November 21, 2019

Archives for February 21, 2019

Property recovered by Cayman Islands police for public view

From RCIPS On 13 February, detectives had cause to search a George Town address and during the search, the attached orange, underwater scooter was recovered and is believed to be a stolen item.  The investigators are seeking the assistance of the public in locating the rightful owner of this property. If anyone recognizes the item […]

Caribbean News Roundup from News Americas Feb 21 2019

From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 21, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news from the Caribbean and Latin America for Feb. 21, 2019:  Haiti’s PM says the detained 5 Americans busted with guns are ‘terrorists’ targeting his government. Hundreds bid adieu Wednesday to  11-year-old Riya Rajkumar who was allegedly killed by […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” Buy this Cartoon’s […]

Guyana: Sexual predator who calls his victims whores, faces several charges

By Alleya Hamilton From Guyana Guardian A man who has been described as a “Sexual Predator, Child Molester, and Public Nuisance” by his accusers, was on Friday hauled before the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court to answer to several charges stemming from a series of complaints from a number of women across the Sophia area. The man, […]

Former Swiss officer Johan Cosar on trial for fighting IS

By Imogen Foulkes From BBC Johan Cosar went to Syria not to fight for the Islamic State group, but against them. Now, the former Swiss army officer is facing a military tribunal back home. He is charged with joining a foreign army and thus undermining Switzerland’s neutrality and security. Mr Cosar makes no attempt to […]

Album art

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Say what you will about vinyl’s good and bad points but it’s hard to deny the joy of holding a 12″ album cover while you’re playing the treasures inside. Album art and liner notes on the back cover are perfect in this format, something CDs and digital of any […]

Bangladesh fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district

From BBC A fast-moving fire swept through a historic district of Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, killing at least 78 people, officials say. The blaze broke out at night in a residential building that had flammable material stored on the ground floor. Members of a bridal party are thought to be among the victims. It is not […]

Blockchain education takes center stage in the Caribbean, as developers get training to enter billion-dollar industry

NEWS PROVIDED BY Pieces of 8 Bahamas Marine Salvage, Ltd FREEPORT, Bahamas, Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — PO8 and The Caribbean Blockchain Alliance (CBA) recently teamed up to provide 25 aspiring blockchain developers with free training courses and internship opportunities in The Bahamas in preparation to enter a career in the growing billion-dollar industry. Supported by the Inter-American Development Bank […]

China and Caribbean favor peaceful solution in Venezuela

From Presna Latino Beijing, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) China and Caribbean countries on Thursday defended the stance in favor of a peaceful solution to the situation in Venezuela that involves the people and the Government of that country and is free of foreign interferences.After the 7th round of consultation between the two parties, Chinese Foreign […]

US Police: ‘Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollett used ‘racism’ to promote career

From Newsmax Actor Jussie Smollett claimed to be the victim of a racist and homophobic attack because he was dissatisfied with his salary on the hip-hop TV drama “Empire,” Chicago’s police chief said on Thursday. Smollett, a 36-year-old black, openly gay actor, has been arrested after he was charged with lying to police in connection […]