(Trinidad Express) A UNITED States bride and her husband are suing Sandals Resorts for US$30 million, claiming that after they booked their dream wedding at one of its properties in the Bahamas, the woman was molested by the butler assigned to their hotel room.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Barack Obama’s historic presidency was a “disappointment” for black people, a retired Jamaican businessman now living in the United States (US) has asserted.
(Jamaica Observer) The police yesterday exhumed the partially decomposed body of a female Caucasian suspected to be that of 72-year-old US national Nancy Hardy, who has been missing since Saturday.
(Trinidad Guardian) Radhica Dass, the mother of rescued kidnap victim Maria Dass-Supersad, last night thanked Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith for the quick and efficient work on his men.
(Jamaica Observer) The boy’s father, 41-year-old Andrew McLean, otherwise known as Killa or Peter, was found dead outside their home in Bell Rock, off Olympic Way in Kingston.
(Trinidad Guardian) Homicide investigators believe popular mechanic Winston Luke’s murder was a consequence of crimes committed by one of his sons.
(Trinidad Guardian) A woman from central Trinidad, who lost a little over $20,000 in a bank phishing scam earlier this year, has been reimbursed by Scotiabank.
BUENOS AIRES/WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Argentina and China are aiming to close a deal within days for the construction of the South American nation’s fourth nuclear power plant, a multi-billion dollar project that would cement Beijing’s deepening influence in a key regional U.S.
(Trinidad Guardian) A Point Fortin woman died of a heart attack while receiving treatment at Port-of-Spain General Hospital after she was knocked down while crossing the road in St Clair on Wednesday morning.
(Trinidad Express) An attempt was made by several courageous people to stop the abduction of UWI staff member Maria Dass-Supersad.
(Trinidad Express) A pregnant woman was beaten and robbed in Port of Spain on Tuesday.
(Trinidad Express) It cost Trinidad and Tobago $7 million a year to operate a High Commission in Uganda.
(Jamaica Observer) Forty-two-year-old Nicole Vassell of Roehampton Drive, Kingston 19, and Toronto, Canada has been missing since Monday, November 27, the police have reported.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump yesterday sanctioned the wife of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and one of his aides under a new executive order allowing Washington to target Nicaraguan officials for a crackdown on anti-government protests.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A taxi operator today detailed how three policemen took Clarendon resi-dent Andrew Bisson into a board house, where he was shot and killed.
(Trinidad Guardian) Minister in the Ministry of Education Dr Lovell Francis says T&T is facing a “watershed” economic moment and must develop its human capital if it is to survive economic ruin.
(Antigua Observer) The Bank of Nova Scotia has been stopped from proceeding with any sale of its operations in Antigua and Barbuda until an application is made to the Government and approval given.
(Jamaica Observer) A Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) trainee pilot flying a helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in an open field in St Catherine yesterday morning and, miraculously, survived the frightening ordeal.
(Barbados Nation) The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) will be looking to part ways with 75 of its workers before the end of this week.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) says it is carrying out the necessary investigations and recovery procedures in relation to this morning’s helicopter crash.
(Trinidad Express) MORE than 500 police patrol vehicles worth tens of millions of dollars have ended up as scrap over the past three years.
(Trinidad Newsday) Relatives of a woman locked up in a Syrian prison for just under a year wants the state to assist in having her repatriated.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A female driver walked away unhurt after her car ran off the road near the Portmore Toll Plaza this morning and ended up in the sea.
(Jamaica Observer) Come Saturday, December 1, Jamaican singer Dalton Harris will contest the finals of the British-televised talent show X Factor .
(Jamaica Gleaner) Vice Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Sir Hilary Beckles has reported that The University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom (UK) has agreed to pay reparations for £200 million (approximately J$34 billion) taken from the Caribbean.
By Peter Ray Blood (Trinidad Guardian) The calypso fraternity was in mourning yesterday as news spread of the death of one of the last surviving legends, Lord Superior (Andrew Marcano).
(Trinidad Express) Iconic calypsonian, Lord Superior (Andrew Marcano) passed away yesterday. Superior, a cancer survivor, had fallen ill earlier this year and had been ailing for some months.
