(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Police have arrested one man after discovering what appears to be a gun factory in east Trinidad.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) PRIME Minister Andrew Holness says governments over the years have ended up holding onto assets that drain the public purse because of the sentiments attached to the State retaining ownership.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) A man was Monday night shot dead and his teenage son shot and injured when a gunman attacked them in Patrick City, a middle-income community in Kingston.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) WHEN 26-year-old Jermaine Clarke learnt that he was a match for his son Zaiden, who desperately needed a liver transplant, he was beside himself with joy, but more importantly, he was relieved.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) What was believed to be the body of a man floating in the Ste Madeleine pond Wednesday afternoon, instead turned out to be a murti (consecrated statue of a Hindu deity).
(JAMAICA GLEANER) A “high priority” probe is now under way into the disappearance of a Portland man whose female companion has reportedly told investigators that he was last seen two weeks ago in the company of a police constable.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Curepe residents in the path of the proposed interchange want the Commissioner of Valuations to appoint an independent negotiator or take up the mantle himself to settle their outstanding compensation matters.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness said that the country is living on past glory and that it was important to invest in the country’s infrastructure – including a new Parliament building – to show that as a people, we are serious about development.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The trial of O’Brian and O’Neil Walters, the brothers charged with the murder of 22-year-old Kahni Erskine who was fatally shot at a gas station on September 22, 2016, started its second day in the St James Circuit Court on Wednesday.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) SOUTHERN Division Sup Yussuf Gaffar yesterday boasted of a high number of seizures of guns and a reduction in murders in his division between January and September this year, as compared to last year for the same period.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) THE Prime Minister rejected charges that he has a Florida bank account as a deliberate plot to defame him by “spurious and wholly untrue allegations.” In a personal explanation in the House of Representations yesterday, Dr Keith Rowley rejected claims by Oropouche East MP Dr Roodal Moonilal in Tuesday’s budget debate that he has a US account with one Vidya Deokiesingh.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) FOUR boys charged with assaulting their schoolmate at the Princes Town West Secondary School are to keep away from the 14-year-old during the course of the court matter.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The Government has divested the operation of the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) to Mexican entity, Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico S.A.B.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) A La Romaine man, accused of robbing three people after they were lured to an area through an online car advertisement, has been granted $300,000 approval bail.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) THREE years ago when Delene Seabourne reunited with her father, her expectation was that the relationship would be long-lasting.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) A HIGH COURT judge has dismissed an application for an injunction sought by a beauty queen pageant contestant against the Miss Universe Organisation.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Head of the Hindustan Shiv mandir Pundit Kasheva Gosine has led devotees in a march against crime, saying many crimes in Princes Town go unreported.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) A family dispute in Manchester on the weekend that left one brother dead and one in police custody has also left their mother and four of their siblings homeless after her house was burnt down.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) Police need help in locating 17-year-old Anjalide De Gannes. Anjalide, a ward of the St.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) Iconic Jamaican fashion designer Ivy Ralph passed away yesterday at Nuttall Hospital in Cross Roads, St Andrew.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, (Reuters) – An earthquake that struck Haiti on Saturday killed 15 people, injured another 300 and destroyed 40 houses, Jerry Chandler, head of the Caribbean country’s civil protection agency, said yesterday.
(Trinidad Express) The Industrial Court has ruled for the Oilfields Workers Trade Union (OWTU) and has issued an injunction restraining Petrotrin from terminating its workers.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s government said yesterday that a jailed opposition lawmaker killed himself by jumping from the 10th floor of the state intelligence agency headquarters (SEBIN) where he was being held, but his party said he was murdered by the government.
(BARBADOS NATION) American Airlines has unveiled the extension of the additional winter capacity from hub cities Charlotte and Miami to Barbados, through its 2019 summer core flight schedule.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) Several criminal charges have been laid against an entertainment coordinator who is accused of raping two female guests at Riu Reggae Hotel in St James.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) About that black coffin that was discovered outside the Port of Spain Magistrate Court early this morning with a dead bird on it and wrapped with a red ribbon.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) This afternoon, the Industrial Court is expected to rule on an application from the Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union to stop State-owned Petrotrin from retrenching workers.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) Embattled real estate attorney, Jennifer Messado, has been struck from the roll of practising attorneys in Jamaica.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) THE police say the caretaker of the Church Of God of Prophecy on Old Harbour Road in Spanish Town, St Catherine, has been held in connection with last month’s murder of pastor James Johnson.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) Sections of the island were rattled by a minor tremor around 9.28 p.m.
(Reuters) An earthquake hit northern Haiti late on Saturday, killing at least 14 people and sparking a scramble by rescue agencies to help residents of the worst-hit towns in the impoverished Caribbean country.
(Sunday Express) Police officers are asking eye-witnesses to come forward and identify a red band maxi taxi and its driver, which left the scene of a road traffic accident which claimed the life of a 64-year-old El Dorado man on Saturday afternoon.
(Sunday Express) Three Colombian women who were “pimping out” girls in Trinidad and Tobago have been captured, Colombia’s state prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Wednesday.
(Reuters) – Right-wing Congressman Jair Bolsonaro took a commanding lead in Brazil’s presidential election yesterday, but the race headed for a second round of voting between him and leftist former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad, according to exit polls and partial results.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) The son of a former deputy commissioner of police was gunned down in Chaguanas a short while ago.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) Comedienne and media personality Elva Ruddock died at the Kingston Public Hospital yesterday morning following what is being described as a brief illness.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Member of Parliament for Laventille East/Morvant Adrian Leonce says his wife who suffered serious injuries to her face after falling at home is recovering after three “extensive surgeries.” Two weeks ago, Leonce posted a statement on social media asking for prayers for his wife who was in a “terrible accident”.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) WHEN Kerrian Powell Simpson took her daughter Adrianna Davis to be vaccinated on June 14, 2017, the mother of five thought it would have been just another regular day.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) Government Senator Kerensia Morrison has urged Jamaicans overseas to help stem the murder rate in their homeland by stopping the shipping of guns into the country.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) Several Jamaicans are forging doctors’ signatures to secure strong pain-relieving drugs such as morphine and pethidine, raising fear among pharmacists that the country could be facing a growing abuse of prescription narcotics.
(Trinidad Express) The Sankat family has expressed thanks to those who offered support and prayers to their son, Nishal Sankat.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A team from the Ministry of Labour and Social Security is to investigate complaints by Jamaican workers employed with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Limited about poor working conditions.
At least six people are reported to have died after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit Caribbean neighbours Haiti on Saturday evening.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) A Jamaican man has been sentenced to eight years in prison in Connecticut for beating his wife unconscious with a lamp.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) A 32-year-old woman is dead and her male passenger fighting for his life after an early morning accident along the Uriah Butler Highway.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) A HIT-and-run accident is what claimed the life of Ken “Professor” Philmore contrary to earlier reports.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) The Manchester police expect that very soon, Demar Scott, the man held by the St James police in connection with the alleged rape of two guests at a resort there, will face identification parades in relation to six rape cases in Mandeville last year.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Police are investigating an incident in which a prison officer’s Tacarigua home was firebombed early yesterday.
(Trinidad Express) A man was shot and killed in Penal yesterday afternoon by two men who broke into the home of his parents.
(Trinidad Express) Five months after he was abducted, victim Darrell Cuffy was released yesterday.