January, 2014

12-year-old Trinidad boy on murder charge

The 12-year-old child, along with his 16-year-old sister and another 16-year-old youth have been charged jointly with 18-year-old Stefan Frederick with the murder of 54-year-old Dulraj Boyan Deodath.

Jamaican hoteliers call for jet ski ban

On Tuesday Thomas Torres Castillo, 53, from Las Vegas was struck by a jet ski as he was swimming while last August, Tonoya Hyman, 6, was killed when a runaway jet ski, which was being driven by a tourist, got out of control and mowed her down.

Sagicor agrees to purchase RBC Jamaica

While financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed, the purchase price approximately reflects the book value of RBC Jamaica. RBC expects the transaction to result in an estimated loss of C$60 million.

Caribbean walks the talk on clean energy policy

Barbados, for instance, which spends an estimated 400 million dollars annually on fossil fuel imports, has announced plans for a wind, gas and solar energy programme that requires almost one billion dollars in investments.