President still to submit 2018 declaration to Integrity Commission - -cites `challenges’

Acknowledging that members of Cabinet ought to comply with the law and declare their assets and liabilities to the Integrity Commission, President David Granger today disclosed that “challenges” have caused a delay in the submission of his 2018 declaratiomore..

Over 1,000 criminal records expunged in Jamaica last year

(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Some 1,046 criminal records were expunged from a total of 1,915 applications received during the 2018/19 fiscal year.more..

Trinidad: Doctor shot dead outside home by bandits

A 75-year-old medical doctor was killed in a robbery near his home before dawn on Wednesday.more..

Senator says Trinidadians drink too much

(Trinidad Express) Independent Senator Dr Varma Deyalsingh says, given the ill-effects of alcohol, legislation should be passed that will make it harder for people to obtain liquor licences.more..

Resignation calls grow as UK PM May’s final Brexit gambit bombs

LONDON,  (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s final Brexit gambit was in tatters today  as lawmakers in her own party rejected a compromise offer and called for her to resign immediately.more..

Trinidad: Children languish in homes as ‘selfish’ parents block adoptions, says MP

(Trinidad Newsday) Tobago East MP Ayanna Webster-Roy is appealing to parents who have children languishing in orphanages to renounce their rights and allow them to be adopted.more..

Philippines’ Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada

MANILA, (Reuters) – President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesmanmore..

113 Jamaica farm workers leave for Canada

(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — A new batch of 113 farm workers will take up employment opportunities in Canada under the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Programme (SAWP).more..

Man shot dead in East La Penitence was suspect in moneychanger murder - —had several robbery matters before court

Collin Hooper, the man who was gunned down in East La Penitence on Monday night, was a suspect in the murder of moneychanger, Prince Phillip Alleyne, who was shot and killed during a robbery outside Ashmins Trading’s building more than a month ago.more..

Integrity Commission seeking investigators

The Integrity Commission is looking for suitably qualified and experienced persons to be employed as investigators.more..