January 27, 2020

T&T: Pastor charged with kidnapping, trafficking in persons

From Guardian, tt Pas­tor and ex-con­vict Glen Awong, the man who op­er­at­ed Trans­formed Life Min­istries in Arou­ca, where po­lice raid­ed and res­cued 69 peo­ple last year, has been charged with kid­nap­ping, false im­pris­on­ment and traf­fick­ing in per­sons. Awong was charged at the Ari­ma Po­lice Sta­tion Thurs­day night, hav­ing ini­tial­ly sur­ren­dered to po­lice at the Arou­ca […]

Regional rejection of Judicial Activism by Belizean Court of Appeal in changing “sex” to “sexual orientation”

January 6, 2020:  The Caribbean CAUSE, a regional group consisting of individuals and groups from fourteen (14) Caribbean territories including Belize, note with alarm that the Appeal Court of Belize has supported Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin’s unilateral alteration of the content and intent of the Belizean Constitution in changing “sex” to “sexual orientation”. We argue that […]

The ISIS phenomenon in Trinidad and Tobago

By CIJN STAFF WRITERS AND CONTRIBUTORS Trinidad and Tobago is a twin island republic known as the birthplace of steelpan and calypso. The oil-rich nation of Trinidad and Tobago is the western world’s highest per capita supplier of ISIS recruits. What would cause so many to leave this tropical paradise for a war zone? RIO CLARO, […]

The Editor speaks: Happy New Year

A very happy and blessed New Year from Joan, myself, Colleen and Georgina. I leave you with the following prayer and video link from the singer Sissel. PLEASE click the link at the end. You will be rewarded. The New Year lies before you, like a spotless tract of snow.Be careful how you tread on […]

Christianity Today Editor-in-Chief to retire Friday

By Thodore Bunker From Newsmax The editor-in-chief of Christianity Today, Mark Galli, will retire this Friday, a few weeks after penning the editorial calling for President Donald Trump’s removal from office. “Well, my retirement is a couple of days away,” Galli tweeted on Tuesday. “Will be posting here more often now that I have more time on […]

Pope Francis slaps pilgrim’s hand

Pope Francis slaps pilgrim’s hand after she yanks his arm – he later apologises Pope Francis has showed his displeasure towards a visitor in St Peter’s Square on New Year’s Eve. He had been greeting pilgrims when he admonished a woman and slapped her hand after she grabbed his hand and yanked him towards her. […]

Message of condolence

From OECS Sunday, December 29, 2019 — The Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) expresses deep regret on the passing of former colleague, Mr. Jimmy Emmanuel. During his tenure at the OECS Commission, Mr. Emmanuel served as Director of External Affairs and Special Advisor to the Director General. He was also critical to […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

ST. K-N: ZIZ TV Air Times for Prime Minister Harris’ Christmas Day Messageon Wednesday, December 25th, 2019 – and message in full 12:01am 6:30am (after Christmas Messages by Her Majesty the Queen and His Excellency the Governor-General)7:15am 10:00am3:15pm8:45pm10:00pmZIZ Radio Air Times for Prime Minister Harris’2019 Christmas Day Message:12:05am7:15am10:00am12:30pm4:00pm8:00pm CHRISTMAS MESSAGE BYDR. THE HONOURABLE TIMOTHY HARRISPRIME MINISTER OF ST. KITTS […]

Cayman: YMCA family climbs

The Christmas holidays just got a little more fun for families! For those looking for some adventure this Christmas and a way to stay active, Christmas Climbs are the perfect group activity. For $25 (Youth) or $35 (Adults), the YMCA Alpine Tower provides endless opportunities for both beginner and experienced climbers to have fun over […]

Report: ISIS group takes credit for 11 Christian deaths

By Todd Beamon From Newsmax An Islamic State group in Nigeria has claimed that they have executed 11 blindfolded Christian men in a video that analysts say was timed to coincide with Christmas. “This is a message to Christians all over the world,” a masked man said in the 56-second video posted online late Thursday […]