(Trinidad Express) Police say they have discovered a crack cocaine making laboratory in Carapichaima.
(Barbados Nation) A new post will be created to keep an eagle eye on Government spending and especially state-owned enterprises.
(Trinidad Newsday) While his homeland hasn’t even begun to discuss whether or not to decriminalise marijuana use for medical purposes, let alone fully legalise the herb, Trinidadian Clint Seukeran is set to go on a financial high as he was among six people selected by the Canadian government to be licensed retailers of marijuana in Ontario.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Over the past month, Jade McLaren has shared video calls each Sunday with friend Miss Universe Jamaica 2014 finalist Zandrea Bailey.
(Jamaica Observer) A police constable is now in hospital nursing a facial wound after he was reportedly shot, accidentally, by one of his colleagues during an operation to apprehend wanted men in Portland yesterday.
(Trinidad Express) A Penal father is pleading for assistance in locating his 16-year-old daughter who did not return home last Friday.
(Trinidad Guardian) An Arima man was gunned down moments after leaving his home yesterday.
(Trinidad Guardian) Two days of “intense” policing saw 138 people arrested by police over the weekend.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Already faced with a shortage of science teachers, the local education system could be in further trouble as a United Kingdom-based education recruitment agency is planning another raid on Jamaica.
(Trinidad Newsday) The art of practising black magic in Trinidad & Tobago has become the subject of a police and immigration investigation, the suspects being nationals from India.
(Trinidad Guardian) Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says there is a crisis in the outbreak of H1N1 or swine flu in Trinidad especially in the southern part of the country where there have been three reported deaths.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A Canadian woman died this morning from injuries she sustained in a motor vehicle crash involving popular entertainer Munga Honorable.
(Trinidad Guardian) A 16-year-old Trinidad and Tobago national has been captured on the battlefield in Syria with fighters for the Islamic State, a report in the New York Times says.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The partial shutdown of the United States Government has started to impact operations at its embassy in Kingston, but Jamaicans will continue to have their visa applications processed, at least for now.
(Trinidad Guardian) Take the free vaccines to guard against swine flu, was the advice from Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh on Friday after he revealed there have been 17 lab-confirmed cases of Influenza A (H1N1) in the last year.
(Trinidad Express) A couple was killed early on Saturday after their vehicle hit the concrete bridge spanning the Guyamare River on the Uriah Butler Highway.
(Trinidad Express) The family of slain Couva fish vendor Samuel Sookdeo were bracing for more gunfire during his wake last week.
(Trinidad Guardian) A staggering 500 police vehicles have been taken out of service over the past three years and Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith blames an inefficient maintenance system for the ongoing problem.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Following the revelation that a child reportedly died from the dreaded dengue virus, health officials and directors from the Portland Municipal Corporation have launched a public education campaign to sensitise residents about the need to clean up their surroundings.
(Trinidad Guardian) The Health Ministry is on high alert for cases of Swine Flu following the death of a third patient from the deadly virus.
(Trinidad Express) The body of a man found with bullet wounds to the face in Cunupia last week has been identified as missing taxi-driver Anton Jacelon-Moore.
(Barbados Nation) She initially lodged a charge against her common-law husband for assault, but after conversing with some other women in the District “A” courtyard, a Guyanese woman decided to drop the matter against him.
(Trinidad Express) Two criminals who went “shopping” at George Street, Port of Spain this afternoon, left the store with multiple bullets wounds.
(Trinidad Guardian) A group of Venezuelans who are living in Trinidad and Tobago are questioning the relationship between the Government and Nicolas Maduro regime, in light of the questions surrounding the legitimacy of Maduro’s new regime.
(Jamaica Observer) There was an attempted prison break at the Fort Augusta Adult Correctional Centre for women yesterday, the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has informed.
(Jamaica Observer) THE parents of the newborn baby who was snatched from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital on Tuesday say they are optimistic that their son will be returned to them.
