– toddler, 20-year-old nursing gunshot wounds (Jamaica Observer) – A two-year-old boy in York Town, Farm Pen in Clarendon is this morning waking up with the sting of a gunshot injury, and perhaps the memory of a door being kicked in and the explosions and blood that followed.
(Trinidad Guardian) – A magistrate has reported one of his colleagues for alleged misconduct, and the matter is now in the hands of Chief Justice Ivor Archie.
– UNC MP (Trinidad Express) Opposition MP Dr Tim Gopeesingh on Saturday charged that Government was carrying out a policy of political discrimination that was targeting one particular ethnic grouping in T&T.
(Trinidad Express) Presi-dent George Maxwell Richards and Prime Minister Patrick Manning, as well as government ministers and opposition MPs, should not get salary increases because of the current economic downturn in the country.
Education minister takes firm stance against foreign students (Antigua Sun) – A stern warning has gone out to non-national parents who may be pondering getting their children into the school system next term.
(Trinidad Express) – Haitian priest Fr Enel Almeus will not be excommunicated from the Catholic Church for having sex.
(Trinidad Express) – Police Constable Dave Burnett has temporarily escaped the hangman’s noose because of a glaring error committed by the judge who presided over his trial.
Minimal Caribbean growth expected The World Bank has said it could lend up to $14 billion to Latin American and Caribbean countries in the fiscal year that began this month.
(Jamaica Gleaner) – Prime Minister, Bruce Golding has sought to defend the government’s imminent return to a borrowing relationship with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
(Jamaica Observer) – A Nigerian software engineer, who is accused of marrying three Jamaican women over a six-month period last year, was offered bail in the sum of $200,000 in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.
(Jamaica Observer) – A Jamaican woman who has been convicted for dealing in illegal drugs by a British court has asked that country’s immigration department not to deport her because she is a lesbian and would be persecuted if sent back to her homeland.
(Trinidad Express) – A man died inside his car while waiting for his daughter outside a primary school on Wednesday.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A prominent businessman in Little London Westmoreland, Jamaica was murdered yesterday morning.
(Antigua Sun) – Guyanese Mark Pluck was denied bail after his lawyer Vere Bird Jr made an application on his behalf before Chief Magistrate Ivan Walters.
(Antigua Sun) – A 21-year-old Bolans man was allegedly raped at gunpoint early Monday morning and the police are investigating the incident.
No ALBA for DomRep The President of the Dominican Republic Leonel Fernandez has been quoted as saying he hasn’t considered making his country part of the Venezuelan-backed political and economic grouping known as ALBA.
-escape with $2M, fire shots Armed bandits on Monday evening robbed an overseas-based family at Guava Bush, Albion, Corentyne of almost $2M in cash and jewellery and a suspect has been taken into custody.
(Trinidad Express) Secondary school students in the Caribbean region are “digital kids stuck in analogue classrooms,” says Dr Didacus Jules, chief executive officer of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC).
(Trinidad Express) Brothers Joseph and Jason Lawrence wanted to stay away from bad company, so they invited a few friends to play cards at their home.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Parents are being urged to encourage their children to eat more locally produced food.
(Trinidad Express) Prime Minister Patrick Manning has refused to accept the offer by Attorney General John Jeremie to resign.
(Antigua Sun) – A Guyanese woman was deported from Antigua last week after she pleaded guilty to remaining in the state after the expiration of a permit granted to her by the Immigration Department.
(Antigua Sun) – Nigel Hamilton-Smith, the liquidator of the Stanford International Bank (SIB) in Antigua and Barbuda is proposing to develop Guiana Island, which is owned by Sir Allen Stanford, to generate money to repay investors who were allegedly swindled in the alleged Ponzi scheme.
(Trinidad Express) – Why was Rajwanti “Judy” Badri killed? Who would have wanted the 52-year-old, who had the traumatic experience of seeing one of her daughters murdered and the other badly injured, dead?
22 rescued in Haiti boat accident Authorities in Haiti have warned that there was “little hope” of finding more survivors from a boat accident on Saturday.