Archive for: May, 2014

WHO report reveals country with highest alcohol consumption in Caribbean

  ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Thursday May 15, 2014, CMC – The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed Grenada as having the highest alcohol consumption per capita in the Caribbean. In its 2014 Global Status Report on Alcohol and Health, the WHO said the island was given a 12.5 per cent rating, followed by St. Lucia…

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Alcohol kills one person every 10 seconds worldwide: WHO

Geneva (AFP) – Alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year, more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined, the World Health Organization said Monday, warning that booze consumption was on the rise. Including drunk driving, alcohol-induced violence and abuse, and a multitude of diseases and disorders, alcohol causes one in 20 deaths globally every year,…

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Driver at wheel in car towed not driving drunk – freed

NEWSDAY Friday, April 25 2014 DRUNK drivers may have a way out to beat the breathalyser after a night out. Tow your car home, and, you can even sit in the driver’s seat while it is being towed. In a ruling handed down yesterday in the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court, a man was freed on…

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