(Trinidad Express) Presidential nominee Paula Mae Weekes is likely to have her historic elevation into office with full support from both the Government and Opposition benches.
(Jamaica Observer) Director of Elections Orrette Fisher confirmed Thursday that the process of registration for political parties has already begun.
(Trinidad Express) The body of a man was found dumped in bushes off Chickland, Freeport yesterday.
(Trinidad Guardian) Madame Justice Paula-Mae Weekes is likely to become the country’s first female President.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States imposed sanctions yesterday on four current or former Venezuelan government officials, including an ex-food minister who is accused of corruption and mismanagement of the country’s food supply.
(Trinidad Express) Chutney Soca Monarch is back on, says Southex chief executive officer George Singh.
(Trinidad Guardian) Chief Justice Ivor Archie is being blamed for the situation in which the courts now find themselves asking jurors to bring their lunches because caterers are no longer accepting vouchers.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – A nephew of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pleaded guilty yesterday to U.S.
(Trinidad Express) A single gunshot to the head ended the life of a mother of two found dumped in bushes in Barrackpore yesterday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department yesterday rescinded an Obama administration policy that had eased enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that legalized the drug, instead giving federal prosecutors wide latitude to pursue criminal charges.
(Trinidad Express) Earthquakes, measuring magnitude 4.5 were recorded by the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre on Wednesday morning.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Drinking alcohol produces a harmful chemical in the body which can lead to permanent genetic damage in the DNA of stem cells, increasing the risk of cancer developing, according to research published on Wednesday.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Mexico is failing to root out money laundering because it uses a reactive case-by-case investigation approach and law enforcement agencies suffer from corruption, according to a report on Wednesday by an international body that fights illicit cash.
(Trinidad Express) A Couva man was shot dead, and two others wounded in Couva on Tuesday night.
(Trinidad Express) A Chase Village mother of two is the first woman killed this year.
(Trinidad Guardian) Over the past four years, the month of January was proven as the bloodiest month in each year, and this year seems to be following the same trend as four murders were committed in first nine hours of the new year.
(Jamaica Observer) NAIN, St Elizabeth — Chalk-white dust was in abundance, leaving its mark on socks and shoes as high-profile visitors and journalists walked the pier at Port Kaiser, a few miles south of here on Friday.
SAN JOSE, (Reuters) – A plane crash in Costa Rica on Sunday killed 10 U.S.
(Trinidad Guardian) Caribbean Airlines Limited (CAL)’s entire fleet of five ATR 72-600 turboprop aircraft have been down for the last three days, forcing the airline to press into service its fleet of Boeing-737-800 jet aircraft to alleviate the backlog of stranded passengers.
LIMA, (Reuters) – Last week, as Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski scrambled to survive a bid in Congress to oust him in the wake of a graft scandal, his jailed authoritarian predecessor Alberto Fujimori called on his loyalists in Congress to save the head-of-state.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Five Jamaicans are among 13 people who died in a massive fire at an apartment building in the Bronx in New York City last night.
(Jamaica Observer) Wisynco Group Ltd made history on Thursday as it listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Main Market with $6.17 billion in equity, the single largest amount secured from investors in Jamaica through an initial public offering (IPO).
(Trinidad Express) A Diego Martin man is expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate charged with the December 5 murder of Keon Allister Patterson aka “Sasha Fierce”.
(Trinidad Express) Sports Minister Darryl Smith is responding to a video posted on social media sites that shows him in an embrace with a woman.
(Jamaica Gleaner) In its 12th edition of the annual Best Countries for Business report, Jamaica is ranked the highest among Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries, while Haiti is ranked among the worst three countries in the world for doing business.