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Barbados: Mottley thanks Rihanna for donation of 4 000 tablets

(Barbados Nation) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley thanked Bajan superstar and entrepreneur Robyn ‘Rihanna’ Fenty for the donation of 4 000 tablets to help...

Trinidad boy, 14, charged with murder

(Trinidad Guardian) A 14-year-old boy is expected to appear before the Children Court today, on murder charges, in virtual proceedings. He is accused of the...

Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt shares photos of baby daughter, ‘Olympia Lighning Bolt’

(Jamaica Star) Retired Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt and his longtime girlfriend Kasi Bennett on Tuesday shared a first look at their daughter ‘Olympia...

ANTIGUA: Four Positive Cases From Hodges Bay Verified By CARPHA total now 70

(Antigua News Room) – Hodges Bay Resort owner, Jeff Wellemeyer, says the four staff who recently tested positive for Covid-19 using rapid antigen tests...

Man riddled with bullets in Trinidad

(Trinidad Express) Two men have been murdered overnight. Aaron Castillo was gunned down at Clovis Street, Arima shortly before midnight. Police said officers on mobile patrol...

Trinidad dancehall artiste gunned down, mother pleads for no retaliation

(Trinidad Guardian) One of Trinidad and Tobago’s local dancehall artistes, Kyle “Rebel Sixx” George, 26, was ambushed and killed in his home at Bon...

Trinidad law body calls for suspension of cops over Morvant killings

(Trinidad Guardian) The Law Association of T&T is calling on Police Commissioner Gary Griffith to temporarily suspend the police officers who were involved in...

Six airlines seen as filling the gap from LIAT

(Barbados Nation) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on Friday announced that the shareholder governments are forging ahead with the decision to liquidate the cash-strapped...

Guyana: 25-year-old Lethem teacher dies from COVID-19

(NEWSSOURCE GUYANA) The Ministry of Public Health has announced that Guyana has recorded its 15th COVID-19 related death, which is the third for this...

Trinidad businessman found dead at home, money, CCTV recorder missing

(Trinidad Express) Police are investigating the death of businessman Robert Soogrim who was found hanging at his home on Friday evening. Soogrim, owner of Fit...

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Brazilian state agrees to produce Russian COVID-19 vaccine

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA, (Reuters) – A Brazilian technology institute said yesterday it expects to produce a controversial coronavirus Russian vaccine by the second...

Trinidad: UNC calls for recount in five seats

(Trinidad Express) The United National Congress (UNC) is claiming there were discrepancies in the August 10 general election in the absence of election observers. The...

Trinidad: Doctor fears spike in COVID-19 cases following election

(Trinidad Guardian) As the country hit 300 cases of COVID-19 yesterday, activities in the days leading up to the recent general elections are being...

WHO cautions Russia on COVID-19 vaccine “claims are being questioned”

GENEVA The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday it is following Russia’s progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine, but cautioned that progress in fight...