CRICKET-IND/WIS-RESULT India beat West Indies by 67 runs – 3rd T20I

India defeated West Indies by 67 runs in the final Twenty20 International of the three-match series at the Wankhede Stadium here Wednesday. Scores: INDIA 240 for three off 20 overs (KL Rahul 91, Rohit Sharma 71, Virat Kohli 70 not out) vs WEST INDIES 173 for eight of 20 overs…

CRICKET-IND/WIS-LEAD Windies series hopes evaporate amidst India onsalught

West Indies’ bid for a rare series win fizzled under the weight of an enormous run chase as India pulled off a convincing 67-run victory in Wednesday’s third Twenty20 International to clinch a 2-1 verdict in the three-match series. Faced with a record run chase of 241 for victory at…

BERMUDA-COURT-Policeman who tore up traffic tickets for own gain, jailed

A 34-year-old former police officer has been jailed for two-and-a-half years after admitting he dumped more than 60 traffic tickets for his own profit. Kyle Wheatley resigned from the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) on Monday after he pleaded guilty in the Supreme Court to conspiracy to defeat the ends of…

CARIBBEAN-EDUCATION- OECS schools to benefit from improved internet connectivity

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) partnered with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to launch ProjectConnect, the first pillar of a wider project which seeks to connect school’s worldwide to the internet . ProjectConnect aims to map schools and provide real-time data on the quality of their internet…

GUYANA – SECURITY – Guyana steps up fight against Trafficking in Persons

Guyana on Wednesday, intensified its fight against Trafficking in Persons (TIP) with the launch of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for investigating and prosecution of cases. The development is a collaboration between the government, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the US Department of State. Minister of Public Security and…

JAMAICA-CRIME- US Ambassador calls for united approach in fighting cybercrime

United States Ambassador to Jamaica, Donald Tapia, is calling for a united approach among nations in combatting the growing problem of cybercrime. Addressing a cybersecurity workshop for Latin American and Caribbean countries in the western city of Montego Bay recently, he noted that while the Internet has changed lives, ushered…

CRICKET-CWC LEAGUE-Bermuda’s Darrell slapped with two-match ban

Bermuda batsman Deunte Darrell’s involvement at the Cricket World Cup Challenge League B in Oman was abruptly ended after he was suspended for two matches by the world governing body for swearing. Darrell, 27, who was already sailing close to the wind after receiving a one-match ban last month at…