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Hardly a day now passes in any CARICOM nation without the occurrence of some horrific incident of violent crime or misogynistic abuse of women. Indeed, just a few days ago we in Barbados learnt of the violent death of 29-year-old Jabar Lashley who was reportedly stabbed to death by a teenager—the ninth homicide of the ...

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(SNO) — Mary Williams, the mother of slain government accountant Kimberly Williams-De Leon is running out of patience and is getting frustrated with the pace of investigations into her daughter’s death. Mary, also known as Phillipa, told HTS News that she has made up her mind to put her “neck on the guillotine” to get ...

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(SNO) — An investigation is underway into a police shooting that occurred on Monday on L’Anse Road, Castries, near the Seventh Day Adventist Church. The injured man, identified as Mervin Beharry, is currently in stable condition at Victoria Hospital after sustaining two gunshot wounds to his chest and leg, according to law enforcement sources. Reports ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – Kraigg Brathwaite will take over as captain and Keemo Paul has been added to the West Indies team as the Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel announced a 14-member squad to face England in the third and final Test match of the Wisden Trophy Series. The changes are enforced after captain Jason ...

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By Rachel Knowles NASSAU, Bahamas — At least 28 Haitian migrants drowned in the waters off Abaco in The Bahamas, and 17 were rescued after their sloop ran aground on Saturday, Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) officials said on Sunday. Troy Pritchard, Hope Town’s fire chief, described the scene as “simply heartbreaking”. Pritchard and his […]

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NEW YORK, USA — The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said last week. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights Council, issued the warning against the background of widespread suffering in the South American country, linked to spiralling economic […]

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BASSETERRE, St Kitts — The St Kitts and Nevis magistrates court is in turmoil after director of public prosecutions, Valston Graham, stopped his staff from appearing before Donna Harris, a sister of St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris. According to an eyewitness, the matters on Monday morning involved five co-accuseds who were […]

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ROSEAU, Dominica — The months of October to December 2018 produced arrivals of 22,178 from all Dominica’s source markets, representing 35.3 percent of total stay-over arrivals for the year which stood at 62,828. This is an increase of 95 percent over the same period in 2017. Increases were registered at 91 percent, 113 percent and […]

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WASHINGTON, USA — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Arizona State University presented a study showing that treating violence as an epidemic and intervening to prevent its transmission can be an effective tool to reduce violent crime. The study, Evaluating Cure Violence, presented at the IDB’s headquarters in Washington, DC, evaluated the results of […]

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Guyana continues to grow as a destination of choice for travellers. As of December 31, 2018, Guyana recorded a total number of visitor arrivals of 286,732 passengers; a 15.93 percent increase from the 247,330 visitors Guyana welcomed in 2017. Over the past years, the Guyana Tourism Authority has worked on raising the […]

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