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Sunday, July 26

Police Constable Lynden Barrett shot dead by gunman wearing mask —

 "THE Jamaica Observer has been given critical information that one of three men who were standing along Wellington Street in Denham Town, West Kingston shot and killed Police Constable Lynden Barrett last Tuesday night.

An impeccable source, who revealed that he was at the scene, also brushed aside claims by people of the area that the policeman was shot by his colleagues.

Constable Barrett is known to frequent the area and is well known by residents, many of whom he had developed close relations with."




Second escaped prisoner killed

 Barbados Today: "Port of Spain, Trinidad – Escaped prisoner, Hassan Atwell, has been found dead two days after he and two other inmates escaped from the Port of Spain prison.

Media reports indicate that 41-year-old Atwell was killed by members of the Rasta City gang."




Saturday, July 25

Another quake to the northeast --

NationNews Barbados  "AT 3:55 P.M. TODAY, another earthquake was recorded to the northeast of Barbados by the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago."




Kick 'em Jenny: Underwater volcano rumbles to life off Grenada

CNN.com: "An active underwater volcano is rumbling beneath the Caribbean Sea. And scientists say an eruption could sink ships and shoot up hot rocks into the air.

The volcano, Kick 'em Jenny, sits off the northern coast of Grenada. Officials raised its threat level Thursday to orange, which "