August, 2011

Trini teen who threatened PM surrenders to police

Observer, Jamaica: A 14-year old teenager, who allegedly threatened the life of Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar in a video posted on the social network, Facebook, has surrendered to police, less than 24 hours after the Attorney General Anand Ramlogan said she should 'let the law take it course'.

Teenager James wins thrilling gold for Grenada

Reuters, South Korea: Teenager Kirani James exploded on to the world stage with a thrilling victory in the 400 meters final to give the tiny Caribbean nation of Grenada its first world championships medal Tuesday.

Gibbs: 820 arrested

Express, Trinidad: Commissioner of Police Dwayne Gibbs, said yesterday the number of people arrested since the declaration of the State of Emergency on August 21, now stands at 820.

Antiguans in NY tell of 'Irene' experience

Observer, Antigua: St. John's Antigua- Initial reports emerging from Antiguan and Barbudan nationals residing in the state of New York is that the passage of a weakened Tropical Storm Irene was little more than an inconvenience.

UK's Caribbean Carnival under way

The Root, USA: The Notting Hill Carnival, which celebrates the United Kingdom's Caribbean heritage, got under way Sunday with all of the colorful costumes, spicy food and loud music that distinguish this annual event.