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City of Dallas won’t be held liable for Botham Jean’s death, judge rules

St. LuciaNewsonline  The City of Dallas won’t be held liable for the death of Botham Jean, a federal district judge ruled this week. U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn dismissed the city from a civil lawsuit filed by Jean’s family. Jean, a black man from St. Lucia living in Dallas, was murdered in his own home by Amber Guyger, a white off-duty police officer, on Sept. 6, 2018.

West Berbice man torches home following argument with wife

Guyana Chronicle Fire destroyed a three-bedroom house at Lot 428  #29 Village West Coast Berbice on Saturday night and arson is suspected. Lecturer at the Teachers Training College Berbice Campus, Mersha Gouveia lost her home and police are looking for her husband who has not been seen since the blaze erupted around 2100 hrs on Saturday. Gouveia is a retired teacher and the aftermath has left the educator and two other persons homeless. Gouveia tearfully recounted yesterday that she and her husband had an altercation about some money he had given her and wanted to be returned.

TTT News Woman Dies After Being Set On Fire

Video--TTT News Tobago Boys On Marijuana Charges Released Under New Cannabis Law

Audio--12 persons murdered over the past few days

Watch Miss Nigeria Viral Reaction As Miss Jamaica Wins Miss World 2019

video ... Man killed in Old Harbour

The police are probing a gun attack near Old Harbour, St Catherine last night which left one man dead and two females wounded ..

Multiple deaths in Mahaicony accident

Guyana Chronicle Several persons are dead following a horrific accident at Fairfield, Mahaicony today. The Guyana Chronicle was informed that the accident occurred sometime after 1100hrs. It involved a truck bearing registration GPP 9433 which was laden with beverages that were heading to Berbice and a route 50 minibus which was heading to Georgetown. Dead is Ewart Reynolds,64, Alana Vaughn a 28-year old medex of Farm, Mahaicony, Keon Sealey, 33 and Seechan Lall Chandilall the driver of the bus who was said to be in his late 40s.

Bloody year . . . 2019 Record for murder

Barbados today We get started with one of the biggest issues of the last 12 months – CRIME The levels of crime and violence in Barbados grew to an unprecedented level in 2019. With still two weeks left in the year, there have been a record 48 murders, the highest ever number recorded. It is almost double the 28 murders of 2018 and has easily surpassed the previous record of 35 murders which occurred in 2006.

Worst Medical Crisis ever

JamaicaObserver  SENIOR medical  by the Jamaica Observer last week have insisted that the outbreak of the deadly dengue disease that has collared this north Caribbean island, is the worst catastrophe to have happened around the region in its history.

General elections not free and fair counters Linton; we need fresh elections

Dominica News Online Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, believes that the 2019 General Election was not “free and fair” therefore he says his party does not recognize the results. Elections in Dominica were held on Friday 6th, December 2019 with the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) being re-elected into office for a fifth consecutive term.

Video--Man found dead at Laborie....

Missing Christ Church man found dead at sea

Barbados Today The body of a Christ Church man who was reported missing last Wednesday was this morning recovered from the sea just off St Ann’s Fort. Xavier Morris, 20, of Parish Land was positively identified by family members this evening at the mortuary of the Two Sons Funeral Home, police said. He was reportedly last seen at Parris Gap, Westbury Road, St Michael on the day he disappeared.
Guyana Chronicle LIONEL Campbell and his entire family are mourning the loss of their three cows which thieves carried off and slaughtered. Two of the cows were pregnant and just about to give birth. It was early in November when Mr. Campbell’s wife returned home from work and noticed that the cows, which they bought and cared for over four years, were missing. She hurried to ask her son if he was watching them, but he dozed off, and in the nick of time, the thieves made good their escape with the cows. The family, who resides at Seawall Road, Thomas Lands, believes that the crooks timed their movements.

DLP wins 5th consecutive term in government

Dominica News The Dominica Labour Party (DLP) led by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has won an unprecedented fifth term in general elections in Dominica. Dominicans went to the poll on December 6, 2019, amidst weeks of protest and court battles which ended on the eve of the elections with the court of appeal upholding the decision of the high court Judge not to grant an injunction to stop the elections.

Video--Top cop urges city vendors to report crimes

Ex-prime minister of Saint Kitts is held at Gatwick Airport after he tried to leave Britain with £70,000 in cash

Daily Mail A Caribbean politician made a Privy Counsellor by David Cameron for his 'loyal service' to Queen and country is being investigated after he tried to leave Britain with £70,000 in cash, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. Dr Denzil Douglas – who was Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis for 20 years – was detained at Gatwick Airport by the UK Border Force three weeks ago. Officers seized the equivalent of more than £70,000 – in sterling, US dollars and eastern Caribbean dollars – from him on November 16 when he could not explain why he was attempting to leave the country with the cash.

Edna Manley College to axe alleged sex offender

JamaicaObserver THE board of Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts has advised that the senior faculty member accused of sexual harassment is to be terminated. Karl Samuda, the minister in charge of education, made the disclosure in the House of Representatives yesterday afternoon while answering questions laid by Opposition spokesman on education Peter Bunting regarding issues at the college which came to public attention several months ago.

Protesting Marigot residents say they will not back down

Dominica News Online Marigot today is experiencing one of the fiercest protests since residents there have been demanding electoral reform before general elections. On Tuesday, residents blocked roads and burnt tires, demonstrating their distaste with the sitting government’s decision to go to the polls on December 06th without voter I.D Cards and a cleansed list.

Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

Aljazeera  Monfared sent his "voluminous thanks and appreciation" to Skerrit, promising to "steadfastly develop the bilateral relationship and diplomatic ties between the Commonwealth of Dominica and Malaysia". The next step was to plan the biggest party yet, to welcome the prime minister to Malaysia. Skerrit wanted the company to pay for him to travel to Malaysia and then on to meetings in China by private jet. Monfared agreed.