(Trinidad Newsday) A 51-year-old deportee, who was recently charged with a sexual offence, has been held in relation to the killing of pensioner Yvonne Nicholson, who has dual citizenship for Trinidad & Tobago and the US.
(Trinidad Guardian) T&T’s former porous borders have “hardened” in the last two weeks with approximately 70 people apprehended, seeking illegal entry, says National Security Minister Stuart Young.
(Barbados Nation) The mood at the state-owned Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) on Friday was sombre as some staff members got their retrenchment letters.
(Trinidad Guardian) The State has agreed to pay almost $75,000 in compensation to a woman who fell into a defective manhole in Princes Town.
(Jamaica Observer) Jamaican singer Dalton Harris yesterday broke his silence and responded to the firestorm of criticism which has been swirling on social media following the release of a photograph which sees him sitting on the leg of fellow X Factor competitor Brendan Murray.
(Trinidad Newsday) THE police Cyber Crime Unit is investigating a third death threat against Commissioner Gary Griffith, which was received at the E999 Command Centre on Thursday night.
(Trinidad Guardian) Two police officers involved in a vehicular accident in Central Trinidad yesterday will no longer be allowed to drive whilst on duty.
HAMILTON, Bermuda, (Reuters) – Bermuda’s top court ruled yesterday that legislation banning same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, rejecting a government bid to overturn an earlier court ruling that reached the same conclusion.
(Trinidad Guardian) T&T is not ready to make international law a law here regarding people seeking asylum and refugee status as it just cannot afford too, especially with regards to housing and education.
QUITO, (Reuters) – Ecuador needs some $550 million to provide aid to Venezuelan citizens fleeing their country’s economic crisis, and hopes to raise the funds through donations from multilateral agencies and nearby countries, an Ecuadorean official said yesterday.
SANTIAGO, (Reuters) – President Sebastian Pinera said yesterday that justice would be served following a controversial police raid that last week ended in the shooting death of an indigenous Mapuche man in the restive Araucania region of south-central Chile.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Senior Superintendent of Police Anthony Castelle, who had been on trial over the past two years for shooting a pregnant woman during a high-speed police chase in 2016, collapsed and had to be hospitalised after he was found guilty in the St James Parish Circuit Court yesterday.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Senior Superintendent of Police Anthony Castelle, who had been on trial over the past two years for shooting a pregnant woman during a high-speed police chase in 2016, collapsed and had to be hospitalised after he was found guilty in the St James Parish Circuit Court today.
(Jamaica Observer) In May this year when six-month-old Javier Wilson was shot in the head by callous gunmen, his parents were distraught by the experience.
(Trinidad Guardian) It’ll be more of a Silent Night this Christmas: “scratch” bombs have at last been banned and declared illegal.
(Jamaica Observer) Three policemen who reportedly took a man into custody after he was freed by the court and demanded and accepted US$200 and $58,000 for his release are scheduled to return to the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on December 4.
(Trinidad Guardian) Unless secondary crime prevention is implemented quickly, T&T could be saddled with more than 100,000 new criminals in the next five years.
GUATEMALA CITY, (Reuters) – A Guatemalan court sentenced a former soldier to 5,160 years in prison yesterday for the massacre of 171 people in what is considered one of the worst atrocities in that country’s 36-year civil war.
(Trinidad Guardian) A 35-year-old Princes Town man accused of issuing death threats to Police Commissioner Gary Griffith and his wife has been sent for a psychiatric evaluation.
(Trinidad Guardian) A police manhunt is on in New York for a Trinidad and Tobago man whose penis was bitten by a woman he beat unconscious before trying to force her to have oral sex on him.
(Jamaica Gleaner) There are times when talk is not enough, and strong, maybe even controversial actions, have to be taken.
(Jamaica Observer) JAMAICA has placed a temporary ban on the importation of romaine lettuce because of the E.
(Trinidad Newsday) State carrier Caribbean Airlines Ltd will soon add 12 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft to its fleet, starting in the fourth quarter of 2019.