(Trinidad Express) The bloodbath in central Trinidad which began with the killing of millionaire real estate and used car dealer Sheron Sukhdeo two months ago, continued on Sunday with the killing of one of his employees.
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Popular entertainer Capleton, whose given name is Clifton Bailey, was yesterday morning offered bail in the sum of J$250,000 when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on a rape charge.
(Trinidad Express) employee Rostan Mahabir sustained severe internal injury when he was shot during a robbery on Monday.
(Trinidad Guardian) A Chinese businessman was one of two men who were murdered in separate incidents between Saturday night and on Sunday morning.
(Trinidad Express) A 16 year old Carenage boy has been charged with the murder of pensioner Narine Surijlal, who was shot and robbed while on a fishing trip.
(Trinidad Guardian) A Chinese businessman was one of two men who were murdered in separate incidents between Saturday night and yesterday morning.
In a historic emergency sitting, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) yesterday ordered that St.
(Trinidad Guardian) A 43-year-old Carapichaima man was found shot dead and stuffed into the trunk of his silver-coloured Nissan Tiida in Laventille on Saturday.
(Trinidad Guardian) More than 30 members of the University of T&T’s (UTT) academic staff were given letters of termination on Friday, as the financially-plagued institution officially began a retrenchment exercise aimed at saving money.
(Trinidad Express) The Trinidad Government’s acquisition of an additional 26.13 per cent of the publicly-traded Republic Bank Limited (RBL) two weeks ago, has raised concerns about control of the bank.
(Trinidad Guardian) A 43-year-old Carapichaima man was found shot dead and stuffed into the trunk of his silver-coloured Nissan Tiida in Laventille yesterday.
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Reigning king of ‘fyah’, Capelton was on Friday evening arrested and charged with rape by detectives attached to the Centre for Investigation Sexual Offence and Child Abuse (CISOCA).
(Trinidad Guardian) Embattled Chief Justice Ivor Archie has returned to work. Archie cut his six-week vacation short and returned home shortly after his mother Moulda Beache-Archie passed away, two weeks ago.
The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will today hold an emergency session to hear an appeal filed by a St.
(Trinidad Guardian) Finance Minister Colm Imbert said on Thursday that the debt owed by Clico to Government is finally being settled.
(Trinidad Express) A Petit Valley woman was killed execution-style outside her home early yesterday.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Top real estate attorney Jennifer Messado, has been arrested in a major fraud probe.
(Reuters) – Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos predicted today there would be “regime change” soon in neighbouring Venezuela, which holds a controversial presidential election on May 20 likely to consolidate socialist rule.
LIMA, (Reuters) – The Peruvian government hiked excise taxes on sugary drinks, alcohol, cigarettes and polluting cars yesterday in a bid to tackle public health problems linked to obesity and cancer while shoring up public resources.
HOUSTON, (Reuters) – ConocoPhillips said yesterday it would continue enforcing legal actions against Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA until it receives a payment to satisfy a $2 billion arbitration award recently issued by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
PAHOA, Hawaii, (Reuters) – Residents on the Big Island of Hawaii were alerted yesterday to rising levels of toxic gas from lava-oozing fissures, and geologists warned that new areas east of the erupting Kilauea volcano may be at risk to molten rock bursting from the ground.
(Reuters) – Los Angeles agreed yesterday to pay $2 million to settle a civil lawsuit over the fatal police shooting of a homeless man in 2015 that went viral in an online video and fueled a U.S.
(Trinidad Guardian) India High Commissioner to T&T Bishwadip Dey has embarked on a journey to discover T&T, not through the eyes of the young, but through the eyes of the elderly, those who witnessed the birth of this nation and contributed in their own way towards its development.
(Trinidad Express) If she had to do it again, Sherry Goolcharan would take another bullet to save the life of her only son.
BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) – Opposition politicians and many ordinary Argentines have been quick to criticize President Mauricio Macri’s decision to seek a lifeline from the International Monetary Fund but the gamble could pay off if he is able to avoid onerous terms.
