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Jack Warner extradition not yet requested, says US Embassy

 St. Lucia News Online: "- Former Minister of National Security Jack Warner will know his fate soon, but not today.
That’s the message from the U.S. Embassy in Port-of-Spain, which this morning issued a release stating that the U.S. Department of Justice “has not yet sent any final requests on the Jack Warner extradition request to the Trinidad and Tobago authorities”."




11-year-old boy dies in accident.

 Barbados Today: "An 11-year-old schoolboy is this island’s latest road fatality.


Abijah Holder of Hopewell, Christ Church, died on the spot after the motorcar in which he was travelling struck a sign post and ended on its side.

The accident occurred around 4:15 p.m. on the Tom Adams section of the ABC Highway, on the road that leads into the Villages at Coverley."




Bullet holes seen in driver’s door and seat –

 St. Lucia News Online: "- The Criminal Investigations Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 51 year old, Cheryl Clarke of Bexon Castries.
On Friday, June 26, 2015, about 12:10 a.m. the officers received a report of a shooting incident at the intersection of Broglie and Brazil Street, Castries.
Upon arrival, the officers discovered an abandoned vehicle with what appeared to be a bullet hole in the driver’s door and bullet holes in the driver’s seat."




Several injured in Rodney Bay and Sunny Acres accidents this morning

St. Lucia News Online: "Three persons were taken to hospital following a motor vehicle accident on the Castries-Gros Islet Highway early Saturday morning, June 27, 2015.
Reports are that at about 3 a.m., a white Mitsubishi motorcar heading in the direction of Castries careened off the road and landed in a drain, near Bay Gardens Bay Hotel in Rodney Bay, Gros-Islet."


Embarrassed!

Barbados Today: "Shocked, sad and embarrassed!

These were some of the emotions the teenaged boy and girl at the centre of the indecent picture printed in the SATURDAY SUN almost two years ago, said they felt after viewing their pictures on the newspaper’s back page."


video-Where is the outrage in Dominican Republic concerning Haitians deportation? row? JB

Prime Minister Skerrit condemns Dominican Republic

JamaicaObserver.com: "ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Tuesday condemned the decision by the Dominican Republic to deport people of Haitian descent, describing the situation as a “major human rights issues”.

The Dominican Republic gave a deadline of 17 June 2015 for people of Haitian descent to apply for legal residency. Hundreds of people, mostly low-wage workers from neighbouring Haiti, waited in line for hours to submit residency applications under a registration initiative that began last June."




Nandy Park attack…Toddler shot six times, still clings to life :

Kaieteur News: "16-month-old, Travis Rudder Jr. seems to be recovering despite being hit five times in the abdomen.
The child sustained the gunshot wounds when gunmen sprayed his parents’ bedroom with bullets early Sunday morning.
Little Travis received six gunshot wounds, five to his abdomen and one to his leg. Kaieteur News understands that nurses and doctors have been working around the clock to save the child’s life."




Cricket's biggest party back in town info

Cricinfo: "Chris Gayle is not inviting you to a party at his favourite bar in Kingston, Jamaica. He is inviting you to the Caribbean Premier League, which starts on Saturday. It is not just the organisers, even the players are hyping up the tournament unabashedly.

That it is no empty hype can be evidenced from the fact that Hollywood and Bollywood actors have started investing in franchises."




Shooters of color are called ‘terrorists’ and ‘thugs.’ Why are white shooters called ‘mentally ill’?

 The Washington Post: "Police are investigating the shooting of nine African Americans at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston as a hate crime committed by a white man. Unfortunately, it’s not a unique event in American history. Black churches have long been a target of white supremacists who burned and bombed them in an effort to terrorize the black communities that those churches anchored. "




Charleston Shooting: A Closer Look at Alleged Gunman Dylann Roof

 ABC News: "Dylann Roof, the alleged gunman authorities say is responsible for killing nine people in a predominantly black Charleston, South Carolina, church Wednesday night, had been “planning something like that for six months,” according to his roommate.

Dalton Tyler, who said he has known Roof for seven months to one year, said he saw the white, 21-year-old suspect just last week.

“He was big into segregation and other stuff,” Tyler said. “He said he wanted to start a civil war. He said he was going to do something like that and then kill himself.”"



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video-Fatal shooting in station hill Barbados

Storms over Caribbean,

 NOLA.com: "The National Hurricane Center is tracking a patch of disorganized showers and thunderstorms from the northwestern Caribbean Sea to Belize and the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, but gives it only a 10 percent chance of forming a tropical system over the next five days.

The storms are associated with an upper-level trough of low pressure, said Hurricane Specialist Eric Blake and Senior Hurricane Specialist James Franklin in a 1 p.m. tropical weather outlook message."




The Real Charlie Lives—At Our Education Ministry!

St. Lucia STAR: "The hoax of which I speak is the otherwise innocuous game known as the “Charlie Charlie” challenge. The game (in perhaps its most popular form) consists of crossing two pencils at right angles to create a grid with quadrants alternately labeled “yes” and “no.” Upon posing a question (typically “Charlie, Charlie can we play?”) to a “demon” named Charlie, the top pencil is expected to rotate as the alleged means of communicating Charlie’s “yes” or “no”."



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BAHAMAS – Haitian shot by immigration officer

Antigua Observer Newspaper: "The shooting of a Haitian man by an immigration officer has led to calls from local and international human rights groups for a full and transparent investigation.

The man was airlifted to Nassau after he was shot in the face during an immigration round up in Palmetto Point, Eleuthera, sometime after 2 p.m. on Tuesday. The immigrant has been identified by Eleuthera residents as 27-year-old Jean-Mary Justilien."




Five shot in downtown Kingston mayhem -

JamaicaObserver.com: "CRIMINALS toting high-powered weapons yesterday shot and injured at least five people in a series of brazen daylight attacks in downtown Kingston.

The Jamaica Observer was told that in the first incident, which took place at around 10:30 am, thugs went into Coronation Market where hundreds of vendors ply their trade.

The unthinkable then occurred.

"The armed thugs opened fire at people in the market," a source claiming to be an eyewitness told the Observer."




Video-ZR overturns near Nursery Drive, The City

Fifa corruption: Documents show details of Jack Warner 'bribes'

BBC News: "A BBC investigation has seen evidence that details what happened to the $10m sent from Fifa to accounts controlled by former vice-president Jack Warner.
The money, sent on behalf of South Africa, was meant to be used for its Caribbean diaspora legacy programme.
But documents suggest Mr Warner used the payment for cash withdrawals, personal loans and to launder money."



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Foreign journalists jostled outside Parliament by Warner's security

Foreign journalists jostled outside Parliament by Warner's security: "Foreign journalists were pushed out of the way by Jack Warner's bodyguards outside the Parliament on Friday afternoon as they sought answers on the alleged $10 million bribe made during the lead up to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

The undeterred journalists refused to give up, even after being shouted at."



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