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September 21st, 2019
Police seize high-powered rifles in T&T

T&T GUARDIAN

PORT OF SPAIN, T&T- Nine ri­fles, eight of which were unassem­bled and hid­den in­side speak­er box­es and 12 mag­a­zines were found and seized by po­lice of­fi­cers dur­ing an an­ti-crime ex­er­cise in Bel­mont on Thurs­day night, September 19, 2019.

September 9th, 2019
St. Lucia pledges US $100k to Bahamas Hurricane recovery

ST LUCIA NEWS ONLINE

CASTRIES, St. Lucia - The government of Saint Lucia has pledged US$100,000 to provide immediate relief to the Bahamas following the destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian.

September 9th, 2019
Two decomposed bodies found in Christ Church home

LOOP NEWS

CHRIST CHURCH, Barbados - Two decomposed bodies were discovered in a residence in Regency Park, Christ Church.

September 9th, 2019
Wife in ICU, fighting for life after deadly attack

TRINIDAD EXPRESS

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago - Gertrude Mohammed is at the intensive care unit of the San Fernando General Hospital after she was shot five times as she and her husband, Ricky Mohammed, returned from their garden on Friday morning.

September 3rd, 2019
PM questions playing of ‘God Save The Queen’ in SVG

IWITNESS NEWS

Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves says he is opposed to the playing of the British National Anthem, “God Save the Queen” at functions in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

September 3rd, 2019
Windies suffer defeat to hand India series sweep

JAMAICA GLEANER

For many, it was only a matter of time, and predictably, the West Indies suffered a huge 257 run defeat to India on Day 4 of the second Test, which was played at Sabina Park. The result meant the visiting Indians had a clean sweep in all the formats on tour, as they won the T20 series 3-0, the ODI Series 2-0 and the Test series 2-0.

August 25th, 2019
Jamaican man held for 82 days for bringing honey into US

AFP

A Jamaican national was detained for nearly three months in the United States after bringing in bottles of honey from the Caribbean island that customs agents mistakenly believed to be liquid methamphetamine.

August 18th, 2019
Guyanese living with forceps in her stomach now homeless

GUYANA CHRONICLE

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, SA- In March 2000, Romona Barak-Oada, also known as Romona Soman, made local and international news when it was discovered that for 10 years, she been walking around with forceps –scissors used in surgery- in her stomach.

August 18th, 2019
Haitian influx create hysteria in Guyana, Brazil & Suriname

By Ray Chickrie

Caribbean News Now contributor

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, SA – Between January – July 2019 more than 8,600 Haitians arrived in Guyana and ‘only 13 left the country legally’. In a display of hysteria to feed the base of multiple factions, “The Haitians are coming,” is making headlines across the country.

August 12th, 2019
Male breast reduction surgery takes off in Jamaica

JAMAICAN GLEANER

KINGSTON, Jamaica - An increasing number of Jamaican men, including teenagers, are forking out hundreds of thousands of dollars to do breast-reduction surgeries, according to reports from some of the island’s leading plastic surgeons.

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