Crime & Police 

Three in Custody for a quantity of Crack-Cocaine and other Drugs

Three people are in police custody assisting the Police in their investigations, after a quantity of Crack-Cocaine and Cannabis were discovered at their home. Shanelle Anthea Henry 30, along with 31 year old Michael Henry and 35 year old Marlon Anderson Brooks, all of Bolans, were taken into custody, after officers attached to Narcotics, K-9 and Special Services Units raided their home Wednesday afternoon and found 70 pieces of Crack/Cocaine, 14 grams of Cocaine powder and 30.7 grams of Cannabis. Large sums of U.S and E.C currencies were also seized…

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Crime & Police 

Grays Farm Man Fined $20k on Drug Charges

Glentis Davis, 31 of Christian Street, Grays Farm was convicted and fined $20,000 on multiple drug charges in St. Johns Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. He appeared before Chief Magistrate Walsh charged with Possession of 732.2 grams of Cannabis, Possession with intent to transfer and Possession with intent to sell. He pleaded guilty and was ordered to pay $12,500 forthwith. He has up until the end of March this year to pay the remaining balance, or serve 2 years at Her Majesty’s Prison. The Court heard that officers attached to the…

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Education Regional News 

UWI Marks 70 Years or Service and Leadership

For the past 70 years The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has provided service and leadership to the Caribbean region. Since its inception in 1948, The UWI has been a pivotal force in every aspect of Caribbean development; residing at the centre of all efforts to improve the well-being of our people. In 2018, The UWI celebrates its evolution from a university college in Jamaica with 33 medical students to an internationally respected regional university with near 50,000 students. With four campuses in Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago,…

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Crime & Police ONDCP 

ONDCP Intercepts Over $11 million worth of Cocaine

On Wednesday January 3, 2018, ONDCP officers conducted a successful drug interdiction on the Sir George Walter Highway during which, a large quantity of cocaine was seized. A total of 286 bricks of Cocaine with a combined weight of 336.40 kilograms or (740.8lbs) was found. The drug carries an estimated wholesale value of Eleven Million Eight Hundred and Seven Thousand, Six Hundred and Forty Thousand ($11,807,640.00 ECD). One Antiguan resident has been arrested in connection with this operation. Investigations are ongoing.

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OECS Regional News 

Mexican Ambassador presents credentials to Director General of the OECS

The Ambassador of the United Mexican States to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) His Excellency Oscar Esparza-Vargas, presented his credentials to the Director General of the OECS, Dr. Didacus Jules on Wednesday, 20 December 2017 at a short luncheon hosted by Ambassador Esparza-Vargas. In presenting his credentials H.E. Oscar Esparza-Vargas reiterated the deep friendship and commitment of Mexico to bilateral and multilateral solidarity with the Eastern Caribbean States, as well as to the ideals of integration between them embodied and implemented by the OECS. He discussed with the…

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