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Jamaica: Tearful contract killer recounts murder of popular businessman’s wife for $3 million

A contract killer on Monday detailed how he lured Tonia McDonald, wife of popular Portland businessman Everton ‘Beachy Stout’ McDonald to a deserted roadway...

Trinidad: Brothers charged with quadruple murder

A second man has been charged with a quadruple murder which occurred in May 2020. Akeem Mitchell aka ‘Yellows’, 27, of St. Croix Road, Princes...

Jamaican man accused of stabbing woman who rejected his advances

Thirty-year-old Denroy Whitely of Dalton district in St Elizabeth was arrested and charged for wounding with intent following an incident in his community on...

Jamaican church leader says Barbados on wrong path with same-sex civil unions

(Jamaica Observer) News that Caribbean neighbour Barbados has indicated that it is “prepared to recognise a form of civil unions for couples of the...

Barbados to become a Republic, remove Queen as head of state

(Barbados Nation) Barbados will become a Republic by next year. This announcement was made by Governor General Dame Sandra Mason as she delivered the Throne...

Guyana: Two more die from COVID-19, 41 new cases recorded in Region Four

The Ministry of Health yesterday disclosed that two persons who were infected with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) died on Monday while undergoing treatment. According...

Jamaican married couple lives under bridge

(Jamaica Star) Karen scrolls through her cell phone as she lays on her bed beside her husband, Shawn. She flashes the news team a welcoming...

Barbados to recognise same-sex civil unions

(Barbados Nation) The Mia Mottley Administration is preparing to recogonise civil unions for couples of the same gender. The island has increasingly found itself on...

Two more COVID-19-related deaths push Jamaica’s total to 42

(Jamaica Observer) A Corporate Area schoolteacher is heaping praises on members of the local medical community today after a frightening brush with what she...

Cuba shuts down interprovincial transportation due to new COVID-19 fears

HAVANA,  (Reuters) – Cuban state media reported on Saturday interprovincial transportation would be shut down and a curfew in Havana extended until the end...

Four more weeks of COVID-19 restrictions in Trinidad

(Trinidad Guardian) Public health restrictions implemented a month ago to roll back on the reopening of the economy as the country’s COVID-19 spread worsened...

Trinidad: Woman’s body found in harbour

(Trinidad Express) The body of a woman was found floating in the Gulf of Paria near the Hyatt Regency hotel in Port of Spain...

Caribbean Countries Eye The International Ganja Industry (Pt 3)

“Time is money” is the age-old adage Jamaica will soon come to realise as the country continues its journey to develop a viable cannabis...
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Trinidad: Prison officer ambushed, killed

killed Police said around 6.15 pm, Sherwin Francis, 48, was at his home at #52 Fossobianco Drive, Oasis Greens, when he heard a knocking...

Ivry Hall charged in the death of fellow ASU student Adam Dowdell Jr.

An Alabama State University student is charged with the murder of fellow ASU student Adam Dowdell, 22.Ivry Hall, 20, was taken into custody on Friday and...