Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 1 week ago

Barbados Records Fist Murder For 2019

Police in Barbados have appealed for public assistance as they investigate the Island’s first murder for 2019. The victim was identified as 24-year-old Shaquille Toppin, of Danesbury, St Michael. Barbados Today quoted Police spokesman Station S...

by Staff - 1 week ago

NCOPT Supports Implementation Of Demerits For Errant Drivers

The President of the National Council on Public Transportation (NCOPT), Godfrey Ferdinand, is in support of the implementation of a a system of demerits for drivers who break traffic laws. But although the measure is said to be on the statute books,...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Guyanese Man Gets 12 Years For Killing Son Over $300

AMARNAUTH Chand called “Desmond”, who in 2016, fatally stabbed his son in the chest with a cutlass, was on Tuesday sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter,  the Guyana Chronicle has reported. Th...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Judge Issues Gag Order In Botham Jean Case

Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger had a procedural court hearing Tuesday morning in Dallas, it has been reported. Guyger faces a murder charge in the shooting death of unarmed neighbor Botham Jean, who was killed in his own apartment on Septe...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Samples In Kimberly’s Murder Case Due Back This Weekend

Police Commissioner, Severin Moncherry, has disclosed that samples taken in the Kimberly Williams de Leon murder case  that were sent to Saint Kitts to be analysed are expected back here this weekend. “Up to this morning I spoke with the Commissioner...

by Staff - 1 week ago

‘Non-Conforming’ Transformers Withdrawn From Market

The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) has withdrawn non-conforming transformers from the market here because of the risk to the health and safety of consumers, the SLBS announced Tuesday on its official website. According to the SLBS, an assessm...

by Staff - 1 week ago

New Year Babies Receive Hampers

The mothers of two babies who were born on New Year’s Day were presented with hampers containing baby supplies. The baby girls, Belle Faucher and Courtney Samuel, were the first to be delivered at Victoria and St Jude Hospitals respectively. Th...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Smartphone Users Get ‘Antichrist’ Warning

People’s dependence on smartphones and modern technology could bring about the coming of the Antichrist, the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church has warned. But the BBC has reported that Russian social media users largely responded with humou...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Cops Say No Passports Taken In Burglary At Police Departments

The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) has denied that passports were taken during a recent burglary at the Lamar building on Bridge Street. The Lamar building is home to several police offices, including the Passport Office. Assistant Commission...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Poppy Wants To Assist Young Saint Lucians

Fresh from a celebrity endorsement by former United States President, Barack Obama, Poppy Ajudha has said here that she would like to work with young Saint Lucians. The British-born musician who has Saint Lucian roots, spoke at a news conference Tues...

by Staff - 1 week ago

SALCC Staff & Students Discuss Castries Vision 2030 Project

Staff and students of Sir Arthur Lewis Community College  (SALCC) have added their voices to the discussion on a new vision for Castries dubbed Castries Vision 2030, according to  the National Competitiveness and Productivity Unit. The Unit reported...

by Staff - 1 week ago

OECS Bar Expresses Solidarity With Protesting Grenada Lawyers

The OECS BAR Association has  issued a statement expressing solidarity with the Grenada Bar Association (GBA) on its protest action. The statement Tuesday observed that the protest was to highlight the several challenges facing the legal profession a...

by Staff - 1 week ago

El Chapo ‘Hitman’ Had Sound Proof ‘Murder Room’

One of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s trusted hitmen kept a soundproof “murder room” with a drain to speed up messy executions, jurors have been told. Edgar Galvan, a witness in Guzman’s trial, said...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Entrepreneur Upbeat About Gay Club In Barbados

Barbados entrepreneur, Charles ‘Charlie Spice’ Lewis has reported an overwhelmingly positive response to a club for members of the LGBT community that has been advertised on social media. Lewis asserted that the response is reflective of...