(Trinidad Express) A gym instructor wept after being found not guilty of the rape of one of his clients during a massage.
(Jamaica Observer) JUZZLE Sayles worked hard in school and made her mother proud, but despite having 16 Caribbean Examination Council passes she has been unable to secure a job, and her parents are unable to find money for her to pursue further studies.
(Trinidad Guardian) A domestic dispute yesterday turned deadly for a 27-year-old woman, after she was stabbed in the neck by her lover in broad daylight at the Croisee in San Juan.
LIMA, (Reuters) – Peru’s center-right President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski announced his resignation yesterday after a vote-buying allegations ensnared him in a fresh scandal on the eve of an impeachment vote, capping months of political turmoil in one of Latin America’s most stable economies.
CARACAS/BEIJING, (Reuters) – China is likely to extend an agreement providing crisis-stricken Venezuela with favourable loans repayment terms but will not lend fresh funds to President Nicolas Maduro’s government, according to sources in Caracas and Beijing familiar with the situation.
(Trinidad Express) The woman beaten to death with a brick in Mayaro on Monday night was eight months pregnant.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Opposition presidential candidate Henri Falcon’s campaign vowed yesterday to implement a $25 monthly giveaway to Venezuelans, as part of plans to dollarize the crisis-hit economy and alleviate suffering should he win the May 20 vote.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States will provide $2.5 million in food and medical aid to Venezuelans fleeing their economically-crippled country to neighboring Colombia and is poised to help other countries if the situation worsens, U.S.
Trinidad’s sixth President Paula-Mae Weekes was inaugurated yesterday at a ceremony at the Queens Park Savannah, Port of Spain.
BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) – Colombia proposed yetserday that the International Monetary Fund provide assistance to help several hundred thousand Venezuelan refugees who have fled an economic and political crisis to neighboring countries, officials at the G20 summit said.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Four current or former Venezuelan government officials were added yesterday to a list of people sanctioned by the U.S.
PUNTO FIJO, (Reuters) – Venezuela has arrested the former refining boss of state oil company PDVSA for alleged corruption, two sources told Reuters yesterday, extending a crackdown on the OPEC nation’s ailing oil sector.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Determined to stem the murder tally in St Catherine North now at 48 since the start of this year, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday morning announced a state of public emergency in the police division, saying some rights will be suspended.
(Barbados Nation) The woman who has been leading the fight on behalf of former local policyholders of CLICO International Life Insurance said it was unfortunate that no one has yet been charged in connection with the company’s2009 collapse.
(Trinidad Express) The man suspected in the killing of four La Brea residents last Tuesday, has been caught.
(Trinidad Guardian) Seven people were killed in less than 24 hours between Thursday night and yesterday evening, taking the murder toll to 117 for the year.
(Trinidad Express) Three police officers attached to the La Brea Police Station have been suspended from duties pending the outcome of an investigation into how they responded to a domestic violence report made by Abigail Chapman, who ended up being killed along with her daughter and two others in la Brea this week.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Gloria Palomino was the first Jamaican woman to receive a recommendation by Dr Uma Dhanabalan and Dr Shantell Neely-James to legally purchase Cannabis in Jamaica.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) says Jamaica stands to gain positively from the Production Sharing Agreement with Tullow Oil Limited, in the exploration for oil and gas off the island’s coast.
(Trinidad Guardian) Even though Chief Justice Ivor Archie has changed his sabbatical leave to vacation leave, Government is still seeking the courts’ interpretation on whether sabbatical is really an entitlement for judges.
(Trinidad Express) Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Roger Mathison.
(Trinidad Express) A Customs Officer 2, with over 15 years’ service with the Customs and Excise Division, is expected to appear before an Arima Magistrate on Thursday, charged with the March 12 importation of prohibited goods and importation of concealed goods to deceive Customs officials.
(Trinidad Express) Two men were killed by police yesterday morning. They died during an exchange of gunfire with police officers at Seventh Avenue, Malick.
Two Arima men were expected to appear before an Arima Magistrate yesterday charged with the January 4 murders of Shaquille Thomas and Kylon Alexander.
(Trinidad Express) Justice Ivor Archie has decided to cancel his plan to go on a six month sabbatical.