KINGSTON – Kingston Container Terminal Services Limited has been ordered by the Supreme Court to pay $9 million in damages to its employee, Ryan Henry, who suffered injuries while he…

Elderly Frenchman pleads guilty to alien smuggling

Elderly Frenchman pleads guilty to alien smuggling

ST THOMAS – A 71-year-old French national has pleaded guilty two 38 counts of alien smuggling, four months after being arrested while trying to smuggle Cubans into the US Virgin…

Iran denies plans to swap prisoners with United States

DUBAI – Iran is not considering a prisoner exchange with the United States, a senior official said on Tuesday, ahead of an expected verdict for an Iranian-American journalist held in…

Men banned from roads for drink driving

HAMILTON – Two men have been banned from the roads for drink-driving offences. Kaiai White, of Paget, pleaded guilty in Magistrates’ Court yesterday morning to driving while over the legal…

Tourist arrivals trending upwards

Tourist arrivals trending upwards

ROAD TOWN – The Territory’s tourism figures are up by three percent over last year signaling a positive growth within the industry, the BVI Tourist Board stated last Friday. Figures…

Parliament urgently calls for a traffic plan

Parliament urgently calls for a traffic plan

WILLEMSTAD – From material damages to fatalities. Traffic on Curaçao compared with other countries is unsafe. The Parliament urges the Government to come up with a plan for safer traffic…

Girl suicide bomber kills 5 and injures 41

DAMATURU – Police say a girl suicide bomber killed five people in an attack at the crowded entrance to a bus station in Damaturu in northeast Nigeria. Assistant Superintendent Toyin…