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French couple shot dead in Haiti while seeking adoption, officials say

JamaicaObserver    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) —Two French citizens were shot dead in Port-au-Prince on the weekend shortly after flying into the Haitian capital to adopt a child, diplomatic and other sources told AFP Monday. An official at the French embassy confirmed that a French couple had been killed, without giving further details of the exact circumstances of their deaths.

'You couldn't do it on your own': meet the Caribbean soldiers campaigning for their own war memorial

The Telegraph    76 years later, Jarrett does not struggle to remember any details of his story as he sits with his wife, Shirley, in an Italian cafe in central London. But he is worried that other British people have forgotten his contribution to the Second World War, as well as that of the hundreds...

Guyana: 8-year-old student hospitalized after beating by classmates

St. Lucia News Online   (NEWS ROOM GUYANA) — The mother of an 8-year-old student of the Mon Repos Primary School, East Coast Demerara is calling for a full investigation into an incident which has left her son in a serious condition at the Georgetown Public Hospital. The child, Richard Boodram was reportedly beaten by five of his classmates.

Video - Fatal Stabbing at Secondary School

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Student dies after stabbing at school

 Barbados Today   Police are investigating a stabbing death at the Frederick Smith Secondary School. According to lawmen, two students, a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old, were involved in an altercation that resulted in one of them stabbed. Also, see   Four boys charged with stabbing incident at St Leonard's Boys' School - Barbados Today Police probe stabbing incident at primary school - VOB Police are carrying out investigations into a stabbing incident which occurred on Wednesday, 12 June 2019 about 5:45 pm on the hardcourt at St. Elizabeth Primary School, St. Joseph. How many more? : “HOW many more Mr. Minister?” That’s the question being asked by Public Relations Officer of the Barbados Union of Teacher (BUT), Dwayne Goddard.

video--Alleged Manchester goat thief arrested

A Manchester man was arrested yesterday for allegedly stealing 14 goats and three cows.

Mottley says regional airline is "doomed"

Antigua Observer Newspaper   According to Barbados Today, Prime Minister Mia Mottley last night insisted that the regional airline jointly owned by Barbados and three other Caribbean governments is “doomed” under its current ownership, declaring her fellow leaders are “not on the same page” on the future of the cash-strapped carrier. She also told a town hall meeting at the University of the West Indies at Cave Hill that the island-hopping airline’s viability is not the sole responsibility of CARICOM, even as she declared that sustainable, reliable and affordable air travel is necessary if the regional bloc is to grow.

Video--Stabbing of 14 year old

The aunt of a 14 year old boy who was stabbed allegedly by his older sister is concerned about her nephew's future