) High Court judge Maria Wilson has ordered that Osama Bin Laden’s son, Hamza Bin Laden, be named a terrorist in this country, and have all his assets frozen.
(Trinidad Guardian) Netflix has snapped up the television rights for the as yet to be published debut novel of T&T national Caroline MacKenzie, which tells the tale of a Venezuelan family living in this country illegally.