REGIONAL STORIES

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    19 August, 2017

    Eighteen Lusignan Prisoners Injured During Attempt To Kill Suspected Informant

    (Demerara Waves) Eighteen prisoners at the Lusignan Prison were Friday night injured while scaling a razor-wired fence within the penal facility in an apparent effort to kill an inmate who they suspected was an informant to prison officials, authorities said.…
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    19 August, 2017

    Three People Shot In Cedar Grove Drive-By Attack

    (Antigua Observer): A woman who was among three people injured in a drive by shooting tonight, is said to be in serious condition with multiple gunshot injuries to the abdomen. The police say two men were also shot but their injuries do not appear life…
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    18 August, 2017

    DNA Leader Calls For Fixed Election Date

    (Antigua Observer) Leader of the country’s newest political party, the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) has asserted that general elections in Antigua & Barbuda should come at fixed intervals. Joanne Massiah, who also serves as the member of parliament for…
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  • 18 August, 2017

    Tropical Storm Harvey Drenching The Windward Islands

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Tropical storm Harvey was drenching several islands in the Caribbean on Friday as it made its way through the Windward Islands and into the eastern Caribbean Sea. The Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) said that Harvey…
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    17 August, 2017

    Venezuela Supreme Court Orders Dissident Lawmaker's Arrest

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuela's Supreme Court has ordered the arrest of the ousted chief prosecutor's husband after authorities accused him of operating a $6 million extortion ring targeting businesspeople in the nation's oil industry. The…
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  • 17 August, 2017

    Illegal Aircraft Found In Guyana Changed Ownership Recently

    (Demerara Waves) The Brazilian company listed as the operator of the illegal aircraft found earlier this week on an illegal airstrip in the North Rupununi on Wednesday said it sold the plane to another company almost four months ago for less than US$1…
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    16 August, 2017

    St Lucia PM Dismisses UWI Lecturer's Claim That Businessmen As Politicians Are Bad For Society

    CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Prime Minister of St Lucia, Allen Chastanet has dismissed statements made by a lecturer of the University of the West Indies (UWI) in which he warned against the rise of the businessman-politician in the Caribbean. Head of the…
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    16 August, 2017

    T&T Concerned Over British Travel Advisory On Terrorism Attacks

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad and Tobago government has “registered” its concern with the British government over a recent advisory from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) indicating that “terrorists are likely to try to carry out…
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    15 August, 2017

    St Lucia To Impose Visa Restrictions On Venezuelans

    CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — The St Lucia government says it is considering imposing visa restrictions on Venezuelans visiting the island as a result of the political situation in the South American country where opposition forces are seeking to remove…
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  • 15 August, 2017

    Brazilian Aircraft Found In Guyana Possibly Owned By Brazil’s Third Largest Bank

    (Demerara Waves) The Brazilian-registered Beechcraft Kingair plane found in southern Guyana is bearing the registration number of a plane belonging to Brazil’s third largest bank, Banco Bradesco, sources said. Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation…
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    15 August, 2017

    Former Bahamian PM Concerned About Arrests of Ex Ministers

    (Caribbean 360 News) NASSAU, Bahamas – Former Bahamian Prime Minister Perry Christie is keeping a wary eye on the Hubert Minnis administration, following the arrests of three opposition parliamentarians in recent weeks. Christie, who has made a point of…
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    15 August, 2017

    Vincentian Woman Set Ablaze After Refusing To Have Sex

    KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — Police say a man is assisting their investigations as they probe the circumstances that led to a 44-year-old woman being set on fire in a bed on Sunday. Relatives of Monique Clarke of Biabou, a town east of here, said that they…
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  • 14 August, 2017

    Police Probe Discovery Of Aircraft At Illegal Airstrip

    (Caribbean News Service) GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Aug 14 2017 – Police are investigating the discovery last evening of an aircraft in Region Nine by ranks of the joint services. The aircraft was found in the vicinity of an illegal airstrip, which was discovered…
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    14 August, 2017

    Venezuela Opposition Rejects 'Military Threat'

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — The opposition coalition in Venezuela on Sunday rejected "the military threat by any foreign power," two days after US President Donald Trump said he was considering such an option against the crisis-hit South American nation. The…
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  • 12 August, 2017

    Tillerson Says Diplomats In Havana Suffered 'Health Attacks'

    HAVANA (AP) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that U.S. diplomats in Havana had been the victims of "health attacks" that left them with hearing loss - the most definitive U.S. statement yet on a series of mysterious incidents that have puzzled…
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    12 August, 2017

    Linton Clarifies UWP Trip To China

    (Dominica News Online) The leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton has sought to offer some clarification of the party’s trip to China, saying it is having discussions with the ruling Communist Party in China about party to party relations.…
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    12 August, 2017

    Burnt Body Of Unidentified Male Found In Yeptons Area

    (Antigua Observer) Police are still working to determine the identity of a male body that was discovered in a burnt white Noah van around 1:45 am yesterday. The body and vehicle were found on a dirt road in the Yeptons area in the vicinity of Pensioners…
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  • 11 August, 2017

    ‘Unprecedented Experience’ – 17 Inches Of Rain

    (BVI News) While announcing that multi-agency teams have been established to provide a full picture of the relief and restoration works needed, Premier Dr D Orlando Smith said the territory on Monday faced an ‘unprecedented experience’ in having 17 inches of…
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  • 11 August, 2017

    Late Guyana Attorney General’s Daughter Fears Acid Attack In UK For Anti-Brexit Campaign

    (Demerara Waves) LONDON: An Indian-origin campaigner, who had mounted a successful legal challenge to prevent British Prime Minister Theresa May from triggering Brexit without Parliament’s approval, has spoken out of fears that she may be the target of an…
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    10 August, 2017

    PM Sends Stern Message To Criminals

    (Barbados Today) Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has vowed that his administration would not sit idly by while there are “two justice systems running parallel to each other”. In a strong condemnation of Monday’s shootings at Spring Garden Highway, which marred…
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    10 August, 2017

    CARICOM Reaches Out To Help Venezuela Solve Escalating Crisis

    (Caribbean 360 News) CARACAS, Venezuela – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Chairman, Grenadian Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell is expected to make fresh overtures to Venezuela’s political leaders as the Spanish–speaking Caribbean country remains crippled by…
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  • 9 August, 2017

    No More Festival – BVI Crippled By Rainfall

    (BVI News) All emancipation festivities have been scrapped as the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has been crippled by less than 24 hours of heavy continuous rainfall – not a tropical storm or hurricane. Flash flooding on Monday left several houses and…
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    9 August, 2017

    Reward For Info Leading To Arrest Of Lyana Serieux and Son's Killer Now $20,000

    (V. I Consortium) ST. CROIX — The payout for whomever provides information that leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the brutal and vicious killings of Lyana Serieux and her two boys, Jeremiah Serieux and Jordan Serieux, now stands at…
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    5 August, 2017

    PM A No Show

    (Barbados Today) The trade unions and the private sector were left feeling slighted Friday after Prime Minister Freundel Stuart failed to show up for a meeting he had summoned to set the agenda for the highly anticipated gathering next Friday of the Social…
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    5 August, 2017

    Thousands of Haitians Deported From Dominican Republic In July

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, CMC – More than 13,000 Haitians were deported from the Dominican Republic during the month of July, according to official figures released here. The head of the General Directorate of Migration (DGM), Lieutenant-General…
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