ARREST MADE IN ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF VENEZUELAN PRESIDENT

August 13, 2018 admin 0

Six Arrested in Connection with Alleged Assassination Attempt on Venezuela’s President CARACAS, Venezuela, Tuesday August 7, 2018 – Six people have been arrested in connection with what the Venezuela government said was an assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro. “The majority of those responsible have been detained. Not only are they confessing, the government has also been able to examine the […More]

COUNCIL MEMBER WILLIAMS PLEADS NOT GUILTY FOLLOWING DEPORTATION PROTEST

March 22, 2018 admin 0

NEW YORK, NY: New York County Criminal Court, Council Member Jumaane D. Williams pleaded not guilty to charges of obstructing an emergency medical vehicle stemming from the January 11 protest of the detention and imminent deportation of immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir. Williams appeared before a judge today alongside sixteen other protesters who were arrested with the Council Member for their roles in […More]

Jamaica Courts: Chief Justice plans to implement time standards for courts

March 15, 2018 admin 0

Jamaica Courts: Chief Justice plans to implement time standards for courts Chief Justice Brian Sykes has said he will be engaging a time standard model in the courts as a means of measuring the delivery of service. He made the disclosure Thursday morning after being sworn in at King’s House. Justice Sykes said a time standard document produced at the […More]

GUN CHARGES: Duo charged with gun, ammo possession remanded

March 1, 2018 admin 0

GUN CHARGES: Duo charged with gun, ammo possession remanded Two men, a handyman and bartender, on Wednesday appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore to answer to charges of illegal gun and ammunition possession. Colwyn Wright and Akeem Simeron both denied the charges, which stated that on February 20, they had in their possession a 9mm pistol along with 29 live rounds […More]

Remand Inmates Costing Guyana Government “A Fortune”

November 24, 2017 admin 0

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Friday November 24, 2017 – Every year, the Guyana government spends almost three-quarter million US dollars to just feed inmates on remand in the country’s prisons. And Minister of National Security Khemraj Ramjattan says it’s putting strain on finances. So he says alternatives to reduce the remand population are needed to resolve this problem. “The current remand population […More]

Ahead of UN mission’s closure

October 13, 2017 admin 0

Ahead of UN mission’s closure, envoy reports greater stability, security in Haiti NEW YORK, USA — Haiti has seen a significant turnaround from profound instability, widespread political violence, and a climate of lawlessness that in 2004 impacted the every-day lives of millions of Haitians, the head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Caribbean islands country told the Security […More]

Vessel with 159 pounds of cocaine intercepted north of Puerto Rico;

May 15, 2017 admin 0

Vessel with 159 pounds of cocaine intercepted north of Puerto Rico; three arrested AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico — US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) detected a single engine vessel on Tuesday evening attempting to smuggle more than 159 pounds (72 kilos) of cocaine north of Arecibo. Puerto Rico Police Department marine units intercepted the vessel and […More]

Prima facie case made out against Abu Bakr

March 30, 2017 admin 0

…he can call witnesses or testify JAMAAT-al-Muslimeen leader Yasin Abu Bakr on Monday had a prima facie case made out against him after a Port of Spain magistrate said she was satisfied that sufficient evidence was presented to have sentence imposed on him for failing to appear before a commission of inquiry into the 1990 coup attempt. Abu Bakr reappeared […More]

Three cops to go on trial

March 30, 2017 admin 0

…Alexander, Seales, Mires in court in May THREE police officers including president of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Social and Welfare Association (TTPSSWA) Insp Michael Seales as well as former TV6’s crime show co-host Insp Roger Alexader will face trial for separate offences when they next appear in court in May. Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar yesterday set May 2, […More]

Dominica diplomat arrested in billion dollar embezzlement scheme

February 6, 2017 admin 0

TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian man, who holds a diplomatic passport issued by Dominica and is accused of helping to embezzle billions of dollars while Iran evaded international oil sanctions, has been arrested after a lengthy international manhunt. Alireza Zibahalat Monfared, 43, was arrested by Interpol and handed over to Iran on January 15, 2017. Monfared is accused of involvement […More]

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