Archive - Apr 2017
The Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) said the rains, which also affected south-west Cuba and Jamaica, caused widespread flooding and the collapse of several bridges, and caused damage to the agricultural and livestock sectors.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – President David Granger met with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle, in this private meeting, during which discussions addressed the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy (QCC), a network of forest conservation initiatives, which involves all 52 countries of the Commonwealth.
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – US President Donald Trump has kept one of his campaign promises to open an office that deals specifically with assisting what he says are victims of crimes committed by criminal immigrants from the Caribbean and other places.The Secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), John F Kelly, announced the official launch of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement Office (VOICE).
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Disgraced former football supremo, Jack Warner, has launched a US$40 million countersuit against continental governing body, CONCACAF, and FIFA Council member Sunil Gulati, for “persistent defamation of character.”In response to a US$20 million lawsuit filed against him last week by CONCACAF in a US Federal Court, the 74-year-old said he had no choice but to instruct his lawyers to initiate legal proceedings.
UWI Vice-Chancellor Sir Hilary Beckles, presented his report to the University Council, said last year a company was contracted to look at the financial strength of the university, which has campuses in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.