Archive for May, 2015

Antiguan businessman charged with wife’s murder

Antiguan businessman charged with wife’s murder

| May 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Morrad Ghonim had a 6-month-old baby in the backseat when his teenage wife was shot to death in the passenger seat of their car in a La Mirada park in 1992. The 18-year-old father allegedly reported the attack as a botched robbery — the shooter wanted their car, he said — but fled after killing […]

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Bravo not eager to talk to WICB

Bravo not eager to talk to WICB

| May 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

West Indies Cricket news. Dwayne Bravo  finds no place in the plans of West Indies cricket but he still stands by his decision to call off the Indian tour last October and believes he doesn’t need to talk to his board for a recall like Kevin Pietersen did with the England Cricket Board (ECB). “I […]

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Is Guyana political party PPP guilty of racism?

Is Guyana political party PPP guilty of racism?

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dear Editor, Why the PPP keeps Indians out of the army? Fifteen years after the ascension of the Indian-supported PPP to political office the Guyana Defence Force still remains an African-dominated state institution. In fact there are less Indians in the army in 2005 than there were in 1980 when the PNC dictatorship was at […]

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All are invited to Pop Brixton opening tomorrow

All are invited to Pop Brixton opening tomorrow

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Greetings, Please come along to the opening night on Friday of POP Brixton, our newest attempt to help support local entrepreneurs, start ups and employment. This is an open invitation so I would be grateful if you could pass round your networks. COME AND DISCOVER 10 Street Food Kiosks 7 Retailers 7 Restaurants & Bars […]

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Video of T&T PM releasing Jack Warner to US Authorities

Video of T&T PM releasing Jack Warner to US Authorities

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says she takes “no pleasure” in the latest development concerning the extradition request made for former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner by the United States. Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar has confirmed that the police were given a provisional arrest warrant for Jack Warner. Here’s the full statement, which was made […]

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Cayman Islands’ Jeffrey Webb arrested on corruption charges

Cayman Islands’ Jeffrey Webb arrested on corruption charges

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

ZURICH (AP) – Six soccer officials were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at a luxury hotel in Zurich. The case involves bribes “totalling more than $100 million” linked to commercial deals dating back to the 1990s for soccer tournaments in the […]

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Two shot at Barbados Carnival celebrations

Two shot at Barbados Carnival celebrations

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two people were rushed to hospital following a shooting incident this afternoon, which marred today’s Christ Church carnival. Lawmen are currently withholding the names of the victims. However, police spokesman, Acting Superintendent of Police David Welch, who spoke to Barbados TODAY at the scene, confirmed that two males – a 17-year-old and a 26-year-old – were taking […]

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Tourism competition is not a guessing game

Tourism competition is not a guessing game

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The performance of only five of the 14 independent Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are recorded in the 2015 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Of the 144 countries measured by the Report Barbados is the highest ranked CARICOM country at 46 with Trinidad and Tobago at 69 and Jamaica at […]

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Barbados wishes Guyana good fortune for Region’s sake

Barbados wishes Guyana good fortune for Region’s sake

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Of the 15 countries that make up the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Guyana stands out as having tremendous but untapped development potential. The cooperative republic on the South American mainland is blessed with a total land mass covering an area of 83,000 square miles. To illustrate the sheer vastness of Guyana, Barbados, with an area of […]

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Aligzander fiftysomethings thoughts: Man in the gutter

Aligzander fiftysomethings thoughts: Man in the gutter

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Let me go, I say let me go! If you don’t take your hands off me collar I will…”Then there was heavy breathing, the sound of receding footsteps and then a loud, “thump.” Of course it was quite frightening.  I froze in position as a hand grabbed hold of my neck, from behind.  It was […]

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