November 19, 2019

Tobago council member undertakes protest swim

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By Bert Wilkinson From Caribbean Life If it unclear whether he meant to embarrass the administration of Prime Minister Keith Rowley or to simply bring attention to the plight of people in Tobago but a council member from Tobago said he was so fed up with problems relating to the crucial ferry between Trinidad and […]

Calypso Rose welcomes government’s offer

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From Newsday T&T “PUT my name on the plane,” McCartha “Calypso Rose” Lewis said yesterday after hearing about plans government has for her which include naming a Caribbean Airlines aircraft after her and providing her with a Diplomatic passport. In a brief interview, Lewis said she felt thrilled, happy and thanked God to be alive […]

Seat Mix-up on Caribbean Airlines lands passenger In police custody

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From Caribbean360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sunday October 23, 2016 – A Jamaican-born UK citizen is threatening to sue Caribbean Airlines over a seat mix-up landed him in court in Trinidad and Tobago. When Dudley Smith boarded the flight to Barbados at the Norman Manley International Airport he never dreamt that it would lead to his first […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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  Cayman Islands: General Mills Flour Recall Expansion July 1st, 2016 Foster’s Food Fair – IGA would like to announce that General Mills continues to collaborate with health officials to investigate a multistate outbreak of E. coli O121, and is expanding its recall of Gold Medal flour, Wondra flour, and Signature Kitchens flour to include […]

Jamaica: Yellow fever lockout

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From Jamaica Gleaner Nine sent home; eight quarantined – Visitors can’t prove vaccination Jamaica has carried out its threat to deny entry to the island persons who could not prove that they were vaccinated against the yellow fever virus by turning back nine passengers who arrived in the island yesterday. Up to press time last […]

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  Cayman Islands: Proactive traffic stops in Bodden Town last Thursday yield four arrests From RCIPS Last Thursday afternoon, 23 June, Bodden Town officers conducted a proactive traffic operation along Bodden Town Road. A black Mitsubishi, which attempted to avoid the road block, was pursued and stopped by police. In addition to having an expired […]

Guyana, Caribbean Airlines resolve dumping of duty free purchases; CJI Airport lifts threat to ban airline

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By Denis Chabro From Demerara Waves Officials of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, the Chairman and Executive Management of Caribbean Airlines and representatives from the Civil Aviation Authorities of Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago met in Guyana today to explore solutions to the issue currently affecting transit passengers who purchase duty free. The duty free issue […]

Caribbean Airways Flight attendant who smuggled cocaine in spandex underwear jailed

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From FOX News A flight attendant who admitted to trying to smuggle more than 6.5 pounds of cocaine into South Florida in his spandex underwear has been sentenced to two years and six months in federal prison. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports 40-year-old Rohan Myers was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in October to […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

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  Cayman Islands Grand Court Jurors Reporting Time Update  The Grand Court jury report time (not the date) has been changed. The date remains the same. All Grand Court Jurors who are in the 13 JANUARY – 5 APRIL 2016 session, please be advised that the report time on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 has been […]

Caribbean artistes come together for Dominica in Canada

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From Antigua Observer Toronto, On. Artistes from Across the Caribbean united in an exhilarating fundraising event for Dominica, hosted by the Jamaican Canadian Association last week. A jam-packed house, into the early hours of morning, made up of people from across the Caribbean islands, watched artists from across the Caribbean, deliver rousing and highly entertaining […]