(JAMAICA OBSERVER) THREE years ago when Delene Seabourne reunited with her father, her expectation was that the relationship would be long-lasting.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) A HIGH COURT judge has dismissed an application for an injunction sought by a beauty queen pageant contestant against the Miss Universe Organisation.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Head of the Hindustan Shiv mandir Pundit Kasheva Gosine has led devotees in a march against crime, saying many crimes in Princes Town go unreported.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) A family dispute in Manchester on the weekend that left one brother dead and one in police custody has also left their mother and four of their siblings homeless after her house was burnt down.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) Police need help in locating 17-year-old Anjalide De Gannes. Anjalide, a ward of the St.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) Iconic Jamaican fashion designer Ivy Ralph passed away yesterday at Nuttall Hospital in Cross Roads, St Andrew.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, (Reuters) – An earthquake that struck Haiti on Saturday killed 15 people, injured another 300 and destroyed 40 houses, Jerry Chandler, head of the Caribbean country’s civil protection agency, said yesterday.
(Trinidad Express) The Industrial Court has ruled for the Oilfields Workers Trade Union (OWTU) and has issued an injunction restraining Petrotrin from terminating its workers.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s government said yesterday that a jailed opposition lawmaker killed himself by jumping from the 10th floor of the state intelligence agency headquarters (SEBIN) where he was being held, but his party said he was murdered by the government.
(BARBADOS NATION) American Airlines has unveiled the extension of the additional winter capacity from hub cities Charlotte and Miami to Barbados, through its 2019 summer core flight schedule.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) Several criminal charges have been laid against an entertainment coordinator who is accused of raping two female guests at Riu Reggae Hotel in St James.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) About that black coffin that was discovered outside the Port of Spain Magistrate Court early this morning with a dead bird on it and wrapped with a red ribbon.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) This afternoon, the Industrial Court is expected to rule on an application from the Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union to stop State-owned Petrotrin from retrenching workers.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) Embattled real estate attorney, Jennifer Messado, has been struck from the roll of practising attorneys in Jamaica.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) THE police say the caretaker of the Church Of God of Prophecy on Old Harbour Road in Spanish Town, St Catherine, has been held in connection with last month’s murder of pastor James Johnson.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) Sections of the island were rattled by a minor tremor around 9.28 p.m.
(Reuters) An earthquake hit northern Haiti late on Saturday, killing at least 14 people and sparking a scramble by rescue agencies to help residents of the worst-hit towns in the impoverished Caribbean country.
(Sunday Express) Police officers are asking eye-witnesses to come forward and identify a red band maxi taxi and its driver, which left the scene of a road traffic accident which claimed the life of a 64-year-old El Dorado man on Saturday afternoon.
(Sunday Express) Three Colombian women who were “pimping out” girls in Trinidad and Tobago have been captured, Colombia’s state prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Wednesday.
(Reuters) – Right-wing Congressman Jair Bolsonaro took a commanding lead in Brazil’s presidential election yesterday, but the race headed for a second round of voting between him and leftist former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad, according to exit polls and partial results.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) The son of a former deputy commissioner of police was gunned down in Chaguanas a short while ago.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) Comedienne and media personality Elva Ruddock died at the Kingston Public Hospital yesterday morning following what is being described as a brief illness.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Member of Parliament for Laventille East/Morvant Adrian Leonce says his wife who suffered serious injuries to her face after falling at home is recovering after three “extensive surgeries.” Two weeks ago, Leonce posted a statement on social media asking for prayers for his wife who was in a “terrible accident”.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) WHEN Kerrian Powell Simpson took her daughter Adrianna Davis to be vaccinated on June 14, 2017, the mother of five thought it would have been just another regular day.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) Government Senator Kerensia Morrison has urged Jamaicans overseas to help stem the murder rate in their homeland by stopping the shipping of guns into the country.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) Several Jamaicans are forging doctors’ signatures to secure strong pain-relieving drugs such as morphine and pethidine, raising fear among pharmacists that the country could be facing a growing abuse of prescription narcotics.
(Trinidad Express) The Sankat family has expressed thanks to those who offered support and prayers to their son, Nishal Sankat.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A team from the Ministry of Labour and Social Security is to investigate complaints by Jamaican workers employed with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Limited about poor working conditions.
At least six people are reported to have died after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit Caribbean neighbours Haiti on Saturday evening.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) A Jamaican man has been sentenced to eight years in prison in Connecticut for beating his wife unconscious with a lamp.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) A 32-year-old woman is dead and her male passenger fighting for his life after an early morning accident along the Uriah Butler Highway.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) A HIT-and-run accident is what claimed the life of Ken “Professor” Philmore contrary to earlier reports.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) The Manchester police expect that very soon, Demar Scott, the man held by the St James police in connection with the alleged rape of two guests at a resort there, will face identification parades in relation to six rape cases in Mandeville last year.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Police are investigating an incident in which a prison officer’s Tacarigua home was firebombed early yesterday.
(Trinidad Express) A man was shot and killed in Penal yesterday afternoon by two men who broke into the home of his parents.
(Trinidad Express) Five months after he was abducted, victim Darrell Cuffy was released yesterday.
(Trinidad Express) A business owner yesterday said ordinary citizens of Trinidad and Tobago feel raped.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) A Manchester woman is now in police custody after stabbing to death her 38-year-old common-law husband, Oneil Coleman.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) The Jamaican police plan to seek the assistance of their counterparts in the United States (US) to help identify the persons behind the cache of guns and over 600 assorted rounds of ammunition that were seized at the wharf in Kingston on Wednesday, law enforcement sources have revealed.
(Trinidad Express) A man was shot and killed in Penal this afternoon by two men who broke into the home of his parents.
(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) Johnny Hamilton’s winding journey from south Trinidad has taken him to the doorstep of the NBA.
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) Nishal Sankat is now back home in the safe custody of his parents who met him at the Piarco International Airport last night, after being interviewed by local law enforcement officers.
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) A BARRACKPORE man was gunned down at a bar in Debe on Tuesday night.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) Four men are now behind bars after a cache of firearms, including an Uzi sub-machine gun, and more than 600 rounds of ammunition were found in a barrel at the wharf in Kingston yesterday.
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) MINISTER of Education, Youth and Education Senator Ruel Reid has reiterated that in about five years students sitting Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) subjects will do some aspects of their examinations online.
(Trinidad Express) “You touch one, you touch all of us and we are not going to accept the criminal element targeting any of our law enforcement.” This was declared by National Security Minister Stuart Young following an emergency meeting of law enforcement heads at the Ministry’s Port of Spain office yesterday to discuss the murder of Superintendent of Prisons Wayne Jackson, who was shot and killed at his home in Malabar on Tuesday night.
(Trinidad Express) State-owned Petrotrin uncovered three acts of sabotage at its Central Los Bajos Field on Tuesday night.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A day after he testified that he saw Police Constable Collis ‘Chucky’ Brown shooting his friend, a witness yesterday denied lying to the Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM).
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) National Security Minister Stuart Young has called a media conference to provide an update on the investigation into the shooting death of Acting Senior Superintendent of Prisons Wayne Jackson.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) Tears flowed down Candice Chambers’ cheeks yesterday and with a weak wave of the hand, she signalled to the Gleaner team to talk to her mother at their home in Oliver Gardens, May Pen, Clarendon.