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(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — The Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) is investigating an attempted piracy attack reported north-east of the Hibiscus platform, off Trinidad’s north coast on Sunday. The Yacht Services Association of Trinidad and Tobago (YSATT) stated that a 55-foot Beneteau sail boat was approached by a vessel allegedly carrying eight Venezuelan men at ...

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(PR/BGIS) — Residents of Barbados will have to wait even longer to use drones. A release via the Barbados Government Information Service today said the temporary suspension on the importation and licensing of remotely piloted aircraft systems has been extended for another 12 months. It went into effect on April 1. According to the Ministry ...

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(BARBADOS NATION) — Thirty-two firearms were turned in during Government’s one-week gun amnesty. In a media briefing today at police headquarters in Roebuck Street, St Michael, Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith said the haul comprised mainly small firearms. In addition to the guns, 1 758 rounds of ammunition were also netted. “Any firearms and ammunition ...

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(BBC) — At least eight people have died and dozens were injured after storms triggered tornadoes and flooding across several southern US states. In Texas, two children died after a tree fell on their family car. The parents, who were in the front seats, were not injured. Deaths were reported across Mississippi, Texas and Louisiana. ...

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(BBC) — One of the world’s rarest turtles, a Yangtze giant softshell, has died in China, leaving just three known survivors of the species. The female turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) died in Suzhou zoo in southern China. Experts had tried to artificially inseminate the creature, which was over 90 years old, for a fifth time shortly ...

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(BBC) — A fire has broken out at the famous Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris. The cause of the blaze was not immediately clear, but officials say that it could be linked to renovation work. Images on social media show plumes of smoke billowing into the air above the 850-year-old Gothic building. Last year, the Catholic ...

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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — Aidonia is home resting following a motor vehicle collision along Mannings Hill Road in Kingston early Sunday morning. Sources speaking with the Jamaica Observer yesterday confirmed that the deejay was driving his white, Mercedes-Benz AMG sports utility vehicle when the collision occurred. “The incident happened in the wee hours of Sunday morning. ...

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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua — Cricket West Indies (CWI) has today confirmed the coaching staff and management team to accompany the West Indies senior men’s team to the Tri-Series in Ireland and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Following last week’s appointment of interim Head Coach, Floyd Reifer, the full complement of coaching staff and team ...

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BEIJING, China (AP) — Beijing fired back at the US on Monday after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticised China’s role in Venezuela as prolonging the crisis there. Pompeo’s accusations were “unfounded” and “deliberately drove a wedge” between China and Latin America, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said at a regular briefing. “For a ...

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(NEWS ROOM GUYANA) — Police in Berbice have impounded a cow it says was involved in the accident that claimed the life of a 27-year-old teacher on April 13. “Be informed that further investigations were carried out and a dark brown cow suspected to be involved in the accident has been impounded at the Albion ...

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