(Trinidad Guardian) A Tabaquite woman has died from swine flu. Relatives said medical officials only confirmed Nicole Seecharan contracted the deadly H1 N1 virus days after her death.
(Barbados Nation) Tuesday night’s killing of a tattoo artist, who was shot 16 times, has left his family in a state of shock.
(Barbados Nation) Several mourners turned up at St Stephen’s Anglican Church on Wednesday afternoon for a funeral service, but the corpse never made an appearance.
(Barbados Nation) About 46 sugar workers are being cut from the Barbados Agricultural Management Company (BAMC).
(Trinidad Express) A WOMAN who allegedly had sexual intercourse with her 15-year-old stepson has been sent to St Ann’s Hospital for evaluation.
(Jamaica Observer) SUZETT Whyte, who lost her second child due to pregnancy complications in 2017, was over the moon when she gave birth to a healthy baby boy.
(Trinidad Guardian) While most children would scream and run away from the sight of fire consuming their home, 11-year-old Jarell King was convinced that he could have saved his family’s house in Sobo Village, La Brea on Tuesday.
QUITO, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Indigenous leaders from tropical forest nations have urged Californian regulators to reject a proposed international carbon trading scheme, arguing it would violate forest peoples’ rights.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Prime Minister Andrew Holness has reported that 20 people were murdered in the first seven days of 2019.
(Barbados Nation) Barbados has recorded its first murder for 2019. Police say investigations are continuing into the unnatural death of a Shaqullie Toppin 24-year-old St Michael resident, who was shot around 9:55 last night at Danesbury near Retreat Road Black Rock.
(Trinidad Newsday) A PRINCES Town magistrate sentenced a 49-year-old man to 30 days in jail after he admitted to stealing five panties and other clothes from a woman.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaican schoolchildren are being fed a steady diet of genetically modified foods, with the full knowledge and consent of the State, exposing them to potential nutritional deficiencies and, in the process, marginalising local farmers, Audley Shaw, minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, admitted yesterday.
(Jamaica Observer) Scores of people who descended on the scene of an alleged robbery at the gully at Tangerine Place on Half-Way-Tree Road, St Andrew, yesterday rejoiced that the accused had been shot.
Police need help in locating 15-year-old Sherine Sooklal. Sherine, of Sealy Trace, Preysal, was last seen at her home around 10:30pm, last Friday.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazil’s National Security Adviser Augusto Heleno said yesterday that right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro had not offered to host a U.S.
(Trinidad Express) New security measures are to be implemented to ensure the safety of all tourists, including cruise passengers, who visit this country.
(Trinidad Express) Two men were gunned in Princes Town before daybreak yesterday. They were identified as Oswald Alleyne, 63, of Watts Road, New Grant, and Mark Stephen, 41, of King Street, Princes Town.
(Jamaica Observer) Green Book, the comedy drama about Jamaican-born classical pianist Dr Don Shirley, was one of the big winners at Sunday’s Golden Globes in Los Angeles.
(Trinidad Guardian) Eight days after her son was shot dead near his Sangre Grande home, Ann Marie Stephen says she is now being targeted by gang members in her community and is appealing to Police Commissioner Gary Griffith for immediate protection.
(Trinidad Guardian) The Government is not magic, the Government is management. These were the words used by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to end the first half of his two-part televised lecture series on the economic status of the country.
(Trinidad Express) A taxi driver hired to transport a man to collect money in Cunupia, was killed on Sunday.
(Trinidad Express) Police are investigating the death of a 35 year old nail technician found hanging in her hair and nail salon in Couva on Thursday.
(Jamaica Observer) JULIET Johnson-Clarke, already faced with the challenge of her son being continuously bullied, has now been asked by the Glenmuir Preparatory School to withdraw him in the “interest/preservation of [the] school’s name”.
(Trinidad Guardian) One of the men who appeared in an ISIS video speaking about life in Trinidad and Tobago has been captured fighting with ISIS in Syria.