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(SNO) – Two firearms and a quantity of ammunition, including hollow point bullets, are now off the streets, thanks to law enforcement officials. Two young men in their 20s were arrested — in separate incidents — but they have not been formally charged. The first incident occurred on Saturday, Dec. 15, around 5 p.m., when ...

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A Brazilian faith healer accused of sexually abusing more than 300 women has handed himself in to police, the BBC, quoting local media reports, has said. According to the BBC, Joao Teixeira de Faria, known as “John of God”, was declared a fugitive on Saturday after missing a deadline to surrender to the authorities. The […]

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(SNO) — The Babonneau Fire Station was commissioned on Sunday, December 16, 2018 during a ceremony attended by officials and members of the Babonneau community. The station was officially opened by Ezechiel Joseph, Parliamentary Representative for Babonneau,and Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, Physical Planning, Natural Resources and Co-operatives. Also in attendance were Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, who posted ...

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(SNO) — “What a tangled web we weave when we practice to deceive.” Those words were used by Opposition Leader Philip J. Pierre to begin a statement on his Facebook profile on Saturday, Dec. 15, as he expressed his concern about the country’s rising debt, particularly the US$100 million loan from Taiwan to finance the ...

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(SNO) — In Trinidad, a man who is known to sport plenty gold jewelry and known as ‘Popcorn’ (not to be confused for popular Jamaican artiste ‘Popcaan’), was shot and killed during a suspected robbery after he allegedly tried to fight off his attackers from taking his prized possessions, according to a report in NewsDay. ...

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Fire Chief, Joseph Joseph, told the opening ceremony Sunday of the new Babonneau fire station that the new facility will not only enhance the comfort and safety of firefighters, but boost morale as well. Joseph said although today a few accommodation issues remain, most fire stations are in a ‘reasonably habitable state,’ thanks to the  […]

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(SNO) — Two men, who shot up a five-bedroom wooden house and then fire-bombed it, killing six members of a family in Hanover, Jamaica in 2015, have been each sentenced to life in prison with eligibility for parole after 80 years, the Jamaica Observer has reported. Mikhail Campbell, a 27-year-old bike taxi operator, and Errol Clarke ...

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Over the last 25 years there have been many changes in the world banana market. Winfresh says that these have brought about major adjustments by exporters while new and emerging suppliers have entered the trade, displacing some traditional suppliers, particularly high cost producers from the Caribbean.

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(SNO) — A 15-month-old boy was killed on Saturday in Zeelugt Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo in Guyana after a truck selling cooking gas cylinders and kerosene crushed his head, according to local media reports. The incident occurred around 6:30 a.m. after the child’s grandfather reportedly stopped the truck in front their home to make a ...

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