Bastian wins bronze for The Bahamas
Nassau Guardian

Izaak Bastian won the country’s sixth medal at the 6th Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) last night, and his second, touching the wall in a personal best time in third place in the boys 100 meters (m) breast. One night...

Drugs smuggler jailed
Royal Gazette

A drugs mule who was caught after smuggling a stash of fentanyl into Bermuda believed to be worth nearly 800,000 has been jailed for seven years. Jacqueline Robinson swallowed 45 pellets of the lethal drug before...

Colthrust cops T&T’s first medal at Youth Games
Trinidad Guardian

Adell Colthrust created history on Thursday evening at the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) capturing T&T’s first ever gold medal when he won the boy’s 100 metres currently under way in Nassau, Bahamas. At the...

US friendly fire kills 12 Afghan police officers
Telegraph UK

US friendly fire kills 12 Afghan police officers ALL SECTIONS More US friendly fire kills 12 Afghan police officers US forces take part in a helicopter Medevac exercise in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Credit: Omar...

Former Cayman premier arrested in the United States
Nation News

MIAMI – Speaker of the House in the Cayman Islands and former Premier McKeeva Bush was arrested earlier this week in the United States following an incident at a casino. According to Broward County...

Curry wins bronze; The Bahamas’ boys beach soccer team wins
Nassau Guardian

Adrian Curry knew that he had to get out fast last night and run one of the better races of his life in order to win a medal for The Bahamas at the 6th Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG). In one of the tightest races of the...

The Bahamas crashes out of tennis competition at CYG
Nassau Guardian

The tennis segment of the 6th Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) is now over for Team Bahamas. Bahamian Donte Armbrister gave it all he could yesterday, but came up just short against Eleftherios Neos, of Cyprus, in boys...

Officials meet to discuss prevalence of drug use among persons 12-65
Nassau Guardian

Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said the dissemination meeting for the Bahamas National Drug Assessments presents health and law enforcement officials with an opportunity to learn new knowledge generated by research on...

Roberts: ‘Rise up’ against evil of the FNM
Nassau Guardian

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts last night called on party supporters to “rise up and challenge” the Minnis administration and take to the “streets, march and demonstrate”....

Angela Merkel backs hardline policy on Turkey after activists' arrest
Telegraph UK

Credit: KAI PFAFFENBACH/ REUTERS And inflammatory remarks from Mr Erdogan, who accused Germany of committing political suicide by blocking him from addressing a rally of German Turks on the sidelines on the G20 summit,...

OJ Simpson granted parole
Jamaica Observer

NEVADA, USA (AP) — O J Simpson was granted parole yesterday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing that...

Former Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush arrested in US
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, United States (CMC) — Speaker of the House in the Cayman Islands and former Premier McKeeva Bush was arrested earlier this week in the United States following an incident at a casino.According to Broward...

St Fort looks to repeat at Pan Am
Trinidad Guardian

T&T’s Khalifa St Fort will be looking to repeat as the women’s 100 metres champion at the Pan American Under-20 Championships which begins today in Trujullo, Peru and runs until Sunday. St Fort headlines the...

American Jailed for Hiding Money in Belize
Channel 5 Belize

A Florida national is headed to jail for using hidden Belize accounts to conspire to commit tax and bank fraud. Forty-eight-year-old Casey Padula of Port Charlotte, Florida, pleaded guilty in [...]

African robotics team disappears after U.S. competition
Dominica Vibes

Two of the six teen members of a robotics team from Burundi who disappeared after an international competition in Washington, D.C., were seen crossing into Canada, police confirmed Thursday. “We don’t have an...

British silence on public transport 'makes it harder to stop sexual assault'
Telegraph UK

British silence on public transport 'makes it harder to stop sexual assault' ALL SECTIONS More British silence on public transport 'makes it harder to stop sexual assault' Most assault happen at rush hour when the tube is...

Former telecoms manager pleads guilty in $3m Haitian bribery scheme
Jamaica Gleaner

MIAMI (AP): The former general manager of a Florida-based telecommunications company has pleaded guilty for his role in a $3 million Haitian bribery scheme. Court records show 66-year-old Amadeus Richers, who headed...

Healthy Greene wants to win a medal for The Bahamas
Nassau Guardian

The Bahamas will send an eight-member team to the Pan American U20 Athletics Championships, scheduled for July 21-23 in Trujillo, Peru. The eight members of the team are: Females — Brianne Bethel (100/200 meters),...

The Bahamas loses again in beach volleyball, but girls make quarters
Nassau Guardian

The Bahamas’ girls and both boys beach volleyball teams lost yesterday, but the country was able to salvage something as the girls survived a draw, allowing them to play in today’s quarter-finals. Hence, they...

Dion Smith speaks
Nassau Guardian

In his first public statement since the theft probe that led to his arrest, former Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) Chairman and former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) MP for Nassau Village...

Crime in England and Wales suffers largest annual rise in a decade
Telegraph UK

Crime in England and Wales suffers largest annual rise in a decade ALL SECTIONS More Crime in England and Wales suffers largest annual rise in a decade The Office for National Statistics has published crime statistics...

Jamaican gets jail time for scamming US woman
Jamaica Observer

MASSACHUSETTS, United States (AP) — A Jamaican man living in Massachusetts has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for scamming a Texas widow out of more than US$120,000.Kemal Barnes, who lived in Malden,...

Amcham calls for fiscal rules on debt
Trinidad Guardian

The American Chamber of Commerce of T&T (Amcham T&T) is calling for focus on expenditure reduction and debt management in recommendations submitted to the Ministry of Finance on the 2017/2018 National Budget....

Richards eyes 22m and a medal in London
Jamaica Gleaner

WINNING medals at the highest level in the shot put is not new to O'Dayne Richards, with his biggest success in his career so far coming at the 2015 Beijing World Championships, where he collected bronze in the...

US Senator McCain diagnosed with brain cancer — office
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Veteran US Senator John McCain, a onetime prisoner of war and the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his office announced Wednesday.

Jamaican sentenced in Boston court for lottery scamming in US
Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaican Kemal Barnes has been sentenced to 15 months in prison by a federal court in Boston in the United States on a lottery scamming charge. The sentence was handed down on Monday. The 34-year-old man, who lives in...

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