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(BBC) — Police in Slovenia have accused a woman of cutting off her hand with a circular saw — with the help of her family — to make a fraudulent insurance claim. The 21-year-old and a relative have been detained and face up to eight years in prison if convicted. The suspects recently took out ...

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(JAMAICA STAR) — Farming is not often the career of choice for young Jamaicans, neither is it something many would choose to highlight on their social media pages. But for 24-year-old farmer Jhanoui Moncreiffe, his social media pages are simply channels he uses to sell his produce. Under the brand, ‘Farming Youth’ on Facebook and ...

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(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — Ex­ten­sive spray­ing has start­ed in a bid to erad­i­cate swarms of lo­custs which have al­ready de­stroyed sev­er­al acres of crops at Mendez Vil­lage, Pe­nal. Res­i­dent Hem­raj See­lal said the lo­custs have been feed­ing off trees in the forests since Jan­u­ary but over the past month, they have start­ed de­stroy­ing fields of peas, ...

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(JIS) — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica has welcomed one million visitors to its shores in the first nine weeks of 2019. He said this has provided foreign exchange earnings of approximately US$800 million. “The industry is now at the peak of its growth, and the beauty about us in tourism is that we ...

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Mar 11, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) Monday said it would begin conducting random drug testing on police officers and that Police Commissioner Gary Griffith will be the first to be tested. In a statement, the TTPS said that the drug testing, which will begin in two ...

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(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — A 21-year-old Arima man is the second person to be charged with murdering 62-year-old Monica Ruiz. Kent Coutou is due to appear before the Arima Magistrates’ Court today. Coutou, aka ‘Mark Thomas’, was charged with murder, following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions Roger Gaspard, SC. Ruiz, of Sherwood Park, Arima, ...

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(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says he is concerned that the nation’s men are not taking responsibility and getting tested for HIV. In fact, he feels particular attention needs to be paid to men over 50 and 60 years old, as they are now more sexually active than before “because of pharmaceuticals”. “Because ...

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(BARBADOS TODAY) — Circumstances which led to a child being bound with rope and dragged up some stairs while an adult in attendance claimed she had a “demon” is receiving the active attention of local police and child care officials. Both have launched an investigation into the video recorded at an apartment building at Dayrells ...

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(BVI NEWS) — Describing it as a ‘vexing issue’ in need of urgent attention, Premier Andrew Fahie has pledged to regularise expatriates who are eligible to benefit from residency status in the British Virgin Islands. “There are people here who have lived and worked successfully for 15 and 20 years and more who have met ...

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(DOMINICA NEWS ONLINE) — Acting Deputy Police Chief Lincoln Corbette has said that the police will be instituting criminal charges against 16 year-old Rianna Serrant after concluding their investigations into a report of alleged kidnapping made by her. On Saturday March 9, 2019, Rianna Serrant sent a distress call to her twin sister in Pointe ...

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