Caribbean News Roundup – Nov. 29, 2018

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 News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 29, 2018: Here are the top headlines making news from across the Caribbean for today, Thurs. Nov. 29, 2018.

Sandals Resorts Being Sued For US $30 Million

A US couple is suing the Caribbean resort chain, Sandals, for $30 million after they claim their dream wedding was ruined when their butler fondled the bride. A lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Moral Adderley, a private butler assigned to them, allegedly groped Ashley Reid, 32, the night before her wedding as her husband to be was in the bathroom and she was asleep. Continue Reading

Just Two Caribbean Nations Makes Top 50 Ranks Of Legatum Prosperity Index

Only two Caribbean nation has managed to place in this year’s Legatum Institute Prosperity Top 50 Index. That honor belongs to Trinidad and Tobago and Suriname. T&T ranked at 48th globally on the 2018 Index while Suriname took the 50th spot. The other Caribbean nation coming close was Jamaica, which ranked at 54th. The Legatum Institute is a London-based think-tank with a vision to see all people lifted out of poverty. Globally, 113 countries enjoyed rising levels of prosperity over the last five years, which equates to 75 percent of countries in the Index and home to approximately six billion people.

UWI Staff In Trinidad Kidnapped

Trinidad police are searching for Maria Dass, a Uni­ver­si­ty of the West In­dies staffer, who was snatched near the com­pound’s North gate as she was on her way to pick up her child from school. Her hus­band is a Shell em­ploy­ee. The in­ci­dent was wit­nessed by sev­er­al stu­dents, em­ploy­ees and oth­er peo­ple on the cam­pus. Continue Reading

BVI Man Found Guilty Of Sexual Assault Of Daughter

A BVI man was this week found guilty of sexually assaulting his 15-year-old daughter. Eight of the nine-member jury panel returned with a guilty verdict. The underaged child had testified that she shouted, “Daddy no, Daddy stop” but he did not stop, and he ejaculated inside her vagina and on her body. Continue Reading

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St. Kitts Opposition Leader Gives Testimony On Cambridge Analytica Probe

St. Kitts Opposition Leader, Dr. Denzil Douglas, was called to the UK to testify Tuesday before the country’s Digital Culture, Media and Sport Committee that continues its probe into disinformation and fake news and Cambridge Analytica’s role.  SCL worked on a campaign to win the 2010 general election for Douglas. The London investigations come in the wake of revelations about the role of Cambridge Analytica and its parent company SCL in conditioning behavior to achieve specific objectives. Continue Reading

Turks & Caicos Opposition Wants New Elections

Leader of the Opposition in the Turks & Caicos, Washington Misick, says Governor John Freeman should dissolve the House of Assembly and call a general election to avert a complete systemic breakdown. Continue Reading

Rihanna Seems To Be Back With Boyfriend

Caribbean born Pop star Rihanna and her billionaire boyfriend Hassan Jameel did date night in style at Giorgio Baldi restaurant in Santa Monica, Calif. on Tuesday night. Bodyguards escorted the makeup mogul to a private dining room in the back of the A-list hot spot, where she and Hassan dined for over three hours. Continue Reading

Buju Banton Could Release New Album Next Year

Buju Banton could be a free man soon and seems he is all set to pick up where he left off, getting ready to release his first post-prison album in the New Year. Continue Reading

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