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Showing posts from October, 2012

Buju to know fate on gun charge today : "Imprisoned Jamaican entertainer Buju Banton will know today if he will be slapped with an additional five years in prison when he appears in the US District Court in Tampa, Florida. Banton, whose real name is Mark Myrie, was ordered re-sentenced on a gun charge following his failed appeal on a 10-year, drugrelated sentence in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta."

Police Constable Charged With Rape

CARIBARENA ANTIGUA : "Antigua St. John's - Following recent allegations of police involvement in crimes across the nation, several of whom had been arrested and charged, another officer was yesterday charged with rape. A police officer, a constable in the Royal Antigua Police Force was arrested and charged with rape of a minor. "

Man locked up for smuggling drugs inside bread

Antigua Observer Newspaper : "ST JOHN’S, Antigua – A Jamaican man previously deported for drug possession has been locked up for smuggling drugs into Antigua – hidden inside loaves of bread. Dain Noel Cummings was sentenced to four years imprisonment for possession of nine pounds of cannabis by High Court Judge Justice Keith Thom."

Family puzzled by lad’s death : "SHAWN GILL went for his usual Sunday swim at Browne’s Beach, St Michael, last Sunday. He did not make it home this time. Friends and family of the 20-year-old Waterford, St Michael resident are still trying to figure out what happened between the time he left home around 1:30 p.m. Sunday and when his body was pulled from the waters by people at the beach at 7:30 a.m. yesterday."

Three suspects in police custody after fatal shootingrThree suspects in police custody after fatal shooting

 Antigua Observer Newspaper : "JOHN’S, Antigua – Charges are looming over the heads of three men allegedly linked to Friday night’s killing and robbery of 54-year-old Shenfield “Zyer” George. Police said one suspect, who resides at Parham, turned himself in hours after the incident had occurred in Bolans, opposite Bolans Primary S

Hurricane Sandy: Cubans clean up after parts of the island are devastated

Three in custody for Bolans murder

 Antigua Observer Newspaper : "St. John’s, Antigua - The police say they are now holding three people in connection to Friday’s murder in Bolans. Observer media received the report Saturday evening and confirmed it with police spokesman Senior Sergeant William Holder. Holder couldn’t say how two of the people wound up in custody. His earlier statement, however, said a man had surrendered."

Raw video--Hurricane Sandy hits the Bahamas

Hurricane Sandy Effect: Giant waves in Jamaica

FlyMontserrat Plane Skids off Runway

 CARIBARENA ANTIGUA : "Antigua St. John's -A Fly Montserrat plane slewed off the runway earlier today as it landed at its home airport of Montserrat. Reports reaching Caribarena suggest that the Fly Montserrat Britten-Norman Islander Flight 2109 skidded off the runway as it attempted to land at around 10:00am. Fire service and other emergency response personnel promptly responded to the accident."

Cuba to end exit permits

Cubans could soon find it much easier to travel abroad. The government says that starting in January, citizens will no longer need an exit permit lo leave the country.

Marking 50th anniversary of Cuban Missile Crisis

Dengue outbreak in Jamaica

Grenada’s grace period ends Monday

 The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper : "Grenada is mere days away from officially defaulting on its US$193 million 2025 bond but the Tillman Thomas administration is suggesting that it might make the payment before the absolute deadline, which is Monday. Grenada was scheduled to make an interest payment on the bond on September 15, 2012, but in a September 12 statement to bondholders, the government let investors know that it would be unable to pay the coupon on that date, but it would make its best efforts to pay within the customary 30-day grace period. "

Moodys' downgrade for St.Vincent and the Grenadines

Chunox Assault