Attorney Andrea Jacobs making big strides with UNEP on climate change network

Antiguan Attorney-at-Law, Andrea A. Jacobs was nominated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as the coordinator for the first ever Caribbean Environment and Climate Change Lawyers Network (CECCLN). Firstly,…

Vanuatu receives first aid for islands ravaged by Pam

Vanuatu receives first aid for islands ravaged by Pam

VANUATU – Aid is beginning to arrive in Vanuatu after the Pacific island nation was hit by a cyclone which President Baldwin Lonsdale described as a “monster.” Air force planes…

T&T cops in jail

PORT OF SPAIN – A Senior Magistrate yesterday expressed shock that two police officers who are on a myriad of serious criminal charges – including accepting bribes, unlawful imprisonment and…

DASPA boss apologises to cruise ship following landfill fire

DASPA boss apologises to cruise ship following landfill fire

ROSEAU – Smoke and fumes from a fire at the Fond Cole Landfill have forced Chief Executive Officer of the Dominica Air and Seaport Authority (DASPA), Benoit Bardouille to apologise…

Chancellor maintains judicial backlog not unique to Guyana

GEORGETOWN – Chancellor of the Judiciary, Justice Carl Singh is maintaining that the judicial backlog of cases, which continues to be an area of concern for rights groups and legal…

Rihanna has made fashion history again

Rihanna has made fashion history again

According to E! online, the self-proclaimed “bad gal” is now the face of Dior, making her the first ‘black’ woman to serve as an ambassador for the French fashion house.…

U.S.A. unease about nuclear-weapons fuel takes aim at a South African vault

PELINDABA — Enough nuclear explosive to fuel half a dozen bombs, each powerful enough to obliterate central Washington or most of Lower Manhattan, is locked in a former silver vault…

Subject of HBO documentary arrested in murder probe

LOS ANGELES – Robert Durst, subject of the HBO documentary The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, has been arrested in New Orleans for a Los Angeles murder.…

Vladimir Putin ‘in bed with a bad cold watching Crimea documentary’

Vladimir Putin ‘in bed with a bad cold watching Crimea documentary’

Media speculation has reached fever pitch over the weekend about the whereabouts of Russian President Vladimir Putin – now missing from the public eye for 10 days – with swirling…

US military concerned over ISIS terrorists returning to Caribbean

US military concerned over ISIS terrorists returning to Caribbean

WASHINGTON – A top US general has warned that Caribbean countries are unable to track nationals that could return from fighting for ISIS in Syria and elsewhere in the Middle…