Jamaica: Pastor charged with statutory rape

(jamaica observer) A Moravian pastor alleged to have had sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl on the night of Wednesday, December 28, 2016, has been formally charged with statutory rape, police say. He has been identified as 64-year-old Robert Clarke,...

Guyanese national who came to NewYork to attend his grandmother’s funeral shot dead over a gold chain

(NYDAILY) A Guyanese national who came to the United States to attend his grandmother’s funeral scheduled for Wednesday has been shot dead over a gold chain, becoming New York City’s first homicide for 2017. Ricky Kalisaran’s family said that the 31-year-old,...

Guyana: Two executed on New Year’s Day

(kaieteurnews) Poultry vendor, Desmond Singh called “David” was one of two persons who were riddled with bullets around 19:00 hrs on New Year’s Day at Humphrey’s Street, Friendship, East Bank Demerara (EBD). The incident is being described as a planned...

New low in Barbados crime

(CARIBBEANLIFENEWS) December has presented Barbados with unusual incidents in what residents see a year of crime increases, with robbers attacking the clergy, and in another instance, carting away 26 televisions from the national cricket stadium. These two strange twists in...

Caribbean "Passports for Sale"

The controversial practice in some Caribbean nations of Citizenship By Investment was in the global spotlight Sunday as CBS’ 60 Minutes put the focus on what it called simply: “Passports for Sale.” Steve Kroft along with producers Graham Messick and...

Dominica Government to Help 20 Families After Massive Blaze

(DOMINICA NEWS ONLINE) Intense work is expected to get off the ground this week to rebuild houses for 20 families who lost all their possessions in a massive blaze on Boxing Day. Raging fire swept through the community of Silver...