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Homosexuality legal in Trinidad, Court rules buggery law unconstitutional

Homosexuality legal in Trinidad, Court rules buggery law unconstitutional

The High Court of Trinidad & Tobago has thrown out the country’s buggery laws, which punished same-sex relations with up to 25 years in prison. The statute was…

Lawsuit, as Guyanese child refused chance to sit SEA

Lawsuit, as Guyanese child refused chance to sit SEA

(Source: Trinidad Daily Express) THE Ministry of Education is being threatened with legal action by the guardians of an 11-year-old boy who claim the child is being denied…

Twenty dead in attempted breakout from Brazil prison

Twenty dead in attempted breakout from Brazil prison

(BBC) A number of inmates at a jail in the northern Brazilian city of Belem have died during an attempted mass breakout. They were aided by an armed group outside…

Exxon Can’t Dodge State Climate Change Probes, Judge Says

Exxon Can’t Dodge State Climate Change Probes, Judge Says

(Bloomberg) — Exxon Mobil Corp.’s attempt to derail a multistate fraud investigation into the company’s public comments about climate change flamed out in a New York court. U…

Exxon Sparks IMF Concern With Weighty Returns in Tiny Guyana

Exxon Sparks IMF Concern With Weighty Returns in Tiny Guyana

(Bloomberg.com) ExxonMobil Corp. got such a “favorable” deal from Guyana, home to the biggest new deepwater oil play, that the tiny South American country should rewrite its tax laws…

Brazil’s Lula ‘will not turn himself in to police’

Brazil’s Lula ‘will not turn himself in to police’

(BBC) Brazilian ex-President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva will not turn himself in to police, despite being ordered to do so by a judge, reports say. Lula was…

Taxi driver, 70 charged with child rape

Taxi driver, 70 charged with child rape

70-YEAR OLD man appeared before the charged with the sexually assault of a 12-year old girl. Part time taxi driver Giefton Raymond appeared before the San Fernando senior…

US to start using Social Media history on persons seeking to enter country

US to start using Social Media history on persons seeking to enter country

(BBC) The Trump administration has said it wants to start collecting the social media history of nearly everyone seeking a visa to enter the US. The proposal, which comes from…

Venezuela wants new diplomatic talks on border issue

Venezuela wants new diplomatic talks on border issue

The Venezuelan Gov. has written the Guyanese Government requesting that the two nations restart diplomatic discussions on the border controversy. According to the communique from Venezuela, the Ministry of People…

Ecuador: 3 Journalists Kidnapped in Northern Border

Ecuador: 3 Journalists Kidnapped in Northern Border

(Telesur)The kidnapping and a series of violent attacks in the border are leading many to call for U.S. military presence in Ecuadorean territory. In a press conference Tuesday…