(Trinidad Guardian) The murder toll rose to 192 yesterday following the murders of three people, including a 16-year-old schoolboy in South.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – A legal dispute between ConocoPhillips and Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA could leave Curacao’s economically important Isla refinery without crude oil to process, posing a “potential crisis” for the Caribbean island, Curacao’s Prime Minister said yesterday.
HAVANA, (Reuters) – A United Nations agency said yesterday an “unjust” U.S. financial and trade embargo on Cuba had cost the country’s economy $130 billion over nearly six decades, coming up with the same estimate as the island’s communist government.
(Trinidad Express) Rapist Allison Paul has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison for the sexual assault of an elderly woman, and burglary with intent to rape.
(Trinidad Express) Noah Simmons woke up on his 16th birthday yesterday, stepped outside his home and was shot dead.
(Trinidad Express) Four days after a shootout with his colleague at Ruby Tuesday, Grand Bazaar, Sgt Darryl Honore has died.
(Trinidad Express) Five persons are expected to appear before an Arima Magistrate, jointly charged with the possession of 38.8 kilogrammes of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
(Trinidad Express) Josiah Kyle Nicholas, 21, has appeared in court charged with crimes including the kidnapping and buggering of two boys in Port of Spain and Arima three week apart in April.
HOUSTON/CARACAS (Reuters) – U.S. oil firm ConocoPhillips has moved to take Caribbean assets of Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA to enforce a $2 billion arbitration award over a decade-oil nationalization of its projects in the South American country, according to three sources familiar with its actions.
HAVANA, (Reuters) – A group of Cuban artists launched an alternative arts festival this weekend in Havana in response to the Communist government saying it was postponing the official biennial by a year to prioritize funding on rebuilding after Hurricane Irma.
(Trinidad Guardian) Acting Attorney General Stuart Young has accused some lawyers of facilitating gang members and their illegal activities as he called on the police to act expeditiously to bring these lawyers before the courts in handcuffs.
(Trinidad Guardian) Unable to successfully clamp a leaking sub-sea Well S-694 in the Soldado Northfields, Petrotrin officials are now moving to engage in a costly TT$10 million venture to abandon the leaking well in the hope of protecting the seas from catastrophe.
(Trinidad Guardian) It’s official – Rio Claro imam Nazim Mohammed has confirmed that his daughter Anisa Waheed Mohammed and two granddaughters have each been sentenced to 20 years in jail by Iraq’s courts for alleged association with the Islamic State (ISIS).
BOA VISTA, Brazil, (Reuters) – The Brazilian Air Force has begun flying Venezuelans from a remote border region to elsewhere in Brazil, trying to defuse a humanitarian crisis as tens of thousands of migrants flee an economic collapse in their country.
(Trinidad Express) Phillip Basant, the younger brother of Rachael Sukhdeo, has been shot dead.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – The chairman of Venezuela’s top bank Banesco yesterday condemned a 90-day state takeover and arrest of 11 executives as locals thronged cash machines and sped up transfers to other institutions.
(Barbados Nation)The man charged with robbing and punching former Senator Maxine McClean was sentenced to a total of 26 months in prison yesterday.
(Trinidad Express) Homicide victim Bevan James may have been killed for his car.
(Barbados Nation) Barbados’ foreign reserves problem is so serious that Government is seeking a US$60 million to US$70 million bail-out from the private sector.
(Trinidad Express) Gunmen fired upon a group of people at Petit Valley yesterday and killed two men.
(Barbados Nation) Central Bank Governor Cleviston Haynes says the Barbados economy contracted in the first quarter of this year.
SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazil’s Supreme Court yesterday ruled to restrict federal lawmakers’ protection from prosecution, a move hailed by some experts as a blow to impunity for the powerful, but a decision that may open new avenues for politicians to stall cases.
(Trinidad Express) A coconut vendor on his way home after work was shot dead on Wednesday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain’s government launched a review yesterday into the treatment of some Caribbean migrants who were invited to Britain after World War Two but have been left without documents and denied basic rights.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund yesterday issued a “declaration of censure” against Venezuela for failing to provide necessary economic data and gave the crisis-stricken OPEC nation six months to take action.