August, 2010

Fiona affecting LIAT flights

LIAT, still trying to fly out passengers after service was disrupted by Hurricane Earl, could have further problems with Tropical Storm Fiona.

Cop killed in alleged gunfight with colleagues

Observer, Jamaica: Police Constable Sheldon Williams, accused of misbehaviour while on a pleasure boat in this resort town, was fatally shot under questionable circumstances during a confrontation with his colleagues Sunday night, prompting a probe by the Bureau of Special Investigation (BSI).

Shot attorney dies at hospital

Newsday, Trinidad: Attorney Nofritari Montrose, 38, who was shot in her head two weeks ago outside her Arima home, succumbed to her injuries early yesterday morning while at hospital.

Good girl gone wax

NBC, USA: That's a figurative Rihanna, and literal swag. A wax statue of everyone's favorite Barbados-born pop queen will be unveiled at the museum at 1001 F St. NW at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Crash investigators reassess aircraft braking: report

Reuters, USA: Crash investigators are re-evaluating the performance of aircraft braking systems in rainy conditions, following the overshooting of an American Airlines plane on the runway while landing in Jamaica last year, the Wall Street Journal reported.