MINNESOTA OFFICER MEANT TO GRAB TASER BEFORE SHOOTING BLACK MAN DURING TRAFFIC STOP, POLICE SAY

NBC News The police chief of a Minneapolis suburb said Monday he believes one of the department’s officers wanted to use a Taser but mistakenly drew her service weapon before she fatally shot a Black man point-blank during a traffic stop the day before. The Brooklyn Center Police Department released body-camera video of Sunday’s encounter, … Continued

HRH PRINCE PHILIP TO BE LAID TO REST ON APRIL 17TH

Caribbean news now His Royal Highness (HRH) Prince Philip, the late husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will be laid to rest on Saturday next week, in a low-key ceremony. In an official announcement, the funeral will take place on Saturday 17 April 2021 at 3:00 pm in St George’s Chapel, Windsor. The Duke’s coffin, covered … Continued

QUEEN ELIZABETH II’S HUSBAND, PRINCE PHILLIP DIES AT 99

Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced. The prince married Princess Elizabeth in 1947, five years before she became Queen, and was the longest-serving royal consort in British history. A statement from Buckingham Palace said: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the … Continued

CDC ISSUES NEW COVID-19 GUIDELINES FOR CRUISE SHIP COMPANIES

After five months, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released its long-awaited technical guidelines for cruise ships to sail again in the United States. They are available to view here. The seven pages of regulations were released on Friday afternoon, April 2, and represent a pathway for cruise lines to operate again in … Continued