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Dominican Republic

¡Managua, gracias por una noche maravillosa! #OjalaQueLluevaCafé #TodoTieneSuHoraTour


Barbados

Teary goodbye - https://goo.gl/BxgFzN
The final farewell for 13-year-old Hananiah Aran Jahdiel Reeves was nothing short of emotional as a distraught crowd packed into the Ellerton Wesleyan Holiness Church to say their last goodbyes.
Hananiah’s family, friends and schoolmates from Princess Margaret Secondary School huddled inside the
#LocalNews


Barbados

Stay-at-home dad must be on best behaviour - https://goo.gl/4ozUnA
A 27-year-old stay-at-home dad must be on his best behaviour for the next six months if he wants to avoid spending three months at Dodds prison.
Magistrate Douglas Frederick imposed the bond on Omar Anthony Monlondon of Perry Gap, Roebuck Street, St Michael today after he pleaded guilty to
#Court


Barbados

Teenage volleyballer dies - https://goo.gl/s5HLjL
National volleyballer Shamar Bishop, 18, is dead.
Bishop, a student at the Barbados Community College, succumbed to his injuries at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital today, after being involved in a vehicular accident between last Saturday night and early Sunday morning. #LocalNews


Barbados

SOMALIA - Somalia’s death toll now at 358 as ‘state of war’ planned - https://goo.gl/amyvEk
MOGADISHU — Thousands of anguished Somalis gathered to pray Friday at the site of the country’s deadliest attack, while the toll rose to 358 and dozens remained missing. Somalia’s president will announce a “state of war” against the al-Shabab extremist group blamed for the bombing, the prime
#World


Barbados

Focus on newcomers in Barbados Pride squad - https://goo.gl/8iBCem
Despite the badly rain-hit Barbados Pride practice matches, there were a few inspiring performances which must lead to at least three players making their first-class debuts in the opening round of the Digicel four-day Championship against Trinidad & Tobago Red Force at Kensington Oval next
#Cricket, #Sports


Barbados

JAMAICA - ‘Cyber rape’ . . . former news anchor reports Jamaican ex-boyfriend to local authorities - https://www.barbadostoday.bb/2017/10/20/jamaica-cyber-rape-former-news-a...
KINGSTON – A former American celebrity TV news anchor is accusing the Jamaican authorities of not doing enough to stop her Jamaican ex-lover from subjecting her to what she described as “cyber rape”.
Darieth Chisolm has also said that her former boyfriend, who was deported from the United States
#Jamaica, #Regional


Barbados

ANTIGUA - Fire leaves 15 jobless - https://www.barbadostoday.bb/2017/10/20/antigua-fire-leaves-15-jobless/
Fifteen people, mostly self-employed, lost their businesses when a fire broke out and burned three buildings in the city during the early morning hours yesterday.
Those left jobless operated or worked at Cameo Boutique/Gigi Plaza Store, Valitta’s Salon, and Uprising Barber Shop and Hair and Nail
#Antigua, #Regional


Barbados

Gibson granted bail - https://goo.gl/Ri2SSt
A Barbados Water Authority (BWA) employee was today granted bail after being charged with unlawful possession of cannabis and unlawful possession of an apparatus.

Around 7:20 this morning, members of the Suppressing Criminal Activity Targeting Society Unit acting on information went to the Pine
#LocalNews


Barbados

BARBADOS TODAY EVENING UPDATE - October 20, 2017 - https://goo.gl/tGWN2K
Family and friends bid farewell to 13-year-old accident victim.
A top member of the clergy tells Barbados to keep elections clean.
The BSTU warns that industrial action is looming
…and more in the BT Evening News Update…


Barbados

2013 BLP ‘nightmare’ back again - https://goo.gl/asVF9Y
If recent public opinion polls were anything to go by, it would seem that the next election  is a far-gone conclusion and that the Mia Mottley-led Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is on course for a major victory.
That’s if the main Opposition party can successfully overcome a number of recurring...(link in profile)
#Editorial


Jamaica

The #Oteam's Novia McDonald-Whyte presenting on the Science of Confidence at NextGen Cayman Inspire's 100 Women in Finance.


Barbados

Missing teenager - https://goo.gl/NaxyPf
Police are searching for a missing teenager.

Fourteen-year-old Shamia Michaela Simpson was last seen by her mother Taneisha Simpson sometime around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Shamia is five feet, five inches tall and is dark in complexion.

She has a tattoo with her initials “SS” on the left
#LocalNews


Barbados

BARBADOS TODAY AFTERNOON UPDATE - October 20, 2017 - https://goo.gl/P7shnr
One university lecturer calls for a review of the public’s approach to tertiary education.  Police seek the public’s assistance in locating missing Christ Church teen.  These and other stories in the Barbados TODAY afternoon news.


Barbados

Food security is critical - https://goo.gl/xqsiDu
Despite the fact that the Caribbean states make negligible contributions to global greenhouse gas emission rates (0.17 per cent), they find themselves facing the front-line of climate change impacts as they are susceptible to natural disasters and climate vulnerability.
Hurricanes have not just
#Column


Barbados

The issue of paternal access - https://www.barbadostoday.bb/2017/10/20/the-issue-of-paternal-access/

I want to begin this week by offering my condolences to the family and friends of the late veteran journalist and editor, Robert Best. Mr. Best taught me and I remember three things specifically about his classes. Firstly, Mr. Best was always well prepared and enthusiastic about his class. He
#Column


Barbados

No more “outside child” - https://goo.gl/23MmZp

The recent recognition of cohabiting partners in the succession landscape via the Smith v Selby decision, brings to mind another “relative” that we may or may not acknowledge while our parents are alive but unsheathe the talons the moment they close their eyes. The reference is to the person
#Column


Barbados

I remember Robert Best - https://goo.gl/Y6Hctc
I got my first job offer in Queen’s Park one December afternoon a few days after Christmas in 1958.
With three other sons to feed and clothe, my mother and my aunt “over in away” in Harlem, could take me no further than fifth form with the weight of those quarterly $26-school fees and other
#Features


Jamaica

All is in place for tomorrow's staging of the tribute concert which is the marquis event for this year's staging of the Peter Tosh Music Festival.

Set for the Pulse Complex in New Kingston, the event features a star-studded line-up of some of reggae's top acts paying tribute to the late reggae icon who was one of the original members of The Wailers, along with Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer.

Read more in today's Daily Observer or www.jamaicaobserver.com


Barbados

Your new #barbadostodayepaper is available -http://epaper.barbadostoday.bb/ (click the link in our profile to activate all news stories - try the experience on your mobile today)


Barbados

Soldiering through disaster - https://www.barbadostoday.bb/2017/10/20/soldiering-through-disaster/
In 2016 Brian Cole moved to Saint Maarten looking for a fresh start. What he got instead was a new appreciation for life.
He had accepted a position as a teacher and assistant manager at a private music school in the Dutch territory, and the prospect of a new beginning with new challenges were
#Leisure